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Peters has 4 runners in 2017 Kingston Town Classic

Peters has 4 runners in 2017 Kingston Town Classic

Prominent Perth owner Bob Peters has four runners to try to give him his fifth win in the 2017 Group 1 $1m Magic Millions-Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot on Saturday. Restricted class runner Royal Star was the last of the Peters owned runners to be included in the final fifteen horse Kingston Town Classic…

Jungle Edge lumped with 63.5kg in Pakenham Handicap

Jungle Edge lumped with 63.5kg in Pakenham Handicap

Trainer Mick Bell is set to back up his mudlark Jungle Edge despite the seven year old being lumped with 63.5kg in the $100,000 Stabil-Lime Group Handicap (1200m) at Racing.com Park at Pakenham on Saturday. All of Jungle Edge’s thirteen wins have been on rain affected track and with the Pakenham track rated a heavy…

Waller hoping for better barrier for All Our Roads in 2017 Kingston Town Classic

Waller hoping for better barrier for All Our Roads in 2017 Kingston Town Classic

Sydney’s leading trainer Chris Waller is hoping for a change of luck for All Our Roads at today’s barrier draw for the Group 1 $1m Magic Millions-Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday. All Our Roads did it tough last start from barrier fourteen when ninth, only two and a half lengths…

Black Heart Bart heads a field of 15 for 2017 Kingston Town Classic

Black Heart Bart heads a field of 15 for 2017 Kingston Town Classic

Five times Group 1 winner Black Heart Bart heads a field of fifteen for the running of the 2017 Group 1 $1m Magic Millions-Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday. Black Heart Bart returned to the West were he began his career for a nose second to local Great Shot in the…

Viddora delivers Kennewell first Group 1 win in 2017 Winterbottom Stakes

Viddora delivers Kennewell first Group 1 win in 2017 Winterbottom Stakes

Smart mare Viddora delivered her trainer Lloyd Kennewell his first Group 1 winning trophy with a dominant win in the Group 1 $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot in Perth last Saturday. Winning jockey Joe Bowditch produced a ten out ten ride to bring Viddora from the second half of the field to score…

Black Heart Bart double nominated for 2017 Zipping Classic Day

Black Heart Bart double nominated for 2017 Zipping Classic Day

Multiple Group 1 winner Black Heart Bart is double nominated for Zipping Classic Day at Sandown on Saturday but is likely to be saved for the Group 1 $1m James Boag’s Premium Railway Stakes (1600m) at Ascot in Perth the following week. Trainer Darren Weir has entered Black Heart Bart for the Group 3 $150,000…

2017 Sandown Guineas nominations: Weir has 3 entries

2017 Sandown Guineas nominations: Weir has 3 entries

Victoria’s leading trainer Darren Weir has three horses among the nominations for the Group 2 $250,000 Sandown Guineas (1600m) at Sandown on Saturday. Weir has entered the well performed Snitzepeg, two times winner Tamasa and the last start winner Peaceful State who are among the nineteen nominations for the 1600m contest for the three year…

Almandin included in 2017 Zipping Classic nominations

Almandin included in 2017 Zipping Classic nominations

2016 Melbourne Cup winner Almandin has been included in the nominations for the Group 2 $300,000 Zipping Classic (2400m) at Ladbrokes Park Hillside at Sandown on Saturday. The Robert Hickmott trained Almandin had no luck this year in the Group 1 $6.25m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on November 7 when twelfth to the…

Redkirk Warrior is market mover in 2017 Darley Classic betting

Redkirk Warrior is market mover in 2017 Darley Classic betting

The Lindsay Park trained Redkirk Warrior is the market mover in the betting for the 2017 Group 1 $1m Darley Classic (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday. Redkirk Warrior is currently marked at $9.50 at Ladbrokes.com.au after $13 was bet when the final field was released on Wednesday. The Everest winner Redzel heads the market order…

Tom Melbourne out of 2017 Emirates Stakes Field

Tom Melbourne out of 2017 Emirates Stakes Field

Professional placegetter Tom Melbourne has been scratched from the 2017 Group 1 $2m Emirates Stakes (2000m) at Flemington on Saturday. Racing Victoria Stewards reported that Tom Melbourne was showing lameness in the off front leg and his withdrawal along with the early scratching of Sir Isaac Newton has left a field of thirteen to contest…