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Savvy Dreams Takes on Boys in SA Derby 2017

Savvy Dreams Takes on Boys in SA Derby 2017

Things might have gone amiss down under so far for visiting Kiwi filly Savvy Dreams but her trainers Guy Lowry & Grant Cullen will press on with a run against the colts and geldings in Saturday’s 2017 SA Derby field. Third to subsequent Australian Oaks winner Bonneval in the Group 1 NZ Oaks (2400m) back…

2016 Geelong Cup Tips & Odds Update

2016 Geelong Cup Tips & Odds Update

The Geelong Cup 2016 takes centre stage in Victoria today, Wednesday October 19, betting tips and the latest odds on the historic staying showdown and early Melbourne Cup betting guide found below. Due to jump at 4:00pm (AEDT) as Geelong Race 7 this afternoon, the $300,000 Group 3 Geelong Cup (2400m) field is down to…

Demonstrate Leads 2016 Straight Six Field & Odds

Demonstrate Leads 2016 Straight Six Field & Odds

John O’Shea’s in-form three-year-old Demonstrate is dominant favourite to handle the Flemington straight on Saturday sitting top of the The Straight Six 2016 betting odds. Due to jump as Flemington Race 8 at 4:10pm (AEST) on the bumper nine-race program, this year’s $120,000 Listed Hilton Nicholas Straight Six (1200m) features a capacity field of 20…

Black Heart Bart Tops 2016 The Goodwood Betting

Black Heart Bart Tops 2016 The Goodwood Betting

The in-form Darren Weir stable will shoot for two Group 1 Adelaide wins in as many weeks at Morphettville Racecourse this Saturday when Black Heart Bart jumps favourite in The Goodwood 2016. Last weekend at the track Weir won his first SA Derby with the now 2016 Queensland Derby-bound Howard Be Thy Name, and seven…

Heatherly Heads 2016 Oakleigh Plate Nominations

Heatherly Heads 2016 Oakleigh Plate Nominations

Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra’s smart filly Heatherly is one of the headline nominees for the Oakleigh Plate 2016 at Caulfield Racecourse on Blue Diamond Stakes Day this weekend in Melbourne. One of three top level races on the program for Saturday, this season’s $500,000 Group 1 Clamms Seafood Oakleigh Plate (1100m) attracted 31 nominations….

Solicit Ready to Win Myer Classic

Solicit Ready to Win Myer Classic

Gerald Ryan is thrilled with the condition of Solicit ahead of her Spring Carnival grand final on Derby Day, and is confident the talented mare is a leading chance to be crowned the 2015 Myer Classic winner. Solicit has been a strong and consistent performer since first debuting competitively for Greg Eurell in early 2013;…

AR Creswick Series Final 2015 Odds: Husson Eagle vs Rough Justice

AR Creswick Series Final 2015 Odds: Husson Eagle vs Rough Justice

Two smart three-year-olds are currently installed as the co-favourites to win the 2015 AR Creswick Series Final at Flemington Racecourse this weekend on Finals Day. Due to run as Flemington Race 2 at 12:20pm (AEST), this winter’s edition of the $120,000 Listed A.R. Creswick Series Final (1200m) features a small field of just the nine…

2015 Sires’ Produce Stakes Nominations Released

2015 Sires’ Produce Stakes Nominations Released

Nominations for seven of this weekend’s nine races at Flemington were taken on Monday morning, including the Group 2 Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m), which has attracted 17 two-year-olds. Both David Hayes & Tom Dabernig and Ciaron Maher could deliver dual-pronged attacks on the race after nominating two of their stables’ top juveniles. Hayes & Dabernig…

2015 TAB Rewards Stakes Betting: Seven Single Figure Hopefuls

2015 TAB Rewards Stakes Betting: Seven Single Figure Hopefuls

The Group 3 TAB Rewards Stakes (1400m) is one of nine races running at Flemington this Saturday, attracting a field of eight sprint-mile runners. Betting for the TAB Rewards Stakes remains wide open at , seven of the eight horses are on single digit odds. Leading the field at the moment is Akavoroun at $3….

Hard Stride Scores Inside Barrier in 2015 TAB Rewards Stakes

Hard Stride Scores Inside Barrier in 2015 TAB Rewards Stakes

The Group 3 TAB Rewards Stakes (1400m) is one of eight races running in support of the Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington this Saturday, with eight horses set to tackle the $150,000 race. Matthew Ellerton & Simon Zahra’s Hard Stride is the headliner of the field, set to carry the top weight of…