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Makybe Diva Return for Melbourne Cup Winner Almandin?

Makybe Diva Return for Melbourne Cup Winner Almandin?

Five-time Melbourne Cup winning owner Lloyd Williams is considering a first-up run in the 2017 Makybe Diva Stakes for his latest champion of the ‘race that stops a nation’, but admits it is hard to find a suitable early spring option for Almandin. Monsun gelding Almandin scored an upset over Heartbreak City (2nd) and Hartnell…

2017 Melbourne Cup Still on Cards For Tiberian

2017 Melbourne Cup Still on Cards For Tiberian

French galloper Tiberian may have finished a well-beaten last in the Group 1 Grand Prix De Saint-Cloud over the weekend but the horse’s Australian co-owner Darren Dance hasn’t ruled out a Melbourne Cup 2017 bid down under this spring. The Alain Couetil-trained five-year-old never got close in the mile and a half feature, won by…

Sydney Cup 2017 Betting Update: Big Duke Favourite

Sydney Cup 2017 Betting Update: Big Duke Favourite

Already a clear favourite to win the two mile feature of the autumn carnival, the Darren Weir-trained Big Duke now dominates 2017 Sydney Cup betting after a huge Royal Randwick win over the weekend. The Raven’s Pass gelding charged home on a Heavy (8) track on Day 1 of ‘The Championships’ carrying the 58kg top…

2017 Sydney Cup Odds Firm on Chairman’s Winner Big Duke

2017 Sydney Cup Odds Firm on Chairman’s Winner Big Duke

Darren Weir’s flying Victorian stayer Big Duke will be very hard to beat in Saturday week’s Sydney Cup 2017 after putting the writing on the wall at Royal Randwick to win the ATC Chairman’s Handicap. The Raven’s Pass five-year-old is all the rage in futures betting on the Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) at ,…

Chairman’s Handicap 2017 Betting Odds & Tips

Chairman’s Handicap 2017 Betting Odds & Tips

One of the first features at Randwick Racecourse this Saturday in Sydney is the ATC Chairman’s Handicap 2017, betting tips and the latest odds on the Sydney Cup lead-up found below. Due to run as Randwick Race 3 at 1:20pm (AEDT) on Day 1 of ‘The Championships’, just nine stayers make up the field for…

2017 Adelaide Cup Betting: Market Move on the Favourite

2017 Adelaide Cup Betting: Market Move on the Favourite

As the countdown to the Adelaide Cup 2017 heats up there has been a notable betting move on the Darren Weir-trained Master Of Arts to salute for the punters at Morphettville this afternoon. Of the bumper field of stayers engaged for this season’s edition of the $400,000 Group 2 Adelaide Cup (3200m), the best fancied…

Adelaide Cup – Sydney Cup 2017 Double for Annus Mirabilis

Adelaide Cup – Sydney Cup 2017 Double for Annus Mirabilis

Caulfield horseman Stuart Webb will use the 2017 Adelaide Cup results on Monday to determine whether it is worth pressing onto the Sydney Cup over the same two mile distance this autumn with Annus Mirabilis. The Irish import is one of nineteen stayers remaining in the mix for this season’s $400,000 Group 2 Adelaide Cup…

2017 Ranvet Stakes Nominations Feature The United States

2017 Ranvet Stakes Nominations Feature The United States

Defending champion The United States is one of the key Ranvet Stakes 2017 nominations taken for the weight-for-age staying showdown on Golden Slipper Day in Sydney on Saturday. A bumper five elite level races including Winx running in the George Ryder Stakes headline the Sydney racing action on the weekend. Another key support act on…

Adelaide Cup 2017 Betting Favourite a “Relaxed Dude”

Adelaide Cup 2017 Betting Favourite a “Relaxed Dude”

Jockey John Allen has described the 2017 Adelaide Cup betting favourite Master Of Arts as a “relaxed sort of dude” after partnering the Darren Weir-trained stayer for a hurdle tune-up on Friday. On Monday South Australians will enjoy a public holiday to celebrate Adelaide Cup Day with a bumper program scheduled for Morphettville Racecourse. Heading…

2017 Adelaide Cup Odds Update: Master Of Arts Favourite

2017 Adelaide Cup Odds Update: Master Of Arts Favourite

Last start Lord Reims Stakes winner Master Of Arts has opened favourite in the post-field Adelaide Cup 2017 odds for the two mile Morphettville feature in South Australia on Monday. A capacity field of autumn stayers is engaged for this season’s $400,000 Group 2 Adelaide Cup (3200m) that is set to run as Morphettville Race…