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Waterhouse Hopes for 8th Epsom Handicap

Waterhouse Hopes for 8th Epsom Handicap

This Saturday Gai Waterhouse will vie for her incredible eighth victory in the Epsom Handicap at Royal Randwick, the high attrition rate for the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival feature leading her to a possible three pronged attack on the classic. Waterhouse is expected to be represented by three lightweight chances in the $500,000 Group 1…

2013 Shannon Stakes Betting Tips

2013 Shannon Stakes Betting Tips

While the Group 1 action of the weekend takes place in Melbourne on Friday night and Sunday, punters will still be flocking to Sydney’s Rosehill Racecourse this Saturday for the Shannon Stakes 2013– betting tips for which are detailed below. A handicap clash for middle distance gallopers eyeing a run in Saturday week’s $500,000 Group…

Your Honour Dominates 2013 Shannon Stakes Odds

Your Honour Dominates 2013 Shannon Stakes Odds

Racing in Sydney this Saturday is headlined by two Group 2 features, one of which is the Shannon Stakes 2013 where the Greg Eurell-trained improver Your Honour is installed at the top of the odds for the middle distance gallop. Due to jump at 4:47pm (AEST) as Rosehill Race 7 this year’s $175,000 Group 2…

Shannon Stakes 2013 Field Features Hosting

Shannon Stakes 2013 Field Features Hosting

Greg Eurell’s talented four-year-old Hosting will step up to Group class for the first time since being gelded when taking on a smart field in the 2013 Shannon Stakes in Sydney on Saturday. The 2013 Epsom Handicap-bound son of Host is one of 12 gallopers making up the field for Rosehill’s $175,000 Group 2 Ascend…

Epsom Hopes Head 2013 Shannon Stakes Nominations

Epsom Hopes Head 2013 Shannon Stakes Nominations

While the weekend’s Group 1 racing action takes place solely in Melbourne this weekend, Sydney’s Rosehill Gardens will still be host to some quality events including the Shannon Stakes 2013 for Epsom Handicap hopefuls. Nominations for the $175,000 Group 2 Shannon Stakes (1500m) have been extended until 11:00am (AEST) on Tuesday but there are currently…

2013 Cameron Handicap Nominations Feature Epsom Handicap Hopes

2013 Cameron Handicap Nominations Feature Epsom Handicap Hopes

Nominations are now out for the three majors running in Sydney’s two-day Newcastle Cup Carnival next week including those for Wednesday’s $150,000 Group 3 Cameron Handicap (1500m). A handicap race often used by gallopers heading towards some of the bigger Sydney Spring Racing Carnival features including the $500,000 Group 1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) at Royal…

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…

Victoria Derby Form Guide 2012 & Betting Preview

Victoria Derby Form Guide 2012 & Betting Preview

This Saturday the 2012 Victoria Derby is set to take place at Flemington Racecourse as the marquee race on the opening Melbourne Cup Carnival meeting and with a history of upsets in the three-year-olds’ classic below is the Races.com.au’s exclusive Victoria Derby form and betting guide to help you back the winner. Due to run…

It’s A Dundeel Still 2012 Victoria Derby Betting Favourite

It’s A Dundeel Still 2012 Victoria Derby Betting Favourite

Murray Baker’s previously undefeated youngster It’s A Dundeel remains at the top of the Victoria Derby 2012 odds for this Saturday’s showdown despite suffering a shock loss in a Cox Plate Day boil-over on the weekend. The High Chaparral colt went into the Group 2 Moonee Valley Vase (2040m) unbeaten with a perfect five-from-five record…

It’s A Dundeel Leads 2012 Victoria Derby First Acceptances

It’s A Dundeel Leads 2012 Victoria Derby First Acceptances

First acceptances for next month’s Victoria Derby 2012 were taken by Racing Victoria today with Murray Baker’s flying Kiwi galloper It’s A Dundeel the highest-rated of the 24 three-year-olds still in contention for the Melbourne Cup Carnival classic. The number of hopefuls heading towards the $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington…