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Phelan Ready Finally Wins Again

Phelan Ready Finally Wins Again

One of Australian racing’s longest winless streaks in history finally ended over the weekend with Sunshine Coast horseman Jason McLachlan rewarded in Brisbane for his patience with former star juvenile Phelan Ready. The now eight-year-old More Than Ready gelding had developed a cult like following, but for all the wrong reasons. Until Saturday the veteran…

Shenzhou Steeds Leads 2013 Caloundra Cup Betting

Shenzhou Steeds Leads 2013 Caloundra Cup Betting

Defending champ Shenzhou Steeds has opened narrow favourite to score successive victories in Saturday’s Caloundra Cup 2013 at the Sunshine Coast. The Michael Moroney-trained gelding enjoyed a massive seven length success in last winter’s $200,000 Listed Caloundra Cup (2400m) when relishing a Heavy (10) track, and will be back for another shot at the title…

Belltone Heads Glasshouse Handicap Field 2013

Belltone Heads Glasshouse Handicap Field 2013

Kelso Wood’s Brisbane-based sprinter Belltone will defend their title in the major support race on the Caloundra Cup Day program this weekend vying for consecutive wins in the 2013 Glasshouse Handicap. The veteran Brahms seven-year-old was the easy winner of the $175,000 Listed Glasshouse Handicap (1400m) in the mud 12 months ago on the back…

Smith Sees Magic 2013 Caloundra Cup Result

Smith Sees Magic 2013 Caloundra Cup Result

Brian Smith is preparing for a big Caloundra Cup Day at the Sunshine Coast this Saturday, the Eagle Farm-based horseman especially happy with his chances in the day’s headline event with Za Magic to line-up in the Caloundra Cup 2013. This year’s edition of the $200,000 Listed Yalumba Caloundra Cup (2400m) drew 25 nominations on…

Muirfield Can Bounce Back in 2013 Caloundra Cup – Wilkinson

Muirfield Can Bounce Back in 2013 Caloundra Cup – Wilkinson

Despite a disappointing finish in the Ipswich Cup last start Muirfield has the ability to return to form and break a 15-month losing streak in this Saturday’s Caloundra Cup 2013 according to jockey Eddie Wilkinson. Wilkinson partnered the Michael Moroney-trained Don Edurado gelding for the first time in the Listed Ipswich Cup (2150m) west of…

2013 Ipswich Cup Tips & Exotic Selections

2013 Ipswich Cup Tips & Exotic Selections

The always popular Ipswich Cup 2013 is set to light up Ipswich Racecourse this weekend and to help you pick the winner out of the exciting field of stayers below are the exclusive Races.com.au betting tips on the winter showdown. This year’s field for the $200,000 Listed Channel 7 Ipswich Cup (2150m) has had three…

Ipswich Cup 2013 Form Guide & Betting Preview

Ipswich Cup 2013 Form Guide & Betting Preview

Following last weekend’s big Stradbroke Handicap Day race meet this Saturday the Queensland Winter Racing Action continues west of Brisbane with the Ipswich Cup 2013 spearheading proceedings, the Races.com.au team’s insider form guide analysis and betting preview for which can be found right here. Due to jump as Ipswich Race 7 at 3:05pm (AEST) this…

Vo Hearts Wins 2013 Champagne Classic – Race Results

Vo Hearts Wins 2013 Champagne Classic – Race Results

Vo Heart has won the Group 2 Champagne Classic at Eagle Farm Racecourse today May 11, 2013. The two-year-old won the race by a neck in front of Vilanova, who finished second, and Global Dream, who passed the post in third position. Vo Heart has now won two of his four race starts and has…

Caulfield Cup 2012 Via Makybe for Shenzhou Steeds

Caulfield Cup 2012 Via Makybe for Shenzhou Steeds

Top Flemington trainer Michael Moroney is looking for a good first-up performance from his smart stayer Shenzhou Steeds when they resume in Saturday’s Makybe Diva Stakes at their home track, the former Kiwi galloper heading towards the 2012 Caulfield Cup this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. Last time out the now five-year-old Ishiguru gelding scored a…

Spring Option for 2012 Caloundra Cup Winner Shenzhou Steeds

Spring Option for 2012 Caloundra Cup Winner Shenzhou Steeds

Trainer Michael Moroney will consider a spring campaign for Shenzhou Steeds after the promising stayer produced a dominant victory in the Listed $200,000 2012 Caloundra Cup (2400m) on Saturday. It was the longest race of his career to date but the four-year-old never looked in doubt of making the trip, producing a strong finish to…