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2018 Australian Cup Aim for Zipping Classic Winner The Taj Mahal

2018 Australian Cup Aim for Zipping Classic Winner The Taj Mahal

The Australian Cup 2018 at Flemington is earmarked as the first of three likely Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival Group 1 targets for last Saturday’s impressive Zipping Classic winner The Taj Mahal. Now prepared at Macedon Lodge, the Lloyd Williams-rained Irish import was dominant at Ladbrokes Park storming three and a half-lengths clear of stablemate and…

2017 Zipping Classic Tips & Latest Odds

2017 Zipping Classic Tips & Latest Odds

The always-popular Zipping Classic 2017 end-of-spring showdown takes place at Ladbrokes Park on Saturday and our insider tips and updated odds on the mile-and-a-half showdown are detailed below. Just the eight stayers are in the mix for this year’s Group 2 $300,000 Zipping Classic (2400m), the weight-for-age clash scheduled as Sandown Race 7 at 4:00pm…

Zipping Classic 2017 Betting Update: Big Duke Firms

Zipping Classic 2017 Betting Update: Big Duke Firms

The Darren Weir-trained Big Duke is considered the big danger to the favourite Almandin in Saturday’s 2017 Zipping Classic betting markets, the Melbourne Cup fourth placegetter an early market mover for the Ladbrokes Park feature. Just eight stayers do battle in this year’s Group 2 $300,000 Zipping Classic (2400m) including Almandin and Big Duke who…

2017 Zipping Classic Field: Almandin Faces Seven Rivals

2017 Zipping Classic Field: Almandin Faces Seven Rivals

Lloyd Williams’ 2016 Melbourne Cup winner Almandin faces just seven rivals looking to return to winning form from the inside alley in Saturday’s Zipping Classic 2017 field at Sandown’s Ladbrokes Park. Six-time Melbourne Cup winning owner Williams has also enjoyed six wins in the end-of-spring race formerly known as the Sandown Classic, including preparing the…

Zipping Classic 2017 Nominations Update: Two Late Entries

Zipping Classic 2017 Nominations Update: Two Late Entries

The extension of 2017 Zipping Classic nominations has seen two late entries for the staying showdown at Ladbrokes Park on Saturday with Cranbourne gallopers So Si Bon and Super Mario added to the list of potential runners. On Monday Racing Victoria received only nine entries for the Group 2 $300,000 Zipping Classic (2400m), but there…

2014 Cox Plate Hope Mukhadram Wins Coral-Eclipse Stakes

2014 Cox Plate Hope Mukhadram Wins Coral-Eclipse Stakes

After a first-up loss at Ascot the Cox Plate 2014 dream has been reignited by international invitee Mukhadram after their Coral-Eclipse Stakes win at Sandown Park in the UK over the weekend. The British galloper broke their Group 1 maiden on Saturday with a big two length effort in the £450,000 Coral-Eclipse Stakes over 2018m…

Cox Plate Hat-Trick Still a Thought after Eclipse Win

Cox Plate Hat-Trick Still a Thought after Eclipse Win

After original reservations to target superstar galloper So You Think at a third Cox Plate victory this Melbourne Spring Carnival, connections of the now European-based champion are being forced to consider a return to Australia for exactly that after So You Think’s thrilling win in the Coral Eclipse Stakes at Sandown overnight. Atoning for his…

Midweek Horse Racing For Wednesday 12 January

Midweek Horse Racing For Wednesday 12 January

Midweek horse racing today will see four TAB race meetings running around the country, with metropolitan racing the highlight in Sydney and Melbourne. There is no racing in Queensland today with the scheduled meet at Eagle Farm abandoned due to the flooding and wet weather in Brisbane. To have a bet on any of today’s…

Sandown Race Day Tips – Saturday November 27

Sandown Race Day Tips – Saturday November 27

The biggest event on the Australian racing calendar tomorrow, Saturday November 27, is the 2010 Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot Racecourse but in Victoria Sandown Park is set to host its own quality race meeting. An exciting eight-event race card is scheduled for Betfair Park Sandown Hillside, and below the Races.com.au team provide our specially selected…