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2014 Australia Day Cup Final Field Released

2014 Australia Day Cup Final Field Released

The 2014 Australia Day Cup final field has been released; with eight stayers set to contest the Listed 2400 metre event at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Midsummer Sun is chasing his second straight victory in the Australia Day Cup at Royal Randwick this weekend. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Headlining the 2014 Australia Day Cup final field is Midsummer ...

Winter Stakes Field 2013 – Mic Mac Surprise Acceptor

Winter Stakes Field 2013 – Mic Mac Surprise Acceptor

Despite talk from trainer Paul Messara yesterday that 60.5kg top weight Mic Mac would not take part in Saturday’s 2013 Winter Stakes, the last start Civic Stakes champ features in the final field of acceptors released today.

Despite their hefty weight allocation Mic Mac has been accepted into the 2013 Winter Stakes field. Photo: Steve Hart.

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Mic Mac Tops 2013 Winter Stakes Nominations

Mic Mac Tops 2013 Winter Stakes Nominations

This Saturday the Sydney winter racing action continues at Rosehill Gardens with the running of the Winter Stakes 2013 where last-start Civic Stakes champ Mic Mac heads the nominations.

Civic Stakes winner Mic Mac is the top-rated 2013 Winter Stakes entry for Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

There are officially 17 early entries for this year’s $100,000 Listed Winter Stakes (1400m), ...

Sunday Racing – Canberra Cup Day 2013 Preview & Tips

Sunday Racing – Canberra Cup Day 2013 Preview & Tips

After all the big racing action on Saturday in Sydney and Melbourne punters can now turn their attention to Canberra’s Thoroughbred Park on Sunday where an excellent race card boasting three black type features will play out for 2013 Canberra Cup Day.

Sydney Cup winner Niwot is the class horse at Canberra Cup Day 2013. Photo: Taron Clarke.

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Niwot Tops 2013 Canberra Cup Field – Sunday Racing

Niwot Tops 2013 Canberra Cup Field – Sunday Racing

A lucrative $120,000 first prize and a nice lead-up run for the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival has seen this Sunday’s Canberra Cup 2013 at Thoroughbred Park attract one of its strongest line-ups in many years with the field lead by reigning Sydney Cup winner Niwot.

Sydney Cup winner Niwot is the headline acceptor for Sunday's Canberra Cup 2013. Photo: ...

Sydney Cup Winner Niwot Among Canberra Cup 2013 Nominations

Sydney Cup Winner Niwot Among Canberra Cup 2013 Nominations

Hawkes-trained veteran Niwot will take their next step towards a possible title defense in the prestigious Sydney Cup this weekend, the rising nine-year-old having been nominated for the 2013 Canberra Cup in the country’s capital for Thoroughbred Park’s Super Sunday.

Sydney Cup winner Niwot will contest the 2013 Canberra Cup this Sunday. Photo: Taron Clarke.

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Updated 2013 Adelaide Cup Betting Odds

Updated 2013 Adelaide Cup Betting Odds

Some strong performances over the weekend have seen some changes to the betting market for the Group 2 2013 Adelaide Cup (3200m) which take place at Morphetville on Monday.

Tuscan Fire is the current Adelaide Cup favourite. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Current favourite at bookmaker.com.au is Dan O’Sullivan’s consistent gelding Tuscan Fire ($4.60) who won the Mornington Cup earlier ...

Adelaide Cup 2013 Weights Released

Adelaide Cup 2013 Weights Released

Weights have been released for one of the nation’s true staying tests, with the Group 2 $400,000 2013 Adelaide Cup (3200m) to take place at Morphetville on March 11.

Run over the Melbourne Cup distance of 3200m, the Adelaide Cup is a gruelling staying race that always attracts a quality field.

Forty three horses have been nominated for what is ...

Hurdy Gurdy Man Could Chase Tasmanian Double in 2013 Launceston Cup

Hurdy Gurdy Man Could Chase Tasmanian Double in 2013 Launceston Cup

Hobart Cup winner Hurdy Gurdy Man is likely to be given a shot at a “cups double” in the Group 3 $225,000 2013 Launceston Cup (2400m) on February 27.

Horse Racing Tip A track gallop on Thursday will determine whether Hury Gurdy Man will head to Tasmania for the Launceston Cup.
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Tuscan Fire Narrow 2013 Mornington Cup Betting Favourite

Tuscan Fire Narrow 2013 Mornington Cup Betting Favourite

Dan O’Sullivan’s consistent six-year-old stayer Tuscan Fire has opened favourite in the Mornington Cup 2013 odds for this Wednesday but there are a number of rival gallopers hot on their heels in the markets.

Tuscan Fire has opened early favourite to win the 2013 Mornington Cup this Wednesday. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Running as Mornington Race 8 at ...