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2011 Underwood Stakes Form Guide & Betting Picks

2011 Underwood Stakes Form Guide & Betting Picks

All eyes will be on Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday with the 2011 Underwood Stakes taking centre stage as not only the chief race of the weekend, but as one of the key Caulfield and Melbourne Cup lead-ups, and for fans wanting to know where the money is at, the Underwood form guide is the best…

Backgammon on the Board to Play Derby Rivals

Backgammon on the Board to Play Derby Rivals

The ideal draw, impressive recent form and preparation from one of the best trainers in the business all indicate that Peter Snowden’s Domesday gelding Backgammon could be hard to beat in this weekend’s SA Derby at Morphettville. Three-year-old Backgammon enjoyed their first black-type win last spring, hanging on to take out the Listed Myer Spring…

Eagle Falls No Featherweight in Goodwood

Eagle Falls No Featherweight in Goodwood

Top Victorian trainer David Hayes is confident the hefty top-weight and wide barrier draw allocated to Eagle Falls for Sunday’s The Goodwood hasn’t ruled his galloper out of contention for Adelaide’s pinnacle sprint showdown. There were 21 acceptors for the capacity 20-starter field for this year’s $350,000 Group 1 The Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville on…

Ideal Derby Draw Keeps Group 1 Dream Alive for Huxtable

Ideal Derby Draw Keeps Group 1 Dream Alive for Huxtable

Murray Bridge trainer Mick Huxtable’s hopes of securing his maiden Group 1 victory enjoyed a boost today when his consistent three-year-old Condelago came up with barrier one for Saturday’s SA Derby. There were 17 acceptors, 16 starters plus one emergency, for this year’s $350,000 Group 1 SA Derby (2500m), running at Morphettville as part of…

Kittens Ready to Claw Derby Competitors

Kittens Ready to Claw Derby Competitors

Improving young filly Kittens from the stables of Mark Kavanagh is preparing to bring some stiff competition to her male rivals in the SA Derby this weekend. Held as one of two Group 1 features at Morphettville on Sunday, the $350,000 SA Derby (2500m) is a leading showdown for three-year-olds in Adelaide. One runner out…

Moody Looks to Launch Another of Caviar’s Calibre

Moody Looks to Launch Another of Caviar’s Calibre

Premier Victorian trainer Peter Moody will be out at Caulfield on Saturday hoping his Blue Sapphire runner Highly Recommended can continue a career that in some way matches that of his unbeaten superstar Black Caviar. Two years ago Bel Esprit mare Black Caviar, currently ranked the world’s highest-rated racehorse, stormed home to win the 2009…

Price Echoes SA Derby Hopes

Price Echoes SA Derby Hopes

Victorian trainer Mick Price will assess the performance of his well-bred Encosta De Lago colt Echoes Of Heaven in a Listed race at Morphettville on Saturday before making a final decision on whether to accept them for the upcoming SA Derby. Echoes Of Heaven is one of 27 three-year-olds nominated for this year’s $350,000 Group…

Refusal Shows Right Form for Melbourne Cup

Refusal Shows Right Form for Melbourne Cup

Local Flemington-based trainer Nigel Blackiston is looking towards the spring and specifically the Melbourne Cup with a renewed eagerness after his promising three-year-old Right Of Refusal showed potential as a genuine Cups contender with a win on Anzac Day. Refuse To Bend gelding Right Of Refusal, purchased for just $18,000 as a yearling, enjoyed their…

Australian Guineas 2011 Order of Entry & Betting Update

Australian Guineas 2011 Order of Entry & Betting Update

On Tuesday Racing Victoria released the latest order of entry for the $750,000 Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m), the three-year-olds’ feature set to run at Flemington on Saturday March 5 as part of the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival. There are currently 56 horses entered for the 2011 Australian Guineas who are vying for a spot…