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2012 Caulfield Guineas Second Acceptances Leaves 34

2012 Caulfield Guineas Second Acceptances Leaves 34

The likely 2012 Caulfield Guineas field became clearer today when Racing Victoria released second declarations for the three-year-olds’ classic that runs in Melbourne on Saturday October 13. The number of gallopers heading towards a start in the $1 million Group 1 The Age Caulfield Guineas (1600m) was cut from 77 to just 34. The most…

Caulfield Guineas 2012 – First Acceptances

Caulfield Guineas 2012 – First Acceptances

First acceptances have been released for the 2012 Caulfield Guineas and the original list of nominations has been reduced considerably. Connections of 237 three-year-old hopefuls entered their charges last month but that list now stands at 77. As expected, all the big guns remain in contention and the stand out contender is Gai Waterhouse’s star…

Snitzerland Takes out 2012 Danehill Stakes

Snitzerland Takes out 2012 Danehill Stakes

It wasn’t easy but classy filly Snitzerland proved why she is rated as one of the best three-year-olds in the country when winning the Group 2 2012 Danehill Stakes (1200m) at Flemington today. The Gerald Ryan-trained sprinter was ridden with cover to avoid the strong headwind on the Flemington straight and Damien Oliver left it…

Danehill Stakes 2012 – Betting Tips

Danehill Stakes 2012 – Betting Tips

Spring is well and truly here with exciting races across the country and in Melbourne one of the highlights will be the Group 2 2012 Danehill Stakes (1200m). Snitzerland may be the only filly in the the talented nine-horse field of three-year-olds but the bookies are taking no chances with the classy sprinter and she…

Snitzerland Heads 2012 Danehill Stakes Field

Snitzerland Heads 2012 Danehill Stakes Field

Classy filly Snitzerland heads the field for Saturday’s Group 2 2012 Danehill Stakes (1200m) at Flemington. The Golden Slipper runner-up burst out of the gates in the first start of her spring campaign to lead from start to finish when beating Driefontein and All Too Hard in the San Domenico Stakes last month. The talented…

Pronto Pronto to Start in 2012 Danehill Stakes Not Golden Rose

Pronto Pronto to Start in 2012 Danehill Stakes Not Golden Rose

Jason Warren-trained colt Pronto Pronto will not contest Saturday week’s 2012 Golden Rose and will instead turn out this weekend in the Group 2 2012 Danehill Stakes (1200m) at Flemington. The promising three-year-old was unable to make an impact earlier this month in the Listed Rosebud at Warwick Farm and Warren has elected not to…

Snitzerland Heads 2012 Danehill Stakes Nominations

Snitzerland Heads 2012 Danehill Stakes Nominations

Golden Slipper runner-up Snitzerland heads a strong list of nominations for Saturday’s Group 2 2012 Danehill Stakes (1200m) at Flemington. It will the be the second start of the three-year-old’s campaign after leading from start to finish to take out the Group 3 San Domenico Stakes at Rosehill on August 18. The speedy filly has…

Samaready Tops 2012 HDF McNeil Stakes Nominations

Samaready Tops 2012 HDF McNeil Stakes Nominations

Mick Price’s Blue Diamond Stakes winner Samaready leads the HDF McNeil Stakes 2012 nominations which have now been released ahead of the Caulfield feature in Melbourne this Saturday. Won 12 months ago by Golden Archer, this year’s edition of the $150,000 Group 3 H.D.F. McNeil Stakes (1200m) attracted 23 nominations including exciting More Than Ready…

Caulfield Guineas 2012 Possibility for Stralia

Caulfield Guineas 2012 Possibility for Stralia

Emerging colt Stralia has been touted as a potential 2012 Caulfield Guineas (1600m) starter after excelling since debuting earlier this month. The rising three-year-old won on debut at Flemington on July 7 and relished a step up to 1400 metres on the weekend when scoreing a convincing victory in the Blackwoods Plate. Trained by Mark…