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Stokes Confident in Éclair Samba Ahead of Melbourne Debut

Stokes Confident in Éclair Samba Ahead of Melbourne Debut

Currently amidst a standout racing season which has already delivered a maiden Adelaide trainers premiership, South Australian Phillip Stokes is confident of further success afield with staying prospect Éclair Samba in this weekend’s Ascot Racecourse Handicap (2000m) at Flemington. Saddling such stakes winners as Hucklebuck, Molto Bene and Éclair Big Bang through the 2014 Autumn…

Kneeling Features in 2014 Proud Miss Stakes Nominations

Kneeling Features in 2014 Proud Miss Stakes Nominations

Peter Moody’s Wangoom Handicap winner Kneeling is nominated to back up in Adelaide this weekend against her own kind in the Proud Miss Stakes 2014. One of five Group races on Morphettville’s The Goodwood Day line-up, this year’s $115,000 Group 3 Proud Miss Stakes (1200m) drew a bumper 22 nominations. The top-rated nominee for the…

Driefontein Heads 2014 Robert Sangster Stakes Field

Driefontein Heads 2014 Robert Sangster Stakes Field

Fresh off her Group 3 win at the track in her Adelaide debut, Gai Waterhouse’s smart Sydney filly Driefontein will look to continue her Morphettville assault in this Saturday’s Robert Sangster Stakes 2014. A race won two years ago by Australia’s best mare Black Caviar, this year’s $400,000 Group 1 Robert Sangster Stakes (Sportingbet Classic)…

Don’t Get Excited Chasing Maiden Listed Win

Don’t Get Excited Chasing Maiden Listed Win

Trainer Stephen Theodore is confident that progressive gelding Don’t Get Excited can record his maiden win at Listed level in the Kensington Stakes (1000m) at Flemington on Saturday. Don’t Get Excited returned to the races after a brief freshen-up with a narrow win over Solsay and Anlon in the National Jockeys’ Trust Handicap (1200m) at Caulfield…

2014 Australian Guineas Target for Hucklebuck

2014 Australian Guineas Target for Hucklebuck

Morphettville’s Phillip Stokes is preparing for a big Melbourne Festival of Racing with his young Adelaide raider Hucklebuck who is back in work ahead of an Australian Guineas 2014 bid. The Elvstroem gelding has had a flying start to their career this year winning three of their opening five starts, and placing top two in…

Updated 2013 Myer Classic Betting – Punters Firing For Fifi

Updated 2013 Myer Classic Betting – Punters Firing For Fifi

Money is coming in for Rob Heathcote’s Brisbane-based mare Fire Up Fifi to score an upset Myer Classic 2013 result at Flemington’s Victoria Derby Day this afternoon. Earlier in the week punters could get the recent Group 2 Rose Of Kingston Stakes (1400m) winner at $7.50 to improve on her last start fifth to the…

Myer Classic 2013 Odds – Red Tracer Firm Favourite

Myer Classic 2013 Odds – Red Tracer Firm Favourite

The Chris Waller-trained Red Tracer has opened close to odds-on favourite in 2013 Myer Classic betting for the mares-only classic on Victoria Derby Day at Flemington this weekend. Saturday’s $500,000 Group 1 Myer Classic (1600m) drew 14 hopefuls at acceptance stage on Wednesday and is set to run as Race 7 at 3:45pm (AEST) on…

Red Tracer Tops 2013 Tristarc Stakes Field

Red Tracer Tops 2013 Tristarc Stakes Field

Sydney’s Chris Waller is looking down the barrel of a successful Caulfield Cup Day in Melbourne on Saturday, including a shot at the Tristarc Stakes 2013 with his Group 1 winning mare Red Tracer. Waller has a stranglehold over the betting markets for the day’s elite level with two of his four hopes, Hawkspur and…

2013 Blazer Stakes Nominations – Stokes Strong Hand

2013 Blazer Stakes Nominations – Stokes Strong Hand

Adelaide horseman Phillip Stokes is set to play a strong hand in the Blazer Stakes 2013 this Saturday at Flemington Racecourse nominating for two of his in-form mares in the feature. A key race on the huge 10-event Turnbull Stakes Day card in Melbourne on the weekend this year’s $220,000 Group 2 Blazer Stakes (1410m),…

2013 South Australian Derby Betting Update

2013 South Australian Derby Betting Update

As the only Group 1 race across the nation this weekend the Group 1 2013 South Australian Derby (2500m) is certainly worth tuning in for. A talented and even group of three-year-old stayers will line up to compete for a share of $500,000 and the top three in betting are very hard to split. There’s…