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Bonneval And Jon Snow 2017 Caulfield Cup Candidates

Bonneval And Jon Snow 2017 Caulfield Cup Candidates

Kiwi trainer Andrew Forsman has indicated the stable’s Group 1 autumn winning three-year-olds Bonneval and Jon Snow were both Caulfield Cup 2017 candidates this coming spring. Forsman trains out of Cambridge in partnership with Murray Baker who enjoyed a win in $3 million Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) two years ago with Mongolian Khan (2015)…

Mongolian Wolf winner of 2017 Frank Packer Plate

Mongolian Wolf winner of 2017 Frank Packer Plate

Former Kiwi trained Mongolian Wolf will now head to Brisbane for the Queensland Derby after winning the Group 3 $150,000 Mostyn Copper Group Frank Packer Plate (2000m) at Randwick today. The former Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman trained Mongolian Wolf is now trained by leading Victoria trainer Darren Weir after the three year old gelding…

2017 Australian Oaks Results: Bonneval and Bowman Salute

2017 Australian Oaks Results: Bonneval and Bowman Salute

Jockey Hugh Bowman celebrated his fourth Australian Oaks win aboard the 2017 New Zealand-trained favourite Bonneval who came from well back to enjoy a comprehensive victory in her first run down under. Co-trainer Murray Baker is the most successful New Zealand horseman when it comes to elite level wins in Australia, the $1 million Group…

2017 Australian Oaks Form Guide & Betting Preview

2017 Australian Oaks Form Guide & Betting Preview

The season’s best three-year-old staying fillies face off at Randwick on Saturday and below is a full Australian Oaks 2017 form guide analysis and betting preview on the mile and a half classic. A final field of thirteen remain for this year’s $1 million Group 1 ATC Australian Oaks (2400m) following the early scratching of…

Kiwi Raid on 2017 Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Field

Kiwi Raid on 2017 Arrowfield 3YO Sprint Field

Flying Cambridge-based New Zealand trainer Murray Baker is out in force again on Day 2 of ‘The Championships’ including saddling-up Saracino in the Arrowfield 3YO Sprint 2017 field at Randwick Racecourse. Last Saturday Baker and co-trainer Andrew Forsman won the Group 1 ATC Derby (2400m) in an upset with Jon Snow. This Saturday they returning…

2017 Australian Derby Results: Jon Snow Wins for Baker

2017 Australian Derby Results: Jon Snow Wins for Baker

Jon Snow continued the outstanding record of New Zealand raiders in the Australian Derby 2017 results handing co-trainer Murray Baker with a fourth win in the Royal Randwick classic on Day 1 of ‘The Championships’. After an impressive Rosehill Guineas win in the wet last time out, it was the NZ Derby winner Gingernuts that…

Australian Derby 2017 Market Moves: Gingernuts Firm Favourite

Australian Derby 2017 Market Moves: Gingernuts Firm Favourite

The Kiwi raider Gingernuts remains firm favourite in the latest 2017 Australian Derby betting markets for the feature three-years-old race at Royal Randwick this afternoon. Minimal rain in the past 24 hours has seen the Randwick track firm to a Heavy (8) for Day 1 of ‘The Championships’ and that looks ideal for the Stephen…

Thirteen Confirmed in 2017 Australian Derby Field

Thirteen Confirmed in 2017 Australian Derby Field

Thirteen three-year-old stayers have been confirmed to chase Group 1 success on Day 1 of The Championships at Royal Randwick following the completion and release of the 2017 Australian Derby field. Two New Zealand raiders have more than stamped themselves as horses to watch upon debuting to the Sydney way of going this season, and…

Gingernuts Leads 2017 Australian Derby Betting

Gingernuts Leads 2017 Australian Derby Betting

Last start Rosehill Guineas winner Gingernuts is the firm favourite in pre-field Australian Derby 2017 betting for the three-year-old’s staying showdown in Sydney on Saturday. The Stephen Autridge & Jamie Richards-trained Kiwi visitor was a late nominee for the $2 million Group 1 BMW Australian Derby (2400m), connections opting to pay the entry after the…

Jon Snow into Australian Derby contention with Tulloch Stakes win

Jon Snow into Australian Derby contention with Tulloch Stakes win

A decision early next week will confirm if Jon Snow will take his place in the Australian Derby next week after the Kiwi colt won the Group 2 $200,000 Power Distribution Australia Tulloch Stakes (2000m) in a canter at Rosehill today. The Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman trained Jon Snow was having his first run…