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Official 2017 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Field

Official 2017 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Field

The Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes 2017 field has been finalised with a full line-up of gun two-year-olds set to take to the Caulfield track on Saturday in the Group 1. A total of 17 final acceptances were received for this season’s $1.5 million Group 1 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) with the John Salanitri-trained Sheer…

2016 Victoria Derby Results: Prized Icon the Superior Stayer

2016 Victoria Derby Results: Prized Icon the Superior Stayer

Prized Icon has produced a career-best performance to win the featured Group 1 Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington Racecourse this afternoon. Prized Icon has all but forgotten in 2016 Victoria Derby betting markets as punters focused firmly on race-favourite Sacred Elixir, but the colt did his chances of success no harm when he jumped well…

Crockett Winner Sweet Sherry to 2016 Sandown Guineas

Crockett Winner Sweet Sherry to 2016 Sandown Guineas

Co-trainer Troy Corstens has the Ladbrokes Sandown Guineas 2016 on the agenda for his smart filly Sweet Sherry who atoned for missing a Thousand Guineas run with a Cox Plate Day win in the Crockett Stakes. Corstens, who trains in partnership with his father Leon, has a very high opinion of the in-form Bel Esprit…

2016 Crockett Stakes Field & Betting Odds: Sweet Sherry Favourite

2016 Crockett Stakes Field & Betting Odds: Sweet Sherry Favourite

Despite drawing the far outside barrier in a capacity Crockett Stakes 2016 field on Cox Plate Day this weekend the Leon & Troy Corstens-trained Sweet Sherry is early favourite to win the Moonee Valley black-type. One of the early stakes races on the big 10-race Cox Plate Day card, this year’s $120,000 Listed Bertocchi Crockett…

Palazzo Pubblico Scores Upset 2016 Alinghi Stakes Result

Palazzo Pubblico Scores Upset 2016 Alinghi Stakes Result

After the sensational late scratching of the favourite Super Cash at the barriers it was all bad news for the punters in the Alinghi Stakes 2016 on Caulfield Cup Day with the Matthew Smith-trained Palazzo Pubblico getting up for a big upset win. All the pre-race money for this year’s $120,000 Listed Crown Lager Alinghi…

Prince Of Penzance Heads 2016 Cranbourne Cup: Field & Betting

Prince Of Penzance Heads 2016 Cranbourne Cup: Field & Betting

Darren Weir’s reigning Melbourne Cup winner Prince Of Penzance is the top-rated acceptor for the Cranbourne Cup 2016 this Sunday in Victoria. The galloper is now officially accepted for both the $400,000 Group 2 Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes (2400m) at Caulfield on Saturday as well as the $300,000 Listed Cranbourne Cup (2025m) on Sunday. The…

2016 Underwood Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

2016 Underwood Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

The Underwood Stakes 2016 features a field of talented stayers facing off at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday in Melbourne, a detailed form guide analysis and betting preview for the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Day feature found below. Set to run as Caulfield Race 8 at 4:55pm (AEST) on the nine-race program, this year’s $500,000 Group…

Sweet Sherry in Doubt for 2016 Thousand Guineas

Sweet Sherry in Doubt for 2016 Thousand Guineas

An elevated temperature has seen the Leon & Troy Crostens-trained filly Sweet Sherry scratched from Saturday’s Prelude and in serious doubt for the Thousand Guineas 2016 on October 8. Co-trainer Troy Corstens admitted the stable’s progressive Bel Esprit three-year-old would need to make “one hell of a recovery” between now and Caulfield Guineas Day if…

The Cleaner Set for On Pace PB Lawrence Stakes Battle

The Cleaner Set for On Pace PB Lawrence Stakes Battle

The Cleaner is set for another exciting on-pace ride when he lines up for his new trainer Peter Gelagotis for the first time in Saturday’s 2016 P.B. Lawrence Stakes in Melbourne. A now nine-year-old son of Savoire Vivre, the old warhorse gained cult-like status over his 54 career starts with Tasmanian trainer Mick Burles before…

Mahuta Tops 2016 PB Lawrence Stakes Field & Odds

Mahuta Tops 2016 PB Lawrence Stakes Field & Odds

Darren Weir’s new-season four-year-old Mahuta is the early favourite to return to winning form in Saturday’s PB Lawrence Stakes 2016 at Caulfield Racecourse. The feature race on the Melbourne card this weekend, the $200,000 Group 2 Back To Caulfield P.B. Lawrence Stakes Western Front Commemoration (1400m) field features 15 weight-for-age hopefuls. Drawn well in barrier…