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IASbet favours Scenic Shot in Perth Cup betting

Scenic Shot has flown to the top of the early horse racing betting markets for the Perth Cup on New Year's Day.

Scenic Blast on course for betting upset in Hong Kong

The horse Scenic Blast may well deliver another upset when he races on Sunday week in Hong Kong.

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O’Shea has new Australian horse racing star

John O’Shea, a trainer who is making a habit of training promising young horses that tend to cause a stir in the big races, is set to introduce a new challenger to the field that should make a big splash in the world of horse racing betting.

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Laing to take his horses south due to jumping ban

Robbie Laing has said that he will look elsewhere if the new ban by Racing Victoria Ltd stands in relation to jump racing of horses.

Jeteven could run on Saturday

The racer Jeteven could be in the running for this weekend’s Redelva Handicap.

Williams to attend Japan horse racing series event

Australian jockey Craig Williams will be representing his country at the famous World Super Jockey Series.

Sniper's Bullet has chance at Kingston

Sniper's Bullet is looking to run for a great double when he takes on the field in the Kingston Town Stakes.

Winterbottom barrier draw announced

The barrier draw has been announced for the Winterbottom Stakes race this weekend in Perth.

Lucky Secret to be raced by Rawiller

Top jockey Nash Rawiller will face a defining moment when he races Lucky Secret this weekend in the Winterbottom Stakes.

The Sunday racing preview

Meetings at Goulburn and Cranbourne provide the racing highlights today, with the latter hosting the Sunday BIG6 Country Showcase.

Thorn Dancer trainer hopes for better luck

Thorn Dancer trainer Frank Maynard is hoping his colt has better luck in the Carlton Mid Handicap on Saturday than he did last weekend.

Father and son hope for brace of Eclipse Stakes wins

A father and son partnership is hoping to clinch their second Eclipse Stakes in a row at Betfair Park Sandown today.

Sniper's Bullet will be aiming for the front

Sniper's Bullet could run a bold and direct tactical race in tomorrow's $1 million Railway Stakes, according to reports.

'Puff' could have plenty of blow for Goulburn today

Randwick trainer Pat Webster says the horse known as 'Puff' is in good form going into the $50,000 Hibernian Hotel Goulburn Cup today.

Hayes hopeful about Perth chances

Twenty years ago, David Hayes rode Better Loosen Up to victory in the 1600m Railway Stakes.

Locals could have the edge in Railway Stakes

Local horses could have the edge in the Railway Stakes at Ascot on Saturday, one Perth trainer has said.

‘Forget last run’ Megatic trainer urges punters

‘Forget it’ is the message from Megatic trainer Albie Beckett for punters concerned about the horse’s last start failure.

Angel could be far from Clueless on Saturday

Jockey Glen Boss has been confirmed as the partner for filly Clueless Angel for Saturday’s Carbine Club of WA Stakes.

Ortensia confirmed for Railway Stakes

Ortensia has been confirmed as a starter in the $1 million Railway Stakes on Saturday after trainer Tony Noonan put the horse through track work on Tuesday.

Gold Salute confirmed as early Railway Stakes favourite

Gold Salute has been installed as the 4.40 favourite for the group 1 Railway Stakes this weekend.

Elliotto bursts into Railway Stakes contention

Five-year-old Elliotto has shouldered his way into the $1 million Railway Stakes after winning the 1500m R.J. Peters Stakes at Ascot.

Sunday horse racing preview

Racing from Sunshine Coast is among the highlights of a relatively quiet Sunday on Australia's tracks.

Build-up begins for Perth racing highlights

Gold Salute is the expected favourite for the Railway Stakes next Saturday as punters gear up for the Festival of Perth Racing.

Zipping could cloud betting for Sandown Classic

Punters' eyes are likely to be on Zipping tomorrow, regardless of whether or not they have backed the horse, as the eight-year-old goes for three Sandown Classic wins in a row.

Colt out for first win in Sandown Guineas

A promising colt could finally break his winning duck on Saturday when he runs in the group 2 Sandown Guineas.

Eastern horses head west for Railway Stakes

Two horses who failed to get the rub of the green during the spring carnival are heading west for a crack at success in the Perth summer carnival.

Scenic Shot emerges as Sandown Classic betting favourite

The final field for Saturday's group 2 Sandown Classic has been announced, with Scenic Shot at the top of the early betting markets.

Kidnapped likely Sandown Guineas favourite

Kidnapped is emerging as the likely betting favourite for the Sandown Guineas following the gelding's win in the Carbine Club Stakes last month.

Scriven to partner Scenic Shot following ban appeal

Scenic Shot will be piloted by Shane Scriven in the Sandown Classic on Saturday after the jockey appealed a suspension order.

Majestic Music to take on the boys in Sandown Guineas

An eye-catching win for filly Majestic Music seems to have set her up for a strong shot against the boys in the Sandown Guineas on Saturday.

Raffaello could go the distance in Sandown Classic

Mark Kavanagh is looking to build on his outstanding spring by seeing if middle-distance specialist Raffaello can can go the distance in the 2400m Sandown Classic.

Sunday racing preview

Horse racing from Sunshine Coast and Cranbourne provide the turf highlights for Sunday, with the 1500m I Love Frankston Cup appearing at the latter.

Bullet ready to fire in Emirates Stakes on Saturday

Sniper's Bullet will be looking to make good on his experience from the 2008 Emirates Stakes when he takes to the track at Flemington on Saturday.

Vigor ready to regain energy in the Emirates

Confidence in Vigor is high ahead of the stayer's attempt at the the $1 million Emirates Stakes on Saturday.

Emirates Stakes – latest track news and odds

Officials say the Flemington track is still in prime condition heading into the last hectic day of racing betting for the Melbourne Cup Carnival.

Build-up to 2010 Melbourne Cup already underway

The build-up to the 2010 Melbourne Cup has already begun after officials announced the prize money for next year's event was increasing to a record $6 million.

Trainer hopes Glowlamp can shine at last

Trainer Clarry Conners will be hoping his luck changes when Glowlamp runs in the Matriarch Stakes at Flemington on Saturday.

Cummings youngster is Emirates betting favourite

So You Think has been confirmed as the bookies' favourite for the Emirates Stakes on Saturday.

Horse racing hero set to appear on Saturday

The biggest roar for the end of the Melbourne Cup Carnival could be reserved for Apache Cat, appearing in the 1200m Patinack Farm classic.

Livia could be out of Thursday’s racing highlight

Filly Livia is a doubt for the Crown Oaks on Thursday after her trainer spotted a hoof problem and notified officials.

So You Think to appear in racing carnival finale

Saturday's 1600m Emirates Stakes at Flemington will feature Cox Plate winner So You Think as Bart Cummings bids for a sweetener after failing to land his 13th Melbourne Cup.

Faint Perfume firm favourite for Crown Oaks

Thursday's Crown Oaks is the next major stop on the Spring racing carnival ride with bookmakers installing Faint Perfume as the early outstanding favourite.

Melbourne Cup betting round-up

The emergence of Viewed as the narrow favourite is among key developments in the final Melbourne Cup betting markets.

All eyes on Barts's bid for a 13th Cup

Trainer Bart Cummings has attracted all the attention in the build-up to Tuesday's Melbourne Cup, with all three of his runners heavily backed.

Experts divided over Melbourne Cup tips

Horse racing tipsters are divided over who will scoop the $5.5 million Melbourne Cup on Tuesday, with half a dozen horses attracting the experts' attention.

Munsef looking good ahead of Melbourne Cup

Another overseas contender is gearing up to try to take the Melbourne Cup prize pot abroad on Tuesday.

Mornington and Kilmore host Sunday's racing highlights

Victoria will warm down from Derby Day with horse racing at Mornington and Kilmore on Sunday.

Horse racing bookmakers gear up for bumper week

Bookmakers are expecting a massive $1.67 million to be bet on horse racing over the next four days starting with Victoria Derby day on Saturday.

Typhoon Tracy looks to cause a storm in Myer

Peter Moody believes a wide barrier is no problem for mare Typhoon Tracy in the Myer Classic on Saturday.

Melbourne Cup contender monitored by vets

Efficient is being watched closely in the run-up to Tuesday's Melbourne Cup as his stable continues to watch an old foreleg injury.

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