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Harness Racing odds: Australian Drivers Championship

October 17th, 2014 by Pom de Turf

Sydney will next year host the World Driving Championships, and Harness Racing fans all around the globe will be tuning in to watch the very best reinsmen and reinswomen in the sport competing for a very coveted prize. But first of all, there’s the small matter of the Australian Drivers Championship, which is set to determine which of the drivers you see making an impact on the Racing odds week in week out will go on to represent Australian at the World Driving Championships.

And there are some real stars in the line-up. The drivers will Read the rest of this entry »

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Melbourne Cup Odds: La Amistad In Last Chance Saloon?

October 17th, 2014 by Pom de Turf

It’s crunch time for La Amistad as far as the Melbourne Cup is concerned – she needs to perform this weekend or she’ll likely be out of those Racing odds for The Race That Stops A Nation.

It seems like a shame for a horse who has been so highly rated to be flirting with failure at this stage of the Melbourne Spring, but La Amistad has been steadily falling out of favour with punters, and needs to turn in a performance to get things back on track. So look out for Read the rest of this entry »

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Racing Odds: Caulfield Cup Injury Woes

October 17th, 2014 by Pom de Turf

Preparing a racehorse for a huge marquee event like the Caulfield Cup is hard work and there’s more than a little bit of luck required in getting to the start line in peak condition. The rub of the green looks to have been against a few Caulfield Cup hopefuls this week, though, and there will be some names missing from the Racing odds when you check them today by clicking that link…

First of all, there’s Dandino, whose Read the rest of this entry »

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Melbourne Cup Odds: Protectionist Takes Shortest Odds

October 17th, 2014 by Pom de Turf

There’s a new favourite in the Racing odds for the 2014 Melbourne Cup this week, as German import Protectionist’s odds have shortened to the point where he’s the horse to beat.

Taking the mantle from Gai Waterhouse’s The Offer, Protectionist now has odds of $7.00 beside his name. The Offer has slipped to $13.00, and between them you’ll find Japanese stayers Bande and Admire Rakti, and classy prospect Lucia Valentina. Protectionist finds himself Read the rest of this entry »

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Harness Racing odds: Majorly Foxy Styx Back To Racing

October 17th, 2014 by Pom de Turf

After eight months out that must have felt like a lifetime to her owners and trainers, talented Harness Racing star Majorly Foxy Styx is set to make a return to the track and to the Racing odds, hoping to pick up just where she left off on a rising trajectory that could see her at the top of the sport.

And she couldn’t have got a better draw for her return to the track – she’ll be in Barrier 1 when she steps out in the third heat of the Sovereign Beejay Preux Chevalier Mares Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night, and she’s expected by many to Read the rest of this entry »

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Caulfield Cup Odds: Chris Waller Likes The Draw

October 17th, 2014 by Pom de Turf

It’s amazing to think that Chris Waller, with all his success, has yet to claim one of the big four ‘Grand Slam’ races here in Australia. He has yet to have a touch of a trophy from the Caulfield Cup, the Cox Plate, the Melbourne Cup or the Golden Slipper. And he won’t want to be reminded of that, particularly – those are some high-profile gaps in his huge trophy cabinet. With four runners right in amongst the horses with the shortest odds in the Racing odds for the Caulfield Cup at the weekend, though, it could be that Chris Waller is about to Read the rest of this entry »

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Melbourne Cup Odds Changing As The Race Gets Nearer

October 17th, 2014 by Pom de Turf

It doesn’t seem all that long ago that we were talking about the possibility of Gai Waterhouse claiming a second Melbourne Cup in two years, and pointing to her runner The Offer’s early favouritism as her best chance. But things have changed over the course of the Melbourne Spring, and things have certainly changed in the Racing odds you’ll see at the end of the link there.

Not that The Offer is out of the picture by any means. He’s a $12.00 bet on Sportsbet as of today, but there are Read the rest of this entry »

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Caulfield Cup Odds: Bande Proving Popular

October 16th, 2014 by Pom de Turf

Punters aren’t just looking at Japanese stayer Bande for the Melbourne Cup on November 4th, but also to win the Caulfield Cup this weekend. He’s right up there amongst the horses with the shortest odds, too, if you have a look at the Racing odds we’ve got for you at the end of that link. He’ll have a check over by the stewards to get through, but once he gets a clean bill of health he’ll be looking to Read the rest of this entry »

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Harness Racing odds: Poor Draws For Seymour Trio

October 16th, 2014 by Pom de Turf

After a thrilling evening that saw him and his wife watching their Majestic Major come home as a winner, Kevin Seymour would have had high hopes for the Gold Coast Cup at the weekend: he has three runners in the race, and all of them expected to be competitive in the Racing odds. But fate can be cruel, and it’s long odds against a repeat of last weekend’s joy after the barrier draws for the Gold Coast Cup.

Seymour’s three Read the rest of this entry »

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Melbourne Spring Odds: No Caulfield Cup For Red Cadeaux

October 16th, 2014 by Pom de Turf

He’s probably one of the most popular horses around, Red Cadeaux, and he’s incredibly likeable – he has a combination of bravery and talent that has cemented him in the hearts of punters here in Australia, and also staked out his place close to the top of the Racing odds, too. A couple of very close defeats in the Melbourne Cup to date haven’t hurt his profile at all, of course, and he’ll be back for another shot at the trophy in the 2014 edition of the race.

But punters won’t have Read the rest of this entry »

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