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Schofield’s Will Battle it Out in 2014 Melbourne Cup

Schofield’s Will Battle it Out in 2014 Melbourne Cup

When the 2014 Melbourne Cup final field was announced on Saturday, New Zealand gelding Mr O’Ceirin was the one runner still without a hoop. However, later that evening during the barrier draw Chad Schofield was announced as late alteration jockey. The odd thing was his dad Glyn Schofield was already booked to ride Au Revoir…

Dual Winner Leads 2014 Moonee Valley Gold Cup Field

Dual Winner Leads 2014 Moonee Valley Gold Cup Field

James & Bart Cummings’ dual Moonee Valley Gold Cup winner Precedence will line-up in the Cox Plate Day race for the fourth time shooting for a third win in the race in Melbourne this weekend. Drawn in barrier four with Glen Boss to ride, the veteran Zabeel nine-year-old is one of 10 final acceptors making…

2014 Geelong Cup Nominations Feature Caulfield Cup Horses

2014 Geelong Cup Nominations Feature Caulfield Cup Horses

A handful of horses accepted to face off in Saturday’s Caulfield Cup field have also now been nominated to possibly back-up in next Wednesday’s Geelong Cup 2014. Racing Victoria today took 30 nominations for the $300,000 Group 3 Geelong Cup (2400m) running at Geelong Racecourse on October 22. Five of those early Geelong Cup entries…

2014 Cranbourne Cup Field Released for Sunday

2014 Cranbourne Cup Field Released for Sunday

This Sunday Victoria will host its latest Spring Cups clash with the Cranbourne Cup 2014 set to take place, the field for the black type showdown now out. Following the release of 27 nominations earlier in the week there are now 15 final acceptors set to face off in this year’s $200,000 Listed Cranbourne Cup…

2014 Cranbourne Cup Nominations Attracts 27-Strong Field

2014 Cranbourne Cup Nominations Attracts 27-Strong Field

Nominations for the 2014 Cranbourne Cup were taken on Monday, with 27 potential stayers declaring for the race. The Listed Cranbourne Cup (2025m) is the featured race at Cranbourne Racecourse this Sunday, with runners vying to improve their standings in either of the big Group One spring racing carnival races: Caulfield Cup (2040m) or Melbourne…

2014 Herbert Power Stakes Nominations Released

2014 Herbert Power Stakes Nominations Released

Nominations for the 2014 Herbert Power Stakes were taken Monday morning, featuring a strong field of 21 potential stayers. The Group 2 Herbert Power Stakes (2400m) is the supporting stayers’ race on Guineas Day at Caulfield Racecourse Saturday October 11, with many of the entries competing for a place in the $3 million Group 1…

The Cleaner Tops 2014 JRA Cup Nominations

The Cleaner Tops 2014 JRA Cup Nominations

Mick Burles’ star Tassie galloper The Cleaner will take his next step towards next month’s Cox Plate having been nominated for Friday night’s JRA Cup 2014 at Moonee Valley Racecourse. A key support race of Moir Stakes Night in Melbourne, this year’s $200,000 Group 3 JRA Cup (2040m) attracted a bumper 18 nominations on Monday….

2014 Kingston Town Stakes Field Features La Amistad

2014 Kingston Town Stakes Field Features La Amistad

Despite still being a chance to scratch out in favour of a run on firmer ground in Melbourne, the Team Hawkes-trained La Amistad is the headline acceptor for Saturday’s Kingston Town Stakes 2014 in Sydney. The three-quarter sister to triple Melbourne Cup hero Makybe Diva is one of 15 hopefuls making up the final field…

2014 Heatherlie Handicap Betting Preview and Tips

2014 Heatherlie Handicap Betting Preview and Tips

A capacity field of 16 plus three emergencies have been confirmed to line up for this weekend’s Listed Heatherlie Handicap (1700m) at Caulfield Racecourse, offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning bet. Running on to finish seventh in the Canterbury Hurlstone RSL Handicap (1400m) first-up on…

Akavoroun Aimed at Rupert Clarke – Toorak Handicap 2014 Double

Akavoroun Aimed at Rupert Clarke – Toorak Handicap 2014 Double

Ciaron Maher has big Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival plans for his progressive gelding Akavoroun who will be aimed at the Group 1 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes – Toorak Handicap double. Super consistent so far winning six of their seven starts, the rising five-year-old son of Lacryma Cristi was last seen beating home The Cleaner in…