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Mackinnon Stakes a Good Fit for Flamingo Star

Mackinnon Stakes a Good Fit for Flamingo Star

Trainer Chris Waller has conceded Flamingo Star has not reached the potential he had hoped for through the 2015 Spring Carnival so far, but is confident the conditions of Saturday’s 2015 Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) are not out of the capabilities of the German import. Flamingo Star posted winning form around some of the world’s best…

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),…

2015 Mackinnon Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

2015 Mackinnon Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

A traditional Melbourne Cup lead-up, the Mackinnon Stakes 2015 is one of the headline features of Victoria Derby Day at Flemington Racecourse this weekend and a detailed form guide and betting preview on the weight-for-age classic is found below. This year’s $1 million Group 1 Longines Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) is due to jump at 3:05pm…

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…

2015 Mackinnon Stakes Field: Magic Hurricane Draws 1

2015 Mackinnon Stakes Field: Magic Hurricane Draws 1

John O’Shea’s in-form The Metropolitan winner Magic Hurricane has come up trumps with the inside alley as he shoots for successive Group 1 wins this weekend in Melbourne’s Mackinnon Stakes 2015 at Flemington Racecourse. One of four elite level races on the Victoria Derby Day program, all nine races on the card available at Best…

Lucky Hussler Tops 2015 Crystal Mile Nominations

Lucky Hussler Tops 2015 Crystal Mile Nominations

Darren Weir’s last start Toorak Handicap winner Lucky Hussler could drop back in class for a Crystal Mile 2015 run on way to the Emirates Stakes this weekend in Melbourne on Cox Plate Day. One of the key support races on the Moonee Valley race card this Saturday, the $200,000 Group 2 Schweppes Crystal Mile…

Winx Heads Waller’s 2015 Epsom Handicap Charge

Winx Heads Waller’s 2015 Epsom Handicap Charge

Sydney’s top trainer Chris Waller is gearing up for a massive weekend of racing including Saturday’s Epsom Handicap 2015 at home where his smart mare Winx leads his contingent in the mile showdown. One of three elite levels on the Royal Randwick race card on the weekend, this year’s $1 million Group 1 Epsom Handicap…

2015 Shannon Stakes Tips

2015 Shannon Stakes Tips

Eleven runners have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s Group 2 Shannon Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill Gardens; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Nothing has been able to split Team Hawkes runner Ninth Legion and Godolphin entrant Vashka this week and the…

Vashka Heads 2015 Shannon Stakes Betting Odds

Vashka Heads 2015 Shannon Stakes Betting Odds

The John O’Shea-trained Vaskha is tipped to atone for an unplaced run at Rosehill Gardens last start when returning to the track this weekend for a run as the favourite in the Shannon Stakes 2015 on Golden Pendant Day. Godolphin’s Exceed And Excel five-year-old Vashka ran a competitive third to Decision Time when beaten under…

Waller Dominates 2015 Shannon Stakes Field

Waller Dominates 2015 Shannon Stakes Field

Chris Waller plays a dominant hand numbers wise in the Shannon Stakes 2015 at Rosehill Racecourse this weekend preparing four of the 11 runners in the Golden Pendant Day showdown. The five-time Sydney Premiership winning trainer is yet to lock in jockeys for three of his quartet in the $175,000 Group 2 Leonay Plumbing Shannon…