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Buffering Tops 2013 Stradbroke Handicap Weights

Buffering Tops 2013 Stradbroke Handicap Weights

Weights have been announced for the $1.36 million Stradbroke Handicap, which is scheduled to run at Eagle Farm on June 8, 2013.

Rangirangdoo was due to be allocated the top weight, however, his tragic death during Saturday’s Doomben 10,000 has left the position unfilled.

Buffering will instead carry the 58 kilograms in the 2013 Stradbroke Handicap and 1.5 kilograms ...

2013 William Reid Stakes – Black Caviar Aims For 24 Straight

2013 William Reid Stakes – Black Caviar Aims For 24 Straight

Black Caviar will line up in the hope of making it 24 in a row when she runs in the Group 1 William Reid Stakes at Moonee Valley racecourse this Friday night March 22, 2013.

The unbeaten seven-year-old has already claimed victory in the Group 1 Lightning Stakes so far this autumn, and will be out to continue her perfect ...

2013 Australian Guineas Field Update – All Too Hard Tops First Acceptances

2013 Australian Guineas Field Update – All Too Hard Tops First Acceptances

There are still 25 horses in the running for a place in the 2013 Australian Guineas final field, which will be released this Wednesday.

The Group 1 Australian Guineas is due to take place at Flemington racecourse this Saturday March 2, 2013, and has a capacity field of 16 horses.

All Too Hard will back up in the 2013 Australian ...

Buffering Chases Group 1 Dream With 2012 Winterbottom Stakes Nomination

Buffering Chases Group 1 Dream With 2012 Winterbottom Stakes Nomination

Buffering is amongst 19 nominations for the 2012 Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot Raceourse next weekend.

Both the nominations and weights have now been released for the race, which is worth $500,000 in prize money.

Buffering will be looking to get his career back on track after suffering two shock defeats in Melbourne.

Buffering is nominated for the 2012 Winterbottom Stakes ...

Railway Stakes 2012 – Nominations & Weights

Railway Stakes 2012 – Nominations & Weights

The Group 1 Railway Stakes is due to be the highlight of the Perth Summer Racing Carnival, and is scheduled to run at Ascot Racecourse next Saturday November 24, 2012.

Weights and nominations have now been released for the 2012 Railway Stakes and reveal there are still 45 horses in the running to gain a spot in the final field....

Sepoy Headlines Oakleigh Plate 2012 Nominations & Weights

Sepoy Headlines Oakleigh Plate 2012 Nominations & Weights

Sepoy is one of 21 horses to have nominated for a start in the Group 1 Oakleigh Plate at Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday February 25, 2012.

The three-year-old colt will be first-up in the 2012 Oakleigh Plate, where he will attempt to get off to a good start this preparation ahead of his Dubai campaign.

Sepoy is one of 21 ...

Black Caviar Amongst Futurity Stakes 2012 Nominations & Weights

Black Caviar Amongst Futurity Stakes 2012 Nominations & Weights

Black Caviar is amongst the nominations and weights for the Group 1 Futurity Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday February 25, 2012.

The five-year-old is one of 17 horses nominated for the race, which is worth $500,000 in prize money.

Black Caviar is still a possible runner in the 2012 Futurity Stakes this weekend.

Black Caviar is an uncertain starter ...

2009 Melbourne Cup Weights Announced

2009 Melbourne Cup Weights Announced

Previous Melbourne Cup champion Efficient and Cox Plate victor Maldivian top this year’s Melbourne Cup weights, having been allotted 58 kg each for the nation’s favourite race.

On Wednesday Racing Victoria’s chief handicapper Greg Carpenter announced the weights for two of the Spring Carnival’s elite races, the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups.

Punters across the nation have been eager for the ...