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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…

2012 Roy Higgins Quality Betting Update & Tips

2012 Roy Higgins Quality Betting Update & Tips

With Sydney’s Rosehill Racecourse down to a Heavy (9), there is now the distinct chance that Melbourne’s Flemington track will be downgraded to a Slow (6) for Australian Guineas Day on Saturday which is sure to have a big impact on all of the events including the Roy Higgins Quality 2012. The second event on…

Roy Higgins Quality 2012 Odds Tight

Roy Higgins Quality 2012 Odds Tight

The bookies and punters are having a hard time determining the clear top pick for the 2012 Roy Higgins Quality at Flemington’s Australian Guineas Day this Saturday, four of the nine horses under double figures, three of which are within 40 cents of each other. Currently two stayers share favouritism in the markets for the…

Australian Guineas Day 2012 Flemington Fields & Schedule

Australian Guineas Day 2012 Flemington Fields & Schedule

The elite racing action of the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival continues at Flemington this Saturday with the 2012 Australian Guineas Day program to feature eight top races, the highlight of course being the $750,000 Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m). Due to run as Flemington Race 6 at 4:00pm (VIC), the 2012 Australian Guineas field is…

2012 Roy Higgins Quality Field Features Adelaide Cup Hopes

2012 Roy Higgins Quality Field Features Adelaide Cup Hopes

This Saturday as part of the exciting Australian Guineas Day program at Flemington, a quality field of staying types will face off in the $125,000 Listed Roy Higgins Quality (2600m), a number of which are heading towards a start in next month’s 2012 Adelaide Cup. Due to jump at 1:20pm (VIC time) as Flemington Race…

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…

Roy Higgins Quality 2012 Nominations include Western Jewel

Roy Higgins Quality 2012 Nominations include Western Jewel

The 2012 Roy Higgins Quality nominations have been released for the $125,000 listed to take place at Flemington this Saturday March 3, 2012. Run over 2600 metres the race will feature plenty of talent including Perth Cup winner Western Jewel. Trained by Grant Williams, the mare has won over $600,000 in prize money and will…

Tassie Raider Norsqui Wins 2012 Mornington Cup – Results

Tassie Raider Norsqui Wins 2012 Mornington Cup – Results

Walter McShane’s visiting Tasmanian stayer Norsqui earned a coveted 2012 Caulfield Cup ballot exemption for the spring after scoring an upset victory in the Mornington Cup in Melbourne on Wednesday afternoon. The Matsqui five-year-old went out as a $26 shot in the markets for the $300,000 Listed Mornignton Cup (2400m), but with the pressure on…

Mornington Cup 2012 Betting Update

Mornington Cup 2012 Betting Update

This afternoon Victoria’s Mornington Racecourse will come to life with the running of the 2012 Mornington Cup, and below the Races.com.au team take a look at where the money is at on the supercharged showdown. Offering a ballot exemption for the iconic $2.5 million Group 1 BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) in October, the $300,000 Listed…