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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 has been charged with carrying a race-high 59kgs but remains outright $2.05 favourite to Australia Day Cup…

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. Running as Race 8 at 5:05pm (AEST) on Saturday afternoon, this year’s $100,000 Listed Green Options Razor Sharp Handicap…

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. Due to run as Race 7 at 4:05pm (AEST), this year’s $200,000 Listed Emirates Park Scone Cup (1600m) has attracted a final field of 16…

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. Flamingo Star is as yet unraced in Australia, the Areion five-year-old having won four from 16 back in Europe including a Group 3 over…

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. The mile handicap clash runs as Race 6 at 3:20pm (AEST), with an under-capacity field set to run in the $150,000 Group 3 Panthers Hawkesbury…

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. One of three Group races on the Hawkesbury card this Saturday as part of the late Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival action,…

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. This year’s $150,000 Group 3 Hawkesbury Gold Cup (1600m) attracted a total of 24 nominees, eight of which come from Waller’s stables. Waller has entered his 46-start veteran Bagman…

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. The Snitzel four-year-old is one of 15 hopefuls facing off in this year’s $175,000 Group 2 Inglis Villiers Stakes (1600m), running as…

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. John Hawkes has already revealed that Listed Razor Sharp (1200m) favourite Our Boy Malachi is unlikely to run on a heavy track while Ron…

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. 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 with a few challenges in his quest for another win in the…