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2016 Sydney Cup Nominations: Eight for Waller

2016 Sydney Cup Nominations: Eight for Waller

Leading horseman Chris Waller will shoot for his third Sydney Cup success in 2016 nominating for eight stayers in the Royal Randwick classic on Day 2 of The Championships on April 9. One of four elite level Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival races held on Queen Elizabeth Stakes Day, this year’s $2 million Group 1 Schweppes…

Up Cups Gets Up to Win 2016 Hobart Cup

Up Cups Gets Up to Win 2016 Hobart Cup

A rejuvenated Up Cups continued a gun run of Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival form on Monday afternoon to hand his Seven Mile Beach-based trainer David Brunton with a maiden Hobart Cup success. Only a year ago Brunton and connections were looking at retiring Helike five-year-old Up Cups, but in a remarkable return to form over…

Top Weight Leads 2016 Hobart Cup Betting Odds

Top Weight Leads 2016 Hobart Cup Betting Odds

Despite being forced to carry the top weight in Monday’s Hobart Cup 2016, the Peter Moody-trained Victorian raider Metaphorical is installed as the favourite for the latest Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival feature. Running as Hobart Race 7 at 4:35pm (local time) on Monday afternoon, this year’s $200,000 Hobart Cup (2400m) features a final field of…

Metaphorical Tops 2016 Hobart Cup Field

Metaphorical Tops 2016 Hobart Cup Field

Peter Moody’s visiting Victorian stayer Metaphorical headlines the Hobart Cup 2016 final acceptances for Monday’s Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival feature. Set to run as Hobart Race 7 at 4:35pm (local time), this summer’s $200,000 Group 3 Hobart Cup (2400m) has attracted a field of 15 gallopers. Drawn wide in gate 14 for jockey Damien Oliver…

Vilanova Heads 2016 Hobart Cup Nominations & Weights

Vilanova Heads 2016 Hobart Cup Nominations & Weights

Chris Waller’s Sydney-trained galloper Vilanova is the top-rated and weighted nomination for Tasmania’s Hobart Cup 2016 on Monday, February 8. The Commands five-year-old is one of a bumper 28 early entries taken for this summer’s $200,000 Group 3 Hobart Cup (2400m). A veteran of 40-starts already, Vilanova is yet to race in Tasmanian and was…

Jiayuguan Tops 2015 Christmas Cup Odds

Jiayuguan Tops 2015 Christmas Cup Odds

John Thompson’s mile and a half specialist Jiayuguan is favourite to continue her ace 2400m record when she lines-up over the distance at Randwick Racecourse in the Christmas Cup 2015 this Saturday. Eleven stayers are left to do battle in the $100,000 Listed Avijohn Contracting Christmas Cup (2400m) on Villiers Stakes Day this weekend after…

Instrumentalist Heads 2015 Christmas Cup Field

Instrumentalist Heads 2015 Christmas Cup Field

Chris Waller’s former Mornington Cup winning import Instrumentalist shoots for his first win in over a year leading the field and weights for Saturday’s Christmas Cup 2015 at Randwick Racecourse. Set to run as Villiers Stakes Day Race 5 at 3:05pm (AEST), this summer’s $100,000 Listed Avijohn Contracting Christmas Cup (2400m) features a final field…

2015 Christmas Cup Nominations: Three for Waller

2015 Christmas Cup Nominations: Three for Waller

Last year’s winning trainer Chris Waller has three early entries in his attempt to take out Saturday’s Christmas Cup 2015 at Randwick Racecourse and go back-to-back in the Villiers Stakes Day feature. Nominations for this year’s $100,000 Listed Christmas Cup (2400m) have been extended until 11am (AEST) on Tuesday after Racing NSW took just 13…

2015 Queensland Derby Form Guide & Betting Preview

2015 Queensland Derby Form Guide & Betting Preview

Three Group 1 races headline the Doomben action on Saturday including the Queensland Derby 2015, a detailed form guide and betting analysis for the three-year-olds’ classic found right here. Set to run as the seventh on Stradbroke Handicap Day at 2:57pm (AEST), there are two notable early scratchings from this year’s $600,000 Group 1 Channel…

Cassidy Misses 2015 Stradbroke Handicap Day

Cassidy Misses 2015 Stradbroke Handicap Day

Evergreen veteran hoop Jim Cassidy will miss out on a ride this Stradbroke Handicap Day 2015 at Doomben Racecourse due to injury. The Hall of Fame jockey tore his hamstring at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday and won’t be back in action this Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival needing at least three weeks to recover. It is…