News About New Year’s Day Racing

2017 Standish Handicap Aim for Ridgway

2017 Standish Handicap Aim for Ridgway

Victorian trainer Robbie Laing is looking at a New Year’s Day run in the Standish Handicap 2017 at Flemington Racecourse for his lightly raced colt Ridgway.

Ridgway could step up in class and take on horses including Illustrious Lad (pictured) in Flemington’s Standish Handicap 2017 on New Year’s Day. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

The now three-year-old son of Gio Point ...

Danjeu Tops 2016 Bagot Handicap Field & Betting

Danjeu Tops 2016 Bagot Handicap Field & Betting

Despite a nasty barrier draw for his Standish Handicap Day assignment this Friday at Flemington the Chris Waller-trained Sydney raider Danjeu has opened narrow favourite in Bagot Handicap 2016 betting for New Year’s Day.

The in-form Sydney visitor Danjeu is favourite in 2016 Bagot Handicap betting for this Friday’s Flemington support race. Photo: Steve Hart.

The key support race ...

2016 Standish Handicap Betting Tips

2016 Standish Handicap Betting Tips

The Standish Handicap 2016 headlines the New Year’s Day race line-up at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne on Friday, January 1, betting tips and odds for the sprint showdown detailed below.

Sarajevo is the Races.com.au tip to win Flemington’s 2016 Standish Handicap on New Year’s Day this Friday in Melbourne. Photo: Steve Hart.

There are 12 in the mix for this ...

2016 Standish Handicap Nominations & Weights

2016 Standish Handicap Nominations & Weights

Racing action on New Year’s Day this Friday, January 1, is headlined by the Standish Handicap 2016 at Flemington Racecourse where Churchill Dancer is allocated equal top weight of the nominations taken.

Churchill Dancer is equal 59kg top weight for Friday’s 2016 Standish Handicap at Flemington on New Year’s Day. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

A total of 15 early entries are ...

Standish Handicap 2016 Option for Boomwaa

Standish Handicap 2016 Option for Boomwaa

A recent edition to the Caulfield stables of Henry Dwyer, Boomwaa races at Flemington Racecourse this weekend ahead of a possible 2016 Standish Handicap run back at the track on New Year’s Day.

Boomwaa runs at Flemington on Saturday trying to earn a black-type summer assignment in either the Christmas Stakes or Standish Handicap. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

Dwyer is ...

2016 Standish Handicap Aim for Sistine Demon

2016 Standish Handicap Aim for Sistine Demon

Caulfield’s Andrew Noblet is hoping for better luck with Sistine Demon this weekend at Flemington, a track the six-year-old could return to on New Year’s Day for the Standish Handicap 2016.

Sistine Demon returns to Flemington on Saturday ahead of a possible 2016 Standish Handicap run at the track on New Year’s Day. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

First-up ...

2016 Standish Handicap Target for Lonrockstar

2016 Standish Handicap Target for Lonrockstar

John Sadler’s is looking for a nice first-up run for his returning six-year-old Lonrockstar at Moonee Valley this weekend eyeing a Standish Handicap 2016 run at Flemington Racecourse on New Year’s Day.

Lonrockstar resumes at Moonee Valley on Saturday ahead of a 2016 Standish Handicap bid at Flemington in January. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

Lonhro gelding Lonrockstar has won five ...

Tasmanian Targets for 2015 Bagot Handicap Winner Averau

Tasmanian Targets for 2015 Bagot Handicap Winner Averau

Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival riches could be awaiting Thursday’s Bagot Handicap 2015 winner Averau after the mare’s emphatic Flemington win on New Year’s Day.

Linda Meech was impressed with the staying performance of her winning ride Averau in the 2015 Bagot Handicap. Photo: Race Horse Photo Australia.

The Group 3 Hobart Cup (2400m) on February 9 and the Group ...

2015 Standish Handicap Winner Decircles Defeats Favourites

2015 Standish Handicap Winner Decircles Defeats Favourites

Danny O’Brien’s stable “soldier” Decircles improved on a third on New Year’s Day last year to beat two better fancied favourites in Thursday’s Standish Handicap 2015 at Flemington Racecourse.

2015 Standish Handicap winner Decircles backs up in the Chester Manifold Stakes at Flemington on January 17. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Twelve months ago the now six-year-old Encosta ...

Bagot Handicap 2015 Field & Betting: De Little Engine Clear Favourite

Bagot Handicap 2015 Field & Betting: De Little Engine Clear Favourite

Danny O’Brien’s local four-year-old De Little Engine has opened clear favourite in the 2015 Bagot Handicap field and betting odds to win his fourth on the trot this spring – summer racing season.

Progressive stayer De Little Engine is clear favourite for Thursday’s 2015 Bagot Handicap at Flemington. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

The in-form Encosta De Lago gelding is one ...