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Victoria Derby Day 2016 – Flemington Best Bets

Victoria Derby Day 2016 – Flemington Best Bets

The opening Melbourne Cup Carnival race day runs at the famous Flemington Racecourse on Saturday with 2016 Victoria Derby Day, best bets for the all-Group race card from the Races.com.au team detailed below. Racing kicks off this Derby Day at 11:45pm (AEDT) and continues through until Race 9 brings the action to a close –…

2016 Longines Mile (Cantala Stakes) Nominations Released

2016 Longines Mile (Cantala Stakes) Nominations Released

The new-look Longines Mile 2016, registered as the Cantala Stakes, has attracted 40 gallopers at nomination stage this week ahead of the Saturday week showdown on Victoria Derby Day. One of four elite levels scheduled to run at Flemington Racecourse on October 29 to kick off the Melbourne Cup Carnival, this year’s $1 million Group…

2016 Tristarc Stakes Winner First Seal Heads to Myer Classic

2016 Tristarc Stakes Winner First Seal Heads to Myer Classic

Group 1 winner First Seal was back to her best on Caulfield Cup Day in her first Victorian run saluting in the Tristarc Stakes 2016 ahead of a trip to Flemington for the Myer Classic. A special mare for trainer John Thompson, the Sydney-based daughter of Fastnet Rock is best known for her three-year-old success…

2016 Gothic Stakes Winner Peacock for Godolphin

2016 Gothic Stakes Winner Peacock for Godolphin

Trainer John O’Shea and the stable enjoyed an early Black-Type win on Caulfield Cup Day with smart three-year-old Peacock getting the gun run in the Gothic Stakes 2016 to score the upset result. With a stiff breeze on in the second, no one wanted to go up and lead the way in the $120,000 Listed…

Chetwood Wins 2016 Weekend Hussler Stakes for Punters

Chetwood Wins 2016 Weekend Hussler Stakes for Punters

The John O’Shea-trained odds-on favourite Chetwood saluted for the punters in the Weekend Hussler Stakes 2016 on Caulfield Guineas Day in Melbourne with a dominant win to make it four-from-four this time in. The flying Exceed And Excel four-year-old went into Saturday’s $120,000 Listed Weekend Hussler Stakes (1400m) on the back of a trio of…