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Bagot Handicap 2015 Field & Betting: De Little Engine Clear Favourite

Bagot Handicap 2015 Field & Betting: De Little Engine Clear Favourite

Danny O’Brien’s local four-year-old De Little Engine has opened clear favourite in the 2015 Bagot Handicap field and betting odds to win his fourth on the trot this spring – summer racing season. The in-form Encosta De Lago gelding is one of 13 remaining hopefuls in this Thursday’s $150,000 Listed Bagot Handicap (2800m) field at…

Hurdy Gurdy Man Heads 2015 Bagot Handicap Nominations & Weights

Hurdy Gurdy Man Heads 2015 Bagot Handicap Nominations & Weights

Darren Weir’s veteran stayer Hurdy Gurdy Man is the top-rated and weighted of 18 gallopers nominated for the major support race at Flemington on Thursday, the Bagot Handicap 2015. The distance feature of New Year’s Day in Melbourne, this summer’s $150,000 Listed Bagot Handicap (2800m) is shaping up as a top showdown in which Street…

Hurdy Gurdy Man Will Tackle Werribee Open Handicap

Hurdy Gurdy Man Will Tackle Werribee Open Handicap

Darren Weir’s Hurdy Gurdy Man has made a name for himself in country cups over the past two seasons after winning the Woodford, Hobart, Murthoa, and Hamilton Cups. The seven-year-olds journey is far from over – Weir has revealed the horse will target the Listed Werribee Open Handicap (2600m) on December 14. The news comes…

2014 Ballarat Cup Final Field & Barrier Draw

2014 Ballarat Cup Final Field & Barrier Draw

A capacity field of 18 gallopers plus one emergency has accepted for the Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m) this Saturday, the stand-alone feature on the program at Ballarat Racecourse. Headlining the field are both Fat Al and Tuscan Fire, who’ll each carry the top weight of 60kg in the race – up to six kilos more…

Weir Tackles 2014 Ballarat Cup with Trio of Gallopers

Weir Tackles 2014 Ballarat Cup with Trio of Gallopers

Ballarat based trainer Darren Weir is giving it his all this Saturday in his local Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m), delivering a triple-pronged attack on the race. Weir told RSN Radio that he would accept with all three of his nominated horses in the $200,000 race – Hurdy Gurdy Man, At First Sight, and Mobaco. He…

Waterhouse After Back-to-Back Ballarat Cup 2014 Wins

Waterhouse After Back-to-Back Ballarat Cup 2014 Wins

Twelve months ago Sydney’s leading lady of racing Gai Waterhouse celebrated a Ballarat Cup win with The Offer and Saturday week she’ll be back to defend her title with Excess Knowledge on track for the final Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival feature. Irish import The Offer broke his Australian maiden status with an impressive three and…

2014 Hobart Cup Final Field Released

2014 Hobart Cup Final Field Released

The 2014 Hobart Cup final field has been released; with a number of Victorian-trained gallopers set to make the trip across to the Apple Isle for the Group 3 event. Michael Kent-trained Epingle has performed strongly since starting her spring campaign in October and will have the opportunity to breakthrough for the maiden win of her…

Young UK Hoop Scores New Year’s Day Win on Outback Joe

Young UK Hoop Scores New Year’s Day Win on Outback Joe

Young UK apprentice jockey Oisin Murphy enjoyed a stakes win to start the New Year at Flemington Racecourse on Wednesday saluting in the $150,000 Listed Bagot Handicap (2800m) aboard progressive stayer Outback Joe. Regular rider for famous English trainer Andrew Balding, Murphy is currently on loan to Melbourne’s Danny O’Brien for our summer. On New…

Pelicano Ready for 2013 Werribee Cup Rematch

Pelicano Ready for 2013 Werribee Cup Rematch

A rematch with the horse that they beat home one spot at Ballarat last start, Hurdy Gurdy Man, is on the cards for the Tony McEvoy-trained Pelicano in the Werribee Cup 2013 this weekend. On November 24 Court Of Jewels five-year-old Pelicano ran a brave second in the wet when beaten by The Offer in…

Hurdy Gurdy Man Heads Werribee Cup 2013 Field

Hurdy Gurdy Man Heads Werribee Cup 2013 Field

Darren Weir’s talented provincial cups champ Hurdy Gurdy Man will look to bag another trophy this Sunday facing off against a crack field in the 2013 Werribee Cup. A final field of 10 stayers is accepted for this year’s $120,000 Listed TAB Werribee Cup (2600m), the field and weights led by Hurdy Gurdy Man. Drawn…