News About Kia Ora Koutou

2015 WA Guineas Final Field and Barrier Draw

2015 WA Guineas Final Field and Barrier Draw

A talented and capacity field of sixteen plus one emergency has been confirmed for Saturday’s Group 2 WA Guineas (1600m) at Perth’s Ascot Racecourse, highlighted by the inclusion of a number of standout three-year-olds. Leading Perth trainer Grant Williams will launch a three pronged attack on the 2015 WA Guineas after confirming each of Universal…

2016 WATC Derby Target for Kia Ora Koutou

2016 WATC Derby Target for Kia Ora Koutou

After a sale to Hong Kong interests was called off by current connections, Adam Durrant’s Perth galloper Kia Ora Koutou will enjoy spell before coming back to target next April’s WATC Derby 2015. The Blackfriars gelding kicked off his career at home in the best possible form winning his opening four career starts including over…

Drive West Scores 2015 Ascot Gold Cup Upset

Drive West Scores 2015 Ascot Gold Cup Upset

Joe Miller’s veteran seven-year-old Drive West scored a notable boilover in Saturday’s Ascot Gold Cup 2015 in Perth taking out the meeting’s staying feature as a 31/1 shot in betting. A 10-starter field faced off in this season’s edition of the $100,000 Listed Ascot Gold Cup (1800m), which was one of three black-type features on…

2015 Victoria Derby Winner Tarzino Salutes for Punters

2015 Victoria Derby Winner Tarzino Salutes for Punters

Breaking the hoodoo of favourites in the time-honoured staying classic for three-year-olds, Mick Price’s bred-to-stay colt Tarzino became just the second top fancy in 10 years to salute for the punters with a runaway win in the Victoria Derby 2015. Easing favourite out from $2.40 to $2.90, the son of Tavistock put the writing on…

2015 Victoria Derby Betting Update

2015 Victoria Derby Betting Update

The headline of the four Group 1 races running at Flemington Racecourse today for the opening Melbourne Cup Carnival meeting is the Victoria Derby 2015 for three-year-olds, the full field of 16 starters still in the mix with only the emergency running coming out of the line-up. Due to run as Flemington Race 7 at…

Will Kia Ora Koutou Win the VRC Derby 2015 From Gate 1?

Will Kia Ora Koutou Win the VRC Derby 2015 From Gate 1?

Barrier one has proved the charmed gate for more VRC Derby winners in the past 30 years than any other gate and on Saturday the 2015 edition of the Flemington classic has the inside alley belonging to the Perth raider Kia Ora Koutou. Yet to race outside of Western Australia, Lark Hill horseman Adam Durrant…

2015 Victoria Derby Betting Tips

2015 Victoria Derby Betting Tips

The feature race on the opening Melbourne Cup Carnival meeting on the weekend at Flemington Racecourse is the Victoria Derby 2015, betting tips for the 2500m Group 1 for three-year-olds detailed below. There is a full field facing off in this year’s $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) including the Mick Price-trained favourite…

Two Word Victoria Derby 2015 Form Guide

Two Word Victoria Derby 2015 Form Guide

This Saturday in Melbourne the famous Flemington Racecourse is host to the opening Melbourne Cup Carnival meeting with an all-black type program headlined by the 2015 Victoria Derby – the exclusive Races.com.au two-word form guide on the three-year-olds’ staying classic found below. A full field of 16 will face off in Flemington Race 7 at…

Real Love Heads 2015 Asian Beau Stakes Field & Odds

Real Love Heads 2015 Asian Beau Stakes Field & Odds

Adam Durrant’s returning Perth Cup winning mare Real Love has opened short priced favourites to secure her maiden first-up win when she runs in WA’s sole Group race this Saturday the Asian Beau Stakes 2015. Due to run as Ascot Race 6 at 3:57pm (WA time) on Saturday, this year’s $150,000 Group 3 Seacorp Starlight…

2015 Victoria Derby Form Guide & Betting Preview

2015 Victoria Derby Form Guide & Betting Preview

The best three-year-old stayers of the season face off at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday in the Victoria Derby 2015, a detailed form guide analysis and betting preview for the Melbourne Cup Carnival classic found below. Running as Flemington Race 7 at 3:50pm (AEST) this year’s $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) features a…