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Malaguerra to Defend Title in Darley Classic 2017

Malaguerra to Defend Title in Darley Classic 2017

The Gelagotis stable has confirmed plans to set their smart sprinter Malaguerra on a spring campaign that will culminate in a 2017 Darley Classic title defence during the Melbourne Cup Carnival in November. Last Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival the son of Magnus enjoyed a devastatingly close win over Spieth (2nd) and Fell Swoop (3rd) down…

2017 Goodwood Final Field: Black Heart Bart draws barrier 2

2017 Goodwood Final Field: Black Heart Bart draws barrier 2

Five times Group 1 winner Black Heart Bart’s chances of making it back to back wins in the Group 1 $1m Darley Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville on Saturday have soared after the big bay drew barrier two in the capacity field. A final field of twenty sprinters plus three emergencies make up the 2017 Goodwood…

Malaguerra in Good Condition Ahead of The Goodwood

Malaguerra in Good Condition Ahead of The Goodwood

Trainer Peter Gelagotis is confident that Malaguerra will prove extremely tough to beat when he returns from a freshen-up in the Group 1 The Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville on Saturday-week. Malaguerra has been a standout performer for the Gelagotis operation since he was transferred from the care of Lee & Anthony Freedman prior to the…

RN Irwin Stakes 2017 Betting & Odds Update

RN Irwin Stakes 2017 Betting & Odds Update

A line-up of potential The Goodwood hopefuls faces off in Saturday’s 2017 RN Irwin Stakes at Morphettville Racecourse, betting tips and the latest odds on the Adelaide sprint found below. Set to run as Morphettville Race 6 at 3:33pm (local time), this year’s $120,000 Group 3 RN Irwin Stakes (1100m) field features just the nine…

2017 RN Irwin Stakes Field Features Viddora

2017 RN Irwin Stakes Field Features Viddora

Lloyd Kennewell’s Magic Millions Sprint placegetter Viddora is one of the headline acceptors in a small field of sprinters facing off at Morphettville on Saturday in the RN Irwin Stakes 2017. Two Group status races run at the track for the latest Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival meeting on the weekend including just the nine runners…

2017 William Reid Stakes Form Guide & Preview

2017 William Reid Stakes Form Guide & Preview

The William Reid Stakes 2017 is the feature race held at Moonee Valley Racecourse tonight, a detailed form guide analysis and betting preview on the weight-for-age sprint found below. There are twelve hopefuls left in the mix for the $500,000 Group 1 William Reid Stakes (1200m), which is set to run as Moonee Valley Race…

2017 Al Quoz Sprint Considered for Malaguerra

2017 Al Quoz Sprint Considered for Malaguerra

Stable manager Manny Gelagotis has confirmed the Dubai World Cup Carnival’s Al Quoz Sprint 2017 could be on the cards this March for the team’s Group 1 winning sprinter Malaguerra. Speaking to Racenet this week, Gelagotis said organisers of the international Dubai World Cup Night had approached the stable in regards to nominating for Malaguerra…

2017 Standish Handicap Aim for Ridgway

2017 Standish Handicap Aim for Ridgway

Victorian trainer Robbie Laing is looking at a New Year’s Day run in the Standish Handicap 2017 at Flemington Racecourse for his lightly raced colt Ridgway. The now three-year-old son of Gio Point has had just the one run to date but is nearing a return to the track according to Laing. On debut at…

2016 Kevin Heffernan Stakes Results: Lucky Hussler Beats Favourite

2016 Kevin Heffernan Stakes Results: Lucky Hussler Beats Favourite

The Darren Weir-trained proven Group 1 winner Lucky Hussler looked back in form ahead of his Magic Millions bid in January holding off the fit favourite Illustrious Lad to win the Kevin Heffernan Stakes 2016 at Ladbrokes Park. A $100,000 yearling buy from the Magic Millions sales back in 2011, the now seven-year-old son of…

2016 Zipping Classic Day Scratchings & Preview

2016 Zipping Classic Day Scratchings & Preview

Today, Saturday November 12, Sandown’s Ladbrokes Park hosts an all-Black Type card for Zipping Classic Day 2016 – scratchings and a full track report for the meeting found below. It is cloudy at Ladbrokes Park with a high chance of rainfall across the afternoon meaning there could be a bit more give in the ground…