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2016 VRC-CRV Winter Championship Final Tips

2016 VRC-CRV Winter Championship Final Tips

Fourteen talented runners have been confirmed to line up for Saturday’s Listed VRC-CRV Winter Championship Final (1600m) at Flemington Racecourse; a race that arguably offers punters the best value for money of any race in Melbourne this weekend. Macedon Lodge runner Chance To Dance ($4.40) is yet to find peak condition this time but interestingly…

Jacquinot Bay Heads 2016 Winter Championship Series Final Field

Jacquinot Bay Heads 2016 Winter Championship Series Final Field

The David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-trained veteran miler Jacquinot Bay is out to extend his winning streak to three on the trot when lining up as top weight in Saturday’s Winter Championship Series Final 2016 at Flemington Racecourse. Due to run as Flemington Race 7 at 3:30pm (AEST) on Finals Day, this year’s $150,000 Listed…

The Bowler Tops 2015 Weekend Hussler Stakes Field & Odds

The Bowler Tops 2015 Weekend Hussler Stakes Field & Odds

Robert Smerdon’s Group 3 winner The Bowler is tipped for more black-type success in Melbourne on the weekend after opening top fancy for the Weekend Hussler Stakes 2015 at Caulfield Racecourse. Set to run as Caulfield Guineas Day Race 4 at 2:45pm (AEST), this year’s $120,000 Listed Perri Cutten Weekend Hussler Stakes (1400m) features a…

The Offer Scores Upset 2015 Rowley Mile Win

The Offer Scores Upset 2015 Rowley Mile Win

Gai Waterhouse’s former Sydney Cup winner The Offer returned to racing and the winner’s stall at Hawkesbury Racecourse on Thursday afternoon carrying the hefty top weight to victory over Dragon Flyer in an upset Rowley Mile 2015 result. The seven-year-old Montjeu gelding raced first-up in the $100,000 Listed ILG XXXX Gold Hawkesbury Rowley Mile (1600m)…

Rowley Comeback for Metropolitan Hope The Offer

Rowley Comeback for Metropolitan Hope The Offer

Sydney trainer Gai Waterhouse is hoping for a first-up win at Hawkesbury today for her former Sydney Cup winner The Offer who could head towards a Sydney Spring Racing Carnival Group 1 like the 2015 The Metropolitan this campaign. The Offer rounded out a top autumn campaign last autumn with an elite level win over…

2015 Rowley Mile Betting Odds: Dragon Flyer Favourite

2015 Rowley Mile Betting Odds: Dragon Flyer Favourite

John Thompson’s last start Canterbury winner Dragon Flyer leads a wide open Rowley Mile 2015 betting market for Thursday’s feature race at Hawkesbury Racecourse. Set to run as Hawkesbury Race 6 at 3:45pm (AEST), this year’s $100,000 Listed ILG XXXX Gold Hawkesbury Rowley Mile (1600m) features just eight final acceptors. All but two of those…

The Offer Heads 2015 Rowley Mile Field & Weights

The Offer Heads 2015 Rowley Mile Field & Weights

Gai Waterhouse’s returning Sydney Cup winner The Offer heads a small but quality field of gallopers facing off at Hawkesbury Racecourse in the Rowley Mile 2015 this Thursday. The $100,000 Listed ILG XXXX Gold Hawkesbury Rowley Mile (1600m) has this year attracted a final field of just eight hopefuls, the field and weights led by…

Keepit To Yourself Wins 2015 Winter Challenge

Keepit To Yourself Wins 2015 Winter Challenge

Jim & Greg Lee’s outside hope Keepit To Yourself scored an upset in the major race of the weekend beating home a better fancied field of rivals in Saturday’s Winter Challenge 2015. The Rosehill Gardens feature headlined the Horse’s Birthday weekend and saw 10 gallopers line-up in this season’s $100,000 Listed The Paslode Winter Challenge…

Wouldnt It Be Nice Tested in 2015 Winter Challenge

Wouldnt It Be Nice Tested in 2015 Winter Challenge

A step up in distance and weight are the two tests the Paul Perry-trained Wouldnt It Be Nice faces when looking to turn the tables on his last start conqueror in Saturday’s Winter Challenge 2015 at Rosehill Gardens. There are 10 gallopers contesting this weekend’s sole black-type, the $100,000 Listed The Paslode Winter Challenge (1500m)…

Clark Confident With Great Esteem in Winter Challenge 2015

Clark Confident With Great Esteem in Winter Challenge 2015

Jockey Tim Clark is feeling bullish over his chances of securing this weekend’s sole black-type as he prepares to partner the Peter & Paul Snowden-trained Great Esteem in the 2015 Winter Challenge at Rosehill Gardens. This year’s $100,000 Listed The Paslode Winter Challenge (1500m) runs as Rosehill Race 6 (3:25pm) on the Horse’s Birthday meeting…