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Merchant Navy Tops 2017 H.D.F. McNeil Stakes Field & Odds

Merchant Navy Tops 2017 H.D.F. McNeil Stakes Field & Odds

Ciaron Maher’s undefeated colt Merchant Navy has opened firm favourite in H.D.F. McNeil Stakes 2017 betting at Caulfield Racecourse this weekend.  The gun son of Fastnet Rock is one of 10 remaining hopes in Saturday’s Group 3 $150,000 H.D.F. McNeil Stakes (1200m) field following the early scratching of Bel Sonic.   Drawn in gate three with Mark Zahra to ride, Merchant Navy races first-up in the…

2017 Danehill Stakes Next for Catchy

2017 Danehill Stakes Next for Catchy

Lindsay Park’s Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes winning filly Catchy will likely head towards her next Group 1 target during the spring via the Danehill Stakes 2017, bypassing a Caulfield run this weekend. The daughter of Fastnet Rock made her three-year-old debut on August 19 when runner-up as the narrowly beaten favourite behind Crown Witness in…

2016 HDF McNeil Stakes Field: Three for Lindsay Park

2016 HDF McNeil Stakes Field: Three for Lindsay Park

The Lindsay Park training team have accepted for a trio of three-year-olds in the H.D.F. McNeil Stakes 2016 field at Caulfield Racecourse this weekend in Melbourne. One of the key support acts on the Memsie Stakes Day card, this season’s $150,000 Group 3 H.D.F. McNeil Stakes (1200m) runs at Caulfield Race 6 at 3:30pm (AEST)…

Redzel Pleases Snowden Ahead of The Heath Stakes

Redzel Pleases Snowden Ahead of The Heath Stakes

Co-trainer Peter Snowden said Redzel has pleased in a number of Melbourne gallops leading up to the horse’s first Victorian start on Saturday’ in the 2016 The Heath Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse. A four-year-old son of Snitzel, Redzel has had 10 starts for three wins, two seconds and a third to date all in Sydney….

Defcon Leads 2016 McNeil Stakes Nominations & Betting

Defcon Leads 2016 McNeil Stakes Nominations & Betting

Peter & Paul Snowden’s Group 3 winning colt Defcon returns to racing on Saturday and is the early favourite in betting of the 2016 HDF McNeil Stakes nominations. A total of 22 three-year-olds make up the nominations for this year’s $150,000 Group 3 H.D.F. McNeil Stakes (1200m), often used as a lead-up to the Group…

Hardham on Track for 2016 Golden Rose Stakes

Hardham on Track for 2016 Golden Rose Stakes

Trainer Mick Price has confirmed a next-up run in the H.D.F. McNeil Stakes in Melbourne for his progressive colt Hardham before a likely trip to Sydney in September for the Golden Rose Stakes 2016. The Redoute’s Choice three-year-old won on debut over 1200m at Pakenham during the autumn for Peter Moody before his transfer to…

Russian Revolution Avoids Capitalist Clash in Vain

Russian Revolution Avoids Capitalist Clash in Vain

Co-trainer Peter Snowden will keep colts Russian Revolution and Capitalist in separate states on Saturday with the former heading south to Caulfield Racecourse for a 2016 Vain Stakes run on Saturday. The stable’s Golden Slipper winning son of Written Tycoon, Capitalist, avoided a run in the mud last weekend and was scratched from a first-up…

2015 Caulfield Guineas Hope Gold Symphony Wins McNeil Stakes

2015 Caulfield Guineas Hope Gold Symphony Wins McNeil Stakes

The 2015 Caulfield Guineas is firmly on the agenda for the Peter Moody-trained improver Gold Symphony who posted back-to-back Group wins with a victory in the HDF McNeil Stakes on Memsie Stakes Day. A lightly-raced son of Reward For Effort, Moody’s exciting colt Gold Symphony won the Group 3 Vain Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield Racecourse…

2015 Memsie Stakes Day Scratchings & Preview

2015 Memsie Stakes Day Scratchings & Preview

This Saturday, August 29, marks the beginning of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival’s Group 1 racing with Memsie Stakes Day 2015 lighting up Caulfield Racecourse. It is a showery and cold end-of-winter’s day at Caulfield with a top of only 12 degrees and rain predicted throughout the afternoon meaning there is no likely upgrade to…

2015 HDF McNeil Stakes Betting Tips

2015 HDF McNeil Stakes Betting Tips

The opening Group race on the Memsie Stakes Day card in Melbourne this weekend is the HDF McNeil Stakes 2015 for three-year-olds, betting tips and selections for which are detailed below. Running as Caulfield Race 4 at 2:10pm (AEST) on Saturday afternoon, this year’s $150,000 Group 3 H.D.F. McNeil Stakes (1200m) sprint features 11 hopefuls….