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Hong Kong Vase for Sandown Cup Winner Almoonqith

Hong Kong Vase for Sandown Cup Winner Almoonqith

The Melbourne Cup has again figured as a standout form indicator at Sandown this afternoon as Almoonqith beat home The Offer and Grand Marshal to take out the Listed Sandown Cup (3200m). Almoonqith interestingly drifted in 2015 Sandown Cup betting markets in the hours leading up to jump this afternoon but did his chances of…

2015 Sandown Cup Betting Tips

2015 Sandown Cup Betting Tips

The latest two mile race of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival takes place on Zipping Classic Day this weekend with the Sandown Cup 2015, betting tips for the staying showdown found below. A field of 14 remains in the mix for this year’s $150,000 Listed Sandown Cup (3200m) after the early scratching of the Robbie…

Manalapan Shoots for Maiden Oz Win in Sandown Cup

Manalapan Shoots for Maiden Oz Win in Sandown Cup

After a below par debut down under in the Lexus Stakes on Derby Day, trainer Ciaron Maher is hoping for an improved run and maybe even an upset win from his imported galloper Manalapan in the 2015 Sandown Cup on Saturday. A six-year-old son of Six Sense, Manalapan has had 19 starts for a trio…

Like A Carousel Goes Round in Sandown Cup 2015

Like A Carousel Goes Round in Sandown Cup 2015

After back-to-back seconds in the Sandown Cup over the past two years, Cranbourne trainer Ken Keys is hoping his honest galloper Like A Carousel can finally go one better in the 2015 edition on Zipping Classic Day this weekend. One of nine black-type features run at Sandown Hillside on Saturday, this year’s $150,000 Listed Sandown…

2015 Sandown Cup Odds: Almoonqith Narrow Favourite

2015 Sandown Cup Odds: Almoonqith Narrow Favourite

After a failed Melbourne Cup run the David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-trained Almoonqith is tipped to improve in another two mile run this weekend in the Sandown Cup 2015 on Zipping Classic Day. A field of 15 faces off in Sandown Race 8 at 5:20pm (AEST) on Saturday afternoon in this year’s $150,000 Listed Sandown…

The Offer Tops 2015 Sandown Cup Field & Weights

The Offer Tops 2015 Sandown Cup Field & Weights

Backing up from a gun run in the Melbourne Cup on the first Tuesday of November, Gai Waterhouse’s former Sydney Cup champ over the two miles The Offer leads a classy field for Saturday’s Sandown Cup 2015. One of the key support races on the Zipping Classic Day nine-event program at Sandown Hillside this weekend,…

Sertorius Skips Cup for 2015 Zipping Classic

Sertorius Skips Cup for 2015 Zipping Classic

Trainer Jamie Edwards described the luckless Melbourne Cup run of his veteran stayer Sertorius as one of the best of his life and is so pleased with the way he pulled up that he runs him in the Zipping Classic 2015 this weekend. A 42-start eight-year-old son of Galileo, Sertorius was 12th past the post…

The Offer Backs Up in Sandown Cup 2015

The Offer Backs Up in Sandown Cup 2015

After a gutsy run in the world’s richest handicap last Tuesday over the two miles at Flemington, The Offer returns to the distance for Saturday’s 2015 Sandown Cup on Zipping Classic Day. Trainer Gai Waterhouse couldn’t have been happier with the run of the seven-year-old Montjeu gelding in the $6.2 million Group 1 Emirates Melbourne…

Dal Cielo Set for 2015 Sandown Guineas Run

Dal Cielo Set for 2015 Sandown Guineas Run

A sensational spring down under in Victoria can continue for New Zealand trainer Murray Baker at Sandown on Saturday including in the Sandown Guineas 2015 where his classy colt Dal Cielo is set to line-up. Baker has enjoyed two elite level victories this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival with four-year-old stablemates Mongolian Khan and Turn Me…

2015 Sandown Cup Hopes Trial Well

2015 Sandown Cup Hopes Trial Well

Two Sandown Cup 2015-bound stayers put in strong trials at Flemington on Tuesday morning with Tremec and Maygrove both working well ahead of the testing two mile feature on Zipping Classic Day this weekend. A total of 22 gallopers make up the nominations for the capacity 16-starter, 4-emergency field for Saturday’s $150,000 Listed Sandown Cup…