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Big Duke Wins NE Manion Cup on Protest

Big Duke Wins NE Manion Cup on Protest

Big Duke has successfully won a protest to be crowned the 2017 NE Manion Cup winner at Rosehill Gardens this afternoon. The Macedon Lodge-saddled Our Century was first past the post in the NE Manion Cup, however stewards found that the horse had shifted our and into Big Duke’s racing line in the final straight…

Bondi Beach’s 2016 Melbourne Cup Odds Firm

Bondi Beach’s 2016 Melbourne Cup Odds Firm

Bondi Beach’s 2016 Melbourne Cup odds have continued to firm following Saturday’s barrier draw, and the Irish raider is now sole occupant of the fourth line of betting at a $9.50 quote. One of four runners for Macedon Lodge in the race that stops a nation this year, Bondi Beach was available to punters at…

2016 Crystal Mile Winner The United States onto Emirates Stakes

2016 Crystal Mile Winner The United States onto Emirates Stakes

Class prevailed in the Crystal Mile 2016 results on Cox Plate Day at Moonee Valley with the winner The United States returning to form and booking a run in the new-look Emirates Stakes during the Melbourne Cup Carnival. The Robert Hickmott-trained, Team Williams-owned import was second-up in the $200,000 Group 2 Schweppes Crystal Mile (1600m)…

Bendigo Cup an Option for Herbert Power Stakes Winner Assign

Bendigo Cup an Option for Herbert Power Stakes Winner Assign

Assign has completed and impressive start-to-finish performance to take out the Group 2 Herbert Power Stakes (2400m) at Caulfield Racecourse this afternoon. Assign lined up for the Herbert Power Stakes an outright $3.10 favourite in betting markets with online bookie , and the import did his chances of success no harm when he jumped well…

Melbourne Cup Entry For The Bart Cummings Winner Almandin

Melbourne Cup Entry For The Bart Cummings Winner Almandin

Almandin stamped himself as a genuine Melbourne Cup contender with a dominant staying performance in The Bart Cummings at Flemington this afternoon. Almandin went into The Bart Cummings as a clear favourite following his victory in the Harry White Classic last weekend and there were no issues for punters as the imported stayer cruised to…

2016 Sydney Cup Results: Gallante Beats Libran

2016 Sydney Cup Results: Gallante Beats Libran

Goliath owner Lloyd Williams spoilt the Chris Waller show in the Sydney Cup 2016 scoring an upset win over the favourite Libran with the Robert Hickmott-trained import Gallante at Randwick Racecourse. Waller ran the quinella in last year’s $2 million Group 1 Schweppes Sydney Cup (3200m) and was back 12 months later with the top…

Cox Plate the Target for Ranvet Stakes Winner The United States

Cox Plate the Target for Ranvet Stakes Winner The United States

Macedon Lodge have taken the first Group 1 feature race of 2016 Golden Slipper Day after The United States mustered a big turn of foot to take out the Ranvet Stakes (2000m) from a fast-finishing Hauraki. The United States was not expected to line up for the Ranvet Stakes after contesting the Group 2 Blamey…

The United States Breaks Course Record to Win Moonee Valley Cup

The United States Breaks Course Record to Win Moonee Valley Cup

In-form runner The United States has returned to the winner’s circle in impressive fashion on Cox Plate Day; mustering an impressive late turn of foot to overcome Prince Of Penzance in the dying stages of the 2015 Moonee Valley Cup (2500m). The United States was luckless in running when sixth in the Group 3 JRA…

Spring Cups Bid for 2015 Herbert Power Winner Amralah

Spring Cups Bid for 2015 Herbert Power Winner Amralah

Co-owner Nick Williams was full of post-race praise for tough import Amralah after his gutsy Herbert Power Stakes 2015 win at Caulfield Racecourse that could lead to a short back-up into next weekend’s Caulfield Cup. Now a winner of six of his 16 career runs, six-year-old Teofilo stallion Amralah won a black-type in Adelaide over…

Fawkner is the 2015 Makybe Diva Stakes Winner

Fawkner is the 2015 Makybe Diva Stakes Winner

Talented grey Fawkner has returned to racing in the best way possible at Flemington Racecourse this afternoon; completing an impressive all-round performance to take out the featured Group 1 Makybe Diva Stakes (1600m). Jumping from the gates well, champion hoop Damien Oliver led the Reset gelding forward and settled in prime position on the heels…