News About Winter Racing

Seven Confirmed in 2017 Victory Stakes Field

Seven Confirmed in 2017 Victory Stakes Field

Only seven sprinters will seek black type success at Eagle Farm Racecourse on Saturday following this morning’s completion and release of the 2017 Victory Stakes field and barrier draw.

Doomben 10,000 winner Music Magnate will make his return to Queensland racing in Saturday’s Group 2 Victory Stakes. Photo: Steve Hart

Music Magnate is a proven performer in Brisbane, but could ...

Godolphin Crown Ideal for Daysee Doom

Godolphin Crown Ideal for Daysee Doom

Trainer Ron Quinton is thrilled with the condition of Daysee Doom and is confident that the in-form mare will take plenty of beating when she lines up for Saturday’s Group 3 Godolphin Crown (1300m) at Hawkesbury.

Daysee Doom will return from a freshen-up in Saturday’s Godolphin Crown at Hawkesbury. Photo: Steve Hart

Initially set for an appearance in the ...

Petition Ready for Black Type Targets

Petition Ready for Black Type Targets

Trainer Lee Freedman is confident that Petition is ready to step up to black type company at her next start, but revealed that he is yet to settle of a specific target for the talented three-year-old.

Petition is yet to taste anything but success in 2017. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Petition returned to the track for a smart win in ...

Canny Ballad Scores Upset 2016 Darwin Cup Win

Canny Ballad Scores Upset 2016 Darwin Cup Win

On Monday the Northern Territory’s premier race was run and won in an upset with eleventh hour addition Canny Ballad taking out the Darwin Cup 2016.

Canny Ballad (outside, pictured at Warwick Farm) scored an upset win in Monday’s Darwin Cup 2016 at Fannie Bay. Photo: Steve Hart.

The early scratching of Alice Springs Cup winner Montalto from the ...

Dyer Can’t Fault Darwin Cup Hope Royal Request

Dyer Can’t Fault Darwin Cup Hope Royal Request

Victorian horseman Neil Dyer will chase his third win in Monday afternoon’s Darwin Cup 2016 and said he “can’t fault” his runner in the Top End’s ultimate showdown Royal Request.

Sydney hoop Tommy Berry is in the Top End on Monday to ride Royal Request in the 2016 Darwin Cup. Photo: Taron Clarke.

Based at Kyneton in the Macedon ...

2016 Darwin Cup Tips & Odds Update

2016 Darwin Cup Tips & Odds Update

This afternoon the Darwin Cup 2016 takes centre stage up in the Top End, betting tips and the latest odds on the Northern Territory’s showcase detailed below.

Our Valdivia is the Races.com.au tip to win Monday’s 2016 Darwin Cup. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

Due to run as Race 9 as the last on the program at 5:25pm (local), this year’s $200,000 ...

2016 Darwin Cup Field & Betting Led by Lightinthenite

2016 Darwin Cup Field & Betting Led by Lightinthenite

Gary Clarke’s defending champion Lightinthenite leads the Darwin Cup 2016 field and early betting markets for the Northern Territory’s showcase race on Monday.

Defending Darwin Cup winner Lightinthenite leads weights and betting on the Fannie Bay clash this Monday. Photo: Steve Hart.

Kicking off the August racing action is the $200,000 Carlton Mid Darwin Cup (2000m), the handicap feature ...

Cocoa Doll Primed for Lightning Stakes

Cocoa Doll Primed for Lightning Stakes

Trainer Phillip Stokes is confident that talented filly Cocoa Doll will figure as a legitimate chance of success in Saturday’s Listed Lightning Stakes (1050m) at Morphettville Racecourse, should she receive luck from a wide draw.

Trainer Phillip Stokes is pleased with Cocoa Doll ahead of Saturday’s Lightning Stakes at Morphettville. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Cocoa Doll has returned to ...

2016 Lightning Stakes Odds and Betting Preview

2016 Lightning Stakes Odds and Betting Preview

Sixteen sprinters will line up for the Listed Lightning Stakes (1050m) at Morphettville on Saturday, and the depth of talent has led to betting markets for the feature race representing particularly good value to punters.

Sword Of Light currently leads 2016 Lightning Stakes betting markets. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Sword Of Light has not been seen at the races since ...

Oxford Poet Tops 2016 Winter Challenge Odds

Oxford Poet Tops 2016 Winter Challenge Odds

Oxford Poet is poised for a second-consecutive black type win, when the talented gelding lines up for the Listed Winter Challenge (1500m) at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse on Saturday.

Oxford Poet (pink silks) leads Zin Zan Eddie (yellow cap) in 2016 Winter Challenge betting markets. Photo: Steve Hart

That’s the tale of the tape in 2016 Winter Challenge betting markets with ...