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Improving stayer Zephyron steps up to 2200m of Premier’s Cup

Improving stayer Zephyron steps up to 2200m of Premier’s Cup

23 May, 2014

Improving stayer Zephyron will step up to 2200m as he makes his Brisbane Winter Carnival debut in the Group 3 $125,000 Channel Seven Premier’s Cup at Doomben on Saturday.

Zephyron is ready to tackle the 2200m of the Premier's Cup at Doomben. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Zephyron was also an acceptor for the …

Trainers line up to secure James McDonald’s services

Trainers line up to secure James McDonald’s services

21 Mar, 2014

As Sydney trainers line up for the services of in-form jockey James McDonald, the top Kiwi rider continues to concentrate on the job at hand, riding It’s A Dundeel in the Group 1 $500,000 Ranvet Stakes (2000m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

James McDonald and It's A Dundeel, above, will combine again in the Ranvet Stakes. …

Niwot 2011 Melbourne Cup betting shortener

Niwot 2011 Melbourne Cup betting shortener

31 Oct, 2011

Niwot has been backed from $101 to $10 with most bookmakers to win the 2011 Group 1 $6m Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington tomorrow.

The Hawkes team trained galloper was bet around Australia today tightening up from $13 to $10 with most organisations.

Before he qualified in the Melbourne Cup by winning Saturday’s Lexus Stakes …