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Hazzabeel remains solid in Villiers Stakes betting

Hazzabeel remains solid in Villiers Stakes betting

16 Dec, 2016

The Ciaron Maher trained Hazzabeel has remained solid in the betting for the Group 2 $250,000 Inglis Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Apprentice Michael Dee, above, rides Hazzabeel in the Villiers Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Hazzabeel is the second pick in the market order at Ladbrokes.com.au at $8.50 behind the …

Man Of His Word chases easier option in Brisbane Handicap

Man Of His Word chases easier option in Brisbane Handicap

15 Dec, 2016

Last start Eagle Farm winner Man Of His Word will chase the easier option and stay in Queensland to run in the Listed $100,000 Tailored Furniture Solutions Brisbane Handicap (1600m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Man Of His Word, above, will start in the Brisbane Handicap at Doomben. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Gold Coast trainer Bruce …

Sweet Redemption among small nominations for Brisbane Handicap

Sweet Redemption among small nominations for Brisbane Handicap

12 Dec, 2016

Last start Festival Stakes winner Sweet Redemption is among the small list of nominations for the Listed $100,000 Tailored Furniture Solutions Brisbane Handicap (1600m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Sweet Redemption, above, black with yellow cap, is among the nominations for the Brisbane Handicap at Doomben. Photo by Steve Hart.

Only nine horses were entered for …

Fabrizio early favourite for Villiers Stakes

Fabrizio early favourite for Villiers Stakes

12 Dec, 2016

The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott trained Fabrizio has been installed the early favourite for the Group 2 $250,000 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Fabrizio, above, is the early favourite for the Villiers Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Fabrizio is the winner of his last two starts and has been …

2016 Villiers Stakes: Kenjorwood in, Rageese Out

2016 Villiers Stakes: Kenjorwood in, Rageese Out

12 Dec, 2016

Victoria’s premier trainer Darren Weir has sent Rageese to the paddock and has left Kenjorwood to represent the stable in the Group 2 $250,000 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Kenjorwood, above, is among the nominations for the Villiers Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Weir had selected the Villiers Stakes as …

Rageese will improve with Festival Stakes run

Rageese will improve with Festival Stakes run

30 Nov, 2016

Trainer Darren Weir is expecting the widely travelled Rageese to take great improvement from his run in the Group 3 $150,000 The Steel Builders Festival Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Rageese, above, has drawn barrier 12 in the Festival Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Weir sent Rageese to Perth to run in …

Hazzabeel included in Festival Stakes nominations

Hazzabeel included in Festival Stakes nominations

29 Nov, 2016

A cancelled trip to Perth has seen Caulfield trainer Ciaron Maher nominate Kilmore Cup winner Hezzabeel for the Group 3 $150,000 Festival Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Rageese,above, has been nominated for the Festival Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Maher had planned to take Hazzabeel back to his home State to …

Rageese to head to Sydney for The Villiers

Rageese to head to Sydney for The Villiers

25 Nov, 2016

The Darren Weir trained Ragesse will now head to Sydney for the Group 2 $250,000 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on December 17 following an aborted trip to Perth.

Rageese, above, will head to Sydney to run in the Villiers Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Rageese had to return to Weir’s Warrnambool stables …

Luck Key To Waller Duo’s 2015 Villiers Stakes Chances

Luck Key To Waller Duo’s 2015 Villiers Stakes Chances

11 Dec, 2015

Chris Waller has I’m Imposing and Telepathic in the 2015 Villiers Stakes field and the leading Sydney trainer believes that both horses will be competitive in the Group 2 event at Royal Randwick tomorrow, as long as they receive luck in running.

Telepathic is one of two Chris Waller-trained horses in the 2015 Villiers Stakes. …

Avdulla all smiles with Happy Clapper in Villiers Stakes

Avdulla all smiles with Happy Clapper in Villiers Stakes

11 Dec, 2015

Jockey Brenton Avdulla is sticking with his decision to ride favourite Happy Clapper in the Group 2 $250,000 Inglis Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Jockey Brenton Avdulla will stick with Happy Clapper, above, in the Villiers Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Avdulla has been the regular rider for both Happy Clapper …