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Commanding Jewel out of Tattersall’s Tiara

Commanding Jewel out of Tattersall’s Tiara

Trainer Leon Corstens has confirmed exciting mare Commanding Jewel will not make her highly anticipated return to racing in next weekend’s featured Group 1 Tattersall’s Tiara (1400m) at Eagle Farm, following less-than ideal conditions at a Wangaratta barrier trial on Friday morning. Hoping to put Commanding Jewel through her paces in order to gain legitimate…

Red Tracer Confirmed in Millie Fox Stakes Final Field

Red Tracer Confirmed in Millie Fox Stakes Final Field

The final field and barrier draw for the 2014 Group 2 Millie Fox Stakes (1300m) has been released, and is highlighted by the confirmation star mare Red Tracer will return for the first time in 2014 at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday. Red Tracer produced one of the most consistent 2013 campaigns of any Australian runner;…

Golden Pendant 2013 Field & Odds – Top Three Hard to Split

Golden Pendant 2013 Field & Odds – Top Three Hard to Split

Three smart gallopers are currently batting for top spot in the 2013 Golden Pendant odds ahead of the fillies and mares feature running at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday afternoon. There were 10 final acceptors for this year’s $250,000 Group 3 Golden Pendant (1400m) which serves as an excellent lead-up to bigger races in both Sydney…

She’s A Stalker Firms in 2013 Magic Millions Guineas Odds

She’s A Stalker Firms in 2013 Magic Millions Guineas Odds

Angela Davies’ progressive Gosford galloper She’s A Stalker has shortened in the pre-field markets for the Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 2013 following their upset win in the Wyong Magic Millions Stakes on Thursday. The Ferocity filly went out as a $7 shot in the $100,000 Wyong Magic Millions 3YO Stakes (1200m) second-up for the season…

Samaready Tops 2012 Thousand Guineas Nominations

Samaready Tops 2012 Thousand Guineas Nominations

Mick Price’s brilliant Blue Diamond Stakes winner Samaready is the headline early entry for the Thousand Guineas 2012 after nominations for the fillies-only classic were taken by Racing Victoria today. Due to light up Caulfield Racecourse on Wednesday October 17 as one of the early Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival features, the $500,000 Group 1 Schweppes…

Golden Slipper Betting 2012 by Barrier Draw – Form Preview

Golden Slipper Betting 2012 by Barrier Draw – Form Preview

There are lots of ways to pick a winner and the winner every punter wants to back this Saturday is the 2012 Golden Slipper winner, so below the Races.com.au team have an exclusive Golden Slipper betting by barrier draw preview. It is important to consider everything and anything when placing your horse racing bets from…

Golden Slipper Odds 2012 Update – Samaready & Ashokan Shorten

Golden Slipper Odds 2012 Update – Samaready & Ashokan Shorten

Money is starting to roll in for this Saturday’s much awaited 2012 Golden Slipper showdown in Sydney, but it isn’t just the short-priced favourite Samaready the punters are after with odds also firming for one of the outsiders in Ashokan. The $3.5 million Group 1 AAMI Golden Slipper (1200m) will take centre stage at Rosehill…

Waterhouse Withdrawals to Shake Up Magic Millions Guineas 2012 Odds

Waterhouse Withdrawals to Shake Up Magic Millions Guineas 2012 Odds

While Gai Waterhouse’s chances of securing a fourth Magic Millions Classic victory seem to be on the improve, the top Sydney trainer is unlikely to be represented in Saturday week’s other major feature, the 2012 Magic Millions Guineas. Waterhouse unearthed the spruik filly of the summer when her daughter of Fastnet Rock Driefontein backed up…

Kiwi Raider Travino Confirmed for 2012 Magic Millions Classic

Kiwi Raider Travino Confirmed for 2012 Magic Millions Classic

Matamata-based New Zealand trainer Peter McKay has confirmed plans to travel across the Tasman with his dual stakes winning colt Travino for Saturday week’s BMW Gold Coast Magic Millions Race Day, the promising two-year-old to target the Magic Millions Classic 2012. One of the best tried youngsters heading into the $2 million Magic Millions 2YO…

Lawlor Sweats on Magic Millions Classic Barrier Draw 2012

Lawlor Sweats on Magic Millions Classic Barrier Draw 2012

Queensland thoroughbred owner Peter Lawlor is praying his ace youngster Noogoora Burr comes up with a favourable gate when the 2012 Magic Millions Classic Barrier Draw takes place at Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast next Tuesday ahead of the $2 million feature running on Saturday January 14. Royal Academy gelding Noogoora Burr was a…