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Autumn Carnival Ruled Out For Set Square

Autumn Carnival Ruled Out For Set Square

Ciaron Maher’s 2014 Crown Oaks winner Set Square will bypass the autumn riches and instead be saved for a Spring Carnival return later in the year. The now four-year-old daughter of Reset won the Group 1 Crown Oaks (2500m) during a gun run throughout her three-year-old campaign in the spring of 2014, but has failed…

2016 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival Focus for Zanbagh

2016 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival Focus for Zanbagh

Randwick trainer John Thompson has confirmed plans to bypass the Summer Cup with Zanbagh and focus the mare on a 2016 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival campaign instead. A dual Oaks runner-up during her three-year-old season, the now five-year-old daughter of Bernardini won first-up this time in at Rosehill in mid-November but hasn’t placed since. She…

Hokko Brave Primed for Melbourne Cup Upset

Hokko Brave Primed for Melbourne Cup Upset

Plenty has been made about the chances of clear race favourite Fame Game leading into the 2015 Melbourne Cup, however the trainer of fellow Japanese raider Hokko Brave, Yasutoshi Matsunaga is thrilled with the condition of his runner and is confident he is a winning chance. Hokko Brave has been a strong and consistent performer…

Myer Classic 2015 Betting Tips

Myer Classic 2015 Betting Tips

Another quality line-up of female gallopers will line-up in the 2015 Myer Classic field at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday for Victoria Derby Day, betting tips for the mile feature detailed below. There is one filly and 14 older mares making up the field for this year’s $500,000 Group 1 Myer Classic (1600m) that runs as…

2015 Myer Classic Form Guide in Two Words

2015 Myer Classic Form Guide in Two Words

The last of the quartet of Group 1 races headlining the bumper Victoria Derby Day program at Flemington on Saturday is the Myer Classic 2015 for fillies and mares, the exclusive Races.com.au team’s two-word form guide on the mile showdown found below. A field of 15 face off in this year’s $500,000 Group 1 Myer…

Stay With Me Leads 2015 Myer Classic Betting

Stay With Me Leads 2015 Myer Classic Betting

The David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-trained filly Stay With Me may have history against her for Saturday’s Myer Classic 2015 win but the bookies are taking no chances with the Thousand Guineas winner who leads betting for the Derby Day clash. One of four elite levels on the Victoria Derby Day line-up at Flemington this…

Fifteen Confirmed in 2015 Myer Classic Field

Fifteen Confirmed in 2015 Myer Classic Field

Fifteen mares have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s 2015 Group 1 Myer Classic (1600m) at Flemington Racecourse, highlighted by the inclusion of several previous winners at the highest level of Australian racing. Royal Descent was unable to figure in the closing stages of the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) a fortnight ago…

Royal Descent Back to Mile for Myer Classic 2015

Royal Descent Back to Mile for Myer Classic 2015

Royal Descent had a tough run when dead last in the Caulfield Cup last time out over the mile and a half but trainer Chris Waller is hoping for improvement when she sees out her prep in the 2015 Myer Classic over 800m shorter at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday. Waller’s 2013 ATC Oaks champion, Royal…

2015 Caulfield Cup favourite Mongolian Khan wins

2015 Caulfield Cup favourite Mongolian Khan wins

Dual Derby winner Mongolian Khan scores tough win in the Group 1 $3m BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) at Caulfield today. Monglolian Khan was sent out the $5 favourite and was able to hold off English stayer Trip To Paris ($31) by half a length with Our Ivanhowe ($26) putting in a great run to finish…

Snow Sky’s Caulfield Cup Odds Continue to Firm

Snow Sky’s Caulfield Cup Odds Continue to Firm

Punters have continued to rally around Snow Sky for success in his Australian racing debut in Melbourne the afternoon; seeing the talented British raider into 2015 Caulfield Cup odds of $8.50 having opened at a quote of $11 earlier this week. Snow Sky has been a strong and consistent performer for notable British trainer Sir…