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2016 Kilmore Cup Win Breaks Drought for Hazzabeel

2016 Kilmore Cup Win Breaks Drought for Hazzabeel

Ciaron Maher’s Perth expat Hazzabeel finally broke through for his maiden Victorian win on Sunday breaking a year long drought with success in the Kilmore Cup 2016.

Trainer Ciaron Maher has returned 2016 Kilmore Cup winner Hazzabeel back to winning form. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Originally raced in W.A. but trained by Gai Waterhouse, the now six-year-old son of ...

Pilote D’Essai Wins 2016 Ballarat Cup – Results

Pilote D’Essai Wins 2016 Ballarat Cup – Results

Lindsay Park import Pilote D’Essai enjoyed the step up in distance for Saturday’s Ballarat Cup 2016 posting an impressive two length win in the Victorian staying showdown.

Scherzoso (pictured at Caulfield) ran second to Pilot D’Essai in the 2016 Ballarat Cup results over the weekend. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Coming into the race off an unplaced effort over 1800m at ...

Payne on Manageress in Ballarat Cup 2016

Payne on Manageress in Ballarat Cup 2016

Cranbourne’s Cindy Alderson has engaged the services of last year’s Melbourne Cup winning jockey Michelle Payne to ride her mare Manageress in the 2016 Ballarat Cup this Saturday.

Manageress (inside) has Michelle Payne riding in Saturday’s 2016 Ballarat Cup. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

Magnus five-year-old Manageress is one of a full field of stayers in the $300,000 Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m) ...

Kenjorwood Tops 2016 Kilmore Cup Field & Weights

Kenjorwood Tops 2016 Kilmore Cup Field & Weights

The Darren Weir-trained Kenjorwood is set to carry top weight in Sunday’s Kilmore Cup 2016 field in inland Victoria as he looks for his first win since the winter.

Kenjorwood carries top weight in the 2016 Kilmore Cup in Victoria on Sunday. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

A seven-year-old son of Snippetson, Kenjorwood is one of a capacity field of ...

2016 Ballarat Cup Tips & Odds Update

2016 Ballarat Cup Tips & Odds Update

The lucrative Ballarat Cup 2016 brings the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival Black-Types to a close on Saturday in country Victoria, betting tips and the updated odds for the showdown found below.

Taiyoo is the upset Races.com.au tip to win the 2016 Ballarat Cup this weekend in Victoria. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

Due to jump at 4:40pm (AEDT) as Ballarat Race 8, ...

2016 WA Guineas Tips & Odds Update

2016 WA Guineas Tips & Odds Update

The WA Guineas 2016 is the key support race on Perth’s Railway Stakes Day card this weekend and the latest odds plus insider betting tips on the three-years-old showdown are found below.

Former Perth jockey Damien Oliver is on a genuine WA Guineas 2016 chance at Ascot – I Am Boudica – this weekend. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Due ...

Observational Ballarat Cup 2016 Win Wouldn’t Surprise Sadler

Observational Ballarat Cup 2016 Win Wouldn’t Surprise Sadler

Trainer John Sadler said he “wouldn’t be surprised” to see his roughie hope Observational get up in the 2016 Ballarat Cup on Saturday and end a 27 year drought in the race for the horseman.

Train John Sadler (pictured with Regan Bayliss) shoots for his second Ballarat Cup win 27 years after his first this weekend with Observational. Photo: Race ...

Rawiller Confident on Taiyoo in Ballarat Cup 2016

Rawiller Confident on Taiyoo in Ballarat Cup 2016

Jockey Brad Rawiller is happy to be continuing his association with the Darren Weir-trained Taiyoo who he rates a great chance of scoring back-to-back country cup wins in Saturday’s 2016 Ballarat Cup.

Last start Kyneton Cup winner Taiyoo (inside) is a livewire chance in the 2016 Ballarat Cup field this weekend. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

Last time out on ...

2016 Ballarat Cup Betting: Cool Chap Narrow Favourite

2016 Ballarat Cup Betting: Cool Chap Narrow Favourite

Lee & Anthony Freedman’s four-year-old stayer Cool Chap has opened narrow favourite in an open Ballarat Cup 2016 betting market for the last of the Melbourne spring Black-Types this weekend.

Cool Chap is narrow early favourite to win Saturday’s 2016 Ballarat Cup in country Victoria. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Due to jump at 4:40pm (AEDT) as Ballarat Race 8, ...

Luck Change for Lady Le Fay in Ballarat Cup 2016

Luck Change for Lady Le Fay in Ballarat Cup 2016

One of the country’s most successful trainers Chris Waller is hoping for a change of luck with his class mare Lady Le Fay when she lines-up in the 2016 Ballarat Cup field this Saturday.

Craig Newitt rides Lady Le Fay for the first time in Saturday’s 2016 Ballarat Cup. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

A capacity field of end-of-season stayers face ...