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Caulfield Cup Berth for Naturalism Stakes Winner Jameka

Caulfield Cup Berth for Naturalism Stakes Winner Jameka

Jameka has secured ballot-free entry into the Group 1 Caulfield Cup with an easy win over a classy field in the Group 3 Naturalism Stakes (2000m) at Caulfield this afternoon. A Group 1 winner having taken out last year’s edition of the Crown Oaks (2500m), Jameka had steadily built to the task through two starts…

Bow Creek Heads 2016 Peter Young Stakes Field & Odds

Bow Creek Heads 2016 Peter Young Stakes Field & Odds

The John O’Shea-trained Australian Cup bound Bow Creek has opened favourite to break his maiden status down under in the Peter Young Stakes 2016 at Caulfield Racecourse on the weekend. The imported son of Shamardal has had three runs down under but chases his first win on Blue Diamond Stakes Day in the $200,000 Group…

2016 Australian Cup First Acceptances Leave 27

2016 Australian Cup First Acceptances Leave 27

Twenty-seven horses remain in contention for the Australian Cup 2016 on ‘Super Saturday’ at Flemington Racecourse next month after first acceptances closed on Tuesday. One of two elite level Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival features taking place on March 12, this year’s $1.5 million Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) originally attracted 55 nominations. That number was…

2016 Peter Young Stakes Nominations Feature Almoonqith

2016 Peter Young Stakes Nominations Feature Almoonqith

The David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-trained Sandown Cup winner Almoonqith is one of the headline nominations taken on Monday for this weekend’s Peter Young Stakes 2016 on Blue Diamond Stakes Day at Caulfield Racecourse. This season’s $200,000 Group 2 Crown Golden Ale Peter Young Stakes (1800m) attracted a bumper 18 nominations including a host of…

Fawkner Heads 2016 Doncaster Mile Weights

Fawkner Heads 2016 Doncaster Mile Weights

Three-time Group 1 winner Fawkner has been allocated top weight for the Doncaster Mile 2016 that runs at Royal Randwick Racecourse on Day 1 of ‘The Championships’ in Sydney on April 2. The $3 million Group 1 The Star Doncaster Mile (1600m) attracted a bumper 163 nominations for the 151st edition of the handicap classic,…

Lucky Hussler Leads 2016 Ladbrokes CF Orr Stakes Odds

Lucky Hussler Leads 2016 Ladbrokes CF Orr Stakes Odds

The year’s opening Group 1 race lights up Caulfield Racecourse this weekend with Melbourne host to the Ladbrokes CF Orr Stakes 2016 where the Darren Weir-trained Lucky Hussler is narrow current favourite to win. A full field of 18 weight-for-age hopefuls is engaged for this season’s $500,000 Group 1 Ladbrokes C.F. Orr Stakes (1400m), betting…

Criterion Leads 2016 Australian Cup Nominations

Criterion Leads 2016 Australian Cup Nominations

David Hayes & Tom Dabernig are gunning for back-to-back Australian Cup wins this season with their contingent for the Super Saturday clash led in 2016 by Criterion. One of two elite level majors on the Flemington card on March 12 this Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival along with the Newmarket Handicap that attracted 70 nominations, this…

2015 Mackinnon Stakes Odds Update: Magic Hurricane Out

2015 Mackinnon Stakes Odds Update: Magic Hurricane Out

One-time Mackinnon Stakes 2015 betting favourite Magic Hurricane is the second horse to come out of the line-up for the Derby Day clash offering a Melbourne Cup ballot exemption to the winner at Flemington Racecourse this weekend. Robert Hickmott’s veteran galloper Fawkner was the first scratching from the $1 million Group 1 Longines Mackinnon Stakes…

Two Word Mackinnon Stakes 2015 Form Guide

Two Word Mackinnon Stakes 2015 Form Guide

Flemington Racecourse comes to life this Saturday, October 31, for the Melbourne Cup Carnival’s opening meeting and one of the four Group 1 Victoria Derby Day features is the 2015 Mackinnon Stakes – the Races.com.au’s popular two-word form guide on the weight-for-age classic found below. Set to jump as Flemington Race 6 at 3:05pm (AEST),…

Tight Mackinnon Stakes 2015 Betting Market

Tight Mackinnon Stakes 2015 Betting Market

It is a tight affair in 2015 Mackinnon Stakes betting for one of the four Group 1 Victoria Derby Day features at Flemington on Saturday with half the field at single-figures to win. Offering a Melbourne Cup ballot exemption to the winner, this year’s $1 million Group 1 Longines Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) runs as Flemington…