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2016 Melbourne Cup Betting: Jameka Drifts

2016 Melbourne Cup Betting: Jameka Drifts

2016 Melbourne Cup betting markets are interestingly yet to favour local runner Jameka, despite the talented mare drawing into the capacity field of twenty-four in the ideal barrier 3 on Saturday evening. Jameka will carry winning form into the race that stops a nation after delivering a smart field a resounding three length defeat in…

Capacity 2016 Geelong Classic Field Confirmed

Capacity 2016 Geelong Classic Field Confirmed

A talented and capacity field of sixteen plus four emergencies has been confirmed for Wednesday’s Listed Geelong Classic (2200m); highlighted by the inclusion of several three-year-olds targeting this year’s Victoria Derby and Crown Oaks. Godolphin will launch a multipronged attack in the race after trainer John O’Shea confirmed both Nemrud and Resort in the 2016…

Caulfield Cup Berth for Naturalism Stakes Winner Jameka

Caulfield Cup Berth for Naturalism Stakes Winner Jameka

Jameka has secured ballot-free entry into the Group 1 Caulfield Cup with an easy win over a classy field in the Group 3 Naturalism Stakes (2000m) at Caulfield this afternoon. A Group 1 winner having taken out last year’s edition of the Crown Oaks (2500m), Jameka had steadily built to the task through two starts…

2016 McKenzie Stakes Odds & Betting Tips

2016 McKenzie Stakes Odds & Betting Tips

The opening stakes race on the Moonee Valley card in Melbourne this Saturday is the McKenzie Stakes 2016, betting tips and odds for the event found below. The field for the $120,000 Listed Essendon Nissan McKenzie Stakes (1200m) is down to only seven after Lindsay Park withdrew Rampage (4) in favour of an Adelaide run…

Azkadellia gets new rider for Tattersall’s Club Tiara

Azkadellia gets new rider for Tattersall’s Club Tiara

Melbourne jockey Nick Hall will be the new rider for Azkadellia in the Group 1 $500,000 Sky Racing Tattersall’s Club Tiara (1400m) at Eagle Farm on June 25. Hall will replace Damien Oliver who was aboard the Ciaron Maher trained mare when a well beaten tenth as favourite in the Group 1 $1.5m AAMI Stradbroke…

No 2016 Australian Guineas for Puritan

No 2016 Australian Guineas for Puritan

Mornington horseman Jason Warren might be confident his Manfred Stakes winner Puritan will get a mile later this campaign, but he is planning to bypass Melbourne’s Australian Guineas 2016 Saturday week and save the three-year-old for a Sydney Group 1 bid instead. To date the Beneteau gelding has had the four starts for two wins,…

Newmarket Handicap on the Radar of Manfred Stakes Winner Puritan

Newmarket Handicap on the Radar of Manfred Stakes Winner Puritan

Jason Warren was understandably thrilled with Puritan’s performance for success in the Group 3 Manfred Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on Saturday and has revealed a bold plan to saddle the three-year-old as a light weight chance in the 2016 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington in March. Jumping from the gates well, jockey Nick Hall allowed…

Blue Diamond Preview F Betting Preview and Tips

Blue Diamond Preview F Betting Preview and Tips

A talented and capacity field of sixteen plus four emergencies has been confirmed for Tuesday’s 2016 Group 3 Blue Diamond Prelude F (1000m); highlighted by the inclusion of some of the Autumn Carnival’s most exciting two-year-old fillies and representing terrific value from a betting standpoint. In what is an evenly-weighted field, Sword Of Light and…

The Bowler scores narrow win in R A Lee Stakes

The Bowler scores narrow win in R A Lee Stakes

The well supported The Bowler made the punters cheer hard before scoring a narrow win in the Group 3 $150,000 Hughes Chauffeured Limousines R A Lee Stakes (1600m) at Morphettville today. Mark Zahra gave The Bowler ($2.80 favourite) the perfect run, saving ground on the fence before easing out on the home turn to slice…

Mallyon to Partner Vain Queen in The Goodwood

Mallyon to Partner Vain Queen in The Goodwood

Vain Queen has returned to racing in typically competitive form this time in and has been confirmed to be partnered by up-and-coming ride Katelyn Mallyon in Saturday’s featured Group 1 The Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville. Vain Queen has not had a consistent rider at any point of her 15 start career so far but was…