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Capacity 2016 Scone Cup Field Released

Capacity 2016 Scone Cup Field Released

A capacity field of provincial stayers will face off in Friday’s Scone Cup 2016, the final acceptances and weights led by the Fred Cowell-trained Mighty Lucky. Suffering an early blow with a wide gate 14 draw for this year’s $200,000 Listed Emirates Park Scone Cup (1600m), Casino Prince six-year-old Mighty Lucky could come into gate…

Mighty Lucky Tops 2016 Scone Cup Nominations & Weights

Mighty Lucky Tops 2016 Scone Cup Nominations & Weights

This Friday the Scone Cup 2016 takes centre stage in the Hunger Region in NSW, nominations for the mile feature led by the Fred Cowell-trained Mighty Lucky. A total of 32 horses are entered for this year’s $200,000 Listed Emirates Park Scone Cup (1600m), weights for the handicap clash headed by Casino Prince six-year-old Mighty…

Casino Dancer Tough 2015 Villiers Stakes Chance

Casino Dancer Tough 2015 Villiers Stakes Chance

Jockey Glyn Schofield has described his Villiers Stakes 2015 ride Casino Dancer as a “machine” and rates the super tough mare a livewire hope in the Royal Randwick summer showdown on Saturday. A bumper field of 20 milers face off in this year’s $250,000 Group 2 Inglis Villiers Stakes (1600m) including a host of last-start…

2015 Villiers Stakes Nominations Feature Telepathic

2015 Villiers Stakes Nominations Feature Telepathic

Chris Waller’s ATC Cup winning mare Telepathic is one of the headline nominations taken for the feature race in Sydney this weekend, the Villiers Stakes 2015 taking centre stage at Royal Randwick. A five-year-old daughter of Mossman, Telepathic has won her past two starts on the trot at Rosehill and is entered for Saturday’s $250,000…

2015 Eclipse Stakes Betting: Malice vs Worthy Cause

2015 Eclipse Stakes Betting: Malice vs Worthy Cause

Two hopefuls are currently battling for top spot in the Eclipse Stakes 2015 betting markets ahead of the Sandown showdown on Zipping Classic Day with Malice and Worthy Cause the top fancies for the handicap clash. Set to run as Sandown Race 6 at 4:00pm (AEST) this year’s $150,000 Group 3 Mypunter.com Eclipse Stakes (1800m)…

2015 Gosford Gold Cup – Pelicano in Barrier 1

2015 Gosford Gold Cup – Pelicano in Barrier 1

Listed Gosford Gold Cup (2100m) headliner Pelicano has been given a big advantage in Friday’s race after drawing the inside start from barrier one. The Tony McEvoy-trained gelding is one of 10 stayers set to tackle the $150,000 race at Gosford Racecourse later this week with Hugh Bowman to ride. Pelicano won the Listed Werribee…