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Standish Handicap 2017 Field & Betting Odds Released

Standish Handicap 2017 Field & Betting Odds Released

The official field of final acceptors plus 2017 Standish Handicap odds for the feature Flemington race on New Year’s Day are now out. Due to run as Flemington Race 6 at 4:40pm (AEDT) on January 1, this summer’s $150,000 Group 3 Standish Handicap (1200m) has attracted an eleven horse line-up. The most notable non-acceptor from…

Lucky Hussler Heads 2017 Standish Handicap Nominations & Weights

Lucky Hussler Heads 2017 Standish Handicap Nominations & Weights

Darren Weir’s Group 1 winning sprinter Lucky Hussler is the highest-rated and weighted hopeful nominated for a run on New Year’s Day at Flemington Racecourse in the Standish Handicap 2017. This summer’s edition of the $150,000 Group 3 Standish Handicap (1200m) headlines the January 1 racing action in Melbourne and has attracted 14 nominees. Leading…

2017 Standish Handicap Target for Divine Mr Artie

2017 Standish Handicap Target for Divine Mr Artie

Caulfield horseman Brendan McCarthy is looking to step up four-year-old Divine Mr Artie in class targeting the Standish Handicap 2017 at Flemington on New Year’s Day. The progressive son of Artie Schiller has had 16 career starts to date for four wins, five seconds and a third amassing over $300,000 in prize money. With a…

Danjeu Tops 2016 Bagot Handicap Field & Betting

Danjeu Tops 2016 Bagot Handicap Field & Betting

Despite a nasty barrier draw for his Standish Handicap Day assignment this Friday at Flemington the Chris Waller-trained Sydney raider Danjeu has opened narrow favourite in Bagot Handicap 2016 betting for New Year’s Day. The key support race on the January 1 line-up in Melbourne, this summer’s $150,000 Listed Bagot Handicap (2800m) originally attracted a…

Durendal Leads 2016 Standish Handicap Field & Odds

Durendal Leads 2016 Standish Handicap Field & Odds

Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra’s in-form local sprinter Durendal has opened clear favourite of the Standish Handicap 2016 final acceptances for Flemington’s New Year’s Day feature race in Melbourne on Friday. A dozen hopes are set to face off in Flemington Race 7 at 4:06pm (AEST) on January 1 with the $150,000 Group 3 Standish…

Tasmanian Targets for 2015 Bagot Handicap Winner Averau

Tasmanian Targets for 2015 Bagot Handicap Winner Averau

Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival riches could be awaiting Thursday’s Bagot Handicap 2015 winner Averau after the mare’s emphatic Flemington win on New Year’s Day. The Group 3 Hobart Cup (2400m) on February 9 and the Group 3 Launceston Cup (2400m) on February 25 were both named as possible targets next month for the Peter Morgan…

Bagot Handicap 2015 Field & Betting: De Little Engine Clear Favourite

Bagot Handicap 2015 Field & Betting: De Little Engine Clear Favourite

Danny O’Brien’s local four-year-old De Little Engine has opened clear favourite in the 2015 Bagot Handicap field and betting odds to win his fourth on the trot this spring – summer racing season. The in-form Encosta De Lago gelding is one of 13 remaining hopefuls in this Thursday’s $150,000 Listed Bagot Handicap (2800m) field at…

Young UK Hoop Scores New Year’s Day Win on Outback Joe

Young UK Hoop Scores New Year’s Day Win on Outback Joe

Young UK apprentice jockey Oisin Murphy enjoyed a stakes win to start the New Year at Flemington Racecourse on Wednesday saluting in the $150,000 Listed Bagot Handicap (2800m) aboard progressive stayer Outback Joe. Regular rider for famous English trainer Andrew Balding, Murphy is currently on loan to Melbourne’s Danny O’Brien for our summer. On New…