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Crystal Lily out of 2010 Thousand Guineas after First Declarations

Crystal Lily out of 2010 Thousand Guineas after First Declarations

On Tuesday the 2010 Thousand Guineas first declarations were taken with the most notable absentee from the list of three-year-old fillies still heading towards the October 13 feature being Crystal Lily. After first declarations for the $1 million Group 1 Thousand Guineas (1600m) came out yesterday, 100 fillies remain in contention with the most publicised…

Golden Slipper Winner Crystal Lily Heads 2010 Thousand Guineas Betting

Golden Slipper Winner Crystal Lily Heads 2010 Thousand Guineas Betting

With the action of the spring racing season starting to heat up over the next few weeks, trusted online bookmaker has opened their ante-post betting markets on a number of the future feature races including the 2010 Thousand Guineas. Three-year-old filly Crystal Lily, who was the country’s top two-year-old last season winning the Group 1…

2010 Thousand Guineas Nominations

2010 Thousand Guineas Nominations

A large list of 231 hopeful horses have been nominated for the $500,000 Group 1 Schweppes Thousand Guineas (1600m), the entries for the feature Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival event announced today. The 2010 Schweppes Thousand Guineas is one of premier mid-week races held at Caulfield during the spring season and is scheduled to take place…

2010 Melbourne Spring Carnival Feature Race Nominations Announced Today

2010 Melbourne Spring Carnival Feature Race Nominations Announced Today

Today at midday the nominations for a number of the premier Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival features will close, and Races.com.au will be the first to publish the list of early entries. Nominations for the major spring trio are all out today, with the $6 million Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m), $3 million Tatts Cox Plate (2040m)…

Melbourne Cup Winner Shocking, So You Think & Faint Perfume Trial at Flemington

Melbourne Cup Winner Shocking, So You Think & Faint Perfume Trial at Flemington

A number of star spring hopefuls including 2009 Melbourne Cup winner Shocking took to the track at Flemington on Friday in winter practice trials in preparation for the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. The Mark Kavanagh-trained Shocking was the surprise winner of last year’s Melbourne Cup and is preparing to make it back-to-back wins in the…

Irish Lights Takes Out Thousand Guineas

Irish Lights Takes Out Thousand Guineas

David Hayes-trained Irish Lights has won the Group 1 Thousand Guineas at Caulfield today. Favourite for the race, the bay filly was ridden by champion jockey Glen Boss, the hoop aboard the magnificent Makybe Diva for her three successive Melbourne Cup wins. Irish Lights is proving herself to be the filly to watch this spring,…

Arnold to Ride Melbourne Cup Favourite

Arnold to Ride Melbourne Cup Favourite

Lloyd Williams, owner of current Melbourne Cup favourite Efficient, has offered the Melbourne Cup ride on the grey gelding to prominent territory jockey Steven Arnold. Despite rumours that the ride would be given to Williams’ godson Nick Hall, Williams has confirmed Arnold has the ride if he chooses to accept. Speculation began after Hall was…