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2017 Doncaster Mile Results: It’s Somewhat In An Upset

2017 Doncaster Mile Results: It’s Somewhat In An Upset

Trainer John O’Shea enjoyed his third Doncaster Mile win in 2017 and his first for the Godolphin stable thanks to a brilliant all-the-way success by roughie hope It’s Somewhat at Royal Randwick. O’Shea previously won the mile classic with Private Steer (2004) and Racing To Win (2006), breaking an over ten year drought this Sydney…

2016 Hong Kong Mile Betting Battle

2016 Hong Kong Mile Betting Battle

The bookmakers are having a hard time separating the chances of the best gallopers in Sunday’s Hong Kong Mile 2016 field with three currently installed as equal favourites in betting for the Sha Tin feature. Four classic Hong Kong International Races take place on December 11 including the HK$23 million (AUD$4m) Longines Hong Kong Mile…

Maurice Leads 2016 Hong Kong Cup Field & Betting

Maurice Leads 2016 Hong Kong Cup Field & Betting

Japanese superstar Maurice is clear favourite at bookmakers around the world to take out the Hong Kong Cup 2016 at Sha Tin Racecourse this Sunday on the Hong Kong International Race Day. The HK$25 million (AUD$4.3m) Longines Hong Kong Cup (2000m) is the richest of four feature races on the December 11 card and features…

2016 Hong Kong Sprint Field Features Two Australians

2016 Hong Kong Sprint Field Features Two Australians

The famous Hong Kong International Races are set to take place on December 11 at Sha Tin Racecourse including the Hong Kong Sprint 2016 where Australia will be dually represented on Sunday. Last start Group 1 winners Rebel Dane and Takedown are the Australian-trained horses in the 14 horse HK$18.5 million (AUD$3.2 million) Longines Hong…

I Am A Star is the 2016 Myer Classic Winner

I Am A Star is the 2016 Myer Classic Winner

I Am A Star has become the first three-year-old filly to win the Group 1 Myer Classic (1600m), after producing a gutsy start-to-finish performance at Flemington Racecourse this afternoon. I Am A Star has been a strong and consistent performer amongst her own age group this season, but the Myer Classic was the first occasion…

Capacity 2016 Victoria Derby Field Released

Capacity 2016 Victoria Derby Field Released

A full field of three-year-old stayers will face off at Flemington Racecourse in the Victoria Derby 2016 this Saturday with final acceptances taken on Wednesday. Due to run as Flemington Race 7 at 3:50pm (AEDT), this year’s $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) has attracted a capacity 16 starters plus four emergencies awaiting…

2016 Caulfield Cup Betting Tips & Odds Update

2016 Caulfield Cup Betting Tips & Odds Update

The action of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival steps up this weekend with the running of the Caulfield Cup 2016, betting tips and the latest odds on the mile and a half classic found below. Heading a bumper 10-race program as Caulfield Race 8 at 4:30pm (AEDT), this year’s $3 million Group 1 BMW Caulfield…

Does German Raider Articus Have 2016 Caulfield Cup Winning Claims?

Does German Raider Articus Have 2016 Caulfield Cup Winning Claims?

German horseman Andreas Wohler has won a Melbourne Cup and on Saturday is out to add the Caulfield Cup 2016 trophy to the cabinet with his visiting raider Articus making his down under debut. Wohler took out the ‘race that stops a nation’ two years ago with Protectionist (2014) and on the weekend saddles-up one…

2016 Caulfield Cup Odds Update: Sir Isaac Newton Firms

2016 Caulfield Cup Odds Update: Sir Isaac Newton Firms

Aidan O’Brien’s Irish raider Sir Isaac Newton is the early Caulfield Cup 2016 betting market mover following the release of Caulfield Cup barriers on Tuesday for the weekend’s staying classic. Barriers for all 20 acceptors, 18 of which are guaranteed a start in the $3 million Group 1 BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m), were drawn yesterday and…

2016 Golden Rose Betting Update: Omei Sword Back Up Top

2016 Golden Rose Betting Update: Omei Sword Back Up Top

The Golden Rose Stakes 2016 betting markets for this afternoon’ feature at Rosehill Gardens remain a battle for favouritism between Astern and Omei Sword with the latter regaining top spot in the odds. Chris Waller’s last start Silver Shadow Stakes winning filly Omei Sword is one of three fillies in this year’s $1 million Group…