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Anlon Primed for Fresh Run in 2014 Christmas Stakes

Anlon Primed for Fresh Run in 2014 Christmas Stakes

Sandown Racecourse will play host to two black-type races this afternoon as part of its Boxing Day race meeting, one of which is the Listed Christmas Stakes (1200m). 10 sprinters are set to tackle the $120,000 feature race after Robbie Laing’s Boomwaa was scratched on Wednesday. The Darren Weir-trained Anlon is one of six single…

Akzar Strongest He’s Ever Been Ahead of 2014 Lord Stakes

Akzar Strongest He’s Ever Been Ahead of 2014 Lord Stakes

Darren Weir will saddle eight-year-old gelding Akzar in the Listed Lord Stakes (1600m) at Sandown Racecourse on Boxing Day, otherwise known as the Master Yearlings Heat 2 Stakes. 10 classy gallopers are set to tackle the mile on Friday after both Full Hand and Saint Or Sinner were scratched from the race on Wednesday. Akzar…

Mighty Like and Mouro Contest Favouritism in 2014 Lord Stakes Odds

Mighty Like and Mouro Contest Favouritism in 2014 Lord Stakes Odds

The Listed Lord Stakes (1600m), otherwise known as the Master Yearlings Heat 2 Stakes, is one of two black-type races running at Sandown Racecourse on Friday during the Boxing Day meeting. 11 middle-distance gallopers will tackle the mile after Brian Cox’s Full Hand was scratched on Tuesday. Nearly half of the field is offering single…

2014 Christmas Stakes Betting Update

2014 Christmas Stakes Betting Update

Sandown Racecourse will play host to eight exciting races this Friday as part of its Boxing Day meeting. The Listed Christmas Stakes (1200m) will be targeted by 11 classy sprinters, including three of which will be saddled by Robbie Laing. His top hopeful is the four-year-old entire Lord Of The Sky, who is $3.80 firm…

Sandown Abandoned

Sandown Abandoned

Heavy overnight rain in Victoria has forced the abandonment of today’s feature jumps meeting at Sandown. The track was already waterlogged due to some late week rain and the overnight downpour left officials with no other option. Racing Victoria Chief steward Terry Bailey inspected the track alongside Sandown track manager Tim Bailey this morning and…