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2017 SA Derby Favourite Tops Chairman’s Stakes Nominations

2017 SA Derby Favourite Tops Chairman’s Stakes Nominations

Pre-post favourite to take out the South Australian Derby 2017 next month, Odeon is the headline nomination for Saturday’s Chairman’s Stakes at Morphettville. To be run on the main track, this season’s $120,000 Group 3 SA Chairman’s Stakes (2030m) attracted 21 early entries. The race is the perfect lead-up into the $600,000 Group 1 South…

Australian Derby 2017 Market Moves: Gingernuts Firm Favourite

Australian Derby 2017 Market Moves: Gingernuts Firm Favourite

The Kiwi raider Gingernuts remains firm favourite in the latest 2017 Australian Derby betting markets for the feature three-years-old race at Royal Randwick this afternoon. Minimal rain in the past 24 hours has seen the Randwick track firm to a Heavy (8) for Day 1 of ‘The Championships’ and that looks ideal for the Stephen…

Australian Derby 2017 Form Guide & Preview

Australian Derby 2017 Form Guide & Preview

The season’s best three-year-old stayers take to the Randwick track on the weekend in the 2017 Australian Derby, a full form guide analysis and betting preview for which is detailed below. A final field of thirteen hopefuls is engaged for Randwick Race 7 at 3:50pm (AEDT) on Day 1 of ‘The Championships’ when the $2…

Gingernuts Leads 2017 Australian Derby Betting

Gingernuts Leads 2017 Australian Derby Betting

Last start Rosehill Guineas winner Gingernuts is the firm favourite in pre-field Australian Derby 2017 betting for the three-year-old’s staying showdown in Sydney on Saturday. The Stephen Autridge & Jamie Richards-trained Kiwi visitor was a late nominee for the $2 million Group 1 BMW Australian Derby (2400m), connections opting to pay the entry after the…

Kiwis Dominate 2017 Australian Derby Nominations

Kiwis Dominate 2017 Australian Derby Nominations

With three wins in the past four years the New Zealanders have dominated one of the key races held during Sydney’s The Championships and the Kiwis are out in force again in the Australian Derby 2017 nominations. Early entries closed for all 10 features races run over the first two Saturdays in April at Royal…

2017 Sydney Cup Target for Tavago

2017 Sydney Cup Target for Tavago

Co-trainer Trent Busuttin confirmed the Sydney Cup 2017 during next April’s The Championships in Sydney was a likely autumn target for the stable’s ATC Derby winner Tavago. Kiwi duo Busuttin and Natalie Young are now based at Cranbourne in Victoria and are hoping Tavistock four-year-old Tavago can return to form next Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival….

Tavago Over Hill Into 2016 Underwood Stakes

Tavago Over Hill Into 2016 Underwood Stakes

The now Cranbourne-based Kiwi expat and co-trainer Trent Busuttin has confirmed Tavago will run next-up in the Underwood Stakes 2016 in Melbourne after being scratched from a race in Sydney this weekend. A four-year-old son of Tavistock, the former New Zealand galloper Tavago was one of eight original acceptors for the $200,000 Group 2 Hill…

Hartnell Heads 2016 Hill Stakes Nominations

Hartnell Heads 2016 Hill Stakes Nominations

John O’Shea’s Chelmsford Stakes winner Hartnell is the sure-to-be favourite among the Hill Stakes 2016 nominations taken for the Royal Randwick clash this weekend in Sydney. One of five Group status races on the George Main Stakes Day card on Saturday, this year’s $200,000 Group 2 Hill Stakes (2000m) has attracted 13 staying types at…

Busuttin Thinking 2016 Crown Oaks for Knew It

Busuttin Thinking 2016 Crown Oaks for Knew It

The now Cranbourne-based New Zealand trainer Trent Busuttin is eyeing a Crown Oaks 2016 bid with his lightly-raced filly Knew It this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. The lightly-raced daughter of O’Reilly has had just the one run to date when winning her debut at Benalla this week in the wet. Knew It lined up in…

Natural Stepping Stone for Tavago into Caulfield Cup 2016

Natural Stepping Stone for Tavago into Caulfield Cup 2016

The Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young-trained ATC Derby winning Kiwi Tavago will have a second-up run over 2000m in Melbourne on way to the 2016 Caulfield Cup this spring. Original plans for the Tavistock four-year-old were to run him first-up in the Group 2 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes (1600m) and second-up in the Group…