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Only Seven Mares in 2015 Stocks Stakes Field

Only Seven Mares in 2015 Stocks Stakes Field

A diminutive but classy field of only seven mares face off under the lights at Moonee Valley Racecourse this Friday night in the Stocks Stakes 2015 over a mile.

Queen of the Turf Stakes winner Amanpour is one of just seven mares in the 2015 Stocks Stakes field this year at Moonee Valley. Photo: Steve Hart.

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Rising Romance Tops 2015 Chairman’s Handicap Field

Rising Romance Tops 2015 Chairman’s Handicap Field

Last autumn’s Australian Oaks winner Rising Romance takes on the boys at Royal Randwick this weekend on Day 1 of The Championships as the top rated and highest weighted Chairman’s Handicap 2015 runner.

Australian Oaks winner Rising Romance carries a big weight in Saturday’s 2015 Chairman’s Handicap at Royal Randwick. Photo: Steve Hart.

A lead-up to Saturday week’s Sydney Cup...

Big Memory Leads 2015 Chairman’s Handicap Nominations

Big Memory Leads 2015 Chairman’s Handicap Nominations

This weekend in Sydney Day One of The Championships steals the spotlight at Royal Randwick, Big Memory leading the nominations for one of the meeting’s support acts – the Chairman’s Handicap 2015.

Sydney Cup-bound Big Memory is one of the top hopes for Saturday’s 2015 Chairman’s Handicap at Randwick. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Four Group 1 races ...

Rising Romance Likely To Progress To The BMW

Rising Romance Likely To Progress To The BMW

Talented mare Rising Romance is set to back-up in the 2015 The BMW at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday, despite being found with a sore hoof on Sunday morning.

Rising Romance was beaten by Scratchy Bottom in the 2015 The BMW at Rosehill Gardens this weekend. Photo by: Steve Hart

Rising Romance was well-backed in the lead-up to the Group 3 ...

Scratchy Bottom Delivers Upset Win in 2015 Epona Stakes

Scratchy Bottom Delivers Upset Win in 2015 Epona Stakes

11 fillies and mares tackled the Group 3 Epona Stakes (1900m) at Rosehill this afternoon with odds-on favourite Rising Romance being usurped by roughie Scratchy Bottom in the final moments.

Scratchy Bottom (inside) wins the Group 3 Epona Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

Telepathic was away well while Adorabeel and Rising Romance settled behind the leaders – Role ...

2015 Frances Tressady Stakes Field & Barrier Draw

2015 Frances Tressady Stakes Field & Barrier Draw

11 classy fillies and mares are set to contest the Group 3 Frances Tressady Stakes (1400m) at Flemington this Saturday after final acceptances were taken on Wednesday.

Politeness headlines the Group 3 Frances Tressady Stakes field. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Headlining the field is the Robert Smerdon-trained Politeness, who will enjoy a midfield jump from barrier six with ...

Politeness Leads 2015 Frances Tressady Stakes Nominations

Politeness Leads 2015 Frances Tressady Stakes Nominations

Robert Smerdon’s smart mare Politeness is the top rated nomination taken for the Frances Tressady Stakes 2015 at Flemington’s Australian Guineas Day this weekend in Melbourne.

SA Derby runner-up Scratchy Bottom is after a win against her own kind in the 2015 Frances Tessady Stakes at Flemington this weekend. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

A total of 15 fillies ...

Matriarch Stakes 2014 Tips & Selections

Matriarch Stakes 2014 Tips & Selections

Stakes Day at Flemington on Saturday will round out the action of the 2014 Melbourne Cup Carnival, with five Group races running throughout the day.

Suavito is favourite to win the 2014 Matriach Stakes but his form at the distance says otherwise. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

One of those races is the Group 1 Matriarch Stakes (2000m) or Momentum ...

2014 Matriach Stakes Betting Update

2014 Matriach Stakes Betting Update

A maximum field of mares is set to contest the Group 2 Matriach Stakes (2000m) this Saturday at Flemington, with 16 plus four emergencies declaring for the Stakes Day supporting race.

Eliza Park International Stakes winner Suavito is favourite to win the Matriach Stakes. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

The 2014 Matriach Stakes is one of five Group One races ...

May’s Dream Heads Blazer Stakes Field 2014

May’s Dream Heads Blazer Stakes Field 2014

Darren Weir’s Group 1 winning mare May’s Dream is one of the top rated final acceptors for the 2014 Blazer Stakes at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday.

May's Dream is a top chance second-up in Saturday's Blazer Stakes 2014. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The New Approach four-year-old is one of 16 hopefuls making up the field for this year’s ...