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Comin’ Through Posts Impressive Carbine Club Stakes Win

Comin’ Through Posts Impressive Carbine Club Stakes Win

Criterion’s half-brother Comin’ Through has made a successful transition to black type racing at Flemington this afternoon; mustering a big turn of foot in the final straight to take out the Group 3 Carbine Club Stakes (1600m). Comin’ Through had made only two competitive appearances at the races prior to the Carbine Club Stakes this…

2016 Gothic Stakes Field, Betting Odds & Tips

2016 Gothic Stakes Field, Betting Odds & Tips

Kicking off the Black-Type racing action on Caulfield Cup Day this Saturday in Melbourne is the Gothic Stakes 2016, the full field and betting odds plus tips for the three-year-old colts and geldings clash found below. Due to run as Caulfield Race 2 at 12:50pm (AEDT), this year’s $120,000 Listed Polytrack Gothic Stakes (1400m) originally…

2016 Caulfield Guineas Second Acceptances Feature Divine Prophet

2016 Caulfield Guineas Second Acceptances Feature Divine Prophet

Divine Prophet is one of 48 three-year-olds still in contention for the Caulfield Guineas 2016 following second declarations for the October 8 showdown at Caulfield Racecourse. Cut from 128 nominations, this season’s $1 million Group 1 Caulfield Guineas (1600m) was one of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival majors Racing Victoria (RV) took the next stage…

2016 Golden Rose Form Guide & Betting Preview

2016 Golden Rose Form Guide & Betting Preview

A line-up of the season’s best three-year-olds face off in the Golden Rose 2016 in Sydney on Saturday, a comprehensive form guide analysis and betting update for the Rosehill Gardens classic found below. Due to run as Rosehill Race 6 at 3:10pm (AEST) as the latest elite level of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival, this…

Magic Man on Omei Sword in Golden Rose Stakes 2016

Magic Man on Omei Sword in Golden Rose Stakes 2016

Brazilian hoop Joao “Magic Man” Moreira will travel from Hong Kong to Sydney this weekend to partner Chris Waller’s smart filly Omei Sword in the 2016 Golden Rose Stakes field. Sydney’s premier trainer chases his second in in the $1 million Group 1 Golden Rose Stakes (1400m) this Saturday at Rosehill Gardens having won the…

McDonald Rates Astern Ahead of Run To The Rose Return

McDonald Rates Astern Ahead of Run To The Rose Return

Ace Sydney-based jockey James McDonald has identified is mount in Saturday’s The Run To The Rose 2016 Astern as one of the horses to watch this Sydney Spring Racing Carnival. Prepared by John O’Shea, the Godolphin-raced Medaglia D’Oro colt has had four starts to date for three wins and McDonald has been aboard for all…

El Divino Headlines The Run To The Rose Nominations

El Divino Headlines The Run To The Rose Nominations

The 2016 Run To The Rose nominations have been released and the unbeaten El Divino will make his racing return in the Group 2 event at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday. El Divino captured attention before he even made his racing debut – being the half-brother to star mare Winx – and he has lived up…

Mediterranean Heads 2016 Up & Coming Stakes Nominations

Mediterranean Heads 2016 Up & Coming Stakes Nominations

Mediterranean is the headlined Up And Coming Stakes 2016 nomination taken for this Saturday at Royal Randwick with the Peter & Paul Snowden-trained colt out to atone for a last start loss. A total of 13 three-year-olds make up the early entries for the $125,000 Group 3 Up And Coming Stakes (1300m) in Sydney, nominations…

Capitalist Heads 2016 Caulfield Guineas Nominations

Capitalist Heads 2016 Caulfield Guineas Nominations

Tuesday nominations for a number of Group 1 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival features close including those for the Caulfield Guineas 2016 where the Peter & Paul Snowden-trained Capitalist is the early favourite. A bumper 329 new season three-year-olds make up the early entries for this year’s $1 million Group 1 Caulfield Guineas (1600m) that runs…

Waller to Prepare Nikitas for Spring Carnival Campaign

Waller to Prepare Nikitas for Spring Carnival Campaign

Chris Waller will saddle Nikitas through the forthcoming Spring Racing Carnival, after the rising three-year-old was transferred to his care from Queensland-based trainer Kelso Wood this week. Nikitas has fast stamped himself as one to watch through a short but competitive racing career so far, but returned to the paddock after failing to make anything…