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2016 Australian Oaks Winner Sofia Rosa for Bowman

2016 Australian Oaks Winner Sofia Rosa for Bowman

The New Zealand-trained three-year-olds continued their successful raid on the staying features of the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival and hoop Hugh Bowman enjoyed another Randwick win on Day 2 of ‘The Championships’ aboard Sofia Rosa in the Australian Oaks 2015. Last weekend it was Tavago winning the Group 1 Australian Derby (2400m) off a NZ…

2016 Australian Oaks Tips

2016 Australian Oaks Tips

A talented and capacity field of three-year-old fillies has been confirmed for Saturday’s featured 2016 Group 1 Australian Oaks (2400m) at Royal Randwick; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Jameka has remained outright $3.60 favourite in 2016 Australian Oaks betting markets at all week,…

Jamkea Tops 2016 Australian Oaks Odds

Jamkea Tops 2016 Australian Oaks Odds

Unsurprisingly the Ciaron Maher-trained Jameka remains clear favourite in Australian Oaks 2016 betting for this weekend at Royal Randwick despite her wide barrier for the three-year-old fillies’ classic. Last spring Maher’s daughter of Myboycharlie took out the Group 1 Crown Oaks (2500m) at Flemington on a Heavy-rated track, and she is likely to get similar…

Jameka Heads 2016 Australian Oaks Odds

Jameka Heads 2016 Australian Oaks Odds

Ciaron Maher’s flying filly Jameka remains top of the odds for Saturday’s Australian Oaks 2016 after her eye-catching second behind upset winner Tavago in the ATC Derby on the opening day of Sydney’s ‘The Championships’. The Crown Oaks winning daughter of Myboycharlie from last November has had three tough elite level runs against the boys…

2016 Vinery Stud Stakes Tips & Betting Update

2016 Vinery Stud Stakes Tips & Betting Update

This Saturday in Sydney two Group 1 races highlight the Rosehill Gardens card including the Vinery Stud Stakes 2016 for the three-year-old fillies, betting tips and the latest odds for which are detailed below. Due to jump as Rosehill Race 6 at 3:50pm (AEDT) on The BMW Day, this season’s $500,000 Group 1 Vinery Stud…

2016 Vinery Stud Stakes Field: Jameka Draws Barrier One

2016 Vinery Stud Stakes Field: Jameka Draws Barrier One

The Ciaron Maher-trained Jameka tracks towards a shot at another Oaks win on April 9 when she jumps from the inside alley in a capacity Vinery Stud Stakes 2016 field at Rosehill Gardens this weekend. The first of two elite level features on The BMW Day card, this year’s $500,000 Group 1 Vinery Stud Stakes…

2016 Australian Oaks First Acceptances Feature Jameka

2016 Australian Oaks First Acceptances Feature Jameka

Ciaron Maher’s Crown Oaks winner Jameka is one of the headline first acceptances taken by Racing NSW this week for the Australian Oaks 2016 at Royal Randwick on April 9. Held on Day 2 of Sydney’s ‘The Championships’, this season’s $1 million Group 1 James Boags Premium Australian Oaks (2400m) originally drew 119 nominations. There…

Tarzino Leads 2016 Australian Derby First Acceptances

Tarzino Leads 2016 Australian Derby First Acceptances

Despite an Australian Guineas loss last start the Mick Price-trained Tarzino is still on track for the Australian Derby 2016 on April 2, first acceptances for the Royal Randwick classic taken on Tuesday. Racing NSW closed first declarations for all the feature races of Sydney’s ‘The Championships’ this week including the $2 million Group 1…

Ghisoni Leads 2016 Surround Stakes Field & Betting Odds

Ghisoni Leads 2016 Surround Stakes Field & Betting Odds

John O’Shea’s undefeated filly Ghisoni has opened clear favourite to defend her unbeaten title when she steps up in class for Saturday’s Surround Stakes 2016 at Randwick Racecourse. There are 10 three-year-old fillies engaged to face off in the fifth on the Chipping Norton Stakes Day card in Sydney this weekend, the $175,000 Group 2…

Perignon Leads 2016 Surround Stakes Nominations

Perignon Leads 2016 Surround Stakes Nominations

Gerald Ryan’s last start Light Fingers Stakes winner Perignon is one of the headline nominations taken for the Surround Stakes 2016 at Royal Randwick Racecourse in Sydney this Saturday. The three-year-old Snitzel filly ran a brave third last October in the Group 1 Flight Stakes (1600m) beaten only a neck before resuming at Randwick to…