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2014 Cox Plate First Option for Puccini

2014 Cox Plate First Option for Puccini

Last season’s champion New Zealand three-year-old Puccini is being earmarked for a Cox Plate 2014 campaign down under this spring with trainer Peter McKay naming the Caulfield Cup as the back-up plan. Winner of the Group 1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) at Ellerslie back in March, Encosta De Lago stallion Puccini travelled down under for…

Kiwi Record Suits Silent Achiever in Underwood Stakes 2014

Kiwi Record Suits Silent Achiever in Underwood Stakes 2014

Recent history works in favour of Roger James’s visiting New Zealand mare Silent Achiever in Saturday’s 2014 Underwood Stakes who is looking to become the fourth Kiwi-trained winner of the Caulfield classic in as many years. The four-time Group 1 winning daughter of O’Reilly is one of 25 nominations for this year’s $400,000 Group 1…

2014 Cox Plate Campaign for Cauthen

2014 Cox Plate Campaign for Cauthen

Set to return from a lengthy injury-enforced injury shortly, Andrew Campbell’s Kiwi colt Cauthen will look to emulate fellow New Zealander Ocean Park with a Cox Plate 2014 victory this spring. Like the Gary Hennessy-trained Ocean Park two years ago, Cauthen will kick off their campaign at Hastings in at the end of August racing…

2013 Cox Plate Form Guide & Betting Analysis

2013 Cox Plate Form Guide & Betting Analysis

The race every fan and punter around the country is keen for this weekend is of course the Cox Plate 2013 at Moonee Valley on Saturday, an insider form guide analysis and betting preview for which can be found below. Scheduled as Moonee Valley Race 10 at 5:40pm (AEST), this year’s $3 million Group 1…

Fawkner Leads 2013 Tramway Stakes Betting

Fawkner Leads 2013 Tramway Stakes Betting

Lloyd Williams-owned Fawkner is the new favourite in the 2013 Group 3 Tramway Stakes (1400m) betting market after Norzita was withdrawn from the race due to injury. Norzita was the clear favourite for the race that will be run at Royal Randwick on Saturday but she was ruled out of the remainder of the 2013…

Ocean Park Primed for 2013 Dubai World Cup Night Task

Ocean Park Primed for 2013 Dubai World Cup Night Task

Cox Plate winner Ocean Park is thriving in Dubai ahead of the US$5 million Dubai Duty Free (1800m) which will take place as part of the Dubai World Cup night program this weekend. Trainer Gary Hennessy said the star entire has settled in well to his new surrounds ahead of the race which is set to…

Ocean Park to kick of Dubai Campaign at Home

Ocean Park to kick of Dubai Campaign at Home

Quarantine complications have forced Ocean Park trainer Gary Hennessy to change autumn plans for the Cox Plate winner and he will now kick off his campaign in his home country of New Zealand. Hennessy had originally planned to give the multiple Group 1 winner a lead-up in Dubai ahead of the Group 1 Dubai Duty…

No Melbourne Cup 2012 for Mackinnon Stakes Winner Alcopop

No Melbourne Cup 2012 for Mackinnon Stakes Winner Alcopop

The final race offering a 2012 Melbourne Cup ballot exemption to the winner has been run and won at Flemington Racecourse this afternoon with a former Melbourne Cup favourite taking out the $1 million Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes (2000m), evergreen eight-year-old Alcopop showing they still had improvement in them despite their age. Racing at their…

Mackinnon Stakes 2012 Runners Chase Melbourne Cup Ballot Exemption

Mackinnon Stakes 2012 Runners Chase Melbourne Cup Ballot Exemption

The Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes is set to run at Flemington Racecourse today November 3, 2012. With the winner gaining automatic entry into the 2012 Melbourne Cup, all eight Mackinnon Stakes runners will be gunning for victory. While race favourite Ocean Park has not been aimed at the 2012 Melbourne Cup, the likes of Back…

Victoria Derby Day 2012 Best Bets & Tips

Victoria Derby Day 2012 Best Bets & Tips

This afternoon Melbourne’s Flemington Racecourse will be host to the opening Melbourne Cup Carnival meeting – 2012 Victoria Derby Day – and to help you clean out the bookies today below are our Derby Day Best Bets & Tips telling you which horses to back and which to give the sack! Lay of the Day…