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Winx Leads 2016 Apollo Stakes Nominations

Winx Leads 2016 Apollo Stakes Nominations

Chris Waller’s returning Cox Plate winner Winx is the headline nomination taken for the Apollo Stakes 2016 this Saturday at Royal Randwick Racecourse in Sydney. Twelve months ago Contributer took out the $250,000 Group 2 Apollo Stakes (1400m) ahead of his elite level Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival victories in the Group 1 Chipping Norton Stakes…

The Offer Heads 2015 Sandown Cup Nominations

The Offer Heads 2015 Sandown Cup Nominations

Gai Waterhouse’s Sydney Cup winner from last year The Offer is the highest-rated nominee for the Sandown Cup 2015 run over the two miles this Saturday as part of Zipping Classic Day. Montjeu seven-year-old The Offer is one of 22 early entries taken for this year’s $150,000 Listed Sandown Cup (3200m) for the genuine staying…

Melbourne Cup 2015 Barrier Draw: Fame Game in 12

Melbourne Cup 2015 Barrier Draw: Fame Game in 12

Early favourite for the iconic ‘race that stops a nation’ next Tuesday, Japanese stayer Fame Game was a big winner in Saturday afternoon’s 2015 Melbourne Cup barrier draw coming up with gate 12. A capacity field of 24 face off in Flemington Race 7 at 3:00pm (AEST) on November 3 in the $6.2 million Group…

2015 Melbourne Cup Distance Issue for Beaten Up

2015 Melbourne Cup Distance Issue for Beaten Up

The step up to two miles on Tuesday November 3 is the big issue facing the Chris Waller-trained Beaten Up who doesn’t have his master horseman convinced he’s a genuine Melbourne Cup 2015 shot over 3200m. The Beat Hollow eight-year-old is right on the border of making the 24-starter field for Tuesday week’s $6.2 million…

Who Shot Thebarman Genuine 2015 Melbourne Cup Chance

Who Shot Thebarman Genuine 2015 Melbourne Cup Chance

One of four likely Melbourne Cup 2015 contenders for Sydney’s best Chris Waller this spring, Who Shot Thebarman is described by his trainer as a “genuine two miler” ahead of the famous Flemington feature over that distance on November 3. Waller celebrated his first ‘Major’ with Winx taking out the Cox Plate in an historical…

Preferment Strong 2015 Melbourne Cup Hope – Carpenter

Preferment Strong 2015 Melbourne Cup Hope – Carpenter

Racing Victoria’s Chief Handicapper Greg Carpenter this week named Chris Waller’s Turnbull Stakes winner Preferment as a strong Melbourne Cup 2015 hope for the first Tuesday of November after a solid Cox Plate performance. Waller celebrated his 54th Group 1 success when his freakish mare Winx blitzed last Saturday’s quality $3 million Group 1 W.S….

Mongolian Khan Leads 42 Melbourne Cup 2015 Second Acceptances

Mongolian Khan Leads 42 Melbourne Cup 2015 Second Acceptances

Murray Baker’s Caulfield Cup winning Kiwi raider Mongolian Khan sits number one on the ballot for the world’s richest handicap at Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday November 3 following the release of the 2015 Melbourne Cup second acceptances. On Monday morning Racing Victoria released 42 second declarations for the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup…

Can Waller Win 2015 Caulfield Cup With Royal Descent?

Can Waller Win 2015 Caulfield Cup With Royal Descent?

Sydney’s premier horseman Chris Waller is looking for his maiden Caulfield Cup victory this Saturday in Melbourne with a three-horse assault on the classic led by his star mare Royal Descent who is at juicy odds to become a dual Group 1 winner over the distance. As a three-year-old back in April of 2013, Waller’s…

Complacent Tops 2015 Craven Plate Field & Odds

Complacent Tops 2015 Craven Plate Field & Odds

John O’Shea’s talented Group 1 winning stallion Complacent is back to top form and ready to salute for the punters on Saturday in Sydney as the short-priced favourite for Royal Randwick’s Craven Plate 2015. Running as Race 6 at 3:20pm (AEST) on the Epsom Handicap Day line-up, this year’s $125,000 Group 3 APN Outdoor Craven…

Seven 2015 Turnbull Stakes Nominations for Waller

Seven 2015 Turnbull Stakes Nominations for Waller

Premier Sydney trainer Chris Waller has a strong seven-nomination contingent for Sunday’s Turnbull Stakes 2015 at Flemington Racecourse as he attempts to win the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival classic for the first time. The headline race on the Sunday, NRL Grand Final Day line-up at Flemington, this year’s $500,000 Group 1 Yellowglen Turnbull Stakes (2000m)…