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2016 SA Derby Form Guide & Betting Preview

2016 SA Derby Form Guide & Betting Preview

The Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival Group 1 features continue at Morphettville Racecourse on Saturday with the SA Derby 2016, a detailed form guide analysis and betting preview for which is found below. Running as Morphettville Race 7 at 4:25pm (local), this year’s $500,000 Group 1 South Australian Derby (2500m) is set to run at its…

Howard Be Thy Name Tops 2016 SA Derby Field

Howard Be Thy Name Tops 2016 SA Derby Field

Darren Weir’s flying colt Howard Be Thy Name is the headline final acceptor for the 2016 South Australian Derby field at Morphettville Racecourse this weekend in Adelaide. Continuing the elite level action of the Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival, this Saturday a full field of three-year-old stayers face off in the $500,000 Group 1 South Australian…

2016 Schweppes Oaks Form Guide & Betting Preview

2016 Schweppes Oaks Form Guide & Betting Preview

A bumper field of promising three-year-old fillies face off in the first Group 1 Morphettville race this weekend in Adelaide, a detailed form guide and betting preview for the Schweppes Oaks 2016 found below. Set to run as Morphettville Race 6 at 3:20pm (local), this season’s $400,000 Group 1 Schweppes Australasian Oaks (2000m) has the…

107 Queensland Derby 2016 Nominations Taken

107 Queensland Derby 2016 Nominations Taken

Nominations for all of the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival majors are now out including a bumper 107 three-year-old staying types entered for the 2016 Queensland Derby. The $600,000 Group 1 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2400m) runs over the mile and a half at Eagle Farm Racecourse on Stradbroke Handicap Day, Saturday June 11, as one…

2016 South Australian Derby Nominations Released

2016 South Australian Derby Nominations Released

This week the South Australian Jockey Club (SAJC) took nominations for the South Australian Derby 2016 with 36 early entries for the Morphettville Racecourse classic. Set to run as the headline event in Adelaide on Saturday May 14, this year’s $500,000 Group 1 South Australian Derby (2500m) nominations are headed by the Darren Weir-trained Howard…

Arcadia Dream wins 2016 WATC Derby

Arcadia Dream wins 2016 WATC Derby

Perth’s leading jockey William Pike claimed his sixth win in the Group 2 $400,000 Schweppes W.A.T.C. Derby (2400m) at Ascot in Perth last Saturday with a perfectly timed run on Arcadia Dream. Pike had settled Arcadia Dream near the tail of the field in the early stages of the WATC Derby and when the speed…

2016 WATC Derby Betting Tips

2016 WATC Derby Betting Tips

The feature race at Ascot Racecourse this weekend in Perth is the lucrative WATC Derby 2016 for the three-year-olds, betting tips and selections for the staying clash detailed below. Due to run as Ascot Race 7 as the penultimate event on the card, this season’s $400,000 Group 2 Schweppes W.A.T.C. Derby (2400m) features a final…

Kia Ora Kouta Tops 2016 WATC Derby Odds

Kia Ora Kouta Tops 2016 WATC Derby Odds

Adam Durrant’s Group 1 placed gelding Kia Ora Koutou has opened clear favourite in WATC Derby 2016 betting to return to the winners’ stall for the first time this year at Perth’s Ascot Racecourse on Saturday. Third to Tarzino in last November’s Group 1 Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington, the classy Blackfriars three-year-old has had…

2016 WATC Derby Field: Kia Ora Kouta Draws Barrier 1

2016 WATC Derby Field: Kia Ora Kouta Draws Barrier 1

Adam Durrant’s consistent three-year-old Kia Ora Kouta is the big winner for Saturday’s WATC Derby 2016 at Ascot Racecourse drawing barrier one in the 12-horse field. A dozen young stayers make up the final field for this year’s $400,000 Group 2 W.A.T.C. Derby (2400m), including Blackfriars gelding Kia Ora Koutou chasing his fifth win from…

Blackwood Heads 2015 WA Champion Fillies Stakes Field

Blackwood Heads 2015 WA Champion Fillies Stakes Field

The filly dominating early WA Guineas betting is the Fred Kersley-trained Blackwood and she runs this weekend at Ascot Racecourse in the WA Champion Fillies Stakes 2015 in Perth. Set to run as Ascot Race 5 at 3:20pm (WA time), this year’s $200,000 Group 3 Breast Cancer Care W.A. Champion Fillies Stakes (1600m) features just…