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Crafty Irna Wins Tattersalls Club Cup 2012 – Results

Crafty Irna Wins Tattersalls Club Cup 2012 – Results

Ron Quinton’s quality staying mare Crafty Irna has earned the chance to continue onto a Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival campaign with a smart Sydney win in the 2012 City Tattersalls Club Cup. Originally earmarked for the paddock after running in the $100,000 Listed City Tattersalls Club Cup (2400m) at Royal Randwick, the Starcraft five-year-old is…

Metropolitan 2012 Betting Update – Glencadam Gold Shortens

Metropolitan 2012 Betting Update – Glencadam Gold Shortens

Punters are expecting the good form of Glencadam Gold to continue this morning with the Gai Waterhouse-trained import shortening in the 2012 Metropolitan market. The four-year-old was offered at as much as $4.00 at earlier this week but is now in to $3.40 for what is his first Group 1 test. The favouritism is justified…

Can Stout Hearted Make it Two in a Row for Waller in 2012 Metropolitan?

Can Stout Hearted Make it Two in a Row for Waller in 2012 Metropolitan?

Stout Hearted will be out to score 2012 Metropolitan victory on Saturday and in doing so claim the second straight victory in the Group 1 event for leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller. Stout Hearted is the top rated of Waller’s four Metropolitan runners with the others being Kelinni, Permit and last year’s winner The Verminator….

The Metropolitan 2012 – Preview and Tips

The Metropolitan 2012 – Preview and Tips

The 2012 Metropolitan (2400m) at Randwick on Saturday stands as one of four Group 1 races on the bumper nine-race card. At first glance it would appear the imports have an advantage, with seven of the 12 runners having been bred overseas. And this doesn’t include the two New Zealand-bred contenders. But there are also…

The Metropolitan 2012 Betting – Can’t Split Top Two

The Metropolitan 2012 Betting – Can’t Split Top Two

Sydney hosts “Super Saturday” at Randwick this weekend, with nine exciting races and none are more anticipated than the Group 1 2012 Metropolitan (2400m). The $400,000 staying test has attracted plenty of quality horses and the two favourites in betting are currently impossible to split. Glencadam Gold and Lamasery are both being offered at $4.20…

2012 The Metropolitan Start on the Line for Kelinni

2012 The Metropolitan Start on the Line for Kelinni

Chris Waller is happy with the progress of his progressive four-year-old Kelinni this season but knows they have to win the Colin Stephen Quality at Rosehill this weekend to earn a start in Saturday week’s The Metropolitan 2012. Refuse To Bend gelding Kelinni, a European import that joined Waller’s Sydney stalbes at the end of…

Lamasery Leads 2012 Hill Stakes Betting Odds

Lamasery Leads 2012 Hill Stakes Betting Odds

The David Vandkye-trained Lamasery has opened top of the markets for the Hill Stakes 2012 at Randwick this weekend, the in-form six-year-old looking to earn a trip to Melbourne for a shot at the spring cups. Set to run as Royal Randwick Race 7 at 4:40pm on Saturday, the $200,000 Group 2 Bacardi Hill Stakes…

Four Waller Runners in Hill Stakes 2012 Field & Barriers

Four Waller Runners in Hill Stakes 2012 Field & Barriers

Premier Sydney horseman Chris Waller doesn’t just have a stranglehold over Saturday’s Group 1 feature with three livewire chances in the George Main Stakes, he will also saddle up four hopefuls in the next race on the Royal Randwick card – the 2012 Hill Stakes. Waller will be represented by Shoot Out, Rangirangdoo and Danleigh…

Rangirangdoo and Efficient Head 2012 Metropolitan Weights

Rangirangdoo and Efficient Head 2012 Metropolitan Weights

Chris Waller’s dual Group 1 winner Rangirandoo and 2007 Melbourne Cup winner Efficient are equal topweights with 58kg for the Group 1 2012 Metropolitan (2400m) which will be held at Randwick on October 6. Whether or not the pair contest the staying feature remains to be seen but if they do it will be their…

Kingston Town Stakes 2012 – Betting Odds and Tips

Kingston Town Stakes 2012 – Betting Odds and Tips

Taking place as part of a bumper Rosehill card this weekend is the Group 3 2012 Kingston Town Stakes (2000m) which will test a number of quality stayers. Many of these horses are being targeted at Group 1 races down the track such as the 2012 Caulfield Cup and the 2012 Metropolitan. Current favourite is…