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2017 Darwin Cup Tips and Betting Preview

2017 Darwin Cup Tips and Betting Preview

A capacity field of twelve will step out for this afternoon’s featured 2017 Darwin Cup (2000m) at Fannie Bay Racecourse; offering punters terrific value from a betting perspective and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Former Godolphin horse Unbreakable has continued to herald plenty of interest in 2017 Darwin Cup betting markets and…

Pike to Ride Lieder in Darwin Cup 2017

Pike to Ride Lieder in Darwin Cup 2017

Leading West Australian jockey William Pike has been confirmed to take the ride on race favourite Lieder in Monday’s 2017 Darwin Cup (2000m) at Fannie Bay Racecourse. Lieder began his racing career under the guidance of John O’Shea as part of the Godolphin operation, but was sold at auction in spring and passed through the…

2017 Belmont Classic Tips & Betting Preview

2017 Belmont Classic Tips & Betting Preview

Thirteen three-year-olds have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s Listed Belmont Classic (2200m) in Perth; offering punters terrific value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Reigning WA Derby winner Gatting remains a clear and justifiably $1.85 favourite in 2017 Belmont Classic betting markets at , ahead…

Hyperion Stakes 2017 Betting Favourite Good As Gold

Hyperion Stakes 2017 Betting Favourite Good As Gold

Trainer Lindsey Smith has declared Saturday’s odds-on 2017 Hyperion Stakes favourite Scales Of Justice being as “good as gold” ahead of his second-up run of the season at Belmont Racecourse. A four-year-old son of Not A Single Doubt, Scales Of Justice is best known for his Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) success during the summer…

Scales Of Justice Heads 2017 Hyperion Stakes Field

Scales Of Justice Heads 2017 Hyperion Stakes Field

The winter racing action in W.A. continues at Belmont Racecourse on Saturday with the Hyperion Stakes 2017, the field for which is headed by Lindsey Smith’s Group 1 winner Scales Of Justice. Due to run as Belmont Race 7 at 3:45pm (local), this season’s $150,000 Group 3 Hyperion Stakes (1600m) drew 10 final acceptors. Drawn…

2017 Roma Cup Field & Odds: Top 4 Fight for Favouritism

2017 Roma Cup Field & Odds: Top 4 Fight for Favouritism

There are four horses battling for top spot in the Roma Cup 2017 betting markets for the Perth feature at Ascot Racecourse this weekend. Set to run as Ascot Race 7 on Saturday, this year’s $150,000 Group 3 D’Orsongna Roma Cup (1200m) has attracted a capacity field of 16 hopefuls plus two emergencies. Of those…

Royal Star Leads 2017 WATC Derby Field & Odds

Royal Star Leads 2017 WATC Derby Field & Odds

The official WATC Derby 2017 field is out for the weekend’s Perth Group 2 featuring sixteen three-year-old stayers led in betting by the firm Grant & Alana Williams-trained favourite Royal Star. Running as Ascot Race 8 at 4:50pm (local time) on Saturday, this year’s $400,000 Group 2 Schweppes W.A.T.C. Derby (2400m) features three Team Williams-trained…

2017 WA Oaks Field & Betting: Royal Star Odds-On Favourite

2017 WA Oaks Field & Betting: Royal Star Odds-On Favourite

The Grant & Alana Williams-trained Royal Star remains the firming favourite in WA Oaks 2017 betting for this Saturday’s feature race at Ascot Racecourse. With the Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival action ramping up, this weekend race fans are treated to a smart field of nine three-year-old fillies facing off in the $250,000 Group 3 W.A….

Cosmic Storm Tops 2016 La Trice Classic Field & Odds

Cosmic Storm Tops 2016 La Trice Classic Field & Odds

Grant & Alana Williams’ classy mare Cosmic Storm has opened the short-priced favourite to continue her stellar summer with success in the La Trice Classic 2016 field on Perth Cup Day. The key Ascot Racecourse support act on Saturday, this season’s $150,000 Group 3 La Trice Classic (1800m) has attracted a nine-horse field of fillies…

Perth Cup 2016 Betting Tips & Odds Update

Perth Cup 2016 Betting Tips & Odds Update

The feature of the New Year’s Eve racing action takes place in W.A. on Saturday with the 2016 Perth Cup, betting tips and the latest odds on the mile and a half showdown found below. Due to run as Ascot Race 8 at 5:00pm (local), this season’s $500,000 Group 2 Perth Cup (2400m) features a…