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2017 July Sprint Tips and Betting Preview

2017 July Sprint Tips and Betting Preview

Seven horses remain in contention for Saturday’s July Sprint (1200m) at Royal Randwick; offering punters plenty of value from a betting perspective and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Felines remains an outright $3.70 favourite in 2017 July Sprint betting markets at , ahead of market mover Reldas ($4.80), That’s A Good Idea…

Felines Leads 2017 July Sprint Betting

Felines Leads 2017 July Sprint Betting

Only seven runners remain in contention for Saturday’s July Sprint (1100m) at Royal Randwick, but the depth of talent confirmed means that it is an open race from a betting perspective. Felines has produced a number of strong performances and results for Kris Lees this year and has firmed into outright $3.40 favouritism in 2017…

Sydney Back-Up Likely for Man Of His Word

Sydney Back-Up Likely for Man Of His Word

Trainer Bruce Hill has revealed that classy four-year-old Man Of His Word is likely to remain in Sydney and be tested over 1800m for the first time at Royal Randwick on Saturday afternoon. A strong and consistent performer for the Gold Coast horseman throughout much of his twenty-four career starts so far, Man Of His…

Chautauqua Likely to Return in The Shorts

Chautauqua Likely to Return in The Shorts

Co-trainer Michael Hawkes is thrilled with the condition of champion sprinter Chautauqua ahead of his Spring Carnival campaign that is likely to kick-off in the Group 2 The Shorts (1100m) at Royal Randwick on September 16th. A rising seven-year-old, Chautauqua appeared to have lost his trademark turn of foot when he worked to the line…

The Everest 2017 Still Definite Possibility for Caravaggio

The Everest 2017 Still Definite Possibility for Caravaggio

Sydney’s 2017 The Everest is still a definite possibility down under this spring for the Aidan O’Brien-trained European sprinter Caravaggio despite a loss at Newmarket over the weekend. Suffering his first career defeat, the Irish-trained son of Scat Daddy jumped the punters’ pick in the Group 1 Darley July Cup Stakes (1207m), but could only…

2017 Epsom Handicap Aim for Foxplay

2017 Epsom Handicap Aim for Foxplay

Chris Waller’s Queen Of The Turf Stakes winning filly Foxplay is back in work and tracking well towards a spring return where the Epsom Handicap 2017 will see her back in Group 1 company. A winner of five of her 13 career starts to date, the rising four-year-old daughter of Foxwedge lived up to her…

Houtzen Won’t Let The Everest 2017 Crew Down

Houtzen Won’t Let The Everest 2017 Crew Down

Gold Coast trainer Toby Edmonds is confident his gun filly Houtzen won’t let him or connections down when she takes on the world’s best sprinters this spring in the 2017 The Everest race. The $10 million The Everest (1200m) is a new weight-for-age feature running on October 14 at Royal Randwick, the Restricted feature introduced…

Chocante Out to Emulate Sire in Melbourne Cup 2017

Chocante Out to Emulate Sire in Melbourne Cup 2017

Progressive Kiwi stayer Chocante is on a 2017 Melbourne Cup mission down under this spring chasing a win in the world’s most famous two-mile handicap as his sire Shocking did back in 2009. Trained across the Tasman by the Cambridge-based Stephen Marsh, the rising five-year-old is set to race exclusively in Australia this coming prep….

Shinn Booked for 2017 The Everest Ride on English

Shinn Booked for 2017 The Everest Ride on English

Five horses have so far been confirmed for The Everest 2017 field this spring and now Blake Shinn has secured the first official mount in the $10 million feature on English. The Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained Group 1 winning mare was the fifth horse to earn a slot in the Restricted weight-for-age sprint that…

English Secures The Everest 2017 Slot

English Secures The Everest 2017 Slot

Tulloch Lodge-trained mare English has secured her spot in the 2017 The Everest field at Royal Randwick this October. Prepared by Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott, the Group 1 winning daughter of Encosta De Lago has been selected by a slot-holder to be their representative in the $10 million The Everest (1200m) on October 14….