Sertorius is a tough 7-year-old who’s going to have his say over the course of the Melbourne Spring – most likely there’s a run in the Caulfield Cup on the cards for him in 2014 – but he’s coming off a pretty intense Autumn campaign this year, and that will be reflected in the Racing odds ahead of the Memsie Stakes this weekend.
But Sertorius’ trainer Jamie Edwards is taking a realistic approach to the Memsie Stakes this year, in the knowledge that Read the rest of this entry »Read more »
In action this weekend in the Run To The Rose, Brazen Beau will be out for revenge against Almalad for the J.J. Atkins they contested back in June. But the sights of her trainer Chris Waller will be set on bigger prizes beyond the Run To The Rose, so he’s looking for his charge to show improvement this weekend, and to make an impact on those Racing odds through the Melbourne Spring.
The first obvious target beyond the Run To The Rose will be Read the rest of this entry »Read more »
The field for the Memsie Stakes this weekend is looking strong, and it’s likely to be a great early indicator of the horses who are going to be bagging the wins and the headlines in the 2014 Melbourne Spring – not to mention having an effect on the Racing odds that you’ll see at the end of that link there.
But there’s one horse who won’t be making an appearance in the Memsie Stakes, and it’s a big disappointment not only for his trainer Gary Portelli, but for all the punters who were looking forward to Read the rest of this entry »Read more »
The column inches devoted to Almalad are piling up, and we’re not even into September yet! He’s the horse causing a real stir in the run-up to the 2014 Melbourne Spring, and he’s going to be a feature of the Racing odds we’ve got for you between now and the big races coming up. The next chance to see him in action – and to gauge how you think he’s going to go in the Spring Season – is this weekend, in the Run To The Rose.
And he could well be Read the rest of this entry »Read more »
There might only be a few rounds left, but there’s been no let-up in the intensity of the NRL games coming your way – in fact, it’s building up to a thrilling finish that will see the scrap for the top four hotting up, and the battle for that eighth place on the ladder as close as ever. We’ve got all the odds for Round 25 for you at the other end of that link, but it’s maybe time to start thinking ahead to the finals, too, so we’ve got all sorts of NRL odds for you to look over.
The Storm face a tough test in Round 25 when they Read the rest of this entry »Read more »
All eyes will be on the Run To The Rose at the weekend, as the race could be key influence not just on the Racing odds of the horses who contest the Golden Rose, but crucial to deciding which horses make it to Royal Randwick on September 13th.
Most of the press attention will likely be on Gai Waterhouse-trained prospect Almalad, who comes into the race unbeaten and as one of the early favourites. He’s a great prospect for the Melbourne Spring, and Waterhouse has been busy getting everybody excited about him in the run-up to the Season – that excitement will Read the rest of this entry »Read more »
The 2014 Memsie Stakes nominations suggest that it will be a star-studded race, and a decent first look at some of the horses that will feature heavily in the Racing odds as we go through the Melbourne Spring. Messene is the horse with the shortest odds beside his name on Sportsbet as of today, but there are Read the rest of this entry »Read more »
We said in our last article that Round 23 features half a dozen games that will break the hearts of some fans and send others into raptures – it’s that time of the season. We’ve got all the odds for Round 23, of course, including all of those make-or-break games, but there’s much more on offer, too, on our AFL odds page, from futures for the finals to all the betting markets for Read the rest of this entry »Read more »
In a run-out ahead of the Memsie Stakes this weekend, Silent Achiever didn’t put a foot wrong, and trainer Roger James can afford to be well pleased with his prospect’s progress ahead of a Melbourne Spring Season in which she could have a big impact on the Racing odds.
On the course proper at Cambridge in New Zealand, Silent Achiever put in a good 1200m, and James was pleased to talk to the press about her chances in the Spring: ‘the main aim is the Melbourne Cup and we have set our sights on Read the rest of this entry »Read more »
It’s an exciting field packed with emerging talent that will contest the 2014 Run To The Rose this weekend (Saturday the 30th), and the way this race pans out could have a real impact not only on the Racing odds as they shape up for the Melbourne Spring, but also on the route a few of the most-fancied horses will take through the Spring Festival.
Grabbing the headlines in the Read the rest of this entry »Read more »