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2017 Australian Cup Aim for Railway Winner Scales Of Justice

2017 Australian Cup Aim for Railway Winner Scales Of Justice

Casuarina-based trainer Lindsey Smith believes an Australian Cup 2017 run and subsequent move to Melbourne could be on the cards for his Railway Stakes winner Scales Of Justice. Over the weekend the in-form four-year-old son of Not A Single Doubt posted his third win on the trot taking out the Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m)…

Oliver To Ride Real Love In Railway Stakes

Oliver To Ride Real Love In Railway Stakes

Leading hoop Damien Oliver has been booked to ride Real Love in the 2015 Railway Stakes at Ascot on Saturday. Real Love stamped herself as a horse to follow when she took out the Group 3 Queen’s Cup (2200m) at Ascot on December 6 and she claimed the Listed Western Australia St Leger Stakes (2100m)…

Can Admire Rakti Win The Caulfield Cup For Japan?

Can Admire Rakti Win The Caulfield Cup For Japan?

Japanese stayer Admire Rakti will make his Australian racing debut in the 2014 Caulfield Cup on Saturday and he is rated one of the leading chances in the Group 1 event. Admire Rakti was touted as a possible Caulfield Cup/Melbourne Cup contender last year, but connections opted against making the trip to Australia, but they…

Oliver Offered Best Chance of Australian Cup Glory on Fiorente

Oliver Offered Best Chance of Australian Cup Glory on Fiorente

Having partnered star stayer Fiorente to two wins from as many starts including the 2013 Melbourne Cup (3200m) and Group 2 Peter Young Stakes (1800m) first-up in February, champion jockey Damien Oliver is confident of success in this weekend’s Australian Cup (2000m); a race that had so far eluded his otherwise glittering career. Having contested…

Melbourne Cup Winner Gets 58kg in Caulfield Cup 2011 Weights

Melbourne Cup Winner Gets 58kg in Caulfield Cup 2011 Weights

Defending Melbourne Cup winner Americain has, as expected, been installed as the 2011 Caulfield Cup top-weight with 58 kilograms when handicaps for the $2.5 million Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival feature were released by Racing Victoria today. Racing Victoria’s chief handicapper Greg Carpenter earlier this week confirmed the Alain De Royer Dupre-trained Americain would sit at…

Americain to Top Caulfield Cup 2011 Weights not Odds

Americain to Top Caulfield Cup 2011 Weights not Odds

Defending Melbourne Cup winner Americain will be handed the heaviest allocation when 2011 Caulfield Cup weights are released on Tuesday, August 30, according to Racing Victoria’s chief handicapper Greg Carpenter. For the first time in Australian racing history weights for the $2.5 million Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m), to run on October 22, will be…