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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…

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. The locally-based Morton has two shots at the $250,000 Group 2 C.B. Cox Stakes (2100m) trophy this Perth Summer Racing Carnival…

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). The race contains two headliners – God Has Spoken and Talent Show – who will both carry the top weight of 59kg and have drawn opposite ends of the barrier…

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 recorded the first victory of his summer campaign in the Listed Gosford Cup (2100m) on January 10 and the duo have both been included in the nominations for the feature…

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. Gregory Hickman’s progressive four-year-old opened $6 top fancy to take out this year’s $175,000 Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1550m) following a devastatingly close last start second in…

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. With the course proper at Randwick not ruled fit for racing after a recent renovation, the Villiers Stakes Day races will instead be held on the…

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. It’s a wide open market on the 14 runners engaged in this year’s $175,000 Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1550m) with all but two of the acceptors under $20 in the…

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. There’s a capacity field of summer gallopers engaged in the field for this year’s $100,000 Listed Festival Stakes (1500m), the 15 starters…

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. Second as a three-year-old in last year’s Australian Guineas, Savabeel gelding Strike The Stars is one of three single figure…

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. It seems the bookies agree with the Warwick Farm horseman too as the Captain Rio four-year-old has opened top of…