Autumn Racing News

The Everest 2017 Still Definite Possibility for Caravaggio

The Everest 2017 Still Definite Possibility for Caravaggio

Sydney’s 2017 The Everest is still a definite possibility down under this spring for the Aidan O’Brien-trained European sprinter Caravaggio despite a loss at Newmarket over the weekend. Suffering his first career defeat, the Irish-trained son of Scat Daddy jumped the punters’ pick in the Group 1 Darley July Cup Stakes (1207m), but could only…

2018 Golden Slipper Nominations Attract Record Numbers

2018 Golden Slipper Nominations Attract Record Numbers

Early entries of yearlings for the Golden Slipper Stakes 2018 next Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival have followed the trend set by the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond nominations attracting a record number of hopefuls. The Melbourne Racing Club (MRC) last week announced the $1.5 million Group 1 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m), to run at Caulfield in…

Record 2018 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Nominations

Record 2018 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Nominations

Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes 2018 nominations have closed with a record 1470 yearlings in the mix for the $1.5 million feature next Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival. Thursday afternoon saw Racing Victoria receive a bumper list of early entries heading towards the $1.5 million Group 1 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield Racecourse on February…

2018 Australian Cup Considered for Scales Of Justice

2018 Australian Cup Considered for Scales Of Justice

Race fans will likely have to wait until next year before Lindsey Smith brings his gun Perth galloper Scales Of Justice to the eastern states with a possible Australian Cup 2018 bid at Flemington pending in the autumn. To date the four-year-old son of Not A Single Doubt has enjoyed a stellar start to his…

Scales Of Justice Heads 2017 Belmont Sprint Field & Odds

Scales Of Justice Heads 2017 Belmont Sprint Field & Odds

Lindsey Smith’s returning Group 1 winner Scales Of Justice is clear favourite in Belmont Sprint 2017 betting to get the job done first-up in Perth this weekend. Set to run as Belmont Race 7 at 3:55pm (AWST), this season’s $150,000 Group 3 Belmont Sprint (1400m) has attracted a smart field of the state’s best gallopers….

Stradbroke Handicap for Jungle Edge after BRC Sprint win

Stradbroke Handicap for Jungle Edge after BRC Sprint win

Cranbourne trainer Mick Bell has the Stradbroke Handicap in his sights for Jungle Edge who scored an all the way win in the Group 3 $125,000 Taxibox BRC Sprint (1350m) at Doomben today. Winning jockey Kevin Forrester had no hesitation in taking the noted wet tracker straight to the front on the heavy 8 rated…

Vega Magic wins 2017 Goodwood, chance to climb The Everest

Vega Magic wins 2017 Goodwood, chance to climb The Everest

Trainer David Hayes was hinting at finding a slot for Vega Magic in the $10 million The Everest at Randwick in the Spring after the former West Australian sprinter scored a first up win in the Group 1 $1m Darley Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville today. The win of Vega Magic topped of a gigantic day…

Black Heart Bart uncontested favourite for 2017 Goodwood

Black Heart Bart uncontested favourite for 2017 Goodwood

Five times Group 1 winner Black Heart Bart remains the uncontested favourite for the Group 1 $1m Darley Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville today. Even though the Darren Weir trained Black Heart Bart has drifted out slightly in the betting this morning, he still remains at the top of the Ladbrokes.com.au market order at $3.80. On…

Capacity field for 2017 Goodwood field after scratchings

Capacity field for 2017 Goodwood field after scratchings

A capacity field of twenty runners will line up in the Group 1 $1m Darley Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville today after the final scratchings were taken this morning. The original field for the Goodwood was made up of a top twenty plus three emergencies but with the early scratchings of Karlovasi and Viddora, first and…

2017 The Goodwood Tips & Betting Update

2017 The Goodwood Tips & Betting Update

The Goodwood 2017 rounds out the Group 1 action of the Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival for another year and our insider betting tips plus the latest odds on the Morphettville classic are detailed below. Two early scratchings from the original starting line-up for Saturday’s $1 million Group 1 Darley Goodwood (1200m) have the first two…