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Queensland Derby 2015 Odds: Werther Clear Top Fancy

Queensland Derby 2015 Odds: Werther Clear Top Fancy

Visiting Kiwi galloper Werther has opened red hot favourite to salute at elite level in Brisbane on Saturday with a win over a capacity field in the 2015 Queensland Derby at Doomben Racecourse. Running as Race 7 at 2:57pm (AEST) on Stradbroke Handicap Day, this year’s $600,000 Group 1 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2200m) drew…

Testashadow Scratched from 2015 Australian Guineas

Testashadow Scratched from 2015 Australian Guineas

The Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) is the feature race running at Flemington this Saturday, which attracted a capacity field of 16 runners plus one emergency when the field was released earlier this week. The lone emergency Manapine has been given the call to step up to the plate after Testashadow was scratched this morning…

2015 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Late Mail

2015 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Late Mail

Won by classy mare Snitzerland in 2014, the Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes (1000m), this afternoon’s feature race at Flemington, has attracted a field of just six runners. Having remained neck and neck in betting markets all week, a noticeable gap has been opened between four-time Group 1 champion Lankan Rupee and the undefeated…

Winks Confident in Deep Field’s 2015 Lightning Stakes Chance

Winks Confident in Deep Field’s 2015 Lightning Stakes Chance

A small yet highly talented field of six sprinters will contest the Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes (1000m) at Flemington on Saturday, for which Deep Field is the $2.30 favourite. Just edging out the world’s highest-rated sprinter Lankan Rupee ($2.45) in the odds, Deep Field will jump from barrier five with James Winks to…

2015 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Betting Update: Deep Field Narrow Favourite

2015 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Betting Update: Deep Field Narrow Favourite

Unbeaten entire Deep Field is holding onto his position as race favourite for Saturday’s Black Caviar Lightning Stakes 2015 after the release of the final field on Wednesday for the Flemington feature. Only six horses will take to the track in Flemington Race 7 at 4:35pm (AEDT) on the weekend in the latest Melbourne Autumn…

Ragazzo Del Corsa Leads 2015 Talindert Stakes Field

Ragazzo Del Corsa Leads 2015 Talindert Stakes Field

Danny O’Brien’s recent Flemington winner Ragazzo Del Corsa returns to Victoria’s premier track for Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Day on Saturday leading out a field of fellow two-year-olds in the Talindert Stakes 2015. Kicking off the bumper nine-race card for the latest Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival meeting, this year’s $120,000 Listed Talindert Stakes (1100m) features…

2015 Blue Diamond Prelude (C&G) Field & Barrier Draw

2015 Blue Diamond Prelude (C&G) Field & Barrier Draw

A capacity field of 16 runners plus one emergency accepted for the Group 3 Blue Diamond Prelude (1100m) for colts and geldings on Wednesday morning. The $150,000 race is one of seven Group races running in support of the Group 1 CF Orr Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday, marking the return of Group One…

2015 Chairman’s Stakes Betting Tips

2015 Chairman’s Stakes Betting Tips

The Group 3 Chairman’s Stakes (1000m) is the lone black-type race running at Sandown on the weekend and it has attracted a field of nine talented two-year-olds. The majority of the runners are using the Chairman’s Stakes in a bid to boost their order of standing for the Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) on…

2015 Chairman’s Stakes Betting Update

2015 Chairman’s Stakes Betting Update

Nine two-year-old horses are set to contest the Group 3 Chairman’s Stakes (1000m) at Sandown Racecourse on Saturday in a bid to earn a place in the field for the Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) in three weeks’ time. Five of the juveniles are offering single figure odds in the betting market at ,…

Winks Confident Prompt Return is 2015 Blue Diamond Contender

Winks Confident Prompt Return is 2015 Blue Diamond Contender

Nine juveniles will line-up at Sandown Racecourse on Saturday to contest the Group 3 Chairman’s Stakes (1000m) and increase their chances at making it into the final field for the $1 million Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) in three weeks’ time. Hoop James Winks is confident that Prompt Return has what it takes to…