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Champagne Stakes 2017 Mile to Suit Aberro

Champagne Stakes 2017 Mile to Suit Aberro

Mornington’s Matt Laurie will throw his progressive colt Aberro in the deep end at Royal Randwick on Saturday stepping the maiden up in class for the 2017 Champagne Stakes. One of two elite level races on the last Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival feature meeting, the $500,000 Group 1 Moet & Chandon Champagne Stakes (1600m) offers…

Prince Of Penzance Heads 2016 Cranbourne Cup: Field & Betting

Prince Of Penzance Heads 2016 Cranbourne Cup: Field & Betting

Darren Weir’s reigning Melbourne Cup winner Prince Of Penzance is the top-rated acceptor for the Cranbourne Cup 2016 this Sunday in Victoria. The galloper is now officially accepted for both the $400,000 Group 2 Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes (2400m) at Caulfield on Saturday as well as the $300,000 Listed Cranbourne Cup (2025m) on Sunday. The…

Winx Dominates 2016 Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes Nominations

Winx Dominates 2016 Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes Nominations

Australia’s champion racehorse Winx will look to extend her winning streak to 12 on the trot when she lines-up for her final Cox Plate tune-up in the Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes 2016 this weekend. Just seven nominations were received by Racing Victoria on Monday for this year’s $600,000 Group 1 Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes (2000m), the inclusion…

Beirut Tops 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap Nominations

Beirut Tops 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap Nominations

Henry Dwyer’s in-form mare Beirut is the headline early entry for Saturday’s Aurie’s Star Handicap 2016 that kicks off Group racing in Melbourne at Flemington Racecourse for the new season. Saved for this weekend’s $150,000 Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) after bypassing a run in last Saturday’s Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield,…

The United States Breaks Course Record to Win Moonee Valley Cup

The United States Breaks Course Record to Win Moonee Valley Cup

In-form runner The United States has returned to the winner’s circle in impressive fashion on Cox Plate Day; mustering an impressive late turn of foot to overcome Prince Of Penzance in the dying stages of the 2015 Moonee Valley Cup (2500m). The United States was luckless in running when sixth in the Group 3 JRA…

O’Shea nominates five horses for David Jones Cup

O’Shea nominates five horses for David Jones Cup

Metropolitan winner Magic Hurricane is one of five horses trainer John O’Shea has nominated for the Group 3 $150,000 David Jones Cup (2000m) at Caulfield on Saturday. Magic Hurricane lived up to the punter’s expectation when he scored a two lengths win in the Group 1 $750,000 McGrath Estate Agents Metropolitan (2400m) at Randwick on…

Escado Heads 2015 Herbert Power Stakes Field

Escado Heads 2015 Herbert Power Stakes Field

Matt Laurie’s upset JRA Cup winner last Friday night Escado is one of the headline final acceptors set to face off on the short back-up into this Saturday’s Herbert Power Stakes 2015 at Caulfield Racecourse. The Casino Prince six-year-old is one of 13 confirmed starters for this year’s $400,000 Group 2 Herbert Power Stakes (2400m),…

Escado Leads from Start to Finish in JRA Cup

Escado Leads from Start to Finish in JRA Cup

Talented stayer Escado has returned to the winner’s circle in particularly impressive fashion at Moonee Valley this evening; leading from start to finish to take out the Group 3 JRA Cup (2040m) ahead of a talented field. Jumping from the gates well, jockey Ben Melham led Escado forward and immediately took up the pace ahead…

Taiyoo Tops 2015 Slickpix Stakes Nominations

Taiyoo Tops 2015 Slickpix Stakes Nominations

Darren Weir’s genuine stayer Taiyoo is the highest rated of the Slickpix Stakes 2015 nominations taken for the Caulfield black-type running this weekend in the opening Group 1 race meet of the season. One of the support acts of Memsie Stakes Day, this year’s $120,000 Listed Slickpix Stakes (1700m) has attracted a large number of…

Two Mile 2015 Queensland Cup Test for Pop ‘N’ Scotch

Two Mile 2015 Queensland Cup Test for Pop ‘N’ Scotch

Brisbane’s Liam Birchley is hoping for a strong run from his progressive stayer Pop ‘N’ Scotch at the Sunshine Coast this weekend when he steps the horse out over two miles in the Queensland Cup 2015. The Husson four-year-old is one of nine gallopers in the field for this year’s $150,000 Listed Hutchinson Builders Queensland…