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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…

2016 Crown Oaks Form Guide & Betting Preview

2016 Crown Oaks Form Guide & Betting Preview

The season’s best three-year-old staying fillies take to Flemington Racecourse on Thursday, November 3, in the Crown Oaks 2016, a detailed form guide and betting preview for the classic found below. Due to jump as Flemington Race 8 at 5:00pm (AEDT) as the penultimate event on the third Melbourne Cup Carnival meeting, this year’s $1…

2016 Crown Oaks Betting: Yankee Rose Odds-On

2016 Crown Oaks Betting: Yankee Rose Odds-On

The Melbourne Cup Carnival action continues on Thursday, November 3, with the Crown Oaks 2016 stealing the show at Flemington Racecourse and the latest betting on the three-year-old fillies feature is dominated by odds-on favourite Yankee Rose. David Vandyke’s dual Group 1 winning daughter of All American is one of 15 fillies making up the…

2016 Crown Oaks Field & Barriers: Yankee Rose in 13

2016 Crown Oaks Field & Barriers: Yankee Rose in 13

David Vandyke’s short-priced favourite Yankee Rose has suffered an early blow drawing out wide barrier 13 for Thursday’s Crown Oaks 2016. After the iconic Melbourne Cup is run and won on Tuesday – view our 2016 Melbourne Cup Tips for more – the $1 million Group 1 Crown Oaks (2500m) continues the elite level spring…

2016 Crown Oaks Confirmed for Yankee Rose

2016 Crown Oaks Confirmed for Yankee Rose

Sunshine Coast-based trainer David Vandyke can’t wait for the Crown Oaks 2016 to roll around as he confirms a run in the fillies’ classic at Flemington for his Cox Plate placegetter Yankee Rose. The daughter of All American will shoot for her third elite level title when she jumps short-priced favourite on Thursday, November 3,…

Yankee Rose Leads 2016 Crown Oaks First Acceptances

Yankee Rose Leads 2016 Crown Oaks First Acceptances

David Vandyke’s Spring Champion Stakes winner Yankee Rose is the headliner of 31 three-year-old fillies making up the Crown Oaks 2016 first acceptances this Melbourne Cup Carnival. Racing Victoria (RV) took the next round of declarations for three upcoming spring features including those for the $1 million Group 1 VRC Crown Oaks (2500m) running at…

Queen Of Zealand Crown Oaks 2016 Bound

Queen Of Zealand Crown Oaks 2016 Bound

Michelle Payne has the 2016 Crown Oaks in site for former Kiwi-trained filly Queen Of Zealand as the Melbourne Cup winning jockey begins her training career. Payne holds a dual-licence and both rides and trains horses, including Savabeel three-year-old Queen Of Zealand who has been transferred to her care from that of New Zealand horseman…

2016 Crown Oaks Nominations Feature Omei Sword

2016 Crown Oaks Nominations Feature Omei Sword

Chris Waller’s gun Sydney-trained filly Omei Sword is one of the most notable Crown Oaks 2016 nominations taken by Racing Victoria (RV) this week for the Flemington Racecourse feature. Running on the third day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival on Thursday November 3, this year’s $1 million Group 1 VRC Crown Oaks (2500m) attracted a…