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Bondeiger Follows Winning 2015 Australian Guineas Format

Bondeiger Follows Winning 2015 Australian Guineas Format

Trainer Danny O’Brien is set to follow the same autumn format with three-year-old colt Bondeiger that saw him win the Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) with Shamus Award last year as well as Shamrocker in 2011. O’Brien netted the Guineas with both horses at their respective second-up starts and will aim to do the same…

2015 Australian Guineas Campaign for Bondeiger

2015 Australian Guineas Campaign for Bondeiger

After a devastatingly close loss in the Victoria Derby this spring, trainer Danny O’Brien is hoping for a turn of luck early next year with plans to target the Australian Guineas 2015 with Bondeiger. The promising War Pass colt improved on a seventh behind Moonovermanhattan in the Group 2 Moonee Valley Vase (2040m) on October…

Shamrocker’s Melbourne Cup 2012 Plans

Shamrocker’s Melbourne Cup 2012 Plans

Danny O’Brien’s dual Group 1 winner Shamrocker may have performed below par last Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, but the Flemington-based horseman isn’t giving up on her and plans to target the 2012 Melbourne Cup are already in place for the daughter of O’Reilly. As a three-year-old Shamrocker was one of the most talked about fillies…

Will Silent Achiever Score NZ – Australian Derby 2012 Double?

Will Silent Achiever Score NZ – Australian Derby 2012 Double?

This Saturday the Roger James-trained Kiwi filly Silent Achiever will be out to secure a rare three-year-olds double across the Tasman by adding the 2012 Australian Derby in Sydney to her previous New Zealand Derby victory. The smart daughter of O’Reilly won four Group races on the trot back home this time in, including a…

Australian Derby 2012 Form Guide & Betting Preview

Australian Derby 2012 Form Guide & Betting Preview

This weekend Royal Randwick will host a bumper nine-race Group program headlined by a classic three-year-olds’ clash, the Races.com.au team’s exclusive 2012 Australian Derby form guide and betting preview found below. Dedicated to helping our readers back a winner at the country’s leading online bookie , we have gone over the form guide, race stats,…

2012 Australian Derby Odds – Laser Hawk Still Favourite

2012 Australian Derby Odds – Laser Hawk Still Favourite

Gai Waterhouse’s impressive Rosehill Guineas winner Laser Hawk has retained his spot at the top of the Australian Derby 2012 odds for this Saturday’s Royal Randwick classic but their double digit draw sees them now share that favouritism with Kiwi filly Silent Achiever. Earlier a 13-horse field was revealed for the $1.5 million Group 1…

Australian Derby Field 2012 Released

Australian Derby Field 2012 Released

A smart field of 13 three-year-olds has been released for the 2012 Australian Derby at Royal Randwick this Saturday, the talented ensemble headlined by Gai Waterhouse’s Rosehill Guineas winner Laser Hawk. In an early blow for the Artie Schiller gelding, Laser Hawk has drawn barrier 11 of 13 for the $1.5 million Group 1 Australian…

Smerdon Backs Australian Guineas 2012 Market Mover Mosheen

Smerdon Backs Australian Guineas 2012 Market Mover Mosheen

Despite the historical data saying she can’t win from her horror double-digit gate, Mosheen’s trainer Robert Smerdon remains hopeful that his Crown Oaks winner can go back-to-back for the fillies in the 2012 Australian Guineas on Saturday, and it seems the punters agree. Since markets opened on the final field for the $750,000 Group 1…

2012 Australian Guineas Form Guide & Betting Facts

2012 Australian Guineas Form Guide & Betting Facts

The latest elite level of the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival is set to run at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday, and below the Races.com.au team have our insider Australian Guineas 2012 form guide analysis and betting preview. While Peter Snowden’s Caulfield Guineas champion Helmet is the clear favourite to take out the $750,000 Group 1 Australian…

2012 Australian Guineas Top Two Dominate Flemington Race Odds

2012 Australian Guineas Top Two Dominate Flemington Race Odds

The two three-year-olds dominating the Australian Guineas 2012 odds are also ruling the Flemington betting markets for this Saturday’s Lightning Stakes Day, Helmet and Mosheen to start odds-on in their respective races giving punters an early guide next month’s Group 1 showdown. Kicking off the Group racing action at Flemington on Saturday will be Race…