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2014 Villiers Stakes Hopefuls Tested at Kensington

2014 Villiers Stakes Hopefuls Tested at Kensington

Anthony Cummings currently has three hopefuls for the Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Kensington on December 13, which may or may not decrease following a track meeting this Saturday. The summer feature race is on the cards for last start winner Paris Match, Drago, and Surge Ahead. The three could find themselves 2014 Villiers…

Permit Returns To Winning Form With 2013 Christmas Cup Victory

Permit Returns To Winning Form With 2013 Christmas Cup Victory

Imported stayer Permit upstaged a couple of stablemates to record his first race win in over eighteen months in the Listed Christmas Cup (2400m) at the Randwick Kensington track on Saturday. Chris Waller had three of the five runners in the Christmas Cup field, with Hoylonny and Secessio both well-backed, but it was Permit who gave…

Ninth Legion To Doncaster Handicap After 2013 Villiers Stakes Victory

Ninth Legion To Doncaster Handicap After 2013 Villiers Stakes Victory

Talented gelding Ninth Legion earned himself a start in the Group 1 Doncaster Handicap (1600m) during the 2014 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival by the winning the Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1550m) in impressive fashion at the Randwick Kensington track on Saturday. Jockey Peter Robl was forced to go forward from a wide barrier on Ninth Legion…

Taxmeifyoucan Vies for 2014 Doncaster Mile Exemption

Taxmeifyoucan Vies for 2014 Doncaster Mile Exemption

Trainer Gregory Hickman says he has four-year-old Taxmeifyoucan as good as he can for their shot at a Doncaster Mile 2014 ballot exemption with a win in Saturday’s $175,000 Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1550m) at Randwick’s Kensington track. Earlier the Ad Valorem gelding was sitting top of the 2013 Villiers Stakes odds following two nice…

2013 Christmas Cup Betting Tips & Selections

2013 Christmas Cup Betting Tips & Selections

Tipping this Saturday’s Christmas Cup 2013 winner in Sydney has become decidedly harder after three early scratchings have left a field of just five runners in the Kensington feature, all of which are battling for favouritsm. One of the Sydney Summer Racing Carnival staying majors, this year’s $100,000 Listed Inglis Christmas Cup (2400m) has lost…

Straight Albert 2013 Razor Sharp Handicap Roughie

Straight Albert 2013 Razor Sharp Handicap Roughie

They’re the roughie of the field but jockey Blake Shinn will still be doing his best aboard the Guy Walter-trained Straight Albert in Saturday’s Razor Sharp Handicap 2013 in Sydney. Shinn has a nice book of rides at the Kensington track this weekend including aboard Alma’s Fury, second in the race last year, in the…

Razor Sharp Handicap 2013 Betting Tips

Razor Sharp Handicap 2013 Betting Tips

The Villiers Stakes Day action is set to come to a close at Randwick’s Kensington track this Saturday with the running of the 2013 Razor Sharp Handicap, betting tips to finish the day with a win listed below. Originally the race drew 14 final acceptors, including two emergencies, the first of which #13 Jacquinot Bay…

2013 Villiers Stakes Tips

2013 Villiers Stakes Tips

This weekend the action of the Sydney Summer Racing Carnival steps up a notch with the running of the Villiers Stakes 2013, tips and exotic selections from the Races.com.au team for which are detailed below. Set to run as Kensington Race 6 at 4:30pm (AEST), relocated from the course proper at Randwick that has failed…

History against Monton in Villiers Stakes 2013

History against Monton in Villiers Stakes 2013

Ron Quinton’s veteran galloper Monton has history against them on Saturday when they look to become the first dual Villiers Stakes winner in history. The now seven-year-old son of Catbird enjoyed a one and a quarter length victory in the $157,000 Inglis Villiers Stakes (1600m) two years ago when carrying a hefty 58kg and overcoming…

2013 Villiers Stakes Betting Update – Favourite Eases

2013 Villiers Stakes Betting Update – Favourite Eases

With money starting to come for a number of the longer priced hopes in Saturday’s Villiers Stakes 2013 at Kensington the odds on early favourite Taxmeifyoucan have eased. Gregory Hickman’s progressive four-year-old opened $6 top fancy to take out this year’s $175,000 Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1550m) following a devastatingly close last start second in…