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Appleby hoping to emulate Spring Success in the Autumn

Appleby hoping to emulate Spring Success in the Autumn

24 Nov, 2016

Godolphin’s English trainer Charlie Appleby is hoping to emulate his Spring Carnival success when he returns to Australia for the rich 2017 Sydney and Melbourne Autumn Carnivals.

Qewy, above, was one of five winners for trainer Charlie Appleby during the 2016 Melbourne Spring Carnival. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Appleby has indicated that none of …

2017 Sydney Cup an Option for Excess Knowledge

2017 Sydney Cup an Option for Excess Knowledge

23 Nov, 2016

Co-trainer Adrian Bott has revealed that talented stayer Excess Knowledge will be set for a campaign through the forthcoming 2017 Autumn Carnival, which could culminate in an appearance in a race like the Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m).

Excess Knowledge may be set for the 2017 Sydney Cup. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Excess Knowledge has …

Charlevoix to take on WFA in Zipping Classic

Charlevoix to take on WFA in Zipping Classic

8 Nov, 2016

Track specialist Charlevoix is set to step up dramatically in class and distance when he tackles weight for age for the first time in the Group 2 $300,000 Zipping Classic (2400m) at Sandown on Saturday.

Charlevoix, above, will tackle weight for age for the first time when he lines up in the Zipping Classic at …

No Almandin in Zipping Classic causes market reshuffle

No Almandin in Zipping Classic causes market reshuffle

8 Nov, 2016

Three year old So Si Bon and eight year old stayer Hot Shot Thebarman are the new joint favourites for the Group 2 $300,000 Zipping Classic (2400m) at Sandown on Saturday following the announcement that the Melbourne Cup winner Almandin won’t be there.

Who Shot Thebarman, above, is the joint favourite with So Si Bon …

2016 Melbourne Cup Form: Waller’s 2 ready to run the 2 mile

2016 Melbourne Cup Form: Waller’s 2 ready to run the 2 mile

31 Oct, 2016

Who Shot Thebarman and Grand Marshal are proven two milers and Chris Waller has them both primed and ready to tackle the 3200m of the Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup at Flemington today.

Grand Marshal, red and yellow sleeves, beat stablemate Who Shot Thebarman, orange and white, in the Moonee Valley Gold Cup. Photo …

McDonald Confident Hartnell Will Be The Melbourne Cup Winner

McDonald Confident Hartnell Will Be The Melbourne Cup Winner

31 Oct, 2016

The 2016 Melbourne Cup winner will be declared on Tuesday afternoon and jockey James McDonald it will be Hartnell that salutes in the Group 1 event at Flemington.

Hartnell is currently on top of 2016 Melbourne Cup betting markets. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Hartnell stamped himself as Melbourne Cup favourite with a string of …

2016 Melbourne Cup Odds Update: Gallante The Value

2016 Melbourne Cup Odds Update: Gallante The Value

31 Oct, 2016

Proven two miler Gallante has had some friends in the betting and is now marked at $51 for the Group 1 $6m Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington today and co-owner Lloyd Williams believes that he is still well over the odds at his current quote.

Gallante led from start to finish to take out …

Grand Marshal On Track For Melbourne Cup After Moonee Valley Cup Win

Grand Marshal On Track For Melbourne Cup After Moonee Valley Cup Win

22 Oct, 2016

Grand Marshal will head to the 2016 Melbourne Cup after he produced a strong staying performance in the Moonee Valley Cup this afternoon.

Grand Marshal, red and yellow, beats stablemate Who Shot Thebarman, orange and white, in the Moonee Valley Gold Cup. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Moonee Valley Cup was set up for …

Who Shot Thebarman firms in Metropolitan betting

Who Shot Thebarman firms in Metropolitan betting

30 Sep, 2016

Proven stayer Who Shot Thebarman has been well supported in early betting in the lead up to the Group 1 $750,000 McGrath Estate Agents Metropolitan (2400m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Who Shot Thebarman, above, has been firm in the betting for the Metropolitan at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Who Shot Thebarman is one …

No Melbourne Cup for Signoff, out for the Spring

No Melbourne Cup for Signoff, out for the Spring

29 Sep, 2016

One time Melbourne Cup favourite Signoff is out of the Spring Carnival after failing to respond to treatment for a leg injury quickly enough.

Signoff, above, is out of contention for the 2016 Melbourne Cup at Flemington. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Signoff had been at the top of the market order at $17 with Ladbrokes.com.au …