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Black Caviar’s Daughter Posts Maiden Race Win

Black Caviar’s Daughter Posts Maiden Race Win

Black Caviar’s daughter Oscietra has returned to racing in this best way possible; leading from start to finish to post a dominant win in the Hanlon Industries Maiden Plate (1000m) on the Geelong Synthetic course this afternoon. Plenty of hype understandably followed Oscietra to her racing debut at Flemington on New Year’s Day, but after…

2017 Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Nominations Released

2017 Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Nominations Released

327 three-year-olds remain in contention for one of the Spring Racing Carnival’s most highly sought-after prizes following this afternoon’s release of 2017 Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas nominations. A key stallion-making racing, the Caulfield Guineas has been won by some of the country’s best three-year-olds in recent years including Shooting To Win (2014), Press Statement (2015) and…

Chautauqua Likely to Return in The Shorts

Chautauqua Likely to Return in The Shorts

Co-trainer Michael Hawkes is thrilled with the condition of champion sprinter Chautauqua ahead of his Spring Carnival campaign that is likely to kick-off in the Group 2 The Shorts (1100m) at Royal Randwick on September 16th. A rising seven-year-old, Chautauqua appeared to have lost his trademark turn of foot when he worked to the line…

English Secures The Everest 2017 Slot

English Secures The Everest 2017 Slot

Tulloch Lodge-trained mare English has secured her spot in the 2017 The Everest field at Royal Randwick this October. Prepared by Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott, the Group 1 winning daughter of Encosta De Lago has been selected by a slot-holder to be their representative in the $10 million The Everest (1200m) on October 14….

2017 The Everest Odds Firm on Caravaggio

2017 The Everest Odds Firm on Caravaggio

Confirmation that the Aidan O’Brien-trained Irish sprinter Caravaggio will fill the slot for Coolmore in the world’s newest and richest turf race has seen The Everest 2017 odds firm on the up-and-comer ahead of the Sydney feature this October. Tom Magnier from Coolmore Australia told Sky Sports Radio this week that the powerhouse racing stable…

Tucanchoo Heads Tattersall’s Cup 2017 Field & Odds

Tucanchoo Heads Tattersall’s Cup 2017 Field & Odds

It is a wide open affair in 2017 Tattersall’s Cup betting ahead of the Doomben Group 3 on the weekend with the Team Hawkes-trained Tucanchoo narrow favourite to take out the Brisbane staying showdown. The first of the Tattersall’s Tiara Day Group status races, this season’s $200,000 Group 3 Carlton Mid Tattersall’s Cup (2200m) is…

2017 The Everest: No Berry on Top of Chautauqua

2017 The Everest: No Berry on Top of Chautauqua

Hawkes Racing are yet to lock-in a hoop to ride their champion sprinter Chautauqua in The Everest 2017 after Tommy Berry was ruled out of the mount this week. Berry had put in a special request to the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) to be allowed to return to Australia on October 14 to partner…

2017 Ken Russell Memorial Classic Field & Odds

2017 Ken Russell Memorial Classic Field & Odds

A field full of promising two-year-olds will take to the Gold Coast track this Saturday on Prime Minister’s Cup Day for the Ken Russell Memorial Classic 2017, betting for which is currently led by Taking Aim. Drawn the rails with barrier one in the 14-starter field for this year’s $125,000 Group 3 Ken Russell Memorial…

2017 Gold Coast Guineas Field Features Attention

2017 Gold Coast Guineas Field Features Attention

Peter & Paul Snowden’s smart colt Attention returns to racing in the Gold Coast Guineas 2017 field on A.D. Hollindale Stakes Day this weekend in the sunshine state. Set to run as the Gold Coast Race 8 at 4:16pm (AEST) a full 16 three-year-olds will face off in this season’s $125,000 Group 3 Mayford Contracting…

2017 Bel Esprit Stakes Field & Betting Odds

2017 Bel Esprit Stakes Field & Betting Odds

The black-type Melbourne feature at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday is the Bel Esprit Stakes 2017 and it is shaping-up as a wide open edition of the late autumn sprint. Due to run as Caulfield Race 7 at 3:55pm (AEST), this season’s $120,000 Listed Bel Esprit Stakes (1100m) has attracted fourteen final acceptors. In a tough…