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Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2017 Nominations Feature Royal Symphony

Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2017 Nominations Feature Royal Symphony

Tony McEvoy’s Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas favourite Royal Symphony won’t have an unusual lead-up into the mile classic via a run against the older horses this Sunday in Caulfield’s 2017 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes despite being nominated for the event. Run as one of six elite levels across a bumper weekend of racing in Sydney and…

Caulfield Cup Horses Head 2017 Underwood Stakes Nominations

Caulfield Cup Horses Head 2017 Underwood Stakes Nominations

A host of potential Caulfield Cup horses make-up the Underwood Stakes 2017 nominations for the spring staying showdown held this Sunday at Caulfield Racecourse. Punters are treated to three Group 1 race meetings across the footy Grand Finals long weekend including in Melbourne on Sunday for Underwood Stakes Day. The feature race on the card…

Toorak Next Step for 2015 Sir Rupert Clarke Winner Stratum Star

Toorak Next Step for 2015 Sir Rupert Clarke Winner Stratum Star

Darren Weir enjoyed back-to-back Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes wins with his up-and-comer Stratum Star overcoming a horror gate to emulate Trust In A Gust with a win in the Caulfield handicap on Underwood Stakes Day. Last Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival the Ballarat-based Weir was in the winner’s stall for the $400,000 Group 1 Sir Rupert…

2015 Underwood Stakes Winner Mourinho Earns Cox Plate Bid

2015 Underwood Stakes Winner Mourinho Earns Cox Plate Bid

After missing out on a run in Australasia’s weight-for-age championship last Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, the Peter Gelagotis-trained evergreen veteran Mourinho looks set for a Cox Plate run this season after a maiden Group 1 win in the Underwood Stakes 2015. The eight-year-old son of Oratorio went back-to-back for the age group following the success of…

Prelude Winner Bon Aurum onto Caulfield Guineas 2015

Prelude Winner Bon Aurum onto Caulfield Guineas 2015

Local Caulfield horseman Ciaron Maher has uncovered a livewire chance for the Caulfield Guineas 2015 in a fortnight with his progressive colt Bon Aurum backing up from a tough Flemington win to take out the Caulfield Guineas Prelude on Underwood Stakes Day. On September 12 the Bon Hoffa colt put in a massive effort from…

Miss Gunpowder Blows Away 2015 Thousand Guineas Prelude Field

Miss Gunpowder Blows Away 2015 Thousand Guineas Prelude Field

Phillip Stokes’s in-form Adelaide-trained filly Muss Gunpowder continued her ace string of runs this time in with her maiden black-type success in Saturday’s Thousand Guineas Prelude 2015 ahead of the Group 1 over the mile back at the track next month. The Pendragon filly has now won four of her five starts including three from…

Mongolian Khan to Improve with Underwood Stakes Distance

Mongolian Khan to Improve with Underwood Stakes Distance

Cambridge-based New Zealand horseman Murray Baker shoots for his third Underwood Stakes win this weekend in Melbourne and is confident the extra distance will suit his Group 1 winning four-year-old Mongolian Khan in the Caulfield feature. Baker won the weight-for-age Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival feature in 2011 with the ill-fated Lion Tamer and again two…

Blinkers On Dal Cielo for Caulfield Guineas Prelude

Blinkers On Dal Cielo for Caulfield Guineas Prelude

New Zealand horseman Murray Baker is hoping the addition of blinkers to the gear of his nicely-bred colt Dal Chielo can give the young gun an edge over his rivals in the 2015 Caulfield Guineas Prelude in his Australian race debut this weekend. The three-year-old colt is a son Per Incanto and to date has…

2015 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Betting Update

2015 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Betting Update

Underwood Stakes Day in Melbourne today features a double shot of Group 1 racing action including the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2015 where the race favourite Disposition has tightened in the markets. Running as the eighth race on a bumper nine-race line-up at Caulfield Racecourse this afternoon, the $400,000 Group 1 Anthea Crawford Sir Rupert…

Underwood Stakes 2015 Odds Update: Fawkner Firms

Underwood Stakes 2015 Odds Update: Fawkner Firms

Money continues to come in for today’s 2015 Underwood Stakes betting favourite Fawkner with the Robert Hickmott-trained veteran well supported to make it back-to-back Group 1 wins this time in. A dual Group 1 winner at Caulfield Racecourse, the eight-year-old son of Reset returns to the track he’s got such a great record for a…