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Lucky Generation Targets Caulfield Guineas 2014

Lucky Generation Targets Caulfield Guineas 2014

Danny O’Brien’s promising youngster Lucky Generation races at Sandown Lakeside on the weekend in an attempt to win and earn a 2014 Caulfield Guineas assignment this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. The Lucky Owners colt is $3.60 favourite through to win the opening at Sandown on Saturday, the $80,000 Samson Handicap (1400m). A win will see…

2014 South Australian Derby Field & Barriers Released

2014 South Australian Derby Field & Barriers Released

This Saturday in Adelaide Morphettville Racecoursewill host the latest autumn Group 1 with a talented field of three-year-olds set to face off in the South Australian Derby 2014. Scheduled to run as Race 7 at 3:35pm (local) this year’s $500,000 Group 1 South Australian Derby (2500m) has drawn a capacity line-up of final acceptors with…

2013 Queen Adelaide Stakes Field & Barriers

2013 Queen Adelaide Stakes Field & Barriers

This Saturday the first stakes racing action of February will take place in South Australia with the Queen Adelaide Stakes 2013 to run at Morphettville Racecourse. A diminutive field of just five two-year-olds has been accepted for this year’s edition of the $80,000 Listed Queen Adelaide Stakes (1050m) which is due to run as Race…

2012 Schweppes Australasian Oaks Final Field & Barriers

2012 Schweppes Australasian Oaks Final Field & Barriers

This Saturday Adelaide’s Morphettville Racecourse will come to life with ‘Black Caviar Day’ to feature two Group 1 classics including the Schweppes Australasian Oaks 2012 which has drawn a capacity field. With a sellout crowd ready to turn up and watch the Peter Moody-trained Black Caviar attempt her incredible 20th consecutive career success in the…

2012 VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Field & Barriers – Favourites Out Wide

2012 VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Field & Barriers – Favourites Out Wide

Two of the top fancies to take out the VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes 2012 at Flemington’s Super Saturday of Racing this weekend have both suffered wide barrier draws with Jimando and All Too Hard coming up with gates 11 and 10 respectively. The second of seven Group races headlining a crack nine-event program at Flemington…

VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Nominations 2012 All Too Hard

VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Nominations 2012 All Too Hard

Half-brother to the world’s highest-rated mare Black Caviar, the Patinack Farm-owned All Too Hard is one of the headline juveniles among the 2012 VRC Sires’ Produces Stakes nominations for the Super Saturday of Racing event at Flemington this Saturday. A son of Casino Prince out of Black Caviar’s dam Helsinge, All Too Hard proved they…

Open 2012 Blue Diamond Colts & Geldings Prelude Field

Open 2012 Blue Diamond Colts & Geldings Prelude Field

While the fillies’ edition is arguably the stronger of the two Blue Diamond Preludes running at Caulfield this Saturday, punters will still enjoy getting in on the action of the colts & geldings clash where a wide-open field of two-year-olds is engaged. The Blue Diamond Prelude (Fillies) field features current favourite for the $1 million…

Chester Manifold Stakes 2012 Winner At The Heads

Chester Manifold Stakes 2012 Winner At The Heads

Danny O’Brien’s smart local galloper At The Heads scored their debut black-type triumph at Flemington on Saturday running away to take out the 2012 Chester Manifold Stakes. Backing up from a close fifth to Let’s Be Happy at the track less than a fortnight ago, Hussonet five-year-old At The Heads ($10) showed good improvement to…

Sadler Hopes to Taste Oaks Success with Heidilicious

Sadler Hopes to Taste Oaks Success with Heidilicious

Rejuvenated Victorian trainer John Sadler is optimistic that his nicely-bred Zabeel filly Heidilicious can return to form at Eagle Farm on Saturday and score an upset win over a quality field in this year’s Queensland Oaks. Before her last-start when stepping up to Group company for the first time, Heidilicious had finished in the money…

Keano wins the 2010 Emirates Airline Handicap – Emirates Stakes Day Results

Keano wins the 2010 Emirates Airline Handicap – Emirates Stakes Day Results

The last race of the day here at Flemington on Emirates Stakes Day, the $125,000 Emirates Airline Handicap over 1400m, has been won by the Danny O’Brien trained five-year-old Keano. Lady Gaga led early from Keano and held it until Keano with jockey James Winks took the lead in the last 200m and held off…