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2017 Villiers Stakes Tips & Odds Update

2017 Villiers Stakes Tips & Odds Update

The Villiers Stakes 2017 headlines the weekend’s racing action at Royal Randwick on Saturday, our insider betting tips and updated odds on the Doncaster Mile ballot exemption event detailed below. Due to run as Randwick Race 7 at 4:20pm (AEDT), this summer’s Group 2 $250,000 Inglis Villiers Stakes (1600m) field is down to 14 runners…

Singing On Song for Summer Cup 2017

Singing On Song for Summer Cup 2017

After an Australian race career plagued by injury setbacks, the Kris Lees-trained French import Singing finally looks on track for a possible 2017 Summer Cup run on Boxing Day in Sydney. The Newcastle-based Lees pulled off a mighty training effort to get Singspiel eight-year-old Singing back to his best after the entire has suffered a…

Villiers Stakes 2017 Right Race for Mighty Luck Change

Villiers Stakes 2017 Right Race for Mighty Luck Change

Jockey Chris O’Brien believes Saturday’s 2017 Villiers Stakes is the right race for a return to winning form for the Fred Cowell-trained galloper Mighty Lucky. At odds with his name, Casino Prince eight-year-old Mighty Lucky has in fact been pretty luckless this Sydney Summer Racing Carnival. At Hawkesbury two back the veteran warhorse copped a…

Weight Drop Key for Vassal in Christmas Cup 2017

Weight Drop Key for Vassal in Christmas Cup 2017

The Chris Waller stable are gearing up for a big day at Royal Randwick on Saturday including saddling-up the well-weighted market mover Vassal in the 2017 Christmas Cup. Villiers Stakes Day features a bumper nine-race program headlined by the Group 2 $250,000 Villiers Stakes (1600m) where Waller has gun import Mister Sea Wolf in the…

2017 Villiers Stakes Mile Suits Mister Sea Wolf

2017 Villiers Stakes Mile Suits Mister Sea Wolf

Sydney’s leading horseman Chris Waller is confident the step-up to a mile second-up down under will work in favour of his gun import Mister Sea Wolf in the Villiers Stakes 2017 on Saturday. Waller has an imposing record in Randwick mile feature races and will be out to add to that with Amadeus Wolf six-year-old…

Barrier Woes But Bonus Calls Hopfgarten in Villiers Stakes 2017

Barrier Woes But Bonus Calls Hopfgarten in Villiers Stakes 2017

Brisbane horseman Robert Heathcote admitted the horror 2017 Villiers Stakes barrier draw for his honest stakes performer Hopfgarten almost saw him scratch the galloper from the Sydney summer feature on the weekend. Earlier in the week Heathcote indicated that a favourable inside gate would be key to the chances of his Mossman seven-year-old Hopfgarten being…

2017 Villiers Stakes Betting Update: Money For Crack Me Up

2017 Villiers Stakes Betting Update: Money For Crack Me Up

Interlocuter remains the favourite in Villiers Stakes 2017 betting in Sydney on the weekend but there has also been a flood of money coming in for early market mover Crack Me Up. Running as Randwick Race 7 at 4:20pm (AEDT) on Saturday afternoon, the Group 2 $250,000 Inglis Villiers Stakes (1600m) offers the winner a…

Group 1 Surround Stakes 2018 Target for Alizee

Group 1 Surround Stakes 2018 Target for Alizee

Godolphin trainer James Cummings is targeting one of the country’s latest Group 1 races early on in the autumn with the stable’s Flight Stakes winning filly Alizee on the path towards the 2018 Surround Stakes. Previous a Group 2 support act on Chipping Norton Stakes Day, the Group 1 $500,000 Surround Stakes (1400m) has received…

2017 Razor Sharp Handicap Field & Betting: Top Three Hard to Split

2017 Razor Sharp Handicap Field & Betting: Top Three Hard to Split

The bookmakers are having a tough time separating the best three sprinters in Razor Sharp Handicap 2017 betting at Royal Randwick this Villiers Stakes Day. Set to run as Randwick Race 8 at 5:00pm (AEDT) on Saturday afternoon, this season’s Listed $125,000 Razor Sharp Handicap (1200m) field is down to 15 starters after the early…

Broadside Tops 2017 Christmas Cup Field & Odds

Broadside Tops 2017 Christmas Cup Field & Odds

Despite being allocated the top kilos for Saturday’s Christmas Cup 2017 in Sydney, the Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained Broadside has opened odds-on favourite to win the Randwick staying showdown. The key support act on the Villiers Stakes Day summer race card, this year’s Listed $125,000 Christmas Cup (2400m) had attracted a diminutive field of…