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Epsom Handicap Day Race Scratchings – Randwick Racing

Epsom Handicap Day Race Scratchings – Randwick Racing

Epsom Handicap Day is about to swing into action, with the first race set to jump at 12.10pm today October 1, 2011. With the track currently rated a slow 6, there have been a few scratching due to the weather conditions and the state of the track. Included in the Epsom Handicap Day scratching is…

2011 Flight Stakes Form, Betting & Randwick Racing Tips

2011 Flight Stakes Form, Betting & Randwick Racing Tips

A bumper all black-type programme for Epsom Handicap Day is scheduled to run at Randwick on Saturday, one of the four Group 1 highlights on the card being the Flight Stakes 2011 and here the Races.com.au team take a look at the Flight Stakes field, form guide and betting tips. The $400,000 Group 1 Coolmore…

2011 Tea Rose Stakes Field & Betting Wide Open

2011 Tea Rose Stakes Field & Betting Wide Open

This Saturday a tightly-matched clash between many of the season’s most promising three-year-old fillies will take place in Tea Rose Stakes 2011 at Rosehill Gardens, over half of the field at single figure odds to win. One of the most highly-anticipated stakes showdowns on the George Main Stakes Day programme, the $175,000 Group 2 Tea…

Golden Rose Nominations 2011 Cut to 10

Golden Rose Nominations 2011 Cut to 10

The list of hopeful three-year-olds heading towards a start in the opening Group 1 race of the season at Rosehill Gardens this Saturday has been reduced to 10 with Smart Missile to start the short-priced favourite in the 2011 Golden Rose. Anthony Cummings’ unbeaten Fastnet Rock colt Smart Missile headlines the 10 remaining nominees for…

Manawanui Set for Bold Show in Up & Coming Stakes 2011

Manawanui Set for Bold Show in Up & Coming Stakes 2011

Ron Leemon’s untapped three-year-old Manawanui showed they were ready to live up to their title, Manawanui being Maori for bold and courageous, when they return to race conditions in the Up & Coming Stakes on Saturday after blitzing their rivals in a trial on Monday. Prepared by Leemon at Warwick Farm, Oratorio gelding Manawanui has…

Westend Smashes into Thousand Guineas 2011 Entries

Westend Smashes into Thousand Guineas 2011 Entries

Racing Victoria today closed the late entries for the signature four features of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival running at Caulfield and Moonee Valley with Robbie Griffith’s progressive filly Westend Smash the sole addition to the list of 2011 Thousand Guineas nominees. One of the classic spring showdowns, the $500,000 Group 1 Thousand Guineas (1600m)…

Helmet Wins Rosehill Race 1 – Apollo Stakes Day

Helmet Wins Rosehill Race 1 – Apollo Stakes Day

Peter Snowden’s Helmet has won Race 1 at Rosehill today in The Australian Brewery Handicap. The Exceed And Excel two-year-old  demonstrated lightning speed to win convincingly, despite some drama in the home straight. Helmet was the late market mover at and jumped well from the barriers to settle second behind Chew The Fat. Chew The…