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2012 Chairman’s Stakes Field & Preview

2012 Chairman’s Stakes Field & Preview

A bumper eight-race program at Caulfield this Saturday will be host to four Listed features, the first of which is the Chairman’s Stakes 2012, registered this year as the Emirates Airline Stakes.

Blake Shinn has the prized mount on Blue Diamond Stakes favourite Jimando at Caulfield on Saturday

Kicking off the black type action as Caulfield Race 4 ...

Golden Slipper 2012 Field & Order of Entry Update

Golden Slipper 2012 Field & Order of Entry Update

The initial 2012 Golden Slipper order of entry has now been released by the Australian Turf Club (ATC), Gai Waterhouse’s Magic Millions Classic winning filly Driefontein topping the list of hopeful juveniles.

Driefontein is No. 1 on the current 2012 Golden Slipper order of entry

Scheduled as the highlight of the Easter Saturday racing action at Rosehill Gardens on ...

Blue Diamond 2012 Bound No Looking Back a ‘Better Horse’ than Driefontein

Blue Diamond 2012 Bound No Looking Back a ‘Better Horse’ than Driefontein

Noted Randwick trackman Craig Tompson on Tuesday declared the Gai Waterhouse-trained No Looking Back a ‘better horse’ than her stablemate Driefontein after a Magic Millions Classic rematch between the ace fillies occurred.

No Looking Back (outside) will likely be Gai Waterhouse's sole 2012 Blue Diamond Stakes starter

Smart Redoute’s Choice filly No Looking Back was first past the post ...

2012 Hobart Cup Hopes Race on Tasmanian Derby Day

2012 Hobart Cup Hopes Race on Tasmanian Derby Day

This Sunday Hobart Racecourse’s Tasmanian Derby Day program will be host to a number of smart gallopers heading towards the 2012 Hobart Cup who will face off in the $50,000 Jockey Club Cup (2100m).

Running as Race 4 of 10, the 2012 Jockey Club Cup field features nine stayers, five of which were among the 20 nominations taken for Sunday ...

2012 Bow Mistress Trophy Final Field – Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival

2012 Bow Mistress Trophy Final Field – Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival

The opening Group race of the Hobart Summer Carnival will be this Sunday’s Bow Mistress Trophy 2012, the fillies and mares’ showdown the feature race on a cracker 10-event Hobart card.

Smart Group winning mare Lady Lynette will defend her title in this Sunday's 2012 Bow Mistress Trophy at Hobart

Bringing the Sunday racing action to a close at ...

2012 Tasmanian Derby Field, Barriers & Preview

2012 Tasmanian Derby Field, Barriers & Preview

The Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival gets started at Hobart Racecourse this Sunday with a bumper day’s racing headlined by three black type features including the Tasmanian Derby 2012.

One of Tassie’s premier races for three-year-olds, the $100,000 Listed Schweppes Tasmanian Derby (2200m) has this year drawn a final field of 10 gallopers.

Incredibly half of the horses in the ...

Elwick 2YO Stakes 2012 Field & Preview

Elwick 2YO Stakes 2012 Field & Preview

Hobart Racecourse will be host to a triple-shot of stakes racing action this Sunday, one of the day’s headline events being the 2012 Elwick 2YO Stakes.

Due to jump as Hobart Race 6 at 2:50pm (TAS time), the $100,000 Listed Elwick 2YO Stakes (1100m) has this year drawn a final field of 10 hopeful juveniles.

The Danny O’Brien-trained ...

Queen Adelaide Stakes 2012 Field & Barriers

Queen Adelaide Stakes 2012 Field & Barriers

This Saturday Morphettville Racecourse will be host to South Australia’s latest stakes race, the 2012 Queen Adelaide Stakes.

Scheudled to run as Race 2 at 1:30pm (SA time), the $80,000 Listed CAMMS Queen Adelaide Stakes (1050m) has attracted a final field of just eight two-year-olds.

The race will be the debut run for two gallopers with Caulfield Cup winning ...

Blue Diamond Stakes 2012 Third Declarations

Blue Diamond Stakes 2012 Third Declarations

Punters are getting closer and closer to knowing the 2012 Blue Diamond Stakes field after third declarations for the ace juvenile’s feature were taken by Racing Victoria on Tuesday.

Raceway is one of two 2012 Blue Diamond Stakes third acceptors for Gai Waterhouse

One of the most popular Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival races, the $1 million Group 1 Patinack Farm ...

Raiders Dominate Hobart Cup 2012 Nominations

Raiders Dominate Hobart Cup 2012 Nominations

Interstate and international gallopers dominate the 2012 Hobart Cup nominations with early entries for the first major Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival feature closing on Tuesday.

TasRacing took 20 nominations for this year’s edition of the $225,000 Group 3 AAMI Hobart Cup (2200m), which is due to take place at Hobart Racecourse on Sunday February 12.

Of the Hobart Cup 2012 ...