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2016 Spring Champion Stakes Field: Three for Waller

2016 Spring Champion Stakes Field: Three for Waller

Last year’s winning trainer Chris Waller is back with three runners in Saturday’s Spring Champion Stakes 2016 field at Royal Randwick including the flying Veladero. Running as Randwick Race 7 at 4:10pm (AEDT), this year’s $500,000 Group 1 Moet & Chandon Spring Champion Stakes (2000m) has attracted a final field of 11 hopeful three-year-olds. Three…

Spring Champion Option for 2016 Gloaming Stakes Winner Veladero

Spring Champion Option for 2016 Gloaming Stakes Winner Veladero

The Chris Waller stable will consider backing in-form colt Veladero up in the 2016 Spring Champion Stakes in a fortnight’s time after his gutsy win in the Gloaming Stakes 2016 at Rosehill Racecourse. A nicely-bred son of Medagla D’Oro, Veladero posted his third win on the trot this campaign in his Black-Type debut on Golden…

2016 Ming Dynasty Quality Winner Swear Digs Deep

2016 Ming Dynasty Quality Winner Swear Digs Deep

Having just his second career run the Team Hawkes-trained Swear showed tremendous ability first-up at Randwick over the wet track on Chelmsford Stakes Day digging deep to win the Ming Dynasty Quality 2016. The Redoute’s Choice colt was one of just six three-year-olds lining up in this year’s $125,000 Group 3 Ming Dynasty Quality (1400m),…

Hutchings Tips Sacred Master for The Metropolitan 2016

Hutchings Tips Sacred Master for The Metropolitan 2016

Sydney hoop Rory Hutchings believes the Chris Waller-trained Kiwi import Sacred Master is a big danger heading towards the 2016 The Metropolitan on Epsom Handicap Day this October. Master trainer Waller has identified the $750,000 Group 1 The Metropolitan (2400m) at Royal Randwick on October 1 as the major Sydney Spring Racing Carnival target for…

Waller Ticks 2016 Epsom Handicap Box for Cosmic Cube

Waller Ticks 2016 Epsom Handicap Box for Cosmic Cube

Chris Waller is hoping recent stable acquisition Cosmic Cube can progress quickly through his early spring campaign and earn a shot at the Epsom Handicap 2016 in October. The former New Zealand galloper arrived down under mid-last year and had his opening three starts in Australia for David Vandyke. Vandyke’s subsequent relocation from Sydney to…

2016 Grafton Cup Betting Odds: Malice Narrow Favourite

2016 Grafton Cup Betting Odds: Malice Narrow Favourite

John O’Shea’s consistent galloper Malice has opened narrow favourite in a wide open Grafton Cup 2016 betting market for this Thursday during the annual two-day Grafton Cup Carnival. The highlight of the Clarence River Jockey Club’s feature races, this year’s $160,000 Listed McKimms Real Estate Grafton Cup (2350m) features a final field of 15. The…

Spieth Leads 2016 June Stakes Field & Betting Odds

Spieth Leads 2016 June Stakes Field & Betting Odds

Outside of the elite racing action happening in Brisbane for Stradbroke Handicap Day the other Black-Type of the weekend is Saturday’s June Stakes 2016 at Royal Randwick where Spieth is short priced favourite to win the Sydney feature. Set to run as Randwick Race 8 at 3:50pm (AEST), this year’s $100,000 Listed Sydney Markets Limited…

2016 Lord Mayor’s Cup Betting Odds

2016 Lord Mayor’s Cup Betting Odds

The Lord Mayor’s Cup 2016 is one of the key support acts on the Doomben 10,000 Day card in Brisbane on Saturday, betting for the mile clash led by the Chris Waller-trained Amovatio. Running as Doomben Race 6 at 3:21pm (AEST), this year’s $125,000 Group 3 Programmed Property Services Lord Mayor’s Cup (1615m) has attracted…

Scone Cup 2016 Betting Tips

Scone Cup 2016 Betting Tips

This afternoon the 2016 Scone Cup takes place in New South Wales and below are our insider Races.com.au tips on the mile feature. Running as Race 7 at 4:05pm (AEST), the first two emergencies in the $200,000 Listed Emirates Park Scone Cup (1600m) field – #17 Himalaya Dream and #18 Kaypers – get a run…

Capacity 2016 Scone Cup Field Released

Capacity 2016 Scone Cup Field Released

A capacity field of provincial stayers will face off in Friday’s Scone Cup 2016, the final acceptances and weights led by the Fred Cowell-trained Mighty Lucky. Suffering an early blow with a wide gate 14 draw for this year’s $200,000 Listed Emirates Park Scone Cup (1600m), Casino Prince six-year-old Mighty Lucky could come into gate…