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2017 The Everest: No Berry on Top of Chautauqua

2017 The Everest: No Berry on Top of Chautauqua

Hawkes Racing are yet to lock-in a hoop to ride their champion sprinter Chautauqua in The Everest 2017 after Tommy Berry was ruled out of the mount this week. Berry had put in a special request to the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) to be allowed to return to Australia on October 14 to partner…

Gingernuts Leads 2017 Australian Derby Betting

Gingernuts Leads 2017 Australian Derby Betting

Last start Rosehill Guineas winner Gingernuts is the firm favourite in pre-field Australian Derby 2017 betting for the three-year-old’s staying showdown in Sydney on Saturday. The Stephen Autridge & Jamie Richards-trained Kiwi visitor was a late nominee for the $2 million Group 1 BMW Australian Derby (2400m), connections opting to pay the entry after the…

Star Turn Heads 2017 William Reid Stakes Nominations

Star Turn Heads 2017 William Reid Stakes Nominations

In-form three-year-old Star Turn is nominated for another Melbourne run against the older sprinters under the lights at Moonee Valley Racecourse this Friday in the William Reid Stakes 2017. The last of the big Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival races, this season’s $500,000 Group 1 William Reid Stakes (1200m) attracted a bumper twenty-five early entries. Among…

Rosehill Guineas 2017 Form Guide & Betting Preview

Rosehill Guineas 2017 Form Guide & Betting Preview

A smart line-up of three-year-old Derby types face off in the 2017 Rosehill Guineas this Saturday in Sydney, a full form guide analysis and betting preview on the Golden Slipper Day clash found below. This season’s $600,000 Group 1 Rosehill Guineas (2000m) features a final field of twelve running in Rosehill Race 6 at 3:25pm…

Inference Heads 2017 Rosehill Guineas Nominations

Inference Heads 2017 Rosehill Guineas Nominations

The Hawkes Racing-trained Inference is one of the key Rosehill Guineas 2017 nominations taken for the three-years-old Group 1 at Rosehill on Golden Slipper Stakes Day this weekend in Sydney. Racing NSW took nineteen early entries for this season’s $600,000 Group 1 Rosehill Guineas (2000m), the set weights clash one of five elite levels on…

Chautauqua Heads 2017 Canterbury Stakes Nominations

Chautauqua Heads 2017 Canterbury Stakes Nominations

The Canterbury Stakes 2017 could serve as the first lead-up into new racing territory for champion galloper Chautauqua who may be extended out to 1600m for the first time this Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival. A five-time Group 1 winning sprinter, the Team Hawkes-trained Chautauqua is one of 11 early entries taken by Racing NSW for…

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. The Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes-trained champion is yet to race over further than 1400m, but that could change with a run in the $3 million Group 1 The Star Doncaster Mile (1600m)…

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. Continuing the elite level Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival action, this weekend’s $750,000 Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) attracted 16 nominations. Of those two of the…

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. Last start winner of the Group 1 Caulfield Guineas (1600m), the Team Hawkes-trained Divine Prophet is the sole three-year-old in this…

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. A nicely-bred son of Star Witness from Hilton Head, Eden Roc was an expensive $750,000 yearling for owner Alan Bel and has a tight connection…