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2016 PB Lawrence Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

2016 PB Lawrence Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

The Spring Racing Carnival kicks into gear at Caulfield Racecourse today, as nine talent-rich races make up 2016 PB Lawrence Stakes Day. It is a fine day in the greater Melbourne metropolitan area today and the Caulfield track has been rated a ‘Good 4’, following only 4mm of rainfall in the last 24 hours. Notable…

2013 Caulfield Cup Still the Aim for Tuscan Fire

2013 Caulfield Cup Still the Aim for Tuscan Fire

The Group 1 2013 Caulfield Cup remains the spring goal for Tuscan Fire despite failing in the Group 2 Adelaide Cup on Monday. The six-year-old laboured in hot conditions to finish at the back of the 20-horse field despite many tipping him as one of the horses to beat in the Morphetville staying feature. Trainer…

McEvoy gives Pinwheel glowing report for Australia Stakes

McEvoy gives Pinwheel glowing report for Australia Stakes

A glowing report from jockey Kerrin McEvoy on Pinwheel heading into the Group 2 $220,000 Essendon Mazda Australia Stakes(1200m) at Moonee Valley on Friday night has boosted stable confidence in the seven year old. Even though McEvoy won’t be aboard Pinwheel on Friday because of commitments in Sydney, Darley’s stable rider reported that the Lonhro…

Black Caviar Betting Update – Robert Sangster Stakes 2012

Black Caviar Betting Update – Robert Sangster Stakes 2012

It will once again be a case of Black Caviar versus the rest when the super mare makes her return to racing this Saturday in the Group 1 2012 Robert Sangster Stakes (1200m) at Morphetvillethis Saturday. As expected, the world’s best sprinter is an overwhelming favourite and is currently paying $1.03 () to record her…

Buffering Heads 2012 Victory Stakes Nominations

Buffering Heads 2012 Victory Stakes Nominations

With the winter carnival not too far away, Group level racing returns to Brisbane’s Eagle Farm Racecourse this weekend and a quality field have been nominated for the feature Group 2 2012 Victory Stakes (1200m). Headling the 10-horse nominations list is 2011 winner Buffering who is coming off a third-place effort behind Foxwedge and Hay…

Snowden Takes on So You Think Relative on way to Spring

Snowden Takes on So You Think Relative on way to Spring

The premier trainer of two-year-olds for the year, Peter Snowden hopes to confirm Spring Carnival aspirations for his emerging filly Euryale as she takes on the boys at Flemington this Saturday including a younger brother of dual Cox Plate winner So You Think. Well-bred Lonhro filly out of Fusaichi Pegasus (Group 1 Flight Stakes winner)…

Sportsbet Online Betting Promotions and Offers

Sportsbet Online Betting Promotions and Offers

Visit today and get ready for this weekend’s Emirates Stakes Day. Along with our usual $300 free bet bundle, are offering some great cash refunds on your Emirates Stakes day bets. The big race almost over-shadowing the main event this weekend is the Patinack Classic with two big runners, Black Caviar and Hay List. And…

2009 Spring Carnival Racewear

2009 Spring Carnival Racewear

The illustrious Victorian Spring Carnival is all about the horses, trainers, jockeys and of course, the fashion. Each year thousands of spectators flock to Flemington dressed to impress creating a fashion spectacular on the field. Dresses, ties, suits, hats and fascinators often steal the show as the racecourse comes alive in a sea of colour,…

2009 Spring Racing Fascinator Trends

2009 Spring Racing Fascinator Trends

This year’s Spring Racing Carnival is all about small decorated headbands and flighty cocktail hats rather than oversized fascinators and hats. With celebrities such as Megan Gale and Miranda Kerr sporting the less-is-more look at Emirates Doncaster Day, it seems pillbox style hats with netting are going to be one of the biggest fashion trends…

Caulfield’s Sensational Saturday – Leading the Way to the 2009 Melbourne Cup

Caulfield’s Sensational Saturday – Leading the Way to the 2009 Melbourne Cup

Saturday saw the launch of the Spring Carnival majors with the running of the Group 1 Yalumba Stakes. Outstanding galloper Whobegotyou claimed a remarkable three-quarters of a length victory, beating home Heart Of Dreams, who ran the fastest final 200m section of the race, to the finish. The win was jockey Damien Oliver’s 2000th career…