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2017 Memsie Stakes First-Up for Yankee Rose

2017 Memsie Stakes First-Up for Yankee Rose

Sunshine Coast-based horseman David Vandyke is looking at the Memsie Stakes 2017 as a spring opener for his multiple Group 1 winning filly Yankee Rose who trialled in Brisbane on Tuesday morning. A rising four-year-old, the daughter of All American stepped out in the public eye at Doomben Racecourse for the first time since her…

2017 Cox Plate Option for Yankee Rose

2017 Cox Plate Option for Yankee Rose

Yankee Rose may have missed the autumn – winter racing carnivals due to injury issues but the dual Group 1 winning filly is back in work with connections keeping a run in the Cox Plate 2017 against Winx on the cards. Prepared by the now Sunshine Coast-based David Vandkye, the All American filly is majority…

Black Heart Bart given top weight in 2017 Stradbroke Handicap

Black Heart Bart given top weight in 2017 Stradbroke Handicap

Multiple Group 1 winner Black Heart Bart was given the top weight of 58.5kg when weights were released today for the 2017 Group 1 $1.5m Stradbroke Handicap (1400m). The 1400m Stradbroke Handicap is scheduled to run at Eagle Farm on June 10 but that now looks likely to change after the Queensland Oaks meeting set…

2017 Goodwood Final Field: Black Heart Bart draws barrier 2

2017 Goodwood Final Field: Black Heart Bart draws barrier 2

Five times Group 1 winner Black Heart Bart’s chances of making it back to back wins in the Group 1 $1m Darley Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville on Saturday have soared after the big bay drew barrier two in the capacity field. A final field of twenty sprinters plus three emergencies make up the 2017 Goodwood…

Awesome Rock to Gallop at Moonee Valley Ahead of Cox Plate 2016

Awesome Rock to Gallop at Moonee Valley Ahead of Cox Plate 2016

Talented entire Awesome Rock will been given another look at the Moonee Valley track before taking his place in Saturday’s featured 2016 Cox Plate (2040m). Awesome Rock secured ballot-free entry into the Cox Plate 2016 with dominant performance for success in the Group 2 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes (1600m) at the Valley on September…

2016 Underwood Stakes Winner Black Heart Bart to Take on Winx

2016 Underwood Stakes Winner Black Heart Bart to Take on Winx

Proving a weight-for-age star over the 1800m with a runaway Underwood Stakes 2016 win at Caulfield Racecourse on the weekend has set up a scintillating showdown next start for Black Heart Bart with Australia’s best racehorse Winx. Darren Weir’s former Perth-trained Blackfriars six-year-old posted his third elite level win since joining the stable with a…

2016 Underwood Stakes Betting Update: Black Heart Bart Firm Favourite

2016 Underwood Stakes Betting Update: Black Heart Bart Firm Favourite

All the money in the Underwood Stakes 2016 betting markets for the Group 1 staying showdown at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday afternoon remains firmly on the Darren Weir-trained favourite Black Heart Bart. The dual Group 1 winning son of Blackfriars is one of 10 remaining chances in the line-up for this year’s $500,000 Group 1…

Underwood Stakes 2016 Betting Tips & Odds Update

Underwood Stakes 2016 Betting Tips & Odds Update

The feature staying showdown at Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday in Melbourne is the 2016 Underwood Stakes, betting tips and the updated odds for the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Day feature found below. Due to jump at 4:55pm (AEST) as Caulfield Race 8, this year’s $500,000 Group 1 Hyland Race Colours Underwood Stakes (1800m) features a…

2016 Underwood Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

2016 Underwood Stakes Form Guide & Betting Preview

The Underwood Stakes 2016 features a field of talented stayers facing off at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday in Melbourne, a detailed form guide analysis and betting preview for the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Day feature found below. Set to run as Caulfield Race 8 at 4:55pm (AEST) on the nine-race program, this year’s $500,000 Group…

Improved Awesome Rock Ready for Underwood Stakes

Improved Awesome Rock Ready for Underwood Stakes

Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes winner Awesome Rock has come on well over the past fortnight according to co-trainer Troy Corstens who is hoping the Cox Plate-bound galloper can put it all together again in Saturday’s Underwood Stakes 2016. The Fastnet Rock stallion was the hard luck story of the autumn when first past the…