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Buffering Back in 2014 Manikato Stakes Nominations

Buffering Back in 2014 Manikato Stakes Nominations

Rob Heathcote’s triple Group 1 winner Buffering is again nominated for the $1 million Group 1 Manikato Stakes (1200m) after breaking his maiden status in last year’s edition of the Moonee Valley sprint showdown. The Moonee Valley Racing Club (MVRC) today took 44 nominations for the 2014 Manikato Stakes, one more than last year, running…

Hucklebuck to Target Emirates Stakes

Hucklebuck to Target Emirates Stakes

Touted as one to watch over the 2014 Autumn Carnival before being forced to the paddock with breathing issues, trainer Phillip Stokes has revealed classy runner Hucklebuck will contest a path geared towards the Group 1 Emirates Stakes (1600m) through the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival. Contesting a commendable record of five wins and two minor…

2014 Drummond Golf Stakes Field Released

2014 Drummond Golf Stakes Field Released

The last race on the bumper nine event program at Moonee Valley for Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes Day in Melbourne on Saturday Drummond Golf Stakes 2014, formerly known as the Chandler Macleod Stakes. A capacity field of 14 starters plus four emergencies is accepted for this year’s $120,000 Listed Drummond Golf Stakes (1200m) set…

Spring Campaign Still Unclear for Lion of Belfort

Spring Campaign Still Unclear for Lion of Belfort

A notable performer over his maiden racing preparation through the 2013 Spring Racing Carnival, trainer Mick Price has revealed he is yet to settle on a plan of attack for Lion Of Belfort this season, despite the four-year-old completing a strong barrier trial at Cranbourne on Tuesday morning. Expected to return to racing in 2014…

2014 Rubiton Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

2014 Rubiton Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

The 2014 Rubiton Stakes is shaping to be one of the most hotly-contested races of the 2014 racing calendar so far, with punters giving nearly every starter a chance of claiming Group 2 honours at Caulfield this weekend. While losing some ‘big name’ entrants to the day’s feature event – the Group 1 C.F Orr…

Lion Of Belfort Favourite to Deliver Price 2014 Rubiton Stakes

Lion Of Belfort Favourite to Deliver Price 2014 Rubiton Stakes

Classy three-year-old Lion Of Belfort is the current favourite to claim the 2014 Group 2 Rubiton Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday having been well backed since markets opened yesterday. Opening behind early favourite stablemate Lankan Rupee ($3.50), punters quickly snapped up the initial $3.40 quoted for the son of Statue Of Liberty and is now…

Exciting 2014 Rubiton Stakes Final Field Released

Exciting 2014 Rubiton Stakes Final Field Released

The 2014 Rubiton Stakes final field was released this morning and the Group 2 event looks like being a key lead-up event to the Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield on February 22. One of a number of talented sprinters heading to the Oakleigh Plate that has been included in the Rubiton Stakes field is…

Better Than Ready leads 2014 Rubiton Stakes Nominations

Better Than Ready leads 2014 Rubiton Stakes Nominations

Trainer Mick Price looks to be a good chance of walking away from Caulfield this Saturday with another Group 2 title to his name, with three of his mounts included in nominations for the 2014 Schweppes Rubiton Stakes. Defeating a talented pool that included Group 1 victors Bel Sprinter and Polanski at a recent Cranbourne…

Zoustar Wins Coolmore Stud Stakes 2013 – Cassidy Breaks Century

Zoustar Wins Coolmore Stud Stakes 2013 – Cassidy Breaks Century

Chris Waller’s top three-year-old Zoustar proved the star once again today when succeeding in their Melbourne debut to win the 2013 Coolmore Stud Stakes at Flemington Racecourse and hand their Hall of Fame hoop Jim Cassidy with his 100thGroup 1 win. Zoustar’s victory in the $500,000 Group 1 Coomore Stud Stakes (1200m) was also the…

2013 Coolmore Stud Stakes Betting Update – Zoustar Out to $2

2013 Coolmore Stud Stakes Betting Update – Zoustar Out to $2

Former odds-on favourite, and still the one to beat, the Chris Waller-trained Zoustar is easing in their price to make their Melbourne debut a winning one in the Coolmore Stud Stakes 2013 at Flemington this afternoon. The in-form son of the ill-fated Northern Meteor is one of 11 three-year-old sprinters set to square off in…