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Smerdon Confident in Australian Guineas Success for Fontein Ruby

Smerdon Confident in Australian Guineas Success for Fontein Ruby

Having saddled talented filly Mosheen to success in the Flemington feature in 2012, trainer Robert Smerdon is capable Fontein Ruby is more than capable of good performance against classy competition in Saturday’s featured Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m).

Robert Smerdon is confident Fontein Ruby will hold her own in the 2015 Australian Guineas. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

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Wakeful Stakes Final Field and Barrier Draw Confirmed

Wakeful Stakes Final Field and Barrier Draw Confirmed

A classy field of 13 fillies has been confirmed for Saturday’s Group 2 Wakeful Stakes (2000m) at Flemington, highlighted by the inclusion of some of the Spring Racing Carnival’s standout three-year-olds.

Fontein Ruby headlines a field of 13 for the 2014 Wakeful Stakes at Flemington this weekend. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

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Turffontein Wins William Reid Stakes

Turffontein Wins William Reid Stakes

The Anthony Cummings-trained Turffontein claimed his second Group 1 victory of his career on Saturday when the five-year-old entire took out the William Reid Stakes at Moonee Valley.

In an unexpected upset, Turffontein ($12) beat home eight of the best sprinters in the 1200m Group 1 feature, including runner-up Wanted ($4.60) by half a neck and third placegetter Sniper?s Bullet...

Saturday’s William Reid Stakes Preview

Saturday’s William Reid Stakes Preview

Moonee Valley is gearing up to host the prestigious $500 000 Group 1 William Reid Stakes (1200m) this Saturday and with so many classy contenders ready to do battle it will definitely be the race of the weekend to watch.

The final field and barrier draw was announced on Tuesday headlined by the unbeaten filly Black Caviar and last start ...