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2016 Pakenham Cup Betting Tips & Odds Update

2016 Pakenham Cup Betting Tips & Odds Update

The feature race in Victoria on the weekend is Saturday’s Pakenham Cup 2016, betting tips and the updated odds on the staying showdown found below.

Swacadelic (outside) is the Races.com.au tip to win the 2016 Pakenham Cup on Saturday in Victoria. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Set to run as Race 7 at 4:40pm (AEDT) as part of a nine ...

2016 Werribee Cup Option for The Chairman

2016 Werribee Cup Option for The Chairman

After running third as the beaten favourite in last Sunday’s Kilmore Cup trainer Mick Price is looking at another Victorian country cup ruin in the Werribee Cup 2016 for his gelding The Chairman.

Beaten Kilmore Cup favourite The Chairman could back-up in the 2016 Werribee Cup on December 11. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

A five-year-old son of High Chaparral, ...

2017 Standish Handicap Aim for Ridgway

2017 Standish Handicap Aim for Ridgway

Victorian trainer Robbie Laing is looking at a New Year’s Day run in the Standish Handicap 2017 at Flemington Racecourse for his lightly raced colt Ridgway.

Ridgway could step up in class and take on horses including Illustrious Lad (pictured) in Flemington’s Standish Handicap 2017 on New Year’s Day. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

The now three-year-old son of Gio Point ...

2015 Doveton Stakes Nominations Feature Reldas

2015 Doveton Stakes Nominations Feature Reldas

Robert Smerdon’s in-form five-year-old Reldas is one of the top-rated of the Doveton Stakes 2015 nominations taken for the feature black-type in Melbourne at Sandown Hillside this Saturday.

Reldas could debut in black type company in Saturday’s 2015 Doveton Stakes at Sandown Hillside. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

A bumper 20 early entries were received for this year’s $120,000 Listed ...

Lord Of The Sky Doubtful for 2015 Australia Stakes

Lord Of The Sky Doubtful for 2015 Australia Stakes

Robbie Laing was set to dominate the Group 2 Australia Stakes (1200m) on Saturday after nominating three horses for the sprint race but Lord Of The Sky is looking like a doubtful starter after suffering a presumed bull-ant bite.

Lord Of The Sky is looking doubtful for the Australia Stakes after missing track work due to a bull-ant bite. Photo ...

Wide Draw No Problem for Red Excitement in Chester Manifold 2015

Wide Draw No Problem for Red Excitement in Chester Manifold 2015

Market mover and race favourite Red Excitement may be drawn wide for Saturday’s 2015 Chester Manifold Stakes but trainer Gerald Ryan remains confident the versatile runner can win from any barrier.

Red Excitement is the horse to beat in Saturday’s 2015 Chester Manifold Stakes even from his wide barrier 12 of 13 draw. Photo: Steve Hart.

A winner of his ...

Decircles Gets Gun Draw in Chester Manifold Stakes 2015

Decircles Gets Gun Draw in Chester Manifold Stakes 2015

After asking for a good barrier local trainer Danny O’Brien was rewarded with his 2015 Chester Manifold Stakes hopeful Decircles drawing well for Saturday’s black-type feature at Flemington Racecourse.

Standish Handicap winner Decircles shoots for back-to-back Flemington wins in Saturday’s 2015 Chester Manifold Stakes. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Encosta De Lago six-year-old is one of 13 ...

Tried And Tired Gets Pet Distance in Chester Manifold Stakes 2015

Tried And Tired Gets Pet Distance in Chester Manifold Stakes 2015

Co-trainer Troy Corstens is confident Tried And Tired can score back-to-back stakes races in Saturday’s 2015 Chester Manifold Stakes when back up to 1400m at Flemington.

Tried And Tired looks hard to beat in Saturday’s 2015 Chester Manifold Stakes at Flemington according to co-trainer Troy Corstens. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Niello gelding is one of 17 hopefuls ...

Ryan Excited for 2015 Chester Manifold Stakes

Ryan Excited for 2015 Chester Manifold Stakes

Unable to find a suitable next-up option at home in Sydney, Rosehill-based trainer Gerald Ryan will travel his flying galloper Red Excitement to Melbourne this weekend for a run in the Chester Manifold Stakes 2015 at Flemington Racecourse.

Red Excitement runs the Melbourne way of going for just the second time in Saturday’s 2015 Chester Manifold Stakes at Flemington. ...

Tasmanian Targets for 2015 Bagot Handicap Winner Averau

Tasmanian Targets for 2015 Bagot Handicap Winner Averau

Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival riches could be awaiting Thursday’s Bagot Handicap 2015 winner Averau after the mare’s emphatic Flemington win on New Year’s Day.

Linda Meech was impressed with the staying performance of her winning ride Averau in the 2015 Bagot Handicap. Photo: Race Horse Photo Australia.

The Group 3 Hobart Cup (2400m) on February 9 and the Group ...