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Aloisia wins 2017 Thousand Guineas

Aloisia wins 2017 Thousand Guineas

Promising staying filly Aloisia will now head to the VRC Oaks after scoring a surprise win in the Group 1 $500,000 Schweppes Thousand Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield today. Aloisia was sent out at the good odds of $14 and thanks to a rails hugging ride from Luke Nolen, the Azamour filly was able to hold…

2017 Edward Manifold Stakes Results: Bring Me Roses onto VRC Oaks

2017 Edward Manifold Stakes Results: Bring Me Roses onto VRC Oaks

Top trainer of three-year-olds this season Tony McEvoy enjoyed a Flemington win on Turnbull Stakes Day with his progressive filly Bring Me Roses running the ideal early VRC Oaks lead-up in the Edward Manifold Stakes 2017. High Chaparral filly Bring Me Roses went into Saturday’s Group 2 $200,000 Edward Manifold Stakes (1600m) a maiden and…

Thousand Guineas Fillies Top 2017 Edward Manifold Stakes Field & Odds

Thousand Guineas Fillies Top 2017 Edward Manifold Stakes Field & Odds

A line-up of potential Thousand Guineas fillies for Saturday week are set to face off at Flemington this weekend in the Edward Manifold Stakes 2017 field for Turnbull Stakes Day. Commanding Jewel (3rd in 2012) was the last Thousand Guineas winner to come off a lead-up run in the Group 2 $200,000 Edward Manifold Stakes…

Spring Champion Stakes 2017 Field: Coral Coast Sole Filly

Spring Champion Stakes 2017 Field: Coral Coast Sole Filly

Trainer Stuart Webb has paid final acceptances for his progressive filly Coral Coast to possibly take on the boys in Saturday’s 2017 Spring Champion Stakes at Royal Randwick Racecourse. The in-form daughter of So You Think is one of just 10 final acceptors for the final elite level of the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival, the…

Aloisia Heads 2017 Crown Oaks Nominations

Aloisia Heads 2017 Crown Oaks Nominations

Suspended trainer Ciaron Maher may be out of action for six months starting on Monday, but a gun filly from his stables leads the Crown Oaks 2017 nominations this spring with Aloisia being kept safe in early betting. Racing Victoria took nominations on Tuesday morning for a host of Melbourne Cup Carnival races including those…

Coral Coast Floating Towards 2017 Crown Oaks

Coral Coast Floating Towards 2017 Crown Oaks

Caulfield horseman Stuart Webb is over the moon after an eye-catching third from his improving filly Coral Coast against the boys over the weekend naming the Crown Oaks 2017 as a spring target for the daughter of So You Think. A winner of one of her four career starts to date, Coral Coast was stepped-up…

Aloisia Kicks off Crown Oaks 2017 Campaign

Aloisia Kicks off Crown Oaks 2017 Campaign

Trainer Ciaron Maher has a third Crown Oaks win in four years in sight this spring targeting the 2017 edition of the Melbourne Cup Carnival feature with Kiwi expat Aloisia who returns to racing on the weekend. Maher enjoyed back-to-back Crown Oaks victories in 2014-15 with Set Square and Jameka respectively, the latter going on…

2017 Thousand Guineas Target for Aloisia

2017 Thousand Guineas Target for Aloisia

JJ Atkins runner-up Aloisia is doing everything right ahead of her spring return where connections of the Ciaron Maher-trained filly are looking at run in the Thousand Guineas 2017 a likely VRC Oaks bid. The OTI-raced daughter of Azamour joined Maher in Melbourne from across the Tasman, where she had her opening two career starts,…

Luvaluva an Exciting 2017 VRC Oaks Prospect

Luvaluva an Exciting 2017 VRC Oaks Prospect

Trainer John Sargent is confident that he has unearthed a potential VRC Oaks winner in Luvaluva, who stormed home to post a dominant win on debut at Goulburn on Monday. Jumping from the gates well in the Wedding Event Specialist Maiden (1300m), jockey Jeff Penza allowed Luvaluva to stride forward and take a position on…

Crown Oaks 2016 Betting Tips: Trifecta Selections

Crown Oaks 2016 Betting Tips: Trifecta Selections

The 2016 Crown Oaks steals the show at Flemington Racecourse on Thursday, betting tips and trifecta selections for the three-year-old fillies’ classic detailed below. Of the 15 final acceptors for this year’s $1 million Group 1 VRC Crown Oaks (2500m) all the money in the markets at is on the David Vandyke-trained odds-on favourite Yankee…