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Hot Snitzel Included In 2014 Sebring Stakes Nominations

Hot Snitzel Included In 2014 Sebring Stakes Nominations

Hot Snitzel is a chance of making his return to the races at Rosehill Gardens this weekend after being included in the 2014 Sebring Stakes nominations. Hot Snitzel won the 2013 edition of the Sebring Stakes in impressive fashion, but has not been seen at the races since he finish second behind Lankan Rupee in the…

Avoid Lightning Wins 2014 Birthday Card Stakes

Avoid Lightning Wins 2014 Birthday Card Stakes

Talented mare Avoid Lightning has produced a strong final straight sprint to take advantage of a good position and win the Group 3 Birthday Card Stakes (1200m) at Rosehill Gardens this afternoon ahead of an unlucky Plucky Belle, Aerobatics running through for third. Jumping well, Avoid Lightning settled in good position on the heels of…

A Time For Julia Continues Strong 2014 in Roy Higgins Tribute

A Time For Julia Continues Strong 2014 in Roy Higgins Tribute

Classy filly A Time For Julia has continued her strong start to 2014, producing a strong turn of foot in the final straight to claim the 2014 Group 3 Roy Higgins Tribute Quality (1200m) at Royal Randwick this afternoon. Having jumped fairly, the talented daughter of Redoute’s Choice settled well within the pack, nearly six…

Shamal Wind Leads 2013 Sportingbet Sprint Series Final Field

Shamal Wind Leads 2013 Sportingbet Sprint Series Final Field

Robert Smerdon’s last start winner at the track Shamal Wind will shoot for back-to-back Caulfield wins this weekend lining up in the Sportingbet Sprint Series Final 2013 for mares. After a number of heats the $135,000 Group 3 Sportingbet Sprint Series Final (1200m) will be decided at 2:35pm (AEST) on Saturday as the fifth race…

Samaready Heads 2013 The Heath 1100 Stakes Nominations

Samaready Heads 2013 The Heath 1100 Stakes Nominations

Mick Price’s former star juvenile Samaready is one of the topline nominations for the The Heath 1100 Stakes 2013 which runs at Melbourne’s Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday as part of the Memsie Stakes Day action. A total of 18 early entries were taken for this year’s $135,000 Listed The Heath 1100 Stakes (1100m) including last…

Melbourne Raid for 2013 Spring Stakes Winner Just Discreet

Melbourne Raid for 2013 Spring Stakes Winner Just Discreet

Morphettville horseman Phillip Stokes is weighing up Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival options for his exciting mare Just Discreet after her first-up win in the Spring Stakes 2013 at home over the weekend. The five-year-old daughter of Exceed And Excel picked up on her good form from last prep, which included a black type win in…

Happy Trails Tops 2013 Spring Stakes Odds

Happy Trails Tops 2013 Spring Stakes Odds

Defending champ Happy Trails will again kick off their spring carnival campaign in the Spring Stakes 2013 on Saturday looking to go back-to-back in the Morphettville feature, this time jumping the race favourite. There are 10 horses left in contention for the $115,000 Group 3 Adelaide Galvanising Spring Stakes (1200m) following the early scratching of…

2013 A.V. Kewney Stakes Tips & Betting Preview

2013 A.V. Kewney Stakes Tips & Betting Preview

As part of the exciting racing action of Newmarket Handicap Day at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday a field of promising three-year-old fillies will face off in the A.V. Kewney Stakes 2013– betting tips and predictions for which are listed right here for Races.com.au readers. Running as Flemington Race 5 at 2:35pm (AEST) this year’s $220,000…

A.V. Kewney Stakes 2013 Betting – Norzita Odds-On Favourite

A.V. Kewney Stakes 2013 Betting – Norzita Odds-On Favourite

Odds are now open for all the Newmarket Handicap Day races running at Flemington this Saturday including those for the three-year-old fillies’ feature, the 2013 A.V. Kewney Stakes, where Group 1 winning filly Norzita has opened in the red. The Bart Cummings-trained daughter of Thorn Park hit the headlines in Sydney last spring when she…

Norzita Heads 2013 Kewney Stakes Field & Barriers

Norzita Heads 2013 Kewney Stakes Field & Barriers

Bart Cummings Flight Stakes champion Norzita was the big winner in the Kewney Stakes 2013 barrier draw, the sure-to-be-favourite drawing ideally in gate three for Saturday’s Newmarket Handicap Day showdown at Flemington Racecourse. The daughter of Thorn Park, winner of the Group 1 Flight Stakes over the Randwick mile last October, is one of 13…