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Tiamo Grace Nearing a Return

Tiamo Grace Nearing a Return

Trainer Darren Weir has revealed that talented three-year-old Tiamo Grace has completely overcome a string of ailments and could return to the races as soon as Saturday’s Flemington card. Tiamo Grace has made only five competitive appearances since debuting in August last year, but has shown plenty of ability and class on her way to…

2016 Australian Oaks Tips

2016 Australian Oaks Tips

A talented and capacity field of three-year-old fillies has been confirmed for Saturday’s featured 2016 Group 1 Australian Oaks (2400m) at Royal Randwick; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Jameka has remained outright $3.60 favourite in 2016 Australian Oaks betting markets at all week,…

Famechon Fired Up for Victoria Derby 2013 Bid

Famechon Fired Up for Victoria Derby 2013 Bid

While Flemington trainer Michael Moroney is fighting against the clock to get Marwood ready for the 2013 Caulfield Guineas, his bid to win another Victoria Derby is progressing nicely with Famechon. Moroney revealed his contender for the $1 million Group 1 Caulfield Guineas (1600m) on Saturday week Marwood was suffering from a throat infection that…

Victoria Derby Form Guide 2012 & Betting Preview

Victoria Derby Form Guide 2012 & Betting Preview

This Saturday the 2012 Victoria Derby is set to take place at Flemington Racecourse as the marquee race on the opening Melbourne Cup Carnival meeting and with a history of upsets in the three-year-olds’ classic below is the Races.com.au’s exclusive Victoria Derby form and betting guide to help you back the winner. Due to run…

Cedarberg Starts Melbourne Cup 2011 Campaign

Cedarberg Starts Melbourne Cup 2011 Campaign

Pat Carey’s Group 1 winning galloper Cedarberg is one of the headline nominees for the Aurie’s Star Handicap at Flemington this Saturday, the Flemington-based trainer using the race as the starting point of a 2011 Melbourne Cup crusade. Helenus five-year-old Cedarberg has been strong in the futures betting markets for both the $2.5 million Group…

Japan Could Uncover Melbourne Cup Mount for Williams

Japan Could Uncover Melbourne Cup Mount for Williams

Leading Victorian jockey Craig Williams is heading to Japan for a two-month riding campaign where he hopes to uncover a potential mount for this year’s Melbourne Cup. Held on the first Tuesday of November annually at Victoria’s iconic Flemington Racecourse, the $6 million Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) is the richest handicap showdown in the…

Monaco Consul Retired to Stud for Patinack Farm

Monaco Consul Retired to Stud for Patinack Farm

Champion High Chaparral four-year-old Monaco Consul was retired from racing last week, this year’s Caulfield Cup third placegetter to serve at stud for the famous Patinack Farm stables. Following a solid career on the Australian racing scene, highlighted by their back-to-back Group 1 wins in the Spring Champion Stakes (2000m) at Randwick and Victoria Derby…

Money has come for Precedence and Manighar in the Melbourne Cup

Money has come for Precedence and Manighar in the Melbourne Cup

Bart Cummings Melbourne Cup second stringer Precedence has been well supported in the last few minutes from $23 into $21 and So You Think has eased slightly to $3.1 . The overseas contender Manighar has met with support also and has been backed from $26 into $21. Queenslander Shoot Out has been finally well supported…

2010 Melbourne Cup Odds Update and Form Guide

2010 Melbourne Cup Odds Update and Form Guide

With under 6 hours to go until the 2010 Melbourne cup, we have a quick look at the movers and shakers in the market, and the current odds. You often hear the term ‘follow the money’ in betting circles. This means that a lot of money has been placed on a horse to win the…

Flemington Track Downgraded to Slow for 2010 Melbourne Cup Day

Flemington Track Downgraded to Slow for 2010 Melbourne Cup Day

The 2010 Melbourne Cup Day races are set to be run on a Slow Flemington track today after the course was downgraded from its Heavy 5 rating to a Slow 6. With slight showers hitting the famous Flemington track, home to the $6 million Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) at 3:00pm (AEDST) today, this morning…