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Smokin’ Joey Races for 2016 The Goodwood Assignment

Smokin’ Joey Races for 2016 The Goodwood Assignment

Wez Hunter’s veteran galloper Smokin’ Joey lines-up in a Mornington black-type this weekend looking to earn a shot in The Goodwood 2016 this autumn in Adelaide.

Wez Hunter’s Group 1 winner Smokin’ Joey is looking to return to form at Mornington this Saturday. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The rising nine-year-old son of Encosta De Lago is one of a bumper ...

2016 William Reid Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

2016 William Reid Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

This Thursday night Moonee Valley Racecourse hosts the latest Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival Group 1 with the William Reid Stakes 2016 running at the track, a detailed form guide analysis and betting preview for the sprint classic found below.

Reigning William Reid Stakes winner Lucky Hussler defends his title at Moonee Valley this Thursday night. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

Set to ...

2016 Australia Stakes Field Features Two Past Winners

2016 Australia Stakes Field Features Two Past Winners

Two previous winners of the Group 2 summer feature at Moonee Valley Racecourse headline the Australia Stakes 2016 field this weekend with Richie’s Vibe and Mourinho after another win in the sprint showdown.

Richie’s Vibe is one of two previous winners of the race in Saturday’s Australia Stakes 2016 field at Moonee Valley Racecourse. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Donning ...

2016 Australia Stakes Barrier Crucial for Mourinho Start

2016 Australia Stakes Barrier Crucial for Mourinho Start

Moe horseman Peter Gelagotis could save Group 1 winner Mourinho for the CF Orr Stakes next month if the veteran draws poorly for his Australia Stakes 2016 title defence this weekend.

Mourinho needs to draw well to run in the 2016 Australia Stakes this Saturday seeking back-to-back wins in the Moonee Valley Group 2. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Twelve ...

2016 Australia Stakes Track Suits It Is Written

2016 Australia Stakes Track Suits It Is Written

A return to Moonee Valley Racecourse could also market the return to winning form for Robbie Griffiths’ track specialist It Is Written in the 2016 Australia Stakes this weekend in Melbourne.

It Is Written (outside) is out to improve on his second to Mourinho (inside) in the Australia Stakes from 12 months ago this Saturday at Moonee Valley. Photo: ...

2016 Standish Handicap Nominations & Weights

2016 Standish Handicap Nominations & Weights

Racing action on New Year’s Day this Friday, January 1, is headlined by the Standish Handicap 2016 at Flemington Racecourse where Churchill Dancer is allocated equal top weight of the nominations taken.

Churchill Dancer is equal 59kg top weight for Friday’s 2016 Standish Handicap at Flemington on New Year’s Day. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

A total of 15 early entries are ...

2015 The Goodwood Final Field and Barrier Draw

2015 The Goodwood Final Field and Barrier Draw

17 talented sprinters have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s featured Group 1 The Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville, highlighted by the inclusion of several previous winners at the highest level of Australian racing.

Group 1 winner Lucky Hussler has been confirmed in the 2015 Goodwood Handicap final field. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Classy local Hucklebuck is ...

2015 Bel Esprit Stakes Betting & Tips

2015 Bel Esprit Stakes Betting & Tips

A double shot of black type racing headlines a bumper 10-race program at Melbourne’s Caulfield Racecourse this afternoon including the sprinters facing off in the Bel Esprit Stakes 2015.

Runway Star is drawn wide and up in class but still a winning home in Caulfield’s 2015 Bel Esprit Stakes. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

Punters have to stick around until the ...

2015 Bel Esprit Stakes Field Features Gregers

2015 Bel Esprit Stakes Field Features Gregers

The David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-trained mare Gregers stays put in Melbourne this Saturday racing in the Bel Esprit Stakes 2015 at Caulfield Racecourse in her second run of the season.

Robert Sangster Stakes-bound Gregers races in Caulfield’s 2015 Bel Esprit Stakes this weekend. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Winner of the Group 3 Cockram Stakes (1200m) at the ...

William Reid Stakes 2015 Betting Tips

William Reid Stakes 2015 Betting Tips

This weekend’s autumn carnival racing action kicks off tonight under the lights at Moonee Valley Racecourse with the 2015 William Reid Stakes, betting tips for the sprint showdown found below.

Angelic Light is the favourite and Races.com.au tip to win the 2015 William Reid Stakes in Melbourne tonight. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

There are 14 sprinters facing ...