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2015 Cap D’Antibes Stakes Betting: Petits Filous Odds-On Favourite

2015 Cap D’Antibes Stakes Betting: Petits Filous Odds-On Favourite

Ciaron Maher’s undefeated daughter of Street Boss Petits Filous is the odds-on favourite to retain her flawless record with another win this weekend in the Cap D’Antibes Stakes 2015 at Flemington Racecourse. Opening the Makybe Diva Stakes Day card in Melbourne on Saturday, the $120,000 Listed Cap D’Antibes Stakes (1100m) jumps at 12:25pm (AEST) and…

Chautauqua Leads 2015 McEwen Stakes Nominations

Chautauqua Leads 2015 McEwen Stakes Nominations

The Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes-trained TJ Smith Stakes winner Chautauqua is the headline nomination for the McEwen Stakes 2015 at Moonee Valley Racecourse this weekend. The key support race on the Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes Day program, this year’s $200,000 Group 2 Mitty’s McEwen Stakes (1000m) has attracted a bumper 22 nominations. A…

Quezette Stakes 2015 Option for Stream Ahead

Quezette Stakes 2015 Option for Stream Ahead

A Group 3 run in the 2015 Quezette Stakes in mid-August could be on the agenda should promising young filly Stream Ahead perform well first-up at Moonee Valley this weekend according to her trainer Doug Harrison. The Cranbourne-based Harrison has his daughter of Dane Shadow, turning three on Saturday, engaged in the first at Moonee…

Thurlow Strengthens Diamond Claim with 2015 Chairman’s Stakes Victory

Thurlow Strengthens Diamond Claim with 2015 Chairman’s Stakes Victory

Robert Smerdon could soon have two Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) favourites in his stable after two-year-old filly Thurlow won the Group 3 Chairman’s Stakes (1000m) at Sandown on Saturday. Fontiton has been his best chance in the $1 million race since winning the Group 3 Blue Diamond Fillies Preview (1000m) last month but…

Thurlow Could Bypass Blue Diamond for Breeders Stakes 2015

Thurlow Could Bypass Blue Diamond for Breeders Stakes 2015

Knowing his best chance of 2015 Blue Diamond Stakes success lies in Fontiton, local horseman Robert Smerdon may opt to bypass the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival Group 1 and target the Breeders Stakes with fellow filly Thurlow instead. Undefeated Turffontein filly Fontition won the Inglis Banner by six lengths on debut in late October before…

2015 Chairman’s Stakes Betting Update

2015 Chairman’s Stakes Betting Update

Nine two-year-old horses are set to contest the Group 3 Chairman’s Stakes (1000m) at Sandown Racecourse on Saturday in a bid to earn a place in the field for the Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) in three weeks’ time. Five of the juveniles are offering single figure odds in the betting market at ,…

Parcel in Top Form Ahead of 2015 Chairman’s Stakes

Parcel in Top Form Ahead of 2015 Chairman’s Stakes

Wez Hunter’s Parcel was one of nine two-year-olds that featured in the Group 3 Chairman’s Stakes (1000m) final field on Wednesday. This may have surprised some racing fans considering the filly was last seen rearing and dumping apprentice jockey Chris Parnham at Moonee Valley last Friday before running loose for roughly five minutes. However renowned…

29 Nominations Taken for 2015 Chairman’s Stakes

29 Nominations Taken for 2015 Chairman’s Stakes

There’s no risk of the Group 3 Chairman’s Stakes (1000m) being anything but a maximum capacity race after 29 nominations were accepted on Monday. This is the last chance for many of the two-year-olds to earn their place in the field for the Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) on February 28. It is the ideal…

Blue Diamond Bound Parcel Lines up at the Valley

Blue Diamond Bound Parcel Lines up at the Valley

Mornington-based trainer Wez Hunter admits he’ll be disappointed if his 2015 Blue Diamond Stakes-bound filly Parcel gets beaten in her second career run at Moonee Valley this Friday night. The Beneteau two-year-old made a big impression on her debut back on December 21 when at Bendigo she scored a super speedy win in the $175,000…

2015 Blue Diamond Fillies Preview Field: Fontiton in Barrier 5

2015 Blue Diamond Fillies Preview Field: Fontiton in Barrier 5

Early Blue Diamond favourite Fontiton has come up trumps with a nice barrier five draw for the Blue Diamond Fillies Preview 2015 at Sandown-Hillside this Monday on Australia Day. A $4.80 chance at in their futures Blue Diamond Stakes odds for the $1 million Group 1 at Caulfield on February 28, Robert Smerdon’s Turffontein filly…