News About Encosta De Lago

Chautauqua Likely to Return in The Shorts

Chautauqua Likely to Return in The Shorts

Co-trainer Michael Hawkes is thrilled with the condition of champion sprinter Chautauqua ahead of his Spring Carnival campaign that is likely to kick-off in the Group 2 The Shorts (1100m) at Royal Randwick on September 16th. A rising seven-year-old, Chautauqua appeared to have lost his trademark turn of foot when he worked to the line…

2017 TJ Smith Stakes Odds & Betting Update

2017 TJ Smith Stakes Odds & Betting Update

Fifteen of the country’s best sprinters have been confirmed to line up on the 1200m course at Royal Randwick for the 2017 TJ Smith Stakes on Day 1 of The Championships and subsequently, there is plenty of value to be taken in betting markets for the feature race. Chautauqua has been gallant through three starts…

Chautauqua On Top Of 2017 T.J. Smith Stakes Field

Chautauqua On Top Of 2017 T.J. Smith Stakes Field

The 2017 T.J. Smith Stakes field has been released and 15 horses have been included in the acceptances for the Group 1 event at Royal Randwick this afternoon. Chautauqua has won the past two editions of the T.J. Smith Stakes and he is back for another tilt at the race after performing well without winning…

Seventeen Included in 2016 Sandown Cup Nominations

Seventeen Included in 2016 Sandown Cup Nominations

Seventeen stayers have been included in nominations for Saturday’s 2016 Ladbrokes Sandown Cup (3200m), highlighted by the pending appearance of some of the Spring Carnival’s most consistent performers. Almoonqith hit the line well for sixth in the Melbourne Cup last Tuesday and has been included in 2016 Sandown Cup nominations; a race he won in…

De Little Engine Gains 2016 Caulfield Cup Start

De Little Engine Gains 2016 Caulfield Cup Start

First emergency De Little Engine has gained a start in the 2016 Caulfield Cup (2400m) on Saturday after connections of kiwi raider Fanatic were forced to scratch the talented mare. Fanatic has been something of an enigma for Te Awamatu trainers Graeme Sanders and Debbie Sweeney through her short racing career so far, but announced…

The Shorts Tips and Betting Preview

The Shorts Tips and Betting Preview

Eleven sprinters have been confirmed to contest the Group 2 The Shorts (1100m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday; a race that offers punters exceptional value from a betting perspective and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Group 1 winner English remains a clear $2.30 favourite in 2016 The Shorts betting markets with leading…

2016 PB Lawrence Stakes Results: Miss Rose De Lago Wins

2016 PB Lawrence Stakes Results: Miss Rose De Lago Wins

Former Perth galloper Miss Rose De Lago has returned to racing in the best way possible this afternoon; producing an impressive sprint to take out the featured Group 2 PB Lawrence Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield Racecourse. Trainer Danny O’Brien was bullish that Miss Rose De Lago would be tough to beat in the PB Lawrence…

2016 Bletchingly Stakes Field and Barrier Draw

2016 Bletchingly Stakes Field and Barrier Draw

Twelve sprinters have been confirmed to line up at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday for the featured Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes (1200m); highlighted by the inclusion of some of the winter’s standout performers and the resumption of several runners ahead of the forthcoming Spring Carnival. Smokin’ Joey delivered a smart field a comfortable defeat in last…

2016 Ipswich Cup Odds and Betting Update

2016 Ipswich Cup Odds and Betting Update

Ten runners remain in contention for Saturday’s 2016 Ipswich Cup (2150m) following the scratching of Adirondack this morning; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several opportunities to place a winning wager. Maurus has only continued to firm through the last 48 hours and now figures as clear $2.45 favourite in 2016 Ipswich…

2016 Ipswich Cup Field and Barrier Draw

2016 Ipswich Cup Field and Barrier Draw

Eleven runners have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s 2016 Ipswich Cup (2150m); highlighted by the inclusion of some of the Brisbane Winter Carnival’s standout stayers. Maurus has produced a number of typically strong performance this time, but will undoubtedly require luck in running from the outside barrier in the 2016 Ipswich Cup….