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Kingston Town vs Winx: Waterhouse Weighs into Cox Plate Heroes

Kingston Town vs Winx: Waterhouse Weighs into Cox Plate Heroes

Australia’s lady or racing Gai Waterhouse may not have a runner against Winx in the 2017 Cox Plate this weekend, but she knows a thing or two about what lies ahead with her father preparing the race’s only triple winner Kingston Town. This Saturday at Moonee Valley Chris Waller’s superlative mare Winx gets the chance…

2012 Flight Stakes Form Guide Analysis & Betting Facts

2012 Flight Stakes Form Guide Analysis & Betting Facts

One of the four Group 1 showdowns on the Randwick race card this Saturday is the Flight Stakes 2012, and to help you back the winning filly below is the insider Races.com.au Flight Stakes form guide and betting analysis. A total of nine three-year-old fillies are accepted for the $400,000 Group 1 Flight Stakes (1600m)…

Cassidy Tips Fast Clip in Shock Doncaster Mile Result 2012

Cassidy Tips Fast Clip in Shock Doncaster Mile Result 2012

Jim Cassidy is confident he is on the right Gai Waterhouse-trained runner in the 2012 Doncaster Mile at Randwick tomorrow, the Hall of Fame jockey tipping a massive upset with progressive four-year-old Fast Clip to upstage the stars. The Snippetson gelding is one of three $2 million Group 1 BMW Doncaster Mile (1600m) hopes for…

Doncaster Mile Barrier Draw 2012 – Favourite in 12

Doncaster Mile Barrier Draw 2012 – Favourite in 12

The top two fancies for Saturday’s marquee race at Royal Randwick have both drawn double digit gates in the 2012 Doncaster Mile barrier draw today with Group 1 winning mares Secret Admirer and More Joyous coming up with 22 and 12 respectively. Earlier today a capacity 20 starter plus two emergency final field of acceptors…

Shannon Stakes Winner King Lionheart Earns 2011 Epsom Start

Shannon Stakes Winner King Lionheart Earns 2011 Epsom Start

Gai Waterhouse’s in-form Al Maher five-year-old King Lionheart looks to have earned a start in the Epsom Handicap 2011 this Saturday at Royal Randwick after their upset victory in the $175,000 Group 2 Shannon Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill over the weekend. Backing up from an earlier win at the track and distance, consistent middle-distance galloper…

Brian Mayfield Smith Ready For Raceday Return

Brian Mayfield Smith Ready For Raceday Return

He was the man who ended one of the greatest streaks in the history of Australian horse racing, only to give it all away a few years later. When Brian Mayfield Smith won the trainers premiership in 1985/6 he ended a run of 33 consecutive premierships for the great Tommy Smith. Mayfield Smith had over…

Waller 99 Not Out

Waller 99 Not Out

Sydney trainer Chris Waller has moved within one race win of a notching up a century of Sydney winners for the first time. Waller went into Wednesday’s Warwick Farm meeting on 97 city winners, and moved to 99 after wins to Savannah River (Race One) and Merchandise (Race Five). “I was a self-confessed good cricketer…

Sydney Century Awaits Waller on Saturday

Sydney Century Awaits Waller on Saturday

One of Australia’s premier horseman, former Kiwi now Rosehill-based Chris Waller has a dozen chances at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday to become just the fifth trainer in history to prepare 100 or more Sydney winning gallopers in a single season. Waller is just three victories away from reaching a century of winners in Sydney this…