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Decision Time Tops Gilgai Stakes 2011 Field & Betting

Decision Time Tops Gilgai Stakes 2011 Field & Betting

Clarry Conners’ consistent Foreplay four-year-old Decision Time has opened at the top of the odds for this Sunday’s 2011 Gilgai Stakes, one of the major Groups showdowns running as part of the Turnbull Stakes Day action.

Decision Time looks set to bounce-back in the 2011 Gilgai Stakes on Turnbull Stakes Day on Sunday

The $250,000 Group 2 Gilgai ...

2011 Testa Rossa Stakes Betting Wide Open – Caulfield Tips

2011 Testa Rossa Stakes Betting Wide Open – Caulfield Tips

With all the attention focused on Caulfield Guineas hopes Smart Missile in the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes and Helmet in the Guineas Prelude at Caulfield tomorrow, the 2011 Testa Rossa Stakes has slipped under the radar but there is plenty of value to found in the betting for this sprint showdown.

The $100,000 Listed Testa Rossa Stakes (1200m) is scheduled ...

Phelan Ready for Testa Rossa Stakes 2011 Win

Phelan Ready for Testa Rossa Stakes 2011 Win

Thornhill Park-based horseman Jason McLachlan is confident Saturday will see a return to form from his former Golden Slipper winner Phelan Ready, the five-year-old headlining a slick field of sprinters accepted for the 2011 Testa Rossa Stakes at Caulfield’s Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Day meeting.

Phelan Ready is out to score their first race win since the 2009 Golden ...

Lightning Stakes Placegetter Warm Love Loses the Battle

Lightning Stakes Placegetter Warm Love Loses the Battle

Mornington-based horseman David Brideoake is this week in mourning after having to put down his talented mare Warm Love due to a severe case of pneumonia.

The beautifully bred four-year-old daughter of Octagonal from Flying Spur mare Charangas was euthanized over the weekend after an abscess on her heart developed into pneumonia.

Purchased for just $9,000 at the 2008 William ...

Brissie Buff in McEwen Stakes 2011 Field

Brissie Buff in McEwen Stakes 2011 Field

Leading Brisbane-based horseman Robert Heathcote is confident his resuming galloper Buffering can be a competitive force in a classy 2011 McEwen Stakes field at Moonee Valley this Saturday.

Atomic Force (pictured) is one of three Group 1 winners in the 2011 McEwen Stakes field

Wearing blinkers for the first time to help sharpen them up for their new-season debut, Mossman ...

Response Ready to Answer Stablemate in Goodwood

Response Ready to Answer Stablemate in Goodwood

Last year’s Golden Slipper winning filly Crystal Lily may have a stranglehold over the odds for Sunday’s The Goodwood after the early scratching of rival Shrapnel, but it is the fellow Mathew Ellerton and Simon Zahra-trained Group 1 winner Response that could cause an upset in the Adelaide feature.

Response will face off against high-profile stablemate Crystal Lily ...

Eagle Falls No Featherweight in Goodwood

Eagle Falls No Featherweight in Goodwood

Top Victorian trainer David Hayes is confident the hefty top-weight and wide barrier draw allocated to Eagle Falls for Sunday’s The Goodwood hasn’t ruled his galloper out of contention for Adelaide’s pinnacle sprint showdown.

Eagle Falls is the 58kg top-weight in Sunday's The Goodwood

There were 21 acceptors for the capacity 20-starter field for this year’s $350,000 Group 1 The ...

Diplomatic Could Force Goodwood Upset

Diplomatic Could Force Goodwood Upset

Benalla trainer Wayne Nicholls is hoping his gallant gelding Diplomatic Force can be a competitive force up against the more favoured sprinter’s in the The Goodwood at Adelaide this weekend.

A $26 outsider in the markets for the capacity 20-starter plus one emergency field for the $350,000 Group 1 The Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville on Sunday, Oamaru Force six-year-old Diplomatic ...

No Goodwood Double for Price with Anny

No Goodwood Double for Price with Anny

Caulfield-based trainer Mick Price who prepared last year’s The Goodwood winner Velocitea has chosen not to go for back-to-back success in the Morphettville feature accepting Dubleanny for a Listed race on Sunday instead.

Dubleanny will race in the Proud Miss Stakes and not The Goodwood on Sunday

The $350,000 Group 1 The Goodwood (1200m) is the feature on a cracker ...

Crystal Clear Favourite for Goodwood

Crystal Clear Favourite for Goodwood

With the omission of Hay List from Sunday’s The Goodwood at Morphettville, smart young filly Crystal Lily is now the clear favourite in the pre-field markets to win her first Group 1 showdown since taking out last year’s Golden Slipper.

Crystal Lily is favourite to win the 2011 The Goodwood on Sunday

The headline event at Morphettville’s Super Sunday in ...