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Open 2013 Ascot Handicap Betting – Top Three Hard To Split

Open 2013 Ascot Handicap Betting – Top Three Hard To Split

Three sprinters have opened as equal favourites to win the Ascot Handicap 2013 on Queensland Cup Day at Eagle Farm on Saturday with the bookies unable to separate the dominate trio. Running as Race 7 at 3:45pm (AEST) this year’s $80,000 Listed Ascot Handicap (1200m) features a final field of 13 with six of those…

2013 Ramornie Handicap Nominations Released

2013 Ramornie Handicap Nominations Released

The Grafton Cup Carnival kicks off next week and in anticipation of the always popular Sydney winter festival nominations for Wednesday’s Ramornie Handicap 2013 have now been released. There are officially 30 horses heading towards this year’s $150,000 Listed Crowe Horwath Ramornie Handicap (1200m), one of the headliners being the Tina Cotsiopoulos-trained defending champion Howmuchdoyouloveme….

Bakers’ Dozen for Ascot Handicap 2013 Field

Bakers’ Dozen for Ascot Handicap 2013 Field

A quality line-up of 13 sprinters has been accepted to contest Saturday’s 2013 Ascot Handicap running at Eagle Farm as part of the Queensland Cup Day action. Due to jump as Race 7 at 3:45pm (AEST) the $80,000 Listed PMP Limited Ascot Handicap (1200m) lost a couple of major nominees who have opted to bypass…

2013 Ascot Handicap Nominations – Queensland Cup Day

2013 Ascot Handicap Nominations – Queensland Cup Day

The major support race on Queensland Cup Day at Eagle Farm on Saturday will be the Ascot Handicap 2013, nominations for which currently feature a strong line-up of 19 sprinters. There’s plenty of talent among the early entries for this year’s $80,000 Listed Ascot Handicap (1200m) which has over the years produced a handy sprinter…

2013 W.J. Healy Stakes Results – Howmuchdoyouloveme Wins Again

2013 W.J. Healy Stakes Results – Howmuchdoyouloveme Wins Again

The now Tina Cotiopoulos-trained Howmuchdoyouloveme cemented his spot as a sprinter to watch heading into the spring with back-to-back Brisbane wins thanks to a gutsy effort in the W.J. Healy Stakes 2013 at Eagle Farm Racecourse today. The last on a bumper Tattersall’s Tiara Day race program, the $175,000 Group 3 W.J. Healy Stakes (1200m)…

Drenalin Surging for Caloundra Clash

Drenalin Surging for Caloundra Clash

Low-key Deagon trainer James Lyons admits his heart will be pumping hard on Saturday when he saddles up his maturing galloper Drenalin in one of the feature races at Caloundra Cup Day on the Sunshine Coast. Monashee Mountain five-year-old Drenalin was originally a dual acceptor across two states for Saturday, Lyons paying up for the…

Woorim’s Weighty Glasshouse Challenge

Woorim’s Weighty Glasshouse Challenge

Robert Heathcote’s talented Show A Heart gelding Woorim will this Saturday vie for back-to-back wins in the Glasshouse Handicap, but it is a tough test ahead for the five-year-old who must break a weight carrying record to do so. Twelve months ago Woorim carted a light 53kg to victory in the $175,000 Listed Glasshouse Handicap…

Adrenalin Pumping for Lyons Ahead of Ipswich Cup Day

Adrenalin Pumping for Lyons Ahead of Ipswich Cup Day

Low-key Deagon trainer James Lyons is looking for a black-type victory at Ipswich Cup Day this Saturday when he saddles up his promising galloper Drenalin in the $175,000 Listed Ipswich Eye Liner Stakes (1350m). One of three Listed features on the Saturday race-card for Ipswich, the Eye Liner Stakes has drawn a wide-open field of…