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2017 Victoria Derby an Option for Sheer Madness

2017 Victoria Derby an Option for Sheer Madness

John Salanitri believes that he has unearthed a potential 2017 Victoria Derby horse in Sheer Madness, who held on to post an impressive win in the VRC Member Raymond Ali BM70 (1400m) at Flemington over the weekend. Sheer Madness was sent off an $8.50 shot in the talent-rich race for three-year-olds after drifting from opening…

2017 Aurie’s Star Handicap Tips

2017 Aurie’s Star Handicap Tips

Ten sprinters have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) at Flemington; offering punters terrific value from a betting perspective and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Flippant remains the outright $4.60 favourite in 2017 Aurie’s Star Handicap betting markets at despite drifting, ahead of Cannyescent…

Flippant Leads 2017 Aurie’s Star Handicap Betting

Flippant Leads 2017 Aurie’s Star Handicap Betting

Ten sprinters have been confirmed to step out in Saturday’s featured Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) at Flemington Racecourse; offering punters terrific value from a betting perspective and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Flippant has continued to receive steady support in 2017 Aurie’s Star Handicap betting markets at and has firmed…

Group 1 Winners Headline Aurie’s Star Handicap Field

Group 1 Winners Headline Aurie’s Star Handicap Field

Ten runners have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s featured Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) at Flemington Racecourse. Hey Doc has not been seen at the races since running on fairly for sixth in the Group 1 The Goodwood (1200m) in May, but will make his return to competition on Saturday after…

We’ve Got This Primed for Aurie’s Star Handicap First-Up

We’ve Got This Primed for Aurie’s Star Handicap First-Up

Trainer Greg Eurell is confident that straight track specialist We’ve Got This will prove tough to beat when he returns to racing in Saturday’s Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) at Flemington. A strong and consistent performer for Eurell through his recent preparations, We’ve Got This has shown a strong affiliation for racing down the…

Seventeen Included in Aurie’s Star Handicap Nominations

Seventeen Included in Aurie’s Star Handicap Nominations

Seventeen nominations have been taken for Saturday’s Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m); the feature race at Melbourne’s Flemington Racecourse. Hey Doc has not been seen at the races since autumn, but is set to make his competitive return at Flemington on Saturday after being included in 2017 Aurie’s Star Handicap nominations. Hey Doc has…

Aurie’s Star Handicap Likely for Brave Smash

Aurie’s Star Handicap Likely for Brave Smash

Japanese import Brave Smash is on track for a possible debut to Australian racing in Saturday’s featured Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) down the famous Flemington straight. A notable performer in his native Japan prior to being purchased and syndicated by Australian Bloodstock, Brave Smash will take a commendable record of two wins and…

Azazel Ready for Caulfield Guineas Campaign

Azazel Ready for Caulfield Guineas Campaign

Trainer Tony McEvoy is thrilled with the condition of three-year-old Azazel ahead of his 2017 Caulfield Guineas campaign, likely to begin at Flemington on Saturday afternoon. Azazel has only made four appearances at the races so far, but showed plenty of ability amongst black type company during his two-year-old season and was sent to the…

Hartnell to Trial at Flemington

Hartnell to Trial at Flemington

Trainer James Cummings has revealed that star galloper Hartnell will complete a Flemington barrier trial on Friday, before a likely first-up run in the Group 2 PB Lawrence Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on August 19th. Hartnell has been a standout throughout his entire racing career so far and was the only horse to go close to…

Myer Classic the Hopeful Target for Silent Sedition

Myer Classic the Hopeful Target for Silent Sedition

Andrew Noblet is hoping to have stable star Silent Sedition ready for the Group 1 Myer Classic (1600m) this time in, but is unsure if that will be possible after the rising five-year-old suffered a setback in her preparation. Silent Sedition has been a strong and consistent performer throughout her entire racing career so far,…