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Pinot Is the 2017 VRC Oaks Winner

Pinot Is the 2017 VRC Oaks Winner

It was the ideal result for Ladies Day in the big one at Flemington with Australia’s leading lady of racing Gai Waterhouse finally winning her first VRC Oaks in 2017 thanks to a tough effort from her beautifully-bred filly Pinot. All the rage in betting on this year’s Group 1 $1 million VRC Kennedy Oaks…

2017 VRC Oaks Tips & Odds Update

2017 VRC Oaks Tips & Odds Update

Twelve of the season’s best young sprinting fillies do battle at Flemington Racecourse today in the Ladies Day feature race, our insider VRC Oaks 2017 betting tips and updated odds on the Cup Carnival clash detailed below. The penultimate event on Day 3 of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, this season’s Group 1 $1 million VRC…

Luvaluva Value in VRC Oaks 2017 Betting

Luvaluva Value in VRC Oaks 2017 Betting

Sydney horseman John Sargent is quietly confident his Wakeful Stakes winning filly Luvaluva could have what it takes to upset the odds-on favourite Aloisia in 2017 VRC Oaks betting this Thursday. A final field of 12 three-year-old spring fillies with staying potential are engaged to face off in Flemington Race 8 at 5:00pm (AEDT) on…

2017 VRC Oaks Field & Betting: Aloisia Odds-On

2017 VRC Oaks Field & Betting: Aloisia Odds-On

Flying Aaron Purcell-trained filly Aloisia is the odds-on favourite in VRC Oaks 2017 betting on the Kennedy Oaks field facing off at Flemington Racecourse on Thursday. After the action of the 2017 Melbourne Cup on Tuesday, Day 3 of the Melbourne Cup Carnival is Ladies’ Day headlined by the Group 1 $1 million Kennedy Oaks…

2017 Wakeful Stakes Winner Luvaluva Onto VRC Oaks

2017 Wakeful Stakes Winner Luvaluva Onto VRC Oaks

Master trainer of three-year-old staying fillies John Sargent gets his chance to win a second VRC Oaks next Thursday with his up-and-comer Luvaluva running the ideal trial with a last-to-first Wakeful Stakes success on Derby Day. There was late money on the well-bred daughter of Mastercraftsman, Luvaluva backed into $5 second favouritism behind Bring Me…

2017 Wakeful Stakes Field & Odds: Bring Me Roses Favourite

2017 Wakeful Stakes Field & Odds: Bring Me Roses Favourite

VRC Oaks-bound Bring Me Roses is the clear favourite in Wakeful Stakes 2017 betting this Saturday on Derby Day after the non-acceptance of Pinot. The Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained Ethereal Stakes winner Pinot is set to bypass the Group 2 $300,000 G.H. Mumm Wakeful Stakes (2000m) on Day 1 of the Melbourne Cup Carnival…

Luvaluva an Exciting 2017 VRC Oaks Prospect

Luvaluva an Exciting 2017 VRC Oaks Prospect

Trainer John Sargent is confident that he has unearthed a potential VRC Oaks winner in Luvaluva, who stormed home to post a dominant win on debut at Goulburn on Monday. Jumping from the gates well in the Wedding Event Specialist Maiden (1300m), jockey Jeff Penza allowed Luvaluva to stride forward and take a position on…

Rock On Fights for Spot in Sydney Cup 2017 Field

Rock On Fights for Spot in Sydney Cup 2017 Field

Randwick horseman John Sargent is hoping Kiwi galloper Rock On gains a start in the rescheduled 2017 Sydney Cup field this weekend with the stayer gaining valuable experience for the end-of-year Melbourne Cup. Sent over from the Awapuni stables of his former New Zealand trainer and part-owner Gary Vile, four-year-old Rock On is one of…

2017 Sydney Cup Odds Firm on Chairman’s Winner Big Duke

2017 Sydney Cup Odds Firm on Chairman’s Winner Big Duke

Darren Weir’s flying Victorian stayer Big Duke will be very hard to beat in Saturday week’s Sydney Cup 2017 after putting the writing on the wall at Royal Randwick to win the ATC Chairman’s Handicap. The Raven’s Pass five-year-old is all the rage in futures betting on the Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) at ,…

Chairman’s Handicap 2017 Betting Odds & Tips

Chairman’s Handicap 2017 Betting Odds & Tips

One of the first features at Randwick Racecourse this Saturday in Sydney is the ATC Chairman’s Handicap 2017, betting tips and the latest odds on the Sydney Cup lead-up found below. Due to run as Randwick Race 3 at 1:20pm (AEDT) on Day 1 of ‘The Championships’, just nine stayers make up the field for…