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2017 Caulfield Cup: Bonneval All Clear to Run

2017 Caulfield Cup: Bonneval All Clear to Run

After plenty of pre-race drama surrounding the mare’s soundness, the Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman-trained Bonneval has been cleared to take her spot in Saturday’s Caulfield Cup 2017 field. Bonneval pulled up lame with leg lacerations after the four-year-old daughter of Makfi finished sixth as the beaten favourite last weekend in the Group 1 Ladbrokes…

Bonneval Not Confirmed for Caulfield Cup 2017 Start

Bonneval Not Confirmed for Caulfield Cup 2017 Start

Co-trainer Murray Baker may be confident his bonny mare Bonneval is “good as gold” for the 2017 Caulfield Cup on Saturday but she is still yet to be given a 100% pass from Racing Victoria stewards. There is a pre-race drama playing out ahead of Caulfield Cup Day between the Kiwi-based Baker and the stewards…

Vet Check Awaits One Time Caulfield Cup 2017 Betting Favourite Bonneval

Vet Check Awaits One Time Caulfield Cup 2017 Betting Favourite Bonneval

One time favourite in 2017 Caulfield Cup betting for the weekend, the Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman-trained mare Bonneval needs to pass a vet check on Thursday before taking her spot in the Group 1 field on Saturday. One the drift in Caulfield Cup odds at out from $6 to $8, the four-year-old daughter of…

2017 Caulfield Cup Tips: Back the Four-Year-Olds

2017 Caulfield Cup Tips: Back the Four-Year-Olds

The Caulfield Cup 2017 tips are flooding in ahead of the opening leg of the Spring Cups double on Saturday and history shows the four-year-old horses in the mix are statistically the best to back. There are 17 hopefuls in the Group 1 $3 million BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) this year, the race running under…

Wet Caulfield Cup 2017 Brings the Snow

Wet Caulfield Cup 2017 Brings the Snow

ATC Derby winning Kiwi raider Jon Snow will benefit from any lead-up rain for the 2017 Caulfield Cup this Saturday in Melbourne. Currently the course proper at Caulfield Racecourse, host to the Group 1 $3 million BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) on the weekend, is rated a Good (3). There is scheduled rain in Melbourne over…

Bonneval Out to Atone in 2017 Caulfield Cup

Bonneval Out to Atone in 2017 Caulfield Cup

One time favourite Bonneval is still being kept safe in Caulfield Cup 2017 betting for this weekend despite the Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman-trained mare going down as the beaten top fancy last Saturday. On Tuesday morning there were 17 horses accepted for the Group 1 $3 million BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) field this Saturday…

Official Caulfield Cup 2017 Field Released – Barriers at 5pm

Official Caulfield Cup 2017 Field Released – Barriers at 5pm

The official 2017 Caulfield Cup field is now out with just 17 starters in the mile and a half classic after the withdrawal of Japanese import Admire Deus. The first leg of the coveted Spring Cups double, the Group 1 $3 million BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) steals the show in Melbourne on Saturday and is…

Wide Open 2017 JRA Cup Field & Betting Odds

Wide Open 2017 JRA Cup Field & Betting Odds

It is shaping up as a tough race for the punters at Moonee Valley on Friday night in JRA Cup 2017 betting with five of the stayers in the mix under double-figures for the win. Due to run as Moonee Valley Race 5 at 8:30pm (AEST) on the Moir Stakes Night line-up, this season’s Group…

2017 ANZAC Day Stakes Field & Betting: Merchant Navy Favourite

2017 ANZAC Day Stakes Field & Betting: Merchant Navy Favourite

Ciaron Maher’s undefeated colt Merchant Navy is the well-supported favourite in ANZAC Day Stakes 2017 betting for Flemington’s feature race this Tuesday in Melbourne. Two black-types take place at the track on ANZAC Day including a field of two-year-olds facing off in the $120,000 Listed ANZAC Day Stakes (1400m) under handicap conditions. Sitting top of…

2017 Alister Clark Stakes Field & Odds: Farson Favourite

2017 Alister Clark Stakes Field & Odds: Farson Favourite

Australian Derby-bound Farson has opened clear favourite in Alister Clark Stakes 2017 betting to continue his ace autumn form with a fourth win on the trot under the lights at Moonee Valley on Friday night. The feature race on the twilight race card, this season’s $200,000 Group 2 Alister Clark Stakes (2040m) is set to…