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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…

2015 Sires’ Produce Stakes Field Features Queen Of Wands

2015 Sires’ Produce Stakes Field Features Queen Of Wands

12 two-year-olds will contest the Group 2 Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) at Flemington this Saturday in search of the $200,000 total prize money on offer. Clarry Conners’ Queen Of Wands is the only last-start winner in the field and will enjoy the inside jump from barrier one with Damian Lane to ride. The two-year-old filly…

Track Specialist Solicit Resumes in Let’s Elope Stakes 2014

Track Specialist Solicit Resumes in Let’s Elope Stakes 2014

After being paid up for at first acceptance stage for both the Cox Plate and Caulfield Cup on Tuesday co-trainer Simon Zahra confirmed track and distance specialist Solicit would resume over the 1400m at Flemington in Saturday’s 2014 Let’s Elope Stakes. The Street Cry mare was one of 17 mares nominated for the $200,000 Group…

Buddy Bundy Included In Lightning Stakes Nominations

Buddy Bundy Included In Lightning Stakes Nominations

Talented gelding Buddy Bundy is set to make his black type racing debut at Morphettville on Saturday after being included in the 2014 Lightning Stakes nominations. Buddy Bundy has had eight race starts since making his debut in December of last year and has put together an impressive record of five wins and two placings. The…

2014 Kewney Stakes Results – Solicit Makes It Two In A Row

2014 Kewney Stakes Results – Solicit Makes It Two In A Row

Classy filly Solicit recorded her second straight victory with a strong win in the Group 2 Kewney Stakes (1400m) at Flemington this afternoon. Solicit was well-backed after starting her autumn preparation with a dominant win in the Group 3 The Vanity (1400m) at Flemington on February 15 and produced another impressive effort to  score a…

2014 Kensington Stakes Betting Tips

2014 Kensington Stakes Betting Tips

The feature race at Flemington this weekend is the Listed Kensington Stakes (1000m), which will be run as the sixth event of the day down the famous Flemington straight. The 2014 Kensington Stakes has not drawn the strongest field, but should still be a very interesting race; with a number of progressive gallopers taking on horses…

2014 Kensington Stakes Betting Update

2014 Kensington Stakes Betting Update

Progressive gelding Kaiser Sun is a clear favourite in 2014 Kensington Stakes betting markets after starting his summer preparation with two straight victories down the famous Flemington straight. Kaiser Sun may be making his debut at Listed level, but is currently a clear favourite to record his fourth straight victory and is now available at a…

Solicit Already Eyeing Caulfield Cup 2014

Solicit Already Eyeing Caulfield Cup 2014

Crown Oaks third placegetter from the spring Solicit is already being targeted for a 2014 Caulfield Cup campaign next season. Currently back in pre-training following a spell after a testing preparation this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, the Matthew Ellerton & Simon Zahra-trained Street Cry filly will again be aimed at a staying major next spring….

2013 Crown Oaks Tips & Selections

2013 Crown Oaks Tips & Selections

This Thursday a classy field of three-year-old fillies will square off in the Crown Oaks 2013 for Ladies Day during the coveted Melbourne Cup Carnival, and to help you back the winning filly below are our insider tips on the classic. There are 10 fillies engaged in this year’s edition of the $1 million Group…

Close Mannerism Stakes 2013 Won by Star Of Giselle

Close Mannerism Stakes 2013 Won by Star Of Giselle

Star Of Giselle has backed up her strong spring form to get her autumn off to a flyer with a late dashing win in the Group 3 2013 Mannerism Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield today. Running first-up since November, jockey Kerrin McEvoy was happy to sit behind leader Family Crest before finding open running entering the…