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2014 CB Cox Stakes Barrier Helps Ihtsahymn

2014 CB Cox Stakes Barrier Helps Ihtsahymn

Top Ascot horseman Fred Kersley is confident his defending champion Ihtsahymn can return to better form thanks to a nice barrier draw for his attempt at back-to-back CB Cox Stakes wins on the weekend at home.

The four-year-old son of Ihtiram is one 14 gallopers making up the field for this year’s $250,000 Group 2 C.B. Cox Stakes (2100m) at ...

Morton Dually Represented in CB Cox Stakes Field 2014

Morton Dually Represented in CB Cox Stakes Field 2014

Dan Morton is praying the form of his two 2014 C.B. Cox Stakes hopes for Saturday can improve when he saddles-up Red Blast and Strike The Stars from two wide alleys at Ascot Racecourse.

Former Sydney galloper Strike The Stars is one of two now locally-trained hopes in Saturday’s CB Cox Stakes 2014 field for Dan Morton. Photo: Steve ...

2014 Queen’s Cup Final Field & Barrier Draw

2014 Queen’s Cup Final Field & Barrier Draw

15 talented stayers will be on show at Ascot Racecourse this Saturday after the final field was released for the Group 3 Queen’s Cup (2200m).

Steven Parnham (pictured here on Playing God) will saddle top weight God Has Spoken in the Queen’s Cup on Saturday. Photo by Taron Clarke.

The race contains two headliners – God Has Spoken and Talent ...

Australia Day Cup Nominations – Imported Stayers To Clash Again

Australia Day Cup Nominations – Imported Stayers To Clash Again

Chris Waller-trained Brigantin will have the opportunity to turn-the-tables on Midsummer Sun in the Listed Australia Day Cup (2100m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Midsummer Sun will have the chance to record his second straight win in the Australia Day Cup at Royal Randwick this weekend. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Midsummer Sun recorded the first victory of his ...

2013 Villiers Stakes Betting Update – Favourite Eases

2013 Villiers Stakes Betting Update – Favourite Eases

With money starting to come for a number of the longer priced hopes in Saturday’s Villiers Stakes 2013 at Kensington the odds on early favourite Taxmeifyoucan have eased.

Villiers Stakes 2013 odds are easing on the former sole favourite Taxmeifyoucan. Photo: Steve Hart.

Gregory Hickman’s progressive four-year-old opened $6 top fancy to take out this year’s $175,000 Group 2 ...

2013 Villiers Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

2013 Villiers Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

This Saturday the sole Group race held down under will be Sydney’s Villiers Stakes 2013, the Races.com.au team’s exclusive form guide and betting preview for which is listed below.

Recognition Stakes winner Absalon is undefeated over the Villiers Stakes distance ahead of Saturday. Photo: Daniel Costello.

With the course proper at Randwick not ruled fit for racing after a ...

Taxmeifyoucan Heads Villiers Stakes Odds 2013

Taxmeifyoucan Heads Villiers Stakes Odds 2013

Up-and-coming four-year-old Taxmeifyoucan has opened narrow favourite to break their black type maiden when they race in Sydney’s 2013 Villiers Stakes at Kensington this Saturday.

Taxmeifyoucan is up in class but tipped to win the 2013 Villiers Stakes in Sydney. Photo: Steve Hart.

It’s a wide open market on the 14 runners engaged in this year’s $175,000 Group 2 Villiers ...

2013 Festival Stakes Betting Tips

2013 Festival Stakes Betting Tips

This Saturday there may be no Group racing happening around the country but the black type action in Sydney is still exciting with racing headlined by the Festival Stakes 2013 at Rosehill Gardens.

Strike The Stars is the Races.com.au tip to win the Festival Stakes 2013 on the weekend. Photo: Steve Hart.

There’s a capacity field of summer gallopers ...

2013 Festival Stakes Kicks Off Strike The Stars’ Summer

2013 Festival Stakes Kicks Off Strike The Stars’ Summer

Sydney’s Anthony Cummings has opted to keep his promising galloper Strike The Stars in Sydney for a summer campaign kicking off in the Festival Stakes 2013 this Saturday over a Group 1 bid in Perth.

Strike The Stars will race in the Sydney Summer features ahead of the Autumn Carnival 2014. Photo: Steve Hart.

Second as a three-year-old in last ...

Terravista Heads Festival Stakes 2013 Odds

Terravista Heads Festival Stakes 2013 Odds

They may be facing a notable class rise and be on a short seven day back-up but trainer Joe Pride remains confident Terravista can handle the heat in Saturday’s 2013 Festival Stakes at Rosehill Gardens.

The in-form Terravista is narrow favourite to win Saturday's Festival Stakes 2013. Photo: Steve Hart.

It seems the bookies agree with the Warwick Farm horseman ...