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2017 Hong Kong Mile Field & Betting: Seasons Bloom Favourite

2017 Hong Kong Mile Field & Betting: Seasons Bloom Favourite

Last start Jockey Club Mile winner Seasons Bloom is tipped to continue his winning form with the Australian-bred five-year-old heading Hong Kong Mile 2017 betting for the big one at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday. Danny C.S. Shum saddles-up the favourite in this year’s The Longines Mile Hong Kong Mile (1600m) field with Seasons Bloom…

Tosen Stardom Thriving Ahead of Cox Plate Campaign

Tosen Stardom Thriving Ahead of Cox Plate Campaign

Trainer Darren Weir is thrilled with the condition of Japanese import Tosen Stardom in the lead-up to a Spring Carnival campaign to be geared towards the 2016 Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley in October. Beginning his racing career under the guidance of Yasutoshi Ikee in his native Japan, Tosen Stardom has posted a commendable…

The BMW 2015 Betting Update: To The World Firming

The BMW 2015 Betting Update: To The World Firming

The big one in Sydney this weekend headlining the Rosehill Gardens racing action before next week’s The Championships races in Randwick is the 2015 The BMW, the market mover for which is race favourite To The World. Eleven gallopers will line-up in Rosehill Race 7 at 4:30pm (AEDT) this afternoon following the early scratching yesterday…

To The World Tops 2015 The BMW Betting Odds

To The World Tops 2015 The BMW Betting Odds

Japanese raider and Queen Elizabeth Stakes favourite To The World has opened top of the odds to win his Australian debut this weekend in Sydney’s The BMW 2015 at Rosehill Gardens. A final field of a dozen weight-for-age champs is engaged to face off in Saturday’s $1.5 million Group 1 The BMW (2400m), markets at…

2012 Japan Cup Winner Gentildonna Beats Orfevre

2012 Japan Cup Winner Gentildonna Beats Orfevre

On Sunday the Sei Ishizaka-trained 2012 Fillies Triple Crown champ Gentildonna made history as the first three-year-old filly ever to win the Japan Cup when she enjoyed a thrilling win over last year’s Fillies Triple Crown title holder and hot favourite Orfevre. The flying daughter of Deep Impact scored her fourth major career success in…

Williams close but Buena Vista 2011 Japan Cup winner

Williams close but Buena Vista 2011 Japan Cup winner

The team at probably had hearts in mouths when it looked as if popular Aussie hoop Craig Williams may snatch the Grade 1 $6.5m 2011 Japan Cup half way up the straight. Williams aboard $6.50 chance Tosden Jordan was  nabbed by  Buena Vista, the 2011 Japan Cup winner close to the line. Tosen Jordan had…

Japan Cup 2011 Field & Betting

Japan Cup 2011 Field & Betting

This Sunday one of the biggest international races, the 2011 Japan Cup, will take place at Tokyo Racecourse this Sunday, November 27, and the iconic showdown has attracted one of the most impressive fields in history. The 16-horse Japan Cup 2011 field features a plethora of Group / Grade 1 heroes vying to become the…

Japan Could Uncover Melbourne Cup Mount for Williams

Japan Could Uncover Melbourne Cup Mount for Williams

Leading Victorian jockey Craig Williams is heading to Japan for a two-month riding campaign where he hopes to uncover a potential mount for this year’s Melbourne Cup. Held on the first Tuesday of November annually at Victoria’s iconic Flemington Racecourse, the $6 million Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) is the richest handicap showdown in the…