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141 Nominations Taken for 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate

141 Nominations Taken for 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate

A total of 141 nominations have been taken for the 2017 Group 1 Ladbrokes Cox Plate (2040m); the country’s premiere weight-for-age race at The Valley on October 28th. Equine superstar Winx completed an impressive barrier trial at Royal Randwick this morning and has been will seek to equal the efforts of the legendary Kingston Town…

2017 Chairman’s Handicap Field & Barrier Draw

2017 Chairman’s Handicap Field & Barrier Draw

Nine runners have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s Group 2 Chairman’s Handicap (2600m) at Royal Randwick, highlighted by the inclusion of several horses seeking a berth in next weekend’s Group 1 Sydney Cup. Big Duke has found terrific form for trainer Darren Weir this season and has been confirmed to be partnered…

Bondi Beach’s 2016 Melbourne Cup Odds Firm

Bondi Beach’s 2016 Melbourne Cup Odds Firm

Bondi Beach’s 2016 Melbourne Cup odds have continued to firm following Saturday’s barrier draw, and the Irish raider is now sole occupant of the fourth line of betting at a $9.50 quote. One of four runners for Macedon Lodge in the race that stops a nation this year, Bondi Beach was available to punters at…

2016 Melbourne Cup Form: Grey Lion to Improve

2016 Melbourne Cup Form: Grey Lion to Improve

Young trainer Matt Cumani is thrilled to be saddling a horse in the 2016 Melbourne Cup field and believes that Grey Lion is in the right form to lay a great account for himself in the feature race at Flemington on Tuesday afternoon. Grey Lion began his racing career under the guidance of prominent French…

Early 2016 Melbourne Cup Tips

Early 2016 Melbourne Cup Tips

Macedon Lodge runner Bondi Beach is on top of early 2016 Melbourne Cup tips, following the completion of the final field and barrier draw for the feature race on Tuesday, this evening. Twenty-four of the world’s best stayers will line up at Flemington Racecourse at 3pm local time on Tuesday for the Melbourne Cup 2016;…

2016 Crystal Mile Nominations Feature Abbey Marie

2016 Crystal Mile Nominations Feature Abbey Marie

2016 Crystal Mile nominations have been taken and released, and twenty-four runners subsequently remain in contention for a position in a capacity field of fourteen at Moonee Valley Racecourse on Saturday. Abbey Marie has not been seen at the races since breaking through for a maiden win at the highest level in autumn, but the…

2016 Hawkesbury Gold Cup Nominations Released

2016 Hawkesbury Gold Cup Nominations Released

A quality list of twenty-five runners have been included in nominations for Saturday’s 2016 Hawkesbury Gold Cup (1600m); highlighted by the inclusion of a number of exciting spring racing prospects. Sons Of John broke through for a maiden black type win in the 2015 edition of the Hawkesbury Gold Cup and has been included in…

2015 Melbourne Cup Odds: The United States Eases

2015 Melbourne Cup Odds: The United States Eases

The United States has been a shining light for Macedon Lodge through an impressive 2015 Spring Carnival campaign but has interestingly drifted to 2015 Melbourne Cup odds of $21 overnight, from a quote of $19. The United States began his racing tenure under the guidance of leading Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien in 2012, and has…

Sertorius Capable of Performing in Talented Melbourne Cup Field

Sertorius Capable of Performing in Talented Melbourne Cup Field

Geelong trainer Jamie Edwards is thrilled stable star Sertorius has been confirmed in the 2015 Melbourne Cup field and believes the talented gelding is a far better chance of success than his current $151 quote suggests. Sertorius has been a strong and consistent performer for Edwards first appearing on course in early 2010; posting ten…

Newitt Hopeful Sertorius Can Cause Melbourne Cup Upset

Newitt Hopeful Sertorius Can Cause Melbourne Cup Upset

Craig Newitt recorded feature race success on Tarzino in the Victoria Derby yesterday and he is hopeful that he can continue his winning run with Sertorius in the 2015 Melbourne Cup at Flemington on Tuesday. Sertorius was set for the Melbourne Cup at the start of his 2015 Spring Racing Carnival campaign with a credible…