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2017 Ladbrokes Moonga Stakes Field & Odds: Danish Twist Favourite

2017 Ladbrokes Moonga Stakes Field & Odds: Danish Twist Favourite

Kris Lees’ mare Danish Twist is firming favourite in the Ladbrokes Moonga Stakes 2017 field and betting markets to return to winning form on Caulfield Cup Day this weekend. Due to run as Caulfield Race 6 at 3:10pm (AEDT), this season’s Group 3 $150,000 Ladbrokes Moonga Stakes (1400m) features 11 hopefuls and Danish Twist is…

McEvoy Excited About Redzel Ride in The Everest 2017

McEvoy Excited About Redzel Ride in The Everest 2017

Reigning Melbourne Cup winning hoop Kerrin McEvoy is understandably excited about the prospect of riding the inaugural 2017 The Everest winner partnering Redzel in the $10 million feature on Saturday. Australia’s richest race and the world’s most lucrative turf race, the Restricted The Everest (1200m) runs at Royal Randwick this weekend featuring a dozen super…

Bowman Not Surprised to Ride The Everest Winner 2017

Bowman Not Surprised to Ride The Everest Winner 2017

Jockey Hugh Bowman has two weeks off from the Winx machine and said he wouldn’t be surprised to see his ride in Saturday’s icon race The Everest winning. The pressure has been on Bowman this spring especially as the hype on Chris Waller’s Hall of Fame mare Winx builds with each turf triumph. Constantly in…

2017 Craven Plate Field & Betting: Happy Clapper Odds-On

2017 Craven Plate Field & Betting: Happy Clapper Odds-On

Patrick Webster’s last start Epsom Handicap winner Happy Clapper has opened odds-on favourite to keep the wins coming in the Craven Plate 2017 field at Royal Randwick this Saturday. Sydney racing is headlined on the weekend by the $10 million The Everest (1200m) race featuring a dozen of the world’s best sprinters including She Will…

2017 The Everest Field Confirmed

2017 The Everest Field Confirmed

All 12 spots for the inaugural $10 million The Everest 2017 field have now been filled after the final slot-holders announced their runners over the long weekend. Due to steal the show in Sydney at Royal Randwick Racecourse on October 14, the Restricted The Everest (1200m) line-up has been rounded out by the Kris Lees-trained…

The Everest for 2017 Premiere Stakes Winner In Her Time?

The Everest for 2017 Premiere Stakes Winner In Her Time?

Newcastle trainer Benjamin Smith will “let the dust settle” and see if an offer from a slot-holder comes in for his impressive first-up Premiere Stakes 2017 winning mare In Her Time to run in the $10 million The Everest (1200m) in a fortnights’ time. Just a couple of spots in the weight-for-age Restricted The Everest…

2017 Hill Stakes Field & Betting: Mackintosh Firming Favourite

2017 Hill Stakes Field & Betting: Mackintosh Firming Favourite

Chris Waller’s Group 1 performed galloper Mackintosh is the firming favourite in Hill Stakes 2017 betting to break a notable winning drought in the Royal Randwick clash on Saturday. The field for this year’s Group 2 $500,000 Hill Stakes (1800m) is down to just nine hopefuls following the early withdrawal of Red Excitement who instead…

Chautauqua Tops Premiere Stakes 2017 Field & Odds

Chautauqua Tops Premiere Stakes 2017 Field & Odds

The 2017 Premiere Stakes is one of the key support acts in Sydney on Saturday for Epsom Handicap Day and the latest betting markets on the Randwick sprint are led by six-time Group 1 winner Chautauqua. Running as Randwick Race 6 at 3:20pm (AEST), this spring’s Group 2 $500,000 Premiere Stakes (1200m) features a dozen…

Epsom Handicap 2017 Question for Shannon Stakes Winner Washington Heights

Epsom Handicap 2017 Question for Shannon Stakes Winner Washington Heights

Trainer Gerald Ryan will reassess the option of backing his in-form galloper Washington Heights up in Saturday week’s 2017 Epsom Handicap after a devastating Shannon Stakes win on Golden Rose Stakes Day. The lightly-raced six-year-old has been back down under after a stint in Hong Kong since the winter and his form in Australia since…

No 2017 The Metropolitan for Colin Stephen Winner Auvray

No 2017 The Metropolitan for Colin Stephen Winner Auvray

The Richard Freedman-trained French import Auvray held on in a tight finish at Rosehill to win the Colin Stephen Quality on Golden Rose Day, but is likely to bypass Saturday week’s The Metropolitan 2017 in favour for a run in the revamped St Leger race next month. The Group 3 $150,000 Colin Stephen Quality (2400m)…