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Smokin’ Joey Set for 2016 Bletchingly Stakes Title Defence

Smokin’ Joey Set for 2016 Bletchingly Stakes Title Defence

Mornington’s Wez Hunter is confident heading into Saturday’s Bletchingly Stakes 2016 with the defending champion Smokin’ Joey. The eight-year-old son of Encosta De Lago won last year’s edition of the weight-for-age sprint on the back of an Eye Liner Stakes win in Queensland that winter, and is back for another shot at the $150,000 Group…

Mighty Like Scores Upset 2016 John Dillon Stakes Result

Mighty Like Scores Upset 2016 John Dillon Stakes Result

Mick Price’s six-year-old galloper Mighty Like scored a black-type upset at Caulfield Racecourse on Australia Day narrowly beating home the race favourite in Melbourne’s John Dillion Stakes 2016. The Leon & Troy Corstens-trained Tried And Tired, coming off a second in the Listed Chester Manifold Stakes (1400m) at Flemington, jumped the $4.40 favourite for Tuesday’s…

John Dillon Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

John Dillon Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

Twelve talented runners remain in contention for Tuesday’s Listed John Dillon Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield Racecourse; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Durendal was a late scratching as favourite for Saturday’s Group 2 Australia Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley and remains clear $2.90 favourite…

Durendal Accepted for 2016 John Dillion Stakes Field

Durendal Accepted for 2016 John Dillion Stakes Field

Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra’s Standish Handicap winner Durendal has been accepted for Tuesday’s John Dillion Stakes 2016 field at Caulfield Racecourse despite also being in the mix for this weekend’s Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley. The progressive Medaglia D’Oro four-year-old made it three wins on the trot on New Year’s Day at Flemington winning…

Pressure on Durendal in Australia Stakes 2016

Pressure on Durendal in Australia Stakes 2016

Co-trainer Simon Zahra said it was time to put the pressure on emerging stable star Durendal who faces his toughest test to date in Saturday’s 2016 Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley Racecourse. The flying four-year-old son of Medaglia D’Oro makes his Group 2 debut at the notoriously tight track this weekend in the $200,000 Group…

Mourinho Tops 2016 Australia Stakes Nominations

Mourinho Tops 2016 Australia Stakes Nominations

Peter Gelagotis’s defending champion Mourinho is one of the headline Australia Stakes 2016 nominations for the feature race at Melbourne’s Moonee Valley Racecourse this Saturday. The opening Group 2 of the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival, the weight-for-age $200,000 Group 2 Jeep Australia Stakes (1200m) sprint attracted a bumper 19 nominations. The Moe-based Gelagotis won the…

Australia Stakes 2016 Return for Hucklebuck

Australia Stakes 2016 Return for Hucklebuck

Adelaide-trained Group 1 winner Hucklebuck is set to return to racing in Melbourne’s 2016 Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley Racecourse this weekend running for the first time since a failed The Goodwood effort at home last winter. The Phillip Stokes-trained five-year-old son of Elvstroem was on fire during the spring of 2014 winning a host…

Medcaut Heads 2016 Carrington Stakes Nominations

Medcaut Heads 2016 Carrington Stakes Nominations

John O’Shea’s in-form five-year-old Medcaut is one of the top early fancies among the Carrington Stakes 2016 nominations for Sydney’s Royal Randwick meeting this weekend. Nominations for this summer’s $150,000 Listed Carrington Stakes (1400m) have been extended by the Australian Turf Club (ATC) until 11:00am (AEST) on Tuesday with just eight early entries taken for…

Australia Stakes 2016 Mission for Manifold Winner Tudor

Australia Stakes 2016 Mission for Manifold Winner Tudor

The year’s opening Group 2 race is next on the agenda for Doug Harrison’s impressive Chester Manifold Stakes winner over the weekend with Tudor to target the 2016 Australia Stakes next Saturday. In a bold front-running ride by jockey Darren Gauci, Cranbourne-based Strategic four-year-old Tudor was spot on for his all-the-way win in Saturday’s $120,000…

Sarajevo Leads 2016 Chester Manifold Stakes Betting

Sarajevo Leads 2016 Chester Manifold Stakes Betting

John O’Shea’s former promising three-year-old Sarajevo has opened early favourite to break a year-long winning drought with success in Saturday’s Chester Manifold Stakes 2016 at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne. The now four-year-old son of Lonhro hasn’t won since January of 2015 and is out to secure just this third win at start number 13 in…