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2017 Caulfield Cup Dream Alive for Sofia Rosa

2017 Caulfield Cup Dream Alive for Sofia Rosa

Kiwi horseman Stephen Marsh has high spring ambitions for his former Oaks winner Sofia Rosa, who he has entered for the Caulfield Cup 2017. The daughter of Makfi hasn’t won a race since her Group 1 ATC Oaks (2400m) success as a three-year-old in Sydney back in April of 2016. The now five-year-old had a…

Our Ivanhowe is a Dominant Ranvet Stakes Winner

Our Ivanhowe is a Dominant Ranvet Stakes Winner

Our Ivanhowe has produced a huge turn of foot in the final straight at Rosehill Gardens to win the Group 1 Ranvet Stakes (2000m) in dominant fashion this afternoon. Lee & Anthony Freedman have been waiting for a rain-soaked track for close to two years with the Soldier Hollow entire and the team were extremely…

Ranvet Stakes 2017 Form Guide & Betting Preview

Ranvet Stakes 2017 Form Guide & Betting Preview

A small field full of depth faces off at Rosehill on Saturday in the 2017 Ranvet Stakes, a comprehensive form guide analysis and betting preview for the weight-for-age showdown found below. Due to run as Race 4 at 2:05pm (AEDT) on the bumper Golden Slipper Stakes Day line-up, just eight runners are in the mix…

2016 Caulfield Cup Second Acceptances: 6 Internationals

2016 Caulfield Cup Second Acceptances: 6 Internationals

Only six international raiders are still officially in the mix for the Caulfield Cup 2016 after a total of 58 horses were paid up for at second acceptance stage for the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival classic this week. On Tuesday Racing Victoria took second acceptances for four Group 1 classics over the carnival including those…

2016 Makybe Diva Stakes Field: Three for Weir

2016 Makybe Diva Stakes Field: Three for Weir

Record breaking Melbourne trainer Darren Weir will saddle-up three chances including the short-priced favourite Black Heart Bart in the Makybe Diva Stakes 2016 field at Flemington Racecourse this weekend. Due to run as Flemington Race 7 at 4:10pm (AEST) on Saturday afternoon as the second elite level of this season’s Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, the…

Black Heart Bart Leads 2016 Makybe Diva Stakes Nominations

Black Heart Bart Leads 2016 Makybe Diva Stakes Nominations

Darren Weir’s last start Memsie Stakes winner Black Heart Bart headlines the nominations for the Group 1 feature in Melbourne this weekend – Flemington’s Makybe Diva Stakes 2016. A total of 14 early entries were received by Racing Victoria on Monday for this season’s $500,000 Group 1 Makybe Diva Stakes (1600m). Nominations for the weight-for-age…

Internationals Top 2016 Caulfield Cup Weights

Internationals Top 2016 Caulfield Cup Weights

The Aidan O’Brien-trained duo of Highland Reel and Order Of St George have been allocated the equal 58kg top weight for the Caulfield Cup 2016 with handicaps released by Racing Victoria this week. Irish horseman O’Brien has a dozen nominees for this season’s $3 million Group 1 BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m), the lucrative mile and…

Tarzino Nominated for 2016 Melbourne Cup

Tarzino Nominated for 2016 Melbourne Cup

Mick Price has thrown in a Melbourne Cup 2016 nomination for last year’s VRC Derby winner Tarzino who he confirmed took no harm out of his Memsie Stakes return last weekend. Tavistock stallion Tarzino made his four-year-old debut last Saturday at his home track of Caulfield in the weight-for-age Group 1 Memsie Stakes (1400m). He…

Da Big Hoss Could Represent USA in Melbourne Cup 2016

Da Big Hoss Could Represent USA in Melbourne Cup 2016

North America could have their maiden runner in a Melbourne Cup field in 2016 with the USA’s premier stayer Da Big Hoss among the strong international contingent nominated for this year’s edition of the two mile classic. Racing Victoria received 124 nominations on Tuesday for the $6.2 million Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m), the ‘race…

Black Heart Bart On Top Of Memsie Stakes Betting

Black Heart Bart On Top Of Memsie Stakes Betting

The 2016 Memsie Stakes odds of Black Heart Bart continue to shorten and the star galloper is set to start the Group 1 event at Caulfield this afternoon as a clear favourite. Black Heart Bart opened as a dominant favourite when the Memsie Stakes betting market was released on Wednesday and his position has only…