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Civic Stakes 2017 Field Features Gold Symphony

Civic Stakes 2017 Field Features Gold Symphony

Peter & Paul Snowden’s dual Group 3 winning four-year-old Gold Symphony shapes-up as one of the genuine Saturday racing contenders in the 2017 Civic Stakes field at Rosehill Gardens. Set to run as Rosehill Race 7 at 3:05pm (AEST), this year’s $150,000 Listed Civic Stakes (1350m) has attracted 13 hopefuls including well-bred Reward For Effort…

2017 Sunshine Coast Guineas Field: Fillies Draw Wide

2017 Sunshine Coast Guineas Field: Fillies Draw Wide

Two of the gun fillies accepted to take on the colts and geldings in this weekend’s Sunshine Coast Guineas 2017 field on Caloundra Cup Day have suffered an early blow drawing wide for the mile winter feature. Set to run as Caloundra Race 8 at 4:32pm (AEST) on Saturday afternoon, this season’s $125,000 Group 3…

2017 Sunshine Coast Guineas Nominations Feature Next Winx?

2017 Sunshine Coast Guineas Nominations Feature Next Winx?

The race that began the incredible 17 straight wins of Winx takes place this weekend on Caloundra Cup Day with the nation looking to the Sunshine Coast Guineas 2017 nominations hoping to spot the next big thing in Australian racing. Back in 2015 as a three-year-old, Chris Waller’s now Hall of Fame inductee Winx won…

Dawn Wall Wins 2017 Kembla Grange Classic for Waller

Dawn Wall Wins 2017 Kembla Grange Classic for Waller

Chris Waller’s progressive filly Dawn Wall continued her winning streak saluting in the famous European colours of Flaxman Stables in Friday’s Kembla Grange Classic 2017. Also accepted for the Group 2 Phar Lap Stakes at Rosehill on Saturday, a wide barrier draw in that Coolmore Classic Day race saw the Waller stable stick with their…

2017 Kembla Grange Classic Betting Odds & Tips

2017 Kembla Grange Classic Betting Odds & Tips

This afternoon in south Sydney the Illawarra Turf Club will host the Kembla Grange Classic 2017, a smart field of three-year-old fillies facing off in the Group 3 clash. Running as Race 6 at 4:25pm (AEDT), this season’s $200,000Group 3 Arrowfield Kembla Grange Classic (1600m) originally drew a final field of fifteen hopefuls. Four early…

Foxplay Leads Phar Lap Stakes 2017 Field & Betting Odds

Foxplay Leads Phar Lap Stakes 2017 Field & Betting Odds

Trainer Chris Waller has opted to avoid a Group 1 test against the older mares at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday with his smart filly Foxplay who instead takes on the boys as the favourite in the 2017 Phar Lap Stakes field and odds. Running as Rosehill Race 6 at 3:35pm (AEDT) on Coolmore Classic Day,…

Echo Effect Among 2017 Phar Lap Stakes Nominations

Echo Effect Among 2017 Phar Lap Stakes Nominations

In-form Wyong-trained improver Echo Effect is one of the headline three-year-olds nominated for the Phar Lap Stakes 2017 at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse this weekend in Sydney. One of the key support acts on Coolmore Classic Day, the $200,000 Group 2 Phar Lap Stakes (1500m) drew sixteen original entries with Racing NSW extending nominations until 11am…

Doncaster Mile Favourite Omei Sword Back in Surround Stakes 2017

Doncaster Mile Favourite Omei Sword Back in Surround Stakes 2017

The delayed first-up run for co-Doncaster Mile 2017 favourite Omei Sword is scheduled for Chipping Norton Stakes Day in the Surround Stakes in Sydney on Saturday. A slight muscle injury has seen earlier first-up targets for Chris Waller’s highly-spruiked filly Omei Sword scratched, but she looks on track to finally take to the track at…

Invincible Gem Beats Boys in 2017 Spring Stakes Results

Invincible Gem Beats Boys in 2017 Spring Stakes Results

Kris Lees’ progressive filly Invincible Gem was too good for the boys thanks to race fitness powering home for a clear Royal Randwick win in Monday’s Spring Stakes 2017. Formerly raced at Lees’ home course at Newcastle, the $150,000 Group 3 Spring Stakes (1600m) hasn’t been a great race for fillies especially since the move…

Ladbrokes Sandown Guineas 2016 Betting Tips

Ladbrokes Sandown Guineas 2016 Betting Tips

One of the key feature races on Ladbrokes Park this Saturday is the 2016 Ladbrokes Sandown Guineas, betting tips and the latest odds on the three-years-old showdown found below. A diminutive but class field of just nine young milers take to the track in Sandown Race 6 at 3:25pm (AEDT) for this year’s $250,000 Group…