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2017 Australian Derby the Target for Sacred Elixir

2017 Australian Derby the Target for Sacred Elixir

Trainer Tony Pike has confirmed that Sacred Elixir will be set for an appearance in the 2017 Australian Derby (2400m) on Day 1 of The Championships, following a credible performance in the New Zealand Derby over the weekend. Jumping from the gates well in the Group 1 feature at Ellerslie, Sacred Elixir was settled in…

Rising Romance Likely To Progress To The BMW

Rising Romance Likely To Progress To The BMW

Talented mare Rising Romance is set to back-up in the 2015 The BMW at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday, despite being found with a sore hoof on Sunday morning. Rising Romance was well-backed in the lead-up to the Group 3 Epona Stakes (1900m) at Rosehill Gardens on the weekend and she looked like the winner at…

Logan Happy To Compare Telepathic With Rising Romance Ahead Of Rough Habit Plate

Logan Happy To Compare Telepathic With Rising Romance Ahead Of Rough Habit Plate

Trainer Donna Logan has revealed that she does not think there is a great deal of difference between Australian Oaks winner Rising Romance and 2014 Rough Habit Plate contender Telepathic. Rising Romance had a strong summer campaign in New Zealand, winning the Group 2 New Zealand Bloodstock Royal Stakes (2000m) and finishing second in the…

Rising Romance Primed for 2014 Australian Oaks

Rising Romance Primed for 2014 Australian Oaks

New Zealand-based trainer Donna Logan could not be happier with the form shown by talented stayer Rising Romance since producing a strong turn of foot to overcome poor position and finish fourth in the Group 1 Vinery Stud Stakes (200m) on April 5th. Having performed well on damp tracks in her native New Zealand, Logan…

2014 Vinery Stud Stakes Betting Extremely Competitive

2014 Vinery Stud Stakes Betting Extremely Competitive

The 2014 Vinery Stud Stakes betting market is extremely competitive; with Solicit, Zanbagh and Rising Romance all battling for favouritism. The talented trio of fillies are all available at 2014 Vinery Stud Stakes odds of $5 and any of the three could start favourite when the Group 1 event jumps at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday afternoon….

Solicit To Contest Vinery Stud Stakes

Solicit To Contest Vinery Stud Stakes

Trainer Simon Zahra has confirmed that Solicit will have her next race start in the 2014 Vinery Stud Stakes (2000m) at Rosehill Gardens on April 5 before contesting the Group 1 Australian Oaks (2400m) at Royal Randwick on April 19. Owner David Moodie revealed earlier in the month that Solicit may be targeted at the Group…

Silent Achiever A Chance For The Australian Cup

Silent Achiever A Chance For The Australian Cup

Trainer Roger James has revealed that leading New Zealand mare Silent Achiever is a chance of returning to Melbourne to contest the Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) at Flemington on March 8. James told Racing Victoria that he will include Silent Achiever in the acceptances for both the Australian Cup and the Group 1 New Zealand…

2013 Caulfield Cup Betting Update – Hawkspur Continues To Drift

2013 Caulfield Cup Betting Update – Hawkspur Continues To Drift

2013 Caulfield Cup betting favourite Hawkspur has continued to drift and is now out to odds of $5 to win the world’s richest 2400 metre handicap race. Hawkspur has been the 2013 Caulfield Cup favourite since his dominant three and a half lengths victory in the Group 2 Chelmsford Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick in…

Does Silent Achiever’s Ideal Barrier Spell Caulfield Cup Victory?

Does Silent Achiever’s Ideal Barrier Spell Caulfield Cup Victory?

Silent Achiever will attempt to win the Group 1 Caulfield Cup when it runs at Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday October 19, 2013. The five-year-old mare will be having her very first run in the $2.65 million classic and has been widely backed thanks to her ideal barrier draw of five. Silent Achiever has won six…

2013 Caulfield Cup Barrier Draw – Favourites Draw Wide

2013 Caulfield Cup Barrier Draw – Favourites Draw Wide

Favourites Hawkspur and Dandino have both drifted in 2013 Caulfield Cupbetting markets after drawing outside barriers for the $2.5 million event that will be run at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday. Chelmsford Stakes winner Hawkspur drew barrier 16 (and will likely jump from barrier 14), while European-trained Dandino drew barrier 19; with both likely need a…