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Let’s Elope Next-Up for Cockram Winner Madam Gangster

Let’s Elope Next-Up for Cockram Winner Madam Gangster

Co-trainer Lee Hope was quietly confident heading into the Cockram Stakes 2015 on Memsie Stakes Day with his progressive mare Madam Gangster and that confidence was rewarded as she earned a Let’s Elope Stakes start with a first-up win.

Run this year as the William Hill Sprint Series Heat 1 Stakes, the $150,000 Group 3 Cockram Stakes (1200m) ...

Cockram Stakes Odds and Betting Update

Cockram Stakes Odds and Betting Update

A talented and capacity field of mares will line up for Saturday’s Group 3 Cockram Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield Racecourse; offering punters exceptional value for money from a betting perspective and several key opportunities to place a winning wager.

Emergency runner Vezalay currently leads 2015 Cockram Stakes betting markets. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell

Vezalay is not yet a confirmed starter on ...

2015 Memsie Stakes Ride on Rising Romance for Rodd

2015 Memsie Stakes Ride on Rising Romance for Rodd

Top hoop Michael Rodd will chase his third Memsie Stakes win in four years when he partners in-form New Zealand expat Rising Romance in the Group 1 Caulfield classic this weekend.

Rising Romance will be ridden by Michael Rodd first-up in the 2015 Memsie Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

Rodd took out the weight-for-age Melbourne Spring ...

2015 Queensland Derby Form Guide & Betting Preview

2015 Queensland Derby Form Guide & Betting Preview

Three Group 1 races headline the Doomben action on Saturday including the Queensland Derby 2015, a detailed form guide and betting analysis for the three-year-olds’ classic found right here.

Werther is the firming favourite to take out the 2015 Queensland Derby at Doomben Racecourse this weekend in Brisbane. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Set to run as the seventh on Stradbroke ...

2015 Doomben 10,000 Form Guide & Preview

2015 Doomben 10,000 Form Guide & Preview

The Doomben 10,000 2015 takes centre stage in Brisbane this weekend with a bumper field of weight-for-age hopefuls facing off in the lucrative classic, a detailed form guide and betting preview for the Group 1 found below.

Our Boy Malachi is the most consistent horse in the 2015 Doomben 10,000 field for Brisbane on Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

Due to ...

Gollan Confident in Doomben 10,000 Boom

Gollan Confident in Doomben 10,000 Boom

A solid piece of trackwork on Tuesday morning has Brisbane horseman Tony Gollan confident his veteran sprinter Temple Of Boom can return to form with a big effort in Saturday’s 2015 Doomben 10,000.

Last year’s runner-up Temple Of Boom will be out to do one better in Saturday’s 2015 Doomben 10,000. Photo: Steve Hart.

Twelve months ago the Piccolo ...

Fast Pace of 2014 Railway Stakes will Benefit Alma’s Fury

Fast Pace of 2014 Railway Stakes will Benefit Alma’s Fury

Seven-year-old Alma’s Fury faces a tough task in the Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) at Ascot on Saturday after drawing barrier 18 for the $1 million feature race.

Alma’s Fury will benefit from the fast tempo set by The Cleaner in the Railway Stakes this Saturday. Photo by Steve Hart.

The gelding will come into gate 14 following the removal ...

Sonntag Makes Easy Work of Jumpout Ahead of Eclipse Stakes 2014

Sonntag Makes Easy Work of Jumpout Ahead of Eclipse Stakes 2014

Group 1 Queensland Derby (2400m) winner Sonntag was given an easy jumpout at the Sandown course proper ahead of Saturday’s Group 3 Eclipse Stakes (1800m).

Sonntag worked well in jumpout preparation ahead of the Eclipse Stakes. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Although the four-year-old was well beaten in his heat, jockey Chad Schofield was pleased with the performance, noting he was ...

2014 Melbourne Cup Jockeys: Who Will Win?

2014 Melbourne Cup Jockeys: Who Will Win?

Each year it is essential to study the form for Flemington Race 7 on the first Tuesday of November to pick the Melbourne Cup winner and in the Melbourne Cup 2014 jockeys are just one of the things to consider.

Damien Oliver is after his fourth Melbourne Cup win with Mutual Regard in the 2014 edition. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

As ...

Can Precedence Win the Melbourne Cup in his Fourth Attempt?

Can Precedence Win the Melbourne Cup in his Fourth Attempt?

Without doubt one of the most experienced horses confirmed in the final field for the Race That Stops a Nation, Precedence will contest his fourth Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on Tuesday afternoon.

Precedence will line up for his fourth Melbourne Cup appearance on Tuesday. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Securing a commendable race record of ...