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2014 Villiers Stakes Target for Sir Moments

2014 Villiers Stakes Target for Sir Moments

A trip to Sydney for a shot at next month’s Villiers Stakes 2014 could now be on the cards for the Steven O’Dea-trained Sir Moments after his strong win at the Gold Coast over the weekend.

This year’s Queensland Guineas champ Sir Moments (pictured winning the Daybreak Lover Stakes) is off to Sydney for a shot at the 2014 ...

Timing The Thorn in Inkling’s Golden Rose 2014 Bid

Timing The Thorn in Inkling’s Golden Rose 2014 Bid

Jockey Josh Parr partners with possible 2014 Golden Rose hope Inkling for the thrid time on Saturday. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Trainer Peter Snowden, now in partnership with son Paul, is thinking about bypassing Sydney’s 2014 Golden Rose in September and saving Inkling for a shot at the later Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival features.

The talented Duporth colt has been ...

McKay Hopeful of Improved Puccini in 2014 Australian Derby

McKay Hopeful of Improved Puccini in 2014 Australian Derby

New Zealand-based trainer Peter McKay is hopeful of a far-more convincing performance from talented stayer Puccini on day 1 of the inaugural The Championships at Royal Randwick this weekend after a horror debut run in the Group 1 Rosehill Guineas (2000m) on March 29th.

Regular jockey Michael Walker lead Puccini to an early pace battle with Cox Plate/Australian ...

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.

Permit will press on to the Tattersalls Club Cup on New Years Day after winning the Christmas Cup in impressive fashion at Randwick on Saturday. Photo by: Steve Hart...

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.

Ninth Legion produced one of the best efforts of his career to win the Villiers Stakes in impressive fashion ...

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.

Taxmeifyoucan is after the 2014 Doncaster Mile exemption on offer to Saturday's Villiers Stakes winner. Photo: Steve Hart.

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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.

In a wide open market Races.com.au is tipping Hoylonny to win the 2013 Christmas Cup this Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

One of the Sydney ...

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.

Roughie of the field Straight Albert is looking to return to form in Saturday's Razor Sharp Handicap 2013. Photo: Steve Hart.

Shinn has a nice book of rides at ...

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.

Heart Testa is the bookies' and the Races.com.au team's favourite to win Saturday's Razor Sharp Handicap 2013. Photo: Steve Hart.

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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.

The Races.com.au team are tipping Alma's Fury to run second in the Villiers Stakes for the second year in a row. Photo: Daniel Costello....