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Kiwi Mare Bounding Towards 2015 TJ Smith Stakes

Kiwi Mare Bounding Towards 2015 TJ Smith Stakes

Despite the world-class sprinters down under this season, New Zealand trainer Ken Kelso is still keen to take them on and target the TJ Smith Stakes 2015 in Sydney with his smart mare Bounding. The Matamata-based horseman, who trains in partnership with his wife Bev, named the lucrative $2.5 Group 1 TJ Smith Stakes (1200m)…

2014 Gilgai Stakes Tips & Selections

2014 Gilgai Stakes Tips & Selections

11 of the country’s best sprinters will run in the 2014 Gilgai Stakes at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday, with betting tips presented below. The Group 2 Gilgai Stakes (1200m) is the supporting sprint race on the Turnbull Stakes Day program, due to run as Race 5 at 3:00pm. Just three of the horses are at…

2014 Gilgai Stakes Betting Update

2014 Gilgai Stakes Betting Update

A field of 11 will face off in the 2014 Gilgai Stakes at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday, offering punters a variety of betting options and the chance to back a winner. The Group 2 Gilgai Stakes (1200m) is the major sprint race on the Turnbull Stakes Day program, for which Chautauqua is the firm favourite….

River Lad Heads 2014 Gilgai Stakes Final Field

River Lad Heads 2014 Gilgai Stakes Final Field

The 2014 Gilgai Stakes is the major sprint race scheduled for the Turnbull Stakes Day program at Flemington Racecourse and has attracted a final field of classy sprinters. Running as Race 5 at 3:00pm (AEST), this year’s $200,000 Group 2 Gilgai Stakes (1200m) has attracted a final field of 11 hopefuls. Headlining the field is…

2014 Caulfield Guineas Prelude Betting Update

2014 Caulfield Guineas Prelude Betting Update

16 of the country’s most exciting colts and geldings (plus two emergencies) have been confirmed for Sunday’s Group 3 Caulfield Guineas Prelude (1400m), offering punters a variety of great betting options and the chance to back a winner. The best of the field will back-up on October 11 at the same track on Caulfield Guineas…

Du Plessis Back on Telepathic in 2014 Queensland Derby

Du Plessis Back on Telepathic in 2014 Queensland Derby

Jockey Mark du Plessis will get the chance to win a Group 1 in Brisbane Saturday week recovering his Queensland Derby 2014 ride aboard the Donna Logan-trained filly Telepathic. Ruakaka-based New Zealand trainer Logan had engaged the services of former star Kiwi apprentice James McDonald for her Mossman filly Telepathic in the $500,000 Group 1…