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Booker Can Handle 2017 Thousand Guineas Mile

Booker Can Handle 2017 Thousand Guineas Mile

Jockey Dwayne Dunn is confident his mount in the Thousand Guineas 2017 field on Saturday Booker can run out a strong mile after her lead-up Prelude win. The Group 1 $500,000 Schweppes Thousand Guineas (1600m), which Dunn won two years ago on the Lindsay Park-trained Stay With Me (2015), features its smallest line-up in over…

Eight Fillies Accept for 2017 Thousand Guineas Field

Eight Fillies Accept for 2017 Thousand Guineas Field

A diminutive field of just eight three-year-old fillies are accepted for Saturday’s Thousand Guineas 2017 on Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Day in Melbourne. The day’s marquee race, the Group 1 $2 million Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas (1600m) drew a capacity field, while the Group 1 $500,000 Schweppes Thousand Guineas (1600m) features just half the numbers. It is…

2017 Thousand Guineas Prelude Results: Booker Beats Catchy

2017 Thousand Guineas Prelude Results: Booker Beats Catchy

Booker will go into the 2017 Thousand Guineas as one of the favourites after she scored a surprise win in the Thousand Guineas Prelude this afternoon. Dwayne Dunn took control of the Thousand Guineas Prelude in the early stages and his decision to take Booker to the front proved to be a winning move. Booker…

Catchy Leads Thousand Guineas Prelude 2017 Field & Odds

Catchy Leads Thousand Guineas Prelude 2017 Field & Odds

Proven Caulfield Group 1 winning filly Catchy is the three-year-old to beat in Sunday’s 2017 Thousand Guineas Prelude field on way to a possible clash against the colts and geldings. As a two-year-old the Lindsay Park-trained daughter of Fastnet Rock won her opening four career starts including the Group 1 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m)….

2017 Moir Stakes Field & Barriers: Russian Revolution Drawn Wide

2017 Moir Stakes Field & Barriers: Russian Revolution Drawn Wide

Peter & Paul Snowden’s in-form sprinter Russian Revolution has work to do after drawing wide in a capacity Moir Stakes 2017 field for Friday night under the lights at Moonee Valley Racecourse. The first of an incredible six elite level spring races taking place across the weekend in Sydney and Melbourne, this year’s Group 1…

2017 Thousand Guineas Second Acceptances Feature Catchy

2017 Thousand Guineas Second Acceptances Feature Catchy

Lindsay Park’s Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes winner Catchy is the headline Thousand Guineas 2017 second acceptor for the mile feature on October 14 despite talks the gun filly could take on the boys at the same meeting. The Group 1 $2 million Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas (1600m) against the colts and geldings potentially calls for the…

2017 Danehill Stakes Tips & Betting Update

2017 Danehill Stakes Tips & Betting Update

An ace field of three-year-old sprinters race down the famous Flemington straight on Makybe Diva Stakes Day on Saturday in the Danehill Stakes 2017 – betting tips and the latest odds for the Group 2 found below. There are 11 hopefuls in the mix for this year’s Group 2 $200,000 Danehill Stakes (1200m), which is…

Danehill Stakes 2017 Field & Odds: Catchy Tipped to Beat the Boys

Danehill Stakes 2017 Field & Odds: Catchy Tipped to Beat the Boys

She narrowly missed out on a win first-up but the bookmakers are willing to forgive and forget, installing Blue Diamond winning filly Catchy as the favourite in the 2017 Danehill Stakes field and betting at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday. A key feature of Makybe Diva Stakes Day on the weekend, this season’s Group 2 $200,000…

Thousand Guineas 2017 First Acceptances: Catchy On Top

Thousand Guineas 2017 First Acceptances: Catchy On Top

Lindsay Park’s Blue Diamond Stakes winner Catchy is one of the headline 2017 Thousand Guineas first acceptors, the latest round of declarations for the Group 1 feature closing this week. Racing Victoria took first acceptances for the Cox Plate, Caulfield Guineas and Group 1 $500,000 Thousand Guineas (1600m) on Tuesday with entries for the latter…

Houtzen Leads 2017 McEwen Stakes Field & Betting

Houtzen Leads 2017 McEwen Stakes Field & Betting

Toby Edmonds’ The Everest-bound filly Houtzen has opened favourite in Mitty’s McEwen Stakes 2017 betting to kick off her three-year-old campaign with a win at Moonee Valley on the weekend.   The key support act on Melbourne’s Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes Day card, this season’s Group 2 $200,000 Mitty’s McEwen Stakes (1000m) features a line-up of just seven sprinters.   The latest McEwen Stakes odds at have the returning Magic…