Horse Racing

2018 Surround Stakes – Preview and Tips

This years edition of the Surround Stakes is its first under Group 1 status. Held at Royal Randwick, it’s a 1400 metre race for three-year-old fillies and features a touch… more

March 1, 2018 : • No Comments

2018 Australian Guineas – Preview and Tips

This is an extremely good field that assembles at Flemington for the 2018 edition of the Australian Guineas. The field includes three Group 1 winners in Mighty Boss, the Kiwi… more

March 1, 2018 : • 1 Comment

2018 Chipping Norton Stakes – Preview and Tips

It’s a reasonably small field of nine that gather for Saturday’s Chipping Norton Stakes at Randwick. Surely there can be only one? Yes, a phrase muttered on that old 80’s… more

March 1, 2018 : • No Comments

2018 Oakleigh Plate – Preview and Tips

Oakleigh Plate, Caulfield Tips 1400m The Oakleigh Plate is a bit like the preceding Blue Diamond Stakes, a huge field over the mad-dash distance of 1100 metres. All eyes will… more

February 22, 2018 : • 1 Comment

2018 Blue Diamond Stakes – Preview and Tips

Blue Diamond Stakes, Caulfield Tips 1200m The first Group 1 event for two-year-olds kicks off with the Blue Diamond Stakes contested at Caulfield this Saturday. It’s a big field, a… more

February 22, 2018 : • 2 Comments

2018 Futurity Stakes – Preview and Tips

Futurity Stakes, Caulfield Tips 1400m The Futurity Stakes is more or less, a repeat of the C.F Orr Stakes from two weeks ago. Same track, same distance, and even some… more

February 22, 2018 : • 1 Comment

2018 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes – Preview and Tips

Black Caviar Lightning Stakes, Flemington Tips 1000m The first of 2018’s Group 1 races at Flemington is the 1000m mad-dash Lightning Stakes. Named in honour of the great sprinting mare… more

February 16, 2018 : • 1 Comment

2018 Ladbrokes CF Orr Stakes – Preview and Tips

Ladbrokes CF Orr Stakes, Caulfield Tips 1400m The first of 2018’s Group 1 races gets us underway for the upcoming Autumn meetings throughout Australia. The traditional lead-off race is the… more

February 7, 2018 : • 2 Comments

2017 Darley Classic – Preview and Tips

Darley Classic, Flemington Tips 1200m Many of these gallopers last caught up with each other trying to scale the biggest mountain in Australian horse racing. That was The Everest; some… more

November 10, 2017 : • 2 Comments

2017 Emirates Stakes – Preview and Tips

Emirates Stakes, Flemington Tips 2000m The VRC sure know how to trip up punters. The Emirates Stakes previously was run over a mile. Now, they’ve moved it to Derby Day,… more

November 10, 2017 : • 1 Comment