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Tattersall’s Tiara 2014 Trial for Vain Queen at Caulfield

Tattersall’s Tiara 2014 Trial for Vain Queen at Caulfield

Flemington horseman John Sadler needs his promising mare Vain Queen to win at Caulfield Racecourse this weekend to warrant taking her north to Brisbane for a shot at the 2014 Tattersall’s Tiara next month. A Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival campaign beckons the four-year-old daughter of Artie Schiller with Sadler eyeing off a run for Vain…

Conservatorium Tops 2014 DC McKay Stakes Nominations

Conservatorium Tops 2014 DC McKay Stakes Nominations

Gary Kennewell’s multiple Group champion Conservatorium is out to improve on their first-up failure earlier in the month and take out the DC McKay Stakes 2014 at Morphettville this weekend. The Royal Academy six-year-old is one of 16 sprinters making up the nominations for the $115,000 Group 3 MAC Just Over? Don’t Drive DC McKay…

Driefontein Heads 2014 Robert Sangster Stakes Field

Driefontein Heads 2014 Robert Sangster Stakes Field

Fresh off her Group 3 win at the track in her Adelaide debut, Gai Waterhouse’s smart Sydney filly Driefontein will look to continue her Morphettville assault in this Saturday’s Robert Sangster Stakes 2014. A race won two years ago by Australia’s best mare Black Caviar, this year’s $400,000 Group 1 Robert Sangster Stakes (Sportingbet Classic)…

Chase The Rainbow Could Miss 2013 Doveton Stakes

Chase The Rainbow Could Miss 2013 Doveton Stakes

After being nominated for the sole black type in Melbourne this weekend, the Rick Hore-Lacy-trained grey Chase The Rainbow could still miss the Doveton Stakes 2013 at Caulfield Racecourse. The local Dash For Cash stallion, a $90,000 yearling buy, has had only seven starts with injury and setback stalling their career following a successful start…

No Black Caviar in Robert Sangster Stakes Nominations 2013

No Black Caviar in Robert Sangster Stakes Nominations 2013

The world’s best mare and defending champ Black Caviar is the most notable omission from the 2013 Robert Sangster Stakes nominations, early entries for the Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival classic run on April 27 taken this week. Twelve months ago Peter Moody’s undefeated turf queen, who last weekend took her record to an incredible 25…

Winter King Heads Tight Doveton Stakes 2012 Betting Market

Winter King Heads Tight Doveton Stakes 2012 Betting Market

Stephen Brown’s new stable acquisition Winter King will look to recapture their past form when they take on a classy field of fellow sprinters as the narrow favourite in the 2012 Doveton Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday. Drawing a final field of just 10 hopefuls this year’s $120,000 Listed BMW Doveton Stakes (1000m) is…

Catapulted Tops 2012 Doveton Stakes Field & Weights

Catapulted Tops 2012 Doveton Stakes Field & Weights

Mark Kavanagh’s veteran sprinter Catapulted is set to jump the 60.5kg top-weight in Saturday’s Doveton Stakes 2012 at Caulfield Racecourse, the 1000m showdown running early in December instead of January next year. Scheduled as Caulfield Race 6 at 4:10pm (AEST) the $120,000 Listed BMW Doveton Stakes field features just 10 hopefuls, the top-rated and weighted…

Winter King after Atonement in Doveton Stakes 2012

Winter King after Atonement in Doveton Stakes 2012

After a first-up fourth at Flemington, this Saturday will see the Stephen Brown-trained Winter King look to break a two and a half year losing streak in the 2012 Doveton Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse. Formerly prepared by David Hayes, One Cool Cat gelding Winter King hasn’t won a race since the Listed Starlight Stakes (1100m)…

2012 Birthday Card Stakes Nominations

2012 Birthday Card Stakes Nominations

One of the six Group race features scheduled to run at Rosehill Gardens this Saturday will be the fillies and mares Birthday Card Stakes 2012, a quality list of 20 nominations taken for the event today. The most notable nominee for this Saturday’s edition of the $125,000 Group 3 Birthday Card Stakes (1200m) is last…