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Gilgai Stakes 2017 Betting Tips & Update

Gilgai Stakes 2017 Betting Tips & Update

The 2017 Gilgai Stakes serves as a nice lead-up to the upcoming Group 1 sprint races in Melbourne and a smart field of short-distance gallopers do battle at Flemington on Saturday, our betting tips for which are detailed below. Set to run as Flemington Race 4 at 2:40pm (AEDT) down the iconic ‘Straight Six’ track…

2017 A.R. Creswick Series Final Field & Barriers

2017 A.R. Creswick Series Final Field & Barriers

A dozen three-year-old sprinters will take to the Flemington track on Finals Day this Saturday in the A.R. Creswick Series Final 2017 field. Due to run as Flemington Race 5 at 2:10pm (AEST), this year’s $120,000 Listed A.R. Creswick Series Final (1200m) has attracted a class line-up of youngsters including the Chris Waller-trained Overstep. Drawn…

2017 VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Field & Odds: Eshtiraak Favourite

2017 VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Field & Odds: Eshtiraak Favourite

The flying Lindsay Park-trained Eshtiraak is clear favourite in VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes 2017 betting chasing a fourth win on the trot in the ‘Super Saturday’ clash at Flemington Racecourse. The young Street Cry colt is one of eleven two-year-olds taking to the track in Flemington Race 4 at 2:05pm (AEDT) on Saturday afternoon for…

Spieth Leads 2017 Newmarket Handicap First Acceptances

Spieth Leads 2017 Newmarket Handicap First Acceptances

Luckless Sydney horseman Bryce Heys will attempt a maiden Group 1 win for a third time with stable star Spieth who is best-fancied sprinter among the Newmarket Handicap 2017 first acceptances. Racing Victoria took first declarations on Tuesday for the Australian Guineas (March 4) as well as the two Flemington feature races on ‘Super Saturday’…

Late 2017 Blue Diamond Entry Beckons for Limestone

Late 2017 Blue Diamond Entry Beckons for Limestone

Former Racing Victoria chairman and owner David Moodie is weighing up options with Thursday’ Blue Diamond Preview winning filly Limestone who could be a late entry for the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes 2017. The Darren Weir-trained daughter of Helmet posted her second career win when narrowly holding off one-time Blue Diamond favourite Tulip in the…

2017 Blue Diamond Fillies Preview Field & Betting Odds

2017 Blue Diamond Fillies Preview Field & Betting Odds

The next step towards next month’s Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes 2017 takes place at Caulfield Racecourse on Australia Day and in the Blue Diamond Fillies Preview betting is split between Limestone and Tulip. Running as Caulfield Race 4 at 3:20pm (AEDT), this season’s $150,000 Group 3 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Preview (Fillies) runs over 1000m and…

2017 Newmarket Handicap Nominations Feature The Quarterback

2017 Newmarket Handicap Nominations Feature The Quarterback

Defending champion The Quarterback is one of the feature Newmarket Handicap 2017 nominations taken this week for the Flemington autumn sprint running on ‘Super Saturday’ in March. A total of 66 sprinters were paid for at early entry stage on Monday for this season’s edition of the $1.25 million Group 1 Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m)…

Tulip Tops 2017 Blue Diamond Fillies Preview Nominations

Tulip Tops 2017 Blue Diamond Fillies Preview Nominations

Early all-in favourite to take out the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes 2017 Tulip is the headline filly nominated for the Blue Diamond Preview race at Caulfield Racecourse on Thursday. The Australia Day racing action in Melbourne this week is headed by the two two-year-old Blue Diamond Previews including the $150,000 Group 3 Blue Diamond Preview…

Arctic Angel Dominates 2016 Merson Cooper Stakes

Arctic Angel Dominates 2016 Merson Cooper Stakes

The benefit of a previous run down the Flemington straight helped the promising Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra-trained filly Arctic Angel at Ladbrokes Park on Zipping Classic Day where she enjoyed a dominant win in the Merson Cooper Stakes 2016. On debut the well-bred daughter of Hard Spun finished under three lengths away fourth to…

Lightning Stakes Still a Hopeful Target for The Quarterback

Lightning Stakes Still a Hopeful Target for The Quarterback

The Quarterback pulled up sore following his unplaced effort in Saturday’s Group 1 Darley Classic, and trainer Robbie Griffiths will face something of a task in having the talented gelding ready for the Group 1 Lightning Stakes (1000m) at Flemington in early autumn. A proven performer down the famous Flemington straight, The Quarterback was rated…