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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.

Happy Trails is after his fourth Group 1 trophy in Saturday’s Australian Cup 2015 at Flemington Racecourse. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

A triple Group 1 winner, seven-year-old Good Journey gelding Happy Trails is ...

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.

Protectionist is a vulnerable 2015 Australian Cup favourite over 2000m at Flemington this weekend according to trainer Kris Lees. Photo: Steve Hart.

The Monsun stallion returns ...

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.

Hugh Bowman is looking forward to kicking off an association with English raider Red Cadeaux for the autumn in Saturday’s Australian Cup 2015. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

Ed Dunlop’s triple ...

2014 Newmarket Handicap Tips & Selections

2014 Newmarket Handicap Tips & Selections

Queensland Group 1 peformer Spirit Of Boom is among the Races.com.au team's Newmarket Handicap tips. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

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 ...

Newmarket Handicap 2014 Form & Preview

Newmarket Handicap 2014 Form & Preview

One-time Newmarket Handicap favourite Lankan Rupee comes into the race with the right form having won the Oakleigh Plate. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

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 ...

Marcado Heads VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes 2014 Odds

Marcado Heads VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes 2014 Odds

Marcado is favourite to post a Group win in the 2014 VRC Sires' Produce Stakes on the weekend. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

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 ...

Melbourne Cup Winner Leads 2014 Australian Cup Odds

Melbourne Cup Winner Leads 2014 Australian Cup Odds

Melbourne Cup winner Fiorente looks the one to beat in Saturday's 2014 Australian Cup. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

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 ...

2014 Newmarket Handicap Betting – Shamexpress Equal Favourite

2014 Newmarket Handicap Betting – Shamexpress Equal Favourite

Shamexpress is out to defend their Newmarket Handicap title on the weekend. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

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 ...

Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes 2014 Field & Odds

Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes 2014 Field & Odds

Top Sight is one of the top fancies for Saturday's 2014 Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

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 ...

Solicit Tops 2014 Kewney Stakes Field

Solicit Tops 2014 Kewney Stakes Field

Solicit looks the one to beat in the 2014 Kewney Stakes this weekend in Melbourne. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra’s Australian Oaks-bound filly Solicit is the headline acceptor in a 13-horse field for the Kewney Stakes 2014 at Flemington this weekend.

An ideal lead-up to the lucrative $550,000 Group 1 Australian Oaks (2400m) at ...