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Red Excitement Wins 2015 Chester Manifold Stakes

Red Excitement Wins 2015 Chester Manifold Stakes

Gerald Ryan’s Red Excitement justified his favouritism in the Listed Chester Manifold Stakes (1400m) at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday, winning his fifth straight start. Red Excitement won three handicap races this time last year before a tendon injury saw the gelding spelled for ten months. He returned to win the Drummond Golf Handicap (1400m) on…

2015 Chester Manifold Stakes Betting Update

2015 Chester Manifold Stakes Betting Update

Since the odds went live for the Listed Chester Manifold Stakes (1400m) yesterday afternoon, the betting market has seen its share of movement. 13 sprint-milers are set to contest the $120,000 feature race at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday. Five horses are offering single figure odds at , led by Red Excitement. The Gerald Ryan-trained gelding…

Mourayan Headlines 2014 Easter Cup Field

Mourayan Headlines 2014 Easter Cup Field

Mourayan has been included in the 2014 Easter Cup field and will face a capacity field in the Group 3 event at Caulfield on Saturday. Mourayan has not recorded a race win since he took out the Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m) during the 2013 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival, but has performed extremely well in two…

Rawiller Shoots for 4th Ballarat Cup Win

Rawiller Shoots for 4th Ballarat Cup Win

On Sunday jockey Brad Rawiller will shoot for his fourth consecutive win in the $200,000 Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m), this year partnering the Darren Weir-trained Hurdy Gurdy Man. Rawiller has dominated the Ballarat Cup in recent years and will look to continue his winning association with the race this weekend with recent Hamilton Cup winner…

Bumper 2013 Ballarat Cup Nominations Taken

Bumper 2013 Ballarat Cup Nominations Taken

A big list of gallopers are fighting for a spot in Sunday’s Ballarat Cup 2013 in Victoria this weekend after nominations for the black type clash were taken today. There are 30 horses making up the early entries for this year’s $200,000 Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m) including the defending champion King Diamond. Jarred McLean’s Danewin…

Quality Stayers Included In 2013 Craven Plate Nominations

Quality Stayers Included In 2013 Craven Plate Nominations

A number of quality stayers have been included in the nominations for the Group 3 Craven Plate (2000m) that will be run at Royal Randwick on Saturday. Headlining the Craven Plate nominations are the Robert Hickmott-trained foursome of Fawkner, Masked Marvel, Mourayan and Seville but all four are not expected to be included in the final…

Illo Heads 2013 Wagga Wagga Gold Cup Field

Illo Heads 2013 Wagga Wagga Gold Cup Field

The now Chris Waller-trained import Illo heads a capacity field of stayers set to face off in this Friday’s Wagga Wagga Gold Cup 2013 having just their second start for their new trainer. Set to run as Wagga Race 7 at 4:20pm (AEST) this year’s $140,000 Listed Thomas Feary Painting Wagga Wagga Gold Cup (2000m)…

Jet Away set to Fly – 2013 Easter Cup Betting

Jet Away set to Fly – 2013 Easter Cup Betting

David Hayes-trained import Jet Away is expected to continue his early Australian success this Saturday at Caulfield, at least if the betting market for the Group 3 2013 Easter Cup (2000m) is anything to go by. The six-year-old has been the best backed runner in early markers and is currently into $3 and a clear favourite at…

Jet Away Included in 2013 Easter Cup Field

Jet Away Included in 2013 Easter Cup Field

David Hayes-trained import Jet Away heads the field for Saturday’s Group 3 2013 Easter Cup (2000m) at Caulfield. The six-year-old entire received plenty of hype for his first-up Golden Mile win at Bendigo and Hayes is hoping another strong performance will get him into the 2013 Caulfield Cup field. “He is qualified for the Caulfield…

Jet Away Heads 2013 Easter Cup Nominations

Jet Away Heads 2013 Easter Cup Nominations

Last start Golden Mile winner at Bendigo Jet Away heads a strong list of nominations taken for the headline race at Caulfield this weekend, the Easter Cup 2013. A total of 16 gallopers were entered for this year’s $150,000 Group 3 Easter Cup (2000m), one of two Group races on the Caulfield card this Easter…