News About Robert Smerdon

2017 Caulfield Sprint Field & Odds: Top 3 Hard To Split

2017 Caulfield Sprint Field & Odds: Top 3 Hard To Split

It is a wide open affair in Caulfield Sprint 2017 betting this Caulfield Cup Day with a trio of short-distance spring horses battling for favouritism in the Saturday showdown. Set to run as Caulfield Race 7 at 3:45pm (AEDT) on the final day of the Caulfield Cup Carnival, this year’s Group 2 $200,000 Harrolds Caulfield…

2017 Blazer Stakes Winner Now Or Later onto Myer Classic

2017 Blazer Stakes Winner Now Or Later onto Myer Classic

Robert Smerdon’s progressive import Now Or Later has raced her way into Myer Classic contention this Melbourne Cup Carnival after a nice win at Flemington Racecourse on Turnbull Stakes Day in the Blazer Stakes 2017. Having just her fourth start in Australia, the former Irish-raced Bushranger mare jumped double-figures in Saturday’s Group 2 $200,000 Blazer…

Full Turnbull Stakes Day 2017 Results: Winx Wins 14th Group 1

Full Turnbull Stakes Day 2017 Results: Winx Wins 14th Group 1

It is all about Winx racing at Flemington Racecourse for the first time in Melbourne today and below the Races.com.au team will be updating the full 2017 Turnbull Stakes Day results across the afternoon. The Turnbull Stakes Day card is a nine-race affair headlined by Flemington Race 5 at 3:50pm (AEDT) when the Chris Waller-trained…

2017 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Field & Odds: Scales Of Justice Favourite

2017 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Field & Odds: Scales Of Justice Favourite

Gun Perth raider Scales Of Justice is the firming favourite in Sunday’s Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2017 field and betting markets to return to Group 1 winning form in Melbourne. The Not A Single Doubt gelding is best known for his Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) win at Ascot last November, after which he was…

2017 Moir Stakes Nominations Feature She Will Reign

2017 Moir Stakes Nominations Feature She Will Reign

Gary Portelli’s Golden Slipper Stakes winner She Will Reign makes her much awaited return to racing at Moonee Valley under the lights on Friday night and is one of the key Moir Stakes 2017 nominations for the Group 1. Held as the first of six elite level spring races spread across the AFL Grand Final…

Smerdon Open to Toorak Handicap Target for Oak Door

Smerdon Open to Toorak Handicap Target for Oak Door

Victorian horseman Robert Smerdon is plotting a path to next month’s 2017 Toorak Handicap with his smart entire Oak Door, but that probably won’t include a Moonee Valley run this weekend.   Commands four-year-old Oak Door holds an acceptance for Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes Day on Saturday, but could bypass the meeting to avoid a clash with star Japanese import Brave Smash.   Now prepared by the…

Dunn to Ride Ability in Rescheduled Bletchingly Stakes

Dunn to Ride Ability in Rescheduled Bletchingly Stakes

Dwayne Dunn will ride classy sprinter Ability in the rescheduled Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes (1200m) at Ladbrokes Park on Sunday afternoon. Ability has been a strong and consistent performer throughout his entire racing career so far, but has undoubtedly improved tenfold since he was gelded in summer and is seeking a fourth-consecutive win when he…

2017 Bletchingly Stakes Odds & Betting Update

2017 Bletchingly Stakes Odds & Betting Update

Thirteen horses have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield Racecourse; offering punters terrific value from a betting perspective and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Supido returned to the races for a comfortable win in the Group 3 Sir John Monash Stakes (1100m) a…

Ability Primed for Bletchingly Stakes

Ability Primed for Bletchingly Stakes

Robert Smerdon is expecting another strong performance from Ability, when the classy galloper takes a position in Saturday’s Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield. Ability has been a smart performer throughout his entire racing career so far, but has returned to racing a far better horse since being gelded in summer and has posted…

Ability Heads All Victorian Sprint Series Final 2017 Betting

Ability Heads All Victorian Sprint Series Final 2017 Betting

The in-form Robert Smerdon-trained Ability is tipped as a hard-to-beat favourite in 2017 All Victorian Sprint Series Final betting at Flemington Racecourse this weekend. The last of the four stakes races on the Finals Day card, the $150,000 Listed All Victorian Sprint Series Final (1200m) runs as Flemington Race 8 at 4:10pm (AEST) on Saturday…