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Capacity 2017 Railway Stakes Field Confirmed

Capacity 2017 Railway Stakes Field Confirmed

A capacity Railway Stakes 2017 field has been released by Perth Racing ahead of the opening WA Summer Racing Carnival Group 1 this Saturday at Ascot Racecourse. The full 16 starters plus four emergencies are in the mix for this year’s Group 1 $1 million James Boag’s Premium Railway Stakes (1600m) including the reigning champion…

Weir’s Railway Stakes 2017 Horses Touch Down in WA

Weir’s Railway Stakes 2017 Horses Touch Down in WA

Victorian horseman Darren Weir has two horses contesting the 2017 Railway Stakes in Perth on Saturday and both Black Heart Bart and Ulmann have arrived safely in W.A. The Perth Summer Racing Carnival gets into full swing on the weekend with the running of the Group 1 $1 million James Boag’s Premium Railway Stakes (1600m)….

2017 Ballarat Cup Nominations Feature Mr Garcia

2017 Ballarat Cup Nominations Feature Mr Garcia

European expat Mr Garcia is scheduled to have his maiden start with new trainer Darren Weir, the former Andreas Wohler-trained five-year-old among the Ballarat Cup 2017 nominations for Saturday. A bumper 28 stayers make up the early entries for this season’s Listed $300,000 Ballarat Cup (2200m), including Paco Boy gelding Mr Garcia. Kerrin McEvoy rode…

2017 Winterbottom Stakes Odds Update: State Solicitor Favourite – Impending Out

2017 Winterbottom Stakes Odds Update: State Solicitor Favourite – Impending Out

Last Saturday’s Colonel Reeves Stakes winner State Solicitor has shot to the top of Winterbottom Stakes 2017 betting with news that Impending won’t be making the trip west for the Group 1 sprint. The James Cummings-trained Godolphin galloper Impending was the original pre-field favourite in markets at on the Group 1 $1 million Winterbottom Stakes…

2017 Zipping Classic Tips & Latest Odds

2017 Zipping Classic Tips & Latest Odds

The always-popular Zipping Classic 2017 end-of-spring showdown takes place at Ladbrokes Park on Saturday and our insider tips and updated odds on the mile-and-a-half showdown are detailed below. Just the eight stayers are in the mix for this year’s Group 2 $300,000 Zipping Classic (2400m), the weight-for-age clash scheduled as Sandown Race 7 at 4:00pm…

Zipping Classic 2017 Betting Update: Big Duke Firms

Zipping Classic 2017 Betting Update: Big Duke Firms

The Darren Weir-trained Big Duke is considered the big danger to the favourite Almandin in Saturday’s 2017 Zipping Classic betting markets, the Melbourne Cup fourth placegetter an early market mover for the Ladbrokes Park feature. Just eight stayers do battle in this year’s Group 2 $300,000 Zipping Classic (2400m) including Almandin and Big Duke who…

2017 Zipping Classic Field: Almandin Faces Seven Rivals

2017 Zipping Classic Field: Almandin Faces Seven Rivals

Lloyd Williams’ 2016 Melbourne Cup winner Almandin faces just seven rivals looking to return to winning form from the inside alley in Saturday’s Zipping Classic 2017 field at Sandown’s Ladbrokes Park. Six-time Melbourne Cup winning owner Williams has also enjoyed six wins in the end-of-spring race formerly known as the Sandown Classic, including preparing the…

Zipping Classic 2017 Nominations Update: Two Late Entries

Zipping Classic 2017 Nominations Update: Two Late Entries

The extension of 2017 Zipping Classic nominations has seen two late entries for the staying showdown at Ladbrokes Park on Saturday with Cranbourne gallopers So Si Bon and Super Mario added to the list of potential runners. On Monday Racing Victoria received only nine entries for the Group 2 $300,000 Zipping Classic (2400m), but there…

Black Heart Bart Heads 2017 Railway Stakes Nominations & Weights

Black Heart Bart Heads 2017 Railway Stakes Nominations & Weights

Darren Weir’s multiple Group 1 winner Black Heart Bart is likely to bypass Saturday racing at Sandown and be saved for a shot at Perth’s Group 1 Railway Stakes 2017 on November 25. The Perth Summer Racing Carnival celebrates its first major race day Saturday week at Ascot Racecourse with the action headlined by the…

Pinot Is the 2017 VRC Oaks Winner

Pinot Is the 2017 VRC Oaks Winner

It was the ideal result for Ladies Day in the big one at Flemington with Australia’s leading lady of racing Gai Waterhouse finally winning her first VRC Oaks in 2017 thanks to a tough effort from her beautifully-bred filly Pinot. All the rage in betting on this year’s Group 1 $1 million VRC Kennedy Oaks…