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Return 2017 Melbourne Cup Bid for Qewy

Return 2017 Melbourne Cup Bid for Qewy

Last year’s Geelong Cup – Sandown Cup double winning English raider Qewy looks on track for a return trip to Australia this spring for a second shot at the Melbourne Cup in 2017.

Last year’s fourth placegetter Qewy is set for another raid on the 2017 Melbourne Cup field this spring. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Godolphin-raced son ...

Thomas Hobson Eyes Melbourne Cup 2017 Bid

Thomas Hobson Eyes Melbourne Cup 2017 Bid

Irish horseman William Mullins is eyeing a 2017 Melbourne Cup bid down under this spring with his veteran stayer Thomas Hobson after the galloper’s Ascot Stakes win in England this week.

Jockey Ryan Moore rode 2017 Melbourne Cup-bound stayer Thomas Hobson to victory at Royal Ascot this week. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

The seven-year-old son of Halling lined-up in the Royal ...

Spring Carnival plans for 2017 Queensland Oaks winner Egg Tart

Spring Carnival plans for 2017 Queensland Oaks winner Egg Tart

Trainer Chris Waller has earmarked the Group 1 $1m Epsom at Randwick over 1600m as a possible Spring Carnival target for Egg Tart who blew away her rivals to win the Group 1 $500,000 Treasury Brisbane Queensland Oaks (2200m) at Doomben today.

Egg Tart, above winning the Australasian Oaks at Morphettville, keep her winning streak going with victory in the ...

Melbourne Cup 2017 Take Four for Who Shot Thebarman

Melbourne Cup 2017 Take Four for Who Shot Thebarman

Chris Waller’s evergreen veteran stayer Who Shot Thebarman is in the paddock gearing up for a fourth shot at the ‘race that stops a nation’ with the 2017 Melbourne Cup target pending in the spring.

Chris Waller’s consistent two miler Who Shot Thebarman is being prepared for a fourth shot at the Melbourne Cup 2017 this November. Photo: Ultimate ...

2017 Sydney Cup Results: Polarisation Wins Again

2017 Sydney Cup Results: Polarisation Wins Again

Over the weekend at Royal Randwick jockey Corey Brown repeated his Sydney Cup 2017 winning ride on the Charlie Appleby-trained UK raider Polarisation who enjoyed success in “take-two” of the two mile classic.

Sydney Cup 2017 winner Polarisation handed UK-based Godolphin trainer Charlie Appleby a Group 1 win in NSW over the weekend. Photo: Steve Hart.

A fortnight ago ...

Rock On Fights for Spot in Sydney Cup 2017 Field

Rock On Fights for Spot in Sydney Cup 2017 Field

Randwick horseman John Sargent is hoping Kiwi galloper Rock On gains a start in the rescheduled 2017 Sydney Cup field this weekend with the stayer gaining valuable experience for the end-of-year Melbourne Cup.

Trainer John Sargent is sweating on a 2017 Sydney Cup start with Rock On in the rescheduled two mile classic this weekend. Photo: Daniel Costello.

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Sydney Cup 2017 Betting Update: Big Duke Favourite

Sydney Cup 2017 Betting Update: Big Duke Favourite

Already a clear favourite to win the two mile feature of the autumn carnival, the Darren Weir-trained Big Duke now dominates 2017 Sydney Cup betting after a huge Royal Randwick win over the weekend.

Big Duke is likely to target the Sydney Cup 2017 – Melbourne Cup double. Photo: Steve Hart.

The Raven’s Pass gelding charged home on a ...

Qewy Primed for 2016 Sandown Cup

Qewy Primed for 2016 Sandown Cup

Assistant trainer James Ferguson is confident that Qewy is primed to end his Australian tenure in the best way possible, when he lines up for the Listed Sandown Cup (3200m) at Ladbrokes Park on Saturday afternoon.

Qewy is primed for a strong performance in Saturday’s Listed Sandown Cup. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Qewy has been one of the shining lights ...

Who Shot Thebarman Leads 2016 Zipping Classic Betting

Who Shot Thebarman Leads 2016 Zipping Classic Betting

Eight runners have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s 2016 Group 2 Zipping Classic (2400m) at Ladbrokes Park; offering punters exceptional value from a betting perspective and several key opportunities to place a winning wager.

Who Shot Thebarman currently leads 2016 Zipping Classic betting markets. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Who Shot Thebarman ran on for an ...

Qewy draws the rails in 2016 Sandown Cup

Qewy draws the rails in 2016 Sandown Cup

Melbourne Cup fourth placegetter Qewy has drawn barrier one in the Listed $150,000 Sandown Cup (3200m) at Sandown on Saturday.

Qewy, above in royal blue colours winning the Geelong Cup, has drawn barrier 1 in the Sandown Cup. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Qewy, from the powerful Godolphin stable, could give English trainer Charlie Appleby another feature race win after ...