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McEvoy Happy With Le Roi Ahead of 2014 Port Adelaide Cup

McEvoy Happy With Le Roi Ahead of 2014 Port Adelaide Cup

While unable to figure when ninth in the major Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) on day 2 of The Championships at Royal Randwick last time out, trainer Tony McEvoy is confident a rise in distance and drop back in class in this weekend’s Listed Port Adelaide Cup (2500m) is precisely what is needed for…

Le Roi Tops 2014 Port Adeladie Cup Field & Odds

Le Roi Tops 2014 Port Adeladie Cup Field & Odds

After a failed Group 1 run at Randwick last month, Tony McEvoy’s European import Le Roi drops right down in class for their shot at the 2014 Port Adelaide Cup at Morphettville this weekend. The Areion stallion is one of a bumper 16 final acceptors making up the field for Saturday’s $100,000 Listed Mittys Port…

Weir Wins 2014 Warrnambool Cup & Car With Akzar

Weir Wins 2014 Warrnambool Cup & Car With Akzar

Ballarat horseman Darren Weir had the numbers for the 2014 Warrnambool Cup Carnival and today he came away with the goods winning the $200,000 feature with favourite Akzar as well as the trainer’s bonus giving him a brand new Mercedes to boot. Selkirk seven-year-old Akzar jumped top of the odds for this afternoon’s Listed Warrnambool…

Latest Warrnambool Cup 2014 Odds & Betting

Latest Warrnambool Cup 2014 Odds & Betting

This afternoon a class line-up of provincial stayers will face off in the 2014 Warrnambool Cup where the clear favourite is in-form Ballarat-based galloper Akzar. A capacity field of 16 runners is set to contest this year’s $200,000 Listed Sungold Milk Warrnambool Cup (2350m), the first emergency St Jean coming in for the scratched #14…

Akzar Heads 2014 Warrnambool Cup Field

Akzar Heads 2014 Warrnambool Cup Field

Darren Weir’s veteran galloper Akzar looks the one to beat in Thursday’s Warrnambool Cup 2014, the rising eight-year-old shooting for their fourth win of the year. In flying form the Selkirk gelding is topping the early markets for this week’s $200,000 Listed Sungold Milk Warrnambool Cup (2350m) despite having come up with the outside draw….

Melbourne Cup Contender Motivado Wins 2013 Queen’s Cup

Melbourne Cup Contender Motivado Wins 2013 Queen’s Cup

Motivado has won the Group 3 Queen’s Cup at Morphettville Racecourse today May 11, 2013. The five-year-old won the race by half a length ahead of Shiny Buttons, who placed second, and Finiguerra, who rounded out the placings in third. Motivado was having just his second Australian race start in today’s 2013 Queen’s Cup after…

The Goodwood Day 2013 Race Tips & Preview

The Goodwood Day 2013 Race Tips & Preview

This Saturday, May 11, the final major Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival meeting will run at Morphettville Racecourse with 2013 The Goodwood Day to feature five Group races – tips for which are listed below. Racing at Morphettville is set to get underway at 12:30pm with the $115,000 Group 3 National Stakes (1200m) for the two-year-olds…

Adelaide Queen’s Cup 2013 Field & Barriers

Adelaide Queen’s Cup 2013 Field & Barriers

This Saturday a bumper line-up of Group races will take place at Morphettville Racecourse in South Australia for the Goodwood Day, one of the majors on the card being the 2013 Queen’s Cup. Due to run as Race 3 at 1:40pm (local) this year’s $115,000 Group 3 Queen’s Cup (2500m) has drawn a final field…

Banca Mo Shortens Following Scratchings – 2013 Warrnambool Cup Betting

Banca Mo Shortens Following Scratchings – 2013 Warrnambool Cup Betting

Already a short-priced favourite in a big 2013 Warrnambool Cup (2350m) field, Tasmanian gelding Banca Mo has shortened further following some key scratchings from the $200,000 event. Mick Kent’s import Tac De Boistron has been withdrawn from the race as has Robert Smerdon’s Black And Bent. The scratchings have seen Banca Mo firm into $2.80 as…

Banca Mo is 2013 Warrnambool Cup Betting Favourite

Banca Mo is 2013 Warrnambool Cup Betting Favourite

Tasmanian gelding Banca Mo is a clear favourite for Thursday’s Listed 2013 Warrnambool Cup (2350m). The David and Scott Brunton-trained galloper is chasing a third straight victory this weekend and is currently rated a $3.10 chance at . A potential Brisbane Cup start awaits if the son of Tough Speed can back up the form…