News About VRC Crown Oaks 2012

Cassidy Rides 5th Crown Oaks Winner with Dear Demi

Cassidy Rides 5th Crown Oaks Winner with Dear Demi

The suspension of Nash Rawiller was a blessing for veteran hoop Jim Cassidy who was given the chance to atone for his Derby Day shocker riding the Clarry Conners-trained Dear Demi to a sensational win in the 2012 Crown Oaks – his fifth victory in the three-year-old fillies’ classic. Cassidy failed to get the daughter…

Maraatib Over 2012 Crown Oaks Odds – Hayes

Maraatib Over 2012 Crown Oaks Odds – Hayes

David Hayes has admitted to being “bullish” over his chances with double figure roughie Maraatib in today’s Crown Oaks 2012, the Euroa horseman unable to comprehend the price difference between his smart filly and the favourite that beat her home last start. Redoute’s Choice three-year-old Maraatib may still be a maiden after 10 starts to…

Crown Oaks Day 2012 Betting Tips & Preview

Crown Oaks Day 2012 Betting Tips & Preview

The action of the Melbourne Cup Carnival continues at Flemington Racecourse today with a bumper nine-race program scheduled for 2012 Crown Oaks Day, the Races.com.au team’s insider tips and betting preview for which is detailed below. The big one on the Flemington race card all the punters will be keen on is of course the…

Conners Confident in 2012 Crown Oaks Hope Dear Demi

Conners Confident in 2012 Crown Oaks Hope Dear Demi

She may have run a disappointing fourth in the Wakeful Stakes last time out but Dear Demi is still on track to be a competitive force in the Crown Oaks 2012 this afternoon according to her trainer Clarry Conners. The daughter of Dehere has been a consistent and honest filly since her debut run at…

2012 Wakeful Stakes Betting Tips & Preview

2012 Wakeful Stakes Betting Tips & Preview

While the more notable three-year-olds race at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday will be the Victoria Derby there is also plenty of young talent in the fillies-only Wakeful Stakes 2012, betting tips and selections from the Races.com.au team for which are detailed below. Set to start at 12:40pm (AEST) as Victoria Derby Day Race 3, the…

Zydeco Tops Wakeful Stakes Odds 2012

Zydeco Tops Wakeful Stakes Odds 2012

Anthony Freedman’s Crown Oaks favourite Zydeco has also opened top of the odds for her Victoria Derby Day assignment, the nicely-bred Zabeel filly the one to beat in Saturday’s 2012 Wakeful Stakes at Flemington Racecourse. A winner of one of her four career starts to date, Zydeco is paying $3 in the futures Crown Oaks…

2012 Wakeful Stakes Field & Barriers Released

2012 Wakeful Stakes Field & Barriers Released

Victoria Derby Day final fields are now out including those for the meeting’s Crown Oaks lead-up, the Wakeful Stakes 2012 attracting 12 acceptors. The top-rated filly in the $300,000 Group 2 Wakeful Stakes (2000m) this year is Clarry Conners’ last start Thousand Guineas runner-up Dear Demi who has drawn barrier 7 for Saturday with Hall…

Crown Oaks 2012 – Betting Update

Crown Oaks 2012 – Betting Update

The 2012 Melbourne Cup Carnival is nearly upon us and one of the most anticipated events each year is the Group 1 2012 Crown Oaks (2500m) which will take place at Flemington next Thursday. Also known as the 2012 VRC Oaks, the $1 million event features some of the best three-year-old fillies in the land…

Dear Demi Deserves Wakeful Stakes 2012 Success – Cassidy

Dear Demi Deserves Wakeful Stakes 2012 Success – Cassidy

Hall of Fame jockey Jim Cassidy has said his 2012 Wakeful Stakes mount on Saturday “deserves” to win her Victoria Derby Day assignment, the Clarry Conners-trained Dear Demi gearing up for her spring grand final in the Crown Oaks. One of 21 three-year-old fillies nominated for the $300,000 Group 2 Wakeful Stakes (2000m) this weekend…

Crown Oaks Fancies Head 2012 Wakeful Stakes Nominations

Crown Oaks Fancies Head 2012 Wakeful Stakes Nominations

This Saturday as part of the top racing action at Flemington’s Victoria Derby Day a field full of Crown Oaks-bound mares will face off in the Wakeful Stakes 2012. The traditional lead-up to the $1 million Group 1 VRC Crown Oaks (2500m) back at the track on Thursday November 8, the $300,000 Group 2 Wakeful…