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Japan’s Satono Crown Earns 2017 Caulfield Cup Ballot Exemption

Japan’s Satono Crown Earns 2017 Caulfield Cup Ballot Exemption

A trip down under for a shot at the Caulfield Cup 2017 could be on the cards for Japanese stayer Satono Crown after the up-and-comer’s Group 1 Takarazuka Kinen (2212m) win at home over the weekend earning him a ballot exemption for the October feature.

Ill-fated Japanese stayer Admire Rakti won the 2014 Caulfield Cup in Melbourne. Photo: Race Horse ...

Highland Reel Cox Plate 2017 Contender

Highland Reel Cox Plate 2017 Contender

Aidan O’Brien’s gun Irish galloper Highland Reel shapes up as a genuine 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate rival for mighty mare Winx after his dominant Prince Of Wales’s Stakes win at Royal Ascot.

Class Irish galloper Highland Reel could be Moonee Valley-bound this October to take on Winx in the 2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

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Royal Ascot Winner Lady Aurelia to Scale The Everest 2017

Royal Ascot Winner Lady Aurelia to Scale The Everest 2017

Talented young sprinter Lady Aurelia put herself in the mix for a 2017 The Everest bid in Sydney this spring with a class Royal Ascot win in the Group 1 King’s Stand Stakes this week.

‘The Grey Flash’ Chautauqua is early favourite in The Everest 2017 race betting this coming spring season. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Royal Ascot Day 1 ...

2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate Calls for Ribchester

2017 Ladbrokes Cox Plate Calls for Ribchester

One of the international Ladbrokes Cox Plate 2017 invitees Ribchester put the writing on the wall for a possible clash with Winx in Australia this spring winning the Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot overnight (AEST) in a track record.

Adelaide (2014) made history becoming the first international raider to win the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley. Photo: Sarah Ebbett....

Thomas Hobson Eyes Melbourne Cup 2017 Bid

Thomas Hobson Eyes Melbourne Cup 2017 Bid

Irish horseman William Mullins is eyeing a 2017 Melbourne Cup bid down under this spring with his veteran stayer Thomas Hobson after the galloper’s Ascot Stakes win in England this week.

Jockey Ryan Moore rode 2017 Melbourne Cup-bound stayer Thomas Hobson to victory at Royal Ascot this week. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

The seven-year-old son of Halling lined-up in the Royal ...

2017 Al Quoz Sprint Considered for Malaguerra

2017 Al Quoz Sprint Considered for Malaguerra

Stable manager Manny Gelagotis has confirmed the Dubai World Cup Carnival’s Al Quoz Sprint 2017 could be on the cards this March for the team’s Group 1 winning sprinter Malaguerra.

Darley Classic winner Malaguerra could head to Dubai in March for the 2017 Al Quoz Sprint. Photo: Steve Hart.

Speaking to Racenet this week, Gelagotis said organisers of ...

Lucky Bubbles heads 2016 Hong Kong Sprint betting

Lucky Bubbles heads 2016 Hong Kong Sprint betting

Top local sprinter Lucky Bubbles heads the betting for the 2016 Group 1 HK$18.5m Longines Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin in Hong Kong on Sunday.

Jockey Brett Prebble, above, will ride the favourite Lucky Bubbles in the Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Lucky Bubbles began his career in Australia with a win in ...

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.

Hugh Bowman is likely to ride local hope Helene Paragon in the 2016 Hong Kong Mile at Sha Tin Racecourse on Sunday. Photo: Sarah ...

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.

Zac Purton rides Jockey Club Cup winner Secret Weapon in Sunday’s Hong Kong Cup 2016 at Sha Tin. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The HK$25 million (AUD$4.3m) Longines Hong Kong...

Highland Reel Heads 2016 Hong Kong Vase Field & Odds

Highland Reel Heads 2016 Hong Kong Vase Field & Odds

Aidan O’Brien’s Australian-performed Irish galloper Highland Reel is clear favourite to take out Sunday’s Hong Kong Vase 2016 at Sha Tin Racecourse on the world-famous Hong Kong International Race Day.

Defending champion Highland Reel is clear favourite to win Sunday’s Hong Kong Vase 2016. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Galileo stallion is one of 13 hopefuls confirmed to ...