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Wales Out to Improve in Mornington Cup 2016

Wales Out to Improve in Mornington Cup 2016

After failing to run out a strong two miles in an Adelaide Cup failure the Richard Laming-trained Wales is out for atonement this Saturday in Victoria dropping back in distance for a shot at the 2016 Mornington Cup. A winner of three of his 19 starts to date the Cranbourne-based Redoute’s Choice six-year-old was sixth…

2016 Lord Reims Stakes Field & Betting: Signoff Odds-On Favourite

2016 Lord Reims Stakes Field & Betting: Signoff Odds-On Favourite

Signoff from the Melbourne Cup winning stables of Darren Weir is the odds-on favourite to take out the Lord Reims Stakes 2016 at Morphettville Racecourse in Adelaide this weekend. Heading the South Australian racing action on Saturday, this year’s $120,000 Group 3 James Boag’s Premium Lord Reims Stakes (2600m) originally drew a final field of…

Top Weight Leads 2016 Hobart Cup Betting Odds

Top Weight Leads 2016 Hobart Cup Betting Odds

Despite being forced to carry the top weight in Monday’s Hobart Cup 2016, the Peter Moody-trained Victorian raider Metaphorical is installed as the favourite for the latest Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival feature. Running as Hobart Race 7 at 4:35pm (local time) on Monday afternoon, this year’s $200,000 Hobart Cup (2400m) features a final field of…

Smokin’ Joey Late 2015 Bletchingly Stakes Entry

Smokin’ Joey Late 2015 Bletchingly Stakes Entry

Wez Hunter’s Group 1 winning sprinter Smokin’ Joey is a late entry for Saturday’s Bletchingly Stakes 2015 bringing the number of nominations for the season’s last black-type up to 15. Running at Melbourne’s Caulfield Racecourse, the weight-for-age $150,000 Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes (1200m) originally had only 11 entries. Racing Victoria extended nominations until Tuesday morning…

Fiveandahalfstar Heads 2013 Autumn Stakes Nominations

Fiveandahalfstar Heads 2013 Autumn Stakes Nominations

Victoria Derby winner Fiveandahalfstar heads a quality group of horses nominated for the Group 2 2013 Autumn Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday. The Anthony Cummings-trained gelding will be chasing a fourth straight victory after finishing his spring campaign in terrific fashion. But the distance could be a bit short for the son of Hotel Grand on…

No All Too Hard But Still Strong 2013 Manfred Stakes Nominations

No All Too Hard But Still Strong 2013 Manfred Stakes Nominations

The name All Too Hard may be missing from nominations for Saturday’s Listed 2013 Manfred Stakes (1200m) but that doesn’t mean there is a shortage of quality. There was a school of thought the Caulfield Guineas would kick off his 2013 Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival campaign this weekend but he was a notable absentee when…

All Too Hard and Pierro Top 2013 Australian Guineas Nominations

All Too Hard and Pierro Top 2013 Australian Guineas Nominations

A mouth-watering rematch between Caulfield Guineas quinella All Too Hard and Pierro is potentially on the cards with the star colts topping nominations for the Group 1 2013 Australian Guineas (1600m). Seventy six three-year-olds were this morning entered for the $500,000 three-year-old feature which will take place at Flemington on March 2. While the match-up…