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Winx Makes Trip to Races Prior to Warwick Stakes Day

Winx Makes Trip to Races Prior to Warwick Stakes Day

Equine superstar Winx is ready for her competitive return in Saturday’s Group 2 Warwick Stakes (1400m) at Royal Randwick after visiting Rosehill Gardens on The Rosebud Day over the weekend. Trainer Chris Waller believes that all of his horses, Winx included, relish a regular routine and he revealed that he took the multiple Group 1 champion…

Heatherly On Track For Carlyon Stakes Defence

Heatherly On Track For Carlyon Stakes Defence

Co-trainer Simon Zahra is confident that Heatherly will prove extremely tough to beat when she makes her competitive return in the Listed Carlyon Stakes (1000m) at The Valley on August 26th. Winner of the Carlyon Stakes at her first point of call ahead of a glittering Spring Carnival campaign in 2016, Heatherly has been the stable…

141 Nominations Taken for 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate

141 Nominations Taken for 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate

A total of 141 nominations have been taken for the 2017 Group 1 Ladbrokes Cox Plate (2040m); the country’s premiere weight-for-age race at The Valley on October 28th. Equine superstar Winx completed an impressive barrier trial at Royal Randwick this morning and has been will seek to equal the efforts of the legendary Kingston Town…

Memsie Stakes First-Up for Happy Clapper

Memsie Stakes First-Up for Happy Clapper

Trainer Pat Webster has revealed that stable star Happy Clapper is likely to begin his Spring Carnival campaign in the Group 1 Memsie Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on September 2nd. Happy Clapper has been a strong and consistent performer for the Randwick trainer through recent seasons and was unlucky not to break through for a…

Houtzen Tracking Well Towards Spring Carnival Campaign

Houtzen Tracking Well Towards Spring Carnival Campaign

Jockey Jeff Lloyd is excited by the prospect of partnering rising three-year-old Houtzen, who is on track for a competitive return in the Group 1 Moir Stakes (1000m) at Moonee Valley on September 29th. Houtzen stormed onto the racing scene during her two-year-old campaign, but was sent to the paddock after failing to handle the…

Williams to Ride She Will Reign in Moir Stakes

Williams to Ride She Will Reign in Moir Stakes

Trainer Gary Portelli has confirmed that leading Victorian jockey Craig Williams will ride champion filly She Will Reign when she resumes in the Group 1 Moir Stakes (1000m) at Moonee Valley on September 29th. Partnered by Ben Melham in four of her five career starts so far, She Will Reign returned the paddock after mustering…

2017 Moir Stakes First-Up for She Will Reign

2017 Moir Stakes First-Up for She Will Reign

Golden Slipper winner She Will Reign is set to kick off her spring campaign with a Melbourne run in the Moir Stakes 2017 before heading to Sydney for the inaugural edition of the $10 million The Everest. Gary Portelli’s daughter of Manhattan Rain is one of the confirmed runners in the 12-starter field for The…

In Her Time Chases 2017 Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes Tiara

In Her Time Chases 2017 Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes Tiara

Benjamin Smith’s luckless Tattersall’s Tiara third placegetter In Her Time will chase an atoning Group 1 win in Melbourne this spring with a Manikato Stakes 2017 run this October pending. Smith almost immediately confirmed upcoming plans to target the $1 million Group 1 Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on October 27, the night…

2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate Calls for Ribchester

2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate Calls for Ribchester

One of the international Ladbrokes Cox Plate 2017 invitees Ribchester put the writing on the wall for a possible clash with Winx in Australia this spring winning the Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot overnight (AEST) in a track record. The opening day of Royal Ascot was full of possible Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival-bound contenders…

Sunline Stakes 2017 Betting Tips & Update

Sunline Stakes 2017 Betting Tips & Update

The 2017 Sunline Stakes is the major support act at Moonee Valley Racecourse tonight and our insider betting tips plus the latest odds on the weight-for-age clash for fillies and mares are detailed below. Nine remain in the mix for the $200,000 Group 2 Sunline Stakes (1600m), the weight-for-age mile showdown set to run as…