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2017 Flight Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

2017 Flight Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

Plenty of top class spring fillies are set to face off at Royal Randwick on Epsom Handicap Day this Saturday in the Flight Stakes 2017, a full form guide and comprehensive betting analysis on the mile showdown detailed below. It is an 11-starter field engaged for this year’s Group 1 $500,000 Flight Stakes (1600m) with…

Flight Stakes 2017 Field & Odds: Alizee vs. Champagne Cuddles

Flight Stakes 2017 Field & Odds: Alizee vs. Champagne Cuddles

It is shaping up as a tight battle in the 2017 Flight Stakes field and betting markets in Sydney on Saturday with two gun fillies – Alizee and Champagne Cuddles – fighting for favouritism. One of a trio of elite level Sydney Spring Racing Carnival races taking place on Epsom Handicap Day, the Group 1…

Astoria Leads 2017 Gloaming Stakes Field & Odds

Astoria Leads 2017 Gloaming Stakes Field & Odds

The Godolphin-raced Astoria is red hot favourite in the Gloaming Stakes 2017 betting markets to post his second win on the trot heading to Rosehill Gardens on Saturday for Golden Rose Day. There are 11 three-year-olds set to face off in this year’s Group 3 $200,000 James Boag’s Premium Gloaming Stakes (1800m), the 2017 Spring…

2017 The Shorts Tips & Odds Update

2017 The Shorts Tips & Odds Update

Winx may be the main attraction at Royal Randwick on George Main Stakes Day, but the punters are also in for a treat with a field of the top sprinters doing battle in The Shorts 2017 – betting tips and updated odds for which are detailed below. Winx is on show in Race 6 on…

Spieth Leads 2017 Concorde Stakes Field & Betting

Spieth Leads 2017 Concorde Stakes Field & Betting

Bryce Heys perennial Group 1 placegetter Spieth kicks off his spring bid in the Concorde Stakes 2017 this weekend heading markets on the Royal Randwick showdown.   The first of the Group status races on Chelmsford Stakes Day, this year’s Group 3 $150,000 Concorde Stakes (1000m) runs as Race 5 at 2:35pm (AEST).  The Concorde Stakes has attracted a diminutive but top-class field of just six short…

237 Fillies Included in 2017 Thousand Guineas Nominations

237 Fillies Included in 2017 Thousand Guineas Nominations

An outstanding field is set to step out in this year’s Group 1 Thousand Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield Racecourse following this afternoon’s release of an impressive list of 237 nominated fillies. Catchy and Tulip were standouts for the Lindsay Park operation in autumn and headline a strong list for Hayes, Hayes and Dabernig in 2017…

2017 Civic Stakes Betting Tips & Odds Update

2017 Civic Stakes Betting Tips & Odds Update

The feature race in Sydney this weekend is the Civic Stakes 2017 at Rosehill Gardens, betting tips and the latest winter racing odds on the sprint clash detailed below. A 13-horse field is set to face off in Rosehill Race 7 at 3:05pm (AEST) with the $150,000 Listed Civic Stakes (1350m) attracting a number of…

Civic Stakes 2017 Field Features Gold Symphony

Civic Stakes 2017 Field Features Gold Symphony

Peter & Paul Snowden’s dual Group 3 winning four-year-old Gold Symphony shapes-up as one of the genuine Saturday racing contenders in the 2017 Civic Stakes field at Rosehill Gardens. Set to run as Rosehill Race 7 at 3:05pm (AEST), this year’s $150,000 Listed Civic Stakes (1350m) has attracted 13 hopefuls including well-bred Reward For Effort…

2017 Doomben Cup Tips & Odds Update

2017 Doomben Cup Tips & Odds Update

The Doomben Cup 2017 takes centre stage in Brisbane on the weekend, our insider betting tips and the latest odds on the weight-for-age winter classic detailed below. Two gallopers are nearly equal favouritism in the markets for Saturday’s $650,000 Group 1 Doomben Cup (2000m) with It’s Somewhat ($4.40) and Articus ($4) the ones the punters…

Doomben Cup for Hollindale Stakes Winner It’s Somewhat

Doomben Cup for Hollindale Stakes Winner It’s Somewhat

It’s Somewhat will firm in Doomben Cup betting after the John O’Shea-trained Doncaster Mile champion saluted for the Gold Coast punters with a gallant win in the AD Hollindale Stakes 2017. The Godolphin-raced son of Dynaformer made it three wins on the trot this campaign, backing up from his Group 1 Doncaster Mile success in…