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2017 John Dillon Stakes Field & Betting Odds

2017 John Dillon Stakes Field & Betting Odds

One of the key races on the Australia Day line-up at Caulfield Racecourse on Thursday is the John Dillon Stakes 2017, betting for which is a wide-open affair. Due to run as Caulfield Race 7 at 5:20pm (AEDT), this season’s $120,000 Listed John Dillon Stakes (1400m) has attracted a final field of 10 and currently…

2017 Chester Manifold Stakes Field & Betting Odds

2017 Chester Manifold Stakes Field & Betting Odds

Punters in Melbourne are in for a strong edition of the Chester Manifold Stakes 2017 at Flemington Racecourse this weekend with host of livewire chances high up the odds for the handicap clash. Running as Flemington Race 7 at 4:22pm (AEDT), this year’s $120,000 Listed Chester Manifold Stakes (1400m) field is down to eleven runners…

Standish Handicap 2017 Field & Betting Odds Released

Standish Handicap 2017 Field & Betting Odds Released

The official field of final acceptors plus 2017 Standish Handicap odds for the feature Flemington race on New Year’s Day are now out. Due to run as Flemington Race 6 at 4:40pm (AEDT) on January 1, this summer’s $150,000 Group 3 Standish Handicap (1200m) has attracted an eleven horse line-up. The most notable non-acceptor from…

Lucky Hussler Heads 2017 Standish Handicap Nominations & Weights

Lucky Hussler Heads 2017 Standish Handicap Nominations & Weights

Darren Weir’s Group 1 winning sprinter Lucky Hussler is the highest-rated and weighted hopeful nominated for a run on New Year’s Day at Flemington Racecourse in the Standish Handicap 2017. This summer’s edition of the $150,000 Group 3 Standish Handicap (1200m) headlines the January 1 racing action in Melbourne and has attracted 14 nominees. Leading…

2016 Christmas Stakes Betting Odds & Tips

2016 Christmas Stakes Betting Odds & Tips

The Christmas Stakes 2016 steals the show on Boxing Day in Melbourne and below are our inside tips plus the updated odds on the Caulfield Racecourse sprint. Running as Race 6 at 4:40pm (AEDT) on the eight event card, the $120,000 Listed Ian McLeod Christmas Stakes (1200m) field features a dozen class gallopers. Heading the…

Lord Stakes 2016 Field & Barriers: Hell Or Highwater Draws 1

Lord Stakes 2016 Field & Barriers: Hell Or Highwater Draws 1

The flying Lindsay Park-trained mare Hell Or Highwater has come up trumps with barrier one for Saturday’s 2016 Lord Stakes at Caulfield where she chases a third win on the trot. Running as Caulfield Race 7 at 5:20pm (AEDT) at the Christmas Stakes Day meeting, this summer’s $120,000 Listed Swettenham Stud Lord Stakes (1700m) has…

Tonopah Heads 2016 Christmas Stakes Field & Weights

Tonopah Heads 2016 Christmas Stakes Field & Weights

Darren Weir’s Group 3 winner Tonopah will carry top weight in the Christmas Stakes 2016 field at Caulfield Racecourse first-up at Saturday’s Christmas Eve race meet in Melbourne. The seven-year-old son of Rock Hard Ten is one of a dozen sprinters engaged to face off in the $120,000 Listed Ian McLeod Christmas Stakes (1200m), the…

2017 Standish Handicap Target for Divine Mr Artie

2017 Standish Handicap Target for Divine Mr Artie

Caulfield horseman Brendan McCarthy is looking to step up four-year-old Divine Mr Artie in class targeting the Standish Handicap 2017 at Flemington on New Year’s Day. The progressive son of Artie Schiller has had 16 career starts to date for four wins, five seconds and a third amassing over $300,000 in prize money. With a…

Lucky Liberty Chases Christmas Stakes 2016 Win

Lucky Liberty Chases Christmas Stakes 2016 Win

Local Caulfield horseman Henry Dwyer will give his lightly-raced five-year-old Lucky Liberty one final run for the year at home on Boxing Day in the 2016 Christmas Stakes. The Statue Of Liberty gelding has had just the 10 career starts to date and boasts a consistent 50% winning strike rate having won five of those….

Kenjorwood Leads 2016 Lord Stakes Nominations

Kenjorwood Leads 2016 Lord Stakes Nominations

Darren Weir’s last start Flemington winner Kenjorwood is the highest-rated galloper nominated for the Lord Stakes 2016 at Caulfield Racecourse this Boxing Day. Two stakes’ races headline the Boxing Day racing action on Monday in Melbourne including the $120,000 Listed Lord Stakes (1700m). The handicap clash attracted 15 early entries at nomination stage on Tuesday…