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2018 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes First Acceptances Taken

2018 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes First Acceptances Taken

First acceptances for next year’s Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes 2018 have attracted over 700 young hopefuls with a record number of entries for the autumn classic. The richest race for juveniles held during the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival, the next edition of the stallion-making Group 1 $1.5 million Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) is scheduled…

Redzel Tops 2017 Darley Classic Field & Odds

Redzel Tops 2017 Darley Classic Field & Odds

The Everest winner Redzel has opened firm favourite in Darley Classic 2017 betting to win the famous Flemington sprint on Saturday as part of Emirates Stakes Day. The final meeting of the coveted Melbourne Cup Carnival, Saturday racing at Flemington features two elite level races including the Group 1 $1 million Darley Classic (1200m) run…

Manikato Stakes 2017 Betting: Chautauqua Drifts

Manikato Stakes 2017 Betting: Chautauqua Drifts

The Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes 2017 odds on the Hawkes Racing-trained great Chautauqua to return to winning form are easing as the punters get behind the heavily-supported favourite on Friday night. The highlight of Moonee Valley’s Cox Plate Eve twilight meeting, the Group 1 $1 million Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes (1200m) features 11 weight-for-age sprinters. Drawn out…

Manikato Stakes 2017: Vega Magic Too Strong

Manikato Stakes 2017: Vega Magic Too Strong

Jockey Craig Williams is supremely confident heading into Friday evening’s 2017 Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes where he believes race favourite Vega Magic will be “too strong” for his 10 rivals. The highlight of the Cox Plate Eve twilight meeting, this season’s Group 1 $1 million Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes (1200m) field features 11 sprinters including the Lindsay…

2017 Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes Field & Barriers: Favourites Draw Well

2017 Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes Field & Barriers: Favourites Draw Well

The two best-supported sprinters in the Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes 2017 field at Moonee Valley on Friday night this Cox Plate Eve have come up trumps with Vega Magic and In Her Time jumping from barriers three and two respectively. Set to run as Moonee Valley Race 7 at the twilight meeting, this season’s Group 1…

Vega Magic Dominates Early 2017 Manikato Stakes Betting

Vega Magic Dominates Early 2017 Manikato Stakes Betting

The Lindsay Park stable are chasing another spring Group 1 feature race win under the lights at Moonee Valley this Friday night saddling-up Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes 2017 betting favourite Vega Magic. Last weekend the David Hayes-led training trio enjoyed a shock Caulfield Cup win with $51 roughie Boom Time, but punters won’t find their Group…

Inference Live Chance in the Caulfield Cup 2017 Race

Inference Live Chance in the Caulfield Cup 2017 Race

Jockey Dwayne Dunn has described his mount Inference as a “live chance” to win the 2017 Caulfield Cup this weekend for Hawkes Racing. The four-year-old entire is a beautifully-bred son of dual Cox Plate winner So You Think out to break a nearly seven month winning drought in Saturday’s Group 1 $3.15 million BMW Caulfield…

2017 Caulfield Cup Tips: Back the Four-Year-Olds

2017 Caulfield Cup Tips: Back the Four-Year-Olds

The Caulfield Cup 2017 tips are flooding in ahead of the opening leg of the Spring Cups double on Saturday and history shows the four-year-old horses in the mix are statistically the best to back. There are 17 hopefuls in the Group 1 $3 million BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) this year, the race running under…

2017 Caulfield Cup Barrier Draw: Johannes Vermeer in 2

2017 Caulfield Cup Barrier Draw: Johannes Vermeer in 2

The official Caulfield Cup 2017 barrier draw has been completed with Aidan O’Brien’s Irish raider Johannes Vermeer sure to retain favouritism after drawing barrier two. It is a 17 horse field for the Group 1 $3 million BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) on Saturday after news this morning that the Darren Weir-trained Japanese import Admire Deus…

The Everest 2017 Betting Moves: Vega Magic Firming Favourite

The Everest 2017 Betting Moves: Vega Magic Firming Favourite

All the money in 2017 The Everest betting for the debut of the $10 million Restricted Sydney Spring Racing Carnival showpiece this afternoon at Royal Randwick is on the Lindsay Park-trained Vega Magic. There are a dozen ace sprinters set to do battle in Randwick Race 8 this afternoon when the highly-anticipated $10 million The…