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Capacity Field Confirmed for 2014 Oakleigh Plate

Capacity Field Confirmed for 2014 Oakleigh Plate

A capacity field of 18 has been confirmed to line up for the 2014 Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield on Saturday, including Lankan Rupee.

The talented sprinter stamped himself as an early favourite for this weekend’s Group 1 after convincingly winning the Group 2 Rubiton Stakes (1100m) two weeks ago ahead of Oakleigh Plate rivals Iconic (barrier 19) and…

2014 Group 1 Oakleigh Plate Nominations Released

2014 Group 1 Oakleigh Plate Nominations Released

Nominations for the 2014 Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) have been released, with a current list of 20 hoping to be included in a capacity final field of 18 come final acceptances on Wednesday, including Lankan Rupee.

After an impressive 2013 spring campaign that delivered the wins and a place from only four starts including the Group 3 Kevin Heffernan

2014 Rubiton Stakes Results – Lankan Rupee To Oakleigh Plate After Strong Win

2014 Rubiton Stakes Results – Lankan Rupee To Oakleigh Plate After Strong Win

Talented sprinter Lankan Rupee stamped himself as the favourite for the Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) with a dominant victory in the Group 2 Rubiton Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield this afternoon.

Lankan Rupee was taken straight to the lead by jockey Craig Newitt and dominated throughout; racing away to score a very comfortable victory from talented three-year-old Iconic and the consistent…

Exciting 2014 Rubiton Stakes Final Field Released

Exciting 2014 Rubiton Stakes Final Field Released

The 2014 Rubiton Stakes final field was released this morning and the Group 2 event looks like being a key lead-up event to the Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield on February 22.

One of a number of talented sprinters heading to the Oakleigh Plate that has been included in the Rubiton Stakes field is Queensland sprinter Better Than Ready

Better Than Ready leads 2014 Rubiton Stakes Nominations

Better Than Ready leads 2014 Rubiton Stakes Nominations

Trainer Mick Price looks to be a good chance of walking away from Caulfield this Saturday with another Group 2 title to his name, with three of his mounts included in nominations for the 2014 Schweppes Rubiton Stakes.

Defeating a talented pool that included Group 1 victors Bel Sprinter and Polanski at a recent Cranbourne barrier trial, Lankan Rupee recorded…

Esprit De Bullet Included In W.J. Adams Stakes Nominations

Esprit De Bullet Included In W.J. Adams Stakes Nominations

Evergreen gelding Esprit De Bullet has been included in the nominations for the Listed W.J. Adams Stakes (1000m) that will be run at Caulfield on Saturday.

Esprit De Bullet has been set a for a tilt at the Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning Handicap (1000m) at Flemington on February 15 after an impressive summer campaign that included wins in the City

2014 Kensington Stakes Betting Tips

2014 Kensington Stakes Betting Tips

The feature race at Flemington this weekend is the Listed Kensington Stakes (1000m), which will be run as the sixth event of the day down the famous Flemington straight.

The 2014 Kensington Stakes has not drawn the strongest field, but should still be a very interesting race; with a number of progressive gallopers taking on horses that have proven form at…

Kensington Stakes 2014 Attracts 17 Nominations

Kensington Stakes 2014 Attracts 17 Nominations

Nominations have been released for the Listed Kensington Stakes, which will take place at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday January 18, 2014.

A total of 17 horses have nominated for the race, including First Command.

First Command has won 12 of his 33 race starts and has earned close to $1 million in prize money during his horse racing career.

The…

2013 Black Caviar Lightning Betting – Without the Great Mare

2013 Black Caviar Lightning Betting – Without the Great Mare

It’s fair to assume that Australia’s sprinting queen Black Caviar is just about a “good thing” in the Group 1 2013 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) but that doesn’t mean it isn’t worth having a flutter.

You might not to be too keen in jumping into the $1.06 short price on offer for the equine superstar but you probably don’t want…

Black Caviar Lightning Stakes 2013 Form & Betting Guide

Black Caviar Lightning Stakes 2013 Form & Betting Guide

This Saturday all eyes will be on Victoria’s famous Flemington Racecourse for the highly-spruiked return of the world’s highest-rated mare Black Caviar who heads the race named in her honour, the 2013 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes- the Races.com.au exclusive form guide and betting preview for which is detailed below.

Undefeated in 22 starts and counting Peter Moody’s brilliant Bel Esprit…