News About Merlin Mustang

Darciwood Expected to Bounce Back at Rosehill

Darciwood Expected to Bounce Back at Rosehill

Despite finishing third when favourite at his last start, the bookies are taking no chances with promising gelding Darciwood at Rosehill this Saturday. The three-year-old has opened as a $2.50 chance ahead of his third career outing in Champs Cafe Benchmark 76 Handicap (1500m). Darciwood created plenty of hype in the racing community last month…

Pride’s 2013 Grafton Cup Destiny

Pride’s 2013 Grafton Cup Destiny

A 2000m feature at Rosehill Gardens this Saturday will give the Joe Pride-trained Destiny’s Kiss the opportunity to prove their Grafton Cup 2013 potential. The Power Of Destiny four-year-old runs in the $85,000 Listed Sydney Banana Wholesalers Handicap (2000m) for which the gelding is the $3.80 favourite for at ahead of the likes of the…

Takeover Target Stakes Winner after Third Straight

Takeover Target Stakes Winner after Third Straight

Darren Smith’s Takeover Target Stakes winner from last Thursday Testarhythm will vie for a hat-trick of consecutive wins on Saturday when they back up in a benchmark 95 handicap at Rosehill Gardens. The Testa Rossa five-year-old broke a one and a half year winning drought at Canterbury back on December 29 with a tight win…

Merlin Mustang to be set for Stradbroke Handicap 2013

Merlin Mustang to be set for Stradbroke Handicap 2013

Sydney gelding Merlin Mustang will make a trip north to the Queensland Winter Carnival where he will aimed at Brisbane’s premier race, Group 1 2013 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m). It was revealed following Saturday’s impressive one-length win in the Tab.com.au Handicap (1400m) at Warwick Farm that the gelding will step up in class this winter to…

Avdulla Holds Key to Merlin Mustang in Villiers Stakes 2012

Avdulla Holds Key to Merlin Mustang in Villiers Stakes 2012

Kembla Grange trainer Michael Tubman is confident that top Sydney hoop Brenton Avdulla is the right jockey to boost the chances of his promising four-year-old Merlin Mustang when they take on a crack field of middle distance gallopers in Saturday’s 2012 Villiers Stakes at Warwick Farm. Group 1 winning jockey Avdulla has partnered with the…

2012 Rosehill Guineas Form Guide & Betting Preview

2012 Rosehill Guineas Form Guide & Betting Preview

This Saturday the latest Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival elite level will light up Rosehill Gardens with the much-awaited Rosehill Guineas 2012 taking centre stage, the Races.com.au team’s exclusive form guide analysis and betting preview for which can be found below. It is certainly a very intriguing edition of the $500,000 Group 1 Flinders Lane Rosehill…

Battle of the Imports – Randwick City Stakes 2012 Form and Tips

Battle of the Imports – Randwick City Stakes 2012 Form and Tips

With five foreign horses named to start in the 2012 Randwick City Stakes (2000m), it seems to be a matter more of which one rather than if an international horse will take top honours in the Listed stayer’s race. British gelding Permit and Gai Waterhouse trained Herculian Prince are currently impossible to split in the…