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2014 Angst Stakes Final Field & Barrier Draw

2014 Angst Stakes Final Field & Barrier Draw

A final field of 12 four-year-old and up mares will ride in the 2014 Angst Stakes at Royal Randwick Racecourse this weekend, after five defected from Monday’s nominations. The Group 3 Angst Stakes (1600m) is one of the supporting races on Spring Champion Stakes Day, Saturday October 11. Headlining the classy field of mares is…

2014 Angst Stakes Nominations Released

2014 Angst Stakes Nominations Released

Nominations for the 2014 Angst Stakes were taken on Monday, with 17 mares declaring for the race. The Group 3 Angst Stakes (1600m) is the supporting race at Royal Randwick Racecourse on Spring Champion Stakes Day, scheduled for this Saturday October 11, 2014. The four-year-old and up mares race attracted a healthy field size of…

Equal Favourites in 2013 Queensland Oaks – Betting Update

Equal Favourites in 2013 Queensland Oaks – Betting Update

With the early favourite Dear Demi easing in her price to become a dual Oaks winning and the punters coming for her biggest danger Gondokoro the two smart fillies are now equal top fancies in the Queensland Oaks 2013 odds for this weekend. Clarry Conners’ Crown Oaks champ and The Roses winner Dear Demi opened…

Will Lees Express Power Over 2013 Queensland Oaks Rivals?

Will Lees Express Power Over 2013 Queensland Oaks Rivals?

This Saturday Newcastle-based horseman Kris Lees will launch a double pronged attack on the Queensland Oaks 2013, the favourite of his two fillies being Express Power. While Lees’ Gold Coast Bracelet runner-up Soapy Star is only rated a $16 chance to win the $400,000 Group 1 Queensland Oaks (2400m) after her sixth in The Roses…

Updated Queensland Oaks 2013 Odds – Still a Two Filly Race

Updated Queensland Oaks 2013 Odds – Still a Two Filly Race

Betting on Saturday’s 2013 Queensland Oaks has re-opened following the release of the final field, Clarry Conners’ smart Dehere filly Dear Demi remaining at the top of the markets for the Eagle Farm feature. Winner of the Crown Oaks during the Melbourne Cup Carnival last spring, Dear Demi will be having her third start in…

Queensland Derby 2013 First Acceptances Down to 33

Queensland Derby 2013 First Acceptances Down to 33

There are now just 33 three-year-olds still in with a shot at the 2013 Queensland Derby trophy on Stradbroke Handicap Day Saturday week after first declarations for the June 8 Group 1’s were taken by Racing Queensland today. Originally this year’s $500,000 Group 1 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2400m) attracted 120 nominees, a figure cut…

Lees Shoots for Ortensia Stakes 2013 Trifecta

Lees Shoots for Ortensia Stakes 2013 Trifecta

In-form Broadmeadow trainer Kris Lees may be eyeing his third consecutive quinella at a major weekend meet at Brisbane on Saturday but he will also have one eye on Scone where he will vie for the 2013 Ortensia Stakes trifecta with three stablemates running in the classic. Following his success Queensland Oaks hopes Express Power…

The Roses 2013 – Betting Odds and Tips

The Roses 2013 – Betting Odds and Tips

An even bunch of three-year-old fillies will line up to contest the Group 3 2013 The Roses (2000m) at Doomben on Saturday which is a traditional Queensland Oaks lead-up. Heading betting at $2.20 is Kris Lees-trained filly Express Power who is coming off a big Gold Coast Bracelet win. Next best is Dear Demi ($4.80)…

2013 Queensland Oaks Favourites Face Off on Doomben Cup Day

2013 Queensland Oaks Favourites Face Off on Doomben Cup Day

This Saturday, May 18, the early favourites for the Queensland Oaks 2013 will feature in an early showdown with Dear Demi and Express Power to face off in the $175,000 Group 3 The Roses (2000m) on Doomben Cup Day. Current markets for the $400,000 Group 1 Queensland Oaks (2400m), running at Eagle Farm on June…

Dear Demi Cops Visitor’s Draw – The Roses 2013 Final Field and Barriers

Dear Demi Cops Visitor’s Draw – The Roses 2013 Final Field and Barriers

Sydney filly Dear Demi will have to overcome a “visitor’s draw” if she is to be successful in Saturday’s 2013 The Roses (2000m) at Doomben. The Clarry Conners-trained Group 1 winner has received barrier 20 for the traditional Queensland Oaks lead-up as she attempts to add another feature to outstanding resume. The daughter of Dehere…