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Late 2017 Doncaster Mile Entry for Chautauqua

Late 2017 Doncaster Mile Entry for Chautauqua

The world’s highest-rated sprinter Chautauqua is a surprise late Doncaster Mile 2017 entry for this year’s The Championships in Sydney in April.

Sprint star Chautauqua could be extended to 1600m for a Doncaster Mile 2017 bid this autumn. Photo: Steve Hart.

The Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes-trained champion is yet to race over further than 1400m, but that could ...

2017 Black Caviar Lightning Nominations: 3YOs Dominate

2017 Black Caviar Lightning Nominations: 3YOs Dominate

The nominations are out for the Black Caviar Lightning 2017 running at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday and a host of top-level three-year-olds dominate the early entries for the sprint.

Returning Coolmore Stud Stakes winner Flying Artie is one of the key 2017 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes nominees for Flemington this weekend. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Continuing the elite level Melbourne ...

Divine Prophet the Man in CF Orr Stakes 2017 Odds

Divine Prophet the Man in CF Orr Stakes 2017 Odds

Three-year-old Divine Prophet has developed “from a boy to a man” according to hoop Dwayne Dunn who rides the youngster first-up against the older horses in the 2017 Ladbrokes CF Orr Stakes this weekend.

Divine Prophet is the sole three-year-old in the Ladbrokes CF Orr Stakes field in 2017. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Last start winner of the Group 1 ...

Blue Diamond Stakes 2017 Hope Eden Roc Debuts

Blue Diamond Stakes 2017 Hope Eden Roc Debuts

Team Hawkes will unveil a promising three-quarter brother of the stable’s Group 1 placed colt Star Turn on Saturday when 2017 Blue Diamond Stakes hope Eden Roc lines-up at Randwick.

Eden Roc – a three-quarter brother to Star Turn (pictured) – begins a 2017 Blue Diamond Stakes bid on debut in Sydney this weekend. Photo: Steve Hart.

A nicely-bred ...

2016 Victoria Derby Odds: Sacred Elixir Firm Favourite

2016 Victoria Derby Odds: Sacred Elixir Firm Favourite

Sacred Elixir has been crushed into pre-field Victoria Derby 2016 odds of $3.40 after his Cox Plate Day win in the Moonee Valley Vase last Saturday.

MV Vase winner Sacred Elixir is firm favourite in 2016 Victoria Derby betting to win again this weekend at Flemington Racecourse. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Officially 37 three-year-old staying types remain in contention to ...

2016 Manikato Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

2016 Manikato Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

The Manikato Stakes 2016 takes place under the lights at Moonee Valley Racecourse on the eve of Cox Plate Day on Friday night and a full form guide preview and betting analysis on the sprint feature can be found right here.

Capitalist is the only three-year-old in the 2016 Manikato Stakes on Friday night at Moonee Valley. Photo: Steve Hart....

2016 Darley Classic First Acceptances Feature Extreme Choice

2016 Darley Classic First Acceptances Feature Extreme Choice

Mick Price’s Moir Stakes winning three-year-old Extreme Choice is one of 25 sprinters making up the Darley Classic 2016 first acceptances for the Flemington feature on Emirates Stakes Day this Melbourne Cup Carnival.

Moir Stakes winner Extreme Choice is one of five three-year-olds among the 2016 Darley Classic first acceptances for the Flemington feature on November 5. Photo: ...

37 Victoria Derby 2016 Acceptances Taken

37 Victoria Derby 2016 Acceptances Taken

Just thirty-seven three-year-old stayers remain in contention for Saturday week’s 2016 Victoria Derby after Racing Victoria (RV) took first acceptances for the Melbourne Cup Carnival classic.

Ladbrokes Classic winner Good Standing is among the 37 first acceptances taken for the 2016 Victoria Derby this Melbourne Cup Carnival. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Down from 106 nominations back in late September, the ...

Dunn Rides 2016 Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Winner Divine Prophet

Dunn Rides 2016 Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Winner Divine Prophet

Jockey Dwayne Dunn celebrated his second success in the stallion-making Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas 2016 in a 10/10 ride on the Team Hawkes-trained winner Divine Prophet.

Dunn rode All Too Hard (2012) to victory in the mile set weights classic for three-year-olds four years ago and was back in the winners’ stall for this year’s $1 million Group 1 Ladbrokes ...

2016 Spring Champion Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

2016 Spring Champion Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

The last of the Sydney Group 1s for the year plays out at Royal Randwick Racecourse on Saturday with the three-year-olds facing off in the Spring Champion Stakes 2016, a detailed form guide analysis and betting preview for which is detailed below.

The winning Gloaming Stakes trifecta – Veladero (inside); Honeywine (middle); Retaliation (outside) – face off in Saturday’s ...