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Mourayan Wins 2013 Sydney Cup – Results

Mourayan Wins 2013 Sydney Cup – Results

The marquee race at Royal Randwick this afternoon, the Sydney Cup 2013 has been won by a double figure chance with the Lloyd Williams-owned import Mourayan showing their ability to stay with a runaway win in the two mile classic. The $500,000 Group 1 Schweppes Sydney Cup (3200m) was the winning Alhaarth seven-year-old’s third start…

Norsqui Wins Adelaide Cup 2013 – Morphettville Results

Norsqui Wins Adelaide Cup 2013 – Morphettville Results

Norsqui has proven too good in today’s 2013 Adelaide Cup, winning the $220,000 race by half a length at Morphettville Racecourse. The Matsqui gelding mowed down leader Waratone in the final straight to win the race by half a length. Waratone held on for a strong second, while Dame Claire rounded out the placings in…

McShane’s Dual Hobart Cup 2013 Attack on Track

McShane’s Dual Hobart Cup 2013 Attack on Track

This weekend Broadmarsh-based trainer Walter McShane will saddle-up two livewire chances in the 2013 Hobart Cup at Elwick Racecourse, his duo ready to take on a crack field that features the lies of last year’s winner Geegees Blackflash, last start Summer Cup champ The Cleaner and in-form Victorian raider Fieldmaster. Due to run as Hobart…

Norsqui to Miss Sydney Cup 2012

Norsqui to Miss Sydney Cup 2012

After failing to impress trainer Walter McShane in their work over the past fortnight, Tasmanian stayer Norsqui will not be accepted to contest the 2012 Sydney Cup at Royal Randwick this Saturday. There are officially 81 horses still nominated for the $500,000 Group 1 Schweppes Sydney Cup (3200m), the event to run as one of…

2012 Sydney Cup Lead-Up for Norsqui

2012 Sydney Cup Lead-Up for Norsqui

Walter McShane’s diminutive but gutsy galloper Norsqui will have their next Sydney Cup 2012 lead-up run at Flemington this Saturday ahead of the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival classic at Royal Randwick on Saturday April 28. Matsqui five-year-old Norsqui was last seen running a brave third behind Rialya and Drunken Sailor in the Group 2 Adelaide…

Americain Heads Sydney Cup 2012 Nominations

Americain Heads Sydney Cup 2012 Nominations

One of the country’s few remaining true, two-mile showdowns will be next month’s 2012 Sydney Cup, nominations for which have now been received by Racing New South Wales with former Melbourne Cup winner Americain the headline entry. Due to light-up Royal Randwick Racecourse on Saturday April 28 as one of the most popular betting opportunities…

Cahill Wins Home Town Cup With Rialya – Adelaide Cup 2012 Results

Cahill Wins Home Town Cup With Rialya – Adelaide Cup 2012 Results

Hard working hoop Shayne Cahill was rewarded with his massive weight loss effort to get down light enough for Monday’s 2012 Adelaide Cup ride on Rialya after the local Lloyd Kennewell-trained horse took out the two-mile classic in a thrilling photo finish. Cahill half-joked after the race on being on a nothing but air diet…

2012 Adelaide Cup Odds & Early Betting Tips

2012 Adelaide Cup Odds & Early Betting Tips

The updated Adelaide Cup 2012 odds have now been released at bookmakers around the country following the release of the full 20-horse field on Wednesday, Michael Moroney’s classy import Drunken Sailor retaining their favouritism despite drawing the far outside barrier. Winner of the Listed Roy Higgins Quality (2600m) at Flemington last Saturday, Tendulkar seven-year-old Drunken…

Adelaide Cup 2012 Field & Barriers – Drunken Sailor Draws 20

Adelaide Cup 2012 Field & Barriers – Drunken Sailor Draws 20

One of the premier Cup races on the annual Australian racing calendar is Monday’s 2012 Adelaide Cup at Morphettville, and early favourite Drunken Sailor has some work to do after coming up with the extreme outside gate in the capacity final field. The $400,000 Group 2 Adelaide Casino Adelaide Cup (3200m) has this year drawn…

Adelaide Cup 2012 Nominations & Weights

Adelaide Cup 2012 Nominations & Weights

Late last week the early nominations and weights for the highly-anticipated 2012 Adelaide Cup at Morphettville next month were released with 41 stayers nominated for the popular two-mile showdown. One of only five stakes events on the Australian racing calendar held each year over the traditional 3200-metres cup distance, the most notable of which is…