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2011 Spring Champion Stakes Form Guide Tips & Odds

2011 Spring Champion Stakes Form Guide Tips & Odds

Royal Randwick will come to life on Saturday with a crack nine-race programme for Epsom Super Saturday headlined by four elite level showdowns including the Spring Champion Stakes 2011 and below punters will find the best Spring Champion Stakes form guide analysis and betting tips. Scheduled to run as Randwick Race 6 at 3:20pm (Sydney…

Spring Champion Stakes 2011 Barrier Draw & Final Field

Spring Champion Stakes 2011 Barrier Draw & Final Field

The top five ante-post betting favourites for the 2011 Spring Champion Stakes have all been accepted into the final field for the three-year-olds’ classic running at Randwick’s Epsom Super Saturday this weekend. The $400,000 Group 1 Spring Champion Stakes (2000m), one of four Group 1 showdowns on the Randwick race programme for this Saturday, yesterday…

Smart Missile Tops 2011 Caulfield Guineas First Declarations

Smart Missile Tops 2011 Caulfield Guineas First Declarations

Racing Victoria has today taken first declarations for four of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival’s major showdowns including those for the Caulfield Guineas 2011, Anthony Cummings’ unbeaten colt Smart Missile heading the list of three-year-olds still in contention for the October classic. The $1 million Group 1 Caulfield Guineas (1600m) is scheduled to take place…

Manawanui To Miss Spring Champion Stakes 2011

Manawanui To Miss Spring Champion Stakes 2011

Ron Leemon’s gun Oratorio gelding Manawanui is the most notable omission from the 2011 Spring Champion Stakes nominations, early entries for the Epsom Handicap Day feature taken this week by Racing NSW. Manawanui took his record to three wins from four starts last Saturday, the three-year-old the impressive four and a half length winner of…

Moody Takes 2011 Caulfield Guineas Hopes to the Valley

Moody Takes 2011 Caulfield Guineas Hopes to the Valley

Victoria’s Premiership winning trainer Peter Moody will on Saturday launch the spring campaigns of two of his promising three-year-olds at Moonee Valley, Huegill and Godspeed out to emulate their famous stablemate Anacheeva by winning the $100,000 Listed McKenzie Stakes (1200m) on way to the 2011 Caulfield Guineas. Twelve months ago Anacheeva soared to the top…

Caulfield Guineas 2011 Nominations Up Two

Caulfield Guineas 2011 Nominations Up Two

A pair more three-year-olds have been paid up for at late entry stage for the 2011 Caulfield Guineas, bringing the total number of horses heading towards the early Melbourne Spring Carnival feature to 279. Last week Racing Victoria took the original nominations for four of the carnival’s major showdowns, including those for the $1 million…

Moody has More than just Black Caviar on his Spring Menu

Moody has More than just Black Caviar on his Spring Menu

This year’s Melbourne Spring Carnival is shaping up as a beauty for premier Victorian horseman Peter Moody, and not only because of the highly-anticipated return of his undefeated turf queen Black Caviar. While the racing world is in a frenzy over the chance to again back the best horse in the world, six-time Group 1…

Golden Slipper Stakes Field 2011 Second Acceptances

Golden Slipper Stakes Field 2011 Second Acceptances

The 2011 Golden Slipper second acceptances were taken yesterday with more than 200 two-year-olds left in contention for the $3.5 million showdown set to light up Rosehill Gardens on Saturday April 2. The list of juveniles vying for a spot in the 2011 Golden Slipper final field was cut from 1238 at first acceptance stage….

Golden Slipper Nominations 2011

Golden Slipper Nominations 2011

The showcase event during the 2011 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival is the $3.5 million Golden Slipper (1200m), the world’s richest race for juveniles and the Sydney Turf Club’s premier showdown scheduled to take place at Rosehill, Saturday April 2. Golden Slipper Nominations 2011 closed in mid July last year with a total of 1,735 horses…