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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 ...

So Si Bon takes his place in 2016 Zipping Classic Field

So Si Bon takes his place in 2016 Zipping Classic Field

Three year old So Si Bon will take on the older horses in the Group 2 $300,000 Quayclean Zipping Classic (2400m) at Sandown on Saturday.

Who Shot Thebarman, above, is chasing back to back wins in the Zipping Classic at Sandown. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Trainer Robbie Laing had also nominated So Si Bon for the Group 2 $250,000 ...

Seventeen Included in 2016 Sandown Cup Nominations

Seventeen Included in 2016 Sandown Cup Nominations

Seventeen stayers have been included in nominations for Saturday’s 2016 Ladbrokes Sandown Cup (3200m), highlighted by the pending appearance of some of the Spring Carnival’s most consistent performers.

Qewy (blue silks) has been included in 2016 Sandown Cup nominations. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Almoonqith hit the line well for sixth in the Melbourne Cup last Tuesday and has been included ...

Almandin Leads 2016 Zipping Classic Nominations

Almandin Leads 2016 Zipping Classic Nominations

Fifteen stayers have been included in 2016 Zipping Classic nominations; highlighted by the pending appearance of some of the Spring Carnival’s standout performers including Melbourne Cup winner Almandin.

Melbourne Cup winner Almandin has been included in Zipping Classic nominations. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Almandin has been a strong and consistent performer throughout his entire racing career so far ...

Francis Of Assisi demolishes the Queen Elizabeth Stakes Field

Francis Of Assisi demolishes the Queen Elizabeth Stakes Field

Godolphin owned stayer Francis Of Assisi put in strong claims for next year’s Melbourne Cup with a ten lengths demolition of the field in the Group 3 $300,000 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2600m) at Flemington today.

Francis Of Assisi, above, runs away to score a ten lengths win in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Steve Hart.

English jockey ...

Aspect to be set for Autumn 2yo G1s after Maribyrnong Plate win

Aspect to be set for Autumn 2yo G1s after Maribyrnong Plate win

First starter Aspect will be set for the two year old Group 1 races in the Autumn after scoring an impressive win in the Group 3 $150,000 Maribyrnong Plate (1000m) at Flemington today.

The Tony McEvoy trained Aspect, above, wins on debut in the Maribyrnong Plate at Flemington. Photo by Steve Hart.

Melbourne Cup winning jockey Kerrin McEvoy settled Aspect ...

2017 Melbourne Cup for Runner-Up Heartbreak City

2017 Melbourne Cup for Runner-Up Heartbreak City

The connections of Tuesday’s devastatingly close runner-up behind Almandin in the ‘race that stops a nation’, Heartbreak City, hope to return for a second shot in the Melbourne Cup 2017.

Hong Kong-based Brazilian jockey Joao Moreira gave 2016 Melbourne Cup runner-up Heartbreak City a gun run in the two mile classic. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

This year’s $6.2 million ...

Melbourne Cup 2016 Exotics Payouts & Results

Melbourne Cup 2016 Exotics Payouts & Results

The official 2016 Melbourne Cup finishing order is now complete with the iconic Flemington Race 7 run and won for another season, the Lloyd Williams-owned Almandin handing the team a fifth win, the full exotic Melbourne Cup payouts and betting results for the ‘race that stops a nation’ listed below.

Geelong Cup winner Qewy rounded out the 2016 Melbourne ...