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Holler Tops 2015 Telstra Phonewords Stakes Field

Holler Tops 2015 Telstra Phonewords Stakes Field

The John O’Shea-trained Holler wears the number one saddlecloth in the field for Saturday’s Telstra Phonewords Stakes 2015, the Cox Plate Day support act formerly known as the Red Anchor Stakes. A final field of 11 three-year-old sprinters face off in Moonee Valley Race 4 on the weekend when the $150,000 Group 3 Telstra Phonewords…

2015 Vain Stakes Nominations Feature 19 3YOs

2015 Vain Stakes Nominations Feature 19 3YOs

A bumper 19 three-year-olds are nominated for the Vain Stakes 2015 at Caulfield Racecourse on P.B. Lawrence Stakes Day in Melbourne this weekend. While the major race for the youngsters in Sydney on Saturday is the Group 3 San Domencio Stakes (1100m) where Golden Slipper winner Vancouver has scared away much of the competition, in…

Petracca Heads 2015 Anzac Day Stakes Field & Odds

Petracca Heads 2015 Anzac Day Stakes Field & Odds

The nicely-drawn Darren Weir-trained grey Petracca is favoured to break his maiden status when he jumps top fancy in the Anzac Day Stakes 2015 at Flemington Racecourse this weekend. Based at Ballarat, the Starcraft gelding is one of 15 two-year-olds accepted to face off in the $120,000 Listed Phillip Schuler Anzac Day Stakes (1400m) on…

2015 Anzac Day Stakes Nominations Feature Sea Of Tranquility

2015 Anzac Day Stakes Nominations Feature Sea Of Tranquility

This Saturday a double shot of Listed racing action will play out at Flemington Racecourse on ANZAC Day including the aptly named Anzac Day Stakes 2015 where Sea Of Tranquility is one of the headline nominations. A total of 21 early entries were taken by Racing Victoria on Monday for this year’s $120,000 Listed Anzac…

2015 Chairman’s Stakes Betting Tips

2015 Chairman’s Stakes Betting Tips

The Group 3 Chairman’s Stakes (1000m) is the lone black-type race running at Sandown on the weekend and it has attracted a field of nine talented two-year-olds. The majority of the runners are using the Chairman’s Stakes in a bid to boost their order of standing for the Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) on…

Haybah Race Fit for 2015 Chairman’s Stakes

Haybah Race Fit for 2015 Chairman’s Stakes

Nine two-year-old horses will face off against each other in the Group 3 Chairman’s Stakes (1000m) at Sandown on Saturday, the majority of which are running to earn a shot in the $1 million Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) in three weeks’ time. Haybah is one of two horses saddled by David Hayes &…

Thurlow Could Bypass Blue Diamond for Breeders Stakes 2015

Thurlow Could Bypass Blue Diamond for Breeders Stakes 2015

Knowing his best chance of 2015 Blue Diamond Stakes success lies in Fontiton, local horseman Robert Smerdon may opt to bypass the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival Group 1 and target the Breeders Stakes with fellow filly Thurlow instead. Undefeated Turffontein filly Fontition won the Inglis Banner by six lengths on debut in late October before…

2015 Chairman’s Stakes Betting Update

2015 Chairman’s Stakes Betting Update

Nine two-year-old horses are set to contest the Group 3 Chairman’s Stakes (1000m) at Sandown Racecourse on Saturday in a bid to earn a place in the field for the Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) in three weeks’ time. Five of the juveniles are offering single figure odds in the betting market at ,…

29 Nominations Taken for 2015 Chairman’s Stakes

29 Nominations Taken for 2015 Chairman’s Stakes

There’s no risk of the Group 3 Chairman’s Stakes (1000m) being anything but a maximum capacity race after 29 nominations were accepted on Monday. This is the last chance for many of the two-year-olds to earn their place in the field for the Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) on February 28. It is the ideal…