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2016 Grafton Cup Field and Barrier Draw

2016 Grafton Cup Field and Barrier Draw

A classy field of fifteen runners has been confirmed for Thursday’s featured 2016 Grafton Cup (2350m); highlighted by the inclusion of some of the winter’s standout stayers. Leading trainer Chris Waller will have a representative in the feature race, after confirming Index Linked in the 2016 Grafton Cup field. Index Linked has posted a commendable…

Tarzino Ready for 2016 Rosehill Guineas

Tarzino Ready for 2016 Rosehill Guineas

Trainer Mick Price has been understandably thrilled with the form and class displayed by Tarzino this season but concedes the colt faces a tough task in Saturday’s Group 1 Rosehill Guineas (2000m), in what will be the colt’s first interstate trip. The standout performer for Price through the recent Spring Carnival, Tarzino returned this time…

July Sprint Tips and Betting Preview

July Sprint Tips and Betting Preview

Seven talented sprinters have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s July Sprint (1100m) at Canterbury Racecourse; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Brook Road ($2.60) is yet to find much of a consistent run of form through her four competitive starts this…

15 In Tulloch Stakes Nominations

15 In Tulloch Stakes Nominations

The 2015 Tulloch Stakes nominations have been extended after 15 gallopers were included in the initial entries for the Group 2 event that will be held at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday. Merion is easily the highest-rated horse in the 2015 Tulloch Stakes nominations and will be having his first race start in Sydney after racing…

Will Silent Achiever Return to the Winner’s Circle in the Cox Plate?

Will Silent Achiever Return to the Winner’s Circle in the Cox Plate?

A standout performer in major Group 1 events in both New Zealand and Australia through autumn, classy mare Silent Achiever will be seeking an impressive fifth victory at the highest level of racing when lining up for the featured Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley on Saturday. Securing a commendable record of ten…

2014 George Main Stakes: Sacred Falls Is The Winner

2014 George Main Stakes: Sacred Falls Is The Winner

Sacred Falls maintained his outstanding record over the Royal Randwick mile with a strong victory in the 2014 George Main Stakes this afternoon. Sacred Falls started his 2014 Spring Racing Carnival campaign with fourth place finishes in both the Group 2 Warwick Stakes (1400m) and Group 2 Chelmsford Stakes (1600m) and had been set to…

Merion Wins 2014 Living Legends Stakes

Merion Wins 2014 Living Legends Stakes

Lining up for without doubt his toughest task to date at Flemington Racecourse this afternoon, exciting three-year-old Merion has well and truly risen to the occasion, displaying a keen turn of foot to win the Listed Living Legends Stakes (1400m) in a photo finish. Jumping from the gates well, the O’reilly gelding settled well within…

Waller Happy With Barrier Trial Efforts

Waller Happy With Barrier Trial Efforts

Chris Waller dominated the opening barrier trial at Rosehill Gardens this morning and the leading Sydney trainer was happy with the effort of his five horses. Waller had Kencella, Sacred Falls, Hawkspur, Boban and Foreteller in the barrier trial over 900 metres and they all worked home fairly within being asked for an extra effort to…

Sacred Falls Set To Resume In Memsie Stakes

Sacred Falls Set To Resume In Memsie Stakes

Trainer Chris Waller has revealed that Sacred Falls is set to resume in the Group 1 Memsie Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on August 30 and could be joined in the race by some of his talented stablemates. Sacred Falls returned to his best form during the 2014 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival, taking out the Group 1…

Melbourne Cup Confirmed Target for Silent Achiever

Melbourne Cup Confirmed Target for Silent Achiever

New Zealand-based trainer Roger James has confirmed stable star and talented stayer Silent Achiever will be set on a path towards the major Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) on the first Tuesday of November this year. Having prepared the O’reilly mare for a tilt at Australia’s headline race through the spring of 2013, James was…