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Mile Test in Scone Cup 2017 for Famous Seamus

Mile Test in Scone Cup 2017 for Famous Seamus

After declaring a trip to Brisbane for the winter with veteran sprinter Famous Seamus would be a “waste”, Hawkesbury-based trainer Noel Mayfield-Smith confirmed plans to run the galloper in Friday’s 2017 Scone Cup over a mile. The headline event of the two-day Scone Cup Carnival, this season’s $200,000 Listed Scone Cup (1600m) will see eight-year-old Elusive…

2016 Kevin Heffernan Stakes Tips & Betting Update

2016 Kevin Heffernan Stakes Tips & Betting Update

A quality field of weight-for-age sprinters line-up in Saturday’s Kevin Heffernan Stakes 2016 at Ladbrokes Park, betting tips and updated odds on the Zipping Classic Day race found below. The eleven-starter field for this year’s $150,000 Group 3 Kevin Heffernan Stakes (1300m) will take to the Sandown track as Race 8 at 4:40pm (AEDT). Leading…

Famous Seamus Ready to Defend Kevin Heffernan Stakes

Famous Seamus Ready to Defend Kevin Heffernan Stakes

Trainer Noel Mayfield-Smith is confident that Famous Seamus will prove tough to beat once more, when he steps out for the Group 3 Kevin Heffernan Stakes (1300m) at Ladbrokes Park (Sandown) on Saturday. A Group 1 winner having taken out the 2014 edition of the BTC Cup (1200m) in Brisbane, Famous Seamus has produced a…

Chetwood is the 2016 Cameron Handicap Winner

Chetwood is the 2016 Cameron Handicap Winner

Godolphin runner Chetwood has made a successful transition to black type racing at Newcastle this afternoon; completing a strong start-to-finish performance to take out the Group 3 Cameron Handicap (1350m). Jumping from the gates well, Chetwood was unable to find a good position in running early and jockey Tim Clark instead elected to press the…

2016 Cameron Handicap Nominations Feature Le Romain

2016 Cameron Handicap Nominations Feature Le Romain

Kris Lees’ Group 1 winner Le Romain is the headline nomination for the Cameron Handicap 2016 at Newcastle Racecourse this Friday on Newcastle Gold Cup Day. On Monday Racing NSW took early entries for all the Cup Day races including a bumper 20 nominations for this season’s $150,000 Group 3 Cameron Handicap (1350m). The highest-rated…

Liberation Won’t Run Last in 2016 BTC Cup

Liberation Won’t Run Last in 2016 BTC Cup

Eagle Farm’s Barry Lockwood is confident his triple-figure outsider in Saturday’s BTC Cup 2016 Liberation won’t be last past the post in the opening Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival elite level at Doomben Racecourse. A field of 13 will take to the track for Doomben Race 7 at 4:06pm (AEST) for this weekend’s $500,000 Group 1…

2016 Victory Stakes Field and Barrier Draw

2016 Victory Stakes Field and Barrier Draw

Nine sprinters have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s featured Group 2 Victory Stakes (1200m) at Doomben Racecourse; highlighted by the inclusion of some of the Brisbane Winter Carnival’s most exciting prospects. Fell Swoop has returned to racing in particularly slick form this time and will be very hard to beat in the…

Six Included in 2016 Victory Stakes Nominations

Six Included in 2016 Victory Stakes Nominations

Only six runners have been included in nominations for Saturday’s featured 2016 Group 2 Victory Stakes (1200m) at Doomben Racecourse; highlighted by the pending appearance of some of the Brisbane Winter Carnival’s most exciting racing prospects. Fell Swoop was unlucky not to post a maiden win at the highest level through the recent Autumn Carnival…

2016 Newcastle Newmarket Handicap Field & Barriers Released

2016 Newcastle Newmarket Handicap Field & Barriers Released

Final field and barriers are now out for Wednesday’s feature race at Beaumont Racecourse in Newcastle, the Newcastle Newmarket Handicap 2016. Due to run as Race 6 at 4:15pm (AEDT), this season’s $125,000 Group 3 Strathayr Newcastle Newmarket Handicap (1350m) field features 14 hopefuls. The Newcastle Newmarket Handicap weights are led by the Noel Mayfield-Smith-trained…

Famous Seamus Wins Kevin Heffernan Stakes

Famous Seamus Wins Kevin Heffernan Stakes

Famous Seamus has returned to winning form in impressive fashion at Sandown this afternoon; maintaining a strong sprint in the final straight to beat a talented field to the line in the Group 3 Kevin Heffernan Stakes (1300m). Jumping from the gates well, jockey Kerrin McEvoy allowed Famous Seamus to stride forward and taken an…