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Dubai Turf the Target for Awesome Rock

Dubai Turf the Target for Awesome Rock

Co-trainer Troy Corstens has revealed a bold plan for stable star Awesome Rock to run in the Group 1 Dubai Turf (1800m) at Meydan Racecourse, following a three-start Autumn Carnival preparation in 2017.

Awesome Rock will be set for an appearance in the Group 1 Dubai Turf at Meydan upon resuming in 2017. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Awesome Rock has ...

2017 Australian Guineas Target for Kiwi Import Ugo Foscolo

2017 Australian Guineas Target for Kiwi Import Ugo Foscolo

The Australian Guineas 2017 is shaping up as a nice Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival target for former Kiwi-trained Ugo Foscolo with the Group 1 winning three-year-old transferring to the Sydney stables of Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott.

Gai Waterhouse could target her third Australian Guineas win in 2017 with Kiwi expat Ugo Foscolo. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Formerly prepared by ...

2017 Standish Handicap Aim for Ridgway

2017 Standish Handicap Aim for Ridgway

Victorian trainer Robbie Laing is looking at a New Year’s Day run in the Standish Handicap 2017 at Flemington Racecourse for his lightly raced colt Ridgway.

Ridgway could step up in class and take on horses including Illustrious Lad (pictured) in Flemington’s Standish Handicap 2017 on New Year’s Day. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

The now three-year-old son of Gio Point ...

2017 Australian Cup Aim for Railway Winner Scales Of Justice

2017 Australian Cup Aim for Railway Winner Scales Of Justice

Casuarina-based trainer Lindsey Smith believes an Australian Cup 2017 run and subsequent move to Melbourne could be on the cards for his Railway Stakes winner Scales Of Justice.

Hong Kong hoop Douglas Whyte (pictured on Glorious Days) could stay on Railway Stakes winner Scales Of Justice for the 2016 Kingston Town Classic. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Over the weekend the ...

2017 Newmarket Handicap Considered for Supido

2017 Newmarket Handicap Considered for Supido

One of the premier Victorian sprint races on the cards this coming autumn for the Michael Kent-trained Supido who is being aimed at Flemington’s Newmarket Handicap 2017.

Consistent sprinter Supido eyes the 2017 Newmarket Handicap at Flemington Racecourse this coming Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The $1.25 Group 1 Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) is set ...

Lightning Stakes Still a Hopeful Target for The Quarterback

Lightning Stakes Still a Hopeful Target for The Quarterback

The Quarterback pulled up sore following his unplaced effort in Saturday’s Group 1 Darley Classic, and trainer Robbie Griffiths will face something of a task in having the talented gelding ready for the Group 1 Lightning Stakes (1000m) at Flemington in early autumn.

Robbie Griffiths is hopeful The Quarterback will be ready to take his place in the Group ...

Emirates Stakes Day 2016: Tips & Preview

Emirates Stakes Day 2016: Tips & Preview

2016 Emirates Stakes Day finishes-up the Melbourne Cup Carnival this Saturday, November 5, at Flemington Racecourse and below are the Races.com.au Flemington tips for all nine races on ‘Family Day’.

Lankan Rupee is a genuine chance to secure his sixth Group 1 win in the 2016 Darley Classic at Flemington on Emirates Stakes Day. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

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Spieth Worthy of Darley Classic 2016 Shot

Spieth Worthy of Darley Classic 2016 Shot

Sydney horseman Bryce Heys is far from announcing his stallion Spieth as a winning hope in Saturday’s 2016 Darley Classic but believes his consistent four-year-old is worthy of a shot at the big time.

Spieth is thrown in the deep end for a shot at the 2016 Darley Classic at Flemington this Stakes’ Day. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The $1 ...

Scottish Back to Best in Emirates Stakes 2016

Scottish Back to Best in Emirates Stakes 2016

British jockey William Buick is keen to reunite with the Charlie Appleby-trained Scottish in Saturday’s 2016 Emirates Stakes where he believes the Caulfield Cup runner-up will be back to his best dropping in distance.

Scottish (behind) is back to his pet distance of 2000m in Saturday’s 2016 Emirates Stakes at Flemington. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

From four runs over ...

2016 Hilton Stakes Betting Tips & Odds

2016 Hilton Stakes Betting Tips & Odds

One of the Black-Type support acts on Flemington’s Emirates Stakes Day card this weekend is the Hilton Stakes 2016, betting tips and the latest odds for the three-years-old showdown found below.

Souchez is a top three hope in Saturday’s 2016 Hilton Stakes even carrying the top weight. Photo: Steve Hart.

Due to jump as Flemington Race 4 at 2:10pm...