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Todman Stakes Next for Silver Slipper Winner Astern

Todman Stakes Next for Silver Slipper Winner Astern

Godolphin runner Astern has stamped himself as a serious 2016 Golden Slipper contender at Rosehill Gardens this afternoon; justifying his clear race favouritism to win the Group 2 Silver Slipper Stakes (1200m). Leading Sydney hoop Hugh Bowman was given the ride on Astern when regular rider James McDonald was confirmed to ride in Melbourne today,…

2016 Silver Slipper Stakes Betting: Astern Odds-On

2016 Silver Slipper Stakes Betting: Astern Odds-On

The John O’Shea-trained Golden Slipper Stakes fancy for next month Astern is the firming odds-on favourite for his second career run this weekend in Rosehill’s Silver Slipper Stakes 2016. A field of seven two-year-olds is engaged for this season’s $250,000 Group 2 Uvex Silver Slipper Stakes (1100m) including the Godolphin-raced Medaglia D’Oro colt Astern The…

Wonderful Story Heads 2016 Inglis Classic Betting

Wonderful Story Heads 2016 Inglis Classic Betting

Chris Waller’s unraced colt Wonderful Story is the firming favourite to win on debut this weekend in Sydney’s Inglis Classic 2016 at Royal Randwick Racecourse. The restricted feature is the richest race on the Breeders Classic Day card with a full field of 16, including emergency Dream Faith coming in for the scratched Deodara (15),…

Rampage Heads 2016 Inglis Classic Field & Barriers

Rampage Heads 2016 Inglis Classic Field & Barriers

The David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-trained Rampage is the top rated acceptor for the lucrative Inglis Classic 2016 this weekend in Sydney and has come up with barrier one in the Royal Randwick feature. Running as Randwick Race 5 at 3:05pm (AEDT) on the Breeders Classic Day card on Saturday, this season’s $250,000 Restricted Listed…

Canny Rocket Eyes Inglis Nursery Start

Canny Rocket Eyes Inglis Nursery Start

Sydney-based horseman Gerald Ryan is hoping his unraced youngster Canny Rocket can gain a start in the lucrative Inglis Nursery at Royal Randwick for his debut this weekend. Looking at setting up a satellite base in Melbourne early next year, Ryan is currently focused on his current summer crop racing at home ahead of a…