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Gilgai Stakes 2017 Betting Tips & Update

Gilgai Stakes 2017 Betting Tips & Update

The 2017 Gilgai Stakes serves as a nice lead-up to the upcoming Group 1 sprint races in Melbourne and a smart field of short-distance gallopers do battle at Flemington on Saturday, our betting tips for which are detailed below. Set to run as Flemington Race 4 at 2:40pm (AEDT) down the iconic ‘Straight Six’ track…

Manikato Stakes Hopes Head 2017 Gilgai Stakes Field & Odds

Manikato Stakes Hopes Head 2017 Gilgai Stakes Field & Odds

A field of potential Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes and later Darley Classic-bound sprinters are set to face off at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday in the Gilgai Stakes 2017 field. Set to run as Flemington Race 4 at 2:40pm (AEDT) on a Turnbull Stakes Day card dominated by the latest run of super mare Winx, this season’s…

2017 Newmarket Handicap Form Guide & Betting Preview

2017 Newmarket Handicap Form Guide & Betting Preview

One of the two Group 1 Flemington races on ‘Super Saturday’ this weekend is the Newmarket Handicap 2017, a comprehensive form guide and betting preview of the sprint classic detailed below. A final field of 13 short-distance specialists face off in Flemington Race 7 at 3:55pm (AEDT) in this season’s $1.25 million Group 1 Lexus…

Terravista Tops 2017 Newmarket Handicap Field

Terravista Tops 2017 Newmarket Handicap Field

Joe Pride’s last start Black Caviar Lightning winner Terravista headlines a smart field of thirteen sprint stars set to face off in the Newmarket Handicap 2017 on ‘Super Saturday’ at Flemington Racecourse this weekend. Due to run as Flemington Race 7 at 3:55pm (AEDT), the $1.25 million Group 1 Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) is one…

Spieth Leads 2017 Newmarket Handicap First Acceptances

Spieth Leads 2017 Newmarket Handicap First Acceptances

Luckless Sydney horseman Bryce Heys will attempt a maiden Group 1 win for a third time with stable star Spieth who is best-fancied sprinter among the Newmarket Handicap 2017 first acceptances. Racing Victoria took first declarations on Tuesday for the Australian Guineas (March 4) as well as the two Flemington feature races on ‘Super Saturday’…

2017 Black Caviar Lightning Form Guide & Betting Preview

2017 Black Caviar Lightning Form Guide & Betting Preview

The Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival Group 1 action continues at Flemington Saturday with the Black Caviar Lightning 2017 – a full form guide analysis and betting preview for the short-distance sprint found below. A final field of 13 faces off in this season’s $750,000 Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m), betting on the weight-for-age clash…

2017 Newmarket Handicap Nominations Feature The Quarterback

2017 Newmarket Handicap Nominations Feature The Quarterback

Defending champion The Quarterback is one of the feature Newmarket Handicap 2017 nominations taken this week for the Flemington autumn sprint running on ‘Super Saturday’ in March. A total of 66 sprinters were paid for at early entry stage on Monday for this season’s edition of the $1.25 million Group 1 Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m)…

Australia Stakes the Autumn Launch Pad for Black Heart Bart

Australia Stakes the Autumn Launch Pad for Black Heart Bart

Darren Weir has revealed that star gelding Black Heart Bart is likely to be kept to distances of a mile or less when he returns to racing during the forthcoming 2017 Autumn Carnival. A former Perth galloper, Black Heart Bart has been a strong and consistent performer throughout his entire racing career, but has undoubtedly…

Lightning Stakes Still a Hopeful Target for The Quarterback

Lightning Stakes Still a Hopeful Target for The Quarterback

The Quarterback pulled up sore following his unplaced effort in Saturday’s Group 1 Darley Classic, and trainer Robbie Griffiths will face something of a task in having the talented gelding ready for the Group 1 Lightning Stakes (1000m) at Flemington in early autumn. A proven performer down the famous Flemington straight, The Quarterback was rated…

2016 Darley Classic Tips & Odds Update

2016 Darley Classic Tips & Odds Update

The Darley Classic 2016 tips for the sprint feature on Emirates Stakes Day this Saturday at Flemington along with the latest odds are listed below. Running as Flemington Race 8 at 5:00pm (AEDT), this weekend’s $1 million Group 1 Darley Classic (1200m) features 12 weight-for-age sprinters. It is a wide open affair in Darley Classic…