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Xtravagant Leads 2016 Australian Guineas First Acceptances

Xtravagant Leads 2016 Australian Guineas First Acceptances

Boom New Zealand colt Xtravagant is the headline first acceptor taken for Saturday week’s Australian Guineas 2016 after first declarations for the Flemington feature closed on Tuesday.

Press Statement is one of the surprise 2016 Australian Guineas first acceptances after earlier plans to target the Randwick Guineas on the same day. Photo: Steve Hart.

Running on March 5, this year’s ...

Tivaci Wins 2016 CS Hayes Stakes in Protest

Tivaci Wins 2016 CS Hayes Stakes in Protest

UPDATE: The Mike Moroney-trained Tivaci has been crowned 2016 CS Hayes Stakes winner following a 2nd vs 1st protest.

First past the post Palentino was found to have caused interference at the 900m mark, pushing Tivaci six horses wide. Stewards found Tivaci would have been ahead at the post should interference not have occured.

 

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Lizard Island Primed for CS Hayes Stakes Return

Lizard Island Primed for CS Hayes Stakes Return

Lizard Island was a strong and consistent performer through the recent Spring Carnival, and trainer Pat Hyland is confident the three-year-old is primed for a strong first-up performance in Saturday’s Group 3 CS Hayes Stakes (1400m) at Flemington.

Lizard Island (far left, pink cap) will return in Saturday’s CS Hayes Stakes at Flemington. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

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2016 CS Hayes Stakes Betting Odds & Tips

2016 CS Hayes Stakes Betting Odds & Tips

This Saturday in Melbourne the CS Hayes Stakes 2016 features a class field of Australian Guineas types, betting odds and tips for the Flemington showdown detailed below.

Ready For Victory is the Races.com.au tip to win Saturday’s 2016 CS Hayes Stakes in Melbourne on Black Caviar Lightning Stakes Day. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

There are a dozen three-year-old colts and geldings ...

Rails Run for River Wild in 2016 CS Hayes Stakes Field

Rails Run for River Wild in 2016 CS Hayes Stakes Field

Gai Waterhouse’s hope at back-to-back CS Hayes Stakes wins has been boosted by the gun barrier one draw for her in-form hopeful River Wild in this Saturday’s Flemington clash.

River Lad is looking to hand trainer Gai Waterhouse with back-to-back CS Hayes Stakes wins this weekend in Melbourne. Photo: Steve Hart.

Set to run as Flemington Race 6 at ...

Lizard Island Leads 2016 CS Hayes Stakes Nominations

Lizard Island Leads 2016 CS Hayes Stakes Nominations

Pat Hyland’s returning Caulfield Guineas runner-up Lizard Island is the highest-rated nomination taken for the CS Hayes Stakes 2016 on Black Caviar Lightning Day at Flemington Racecourse this weekend.

Palentino is the shortest priced 2016 Australian Guineas hope nominated for Saturday’s lead-up in the CS Hayes Stakes at Flemington. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

One of the key support races ...

Lizard Island Primed for Australian Guineas Campaign

Lizard Island Primed for Australian Guineas Campaign

Trainer Pat Hyland has been thrilled with the benefit stable star Lizard Island has taken from his time away from racing and has revealed the three-year-old is in great condition ahead of his 2016 Australian Guineas campaign.

Lizard Island (pictured finishing second to Press Statement) is in good form ahead of his 2016 Australian Guineas campaign. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos...

2016 Manfred Stakes First-Up for Bon Aurum

2016 Manfred Stakes First-Up for Bon Aurum

Ciaron Maher’s returning Australian Guineas hope Bon Aurum will kick off his Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival campaign this weekend at Caulfield Racecourse in the Manfred Stakes 2016.

2016 Australian Guineas-bound Bon Aurum runs first-up in Caulfield’s Manfred Stakes this weekend in Melbourne. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

One of two features on the Caulfield card for Saturday, this year’s $150,000 ...

Weaker Autumn Guineas Target for Lizard Island

Weaker Autumn Guineas Target for Lizard Island

Cranbourne’s Pat Hyland will find the weaker of the two autumn Group 1 Guineas races for three-year-old Lizard Island next month to decide whether he runs in the Randwick or Flemington feature.

The horse that beat home Lizard Island in the Caulfield Guineas Press Statement (pictured) is a top fancy for the autumn’s 2016 Randwick Guineas. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos....

Australian Guineas The Long-Term Target For Lizard Island

Australian Guineas The Long-Term Target For Lizard Island

The 2016 Australian Guineas is the long-term goal for Lizard Island, but trainer Pat Hyland has revealed that he would not hesitate to send the talented colt to Sydney for the 2016 Royal Randwick Guineas.

Lizard Island finished a close second behind Sacerd Eye in the 2015 Ladbrokes Caulfield Classic. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Lizard Island was ...