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Leebaz Tops 2015 The Sofitel Field & Weights

Leebaz Tops 2015 The Sofitel Field & Weights

The returning Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes-trained Leebaz will carry top weight in The Sofitel 2015 at Flemington Racecourse on Makybe Diva Stakes Day this weekend. The Zabeel six-year-old is only lightly raced having his 19th start on Saturday in the $120,000 Listed The Sofitel (1400m), a handicap clash that has attracted 14 final acceptors,…

2015 Golden Mile Field & Odds Update

2015 Golden Mile Field & Odds Update

You may have gotten yourself wrapped up in the five Group One races running at Rosehill this Saturday but don’t forget there’s also an impressive meeting at Bendigo on the same day, the feature race of which is the Listed Golden Mile (1600m). A capacity field of 16 runners is set to tackle the $150,000…

Puccini Backing Up in 2015 Golden Mile

Puccini Backing Up in 2015 Golden Mile

Four-year-old horse Puccini will run in the Listed Golden Mile (1600m) at Bendigo this Saturday, just seven days after he contested the Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) at Flemington. Puccini finished five and a half lengths behind winner Spillway in 11th place and while trainer Peter McKay originally took the result as an indicator he…

2015 Blamey Stakes Odds Update

2015 Blamey Stakes Odds Update

A small yet top-class field of nine horses will run out a mile at Flemington on Saturday in the Group 2 Blamey Stakes (1600m). Just three of the runners are offering single figure odds in the betting market at , led by firm favourite Suavito. The Nigel Blackiston-trained mare has already seen her opening price…

2015 Blamey Stakes Nominations Feature Suavito

2015 Blamey Stakes Nominations Feature Suavito

This Saturday Flemington Racecourse will play host to two Group One races as well as a number of key supporting black-type races, including the Group 2 Blamey Stakes (1600m). A talented field of 14 horses has been nominated to tackle the mile, including Nigel Blackiston’s Suavito. The four-year-old mare is in perfect form, winning her…

2015 Futurity Stakes Betting Update

2015 Futurity Stakes Betting Update

Caulfield Racecourse will play host to three Group One races today (Saturday), making it one of the busiest days during the autumn carnival. One of those races is the Group 1 Futurity Stakes (1400m), due to kick-off at 2:35pm (local time), which has attracted a small but top-notch field of eight sprint-mile runners. Race favourite…

2015 Futurity Stakes Form Guide & Preview

2015 Futurity Stakes Form Guide & Preview

Racing fans in Melbourne are spoilt for choice this weekend with three Group One races alone running at Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday. One such race is the Group 1 Futurity Stakes (1400m), which will see eight top-class sprint-mile runners contest the $400,000 race. Just three runners are offering single figure odds in the betting market…

Dissident Draws Wide in 2015 Futurity Stakes Field

Dissident Draws Wide in 2015 Futurity Stakes Field

The Group 1 Futurity Stakes (1400m) is back to eight runners after final acceptances were taken on Wednesday, although the field has been shaken up a bit. Initial nominees Bonaria and Sertorius failed to accept, replaced by late entries Bull Point and Mister Milton. Pat Hyland has opted to run Bonaria in the Premier Signs…

Lindsay Park Debut for Guest Of Honour in Futurity Stakes 2015

Lindsay Park Debut for Guest Of Honour in Futurity Stakes 2015

Lindsay Park’s Tom Dabernig is confident the stable’s recent import Guest Of Honour has what it takes to surprise a few when the stallion steps out at Caulfield in Saturday’s 2015 Futurity Stakes. After nominations were extended, a total of 12 early entries were received for this weekend’s $400,000 Group 1 Futurity Stakes (1400m) –…

Excitement over Autumn Carnival’s Guest Of Honour

Excitement over Autumn Carnival’s Guest Of Honour

The vibe coming from the stables of co-trainers David Hayes & Tom Dabernig is one of excitement surrounding the autumn return of the Australian Thoroughbred Bloodstock-owned import Guest Of Honour. ATB’s Darren Dance told Sky Sports Radio on Wednesday morning that the horse’s new trainers are excited about the coming season, which will be former…