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VRC Derby Calls 2017 Ladbrokes Classic Winner Cliff’s Edge

VRC Derby Calls 2017 Ladbrokes Classic Winner Cliff’s Edge

Trainer Darren Weir is likely to press onto the 2017 VRC Derby with his progressive young stayer Cliff’s Edge who powered home for a dominant Ladbrokes Classic win on Caulfield Cup Day. The Canford Cliffs colt won at Caulfield over the mile two back before being found out at Flemington on October 7, run down…

2017 UCI Stakes Winner on VRC Derby Main Stage

2017 UCI Stakes Winner on VRC Derby Main Stage

Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young look to have unearthed two genuine 2017 Victoria Derby contenders with stablemates Main Stage and Johnny Vinko running first and third respectively at Flemington in the Listed $120,000 UCI Stakes (1800m). The now Cranbourne-based Kiwi trainers were full of confidence with their eventual UCI Stakes winner Main Stage pre-race on…

Naturalism Stakes Day 2017: Harlem Books Caulfield Cup Start

Naturalism Stakes Day 2017: Harlem Books Caulfield Cup Start

The lead-up to the Caulfield Cup heats up this afternoon with the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival action of 2017 Naturalism Stakes Day and the full Caulfield racing results will be available right here as each race unfolds. A bumper nine-race card is slated for Caulfield Racecourse for Naturalism Stakes Day including two Group 3 events….

Flamberge First-Up in 2017 Sir John Monash Stakes

Flamberge First-Up in 2017 Sir John Monash Stakes

Star Victorian horseman Darren Weir has identified Saturday week’s Sir John Monash Stakes 2017 as the likely first-up target for his rising eight-year-old Flamberge. Three-time Group 1 winner Flamberge hasn’t raced since his close eighth when just over three lengths beaten home by the winner Silent Sedition at Moonee Valley in the Group 1 William…

Volatile Mix Great Chance in Queensland Derby 2017 – Allen

Volatile Mix Great Chance in Queensland Derby 2017 – Allen

Versatile jumps and flat racing hoop John Allen believes his mount in Saturday’s 2017 Queensland Derby Volatile Mix remains a “great chance” despite the race being moved to the 2200m circuit at Doomben Racecourse. Allen is in line for an interstate Derby double after partnering the Darren Weir-trained Pentire gelding Volatile Mix to victory two…

Queensland Oaks 2017 Tips & Odds Update

Queensland Oaks 2017 Tips & Odds Update

The 2017 Queensland Oaks takes centre stage at Doomben Racecourse this Saturday, betting tips and the latest odds on the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival feature detailed below. The move from Eagle Farm to Doomben sees this year’s $500,000 Group 1 Queensland Oaks take place over 2200m instead of the 2400m and the event has attracted…

JJ Atkins Hopes Head 2017 The Phoenix Field & Betting

JJ Atkins Hopes Head 2017 The Phoenix Field & Betting

A field full of two-year-olds having a final bid at making Saturday week’s 2017 JJ Atkins field will face off in the first at Doomben Racecourse this weekend when The Phoenix opens the Queensland Oaks Day action. Both this Saturday’s Brisbane Group 1 race meeting and the Stradbroke Handicap Day card next weekend have been…

Kenedna to Dominate Doomben’s Queensland Oaks 2017

Kenedna to Dominate Doomben’s Queensland Oaks 2017

Victoria’s Darren Weir believes the move from Eagle Farm to Doomben Racecourse will only increase the chances of his The Roses winning filly Kenedna dominating the 2017 Queensland Oaks results this weekend in Brisbane. With the Eagle Farm track badly affected by recent wet weather in the sunshine state, the call has been made to…

The Roses 2017 Betting: Kenedna v Dawn Wall

The Roses 2017 Betting: Kenedna v Dawn Wall

There is nothing separating the top two fillies in 2017 The Roses betting for Doomben this weekend with Kenedna and Dawn Wall locked in a two-horse battle for favouritism. A key lead-up to next month’s Queensland Oaks, the $175,000 Group 2 The Magic Millions Roses (2000m) features 16 chances and runs as Doomben Race 6…

Jungle Edge Heads 2017 BRC Sprint Field & Weights

Jungle Edge Heads 2017 BRC Sprint Field & Weights

Mick Bell’s stable ace Jungle Edge is up in Brisbane on the weekend heading the BRC Sprint 2017 field and weights for the last on Doomben Cup Day. Set to close the card as Doomben Race 8 at 4:36pm (AEST), this season’s $125,000 Group 3 BRC Sprint (1350m) field is down to 15 starters after…