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Tall Ship Tops Warrnambool Cup 2015 Betting Odds

Tall Ship Tops Warrnambool Cup 2015 Betting Odds

One of three horses prepared by last year’s winning trainer Darren Weir, Tall Ship has opened top of the odds to take out Thursday’s 2015 Warrnambool Cup in country Victoria. The highlight of the annual Warrnambool Racing Carnival, this year’s $200,000 Listed Sungold Milk Warrnambool Cup (2350m) features a final field of 15 stayers. Twelve…

Sertorius Heads Bendigo Cup 2013 Betting – Mourayan Out

Sertorius Heads Bendigo Cup 2013 Betting – Mourayan Out

Cranbourne Cup runner-up Sertorius has opened narrow favourite to win Wednesday’s 2013 Bendigo Cup with top-weight Mourayan also scratched from the midweek feature. The only horse in this year’s original $240,000 Listed Bendigo Cup (2400m) still in the Melbourne Cup 2013 mix, the Lloyd Williams-owned Mourayan was to have carried 61.5kg on Wednesday. They’ve since…

2013 Bendigo Cup Field Released for Wednesday

2013 Bendigo Cup Field Released for Wednesday

This Wednesday a final field of 13 stayers will face off in the Bendigo Cup 2013, the country Victoria feature won 12 months ago by one-time Melbourne Cup favourite Puissance De Lune. Darren Weir’s emphatic five length winner of last year’s $240,000 Listed Jayco Bendigo Cup (2400m) was only withdrawn from Melbourne Cup 2013 calculations…

Updated Melbourne Cup Order Of Entry – Ibicenco Receives 1kg Penalty

Updated Melbourne Cup Order Of Entry – Ibicenco Receives 1kg Penalty

OTI Racing-owned Ibicenco has received a one kilogram penalty for the 2013 Melbourne Cup after his grinding victory in the Group 3 Geelong Cup (2400m) yesterday. Ibicenco was on the second line of Geelong Cup betting markets but was too strong in the final stages of the race for a brave Verdant; with the leading pair…

2013 Geelong Cup Winner Ibicenco Sweats on Melbourne Cup Penalty

2013 Geelong Cup Winner Ibicenco Sweats on Melbourne Cup Penalty

Trainer Peter Moody and connections at OTI Racing will be sweating on the decision from Racing Victoria’s Greg Carpenter on what Melbourne Cup penalty, if any, he hands down to today’s Geelong Cup 2013 winner Ibicenco. The dour stayer worked for their win in this year’s $300,000 Geelong Cup (2400m) run on an unsuitably Heavy…

Geelong Cup Betting Tips 2013

Geelong Cup Betting Tips 2013

This afternoon a wide-open field of quality stayers will square off in the 2013 Geelong Cup, a number of which are fighting for a shot at next month’s Melbourne Cup– the Races.com.au team’s tips on the classic listed below. Over the years many gallopers have used the $300,000 Group 2 Geelong Cup (2400m) as a…

2013 Geelong Cup Form

2013 Geelong Cup Form

One of the last Melbourne Cup trials will run in Victoria today with a number of outside Flemington hopes looking to sneak into contention for the world’s richest handicap with a win in the Geelong Cup 2013. Running as Geelong Race 7 at 4:00pm (AEST) this year’s $300,000 Group 3 Sportingbet Geelong Cup (2400m) originally…

Geelong Cup Odds 2013 – Forgotten Voice Short Favourite

Geelong Cup Odds 2013 – Forgotten Voice Short Favourite

Nicky Henderson’s flying international raider Forgotten Voice has opened the short-priced favourite to win their Australian race debut in Wednesday’s 2013 Geelong Cup in Victoria. The veteran Danehill Dancer gelding, prepared in Great Britain, may be nine but they are looking set to peak this prep starting with the $300,000 Group 3 Geelong Cup (2400m)…

JRA Cup 2013 Betting Odds Led by WA Raider

JRA Cup 2013 Betting Odds Led by WA Raider

This Friday night in Melbourne the latest spring cups lead-up runs at Moonee Valley Racecourse with the 2013 JRA Cup, betting markets for which are led by Adam Durrant’s visiting Perth-based galloper Mr Moet. Winner of the Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) first-up at Ascot last November the now six-year-old Mosayter gelding is looking to…

Sir John Hawkwood To Make Australian Debut At Caulfield

Sir John Hawkwood To Make Australian Debut At Caulfield

Imported stayer Sir John Hawkwood will make his Australian racing debut in the Programmed Property Services Handicap (2000m) at Caulfield on Sunday. Sir John Hawkwood was purchased by the Waratah Thoroughbreds operation, owned by prominent New South Wales businessmen John Fudge, and joined the stable of Craig Ritchie after he competed during the 2013 Royal Ascot…