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High Church firms in Warrnambool Cup betting

High Church firms in Warrnambool Cup betting

4 May, 2017

The all-conquering Darren Weir stable will saddle up the firming favourite High Church in the Listed $200,000 Sungold Milk Warrnambool Cup (2350m) at Warrnambool today.

Observational, above, is on the second line of betting behind High Church in the Warrnambool Cup at Warrnambool. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Weir has completely dominated the three day …

Newitt hoping for Warrnambool Cup track upgrade

Newitt hoping for Warrnambool Cup track upgrade

3 May, 2017

Jockey Craig Newitt is hoping for a track upgrade to help the chances of Observational in the Listed $200,000 Sungold Milk Warrnambool Cup (2350m) at Warrnambool on Thursday.

Jockey Craig Newitt takes over the reins on Observational, above, in the Warrnambool Cup at Warrnambool. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The three day annual Warrnambool Carnival …

The Quarterback Set for William Reid Stakes

The Quarterback Set for William Reid Stakes

21 Mar, 2017

Trainer Robbie Griffiths is confident that The Quarterback can overturn his luckless performance in last year’s edition of the race, when he steps out in Friday’s Group 1 William Reid Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley.

The Quarterback will contest Friday’s Group 1 William Reid Stakes second-up. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

The Quarterback was considered a …

2017 Newmarket Handicap Tips: Extreme Choice Can Beat The Older Horses

2017 Newmarket Handicap Tips: Extreme Choice Can Beat The Older Horses

10 Mar, 2017

Trainer Mick Price is sure that if Joao Moreira gets the right run on Extreme Choice that the three year old will be able to beat the older horses in the sprint down the Flemington straight in the Group 1 $1.25m Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m).

Extreme Choice, above, will be hard to beat in the …

The Quarterback over the odds in Newmarket Handicap says Newitt

The Quarterback over the odds in Newmarket Handicap says Newitt

9 Mar, 2017

Jockey Craig Newitt rates last year’s winner The Quarterback well over the odds for the Group 1 $1.25m Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) down the Flemington straight on Saturday.

Jockey Craig Newitt rates The Quarterback, above, well over the odds for the Newmarket Handicap at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Newitt rode the Robbie Griffiths …

Newitt says Extreme Choice the one to beat in Newmarket Handicap

Newitt says Extreme Choice the one to beat in Newmarket Handicap

9 Mar, 2017

Dumped jockey Craig Newitt says that Extreme Choice is the horse to beat in the Group 1 $1.25m Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Jockey Craig Newitt rates Extreme Choice, above, as the one to beat in the Newmarket Handicap at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

A twisting set of circumstances has …

Extreme Choice draws midfield in capacity 2017 Oakleigh Plate

Extreme Choice draws midfield in capacity 2017 Oakleigh Plate

22 Feb, 2017

Brilliant three year old Extreme Choice has drawn midfield in the capacity field for the Group 1 $500,000 The Resimax Group Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Extreme Choice, above in red and yellow colours winning the Moir Stakes, takes on the older horses again in the Oakleigh Plate at Caulfield. Photo by Ultimate …

Geegees Goldengirl solid in the betting for the Hobart Cup

Geegees Goldengirl solid in the betting for the Hobart Cup

3 Feb, 2017

Locally trained mare Geegeees Goldengirl has remained solid in the betting in the lead up to the Group 3 $200,000 Hobart Cup (2400m) at Hobart on Sunday.

Trainer Darren Weir, above, will saddle up the odds on favourite Big Duke in the Hobart Cup. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Geeegees Goldengirl has remained steady at …

Newitt returns home to ride Up Cups in Hobart Cup

Newitt returns home to ride Up Cups in Hobart Cup

1 Feb, 2017

Top Melbourne jockey Craig Newitt will return home to Tasmania to ride Up Cups in the Group 3 $200,000 Hobart Cup (2400m) at Hobart on Sunday.

Craig Newitt, above, will ride Up Cups in the Hobart Cup at Hobart. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Newitt grew up in Tasmania before making the successful move …

2017 Australia Stakes Likely for Mourinho

2017 Australia Stakes Likely for Mourinho

10 Jan, 2017

Team Gelagotis have revealed that the Group 2 Australia Stakes (1400m) at Moonee Valley on January 27th is likely to figure as the autumn launch pad for Mourinho, after the veteran completed a strong barrier trial at Cranbourne on Monday morning.

Mourinho is likely to return to racing in the Group 2 Australia Stakes …