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Flamberge Heads 2016 Schillaci Stakes Nominations

Flamberge Heads 2016 Schillaci Stakes Nominations

Darren Weir’s returning Group 1 champ Flamberge is the top-rated nomination taken for the Schillaci Stakes 2016 on the Caulfield Guineas Day card in Melbourne on Saturday. One of the key support acts on the line-up, this season’s $400,000 Group 2 Mitsubishi Electric Schillaci Stakes (1100m) attracted 16 sprinters at nomination stage on Monday. Heading…

Testa Rossa Stakes Tips

Testa Rossa Stakes Tips

An exciting field of ten sprinters will line up for Saturday’s Listed Testa Rossa Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield Racecourse; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Keen Array has returned to racing in competitive form this time and remains a clear $3.90 favourite in Testa…

2016 Testa Rossa Stakes Field & Betting Odds

2016 Testa Rossa Stakes Field & Betting Odds

A final field of 11 sprinters is engaged to run in the Testa Rossa Stakes 2016 at Caulfield Racecourse as part of the Naturalism Stakes Day action on Saturday in Melbourne. The handicap showdown runs as Caulfield Race 7 at 3:35pm (AEST), markets on the $120,000 Listed Fight Cancer Foundation Testa Rossa Stakes (1200m) at…

Darley Classic 2016 Second-Up for Lankan Rupee

Darley Classic 2016 Second-Up for Lankan Rupee

Five-time Group 1 winner Lankan Rupee will likely target the 2016 Darley Classic second-up this spring off a lengthy injury-enforced break. Mick Price’s $4 million champion hasn’t been seen since a third to Alpha Miss in last October’s Group 2 Schillaci Stakes (1100m). The son of Redoute’s Choice was later found to be suffering from…

2016 Spring Stakes Nominations Feature Hucklebuck

2016 Spring Stakes Nominations Feature Hucklebuck

Phillip Stokes’ Group 1 winner Hucklebuck is the top-rated of the Spring Stakes 2016 nominations for Morphettville Racecourse in Adelaide this weekend. A bumper 21 nominees are in the mix for Saturday’s $120,000 Group 3 David R Coles AM Spring Stakes (1200m), which kicks off Group racing in South Australia for the new season. Headline…

Bletchingly Stakes Hope Runway Star Nears Retirement

Bletchingly Stakes Hope Runway Star Nears Retirement

Morphettville horseman Phillip Stokes is keen for at least one more run for his class mare Runway Star after Saturday’s 2016 Bletchingly Stakes but said connections were pushing for her retirement. The five-year-old daughter of Northern Meteor will head to the breeding barn after her short one or two run return this season, which starts…

Hucklebuck Back for Darley Classic 2016

Hucklebuck Back for Darley Classic 2016

Adelaide’s Phillip Stokes describes the previous Group 1 win over a mile by stable star Hucklebuck as “lucky” and will keep the galloper to a short two-race sprint campaign in the spring starting with the 2016 Darley Classic. Elvstroem gelding Hucklebuck is a multiple Group winner but is best known for his narrow victory over…

2016 The Goodwood Aim for Nostradamus

2016 The Goodwood Aim for Nostradamus

Next month’s The Goodwood 2016 is the main Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival aim for the local Phillip Stokes-trained sprinter Nostradamus who runs in the feature race at Morphettville on the weekend. A progressive four-year-old son of Medaglia D’Oro, Stokes’ smart stallion Nostradamus is one of 11 hopefuls contesting Saturday’s $120,000 Group 3 RN Irwin Stakes…

George Ryder Stakes Ideal for Turn Me Loose

George Ryder Stakes Ideal for Turn Me Loose

Murray Baker has been understandably thrilled with Turn Me Loose this season and while conceding he faces a big task in overcoming a quality field in Saturday’s Group 1 George Ryder Stakes (1500m), is confident his runner is up to the mark. Turn Me Loose more than announced himself to the Australian racing community via…

Futurity Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

Futurity Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

Eleven runners have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s 2016 Group 1 Futurity Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield; a race that represents terrific value from a betting standpoint and plenty of opportunities to place winning wagers. Turn Me Loose is yet to herald much interest in Futurity Stakes betting markets at but remains clear…