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2016 Pakenham Cup Field and Barrier Draw Completed

2016 Pakenham Cup Field and Barrier Draw Completed

Fourteen stayers have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s Listed Pakenham Cup (2500m), following the completion of a barrier draw for the Victorian feature race this morning.

Swacadelic has been confirmed in the 2016 Pakenham Cup field. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Pilote D’essai stormed home to win the Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m) a fortnight ago, and has been ...

Pakenham Cup Distance a Concern for Desert Jeuney

Pakenham Cup Distance a Concern for Desert Jeuney

Desert Jeuney’s pedigree suggests that he should perform well at staying distances, however trainer Nigel Blackiston has revealed that he is unsure if the six-year-old will get the trip when he lines up for the Listed Pakenham Cup (2500m) on Saturday.

Desert Jeuney will step up to 2500m in Saturday’s Listed Pakenham Cup. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

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Doyle to Partner Ninth Legion in Festival Stakes

Doyle to Partner Ninth Legion in Festival Stakes

Trainer Peter Robl is confident that James Doyle could be the difference in success, when the British hoop partners Ninth Legion in Saturday’s Group 3 Festival Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill Gardens.

Ninth Legion will be partnered by James Doyle in Saturday’s Festival Stakes. Photo: Steve Hart

Ninth Legion has undoubtedly been the stable star for Robl since he began ...

Billy The Kid Targets 2017 Magic Millions Guineas

Billy The Kid Targets 2017 Magic Millions Guineas

The John & Chris Meagher-trained Billy The Kid put himself in Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 2017 contention with a nice Eagle Farm win over the weekend.

Adelaide trainer Lloyd Kennewell (centre) has the 2017 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas in sight for two of his youngsters. Photo: Daniel Costello.

A three-year-old son of Savabeel, the in-form gelding posted his second ...

2016 Festival Stakes for Rageese Next Race

2016 Festival Stakes for Rageese Next Race

The Darren Weir stable are heading to Sydney over the summer with Rageese including a next-up run in the Festival Stakes 2016 after the horse missed a Group 1 Perth run due to a hoof issue.

Scratched Railway Stakes hope Rageese will run in the 2016 Festival Stakes Saturday week in Sydney. Photo: Steve Hart.

After winning the Group 3 ...

2016 Colin McAlpine AM Memorial Classic Betting Odds & Tips

2016 Colin McAlpine AM Memorial Classic Betting Odds & Tips

Big money is coming in for the Gregory Hickman-trained Private Secretary to win the Colin McAlpine AM Memorial Classic 2016 at Eagle Farm Racecourse in Brisbane on Saturday.

Cruising Speed is the Races.com.au upset tip to win the 2016 Colin McAlpine AM Memorial Classic at Eagle Farm on Saturday. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The sole Black-Type in the Sunshine State ...

Colin McAlpine AM Memorial Classic Field Confirmed

Colin McAlpine AM Memorial Classic Field Confirmed

A talented and capacity field of eighteen fillies and mares have been confirmed to line up for the Listed Colin McAlpine AM Memorial Classic (1200m) at Eagle Farm Racecourse on Saturday; highlighted by the inclusion of a number of talented interstate raiders.

Ravi has been confirmed in the 2016 Colin McAlpine AM Memorial Classic field. Photo: Steve Hart

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2017 Standish Handicap Aim for Ridgway

2017 Standish Handicap Aim for Ridgway

Victorian trainer Robbie Laing is looking at a New Year’s Day run in the Standish Handicap 2017 at Flemington Racecourse for his lightly raced colt Ridgway.

Ridgway could step up in class and take on horses including Illustrious Lad (pictured) in Flemington’s Standish Handicap 2017 on New Year’s Day. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

The now three-year-old son of Gio Point ...

Dances On Stars Tops 2016 Chester Manifold Stakes Field

Dances On Stars Tops 2016 Chester Manifold Stakes Field

Sydney’s Gerald Ryan will shoot for successive victories in Saturday’s Chester Manifold Stakes 2016 saddling-up this summer’s top weight in the Flemington clash Dances On Stars.

Dances On Stars is the top weight in Saturday’s 2016 Chester Manifold Stakes field at Flemington Racecourse. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Last Melbourne Summer Racing Carnival the Rosehill-based Ryan won the $120,000 Listed Chester ...

Waller Dominates 2016 Belle Of The Turf Stakes Nominations

Waller Dominates 2016 Belle Of The Turf Stakes Nominations

Sydney’s leading trainer Chris Waller dominates the early Belle Of The Turf Stakes 2016 nominations for Gosford this Friday preparing a trio of hopefuls in the fillies-and-mares’ feature.

Sweet Fire is one of three Chris Waller-trained mares nominated for Friday’s 2016 Belle Of The Turf Stakes at Gosford Racecourse. Photo: Steve Hart.

Nominations for this summer’s $125,000 Group 3 Belle ...