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Redkirk Warrior Primed for Doncaster Mile

Redkirk Warrior Primed for Doncaster Mile

Co-trainer David Hayes is confident that impressive first-up winner Redkirk Warrior will prove extremely tough to beat when he takes his position in Saturday’s 2017 Doncaster Mile field at Royal Randwick. Redkirk Warrior produced a number of smart efforts through the early stages of his racing career whilst under the care of William Haggas in…

Brazen Beau Leads 2015 July Cup Odds Despite Draw

Brazen Beau Leads 2015 July Cup Odds Despite Draw

Chris Waller’s star colt and stallion prospect Brazen Beau who is off to stud after his next run has drawn the outside barrier in this weekend’s July Cup 2015 at Newmarket Racecourse but remains favourite for the English feature at bookmakers down under. In Australia at the dual Group 1 winning son of I Am…

2015 King’s Stand Stakes Odds and Betting Update

2015 King’s Stand Stakes Odds and Betting Update

The Group 1 King’s Stand Stakes (1000m) is set to draw a talented and capacity field on Day 1 of the 2015 Royal Ascot Carnival in Great Britain; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Irish star Sole Power has returned to racing in typically…

2015 Ipswich Cup Results: Danchai Too Good

2015 Ipswich Cup Results: Danchai Too Good

Talented gelding Danchai has justified his race favouritism north of the border over the weekend; displaying a keen turn of foot in the final straight to take out the featured 2015 Ipswich Cup (2150m). Jumping from the gates well, up-and-coming Queensland hoop Luke Tarrant settled Danchai in competitive position within the field of 13; allowing…

2014 Caulfield Cup Weights Released – Silent Achiever Big Winner

2014 Caulfield Cup Weights Released – Silent Achiever Big Winner

Today Racing Victoria’s chief handicapper Greg Carpenter announced the handicaps for the Caulfield Cup 2014, one of the big winners weight wise looking to be Roger James’s smart Kiwi mare Silent Achiever with 54.5kg. Melbourne Cup bound this spring, connections of the four-time Group 1 winning daughter of O’Reilly could now be very tempted to…

2014 Tramway Stakes Nominations Released

2014 Tramway Stakes Nominations Released

A talented list of 19 runners have been nominated for this weekend’s Group 2 Tramway Stakes (1400m) at Royal Randwick, highlighted by several notable performers and champions over the 2014 Autumn season. Breaking through for a maiden victory at the highest level of Australian racing in autumn, trainer Joe Pride has nominated Tiger Tees for…

2014 Cox Plate Odds – Carlton House v Silent Achiever

2014 Cox Plate Odds – Carlton House v Silent Achiever

A Queen Elizabeth-owned galloper that has never won down under versus a four-time Group 1 winning mare – that’s the story told by the Cox Plate 2014 odds released around the country following this week’s nominations. Attracting a record number of nominees this year’s $3 million Group 1 Sportingbet Cox Plate (2040m) is set to…

Mukhadram Tops Jordan’s International Cox Plate Wishlist

Mukhadram Tops Jordan’s International Cox Plate Wishlist

After a record number of international gallopers were nominated for both the Caulfield Cup and Cox Plate 2014 this week, Racing Victoria’s international recruiter Leigh Jordon has named Mukhadram as the international he’d most likely to see line-up in the latter. The William Haggas-trained Shamardal stallion is one of the headline Northern Hemisphere-trained horses among…

Berry Keen on Dan Excel for 2014 Cox Plate Success

Berry Keen on Dan Excel for 2014 Cox Plate Success

Top Sydney-based jockey Tommy Berry expressed his excitement over a number of his Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival prospects on Tuesday including Singapore raider Dan Excel who comes over for the Cox Plate 2014. Racing Victoria yesterday announced the nominations for five of the spring majors including those for the $3 million Group 1 W.S. Cox…

2014 Cox Plate Hope Mukhadram Wins Coral-Eclipse Stakes

2014 Cox Plate Hope Mukhadram Wins Coral-Eclipse Stakes

After a first-up loss at Ascot the Cox Plate 2014 dream has been reignited by international invitee Mukhadram after their Coral-Eclipse Stakes win at Sandown Park in the UK over the weekend. The British galloper broke their Group 1 maiden on Saturday with a big two length effort in the £450,000 Coral-Eclipse Stakes over 2018m…