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2017 The Everest Race Day all Day Results from Randwick: Redzel wins The Everest

2017 The Everest Race Day all Day Results from Randwick: Redzel wins The Everest

The day of the $10m The Everest (1200m) at Randwick has arrived featuring a super group of twelve high quality sprinters chasing the $5.8 million first prizemoney cheque. Apart from the highlight of the day, The Everest, Randwick will see a ten race program that also features the re-introduction of the St Leger Stakes (2600m)…

Grafton Cup 2017 Tips & Betting Preview

Grafton Cup 2017 Tips & Betting Preview

One of the genuine winter feature races runs on Thursday afternoon and below are our insider 2017 Grafton Cup betting tips plus the latest odds on the staying showdown. Heading the 15-horse field for this season’s $160,000 Listed Grafton Cup (2350m) allocated the 59kg top weight is Kiwi raider Benzini. The Adrian & Harry Bull-trained…

Le Romain Tops 2016 Cameron Handicap Field & Betting Odds

Le Romain Tops 2016 Cameron Handicap Field & Betting Odds

Le Romain has opened top of the Cameron Handicap 2016 betting odds after being accepted for the Newcastle Cup Day feature this Friday as well as a Sydney Group 1 on Saturday. Local Newcastle-based trainer Kris Lees has dually accepted for his Randwick Guineas winner Le Romain this week, the four-year-old in the mix for…

2016 Newcastle Cup Field & Betting Odds: Singing Favourite

2016 Newcastle Cup Field & Betting Odds: Singing Favourite

The local Kris Lees-trained French import Singing has opened favourite of the Newcastle Cup 2016 field of final acceptors to take out his home town cup this Friday at Beaumont Racecourse. Heading the Newcastle racing action as Race 7 at 4:40pm (AEST), this season’s $175,000 Group 3 XXXX Gold Newcastle Cup (2200m) has attracted a…

2016 Missile Stakes Field: Six Rivals for Capitalist

2016 Missile Stakes Field: Six Rivals for Capitalist

Peter & Paul Snowden’s returning Golden Slipper winner Capitalist will have just six rivals as he looks to make history as the first three-year-old Missile Stakes 2016 winner in over a decade. The $3.5 million earner has suffered just one loss in his five-start career to date and on Saturday will jump odds-on favourite to…

Byrne Delighted with 2016 Queensland Cup Ride

Byrne Delighted with 2016 Queensland Cup Ride

Veteran Queensland hoop Jim Byrne has declared Murphy’s Delight a “good ride” in Saturday’s Queensland Cup 2016 at Eagle Farm Racecourse. The 45-year-old jumps aboard the visiting Chris Waller-trained import’s back for the first time and is out to salute for punters in this year’s $100,000 Listed Variety Queensland Cup (3200m). Hurricane Run six-year-old Murphy’s…

Thompson Rides Pop ‘N’ Scotch in Queensland Cup 2016

Thompson Rides Pop ‘N’ Scotch in Queensland Cup 2016

Local horseman Liam Birchley is hoping the engagement of veteran hoop Robert Thompson for Pop ‘N’ Scotch will see a change of luck for the dual runner-up in Saturday’s 2016 Queensland Cup. Birchley has booked Thompson to partner the stable’s Husson five-year-old in this year’s $100,000 Listed Queensland Cup (3200m) at Eagle Farm Racecourse in…

Teronado to Go 2016 Grafton Cup Distance

Teronado to Go 2016 Grafton Cup Distance

Gold Coast horseman Bruce Hill is confident his galloper Teronado is ready to go the staying distance of Thursday’s Grafton Cup 2016 taking on an open field in the black-type clash. Due to run as Race 7 at 4:05pm (AEST) on Day 2 of the Grafton Cup Carnival, the $160,000 Listed Grafton Cup (2350m) field…

Three Sheets Tops 2016 Magic Millions Country Cup Field & Betting

Three Sheets Tops 2016 Magic Millions Country Cup Field & Betting

Jeremy Sylvester’s Cessnock-trained four-year-old Three Sheets has opened favourite to take out the Magic Millions Country Cup 2016 at the Gold Coast Racecourse in Queensland this weekend. Running as Race 2 at 12:15pm, this Saturday’s $250,000 Sky Racing Magic Millions Country Cup (1200m) attracted an above capacity field with first emergency Croupier already getting a…

2015 Toy Show Test for Stud-Bound Myamira

2015 Toy Show Test for Stud-Bound Myamira

Scone trainer Rodney Northam hopes to pick up a black-type win in Saturday’s Toy Show Quality 2015 with his soon-to-retire mare Myamira on Warwick Stakes Day at Royal Randwick. Northam saddles-up two hopefuls in two states this weekend with his returning Group 1 placed colt Odyssey Moon running in the $120,000 Listed McKenzie Stakes (1200m)…