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Pierro Heads 42 Cox Plate 2012 Second Acceptances

Pierro Heads 42 Cox Plate 2012 Second Acceptances

Undefeated three-year-old Pierro remains in contention for the 2012 Cox Plate next month having been paid up for at second declaration stage along with 41 other weight-for-age hopefuls. Today Racing Victoria released second acceptances for a number of the upcoming Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival majors including the $3 million Group 1 WS Cox Plate (2040m)…

Rekindled Alliance Dies from Heart Attack

Rekindled Alliance Dies from Heart Attack

Paul Messara’s multiple stakes placegetter Rekindled Alliance died yesterday after he suffered a heart attack following routine trackwork. It is devastating news for Messara who is currently in the UK preparing Ortensia for the Group 1 Nunthorpe at York this weekend. Messara took to twitter to express the sadness the stable is feeling following yesterday’s…

Fat Al Wins Frank Packer Plate 2012 – Queensland Derby Next Target

Fat Al Wins Frank Packer Plate 2012 – Queensland Derby Next Target

Race favourite Fat Al has continued his excellent run of form, producing a fourth consecutive victory in the Group 3 $125,000 2012 Frank Packer Plate (2000m) at Royal Randwick today. The Gai Waterhouse-trained gelding got out of the gates quickly and was able to lead for the entire race in his first start at 2000…

2012 Frank Packer Plate Betting Odds & Tips

2012 Frank Packer Plate Betting Odds & Tips

Gai Waterhouse’s flying Al Maher gelding Fat Al has opened the short priced favourite to win the Frank Packer Plate 2012 at Randwick’s Sydney Cup Day on Saturday, but can the youngster maintain their impressive form for another win? Running as Royal Randwick Race 2 at 1:04pm the $125,000 Group 3 Johnnie Walker Frank Packer…

Frank Packer Plate 2012 Field & Barriers – Sydney Cup Day

Frank Packer Plate 2012 Field & Barriers – Sydney Cup Day

Sydney Cup Day is shaping up as a beauty at Randwick on Saturday, the first of the six Group races on the card being the 2012 Frank Packer Plate for three-year-olds. Due to jump at 1:04pm as Royal Randwick Race 2, the $125,000 Group 3 Frank Packer Plate (2000m) has this year drawn a final…

2012 Frank Packer Plate Nominations & Weights

2012 Frank Packer Plate Nominations & Weights

One of the lower key features on a crack Sydney Cup Day program at Royal Randwick on Saturday is the Frank Packer Plate 2012, nominations for which were released by Racing NSW on Monday. While most eyes will be on the day’s four Group 1 features there is still plenty to like about the quality…

2012 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Nominations Released

2012 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Nominations Released

Last Saturday’s Doncaster Mile champion More Joyous has been named as one of the 12 official Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2012 nominations for Sydney Cup Day this Saturday, the race one of a quartet of elite level features running at the Royal Randwick meeting. In-form Sydney trainer Gai Waterhouse confirmed she would back her glamour mare…

Australian Derby 2012 – Betting Update

Australian Derby 2012 – Betting Update

With Rosehill Guineas runner-up Ocean Park this morning scratched from the 2012 Australian Derby, there has been plenty of movement in the markets ahead of the seventh race at Sydney today. Highly rated New Zealand filly Silent Achiever is currently the slight favourite, paying $2.80 ahead of Laser Hawk . The markets suggest it will…

2012 Australian Derby Form Guide in Two Words & Odds

2012 Australian Derby Form Guide in Two Words & Odds

The big race on a crack Royal Randwick program this Saturday is the Australian Derby 2012, and to help you pick the winning three-year-old out of the talented field of 13 below the Races.com.au team have their exclusive two-word form guide on the classic. Running as Randwick Race 7 at 3:35pm, the $1.5 million Group…

Ethiopia Ready for 2012 Australian Derby Big Guns

Ethiopia Ready for 2012 Australian Derby Big Guns

They face one of the strongest Derby line ups from any state in many years but on Saturday Pat Carey’s Victorian visitor Ethiopia is prepared to take on the big guns from Sydney and across the Tasman in the Australian Derby 2012 at Royal Randwick. Of the 13 gallopers engaged for the $1.5 million Group…