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Damien Oliver Stood Down From Riding Over Betting Scandal

Damien Oliver Stood Down From Riding Over Betting Scandal

Damien Oliver has been stood down from riding immediately after he was formally charge by racing stewards this morning. The champion jockey is now facing a one year ban from the sport that has seen him claim a total of 97 Group 1 victories. Oliver dominated the spring racing carnival, winning the Group 1 Thousand…

Australian Guineas Day 2012 Tips

Australian Guineas Day 2012 Tips

The Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival action steps up a notch this Saturday, March 3, with a bumper eight-even card to take place for Australian Guineas Day 2012, the Races.com.au team’s Flemington tips for which can be found below. While the meeting is of course headlined by Helmet’s final race down under, the $750,000 Group 1…

Geoffrey Bellmaine Stakes 2012 Field & Odds

Geoffrey Bellmaine Stakes 2012 Field & Odds

This Saturday the bumper nine-race CF Orr Stakes Day program is set to come to a close with the 2012 Geoffrey Bellmaine Stakes, the mares-only clash attracting a final field of 13. Due to jump at 5:50pm, the $125,000 Group 3 Geoffrey Bellmaine Stakes (1200m) has in the past been won by some classy horses…

2011 Christmas Stakes Nominations

2011 Christmas Stakes Nominations

This coming Monday is Boxing Day, and one way to enjoy the spirit of the season is to get in on some of the elite racing action happening around the country including Caulfield’s Christmas Stakes 2011. The $100,000 Christmas Stakes (1200m) has this year attracted a bumper number of nominations with 28 hopefuls making up…

Crown Oaks Day 2011 Fields, Flemington Race Schedule & Early Tips

Crown Oaks Day 2011 Fields, Flemington Race Schedule & Early Tips

Following the most anticipated race day of the year – 2011 Melbourne Cup Day – this Thursday the Melbourne Cup Carnival action will continue at Flemington Racecourse with Crown Oaks Day, ‘Ladies Day’ to feature a quality nine-race program that is detailed below. All of the final fields and barriers have now been released for…

Kavanagh Launches Five Horse Goodwood Assault

Kavanagh Launches Five Horse Goodwood Assault

Leading Victorian trainer Mark Kavanagh has launched a five-horse assault on next month’s The Goodwood including Catapulted who was the narrowly defeated runner-up in the Adelaide sprint feature last year. Five-year-old Catapulted is one of 34 sprinters nominated for the $350,000 Group 1 The Goodwood (1200m) this year having been beaten less than half a…

2011 Robert Sangster Stakes Winner Is Response – Morphettville Race 7 Results

2011 Robert Sangster Stakes Winner Is Response – Morphettville Race 7 Results

The Group 1 Robert Sangster Stakes has been won by Matthew Ellerton & Simon Zahra’s Response in Race 7 at Morphettville today. The Charge Forward mare held on against an assault from the favourite, Beaded, down the home straight to claim the $350,000 Robert Sangster Stakes for fillies and mares. Avenue looked to be in…