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2013 Newmarket Handicap Form Guide & Betting Preview

2013 Newmarket Handicap Form Guide & Betting Preview

This Saturday one of the feature Melbourne Festival of Racing showdowns will light up Flemington Racecourse with the Newmarket Handicap 2013to take centre stage, the Races.com.au team’s exclusive form guide and betting analysis for which is detailed below.

Moment Of Change has lots going for them historically to win the 2013 Newmarket Handicap. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

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Loner To Rock 2013 Newmarket Handicap Boat

Loner To Rock 2013 Newmarket Handicap Boat

They may be one of the double figure outsiders for the Newmarket Handicap 2013 at Flemington this Saturday but Lone Rock might just have what it takes to upset a field full of better fancied sprinters according to their trainer Robert Smerdon.

Lone Rock is after an upset win in Saturday's 2013 Newmarket Handicap. Photo: Taron Clarke.

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Shamal Wind Unlikely to Accept for 2013 Newmarket Handicap Field

Shamal Wind Unlikely to Accept for 2013 Newmarket Handicap Field

After a Flemington gallop on Tuesday morning Robert Smerdon’s lightly-raced filly Shamal Wind is likely to bypass the Newmarket Handicap 2013 down the straight this Saturday and run in Adelaide two days later instead.

Shamal Wind is likely to bypass the 2013 Newmarket Handicap this Saturday. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The three-year-old daughter of Dubai won her opening ...

Updated Newmarket Handicap 2013 Betting Odds

Updated Newmarket Handicap 2013 Betting Odds

The Group 1 2013 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) is undeniably one of the biggest events of the 2013 Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival and the countdown is nearly over.

The $1 million feature sprint will take place on March 9 at Flemington and Peter Moody-trained gelding Moment Of Change is the early $2.80 favourite.

Moment Of Change is the Newmarket Handicap ...

Shamal Wind Ready to Take on Older Horses in 2013 Oakleigh Plate

Shamal Wind Ready to Take on Older Horses in 2013 Oakleigh Plate

Robert Smerdon will throw exciting filly Shamal Wind into the Group 1 cauldron against the older horses in the 2013 Oakleigh Plate (1100m).

Shamal Wind will take on the older horses in the Oakleigh Plate. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

While there were easier options for the three-year-old in her own age group, Smerdon said the $400,00 sprint was “worth ...

Oakleigh Plate 2013 Target First-Up for Lone Rock

Oakleigh Plate 2013 Target First-Up for Lone Rock

While adamant they aren’t avoiding Black Caviar this Melbourne Festival of Racing, Caulfield trainer Robert Smerdon will bypass the Lightning Stakes first-up with his resuming sprint star Lone Rock and go first-up into the 2013 Oakleigh Plate with her at the end of the month.

Winner of the Group 1 The Goodwood at Morphettville in May of 2011, Fastnet ...

2012 Manikato Stakes Betting Update – Buffering Firms

2012 Manikato Stakes Betting Update – Buffering Firms

Sentimental favourite for tonight’s Manikato Stakes 2012 at Moonee Valley, Buffering is also now the odds-on favourite for the sprint showdown having been well supported in the markets since betting opened.

Buffering is the firming favourite and market mover for tonight's Manikato Stakes 2012

Robert Heathcote’s super consistent Mossman gelding, who has only missed a place six times ...

2012 Manikato Stakes Form Guide & Betting Analysis

2012 Manikato Stakes Form Guide & Betting Analysis

This Friday night a supercharged sprint showdown is on the cards at the Moonee Valley circuit with a smart field engaged for the Manikato Stakes 2012, and to help you back a winner below is our insider Manikato Stakes form guide and betting preview.

Buffering is out to become the foruth straight Manikato Stakes winner to jump from ...

Patinack Farm Classic 2012 First Acceptances Taken

Patinack Farm Classic 2012 First Acceptances Taken

Today Racing Victoria took first acceptances for the last of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival’s major sprints with 22 horses left in contention for the 2012 Patinack Farm Classic.

Buffering heads the 2012 Patinack Farm Classic first acceptances

Held on the last day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, Emirates Stakes Day on Saturday November 10, the $1 ...

Manikato Stakes Odds 2012 Led by Buffering

Manikato Stakes Odds 2012 Led by Buffering

Robert Heathcote’s in-form Queenslander Buffering has opened close to odds-on in the 2012 Manikato Stakes betting markets for the Friday night feature at Moonee Valley.

Buffering has opened the hot favourite for the Manikato Stakes 2012

The Mossman five-year-old, who has recorded eight Group 1 minor placings from 11 starts at the highest level, is currently paying $2 ...