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Derby Dream Alive for Geelong Classic Winner Captain Duffy

Derby Dream Alive for Geelong Classic Winner Captain Duffy

The 2016 Victoria Derby dream is still alive for the Phillip Stokes-trained colt Captain Duffy after his upset win in the Geelong Classic on Wednesday.

Geelong Classic winner Captain Duffy is 2016 Victoria Derby bound. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The King Cugat three-year-old lined-up in this season’s $120,000 Listed Geelong Classic (2200m) on Geelong Cup Day as a $31 ...

2016 Geelong Cup Day Scratchings & Track Report

2016 Geelong Cup Day Scratchings & Track Report

The countdown to the Melbourne Cup is well and truly on marked by Geelong Cup Day 2016 taking place in Victoria today, 13 days before the ‘race that stops a nation’.

Grey Lion is one of a host of international imports on show in the 2016 Geelong Cup field this season. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

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Capacity 2016 Geelong Classic Field Confirmed

Capacity 2016 Geelong Classic Field Confirmed

A talented and capacity field of sixteen plus four emergencies has been confirmed for Wednesday’s Listed Geelong Classic (2200m); highlighted by the inclusion of several three-year-olds targeting this year’s Victoria Derby and Crown Oaks.

Pretty Punk has been confirmed in the 2016 Geelong Classic field. Photo: Jenny Barnes

Godolphin will launch a multipronged attack in the race after trainer ...

Nizomi and Preferment Rocket Up 2014 Victoria Derby Betting Chart

Nizomi and Preferment Rocket Up 2014 Victoria Derby Betting Chart

Nozomi, first home in the Listed Geelong Classic (2200m), and Preferment, hot on his heels in second place, were both winners following today’s race.

Nozomi and Preferment have shot up the VRC Derby betting chart, putting them behind favourite Hampton Court (pictured). Photo by Steve Hart.

Nozomi earned himself a start in the Group 1 Victoria Derby (2500m) ...

2013 Geelong Classic Results – Gamblin’ Guru Wins But Unlikely For Victoria Derby

2013 Geelong Classic Results – Gamblin’ Guru Wins But Unlikely For Victoria Derby

Leon Macdonald-trained Gamblin’ Guru led from start to finish to win the Listed Geelong Classic (2200m) this afternoon but is unlikely to be entered for the Group 1 Victoria Derby (2400m) at Flemington next Saturday.

Gamblin' Guru will spell for the Autumn after winning the Geelong Classic. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Jockey Steven Arnold took Gamblin’ Guru straight ...

Johnson Enjoys Fairytale Return To Australian Racing

Johnson Enjoys Fairytale Return To Australian Racing

Veteran trainer Murray Johnson has enjoyed a fairytale return to Australian racing with his first runner Correggio victorious in the Happy 60th Birthday Tom Bishop (1309m) at Seymour yesterday.

Johnson spent the better part of three decades operating as a trainer in the United States but returned home to work with brother Tim at Ealing Park in Eurora before setting ...

Solemn Wins 2012 Geelong Classic but Derby no Certainty

Solemn Wins 2012 Geelong Classic but Derby no Certainty

Darley colt Solemn bounced back from a 2 1/2 length defeat at Hawkesbury earlier this month to run over the top of his rivals and claim the Listed 2012 Geelong Classic (2200m) today.

It was by far the longest trip of the raw three-year-old’s career and he showed an appreciation for the rise in distance as he was ridden quietly ...

It’s A Dundeel Leads 2012 Victoria Derby First Acceptances

It’s A Dundeel Leads 2012 Victoria Derby First Acceptances

First acceptances for next month’s Victoria Derby 2012 were taken by Racing Victoria today with Murray Baker’s flying Kiwi galloper It’s A Dundeel the highest-rated of the 24 three-year-olds still in contention for the Melbourne Cup Carnival classic.

It's A Dundeel is the leading 2012 Victoria Derby First Acceptor

The number of hopefuls heading towards the $1.5 million Group ...

Geelong Classic 2012 – Odds and Tips

Geelong Classic 2012 – Odds and Tips

Spring racing means the action never stops and as part of Geelong Cup Day tomorrow a promising group of three-year-olds will contest the Listed 2012 Geelong Classic (2200m).  Horse Racing Tip Road Trippin looks well place to return to the winner's circle in the Geelong Classic
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It’s A Dundeel Tops 2012 Moonee Valley Vase Nominations

It’s A Dundeel Tops 2012 Moonee Valley Vase Nominations

Red hot Victoria Derby favourite It’s A Dundeel is the top-rated early entry in the Moonee Valley Vase 2012 nominations for the Cox Plate Day feature at Moonee Valley this Saturday, connections 90% sure the Murray Baker-trained colt will run.

Victoria Derby favourite It's A Dundeel is nomianted for Saturday's Moonee Valley Vase

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