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Cummings Charges Towards Christmas Cup 2014

Cummings Charges Towards Christmas Cup 2014

Anthony Cummings will use a run at Rosehill on Saturday to see if his progressive stayer Barge And Charge is up to a run over the mile and a half in the 2014 Christmas Cup seven days later on Villiers Stakes Day. The Stratum five-year-old has won up to 1850m but is as yet to…

Drago & Surge Ahead Set for 2014 Villiers Stakes

Drago & Surge Ahead Set for 2014 Villiers Stakes

Local horseman Anthony Cummings could saddle-up two chances in Saturday week’s Villiers Stakes 2014 at Royal Randwick with stable mates Drago and Surge Ahead racing this weekend in a trial for the summer handicap. It is shaping up as a top edition of the $175,000 Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1600m) on December 13 with a…

2014 Villiers Stakes Hopefuls Tested at Kensington

2014 Villiers Stakes Hopefuls Tested at Kensington

Anthony Cummings currently has three hopefuls for the Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Kensington on December 13, which may or may not decrease following a track meeting this Saturday. The summer feature race is on the cards for last start winner Paris Match, Drago, and Surge Ahead. The three could find themselves 2014 Villiers…

Scan to Determine Fiveandahalfstar’s Spring Return

Scan to Determine Fiveandahalfstar’s Spring Return

After getting injured during their The BMW win last April, the Anthony Cummings-trained champion Fiveandahalfstar is set to undergo scans to see whether they’ve recovered in time for a Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival bid later this year. Cummings confirmed the Hotel Grand four-year-old would get scans done this week to reveal whether they’ll be back…

Complacent Out Of The Australian Guineas

Complacent Out Of The Australian Guineas

Darley colt Complacent has been ruled out of the Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) that will be run at Flemington on March 1 as part of the 2014 Melbourne Festival Of Racing. Complacent was included in the nominations for the Australian Guineas that were released last week, but trainer Peter Snowden confirmed that the son…

2013 Victoria Derby Form Guide & Betting Stats

2013 Victoria Derby Form Guide & Betting Stats

This Saturday the season’s richest race for three-year-olds will take centre stage at Flemington Racecourse with the Victoria Derby 2013set to steal the show, the Races.com.au team’s exclusive form guide analysis and betting preview for which is found below. Running as Flemington Race 6 at 3:00pm (AEST) this year’s $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria…

Moonee Valley Vase 2013 Field – Complacent Out

Moonee Valley Vase 2013 Field – Complacent Out

A field of three-year-old Victoria Derby hopes is due to run up against each other in the 2013 Moonee Valley Vase on Cox Plate Day this Saturday, the field for the Moonee Valley feature to be missing top nominee Complacent. Peter Snowden’s flying colt has own their past three on the trot most recently enjoying…

2013 Victoria Derby First Declarations Leave 24

2013 Victoria Derby First Declarations Leave 24

The number of three-year-olds heading towards a run in Saturday’s weeks Victoria Derby 2013 on the opening day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival at Flemington has been cut to 24 after Racing Victoria took first acceptances for the classic today. There were no major omissions from the $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m),…

Derby Favourite Heads 2013 Moonee Valley Vase Nominations

Derby Favourite Heads 2013 Moonee Valley Vase Nominations

Peter Snowden’s 2013 Victoria Derby favourite Complacent will have their final lead-up to the November 2 feature at Moonee Valley this weekend running in the $220,000 Group 2 Mitchelton Wines Vase (2040m). Also known as the Moonee Valley Vase, the three-year-olds set weights race this year drew 12 early entries with nominations for the Cox…

2013 Spring Champion Stakes Betting Update

2013 Spring Champion Stakes Betting Update

While the season’s three-year-old milers are facing off in Melbourne today for the 2013 Caulfield Guineas, over in Sydney the Group 1 racing action for the spring comes to a close with the Spring Champion Stakes 2013. Running as Randwick Race 6 t 4:02pm (AEST) there are 14 hopefuls set to face off in this…