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2017 Cox Plate Field: Winx Faces 8 Rivals From Barrier 6

2017 Cox Plate Field: Winx Faces 8 Rivals From Barrier 6

The official Ladbrokes Cox Plate 2017 Field is now out with the super mare Winx to face eight rivals in a nine-horse line-up for the Australasian weight-for-age championship at Moonee Valley on Saturday. Chris Waller’s dual defending champion Winx is odds-on in betting to join Kingston Town with three straight wins in the Group 1…

Humidor To Take on Winx in 2017 Cox Plate Field

Humidor To Take on Winx in 2017 Cox Plate Field

Trainer Darren Weir is likely to have two 2017 Cox Plate horses out to score the upset over Winx with his Caulfield Cup graduate Humidor set to join Gailo Chop in The Valley classic on Saturday. Weir already has his last start Ladbrokes Stakes winner Gailo Chop in the mix for a shot at Chris…

Zahra to Ride English in Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes 2017

Zahra to Ride English in Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes 2017

Jockey Mark Zahra will partner the Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained English under the lights at The Valley on Cox Plate Eve in the 2017 Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes field. Zahra hasn’t partnered the daughter of Encosta De Lago since her second last (11th) behind Malaguerra at Flemington last Melbourne Cup Carnival in the Group 1…

Summer Passage draws wide barrier again in 2017 Blue Sapphire Stakes

Summer Passage draws wide barrier again in 2017 Blue Sapphire Stakes

Kiwi colt Summer Passage has drawn another wide barrier in the Group 3 $350,000 Catanach’s Jewellers Blue Sapphire Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on Wednesday. Matamata co-trainers Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott scratched Summer Passage from the Group 1 $2m Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas (1600m) last Saturday after he drew the extreme outside barrier in the sixteen…

Open Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes 2017 Field & Odds

Open Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes 2017 Field & Odds

It is a wide open affair in 2017 Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes betting this weekend on the race offering a ballot exemption to the winner into Saturday week’s Caulfield Cup field. A key non-Group 1 race support act on the Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Day program, this season’s Group 2 $400,000 Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes (2400m)…

Updated 2017 Thousand Guineas Odds: Money for Shoals

Updated 2017 Thousand Guineas Odds: Money for Shoals

Flight Stakes winner Alizee remains favourite in Thousand Guineas 2017 betting ahead of the Caulfield Group 1 this Saturday but money is starting to come for rival Shoals. Just eight three-year-old fillies are set to face off in a disappointingly small Group 1 $500,000 Schweppes Thousand Guineas (1600m) field on Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Day. Of…

Keen Array back in winner’s stall with Gilgai Stakes victory

Keen Array back in winner’s stall with Gilgai Stakes victory

The Lindsay Park trained Keen Array found himself back in the winner’s stall with his victory in the Group 2 $200,000 Gilgai Stakes (1200m) at Flemington today. Winning jockey Mark Zahra had Keen Array ($8) on the pace from the outset and was able to hold on to score a nose win over the Queensland…

Boss to Ride Summer Passage in Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas 2017

Boss to Ride Summer Passage in Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas 2017

Triple Melbourne Cup winning jockey Glen Boss has been booked to pilot progressive Kiwi raider Summer Passage in Saturday week’s 2017 Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas field. The Group 1 $2 million Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas (1600m) steals the show in Melbourne on October 14, while in Sydney Racing NSW launch the inaugural edition of the $10 million…

Thousand Guineas Fillies Top 2017 Edward Manifold Stakes Field & Odds

Thousand Guineas Fillies Top 2017 Edward Manifold Stakes Field & Odds

A line-up of potential Thousand Guineas fillies for Saturday week are set to face off at Flemington this weekend in the Edward Manifold Stakes 2017 field for Turnbull Stakes Day. Commanding Jewel (3rd in 2012) was the last Thousand Guineas winner to come off a lead-up run in the Group 2 $200,000 Edward Manifold Stakes…

Golden Rose Stakes 2017 Betting Update: Menari $2

Golden Rose Stakes 2017 Betting Update: Menari $2

Gerald Ryan’s in-form colt Menari dominates the updated 2017 Golden Rose Stakes odds after Tuesday’s final acceptances and barrier draw despite a wide gate 11 allocation for the favourite. A line-up featuring 14 of the season’s best three-year-olds take to the Rosehill Gardens track on Saturday in Race 7 at 3:55pm (AEST) for the Group…