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Danehill Stakes 2015 Betting: Ready For Victory Favourite

Danehill Stakes 2015 Betting: Ready For Victory Favourite

2015 Caulfield Guineas-bound Ready For Victory is the early favourite in Danehill Stakes betting at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday on way to the Group 1 next month. Mick Price’s More Than Ready colt is one 12 three-year-olds making up the field for this year’s $200,000 Group 2 Danehill Stakes (1200m), which runs as Flemington Race…

Zhara to Ride Black Vanquish in 2015 Danehill Stakes

Zhara to Ride Black Vanquish in 2015 Danehill Stakes

The suspension of Patrick Moloney has paved the way for ace Victorian hoop Mark Zahra to pick up the mount on Caulfield Guineas hope Black Vanquish in Saturday’s Danehill Stakes 2015 in Melbourne. Moloney copped an 11-day suspension for a careless ride at Bendigo last Friday and will miss this weekend’s Makybe Diva Stakes Day…

Potential Caulfield Guineas 2015 Target for Black Vanquish

Potential Caulfield Guineas 2015 Target for Black Vanquish

The 2015 Caulfield Guineas in October could prove a potential Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival target for Tom Hughes’ progressive colt Black Vanquish should he show the ability to stay. Hughes is singing the son of Lonhro, who turns three on Saturday and is raced by the Wittenbury family, plenty of praises before he kicks off…

Black Vanquish Leads 2015 Thoroughbred Club Cup Field & Odds

Black Vanquish Leads 2015 Thoroughbred Club Cup Field & Odds

The sole black-type on the Caulfield race card this Saturday in Melbourne is the Thoroughbred Club Cup 2015 sprint showdown where Tom Hughes’s lightly-raced two-year-old Black Vanquish is the best fancied juvenile in the mix. Originally this year’s $120,000 Listed Thoroughbred Club Cup (1200m) drew an above capacity field with 12 confirmed starters plus two…

2015 Autumn Classic Nominations Released

2015 Autumn Classic Nominations Released

18 middle-distance runners were nominated for the Group 2 Autumn Classic (1800m) on Monday morning, one of eight Group races running at Caulfield this Saturday. The race meeting is set to be action-packed with three Group One races running alone. Both Mick Price and David Hayes & Tom Dabernig could deliver a dual-pronged attack on…

2014 Sandown Guineas Final Field & Barrier Draw

2014 Sandown Guineas Final Field & Barrier Draw

A final field of 13 three-year-olds will tackle the mile on Saturday in the 2014 Sandown Guineas. The Group 2 Sandown Guineas (1600m) is one of six Group Races running at Sandown Racecourse this weekend, making up Zipping Classic Day which is the final leg of the 2014 spring racing carnival. The Darren Weir-trained Stratum…

Geoffrey Bellmaine Stakes 2012 Field & Odds

Geoffrey Bellmaine Stakes 2012 Field & Odds

This Saturday the bumper nine-race CF Orr Stakes Day program is set to come to a close with the 2012 Geoffrey Bellmaine Stakes, the mares-only clash attracting a final field of 13. Due to jump at 5:50pm, the $125,000 Group 3 Geoffrey Bellmaine Stakes (1200m) has in the past been won by some classy horses…

Kavanagh Launches Five Horse Goodwood Assault

Kavanagh Launches Five Horse Goodwood Assault

Leading Victorian trainer Mark Kavanagh has launched a five-horse assault on next month’s The Goodwood including Catapulted who was the narrowly defeated runner-up in the Adelaide sprint feature last year. Five-year-old Catapulted is one of 34 sprinters nominated for the $350,000 Group 1 The Goodwood (1200m) this year having been beaten less than half a…