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2016 Queensland Derby Unlikely for Tavago

2016 Queensland Derby Unlikely for Tavago

Co-trainer Natalie Young has said last Saturday’s upset Australian Derby winning Kiwi visitor Tavago was unlikely to press on for a Queensland Derby 2016 bid this Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival. Plans for the Tavistock gelding are to head to the spelling paddock before a Melbourne return in the spring where the major Cup double is…

Kiwis salute with upset winner Tavago in Australian Derby

Kiwis salute with upset winner Tavago in Australian Derby

Kiwi three year old Tavago produced a major boilover when he scored a runaway win in the Group 1 $2m BMW Australian Derby (2400m) on the first day off ‘The Championships’ at Randwick today. Tavago was sent out as one of the outsiders of the field at $31 but won like an odds on pop,…

2015 QTC Cup Betting Tips & Form Guide

2015 QTC Cup Betting Tips & Form Guide

In one of Saturday’s top Doomben races there is a small but quality field engaged for the QTC Cup 2015, betting tips for the sprint clash run on Queensland Oaks Day found below. Running as Queensland Oaks Day Race 5 at 2:37pm (AEST), this year’s $175,000 Group 2 Magic Millions QTC Cup (1200m) features eight…

El Roca Unlikely 2015 Doomben 10,000 Acceptor

El Roca Unlikely 2015 Doomben 10,000 Acceptor

Kiwi raider El Roca may have come through his returning run in good order but co-trainer Trent Busuttin said the more likely target for the stallion was Saturday week’s QTC Cup over the 2015 Doomben 10,000 this Saturday. A lightly-raced Fastnet Rock four-year-old, El Roca was in top form last autumn in Sydney running second…

Protectionist Leads 2014 Herbert Power Stakes Final Field

Protectionist Leads 2014 Herbert Power Stakes Final Field

A final field of 14 horses will battle for victory in the 2014 Herbert Power Stakes this Saturday at Caulfield Racecourse. Many of the entries are using the race as a lead-up to the $3 million Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) the following week. Seven of Monday’s nominations dropped out of the Group 2 Herbert…

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…

El Roca Out of Regal Roller With Virus

El Roca Out of Regal Roller With Virus

The latest in a growing list of virus hit spring stars to have their returns delayed, the Trent Busuttin-trained Kiwi galloper El Roca will miss their first-up run in the 2014 Regal Roller Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday. Group 1 performed on four occasions already during their nine start career, the New Zealand based son…

El Roca Eyes Memsie Stakes 2014 Win

El Roca Eyes Memsie Stakes 2014 Win

New Zealand horseman Trent Busuttin, who co-trains in Cambridge with partner Natalie Young, is eyeing the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival’s opening Group 1 race with the 2014 Memsie Stakes on the agenda for El Roca. Originally Busuttin had the Fastnet Rock colt’s first Group 1 assignment for the new season down-up scheduled as the $400,000…

2014 Randwick Guineas Field & Barriers

2014 Randwick Guineas Field & Barriers

Sydney punters are treated to a double shot of Group 1 racing action at Randwick Racecourse this weekend, the day’s marquee event being the Randwick Guineas 2014. Set to steal the show as Randwick Race 7 at 4:47pm (AEST), this year’s $600,000 Group 1 Royal Randwick Guineas (1600m) has drawn a final field of 15…

El Roca Rolls Toward 2014 Australian Guineas

El Roca Rolls Toward 2014 Australian Guineas

Kiwi based colt El Roca is set for another shot at Group 1 glory down under in the autumn with trainer Trent Busuttin keen to return for the Australian Guineas 2014 in March. The Cambridge-based Busuttin bought his Fastnet Rock three-year-old El Roca to Melbourne from New Zealand this spring targeting the $1 million Group…