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2016 Canterbury Stakes Tips

2016 Canterbury Stakes Tips

Only seven runners have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s Group 1 Canterbury Stakes (1300m) at Royal Randwick; figuring as a particularly interesting race from a better perspective and offering plenty of value. Classy mare First Seal has remained outright favourite in 2016 Canterbury Stakes betting markets with and is currently available at…

2016 Canterbury Stakes Ideal for Our Boy Malachi

2016 Canterbury Stakes Ideal for Our Boy Malachi

Co-trainer Michael Hawkes has been thrilled with the form and class displayed by Our Boy Malachi this time and is confident the talented sprinter is ready to step up to a maiden Group 1 triumph in Saturday’s 2016 Canterbury Stakes (1300m) at Royal Randwick. Our Boy Malachi has been a strong and consistent performer throughout…

Hawkes Happy with Our Boy Malachi Ahead of Doomben 10,000

Hawkes Happy with Our Boy Malachi Ahead of Doomben 10,000

Our Boy Malachi was forced to work hard over the early stages of the Group 1 BTC Cup (1200m) a fortnight ago before finishing a credible third, and co-trainer Wayne Hawkes is confident he will be more than a chance for success in Saturday’s Group 1 Doomben 10,000 (1350m) with a little more luck in…

Our Boy Malachi Geared up for Hall Mark Stakes Return

Our Boy Malachi Geared up for Hall Mark Stakes Return

Our Boy Malachi has posted an incredible racing record of sixteen wins and one minor place finish through his eighteen start career so far and is reportedly in exceptional condition ahead of his racing return in Saturday’s Group 3 Hall Mark Stakes (1200m) at Royal Randwick. Beginning his racing career under the guidance of Rockhampton-based…

2015 Hall Mark Stakes Nominations Released

2015 Hall Mark Stakes Nominations Released

The Hall Mark Stakes (1200m) is by no means the feature race at Royal Randwick on Saturday however the Group 3 event contested under set weights and penalties is shaping as one of the card’s most hotly-contested after 19 talented runners were included in nominations. Team Hawkes have confirmed Our Boy Malachi will be set…

River Lad Set For Emirates Stakes

River Lad Set For Emirates Stakes

Trainer Natalie McCall has revealed that Stradbroke Handicap winner River Lad will set for the Group 1 Emirates Stakes (1600m) during the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival. River Lad was sent straight to the spelling paddock after his upset win in the Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm on June 7 and has now…

2014 Eye Liner Stakes Final Field and Barrier Draw

2014 Eye Liner Stakes Final Field and Barrier Draw

A talented field of 13 sprinters have been confirmed to line up at Ipswich Racecourse this weekend’s to contest the Listed Eye Liner Stakes (1350m), highlighted by several notable performers over the 2014 racing calendar so-far. Contesting and winning two strong barrier trials over May and early June, trainer Jason McLachlan is confident of a…

Ellawisdom Causes Upset in 2014 Bright Shadow Quality

Ellawisdom Causes Upset in 2014 Bright Shadow Quality

Rank outsider Ellawisdom has produced an incredible turn of foot to storm home and win the Listed Bright Shadow Quality (1200m) at Brisbane’s Eagle Farm Racecourse this afternoon, ahead of Avaladyluck and Saturn Rock. Jumping from the gates only fairly, the Top Echelon mare settled well within the pack, nearly eight lengths off the pace…

River Lad To Stradbroke Handicap Following BRC Sprint Win

River Lad To Stradbroke Handicap Following BRC Sprint Win

Natalie McCall-trained River Lad returned to winning form with a brave front-running victory in the 2014 BRC Sprint at Doomben this afternoon and will make his debut at Group 1 level in the 2014 Stradbroke Handicap at Eagle Farm on June 7. Jockey Tim Bell took River Lad to the front of the BRC Sprint field…

2013 Just Now Handicap Nominations Released

2013 Just Now Handicap Nominations Released

The Darley stable has dominated in Sydney in the past month and has the opportunity to stretch that dominance interstate after Coins was included in the nominations for the Listed 2013 Just Now Handicap (1300m) that will be held at Doomben on Saturday. Coins has been a consistent performer during her racing career but has struggled…