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First Seal Firm Favourite in 2015 Light Fingers Stakes Betting

First Seal Firm Favourite in 2015 Light Fingers Stakes Betting

While Group One racing returns to Melbourne this weekend, Sydney will see its own action-packed meeting at Randwick with five black-type races. The Group 2 Light Fingers Stakes (1200m) has attracted a top field of 11 three-year-old fillies, five of which are offering single figure odds in the betting market at . John Thompson’s First…

Mossfun Headlines 2015 Light Fingers Stakes Field

Mossfun Headlines 2015 Light Fingers Stakes Field

Royal Randwick Racecourse will play host to a bevy of talented horses this Saturday with five black-type races running across the day’s meeting. One such race is the Group 2 Light Fingers Stakes (1200m), which has attracted a top field of 11 three-year-old fillies, many of which are resuming. Racing enthusiasts will be most excited…

Memorial Late Entry for 2015 Eskimo Prince Stakes

Memorial Late Entry for 2015 Eskimo Prince Stakes

John O’Shea has taken full advantage of the extended deadline for Group 3 Eskimo Prince Stakes (1200m) nominations, making three-year-old filly Memorial a late entry. Memorial joins stable mate Meursault in contention for the $150,000 sprint race, which means racing giant Godolphin could deliver a dual-pronged attack at Rosehill on Saturday. The filly was originally…

Australian Derby 2015 Main Aim for Preferment

Australian Derby 2015 Main Aim for Preferment

Chris Waller has begun confirming plans for his host of Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival stars including his Victoria Derby winner Preferment who targets the 2015 Australian Derby on Doncaster Mile Day in early April this time in. Preferment was one of a number of Waller-trained gallopers put through their paces during the very wet opening…

Easy Trial for Royal Ascot-Bound Brazen Beau

Easy Trial for Royal Ascot-Bound Brazen Beau

He may have beaten home just one other runner when seventh in his first official trial of the season but the Chris Waller-trained Brazen Beau caught the eye at Warwick Farm on Tuesday morning as the Royal Ascot-bound youngster kicked up his pre-season work. Purchased by Darley Australia last month, Waller’s smart I Am Invincible…

Furious Stakes 2014 Tips – Earthquake The One To Beat

Furious Stakes 2014 Tips – Earthquake The One To Beat

A host of Group races leading up to the spring majors run at Royal Randwick on Saturday including the return of Earthquake in the 2014 Furious Stakes– tips and betting selections for which are detailed below. Seven three-year-old fillies make-up the field for this weekend’s $175,000 Group 2 Coolmore Furious Stakes (1200m), the $1.75 odds-on…

Earthquake Odds-On in 2014 Furious Stakes Betting

Earthquake Odds-On in 2014 Furious Stakes Betting

After her original first-up run was canned due to a wet track, John O’Shea’s gun filly Earthquake will return to racing this Saturday jumping the odds-on favourite to win the Furious Stakes 2014 at Royal Randwick Racecourse. A Heavy-rated Randwick course for the Group 2 Silver Shadow Stakes (1200m) on August 23 saw connections of…

Only Seven Fillies in 2014 Furious Stakes Field

Only Seven Fillies in 2014 Furious Stakes Field

Just seven three-year-old fillies are accepted to face off in the Furious Stakes 2014 at Royal Randwick this weekend with John O’Shea’s Blue Diamond Stakes winner Earthquake scaring a number of potential rivals away. There are five Group status events on the Sydney race card on Saturday including some quality lead-up races for three-year-olds heading…

Nine Fillies Nominated for 2014 Furious Stakes

Nine Fillies Nominated for 2014 Furious Stakes

Just nine three-year-old fillies have been nominated to contest this weekend’s Group 2 Furious Stakes (1200m) at Royal Randwick, highlighted by several of the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival’s most exciting prospects. Without doubt the standout performer of major two-year-old events through the 2014 Autumn Carnival, trainer John O’Shea has nominated Earthquake for a first-up appearance…

Godolphin Trio Face Off in The Run To The Rose 2014

Godolphin Trio Face Off in The Run To The Rose 2014

Three Godolphin-raced colts will do battle in an unavoidable 2014 The Run To The Rose clash at Randwick on Saturday ahead of the spring three-year-old majors. Trainer John O’Shea is forced to run all three of the stable’s top youngsters against each other on Saturday with Ghibellines, Sarajevo and Kumaon to accept for the $125,000…