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Eliza Parks International Stakes 2014 Nominations Released

Eliza Parks International Stakes 2014 Nominations Released

Nominations for the 2014 Eliza Parks International Stakes were taken Tuesday morning, with 17 mares declaring for the race.

Gypsy Diamond leads the 2014 Eliza Parks International Stakes nominations. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Group 3 Eliza Parks International Stakes (1600m) is one of seven black type races taking place on Cox Plate Day at Moonee Valley Racecourse this Saturday....

2014 Moonee Valley Fillies Classic Nominations Extended

2014 Moonee Valley Fillies Classic Nominations Extended

Nominations for the Group 2 Moonee Valley Fillies Classic (1600m) were taken on Monday morning, with just nine fillies declaring for the race. This is on par with last year’s race, which took just ten nominations.

Lumosty (inside) is one of the nominations for the Moonee Valley Fillies Classic this Saturday. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

This is shy ...

Spring Targets for 2014 Dane Ripper Stakes Winner Cosmic Endeavour

Spring Targets for 2014 Dane Ripper Stakes Winner Cosmic Endeavour

Sydney trainer Gai Waterhouse and jockey Tommy Berry over from Hong Kong for the day have combined for their second victory at Eagle Farm in the Dane Ripper Stakes 2014 where Cosmic Endeavour showed off her spring potential.

Cosmic Endeavour could back up in the 2014 Tattersall's Tiara after her Dane Ripper win. Photo: Daniel Costello.

A three-year-old daughter of ...

Dane Ripper Stakes 2014 Tips & Selections

Dane Ripper Stakes 2014 Tips & Selections

This Saturday the Group racing at Eagle Farm gets underway with the fillies are mares facing off in the 2014 Dane Ripper Stakes – betting tips for which are outlined below.

Races.com.au are tipping a return to form with Driefontein to win the 2014 Dane Ripper Stakes. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

There are 13 left in contention for this year’s $200,000 ...

Tinto Eyes Gold in Queensland Oaks 2014

Tinto Eyes Gold in Queensland Oaks 2014

Rex Lipp’s Toowoomba-trained filly Tinto is looking to atone for her luckless last start second and turn the tables on hot favourite Arabian Gold in Saturday’s 2014 Queensland Oaks.

Tinto (inside) is looking to stretch to 2400m in Saturday's Queensland Oaks. Photo: Daniel Costello.

On May 17 at Doomben Red Dazzler filly Tinto suffered a bump by the ...

Khutulun Can Overcome 2014 Queensland Oaks Barrier

Khutulun Can Overcome 2014 Queensland Oaks Barrier

Despite a nasty double digit draw for the Queensland Oaks 2014 Victorian filly Khutulun can still score an upset Group 1 win this Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival according to jockey Ben Melham.

Ben Melham (pictured here aboard Mybenz) is confident Khutulun will last the 2400m in Saturday's Queensland Oaks. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Melham was initially disappointed when ...

2014 Queensland Oaks Form Guide & Betting Preview

2014 Queensland Oaks Form Guide & Betting Preview

The feature Brisbane Racing Carnival event of the weekend is Eagle Farm’s Queensland Oaks 2014, the Races.com.au team’s insider form guide analysis and betting preview for which is detailed below.

Arabian Gold is looking to complete the Doomben Roses - Queensland Oaks double last achieved in 2011. Photo: Daniel Costello.

There’s a full line-up of three-year-old fillies in ...

Arabian Going Gold for 2014 Queensland Oaks

Arabian Going Gold for 2014 Queensland Oaks

Despite earlier shoe dramas this week, race favourite Arabian Gold is spot-on for her Queensland Oaks 2014 bid this weekend according to trainer David Vandyke.

Arabian Gold is back on track for a 2014 Queensland Oaks victory on the weekend. Photo: Steve Hart.

After originally looking in doubt for the $400,000 Group 1 Treasury Casino & Hotel Queensland Oaks...

Arabian Gold Leads Capacity Queensland Oaks 2014 Field

Arabian Gold Leads Capacity Queensland Oaks 2014 Field

David Vandyke’s odds-on favourite Arabian Gold has been accepted into the 2014 Queensland Oaks field despite still not being a 100% confirmed to run in Saturday’s major.

Arabian Gold is looking more and more like a 2014 Queensland Oaks starter on Saturday. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The in-form Dubawi filly is one of a capacity 18 starters plus ...

Smerdon Has Every Faith in Queensland Oaks 2014 Duo

Smerdon Has Every Faith in Queensland Oaks 2014 Duo

With 2014 Queensland Oaks first acceptances closing today ahead of Saturday week’s showdown, Melbourne trainer Robert Smerdon has confirmed a start in the classic for both Rezoned and Every Faith.

SA Fillies Classic winner Rezoned is one of two confirmed 2014 Queensland Oaks hopes for Robert Smerdon. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

There are currently 70 fillies in the mix for ...