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2016 Black Caviar Lightning Odds: Chautauqua vs Exosphere

2016 Black Caviar Lightning Odds: Chautauqua vs Exosphere

It is a tight Black Caviar Lightning 2016 betting affair ahead of this Saturday’s Flemington feature with experienced sprint champion Chautauqua firming into equal favourite with Godolphin’s gun three-year-old Exosphere in the latest markets. Stealing the show in Melbourne this weekend, the $750,000 Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) may have only attracted seven runners…

Rubick Impresses in Trackwork Ahead of 2015 The Galaxy

Rubick Impresses in Trackwork Ahead of 2015 The Galaxy

Group 1 The Galaxy (1100m) is one of five Group One races running at Rosehill this Saturday, attracting a capacity field of 14 sprinters plus three emergencies. The Gerald Ryan-trained Rubick is one of those 14 confirmed runners, set to atone for his unlucky third placing in the Group 2 Challenge Stakes (1000m) on March…

McEvoy Affirms 2014 San Domenico Stakes Target

McEvoy Affirms 2014 San Domenico Stakes Target

Adelaide-based trainer Tony McEvoy has declared plans to target the San Domenico Stakes 2014 next month in Sydney with his weekend Caulfield winning young gun Affirmation. Three at the end of the week, current two-year-old Not A Single Doubt gelding Affirmation posted their second win at start number three on Saturday after a brilliant late…

Kencella Jogs Home to Win 2014 Maurice McCarten Stakes

Kencella Jogs Home to Win 2014 Maurice McCarten Stakes

Classy four-year-old Kencella has continued a strong preparation at Rosehill Gardens this afternoon, claiming a comfortable victory in the Group 3 Maurice McCarten Stakes (1100m) ahead of Va Pensiero and resounding pre-post favourite That’s A Good Idea. Having broken from the gates particularly well, the talented Exceed And Excel gelding went straight to the lead…

2014 Maurice McCarten Stakes Betting Update

2014 Maurice McCarten Stakes Betting Update

A final field of eight has been confirmed for the 2014 Group 3 Maurice McCarten Stakes (1100m) at Rosehill Gardens this weekend, offering punters several good opportunities to place a winning bet. Having returned to the track in strong form this preparation, That’s A Good Idea is featured as clear $2.70 favourite for Maurice McCarten…

10 Nominated for 2014 Maurice McCarten Stakes

10 Nominated for 2014 Maurice McCarten Stakes

A less-than-capacity field of 10 runners has nominated for the 2014 Group 3 Maurice McCarten Stakes (1100m) at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday, including classy Peter Moody-trained Flamberge. Flamberge has scored five wins and five places from only 15 race starts to date and was particularly consistent over his 2013 autumn preparation, finishing outside the places…

O’Hara Eyeing Newmarket Glory with Va Pensiero

O’Hara Eyeing Newmarket Glory with Va Pensiero

Sydney-based Jockey Kathy O’Hara has never ridden a horse to victory at Melbourne’s Flemington racecourse, but is hopeful of a return in fortunes this weekend when partnering the resuming Va Pensiero in the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m). Despite having never partnered the talented Stratum colt in a competitive event previously, O’Hara is confident her…

Shamexpress in Peak Condition Ahead of Newmarket

Shamexpress in Peak Condition Ahead of Newmarket

Having finished second behind a flying Snitzerland in the Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes (1000m) first-up on February 15th, trainer Danny O’Brien is confident of a successful run for Shamexpress in the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington this weekend after impressing in a laid-back hit-out on Tuesday. Despite finishing third of three…

Eurozone To Gallop Between Races At Royal Randwick

Eurozone To Gallop Between Races At Royal Randwick

Talented colt Eurozone will gallop between races at Royal Randwick on Saturday, rather than contest a barrier trial at the same venue on Thursday. Eurozone was included in the acceptances for the open trial over 1050 metres and the three-year-old colts and geldings trial over 740 metres but, with neither trial taking place on the course…

2013 Blue Sapphire Stakes Field Features a Miracle

2013 Blue Sapphire Stakes Field Features a Miracle

While not holding black type status, Saturday’s Blue Sapphire Stakes 2013 is still shaping up as a top Caulfield Guineas Day feature for three-year-olds including Daniel Clarken’s reigning Blue Diamond Stakes winner Miracles Of Life. Last seen running a distant second to Thump in the Group 3 Champagne Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on September…