News About Scottish

Highland Reel Cox Plate 2017 Contender

Highland Reel Cox Plate 2017 Contender

Aidan O’Brien’s gun Irish galloper Highland Reel shapes up as a genuine 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate rival for mighty mare Winx after his dominant Prince Of Wales’s Stakes win at Royal Ascot. The talented Coolmore-raced Galileo stallion enjoyed his second win on the trot for the month with Melbourne Cup winning hoop Ryan Moore guiding…

Qewy Primed for 2016 Sandown Cup

Qewy Primed for 2016 Sandown Cup

Assistant trainer James Ferguson is confident that Qewy is primed to end his Australian tenure in the best way possible, when he lines up for the Listed Sandown Cup (3200m) at Ladbrokes Park on Saturday afternoon. Qewy has been one of the shining lights of prominent British trainer Charlie Appleby’s 2016 Spring Carnival assault, which…

2016 Emirates Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

2016 Emirates Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

The final day of the 2016 Melbourne Cup Carnival is upon and we are set for a stunning day of racing at Flemington this afternoon. It was perfect weather in Melbourne yesterday, but in typical fashion the weather has turned and it will be fairly overcast at Flemington, but the track is still in an…

Scottish Back to Best in Emirates Stakes 2016

Scottish Back to Best in Emirates Stakes 2016

British jockey William Buick is keen to reunite with the Charlie Appleby-trained Scottish in Saturday’s 2016 Emirates Stakes where he believes the Caulfield Cup runner-up will be back to his best dropping in distance. From four runs over 2000m the Teofilo gelding boasts an outstanding record of three wins and a third. He returns to…

2016 Emirates Stakes Tips & Odds Update

2016 Emirates Stakes Tips & Odds Update

The new-look Emirates Stakes 2016 steals the show at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday, betting tips and the latest odds for the weight-for-age classic detailed below. Set to run as Flemington Race 7 at 4:15pm (AEDT) on the final Melbourne Cup Carnival race day, this year’s $2 million Group 1 Emirates Stakes (2000m) – formerly the…

2016 Emirates Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

2016 Emirates Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

A rejuvenated Emirates Stakes 2016 runs at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday, a detailed form guide and betting preview for the $2 million weight-for-age classic found below. Formerly run a week earlier as the Mackinnon Stakes, for the first time this year the $2 million Group 1 Emirates Stakes (2000m) takes place on the final day…

2016 Emirates Stakes Field & Odds: The United States Favourite

2016 Emirates Stakes Field & Odds: The United States Favourite

Robert Hickmott’s in-form veteran The United States has opened narrow favourite in Emirates Stakes 2016 betting for this Saturday’s $2 million showdown at Flemington Racecourse. Previously run on Derby Day the Saturday prior as the Mackinnon Stakes, this year’s $2 million Group 1 Emirates Stakes (2000m) has attracted a final field of 13 weight-for-age hopefuls….

Scottish to Bypass Melbourne Cup Field 2016

Scottish to Bypass Melbourne Cup Field 2016

Charlie Appleby’s Caulfield Cup runner-up Scottish will bypass the Melbourne Cup on the first Tuesday of November and instead take advantage of a Winx-less 2016 Emirates Stakes four days later. On debut down under for the powerhouse international Godolphin stable, Appleby’s Teofilo five-year-old Scottish made an immediate impression running second to Jameka in the Group…

2016 Melbourne Cup Field Takes Shape: Second Acceptances

2016 Melbourne Cup Field Takes Shape: Second Acceptances

There are just 32 hopeful stayers still in the mix for the ‘race that stops a nation’ after the release of Melbourne Cup 2016 second acceptances. The world’s richest handicap, the $6 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) runs as Flemington Race 7 on Tuesday November 1. Each year the Melbourne Cup field has…

2016 Melbourne Cup Betting Update

2016 Melbourne Cup Betting Update

Hartnell remains on top of 2016 Melbourne Cup betting markets after he finished second behind Winx in the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley this afternoon. Hartnell was no match for Winx in the final stages of the Cox Plate – she almost effortlessly put eight lengths on her rivals to record the most dominant Cox…