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Champagne Stakes 2017 Mile to Suit Aberro

Champagne Stakes 2017 Mile to Suit Aberro

Mornington’s Matt Laurie will throw his progressive colt Aberro in the deep end at Royal Randwick on Saturday stepping the maiden up in class for the 2017 Champagne Stakes. One of two elite level races on the last Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival feature meeting, the $500,000 Group 1 Moet & Chandon Champagne Stakes (1600m) offers…

Kenjorwood Tops 2016 Kilmore Cup Field & Weights

Kenjorwood Tops 2016 Kilmore Cup Field & Weights

The Darren Weir-trained Kenjorwood is set to carry top weight in Sunday’s Kilmore Cup 2016 field in inland Victoria as he looks for his first win since the winter. A seven-year-old son of Snippetson, Kenjorwood is one of a capacity field of milers engaged in this year’s $130,000 Listed Kilmore Cup (1600m) which runs one…

Detective Tops 2016 Stutt Stakes Field

Detective Tops 2016 Stutt Stakes Field

This Friday Moonee Valley Racecourse hosts a number of Group races for Moir Stakes Night including the Stutt Stakes 2016 where the Peter & Paul Snowden-trained Detective shoots for a third win on the trot. Running as Moonee Valley Race 5 at 8:30pm (AEST), this season’s $200,000 Group 2 Strathmore Community Bank Stutt Stakes (1600m)…

2016 Chairman’s Stakes Field & Odds

2016 Chairman’s Stakes Field & Odds

The last race on the Adelaide card this Saturday is the Chairman’s Stakes 2016, to be run on the main track at Morphettville Racecourse. All seven lead-up races run at Morphettville Parks before the meeting comes to a close with Race 8 at 4:43pm (local) – the $120,000 Group 3 Chairman’s Stakes (2020m). Originally a…

2015 Sandown Guineas Field Features Mahuta

2015 Sandown Guineas Field Features Mahuta

Darren Weir is on track for another stellar Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival meeting this weekend at Sandown Hillside with ace chances in the day’s two Group 2 features including Mahuta in the Sandown Guineas 2015. After scoring the upset in the world’s richest handicap on the first Tuesday of November when 101/1 shot Prince Of…

2015 TV Stakes Winner Hursley Handles Heavy Track

2015 TV Stakes Winner Hursley Handles Heavy Track

After a massive downpour at Flemington Racecourse on Crown Oaks Day the downgraded Heavy (9) track suited the Chris Waller-trained Hursely to a tee, the Kiwi-bred colt flying home to win the TV Stakes 2015 at just his fifth start. A capacity field of 16 lined-up in this year’s $150,000 Listed TCL Curved TV Stakes…

Escado Heads 2015 Herbert Power Stakes Field

Escado Heads 2015 Herbert Power Stakes Field

Matt Laurie’s upset JRA Cup winner last Friday night Escado is one of the headline final acceptors set to face off on the short back-up into this Saturday’s Herbert Power Stakes 2015 at Caulfield Racecourse. The Casino Prince six-year-old is one of 13 confirmed starters for this year’s $400,000 Group 2 Herbert Power Stakes (2400m),…

Escado Leads from Start to Finish in JRA Cup

Escado Leads from Start to Finish in JRA Cup

Talented stayer Escado has returned to the winner’s circle in particularly impressive fashion at Moonee Valley this evening; leading from start to finish to take out the Group 3 JRA Cup (2040m) ahead of a talented field. Jumping from the gates well, jockey Ben Melham led Escado forward and immediately took up the pace ahead…

King Rides Lovethebeaches in Queensland Cup 2015

King Rides Lovethebeaches in Queensland Cup 2015

Sunshine State horseman Paul King is keen to reunite with classy mare Lovethebeaches in Saturday’s 2015 Queensland Cup where he’ll allow the six-year-old to roll along as she pleases. King, aka ‘The Duck’, partnered with the Steve Hodge-trained daughter of Dubai Destination, who is based at Broadmeadow in Newcastle, last time out and it proved…

Escado Leads 2015 Queensland Cup Nominations

Escado Leads 2015 Queensland Cup Nominations

The Queensland Cup 2015 runs at the Sunshine Coast Racecourse this weekend and nominations for this year’s edition of the two mile classic are now out featuring Matt Laurie’s last start winner Escado. There are 11 stayers making up the original entries for the $150,000 Listed Queensland Cup (3200m), nominations for the winter feature extended…