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Interstate Raiders Included in Lough Neagh Stakes Nominations

Interstate Raiders Included in Lough Neagh Stakes Nominations

Eleven runners have been included in nominations for the featured 2016 Lough Neagh Stakes (1350m) at Doomben Racecourse on Saturday. Interstate raider Big Money was unable to match the late pace when seventh in the Group 3 George Moore Stakes (1200m) first-up a fortnight ago, but has reportedly taken plenty of benefit from the run…

2016 Christmas Cup Nominations Released

2016 Christmas Cup Nominations Released

Fifteen stayers are in line to chase black type success at Royal Randwick on Saturday, following today’s release of 2016 Listed Christmas Cup nominations. Leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller is set to be well represented in the mile-and-a-half classic, after including all of Beyond Thankful, Index Linked and Soviet Courage in 2016 Christmas Cup nominations….

Twenty-Three Included in 2016 Villiers Stakes Nominations

Twenty-Three Included in 2016 Villiers Stakes Nominations

Twenty-three milers have been included in nominations for Saturday’s featured 2016 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Randwick; a race which offers its winner ballot-free entry into the Group 1 Doncaster Mile during The Championships in 2017. Trainers Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott are confident that Fabrizio will furnish into a serious Doncaster Mile prospect in autumn,…

Seventeen Included in 2016 Sandown Cup Nominations

Seventeen Included in 2016 Sandown Cup Nominations

Seventeen stayers have been included in nominations for Saturday’s 2016 Ladbrokes Sandown Cup (3200m), highlighted by the pending appearance of some of the Spring Carnival’s most consistent performers. Almoonqith hit the line well for sixth in the Melbourne Cup last Tuesday and has been included in 2016 Sandown Cup nominations; a race he won in…

2016 Ladbrokes Sandown Guineas Nominations

2016 Ladbrokes Sandown Guineas Nominations

Fifteen runners have been included in 2016 Sandown Guineas nominations; highlighted by the pending appearance of some of the season’s best three-year-olds at Ladbrokes Park (Sandown) on Saturday. Godolphin colt Morton’s Fork has produced a number of smart efforts through three spring starts so far, and has been included in 2016 Sandown Guineas nominations. Posting…

Almandin Leads 2016 Zipping Classic Nominations

Almandin Leads 2016 Zipping Classic Nominations

Fifteen stayers have been included in 2016 Zipping Classic nominations; highlighted by the pending appearance of some of the Spring Carnival’s standout performers including Melbourne Cup winner Almandin. Almandin has been a strong and consistent performer throughout his entire racing career so far but has undoubtedly returned to racing in career-best form this time. Placing…

Four for Appleby in 2016 Moonee Valley Gold Cup Nominations

Four for Appleby in 2016 Moonee Valley Gold Cup Nominations

Some of the 2016 Spring Carnival’s standout stayers are poised to line up at Moonee Valley Racecourse this weekend after twenty-five Moonee Valley Gold Cup nominations were taken on Monday morning. The Moonee Valley Gold Cup often attracts runners targeting the Melbourne Cup and that trend has continued in 2016, with the likes of Excess…

2016 Crystal Mile Nominations Feature Abbey Marie

2016 Crystal Mile Nominations Feature Abbey Marie

2016 Crystal Mile nominations have been taken and released, and twenty-four runners subsequently remain in contention for a position in a capacity field of fourteen at Moonee Valley Racecourse on Saturday. Abbey Marie has not been seen at the races since breaking through for a maiden win at the highest level in autumn, but the…

Seaburge Headlines 2016 Moonee Valley Vase Nominations

Seaburge Headlines 2016 Moonee Valley Vase Nominations

Twenty-four three-year-olds have been included in nominations for Saturday’s 2016 Group 2 Moonee Valley Vase (2040m), including several previous winners at the highest level of Australian racing. Sacred Elixir was unable to overcome a tough run in transit when eight in the Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas (1600m) a fortnight ago, but will be given the opportunity…

Sir John Monash Stakes Nominations

Sir John Monash Stakes Nominations

Sixteen runners have been included in nominations for the Group 3 Sir John Monash Stakes (1100m); highlighted by the pending appearance of a number of exciting sprinters at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday. Lord Of The Sky is a proven performer over the course and distance, and has been included in 2016 Sir John Monash Stakes nominations…