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Lizard Island Primed for CS Hayes Stakes Return

Lizard Island Primed for CS Hayes Stakes Return

Lizard Island was a strong and consistent performer through the recent Spring Carnival, and trainer Pat Hyland is confident the three-year-old is primed for a strong first-up performance in Saturday’s Group 3 CS Hayes Stakes (1400m) at Flemington. Posting one wins and six minors through his nine career starts so far, Lizard Island immediately stamped…

2016 CS Hayes Stakes Betting Odds & Tips

2016 CS Hayes Stakes Betting Odds & Tips

This Saturday in Melbourne the CS Hayes Stakes 2016 features a class field of Australian Guineas types, betting odds and tips for the Flemington showdown detailed below. There are a dozen three-year-old colts and geldings facing off in this year’s $150,000 Group 3 CS Hayes Stakes (1400m), which runs as Race 6 at 3:25pm (local)…

Lizard Island Leads 2016 CS Hayes Stakes Nominations

Lizard Island Leads 2016 CS Hayes Stakes Nominations

Pat Hyland’s returning Caulfield Guineas runner-up Lizard Island is the highest-rated nomination taken for the CS Hayes Stakes 2016 on Black Caviar Lightning Day at Flemington Racecourse this weekend. One of the key support races on the card, this year’s $150,000 Group 3 CS Hayes Stakes (1400m) has attracted 16 three-year-old colts and geldings at…

Lizard Island Primed for Australian Guineas Campaign

Lizard Island Primed for Australian Guineas Campaign

Trainer Pat Hyland has been thrilled with the benefit stable star Lizard Island has taken from his time away from racing and has revealed the three-year-old is in great condition ahead of his 2016 Australian Guineas campaign. Lizard Island was undoubtedly the most underrated three-year-old of the recent Spring Carnival, but stamped himself as one…

2016 Manfred Stakes First-Up for Bon Aurum

2016 Manfred Stakes First-Up for Bon Aurum

Ciaron Maher’s returning Australian Guineas hope Bon Aurum will kick off his Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival campaign this weekend at Caulfield Racecourse in the Manfred Stakes 2016. One of two features on the Caulfield card for Saturday, this year’s $150,000 Group 3 Manfred Stakes (1200m) attracted a bumper 20 nominations including Price’s Bon Hoffa colt…

Weaker Autumn Guineas Target for Lizard Island

Weaker Autumn Guineas Target for Lizard Island

Cranbourne’s Pat Hyland will find the weaker of the two autumn Group 1 Guineas races for three-year-old Lizard Island next month to decide whether he runs in the Randwick or Flemington feature. Sydney and Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival scheduling for 2016 sees the $1 million Group 1 Randwick Guineas (1600m) and the Group 1 Australian…

Australian Guineas The Long-Term Target For Lizard Island

Australian Guineas The Long-Term Target For Lizard Island

The 2016 Australian Guineas is the long-term goal for Lizard Island, but trainer Pat Hyland has revealed that he would not hesitate to send the talented colt to Sydney for the 2016 Royal Randwick Guineas. Lizard Island was set to the spelling paddock following the Group 1 Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington on October 31, but Hyland…

Gate One Not Great for Gredington in 2015 Sandown Guineas

Gate One Not Great for Gredington in 2015 Sandown Guineas

Cranbourne trainer Pat Hyland admits the inside alley in Saturday’s Sandown Guineas 2015 on Zipping Classic Day is far from ideal for his hopeful Gredington who chases a maiden black-type win. Fifteen three-year-olds make up the field for this year’s $250,000 Group 2 Sandown Guineas (1600m), with Hyland’s runner jumping from barrier one with Craig…

2015 Victoria Derby Betting Update

2015 Victoria Derby Betting Update

The headline of the four Group 1 races running at Flemington Racecourse today for the opening Melbourne Cup Carnival meeting is the Victoria Derby 2015 for three-year-olds, the full field of 16 starters still in the mix with only the emergency running coming out of the line-up. Due to run as Flemington Race 7 at…

2015 Victoria Derby Betting Tips

2015 Victoria Derby Betting Tips

The feature race on the opening Melbourne Cup Carnival meeting on the weekend at Flemington Racecourse is the Victoria Derby 2015, betting tips for the 2500m Group 1 for three-year-olds detailed below. There is a full field facing off in this year’s $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) including the Mick Price-trained favourite…