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Spring Carnival Over for Drunken Sailor

Spring Carnival Over for Drunken Sailor

Michael Moroney’s talented import Drunken Sailor won’t be seen again this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, the eight-year-old confirmed to have broken down after their failed Underwood Stakes return last Saturday. The eight-year-old Tendulkar gelding, formerly prepared by Luca Cumani in the UK, resumed after a five month break in the Group 1 Underwood Stakes (1800m)…

Caulfield Cup 2012 Second Acceptances – 80 Stayers Left

Caulfield Cup 2012 Second Acceptances – 80 Stayers Left

Second acceptances for the 2012 Caulfield Cup, the first of the three Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival majors, have been taken by Racing Victoria today with 80 stayers left in contention. At first declaration stage 116 stayers were still in contention for the $2.65 million Group 1 BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday…

2012 Underwood Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

2012 Underwood Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

This Saturday a field bursting with Caulfield Cup and Cox Plate hopefuls will face off in the Underwood Stakes 2012, a detailed form guide and betting preview for which is detailed below. Due to jump at 3:40pm as Caulfield Race 7 the $400,000 Group 1 Underwood Stakes (1800m) commences the Group 1 racing action of…

2012 Sydney Cup Betting Market Moves & Odds – Niwot New Favourite

2012 Sydney Cup Betting Market Moves & Odds – Niwot New Favourite

The Michael, Wayne and John Hawkes-trained Niwot has overtaken the in-form Permit as the Sydney Cup 2012 betting favourite ahead of today’s classic clash at Royal Randwick. Earlier in the week all the money for this year’s edition of the $500,000 Group 1 Schweppes Sydney Cup (3200m) was on Chris Waller’s flying French import Permit….

2012 Sydney Cup Day Best Bets – Randwick 28/04/2012

2012 Sydney Cup Day Best Bets – Randwick 28/04/2012

Earlier today the crew at Races.com.au published our insider 2012 Sydney Cup Day Tips for all eight races on the Royal Randwick card, and below we take a closer look at some of our favourite selections with our best bets of the day. Want to know the horses to back and those to sack today?…

Sydney Cup Day 2012 Tips & Betting Selections

Sydney Cup Day 2012 Tips & Betting Selections

The Royal Randwick Autumn Racing Carnival comes to a close today with a crack eight race line up, including an impressive four Group 1 showdowns, and here the team at Races.com.au have all the best 2012 Sydney Cup Day betting tips and selections. Racing at Randwick is due to get underway today at 12:25pm with…

Sydney Cup 2012 Tips & Selections

Sydney Cup 2012 Tips & Selections

The 2012 Schweppes Sydney Cup is the headline race running at Royal Randwick on Saturday and the race is shaping up as a three horse affair, but which of the top trio are the Races.com.au team tipping? Set to run as Randwick Race 6 at 3:35pm the $500,000 Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) features 16…

Will Drunken Sailor be the 2012 Sydney Cup Winner?

Will Drunken Sailor be the 2012 Sydney Cup Winner?

After a narrow loss in the Adelaide Cup two back this Saturday Michael Moroney’s classy seven-year-old Drunken Sailor will race in another of Australia’s traditional two mile cup clashes when they run out one of the favourites for the Sydney Cup 2012 at Royal Randwick. Due to jump at 3:35pm as Randwick Race 6 on…

Will Niwot Stage 2012 Sydney Cup Upset?

Will Niwot Stage 2012 Sydney Cup Upset?

One of the best backed horses in the Sydney Cup 2012 this year is the Michael, Wayne and John Hawkes-trained Niwot who will step up to the two miles for the first time since last year’s Melbourne Cup. Winner of the Group 3 The Lexus Stakes (2500m) by an impressive three lengths on Victoria Derby…

Can Permit Salute for Sydney Cup 2012 Punters?

Can Permit Salute for Sydney Cup 2012 Punters?

This Saturday’s 2012 Sydney Cup betting favourite is the Chris Waller-trained Permit out to give their trainer back-to-back wins in the classic, but can they continue their good recent form against this big field of Group 1 winners over the two miles? Five-year-old Dansili gelding Permit comes off two good Sydney wins this season and…