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2017 Newmarket Handicap Nominations Feature The Quarterback

2017 Newmarket Handicap Nominations Feature The Quarterback

Defending champion The Quarterback is one of the feature Newmarket Handicap 2017 nominations taken this week for the Flemington autumn sprint running on ‘Super Saturday’ in March. A total of 66 sprinters were paid for at early entry stage on Monday for this season’s edition of the $1.25 million Group 1 Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m)…

Happy Trails Peaking for Australian Cup 2015

Happy Trails Peaking for Australian Cup 2015

Trainer Paul Beshara is brimming with confidence pre-2015 Australian Cup this weekend with his evergreen veteran Happy Trails in peak fitness for the Group 1 Flemington run. A triple Group 1 winner, seven-year-old Good Journey gelding Happy Trails is after a quartet of elite level victories when he takes on a crack field on ‘Super…

2015 Australian Cup Distance Still Too Short for Protectionist

2015 Australian Cup Distance Still Too Short for Protectionist

Melbourne Cup winner Protectionist may be up in distance off his first-up run last month, but trainer Kris Lees is still concerned he needs further than the 2000m of Saturday’s Australian Cup 2015. The Monsun stallion returns to Flemington Racecourse where he thrashed his rivals in the ‘race that stops a nation’, five-year-old Protectionist winning…

Bowman Booked for Red Cadeaux in Australian Cup 2015

Bowman Booked for Red Cadeaux in Australian Cup 2015

The season’s leading Group 1 winning hoop Hugh Bowman is looking forward to the ride on “headline horse” Red Cadeaux at Flemington Racecourse in the 2015 Australian Cup this weekend. Ed Dunlop’s triple Melbourne Cup runner-up Red Cadeaux makes history on Saturday as the first European raider to travel down under for a Sydney Autumn…

2014 Newmarket Handicap Tips & Selections

2014 Newmarket Handicap Tips & Selections

The action of the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival continues at Flemington Racecourse this weekend for Newmarket Handicap Day and the 2014 Newmarket Handicap tips and selections for the meeting’s major are listed below. There are 15 horses in the mix for this year’s $1 million Group 1 Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) including three hopes under…

Newmarket Handicap 2014 Form & Preview

Newmarket Handicap 2014 Form & Preview

This Saturday a star-studded field of 15 sprinters will face off at Flemington Racecourse in the 2014 Newmarket Handicap, a full form guide and preview for which are detailed below. Scheduled as Flemington Race 6 at 3:20pm (AEST), this year’s $1 million Group 1 Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) is shaping up as a close showdown…

Marcado Heads VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes 2014 Odds

Marcado Heads VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes 2014 Odds

After a successful debut at the track three weeks back the Steve Richards-trained local youngster Marcado has opened narrow favourite to take out Saturday’s 2014 VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes at Flemington Racecourse. One of a dozen juveniles set to face off in this year’s $220,000 Group 2 Henry Bucks Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) on Newmarket…

Melbourne Cup Winner Leads 2014 Australian Cup Odds

Melbourne Cup Winner Leads 2014 Australian Cup Odds

Gai Waterhouse’s star Melbourne Cup winner from the spring Fiorente continues to dominate betting for the Australian Cup 2014 at Flemington Racecourse ahead of this weekend’s staying major. The imported Monsun six-year-old entered the history books on the first Tuesday of November in their final run last prep saluting for the punters in the $6.2…

2014 Newmarket Handicap Betting – Shamexpress Equal Favourite

2014 Newmarket Handicap Betting – Shamexpress Equal Favourite

After some early money from the punters the Danny O’Brien-trained Shamexpress has firmed into equal favourite with fellow four-year-old Lankan Rupee to win Saturday’s Newmarket Handicap 2014. One of two elite level features running at Flemington Racecourse this weekend, the $1 million Group 1 Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) yesterday drew a final field of 15…

Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes 2014 Field & Odds

Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes 2014 Field & Odds

A field of 10 promising two-year-old fillies are set to face off in the first at Flemington on Saturday for Newmarket Handicap Day, the 2014 Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes kicking things off at 12:10pm (AEST). Of the 10 untapped youngsters in the mix for this year’s $150,000 Group 3 TBV Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes (1200m), it is…