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2016 Winterbottom Stakes Odds Update

2016 Winterbottom Stakes Odds Update

Malaguerra is poised to collect his third win at the highest level of racing, when he takes to the stalls for the 2016 Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Perth’s Ascot Racecourse on Saturday afternoon.

Malaguerra leads 2016 Winterbottom Stakes betting markets. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

That is the tale of the tape in 2016 Winterbottom Stakes betting markets with ...

Smokin’ Joey Set for 2016 Bletchingly Stakes Title Defence

Smokin’ Joey Set for 2016 Bletchingly Stakes Title Defence

Mornington’s Wez Hunter is confident heading into Saturday’s Bletchingly Stakes 2016 with the defending champion Smokin’ Joey.

Smokin’ Joey returns to racing with a title defence in Saturday’s 2016 Bletchingly Stakes in Melbourne. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The eight-year-old son of Encosta De Lago won last year’s edition of the weight-for-age sprint on the back of an Eye Liner Stakes ...

2016 Bletchingly Stakes Field and Barrier Draw

2016 Bletchingly Stakes Field and Barrier Draw

Twelve sprinters have been confirmed to line up at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday for the featured Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes (1200m); highlighted by the inclusion of some of the winter’s standout performers and the resumption of several runners ahead of the forthcoming Spring Carnival.

Smokin’ Joey has been confirmed in the 2016 Bletchingly Stakes field. Photo: Race Horse Photos ...

2016 Bletchingly Stakes Nominations Feature The Cleaner

2016 Bletchingly Stakes Nominations Feature The Cleaner

Former star Tasmanian galloper The Cleaner will kick-off his Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival campaign for new trainer Peter Gelagotis in Saturday’s Bletchingly Stakes 2016 at Caulfield Racecourse.

The Cleaner is nominated to return to racing in Saturday’s 2016 Bletchingly Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The veteran Savoire Vivre is a rising nine-year-old and debuts for Moe ...

Hooked Hunts 2016 Railway Stakes Run

Hooked Hunts 2016 Railway Stakes Run

November’s Railway Stakes 2016 in Perth is the long-term target for Wez Hunter’s latest stable acquisition Hooked this spring – summer racing carnival season.

Hooked will target Perth’s Railway Stakes 2016 for his new trainer Wez Hunter this season. Photo: Steve Hart.

Formerly prepared by Sydney’s John Thompson, Casino Prince stallion Hooked has joined the Mornington stables of Victorian ...

2016 DC McKay Stakes Nominations Feature Nostradamus

2016 DC McKay Stakes Nominations Feature Nostradamus

Phillip Stokes’ last start RN Irwin Stakes winner Nostradamus is among the early entries for the DC McKay Stakes 2016 where he will shoot for back-to-back wins at Morphettville Racecourse.

RN Irwin Stakes winner Nostradamus is nominated to back up into the 2016 DC McKay Stakes in Adelaide on Saturday. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

The $120,000 Group 3 DC ...

Smokin’ Joey Races for 2016 The Goodwood Assignment

Smokin’ Joey Races for 2016 The Goodwood Assignment

Wez Hunter’s veteran galloper Smokin’ Joey lines-up in a Mornington black-type this weekend looking to earn a shot in The Goodwood 2016 this autumn in Adelaide.

Wez Hunter’s Group 1 winner Smokin’ Joey is looking to return to form at Mornington this Saturday. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The rising nine-year-old son of Encosta De Lago is one of a bumper ...

Smokin’ Joey Tops 2015 Kevin Heffernan Stakes Field

Smokin’ Joey Tops 2015 Kevin Heffernan Stakes Field

Wez Hunter’s veteran eight-year-old Smokin’ Joey is set to return in Saturday’s Kevin Heffernan Stakes 2015 looking to return to his top winter form earlier in the year.

Group 1 winner Smokin’ Joey returns from injury in the 2015 Kevin Heffernan Stakes at Sandown Hillside on Saturday. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The opening Group race on the all-black type Zipping ...

Kevin Heffernan Stakes Return for Smokin’ Joey

Kevin Heffernan Stakes Return for Smokin’ Joey

A number of setbacks led to a forgettable season for Wez Hunter’s Group 1 winner Smokin’ Joey but he hopes the veteran can salvage some of his spring when returning in the 2015 Kevin Heffernan Stakes at Sandown on Saturday.

After missing nearly all of the spring Smokin’ Joey shoots for a consolation win in Saturday’s 2015 Kevin Heffernan ...

2015 Kevin Heffernan Stakes Nominations: 4 For Lindsay Park

2015 Kevin Heffernan Stakes Nominations: 4 For Lindsay Park

After winning the race 12 months ago with Fast ‘N’ Rocking, Lindsay Park trainers David Hayes & Tom Dabernig are back for the Kevin Heffernan Stakes 2015 with a quartet of nominations for Saturday’s Sandown showdown.

Gracious Prospect (pictured) ran the same place in the same lead-up race as stablemate Fast ‘N’ Rocking did before winning the Kevin Heffernan Stakes ...