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Suavito Headlines In 2015 Sunline Stakes Nominations

Suavito Headlines In 2015 Sunline Stakes Nominations

In-form mare Suavito has been included in the 2015 Sunline Stakes and is set to contest the Group 2 event at Moonee Valley on Friday night. Suavito has been a consistent performer since she made her racing debut in September of 2013, but she has gone to another level in the past six months and…

Most Likely Melbourne Cup Field 2014

Most Likely Melbourne Cup Field 2014

The final field for Tuesday’s 2014 Melbourne Cup is all but confirmed following the running of both the Lexus Stakes (2500m) and Mackinnon Stakes (2000m) at Flemington this afternoon. Beginning that day in ballot position 36; 12 places outside the Melbourne Cup final field, Signoff secured a position in the Race That Stops a Nation’s…

2014 Melbourne Cup Berth Assured for Lexus Stakes Winner Signoff

2014 Melbourne Cup Berth Assured for Lexus Stakes Winner Signoff

Classy stayer Signoff has ensured a berth in Tuesday’s 2014 Melbourne Cup after displaying a keen turn of foot to take out the Group 3 Lexus Stakes (2500m) at Flemington with ease. Jumping from the gates well, leading Hong Kong-based jockey Joao Moreira settled Signoff in prime position on the heels of early leaders Shoreham,…

La Amistad Will Run 2014 Melbourne Cup if She Wins Lexus Stakes

La Amistad Will Run 2014 Melbourne Cup if She Wins Lexus Stakes

It has been confirmed that La Amistad, the three-quarter sister of the great Makybe Diva, will take the field in the 2014 Melbourne Cup on Tuesday is she wins the Group 3 Lexus Stakes (2500m) tomorrow and aim to follow in her famous sister’s footsteps. The five-year-old mare is at No.26 on the Melbourne Cup…

Lexus Stakes 2014 Form Guide for Melbourne Cup Lead-Up

Lexus Stakes 2014 Form Guide for Melbourne Cup Lead-Up

Two final races this weekend offer horses outside the top 24 in the Melbourne Cup order of entry a chance to make the field for the famous Flemington feature including the 2014 Lexus Stakes, the detailed form guide for which can be found right here. Running as one of nine races on the all Group-race…

Signoff Clear Favourite to Win 2014 Lexus Stakes

Signoff Clear Favourite to Win 2014 Lexus Stakes

The Group 3 Lexus Stakes (2500m) is the key supporting race of Victoria Derby Day at Flemington this Saturday. 13 potential stayers have confirmed for the race, with all but one then nominated for the Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) three days later on Tuesday, November 4. With a guaranteed Cup start awarded to…

Updated 2014 The Metropolitan Odds – Spillway Still Top Pick

Updated 2014 The Metropolitan Odds – Spillway Still Top Pick

David Hayes & Tom Dabernig’s imported stallion Spillway has eased out in the markets but remains the favourite to win The Metropolitan 2014 at Royal Randwick this afternoon. The four-year-old Rail Link stallion is one of a bumper 16 hopefuls facing off in the closing Epsom Handicap Day race today in Sydney with the $400,000…

The Metropolitan 2014 Form Guide & Betting Preview

The Metropolitan 2014 Form Guide & Betting Preview

This weekend’s major race for stayers in Sydney is the 2014 Metropolitan, for which a detailed form guide and betting preview is detailed below. This year’s $400,000 Group 1 Turnbull Stakes (2400m), which features a field of 16 talented horses, is the last race on Epsom Handicap Day and will run as race 9 at…

2014 The Metropolitan Betting Tips

2014 The Metropolitan Betting Tips

The feature race for stayers this weekend is the Group 1 McGrath Estate Agents Metropolitan (2400m) at Royal Randwick Racecourse, with betting tips set out below. There are 16 stayers in the field for Saturday’s 2014 The Metropolitan, running as Race 9 at 5:20pm. Just three of the 16 hopefuls are single figure bets in…

La Amistad Must Win 2014 Metrop to Qualify for Caulfield Cup

La Amistad Must Win 2014 Metrop to Qualify for Caulfield Cup

For a normal horse, the efforts of five-year-old La Amistad have been promising since her debut in March 2013. But the mare isn’t a ‘normal horse’; she’s the three-quarter sister of three-time Melbourne Cup winner Makybe Diva so expectations are always going to be tougher. There was talk the mare could follow in her sister’s…