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Geegees Blackflash Leads 2014 Tasmanian Stakes Field

Geegees Blackflash Leads 2014 Tasmanian Stakes Field

John Luttrell’s veteran galloper Geegees Blackflash heads a quality field of milers set to face off in the last black-type race of the calendar year in Tasmania on Wednesday night, the Tasmanian Stakes 2014 running at Launceston Racecourse.

Due to jump at 9:20pm (local time) as Race 7 on the New Year’s Eve meeting, this year’s $100,000 Listed ...

2014 David Jones Cup Draws 29 Nominations

2014 David Jones Cup Draws 29 Nominations

Nominations for the 2014 David Jones Cup were taken Monday morning, featuring a strong field of 29 potential stayers.

Brambles (inside) is one of the leading nominations for the 2014 David Jones Cup. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Group 3 David Jones Cup (2000m) is one of the supporting stayers races on Caulfield Cup Day at Caulfield Racecourse...

Chris Waller’s 2014 Epsom Handicap Triple Threat Ready to Go

Chris Waller’s 2014 Epsom Handicap Triple Threat Ready to Go

Top Sydney trainer Chris Waller dominates this weekend’s racing at Royal Randwick Racecourse, with more than one entry set to run in six of the nine races.

Boban is on track for back-to-back victories in the Epsom Handicap this Saturday. Photo by Steve Hart.

His presence is especially noticed in the Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m), for which he has ...

2014 Epsom Handicap Barrier Draw – Boban in 1

2014 Epsom Handicap Barrier Draw – Boban in 1

Chris Waller’s defending champion Boban has drawn the inside alley for Saturday’s Epsom Handicap 2014 where the galloper will carry the 58kg top weight.

Last year's Epsom Handicap winner Boban has 58kg and barrier one for his title defence on Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

Waller has four runners lining-up in the 15-horse field for the $500,000 Group 1 The ...

2014 Epsom Handicap Field Missing Rock Sturdy

2014 Epsom Handicap Field Missing Rock Sturdy

A career-threatening injury has ruled the Joe Pride-trained favourite Rock Sturdy out of the field for Saturday’s Epsom Handicap 2014 with final acceptances for Saturday’s Royal Randwick feature taken this morning.

Injury has ruled one-time favourite Rock Sturdy out of the 2014 Epsom Handicap field. Photo: Steve Hart.

There are 15 horses making up the final field for this ...

Boban After Historic Epsom Handicap 2014 Win

Boban After Historic Epsom Handicap 2014 Win

On Saturday Chris Waller’s three-time Group 1 winner Boban will defend his Epsom Handicap crown but to go back-to-back in the Royal Randwick classic he will need to set a modern day weight carrying record.

Boban will have to set a modern day weight carrying record to go back-to-back in Saturday's 2014 Epsom Handicap. Photo: Steve Hart.

Twelve months ...

2014 Kingston Town Stakes Tips

2014 Kingston Town Stakes Tips

The Kingston Town Stakes is a key lead-up race to the Group 1 The Metropolitan (2400m) and the Group 3 event will feature a strong field of promising stayers at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.

Greatwood is the races.com.au tip to win the 2014 Kingston Town Stakes at Rosehill Gardens tomorrow. Photo by: Steve Hart

Headlining the Kingston Town Stakes field ...

2014 Doncaster Prelude Field Released

2014 Doncaster Prelude Field Released

A capacity 2014 Doncaster Prelude field was released by Racing New South Wales stewards this morning; with a number of talented gallopers chasing ballot exempt entry into the Doncaster Mile that will be run at Royal Randwick on April 12.

Strawberry Boy has the chance to return to winning form in the 2014 Doncaster Prelude at Rosehill Gardens this weekend. ...

Carey Builds 2013 Caulfield – Melbourne Cup Contingent

Carey Builds 2013 Caulfield – Melbourne Cup Contingent

While he is skeptical to confirm his Queensland Oaks winner Gondokoro for a spring cups campaign later in the year, Mornington-based trainer Pat Carey is still going to be well represented in the Caulfield and Melbourne Cup 2013 entries.

Ethiopia is the shortest-priced of Pat Carey's spring cup 2013 hopes. Photo: Steve Hart.

Zabeel filly Gondokoro announced herself as a ...