News About: Joao Moreira

Spectroscope will need all Moreira’s Magic to win 2017 Doncaster Mile

Spectroscope will need all Moreira’s Magic to win 2017 Doncaster Mile

30 Mar, 2017

French import Spectroscope will need all of Joao Moreira’s magic to win the Group 1 $3m The Star Doncaster Mile (1600m) at Randwick on the first day of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday.

Spectroscope, above, is facing a huge rise in class in the Doncaster Mile at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Moreira is dubbed ‘The …

Raiment back to fillies grade in P J Bell Stakes

Raiment back to fillies grade in P J Bell Stakes

29 Mar, 2017

The John O’Shea trained Raiment has a great chance to keep her winning momentum going when she drops back to fillies grade in the Group 3 $200,000 The Green Guys P J Bell Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on the first day of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday.

Raiment, above, is chasing a hat trick of wins …

Spieth’s 2017 Newmarket Handicap Odds Drift

Spieth’s 2017 Newmarket Handicap Odds Drift

11 Mar, 2017

Spieth’s 2017 Newmarket Handicap odds have continued to drift as punters rally around several of his major rivals in this afternoon’s featured sprint at Flemington Racecourse.

Spieth has drifted in 2017 Newmarket Handicap betting markets. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Spieth’s two most recent run have suggested that he is more than capable of a Group …

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 …

Tally has good chance at good odds in Australian Cup

Tally has good chance at good odds in Australian Cup

9 Mar, 2017

Trainer John O’Shea is giving Tally a good chance at good odds to win the Group 1 $1.5m Australian Cup (2000m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Tally, above, goes around at double figure odds in the Australian Cup at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Tally is marked as a $17 chance for the Australian Cup …

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 …

Flying Artie out of Newmarket Handicap

Flying Artie out of Newmarket Handicap

7 Mar, 2017

Smart colt Flying Artie is out of contention for the Group 1 $1.25m Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington after a degree of mucus was detected in his lungs after being scoped.

Flying Artie, above in pink and black colours, is out of contention for the Newmarket Handicap at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.…

Moreira to chase more G1 success in Newmarket Handicap

Moreira to chase more G1 success in Newmarket Handicap

6 Mar, 2017

‘The Magic Man’ Joao Moreira, fresh off riding a record eight winners at Sha Tin in Hong Kong on Sunday, is in line to collect another Melbourne Autumn Carnival Group 1 win with Flying Artie in the  $1.25m Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Joao Moreira, above, rides Flying Artie in the Newmarket …

Saturday morning track inspection for Randwick Guineas Day

Saturday morning track inspection for Randwick Guineas Day

3 Mar, 2017

Racing New South Wales stewards will make a final decision if the Randwick Guineas Race Day will go ahead when they inspect the track on Saturday morning.

Comin’ Through, above in yellow colours, is the favourite for the Randwick Guineas at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Randwick track was rated a heavy 9 …

From Within to go forward from wide barrier in Reisling Stakes

From Within to go forward from wide barrier in Reisling Stakes

3 Mar, 2017

Trainer Chris Waller is not worried about a wide barrier for From Within in the Group 2 $300,000 Affinity Shopping Reisling Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on and expects the speedy filly to ping the gates.

From Within, above, will go forward from the outside barrier in the Reisling Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.…