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Capacity 2017 Winter Championship Series Final Field Released

Capacity 2017 Winter Championship Series Final Field Released

A full line-up of winter milers will take to the Flemington track on Saturday in the Winter Championship Series Final 2017 as part of the bumper nine-race Finals Day program. Running as Flemington Race 7 at 3:30pm (AEST), this season’s $150,000 Listed VRC-CRV Winter Championship Series Final (1600m) has attracted 16 starters plus an emergency…

Kenjorwood Tops 2016 Kilmore Cup Field & Weights

Kenjorwood Tops 2016 Kilmore Cup Field & Weights

The Darren Weir-trained Kenjorwood is set to carry top weight in Sunday’s Kilmore Cup 2016 field in inland Victoria as he looks for his first win since the winter. A seven-year-old son of Snippetson, Kenjorwood is one of a capacity field of milers engaged in this year’s $130,000 Listed Kilmore Cup (1600m) which runs one…

Royal Rapture Tops 2016 Balaklava Cup Field & Weights

Royal Rapture Tops 2016 Balaklava Cup Field & Weights

Royal Rapture is the highest-rated and weighted of the milers accepted for the Balaklava Cup 2016 field in South Australia this Wednesday. An early highlight of the Adelaide Spring Racing Carnival, this season’s $100,000 Listed The Advertiser Newspapers Balaklava Cup (1600m) drew a capacity field of 16 starters plus the full six emergencies. Running as…

2016 VRC-CRV Winter Championship Final Tips

2016 VRC-CRV Winter Championship Final Tips

Fourteen talented runners have been confirmed to line up for Saturday’s Listed VRC-CRV Winter Championship Final (1600m) at Flemington Racecourse; a race that arguably offers punters the best value for money of any race in Melbourne this weekend. Macedon Lodge runner Chance To Dance ($4.40) is yet to find peak condition this time but interestingly…

Jacquinot Bay Heads 2016 Winter Championship Series Final Field

Jacquinot Bay Heads 2016 Winter Championship Series Final Field

The David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-trained veteran miler Jacquinot Bay is out to extend his winning streak to three on the trot when lining up as top weight in Saturday’s Winter Championship Series Final 2016 at Flemington Racecourse. Due to run as Flemington Race 7 at 3:30pm (AEST) on Finals Day, this year’s $150,000 Listed…

2016 Winter Championship Series Final Run for Iggimacool

2016 Winter Championship Series Final Run for Iggimacool

Robert Smerdon’s in-form mare Iggimacool is a dual nominee for Flemington’s Finals Day meeting in Melbourne on Saturday but is likely to try her luck in the Winter Championship Series Final 2016. Her Caulfield-based trainer Smerdon has the five-year-old daughter of Savoire Vivre nominated for both the $120,000 Leilani Series Final (1400m) for mares-only as…

Java Primed for Kevin Heffernan Stakes

Java Primed for Kevin Heffernan Stakes

Trainer Lee Freedman is thrilled with the condition of Java despite a lacklustre performance last start, and is confident the conditions of Saturday’s Group 3 Kevin Heffernan Stakes (1300m) at Sandown will play directly into the four-year-old’s strengths. Java has only finished outside the first three a handful of times since first appearing on course…

2015 Toorak Handicap Bid Still on For Noble Protector

2015 Toorak Handicap Bid Still on For Noble Protector

A Group 1 assignment next month on Caulfield Guineas Day in the Toorak Handicap 2015 is still on the agenda for Robert Smerdon’s mare Noble Protector despite her failed first-up effort last weekend. The six-year-old daughter of Haafhd kicked off her Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival bid at Flemington on Makybe Diva Stakes Day in the…

Raphael’s Cat Genuine Run To The Rose 2015 Hope

Raphael’s Cat Genuine Run To The Rose 2015 Hope

Gai Waterhouse has a high opinion of both her horse and his hoop in this Saturday’s 2015 The Run To The Rose with Raphael’s Cat to be ridden by “brilliant young rider” Adam Hyeronimus. Waterhouse is putting her faith in Hyeronimus at Rosehill Gardens this weekend rewarding the up-and-coming jockey with two exciting rides on…

2015 Memsie Stakes Nominations Feature Fawkner

2015 Memsie Stakes Nominations Feature Fawkner

Former Caulfield Cup winner Fawkner is one of a host of star gallopers nominated to face off in the season’s opening Group 1 race when the Memsie Stakes 2015 takes centre stage in Melbourne on the weekend. The headline event at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday, the $400,000 Group 1 New Zealand Bloodstock Memsie Stakes (1400m)…