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Pinot Is the 2017 VRC Oaks Winner

Pinot Is the 2017 VRC Oaks Winner

It was the ideal result for Ladies Day in the big one at Flemington with Australia’s leading lady of racing Gai Waterhouse finally winning her first VRC Oaks in 2017 thanks to a tough effort from her beautifully-bred filly Pinot. All the rage in betting on this year’s Group 1 $1 million VRC Kennedy Oaks…

2017 VRC Oaks Tips & Odds Update

2017 VRC Oaks Tips & Odds Update

Twelve of the season’s best young sprinting fillies do battle at Flemington Racecourse today in the Ladies Day feature race, our insider VRC Oaks 2017 betting tips and updated odds on the Cup Carnival clash detailed below. The penultimate event on Day 3 of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, this season’s Group 1 $1 million VRC…

2017 VRC Oaks Results: Pinot Wins 1st for Gai Waterhouse

2017 VRC Oaks Results: Pinot Wins 1st for Gai Waterhouse

VRC Kennedy Oaks Day 2017 continues the Melbourne Cup Carnival action today for Ladies Day at Flemington Racecourse and below the Races.com.au team have the live VRC Oaks Day results from the track across the afternoon. VRC Oaks Day racing features nine races, with the highlight slated as the penultimate event on the card. The…

2017 VRC Oaks Field & Betting: Aloisia Odds-On

2017 VRC Oaks Field & Betting: Aloisia Odds-On

Flying Aaron Purcell-trained filly Aloisia is the odds-on favourite in VRC Oaks 2017 betting on the Kennedy Oaks field facing off at Flemington Racecourse on Thursday. After the action of the 2017 Melbourne Cup on Tuesday, Day 3 of the Melbourne Cup Carnival is Ladies’ Day headlined by the Group 1 $1 million Kennedy Oaks…

Updated Melbourne Cup 2017 Field: Jon Snow Ruled Out

Updated Melbourne Cup 2017 Field: Jon Snow Ruled Out

Jon Snow has officially been ruled out of the 2017 Melbourne Cup Field and will not take to the track in the famous Flemington Race 7 next Tuesday. The Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman-trained ATC Derby winner was found to be two out of five lame in his near-side foreleg and is not permitted to…

Melbourne Cup Next for Lexus Stakes Winner Cismontane

Melbourne Cup Next for Lexus Stakes Winner Cismontane

Australia’s leading lady of racing Gai Waterhouse is into the 2017 Melbourne Cup field with a chance to secure her second Loving Trophy after the gutsy Lexus Stakes win and subsequent ballot exemption for Cismontane. The in-form High Chaparral five-year-old likely ended the Group 1 $6.25 million Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) dream for the William…

2017 Victoria Derby Draw No Issue for Main Stage

2017 Victoria Derby Draw No Issue for Main Stage

One-time favourite in Victoria Derby 2017 betting, Main Stage eased out in the markets after a wide draw for Saturday’s Flemington feature, but co-trainer Trent Busuttin remains confident. Former Kiwi-based Busuttin won the Melbourne Cup Carnival staying showdown back in 2011 with Sangster and chases another win with Main Stage in Saturday’s Group 1 $1.5…

Capacity 2017 Victoria Derby Field Confirmed

Capacity 2017 Victoria Derby Field Confirmed

After a number of notable withdrawals the official Victoria Derby 2017 field for the big one at Flemington on Saturday has been confirmed and features a capacity line-up. The premier race for three-year-old stayers during the spring, this season’s Group 1 $1.5 million Victoria Derby (2500m) has attracted a full 16 starters plus an emergency…

2017 Victoria Derby Betting Update: Main Stage New Favourite

2017 Victoria Derby Betting Update: Main Stage New Favourite

The Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young-trained Main Stage has regained favouritism in Victoria Derby 2017 betting ahead of the Group 1 classic running this Saturday at Flemington with a number of early withdrawals. A number of three-year-olds staked their claims for the Group 1 $1.5 million Victoria Derby (2500m) with big Cox Plate Day efforts…

2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate Day Results: Winx Beats Humidor

2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate Day Results: Winx Beats Humidor

Ladbrokes Cox Plate Day 2017 has attracted a sold-out crowd at Moonee Valley Racecourse with Winx back for her third in in the meeting’s major, and below the Races.com.au team have the live Cox Plate Day results from The Valley across the afternoon. Ladbrokes Cox Plate Day racing features a bumper 10 races, but the…