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Arabian Gold Wins 2014 Frank Packer Plate

Arabian Gold Wins 2014 Frank Packer Plate

Talented three-year-old Arabian Gold has continued her strong run of form at Royal Randwick this afternoon, sprinting well to win the Group 3 Frank Packer Plate (2000m) comfortably by a length from Pheidon and Malice. Jumping well, the Dubawi filly settled in good position three lengths off the early pace of Equator, Malice and Hooked,…

Hooked Heads Frank Packer Plate Field 2014

Hooked Heads Frank Packer Plate Field 2014

Australian Derby third placegetter Hooked heads a quality field for the 2014 Frank Packer Plate at Royal Randwick in Sydney this Saturday. Running as Race 4 at 2:15pm (AEST) on the dual Group 1 program, this year’s $150,000 Group 3 Johnnie Walker Frank Packer Plate (2000m) field has attracted nine three-year-olds. Out in gate eight…

Tupac Amaru A Likely Sydney Cup Starter

Tupac Amaru A Likely Sydney Cup Starter

Having produced a blistering run for second in last weekend’s major Australian Derby (2400m), trainer Peter Snowden is heavily considering an appearance in this weekend’s Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) for talented three-year-old Tupac Amaru. Having reportedly pulled up well from what is arguably his standout racing performance to date; Snowden said the three-year-old continues…

2014 Carbine Club Stakes Nominations Released

2014 Carbine Club Stakes Nominations Released

A race for three-year-olds with Epsom Handicap – Emirates Stakes hopes in the spring, the Carbine Club Stakes 2014 is one of nine Group races on the Royal Randwick line-up in Sydney this Saturday. Sixteen sprinter-milers make up the nominees for this year’s $200,000 Group 3 Carbine Club Stakes (1600m) including a trio from Sydney’s…

2014 Phar Lap Stakes Nominations – Guelph After Atonement

2014 Phar Lap Stakes Nominations – Guelph After Atonement

Peter Snowden’s multiple Group 1 winning filly Guelph will be out to put her autumn campaign back on track after a dismal start having been nominated for Saturday’s Phar Lap Stakes 2014 at Rosehill. A key support race on the Coolmore Classic Day program, this year’s $175,000 Group 2 Phar Lap Stakes (1500m) has drawn…

2013 Sandown Guineas Results – Paximadia Gives Darley Another Win

2013 Sandown Guineas Results – Paximadia Gives Darley Another Win

Classy colt Paximadia has given Darley their fourth victory in the Group 2 Sandown Guineas (1600m) in the last six years with an impressive win at Caulfield this afternoon. Paximadia looked as though he might get caught between horses in the early stages of the race but jockey Kerrin McEvoy took him to the front of…

2013 Sandown Guineas Betting Update

2013 Sandown Guineas Betting Update

Classy Darley colt Paximadia stamped himself as a horse to watch with his impressive win in the Group 3 Carbine Club Stakes (1600m) at Flemington on Victoria Derby Day and he remains a clear favourite to make it back-to-back wins in the Group 2 Sandown Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield this afternoon. Paximadia started his 2013 Spring…

Sandown Guineas 2013 Betting Tips

Sandown Guineas 2013 Betting Tips

The 2013 Sandown Guineas is set to run at Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday, its traditional home at Sandown undergoing a track renovation, and below are the Races.com.au team’s insider tips for the three-year-olds classic. There are 11 hopefuls in the field for this year’s $350,000 Group 2 Sportingbet Sandown Guineas (1600m) which is scheduled as…

2013 Sandown Guineas Form Guide & Betting Preview

2013 Sandown Guineas Form Guide & Betting Preview

The always-popular Zipping Classic Day is set to run at Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday, November 16, with a detailed form guide and betting preview for one of the day’s features – the Sandown Guineas 2013– found below. Running as Race 7 at 4:10pm (AEST) this year’s $350,000 Group 2 Sandown Guineas (1600m) features a smart…

Quality 2013 Sandown Guineas Field for Saturday

Quality 2013 Sandown Guineas Field for Saturday

A smart field of end-of-season three-year-olds is engaged to face off in the Sandown Guineas 2013 this Saturday at Caulfield Racecourse with the Sandown track currently undergoing renovations. One of two Group 2 features of Zipping Classic Day, this year’s $350,000 Group 2 Sandown Guineas (1600m) has attracted a final field of 11 hopefuls. To…