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Malandrino Scratched from 2012 Rough Habit Plate – Betting Update

Malandrino Scratched from 2012 Rough Habit Plate – Betting Update

Highly promising New Zealand gelding Malandrino has been scratched from tomorrow’s 2012 Rough Habit Plate after a Hong Kong sales deal was confirmed this morning.

Rated as one of the favourites to take out tomorrow’s $125,000 Group 3 three-year-old event, negotiations started to buy the Manawatu Classic winner last Friday.

Trainer Murray Baker withdrew Malandrino from the Rough Habit Plate ...

Rough Habit Plate 2012 Nominations include QLD Derby Hopefuls

Rough Habit Plate 2012 Nominations include QLD Derby Hopefuls

The Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival kicks off at Doomben this weekend and one of the key support races to Saturday’s feature BTC Cup is the Group 3 2012 Rough Habit Plate (2000m).

A total of 21 horses were today nominated to compete in the $125,000 event for three-year-olds, including plenty of Queensland Derby hopefuls.

Headlining the list is John Thompson...