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Vittoria Eyes 2013 Sydney Cup Target

Vittoria Eyes 2013 Sydney Cup Target

While some of the better-fancied Sydney Cup 2013-bound stayers will have their lead-up run in Rosehill’s The BMW this weekend, Cranbourne trainer Michael Kent will run his hopeful Vittoria in a low key Moonee Valley handicap. Among the gallopers heading towards the $500,000 Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) at Royal Randwick on April 27 that…

Quintessential Wins 2012 Queensland Oaks

Quintessential Wins 2012 Queensland Oaks

New Zealand filly Quintessential has produced an impressive run to take top honours in the Group 1 2012 Queensland Oaks (2400m) at Eagle Farm today. The John Sargent-trained filly was ridden patiently by experienced jockey Damian Browne from the inside barrier and sat just off the pace before making a move at the top of…

Crown Oaks Form Guide 2011 Preview & Analysis

Crown Oaks Form Guide 2011 Preview & Analysis

With Atlantic Jewel injuring a hamstring and sent to the spelling paddock, the 2011 Crown Oaks is any filly’s for the taking. Or is it? Below the Races.com.au take a look at the wide open field of fillies set to contest Thursday’s Flemington classic providing our exclusive Crown Oaks form guide analysis and betting preview…

Crown Oaks 2011 Betting & Odds – Dowager Queen Favourite

Crown Oaks 2011 Betting & Odds – Dowager Queen Favourite

Graeme Rogerson’s consistent New Zealand-trained filly Dowager Queen is installed as the narrow favourite in a now wide-open 2011 Crown Oaks betting market for Thursday’s third Melbourne Cup Carnival meeting. After the $1 million Group 1 Crown Oaks (2500m), running as Flemington Race 6 at 3:40pm (local time) on Thursday, lost its drawcard contender with…

2011 Crown Oaks Field & Barrier Draw

2011 Crown Oaks Field & Barrier Draw

Following the announcement earlier in the week that Mark Kavanagh’s undefeated filly Atlantic Jewel had suffered a pulled hamstring and would not get the chance at a second elite level this season in the Crown Oaks 2011, 11 other three-year-olds have been accepted for Thursday’s Melbourne Cup Carnival classic. Racing Victoria released the official 2011…

2011 Crown Oaks Favourite Atlantic Jewel Leads Wakeful Stakes Entries

2011 Crown Oaks Favourite Atlantic Jewel Leads Wakeful Stakes Entries

Mark Kavanagh’s boom filly Atlantic Jewel headlines a list of class three-year-olds entered for the 2011 Wakeful Stakes at Flemington’s Victoria Derby Day this Saturday, the undefeated Thousand Guineas winner out to improve her already tremendous claims for Thursday week’s Crown Oaks. Atlantic Jewel hit the big time when racing away with her fourth career…

Atlantic Jewel Leads Crown Oaks 2011 First Acceptances & Odds

Atlantic Jewel Leads Crown Oaks 2011 First Acceptances & Odds

Mark Kavanagh’s undefeated filly, and striking last-start winner of the Thousand Guineas, Atlantic Jewel is the odds-on favourite to take out the 2011 Crown Oaks at Flemington next month after first declarations for the Melbourne Cup Carnival classic were taken by Racing Victoria today. At nomination stage on September 20 there were 69 three-year-old fillies…

Ethereal Stakes Winner Gliding Earns 2011 Crown Oaks Assignment

Ethereal Stakes Winner Gliding Earns 2011 Crown Oaks Assignment

Bart Cummings is back just in time to maybe win his eighth Caulfield Cup with Precedence later this afternoon, the maestro trainer enjoying an early Caulfield Cup Day win in the third with his improving filly Gliding who could now run in the Crown Oaks 2011. Jockey Darren Beadman donned the famous Green and Gold…

Crown Oaks 2011 Hopes Race on Caulfield Cup Day – Ethereal Stakes Field

Crown Oaks 2011 Hopes Race on Caulfield Cup Day – Ethereal Stakes Field

One of the opening black-type features on the bumper 10-race Caulfield Cup Day card this Saturday is the $100,000 Listed Ethereal Stakes (2000m) which is due to be contested by a field full of 2011 Crown Oaks-bound fillies. Scheduled to run as Caulfield Race 3 on Saturday at 12:45pm (EDT), the 2011 Ethereal Stakes final…

Epsom Handicap Day Race Scratchings – Randwick Racing

Epsom Handicap Day Race Scratchings – Randwick Racing

Epsom Handicap Day is about to swing into action, with the first race set to jump at 12.10pm today October 1, 2011. With the track currently rated a slow 6, there have been a few scratching due to the weather conditions and the state of the track. Included in the Epsom Handicap Day scratching is…