News About New Year’s Day Racing

Standish Handicap 2017 Field & Betting Odds Released

Standish Handicap 2017 Field & Betting Odds Released

The official field of final acceptors plus 2017 Standish Handicap odds for the feature Flemington race on New Year’s Day are now out. Due to run as Flemington Race 6 at 4:40pm (AEDT) on January 1, this summer’s $150,000 Group 3 Standish Handicap (1200m) has attracted an eleven horse line-up. The most notable non-acceptor from…

Lucky Hussler Heads 2017 Standish Handicap Nominations & Weights

Lucky Hussler Heads 2017 Standish Handicap Nominations & Weights

Darren Weir’s Group 1 winning sprinter Lucky Hussler is the highest-rated and weighted hopeful nominated for a run on New Year’s Day at Flemington Racecourse in the Standish Handicap 2017. This summer’s edition of the $150,000 Group 3 Standish Handicap (1200m) headlines the January 1 racing action in Melbourne and has attracted 14 nominees. Leading…

2017 Standish Handicap Target for Divine Mr Artie

2017 Standish Handicap Target for Divine Mr Artie

Caulfield horseman Brendan McCarthy is looking to step up four-year-old Divine Mr Artie in class targeting the Standish Handicap 2017 at Flemington on New Year’s Day. The progressive son of Artie Schiller has had 16 career starts to date for four wins, five seconds and a third amassing over $300,000 in prize money. With a…

Zupacharged Onto Standish Handicap 2017

Zupacharged Onto Standish Handicap 2017

Colac-based trainer Kylie Vella will back-up her veteran sprinter Zupacharged at Flemington on New Year’s Day in the 2017 Standish Handicap after his brave run at the track over the weekend. Last Melbourne Summer Racing Carnival the son of Zupaone finished three-quarters away second to Durendal in the Group 3 Standish Handicap (1200m). The now…

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. The now three-year-old son of Gio Point has had just the one run to date but is nearing a return to the track according to Laing. On debut at…

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 key support race on the January 1 line-up in Melbourne, this summer’s $150,000 Listed Bagot Handicap (2800m) originally attracted a…

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. There are 12 in the mix for this season’s $150,000 Group 3 Standish Handicap (1200m) that is set to run as Flemington Race 7 at…

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. A total of 15 early entries are in the mix for this summer’s $150,000 Group 3 Standish Handicap (1200m) with the David Hayes…

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. Dwyer is weighing up Melbourne Summer Racing Carnival options for Mutawaajid four-year-old Boomwaa who debuted for him on November 28 when fading…

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. First-up the Excites gelding was beaten only a length after a luckless run at Moonee Valley over 1000m behind Grane. This weekend the chestnut,…