News About John Sargent

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…

2016 Thoroughbred Club Stakes Tips & Odds Update

2016 Thoroughbred Club Stakes Tips & Odds Update

A host of fillies have come out of Saturday’s Thoroughbred Club Stakes 2016 so who should you back and who should you sack from the remaining contingent in the Caulfield Guineas Day showdown? Running as Caulfield Race 3 at 1:30pm (AEDT), this year’s $150,000 Group 3 Thoroughbred Club Stakes (1200m) originally drew a final field…

2016 Thoroughbred Club Stakes Field & Betting Odds

2016 Thoroughbred Club Stakes Field & Betting Odds

A full field of 16 three-year-old fillies is accepted to take to the Caulfield track on Saturday as part of the Caulfield Guineas Day action in the Thoroughbred Club Stakes 2016. The set weights plus penalties sprint is scheduled to run as Race 3 at 1:30pm (AEDT), this year’s $150,000 Group 3 Thoroughbred Club Stakes…

2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap Tips and Betting Preview

2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap Tips and Betting Preview

Eleven runners remain in contention for Saturday’s Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) at Flemington Racecourse; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Ruettiger has returned to racing in smart form this time and remains an outright $3.60 favourite in 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap betting…

Mighty Like Fresh and Firing for 2016 Aurie’s Star Bid

Mighty Like Fresh and Firing for 2016 Aurie’s Star Bid

Caulfield’s Mick Price hopes keeping his last start Flemington winner Mighty Like fresh will be the key to him posting a second win down the straight in Saturday’s 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap. The seven-year-old Host gelding continued a nice record at Flemington Racecourse on July 23 winning a Benchmark 90 over 1200m carrying 58.5kg to…

Ruettiger Leads Aurie’s Star Handicap 2016 Odds

Ruettiger Leads Aurie’s Star Handicap 2016 Odds

The Lee & Anthony Freedman-trained sprint specialist Ruettiger has opened favourite to secure back-to-back wins down the famous Flemington straight in the 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap this weekend. The Duporth five-year-old is one of a dozen remaining hopes in the $150,000 Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) for the first Group race of the new…

Dibayani Tops 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap Field & Weights

Dibayani Tops 2016 Aurie’s Star Handicap Field & Weights

Lindsay Park’s returning European import Dibayani is the highest rated and weighted acceptor for Saturday’s Aurie’s Star Handicap 2016 at Flemington Racecourse. The opening Group race of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, this year’s $150,000 Group 3 Aurie’s Star Handicap (1200m) has attracted a final field of 13 and is set to run as Flemington…