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Caloundra Cup 2013 Nominations Released

Caloundra Cup 2013 Nominations Released

While the Group 1 action is over for the season the Queensland Winter Racing Carnival continues up at the Sunshine Coast this Saturday with 2013 Caloundra Cup Day, the namesake race for which has drawn a bumper 25 nominations. One of three stakes on the Sunshine Coast program for Saturday, this year’s $200,000 Listed Yalumba…

Shamardashing Tops Tattersall’s Cup Odds 2013

Shamardashing Tops Tattersall’s Cup Odds 2013

John Thompson’s out-of-form six-year-old Shamardashing is being tipped to improve on their recent runs when they step out at Eagle Farm Racecourse this Saturday in the 2013 Tattersall’s Cup as part of the Tattersall’s Tiara Day action. Due to run as Race 6 on the card at 3:05pm (AEST) this year’s $200,000 Group 3 Carlton…

Tattersall’s Cup 2013 Nominations Out

Tattersall’s Cup 2013 Nominations Out

All the early entries for Saturday’s Tattersall’s Tiara Day races at Eagle Farm are now out including those for the staying feature on the card, the 2013 Tattersall’s Cup. There are 16 nominees for this year’s edition of the $200,000 Group 3 Carlton Draught Tattersall’s Cup (2200m) with some classy types in line for the…

Lord Mayor’s Cup 2013 Field Released

Lord Mayor’s Cup 2013 Field Released

One of the key support races on the Doomben Cup Day program in Brisbane this Saturday is the 2013 Lord Mayor’s Cup where Rob Heathcote’s Stradbroke Handicap-bound sprinter Solzhenitsyn is the headline acceptor. The ace Brisbane trainer’s maiden, and to date only, Group 1 winner having taken out the Toorak Handicap over the Caulfield mile…

Mr Moet Short-priced favourite in 2012 CB Cox Stakes Market

Mr Moet Short-priced favourite in 2012 CB Cox Stakes Market

Mr Moet is a short-priced favourite to add further success to his resume at the Perth Summer Racing Carnival when he contests the Group 2 2012 CB Cox Stakes (2400m) at Ascot on Saturday. The successful Adam Durrant-trained gelding is a $2.40 favourite and the price is justified by his form so far this summer….

CB Cox Stakes 2012 Final Field Released

CB Cox Stakes 2012 Final Field Released

Perth’s Summer Racing Carnival continues at Ascot on Saturday with a bumper card highlighted by the Group 2 $225,000 2012 CB Cox Stakes (2100m). A quality 16-horse field is headed by consistent performer Mr Moet who tasted Group 1 glory last month when defeating star galloper Luckygray in the Railway Stakes (1600m). The Adam Durrant-trained…

Doctor Fremantle’s Perth Cup 2013 Operation

Doctor Fremantle’s Perth Cup 2013 Operation

One of four interstate entries for the 2013 Perth Cup on January 1, former European galloper Doctor Fremantle will be out to break a lengthy three year winning drought when they run at Flemington this weekend in the lead-up to their trip west. Currently prepared by Mornington horseman Sam Pritchard-Gordon the eight-year-old Sadler’s Wells stallion…

Macedonian Represents Moody in Perth Cup 2013

Macedonian Represents Moody in Perth Cup 2013

Victoria’s leading trainer Peter Moody has nominated for his veteran Zabeel seven-year-old Macedonian in the 2013 Perth Cup, the talented stayer adding another dimension to the New Year’s Day feature on January 1. Of the 32 nominations for the $500,000 Group 1 Golden River Developments Perth Cup (2400m) this year four were interstate raiders including…

Mr Moet & Playing God to Top 2013 Perth Cup Weights

Mr Moet & Playing God to Top 2013 Perth Cup Weights

Following the release of the Perth Cup 2013 nominations, RWWA racing manger and chief handicapper David Hunter has indicated that local Group 1 champions Mr Moet and Playing God would top the weights for the New Year’s Day classic. Running at Ascot Racecourse on January 1, 2013, the $500,000 Group 2 Golden River Developments Perth…

2013 Perth Cup Nominations Released

2013 Perth Cup Nominations Released

The biggest New Year’s Day race meeting is WA’s always popular Perth Cup Day on January 1, 2013 with nominations for the day’s marquee event the Perth Cup 2013 now out. Perth Racing received 32 early entries for next year’s edition of the $492,575 Group 2 Golden River Developments Perth Cup (2400m) including the usual…