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Winx Cox Plate Clash over Caulfield Cup for Gingernuts

Winx Cox Plate Clash over Caulfield Cup for Gingernuts

After having his lead-up plans thrown into disarray with the abandonment of last Saturday’s Livamol Classic, Kiwi stayer Gingernuts could come up against Winx in the 2017 Cox Plate. This spring Matamata-based trainers Stephen Autridge & Jamie Richards had been targeting the Group 1 $3 million Caulfield Cup (2400m) Saturday week with their gun Iffraaj…

2017 Caulfield Cup No. 1 Priority for Gingernuts

2017 Caulfield Cup No. 1 Priority for Gingernuts

Connections of gun Kiwi stayer Gingernuts admit they do have the Melbourne Cup in the back of their minds for the galloper this spring down under but that the Caulfield Cup 2017 is the main priority. Prepared at Matamata by Stephen Autridge & Jamie Richards, Iffraaj gelding Gingernuts races this weekend back home for the…

Caulfield Cup 2017 Confirmed for Gingernuts

Caulfield Cup 2017 Confirmed for Gingernuts

An impressive Group 1 win across the Tasman over the weekend has the Te Akau Racing stable confident ahead of a 2017 Caulfield Cup bid back down under with the autumn’s Rosehill Guineas winner Gingernuts. The now four-year-old son of Iffraaj resumed at Hastings on September running fifth to Close Up in the Group 1…

Gingernuts Improves Ahead of 2017 Caulfield Cup

Gingernuts Improves Ahead of 2017 Caulfield Cup

It is all systems go for gun Kiwi youngster Gingernuts who has improved and strengthened-up during his winter spell ahead of a return to Australia for a shot at the Caulfield Cup 2017. Co-trainer Stephen Autridge said the team at Te Akau were thrilled with the rising four-year-old’s progression in the paddock. “He’s put on…

JJ Atkins 2017 Betting Tips & Odds Update

JJ Atkins 2017 Betting Tips & Odds Update

The 2017 JJ Atkins is one of three Group 1 Doomben races on the Brisbane card this Saturday in the sunshine state and below are our insider tips on the two-years-old classic plus updated odds on the mile event. Doomben Race 6 at 2:20pm (AEST) features a final field of 14 juveniles facing off in…

Shocking Luck Tops Queensland Derby 2017 Odds

Shocking Luck Tops Queensland Derby 2017 Odds

New Zealand visitor Shocking Luck is early favourite in the updated post-field 2017 Queensland Derby odds to salute in Group 1 company at Doomben Racecourse this weekend. A late entry into the Stradbroke Handicap Day feature after connections accidently missed the original first acceptances cut-off date, the Stephen Autridge & Jamie Richards-trained gelding is one…

JJ Atkins 2017 Betting Update: Melody Belle Nears Odds-On

JJ Atkins 2017 Betting Update: Melody Belle Nears Odds-On

The BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes winning filly Melody Belle is nearing odds-on territory in the latest 2017 JJ Atkins betting markets for the mile feature for two-year-olds at Doomben on Saturday. One of three elite level Stradbroke Handicap Day races moved from Eagle Farm to Doomben Racecourse this Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival, the $600,000 Group…

Brisbane Cup Field & Odds: Tight Betting Affair

Brisbane Cup Field & Odds: Tight Betting Affair

The bookies are having a hard time separating the top four in 2017 Brisbane Cup betting ahead of the Stradbroke Handicap Day support race at Doomben Racecourse on the weekend. Closing the card for the biggest meeting of the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival, this year’s $300,000 Group 2 Brisbane Cup (2200m) is due to run…

2017 Queensland Derby Field Released: Ana Royale In Barrier 3

2017 Queensland Derby Field Released: Ana Royale In Barrier 3

Stuart Webb has paid up the late entry fee to get his filly Ana Royal in the Queensland Derby 2017 field against the boys this weekend with the three-year-old drawn a treat in barrier three at Doomben. Last Saturday the daughter of Anacheeva ran a luckless eighth beaten three lengths by the Chris Waller-trained winner…

Melody Belle Heads 2017 JJ Atkins Field

Melody Belle Heads 2017 JJ Atkins Field

Group 1 winning New Zealand-trained filly Melody Belle will be a short-priced favourite in the JJ Atkins 2017 field at Doomben Racecourse on Saturday after connections paid the late entry to get her into the mix. Originally the stable that races the flying Stephen Autridge & Jamie Richards-trained Commands filly missed the first acceptance cut…