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2013 Newcastle Cup Field Released

2013 Newcastle Cup Field Released

The action of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival goes to Newcastle this week for the two day Newcastle Cup Carnival headlined by Thursday’s Newcastle Cup 2013. Running as Race 7 at 4:40pm (AEST) this year’s $175,000 Group 3 XXXX Gold Newcastle Cup (2300m) has drawn a full field of 16 runners, the top weight being…

Tattersall’s Cup 2013 Nominations Out

Tattersall’s Cup 2013 Nominations Out

All the early entries for Saturday’s Tattersall’s Tiara Day races at Eagle Farm are now out including those for the staying feature on the card, the 2013 Tattersall’s Cup. There are 16 nominees for this year’s edition of the $200,000 Group 3 Carlton Draught Tattersall’s Cup (2200m) with some classy types in line for the…

Waller Trio Feature in 2013 A.D. Hollindale Stakes Field

Waller Trio Feature in 2013 A.D. Hollindale Stakes Field

Sydney’s premier trainer Chris Waller now has his sights set on the Queensland Winter Racing Carnival riches with the big ones in his home state done and dusted for the autumn starting with the A.D. Hollindale Stakes 2013 at the Gold Coast this weekend where he will launch a three-pronged attack. A key lead-up race…

2012 Melbourne Cup Hopes Run at Randwick

2012 Melbourne Cup Hopes Run at Randwick

This Saturday a number of genuine Melbourne Cup 2012 hopefuls will have their latest run in Sydney facing off in the $100,000 Listed City Tattersalls Club Cup (2400m) at Royal Randwick as they look to make the cut for the world’s richest handicap. The 2012 City Tattersalls Club Cup is an alternative mile and a…

2012 Newcastle Gold Cup Field & Odds Update

2012 Newcastle Gold Cup Field & Odds Update

The premier race held at Sydney’s Newcastle Racecourse each year takes place today with the Newcastle Gold Cup 2012 set to light up the track as Race 7 at 4:40pm this afternoon. Originally the field for the $200,000 Group 3 Newcastle Gold Cup (2300m) attracted 11 hopefuls but the list of confirmed starters is now…

2012 Grafton Cup Results – Shamardashing Wins in Patinack Quinella

2012 Grafton Cup Results – Shamardashing Wins in Patinack Quinella

Nathan Tinkler’s Patinack Farm operation took out the pinnacle event of the Clarence River Jockey Club’s $1 million July Carnival this afternoon with race favourite Shamardashing and betting outsider Saint Encosta running the Grafton Cup 2012 quinella. Shamardal five-year-old Shamardashing jumped as the $3.20 favourite to win the $150,000 Listed Maclean Bowling Club Grafton Cup…

Stitt Seeks 2012 Ramornie – Grafton Cup Double

Stitt Seeks 2012 Ramornie – Grafton Cup Double

Taree horseman Ross Stitt will vie for the prestigious Grafton Cup Carnival feature double over the next two days saddling up livewire chances in both the Ramornie Handicap and the headline event of the festival, the 2012 Grafton Cup. Wednesday sees the first leg of the popular double run at the Clarence River Jockey Club’s…

Thompson to Cull Queen’s Cup 2012 Nominations

Thompson to Cull Queen’s Cup 2012 Nominations

Patinack Farm’s head trainer John P Thompson may have nominated four from his stables for the 2012 Queen’s Cup at Eagle Farm this weekend but he could be down to just one horse at acceptance stage as he also eyes on Thursday week’s Grafton Cup. The latest Group race of the Queensland Winter Racing Carnival,…

Doomben Cup 2012 Form Guide & Betting Preview

Doomben Cup 2012 Form Guide & Betting Preview

This Saturday the latest Group 1 race of the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival will take centre stage at Doomben Racecourse with a talented field of stayers and Melbourne Cup types to face off in the 2012 Doomben Cup, the Races.com.au team’s exclusive form and betting analysis for which is detailed below. Due to jump at…

Moody’s Perth Cup 2011 Bid on the Line at Flemington

Moody’s Perth Cup 2011 Bid on the Line at Flemington

Leading Melbourne-based trainer Peter Moody will make a decision on whether to head over to WA for New Year’s Eve’s 2011 Perth Cup with his progressive four-year-old Elusive King following their Saturday race assignment at Flemington. A winner of two of their 13 starts to date, including their three length romp over The Big Steel…