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2012 Wyong Gold Cup Odds – Two Horse Race

2012 Wyong Gold Cup Odds – Two Horse Race

Two horses are battling for favouritism in the Wyong Gold Cup 2012 odds for this Friday’s showdown with the Chris Waller-trained Kelinni the narrow favourite ahead of Gai Waterhouse’s runner Julienas. Running as Wyong Race 7 at 4:35pm the $150,000 Listed Carlton Mid Wyong Gold Cup (2100m) is the richest race held at the track…

Wyong Cup Next for 2012 The Metropolitan Hope Kelinni

Wyong Cup Next for 2012 The Metropolitan Hope Kelinni

Chris Waller’s in-form five-year-old Kelinni will race next up in the Wyong Cup after a big win at Warwick Farm again on Saturday which will be used as a possible lead up to The Metropolitan Handicap 2012 in October. Lightly raced for their age the Refuse To Bend gelding saluted in their sixth victory from…

Waterhouse Dominates 2012 WJ McKell Cup Field

Waterhouse Dominates 2012 WJ McKell Cup Field

Sydney’s leading lady of racing Gai Waterhouse will saddle up a quartet of chances in the WJ McKell Cup 2012 field at Rosehill Gardens this Sunday, all four genuine hopes in the quality handicap clash. Running as Rosehill Race 5 at 3:25pm the $100,000 Dodo Electricity McKell Cup (2400m) has this year drawn a final…

Sydney Cup 2012 Tips & Selections

Sydney Cup 2012 Tips & Selections

The 2012 Schweppes Sydney Cup is the headline race running at Royal Randwick on Saturday and the race is shaping up as a three horse affair, but which of the top trio are the Races.com.au team tipping? Set to run as Randwick Race 6 at 3:35pm the $500,000 Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) features 16…

Sydney Cup 2012 Odds Update – Older Than Time Market Mover

Sydney Cup 2012 Odds Update – Older Than Time Market Mover

Gai Waterhouse’s in form mare Older Than Time is being backed to go one better than her Sydney Cup second from 12 months ago, the five-year-old the early 2012 Sydney Cup betting market mover ahead of Saturday’s Royal Randwick classic. Drawn in barrier 14 in the 16-stayer field for this year’s $500,000 Group 1 Schweppes…

2012 Sydney Cup Form Guide & Betting Preview

2012 Sydney Cup Form Guide & Betting Preview

While More Joyous and the imports threaten to steal the spotlight at Royal Randwick this Saturday in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes, the day’s marquee event is officially the Sydney Cup 2012, the form guide and Races.com.au exclusive betting preview for which can be found below. Due to jump at 3:35pm as Randwick Race 6 the…

Older Than Time Set for 2012 Sydney Cup Upset

Older Than Time Set for 2012 Sydney Cup Upset

Jockey Tommy Berry is hoping it will be second time lucky for Older Than Time in the Sydney Cup 2012 at Royal Randwick this Saturday, the five-year-old mare having run a brave second in the autumn classic 12 months ago. In a Sydney Cup marred by the fall of two horses including the favourite Hawk…

McEvoy to Ride Sydney Cup 2012 Betting Favourite Permit

McEvoy to Ride Sydney Cup 2012 Betting Favourite Permit

One of Australia’s leading jockeys Kerrin McEvoy has picked up the prized ride on Saturday’s 2012 Sydney Cup favourite Permit with the galloper’s most recent hoop Corey Brown serving suspension. Brown rode Chris Waller’s flying French import to victory in the Group 2 Chairman’s Quality (2600m) at Randwick when they defeated a field full of…

Efficient Accepted But Not Confirmed for 2012 Sydney Cup Start

Efficient Accepted But Not Confirmed for 2012 Sydney Cup Start

Lloyd Williams’ gallant old grey Efficient has been accepted for the Sydney Cup 2012 when the final field was released this morning but there is still a chance they will miss the race with a stewards inspection pending. The rising nine-year-old son of Zabeel, winner of the 2007 Melbourne Cup, was controversially scratched from the…

Official 16-Horse Sydney Cup Field 2012

Official 16-Horse Sydney Cup Field 2012

The official 16-horse 2012 Sydney Cup field for this Saturday’s marquee event at Royal Randwick has been released with last year’s winning trainer Chris Waller back with three live wire chances including the defending champ Stand To Gain. Hawk Wing six-year-old Stand To Gain is back in Waller’s care after one failed run under Robert…