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Caulfield Sprint Nominations Packed With Talent

Caulfield Sprint Nominations Packed With Talent

The 2016 Caulfield Sprint nominations have been released and there is set to be plenty of talent in the Group 2 event. Lankan Rupee has not been seen at the races since he failed to fire in the Group 2 Schillaci Stakes (1100m) last year and he has spent a year out of action after…

Wild Rain Tops 2016 Kensington Stakes Field & Odds

Wild Rain Tops 2016 Kensington Stakes Field & Odds

Mark Kavanagh’s ultra-consistent mare Wild Rain is early favourite to keep the good form going at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday in the Kensington Stakes 2016. The latest feature race of the Melbourne Summer Racing Carnival, this weekend’s $120,000 Listed Kensington Stakes (1000m) field features 11 hopefuls. Sitting top of the Kensington Stakes odds at $4…

2015 Oakleigh Plate Odds Update: Two Scratched

2015 Oakleigh Plate Odds Update: Two Scratched

Two early scartchings from this afternoon’s Oakleigh Plate 2015 field has seen a few moves in the betting markets for the Blue Diamond Stakes Day’s premier sprint showdown. One of three Group 1s on the Caulfield race card today, this year’s $400,000 Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) originally attracted a capacity line-up of 18 sprinters….

McEvoy: Iconic a Genuine Chance for 2015 Oakleigh Plate

McEvoy: Iconic a Genuine Chance for 2015 Oakleigh Plate

One of Melbourne’s biggest sprint races will run at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday during an action-packed day of horse racing. The Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) has been won by the likes of Fastnet Rock, Snitzel, and most recently Lankan Rupee. This year 18 classy sprinters will line-up for their chance at winning the $400,000…

Earthquake Leads 2015 Oakleigh Plate Odds

Earthquake Leads 2015 Oakleigh Plate Odds

John O’Shea’s smart young filly Earthquake has opened top of the Oakleigh Plate 2015 odds to win her first-up assignment at Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday in Melbourne. One of 18 hopefuls in the field for this weekend’s $400,000 Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m), the Godolphin-owned daughter of Exceed And Excel returns to racing in the…

2014 McEwen Stakes Return for Lankan Rupee

2014 McEwen Stakes Return for Lankan Rupee

An ultra-impressive winning jump-out at Caulfield on Tuesday morning will be followed Saturday week by the much awaited return of the world’s highest rated sprinter Lankan Rupee in the McEwen Stakes 2014. The triple Group 1 hero smashed an 800m hit-out in Melbourne this morning winning by nearly six lengths, impressing trainer Mick Price and…

Iconic To McEwen Stakes After Carlyon Stakes Win

Iconic To McEwen Stakes After Carlyon Stakes Win

Promising sprinter Iconic is set to return to Group 2 level in the McEwen Stakes (1000m) in a fortnight after he scored a narrow win in the 2014 Carlyon Stakes at Moonee Valley this afternoon. There was plenty of speed in the Carlyon Stakes field and the early stages of the race did not disappoint,…

2014 Carlyon Stakes Start for Iconic Sprinter

2014 Carlyon Stakes Start for Iconic Sprinter

Trainer Tony McEvoy kicks off the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival sprints campaign of Iconic this weekend with the galloper making his four-year-old debut in the Carlyon Stakes 2014 at Moonee Valley Racecourse. The Bel Esprit gelding has twice finished second at Group level but is yet to win at stakes level during his 12 start…

Smerdon Confident Shamal Wind Will Perform From Inside Barrier

Smerdon Confident Shamal Wind Will Perform From Inside Barrier

Having drawn barrier two for Saturday’s Oakleigh Plate (1100m), trainer Robert Smerdon is confident classy sprinter Shamal Wind will not be effected at all when gates open for the Group 1 event at Caulfield on Saturday. Having echoed the words of renowned jockey Roy Higgins several years ago, Smerdon said the low barrier draw will…

Capacity Field Confirmed for 2014 Oakleigh Plate

Capacity Field Confirmed for 2014 Oakleigh Plate

A capacity field of 18 has been confirmed to line up for the 2014 Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield on Saturday, including Lankan Rupee. The talented sprinter stamped himself as an early favourite for this weekend’s Group 1 after convincingly winning the Group 2 Rubiton Stakes (1100m) two weeks ago ahead of Oakleigh Plate…