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Lucky Bubbles heads 2016 Hong Kong Sprint betting

Lucky Bubbles heads 2016 Hong Kong Sprint betting

Top local sprinter Lucky Bubbles heads the betting for the 2016 Group 1 HK$18.5m Longines Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin in Hong Kong on Sunday.

Jockey Brett Prebble, above, will ride the favourite Lucky Bubbles in the Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Lucky Bubbles began his career in Australia with a win in ...

2016 AJ Scahill Stakes Field Features Chocolate Holic

2016 AJ Scahill Stakes Field Features Chocolate Holic

Grant & Alana Williams’ in-form galloper Chocolate Holic is one of just six horses accepted to face off in the AJ Scahill Stakes 2016 at Ascot Racecourse in Perth this weekend.

Former Melbourne-trained galloper Bass Strait is one of just six hopes in the 2016 A.J. Scahill Stakes field in Perth on Saturday. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The ...

2016 Hong Kong Sprint Field Features Two Australians

2016 Hong Kong Sprint Field Features Two Australians

The famous Hong Kong International Races are set to take place on December 11 at Sha Tin Racecourse including the Hong Kong Sprint 2016 where Australia will be dually represented on Sunday.

Takedown has settled into Hong Kong well ahead of his Group 1 run at Sha Tin this weekend. Photo: Steve Hart.

Last start Group 1 winners Rebel Dane...

2017 The Goodwood for First Among Equals

2017 The Goodwood for First Among Equals

Perth horseman Simon Miller plans to head east next year with his Winterbottom Stakes fourth placegetter First Among Equals to target Adelaide’s The Goodwood 2017.

This year’s Winterbottom Stakes winner Takedown (pictured at the Gold Coast) is heading to Hong Kong next start. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The Ascot-based trainer brought over Whispering Brook this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival where ...

Hong Kong Calls 2016 Winterbottom Stakes Winner Takedown

Hong Kong Calls 2016 Winterbottom Stakes Winner Takedown

December’s Hong Kong Sprint is the next major target for Sydney-trained sprinter Takedown after he handed horseman Gary Moore with his first Australian Group 1 win in the Winterbottom Stakes 2016 in Perth over the weekend.

2016 Winterbottom Stakes winner Takedown (pictured at Randwick) is heading overseas for the Hong Kong Sprint in December. Photo: Steve Hart.

Moore is a ...

Winterbottom Stakes 2016 Betting Tips

Winterbottom Stakes 2016 Betting Tips

The 2016 Winterbottom Stakes is the headline race of the weekend at Perth’s Ascot Racecourse, betting tips and updated odds for the Group 1 sprint found below.

2016 Winterbottom Stakes favourite Malaguerra is a must include in all exotic bets on the Group 1 at Ascot this weekend. Photo: Steve Hart.

This year’s $1 million Group 1 Crown Perth ...

Winterbottom Stakes 2016 Form Guide & Betting Preview

Winterbottom Stakes 2016 Form Guide & Betting Preview

The second Perth Summer Racing Carnival Group 1 runs at Ascot Racecourse on Saturday and below is the comprehensive 2016 Winterbottom Stakes form guide analysis and betting preview on the sprint feature.

Track specialist Sheidel shoots for a 10th win from 11 starts at Ascot Racecourse in the 2016 Winterbottom Stakes. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Due to run as Ascot ...

Malaguerra Hard to Beat in Winterbottom Stakes 2016

Malaguerra Hard to Beat in Winterbottom Stakes 2016

Jockey Ben Melham continues his association with Malaguerra in the 2016 Winterbottom Stakes in Perth on Saturday and tips the last start Group 1 winner as hard to beat again.

Ben Melham is confident heading into the 2016 Winterbottom Stakes on Saturday aboard the favourite Malaguerra. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The Victorian-based Melham was on the Peter Gelagotis-trained five-year-old two ...

Hong Kong Aim if Moore Can Takedown Winterbottom Stakes 2016

Hong Kong Aim if Moore Can Takedown Winterbottom Stakes 2016

Sydney-based trainer Gary Moore will consider a Hong Kong Sprint bid in December with his class sprinter Takedown should the four-year-old take out Saturday’s 2016 Winterbottom Stakes in Perth.

Consistent Sydney sprinter Takedown could be Hong Kong-bound if he wins Perth’s 2016 Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot on Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

Australia is set to be represented in the Group ...

Terravista Tops Winterbottom Stakes 2016 Field of 12

Terravista Tops Winterbottom Stakes 2016 Field of 12

A dozen sprinters led by Terravista will take to Ascot Racecourse on Saturday to face off in Perth’s richest sprint – the 2016 Winterbottom Stakes.

Terravista carries the No. 1 saddlecloth in Saturday’s 2016 Winterbottom Stakes field in Perth. Photo: Steve Hart.

This year’s $1 million Group 1 Crown Perth Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) field has drawn an official final ...