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2016 Australia Day Cup Tips and Betting Preview

2016 Australia Day Cup Tips and Betting Preview

Only six runners have been confirmed to take to the barriers for Tuesday’s featured 2016 Listed Australia Day Cup (2400m) at Royal Randwick; representing a particularly intriguing betting race for punters and offering plenty of value.

Destiny’s Kiss is our pick to take out Tuesday’s Australia Day Cup at Royal Randwick. Photo: Steve Hart

Destiny’s Kiss has been charged ...

That’s A Good Idea Tops 2015 Razor Sharp Handicap Field

That’s A Good Idea Tops 2015 Razor Sharp Handicap Field

The Peter & Paul Snowden-trained That’s A Good Idea will carry top weight in one of the key Villiers Stakes Day support races at Royal Randwick on Saturday with 59.5kg for the Razor Sharp Handicap 2015.

That’s A Good Idea is the top weighted hope for the 2015 Razor Sharp Handicap at Randwick this weekend for Villiers Stakes ...

Monton Tops 2015 Scone Cup Field

Monton Tops 2015 Scone Cup Field

Ron Quinton’s veteran galloper Monton leads a quality line-up of staying types accepted to face off in the Scone Cup 2015 this Friday in the Scone Cup Carnival’s marquee race.

Monton leads a smart field of milers for the 2015 Scone Cup this Friday. Photo: Steve Hart.

Due to run as Race 7 at 4:05pm (AEST), this year’s ...

2015 Scone Cup Nominations Feature Flamingo Star

2015 Scone Cup Nominations Feature Flamingo Star

Chris Waller’s German import Flamingo Star is one of the headline nominations taken for Friday’s Scone Cup 2015, the stallion adding an extra level of interest to the popular handicap feature.

Local veteran galloper Kaypers runs in his third straight Scone Cup this Friday for trainer Greg Bennett. Photo: Steve Hart.

Flamingo Star is as yet unraced in ...

2015 Hawkesbury Gold Cup Betting Tips

2015 Hawkesbury Gold Cup Betting Tips

This weekend for our NSW racing-fix we head north-west of Sydney to Hawkesbury Racecourse for Hawkesbury Gold Cup Day, the action headed of course by the Hawkesbury Gold Cup 2015.

Rugged Cross is the Races.com.au tip to win Saturday’s Hawkesbury Gold Cup 2015. Photo: Steve Hart.

The mile handicap clash runs as Race 6 at 3:20pm (AEST), with ...

60th Start for Monton in Hawkesbury Gold Cup 2015

60th Start for Monton in Hawkesbury Gold Cup 2015

Sydney’s Ron Quinton has confirmed plans to run his evergreen veteran Monton in his 60th career start this weekend with the rising nine-year-old set for a second-up run in the 2015 Hawkesbury Gold Cup.

Monton will have his 60th career start in Saturday’s 2015 Hawkesbury Gold Cup. Photo: Steve Hart.

One of three Group races on the Hawkesbury ...

2015 Hawkesbury Gold Cup Nominations: Eight for Waller

2015 Hawkesbury Gold Cup Nominations: Eight for Waller

Sydney’s premier trainer Chris Waller has a stranglehold over Saturday’s Hawkesbury Gold Cup 2015 numbers-wise having nominated for a bumper eight runners in the handicap clash.

Evergreen veteran I’m Imposing is one of eight Chris Waller-trained nominations for the 2015 Hawkesbury Gold Cup this weekend. Photo: Steve Hart.

This year’s $150,000 Group 3 Hawkesbury Gold Cup (1600m) attracted a total ...

Awkward 2014 Villiers Stakes Win Awaits Avdulla’s Princess

Awkward 2014 Villiers Stakes Win Awaits Avdulla’s Princess

Trainer Scott Aspery believes Brenton Avdulla can handle the awkward racing style of his classy mare Estonian Princess when he shoots for the Villiers Stakes 2014 win with her in Sydney on Saturday.

Estonian Princess is set to give jockey Brenton Avdulla an “uncomfortable” ride in the Villiers Stakes 2014. Photo: Steve Hart.

The Snitzel four-year-old is one of 15 ...

2014 Villiers Stakes Heavy Track Will Test Rose Of Choice

2014 Villiers Stakes Heavy Track Will Test Rose Of Choice

It is looking increasingly likely that the track at Royal Randwick Racecourse will be heavy or soft this Saturday on Villiers Stakes Day, which has sent many trainers into a tizzy.

After running fourth behindPoliteness (pictured) in the Summoned Stakes last time out, Rose Of Choice will be tested over heavy ground for the first time in the Villiers ...

2014 Villiers Stakes Big Test for Monton

2014 Villiers Stakes Big Test for Monton

This Saturday marks Villiers Stakes Day at Royal Randwick Racecourse with the feature race attracting a field size of 15.

Persistent rain at Randwick has put Monton’s Villiers Stakes run in jeopardy. Photo by Steve Hart.

Ron Quinton’s eight-year-old Monton returns to the Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1600m) for the fourth consecutive year though the gelding has been met ...