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2012 Melbourne Cup Hope Struggles on Australian Debut

2012 Melbourne Cup Hope Struggles on Australian Debut

Irish-bred mare Fictional Account struggled on Australian soil debut on Saturday after previously being touted as a potential 2012 Melbourne Cup contender.

Prior to Saturday’s Stirling Mortlock Handicap (2000m) at Flemington, trainer David Hayes was confident the seven-year-old was showing promising signs and was hopeful she would go on to feature in the nation’s richest horse race.

“We’re hoping she ...

Saptapadi Could Have Second Melbourne Spring Tilt

Saptapadi Could Have Second Melbourne Spring Tilt

Trainer Jim Conlan is yet to decide whether former British horse Saptapadi will embark on his second spring campaign after struggling last year at the elite level in Australian racing.

Saptapadi could again race at the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival

After arriving in Australia late last year when still under the care of British trainer Brian Ellison, Saptapadi failed to ...

Huge Nominations List for 2012 VRC Winter Championship

Huge Nominations List for 2012 VRC Winter Championship

Twenty six horses have been nominated for the Listed $150,000 2012 Winter Championship (1600m) which will take place at Flemington this Saturday.

Included in nominations is 2011 Caulfield and Melbourne Cup starter Saptapadi who joined Jim Conlan’s stables following the prestigious events last year.

Doubtful Jack is one of three VRC Winter Championship nominations for Peter Moody

To be competitive ...

British Import Aiming for 2012 Caulfield Cup

British Import Aiming for 2012 Caulfield Cup

British import Moyenne Corniche has resumed training ahead of a spring campaign that will feature a tilt at the prestigious 2012 Caulfield Cup.

The seven-year-old stayer has returned to trainer Jim Conlan’s stables after three weeks of pre-training in Warrnambool with Matthew Williams.

There has been no shortage of imports in the major spring races in recent years and Conlan ...

2011 Zipping Classic winner Americain

2011 Zipping Classic winner Americain

Nobody got too rich on star stayer Americain but it was a racing pleasure to see the Frenchy toy with a small field to win the 2011 Group 2 Zipping Classic (2400m) at Sandown Hillside today.

Starting $1.50 with Luxbet, those taking the short odds never had a serious concern after jockey Gerald Mosse gave him just the one hit ...

2011 Zipping Classic Tips & Predicted Finishing Order

2011 Zipping Classic Tips & Predicted Finishing Order

The Zipping Classic 2011 looks to be Americain’s for the taking at Sandown on Saturday, and while there is no denying the grit and ability of this in-form French stayer, the Races.com.au are after a little more value than their odds-on price to win and so below have the exact Zipping Classic finishing order we are tipping.

Lamasery (pictured) ...

Zipping Sandown Classic 2011 Form Guide & Betting Analysis

Zipping Sandown Classic 2011 Form Guide & Betting Analysis

It may have only five horses in its field but this Saturday’s 2011 Zipping Classic, formerly the Sandown Classic, is the definite headline event of the weekend and while there is an odds-on favourite in Americain, below the Races.com.au team have our detailed Zipping Classic form guide analysis and betting preview to see if the former Melbourne ...

Zipping Classic 2011 Betting – Americain Opens Odds-On Favourite

Zipping Classic 2011 Betting – Americain Opens Odds-On Favourite

Betting markets have now opened at bookies around the country for this Saturday’s headline showdown, the 2011 Zipping Classic at Sandown, with Americain unsurprisingly installed as the odds-on favourite to win.

Americain is odds-on favourite to win the 2011 Zipping Classic this Saturday

Although the French raider failed to go back-to-back in the world’s richest handicap and win the Melbourne ...

Americain to Face Four Rivals in 2011 Zipping Classic Field

Americain to Face Four Rivals in 2011 Zipping Classic Field

Half of the horses nominated for the Zipping Classic 2011 at Sandown this Saturday have dropped out of contention at acceptance stage, sure-to-be favourite and former Melbourne Cup winner Americain to face only four rivals.

Americain puts their Hong Kong Vase bid on the line in the 2011 Zipping Classic this Saturday

In a field emulating the size of a ...

2011 Zipping Classic Field & Weights Update

2011 Zipping Classic Field & Weights Update

The headline event running in Melbourne this weekend is Saturday’s 2011 Zipping Classic at Sandown, and after Racing Victoria extended nominations for the staying showdown until today, one additional galloper has been entered.

Mourayan is the sole Victorian in the 2011 Zipping Sandown Classic

On Monday there were nine horses nominated for the $350,000 Group 2 Zipping Classic (2400m), the ...