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John Dillon Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

John Dillon Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

Twelve talented runners remain in contention for Tuesday’s Listed John Dillon Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield Racecourse; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Durendal was a late scratching as favourite for Saturday’s Group 2 Australia Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley and remains clear $2.90 favourite…

Durendal Accepted for 2016 John Dillion Stakes Field

Durendal Accepted for 2016 John Dillion Stakes Field

Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra’s Standish Handicap winner Durendal has been accepted for Tuesday’s John Dillion Stakes 2016 field at Caulfield Racecourse despite also being in the mix for this weekend’s Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley. The progressive Medaglia D’Oro four-year-old made it three wins on the trot on New Year’s Day at Flemington winning…

Reldas Leads 2015 Christmas Stakes Field & Betting Odds

Reldas Leads 2015 Christmas Stakes Field & Betting Odds

Robert Smerdon’s in-form five-year-old Reldas is top fancy to return to the winners’ stall in Melbourne this Boxing Day with a Caulfield victory in Saturday’s Christmas Stakes 2015. One of two black-type races on the card, this year’s $120,000 Listed The Cup Club Christmas Stakes (1200m) features a final field of 15 sprinters. The current…

Nicoscene Wins 2015 Euclase Stakes Ahead of Goodwood Bid

Nicoscene Wins 2015 Euclase Stakes Ahead of Goodwood Bid

The ultra-consistent Lee & Anthony Freedman-trained Nicoscene arrived late in the Euclase Stakes 2015 at Morphettville on SA Derby Day but did enough in the closing stages to beat them home for the Group 2 Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival win. Ridden by top Melbourne hoop Mark Zahra in this year’s $250,000 Group 2 Euclase Stakes…

Euclase Stakes 2015 Odds: Éclair Choice vs Get The Nod

Euclase Stakes 2015 Odds: Éclair Choice vs Get The Nod

The Phillip Stokes-trained Éclair Choice is narrow favourite to win back-to-back races in Saturday’s 2014 Euclase Stakes with Get The Nod hot on his heels in the latest markets for the Morphettville feature. The major support race on the South Australian Derby Day line-up, this year’s $250,000 Group2 Euclse Stakes (1200m) is due to jump…

Éclair Choice Tops 2015 Euclase Stakes Field

Éclair Choice Tops 2015 Euclase Stakes Field

The Phillip Stokes-trained Redelva Stakes winner Éclair Choice has been accepted to shoot for his second black-type win on the trot at Morphettville Racecourse this weekend in the Euclase Stakes 2015. Set to run as Adelaide Race 6 at 3:13pm (local time), this year’s $250,000 Group 2 Euclase Stakes (1200m) is the key support race…

Galaxy Pegasus Takes Out Group 3 Red Anchor Stakes

Galaxy Pegasus Takes Out Group 3 Red Anchor Stakes

Classy three-year-old Galaxy Pegasus has secured without doubt his most impressive race win to date at Moonee Valley this afternoon, displaying a keen turn of foot in the final straight to take out the Group 3 Red Anchor Stakes (1200m) in a photo finish. Jumping from the gates well, the War Pass colt settled in…

2014 Blue Sapphire Stakes Betting Update

2014 Blue Sapphire Stakes Betting Update

A final field of just seven three-year-olds will race in the 2014 Blue Sapphire Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse this Wednesday, following the scratching of Chris Waller’s Delectation. The $250,000 Listed Catanach’s Jewellers Blue Sapphire Stakes (1200m) is the new headline act of the middle day of the Caulfield Cup. With such a small field, there…