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Rothera reprieve after 2011 Eclipse Stakes at Sandown

Rothera reprieve after 2011 Eclipse Stakes at Sandown

bolter Rothera may have earned a Melbourne reprieve after winning Saturday’s 2011 Eclipse Stakes (1800m) on the Sandown Hillside. Trainer Peter Moody had all but given up on the former Queenslander believing he wasn’t measuring up to Melbourne racing. The 2011 Eclipse Stakes was going to be horses’s final chance. “I booked him on a…

2011 Eclipse Stakes Betting Tips & Form Guide Analysis

2011 Eclipse Stakes Betting Tips & Form Guide Analysis

Bringing the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival to a close for another year is Sandown Classic Day this Saturday, one of the key support races on the program being the Eclipse Stakes 2011 and below Races.com.au have done the form on this handicap feature to uncover the winning Eclipse Stakes betting tips. Eleven keen stayers are…

Eclipse Stakes 2011 Final Field – Sandown Classic Day Acceptances

Eclipse Stakes 2011 Final Field – Sandown Classic Day Acceptances

One of the four Group race features running at Sandown Racecourse to see out the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival this Saturday is the 2011 Eclipse Stakes which has drawn a final field of 11 gallopers. Due to jump at 4:50pm (AEDT) as Sandown Race 8, the $125,000 Group 3 Betfair Eclipse Stakes (1800m) is the…

Sandown Spring Carnival Nominations – Eclipse Stakes 2011

Sandown Spring Carnival Nominations – Eclipse Stakes 2011

The Melbourne spring racing action moves into its final phase at Sandown this Saturday with a bumper day of black-type racing scheduled, one of the features at the meeting being the 2011 Eclipse Stakes. One of four Group races on the Sandown race card, the $125,000 Group 3 Betfair Eclipse Stakes (1800m) has this year…

Emirates Stakes Day 2011 – Matriarch Stakes Final Field & Barriers

Emirates Stakes Day 2011 – Matriarch Stakes Final Field & Barriers

This Saturday Flemington Racecourse will host the last of the four exciting Melbourne Cup Carnival race days with Emirates Stakes Day to feature four Group races including the 2011 Matriarch Stakes for the older mares. Scheduled to run as Flemington Race 7 at 3:45pm (local time) on Saturday, the $300,000 Group 2 Matriarch Stakes (2000m)…

David Jones Cup Winner Foreteller to run in Mackinnon Stakes 2011

David Jones Cup Winner Foreteller to run in Mackinnon Stakes 2011

Ace Sydney horseman Chris Waller enjoyed a confidence boost heading into the big spring majors in Melbourne today as his promising four-year-old Foreteller pulled out a hard-fought, last-to-first victory in the $125,000 Group 3 David Jones Cup (2000m) earning a shot at the 2011 Mackinnon Stakeslater in the carnival. Drawn wide in gate 11, coming…

David Jones Cup 2011 Field Features Caulfield Cup Emergencies

David Jones Cup 2011 Field Features Caulfield Cup Emergencies

Two of the four emergency runners accepted for this Saturday’s Caulfield Cup 2011 field are more likely to run in one of the day’s other Group race features with Lucky Eighty Eight and Midnight Martini also paid up for in the $125,000 Group 3 David Jones Cup (2000m). Sitting as the second and fourth emergencies…

Queen of the South Stakes Draws Full Field

Queen of the South Stakes Draws Full Field

While Sydney’s Royal Randwick comes to life this Saturday for Doncaster Mile Day, Allan Scott Park Morphettville in Adelaide will also be host to a top meeting headlined by the $175,000 Group 3 Queen of the South Stakes (1600m). The 2011 Queen of the South Stakes has attracted a capacity field of 16 fillies and…

Nakaaya Wins The 2011 Sunline Stakes – Moonee Valley Race 6 Results

Nakaaya Wins The 2011 Sunline Stakes – Moonee Valley Race 6 Results

Nakaaya has been the surprise winner of the Group 2 Sunline Stakes at Moonee Valley in Race 6 tonight March 25, 2012. The four-year-old Tiger Hill mare jumped well from the barriers and settled in a prime position early on. Red Flair led the race from the beginning and rounded the home turn half a…

2011 Sunline Stakes – Final Field & Barrier Draw

2011 Sunline Stakes – Final Field & Barrier Draw

The Group 2 Sunline Stakes will run as Race 6 at Moonee Valley this Friday night March 25, 2011, and the final field and barrier draw for the race has now been released. The 1,600 metre Sunline Stakes is a standard weight-for-age race open to mares aged four-years-old and upwards. This year’s Sunline Stakes has…