2020 Australian Guineas Results: Alligator Blood Adds Group 1 to His Resume

Late money came for Alligator Blood at Flemington on Saturday and David Vandyke’s exciting three-year-old did not disappoint. Only a fortnight on from winning the CS Hayes Stakes against New Zealand rival Catalyst, the pair lined up one…

Blamey Stakes Winner Fifty Stars Secures All-Star Mile Slot

Fifty Stars lost no admirers at Flemington on Saturday with a gutsy win to earn a shot at the All-Star Mile. The Group 2 Blamey Stakes winner found himself at the rear of the pack on the final turn, but some patient riding from Craig Williams…

Te Akau Shark devours opposition to win 2020 Chipping Norton Stakes

Kiwi trainer Jamie Richards completed a momentous day at Randwick today when he claimed a second Group 1 with Te Akau Shark winning the $600,000 Chipping Norton Stakes (1600m). Te Akau Shark, above, wins the 2020 Chipping Norton Stakes…

Kiwi filly Probabeel wins 2020 Surround Stakes

A swooping run from the Kiwi filly Probabeel saw her take out the 2020 Group 1 $500,000 Heineken 3 Surround Stakes (1400m) at Randwick today. Probabeel, above, storms home to win the 2020 Surround Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart. Probabeel…

Dawn Dawn sweeps into Coolmore Classic contention with win in Guy Walter Stakes

Backmarker Dawn Dawn swept into Coolmore Classic contention with a near last to first win in the Group 2 $200,000 Guy Walter Proven Thoroughbred Stakes (1400m) at Randwick today. Dawn Dawn, above in the yellow colours, scores a last stride win…

Quackerjack is on target for the Doncaster Mile after Liverpool City Cup win

Randwick 1600m specialist Quackerjack showed that he is on target for the Doncaster Mile with a tough last stride win in the Group 3 $160,000 Liverpool City Cup (1300m) at Randwick today. Quackerjack, above, scores a last stride win in the Liverpool…

Skyline Stakes Winner Mamaragan Books Golden Slipper Ticket on Debut

Two-year-old colt Mamaragan has thrown his name into the hat for the $3.5 million Golden Slipper on March 21 thanks to a very impressive win on debut in the Group 2 Skyline Stakes at Randwick. The John Thompson-trained colt by Wandjina went…

Sweet Embrace Stakes winner Hungry Heart firms in Golden Slipper betting

Champion trainer Chris Waller has his sights set on a Golden Slipper win after Hungry Heart stormed home to win the Group 2 $200,000 Drinkwise Sweet Embrace Stakes (1200m) at Randwick today. Hungry Heart, above in the green colours, races into…

Catalyst holds onto favouritism in 2020 Australian Guineas Betting

Group 1 winning Kiwi three year old Catalyst has held on to favouritism in the betting for the 2020 Group 1 $1m Kennedy Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington today. Catalyst, above, in white and blue colours, is the favourite for the 2020…

Chenier needs the pace on to figure in the finish in the 2020 Australian Guineas

The Anthony Freedman trained Chenier needs the pace to be solid if he is to fight out the finish of the 2020 Group 1 $1m Kennedy Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington on Saturday. Catalyst, above in white and blue colours, is the favourite…

Anaheed challenging for favouritism in 2020 Oakleigh Plate

A brilliant first up win by Anaheed has seen her vying for favouritism for the Group 1 $500,000 Neds Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield on Saturday. Anaheed, above, will have a light weight in the Oakleigh Plate at Caulfield. Photo by Ultimate…

Letzbeglam to get a better run from barrier 3 in 2020 Blue Diamond Stakes

Co-trainer Natalie Young is predicting that her filly Letzbeglam will enjoy a sweet run in Saturday’s Group 1 $1.5m Ned Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield after drawing an inside barrier. Letzbeglam, above, has drawn an inside barrier…

Hanseatic’s pre-race manners on the improve for the 2020 Blue Diamond Stakes

The Anthony Freedman stable can see a marked improvement in Hanseatic’s pre-race manners in the lead up to the 2020 Group 1 $1.5m Ned Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on Saturday. Hanseatic, above in royal blue colours, is showing…

Hanseatic draws the rails in 2020 Blue Diamond Stakes barrier draw

Short priced favourite Hanseatic has drawn the rails in the 2020 Group 1 $1.5m Ned Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on Saturday. Hanseatic, above in royal blue colours, has drawn the rails in the barrier draw for the 2020 Blue Diamond…

Maher and Eustace have 6 runners in 2020 Blue Diamond Stakes field

The Powerful Ciaron Maher and David Eustace stable will saddle up six juveniles in the 2020 Group 1 $1.5m Ned Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on Saturday following the release of the final field today. Away Game, above, is one of six…

Surround Stakes next for Light Fingers Stakes winner Flit

The Group 1 Surround Stakes is there for the taking for Flit after the filly scored a dominant first up win in the Group 2 $200,000 Light Fingers Stakes (1200m) at Randwick today. Flit, above, wins the Light Fingers Stakes at Randwick. Photo…

Australian Guineas Favourite Alligator Blood Passes CS Hayes Stakes Test

Alligator Blood passed the test at Flemington on Saturday winning a thrilling edition of the Group 3 CS Hayes Stakes (1400m), extending his unbeaten run to four. The winning three-year-old had to dig deep in a small field of eight, but the favourite…

Supreme Idea downs Golden Slipper fancies in 2020 Lonhro Plate

Victorian filly Supreme Idea beat off several Golden Slipper fancies to win The Listed $150,000 Darley Lonhro Plate (1000m) at Randwick today. Supreme Idea, above, wins the Lonhro Plate at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart. The Anthony Freedman…

Blue Diamond Not on the Cards for Talindert Stakes Winner Ole Kirk

The Hawkes team look to have a talented colt on their hands in the form of two-year-old Ole Kirk. On the same day Black Caviar made her first appearance at the races in over seven years, Ole Kirk – a cousin to the mighty mare – won…

Sizzling track gallop the Catalyst for Alligator Blood winning C S Hayes Stakes

A Trans Tasman match race is looming between Queensland’s best Alligator Blood and the boom Kiwi Catalyst in the Group 3 $160,000 C S Hayes Stakes (1400m) at Flemington today. Alligator Blood, above, is the favourite for the C S Hayes…

Jumpouts a great way to celebrate Valentine's Day!

Seven of the Neil Dyer Racing team had an unofficial trial at our local track Kyneton this week:Gracious Prospect Fitness told on him near the line but a really pleasing trial Royal RequestJust what we expected from this experienced old campaigner,…