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2017 Mackay Cup Field: Old Smokey Best Local Hope

2017 Mackay Cup Field: Old Smokey Best Local Hope

A quality line-up of country gallopers will take to the track at Ooralea Racecourse on Saturday in the Mackay Cup 2017 field including Trinity Bannon’s local hope Old Smokey. The most prestigious race conducted by the Mackay Turf Club annually, this year’s $75,000 Mackay Cup (1800m) is set to run as Race 7 at 3:49pm…

Craiglea Deken Leads 2017 Mackay Cup Nominations

Craiglea Deken Leads 2017 Mackay Cup Nominations

Krystle Johnston’s flying four-year-old Craiglea Deken is the standout galloper among the Mackay Cup 2017 nominations for the North Queensland feature race this Saturday. Ooralea Racecourse comes to life on the weekend with the Mackay Turf Club hosting their biggest race meeting of the year headlined by this year’s edition of the $75,000 Mackay Cup…

2015 Victoria Derby Form Guide & Betting Preview

2015 Victoria Derby Form Guide & Betting Preview

The best three-year-old stayers of the season face off at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday in the Victoria Derby 2015, a detailed form guide analysis and betting preview for the Melbourne Cup Carnival classic found below. Running as Flemington Race 7 at 3:50pm (AEST) this year’s $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) features a…

2015 Victoria Derby Barrier Draw: Tarzino in 10

2015 Victoria Derby Barrier Draw: Tarzino in 10

Mick Price is confident his colt Tarzino can overcome the favourites’ hoodoo in Saturday’s Victoria Derby 2015 after drawing what he believes is a gun gate with barrier 10 in the Flemington feature. The barrier draw for Saturday’s capacity field in the $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) took place on Wednesday morning,…

Bantam Figures Out His 2015 Blue Diamond Chances

Bantam Figures Out His 2015 Blue Diamond Chances

Two-year-old colt Bantam will get a chance to atone for his misstep in the Group 3 Maribyrnong Plate (1000m) last time out this Saturday as he runs for just the second time of his career in the ADAPT Australia Handicap (1000m) at Moonee Valley. The colt’s trainer John O’Shea will also get the chance to…