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2017 Blazer Stakes Winner Now Or Later onto Myer Classic

2017 Blazer Stakes Winner Now Or Later onto Myer Classic

Robert Smerdon’s progressive import Now Or Later has raced her way into Myer Classic contention this Melbourne Cup Carnival after a nice win at Flemington Racecourse on Turnbull Stakes Day in the Blazer Stakes 2017. Having just her fourth start in Australia, the former Irish-raced Bushranger mare jumped double-figures in Saturday’s Group 2 $200,000 Blazer…

Naturalism Stakes Day 2017: Harlem Books Caulfield Cup Start

Naturalism Stakes Day 2017: Harlem Books Caulfield Cup Start

The lead-up to the Caulfield Cup heats up this afternoon with the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival action of 2017 Naturalism Stakes Day and the full Caulfield racing results will be available right here as each race unfolds. A bumper nine-race card is slated for Caulfield Racecourse for Naturalism Stakes Day including two Group 3 events….

Euclase Stakes 2017 Betting Tips & Update

Euclase Stakes 2017 Betting Tips & Update

A field of potential The Goodwood-bound three-year-old sprinters face off at Morphettville Racecourse on Saturday in the 2017 Euclase Stakes, betting tips and the updated odds on the Adelaide feature detailed below. Closing the Robert Sangster Stakes Day program as Race 8, this weekend’s $500,000 Group 2 Euclase Stakes (1200m) features a gun line-up of…

2017 Euclase Stakes Field & Odds: Ken’s Dream Favourite

2017 Euclase Stakes Field & Odds: Ken’s Dream Favourite

Darren Weir’s ultra-consistent Victorian raider Ken’s Dream has opened narrow favourite in Euclase Stakes 2017 betting in Adelaide this weekend. Closing the Robert Sangster Stakes Day card as Morphettville Race 8 at 4:44pm (ACST) on Saturday, this season’s $500,000 Euclase Stakes (1200m) field features 17 starters chasing the half-a-million dollars in prize money. The latest…

Miss Rose De Lago Targets CF Orr Stakes 2017

Miss Rose De Lago Targets CF Orr Stakes 2017

Flemington horseman Danny O’Brien hopes to break through in elite level class this autumn with his smart mare Miss Rose De Lago who targets the 2017 CF Orr Stakes next month. The former Perth-trained daughter of Encosta De Lago has been tested three times in Group 1 company without success. Winner of the Group 2…

2016 Blue Sapphire Stakes Tips & Betting Update

2016 Blue Sapphire Stakes Tips & Betting Update

This afternoon at Caulfield Racecourse at the mid-week meeting the Blue Sapphire Stakes 2016 for three-year-olds takes centre stage, betting tips and the latest odds for which are found below. Due to run as Caulfield Race 6 at 4:25pm (AEDT) there are 12 remaining runners in the $350,000 Group 3 Blue Sapphire Stakes (1200m) following…

2016 Blue Sapphire Stakes Betting Odds: Ken’s Dream Firming

2016 Blue Sapphire Stakes Betting Odds: Ken’s Dream Firming

Money is coming for the Darren Weir-trained Ken’s Dream to score a Group 3 upset on Wednesday in the Blue Sapphire Stakes 2016 at Caulfield Racecourse over race favourite Flying Artie. Heading the mid-week racing action that kicks off the Caulfield Cup Carnival, this year’s lucrative $350,000 Group 3 Catanach’s Jewellers Blue Sapphire Stakes (1200m)…

2016 Thoroughbred Club Stakes Field & Betting Odds

2016 Thoroughbred Club Stakes Field & Betting Odds

A full field of 16 three-year-old fillies is accepted to take to the Caulfield track on Saturday as part of the Caulfield Guineas Day action in the Thoroughbred Club Stakes 2016. The set weights plus penalties sprint is scheduled to run as Race 3 at 1:30pm (AEDT), this year’s $150,000 Group 3 Thoroughbred Club Stakes…

Sweet Sherry in Doubt for 2016 Thousand Guineas

Sweet Sherry in Doubt for 2016 Thousand Guineas

An elevated temperature has seen the Leon & Troy Crostens-trained filly Sweet Sherry scratched from Saturday’s Prelude and in serious doubt for the Thousand Guineas 2016 on October 8. Co-trainer Troy Corstens admitted the stable’s progressive Bel Esprit three-year-old would need to make “one hell of a recovery” between now and Caulfield Guineas Day if…

2016 Scarborough Stakes Field & Betting Odds: Merriest Co-Favourite

2016 Scarborough Stakes Field & Betting Odds: Merriest Co-Favourite

Danny O’Brien’s last start Atlantic Jewel Stakes winning filly Merriest is co-favourite to score back-to-back Black-Type victories at Moonee Valley Racecourse in Friday night’s Scarborough Stakes 2016. Registered as the MVRC Champagne Stakes, this season’s $150,000 Group 3 1PRINT Scarborough Stakes (1200m) has attracted a capacity field of three-year-old fillies with 12 starters plus two…