Early betting moves Victoria Derby Day 2016

  • by Mike Steward

The start of the Flemington Spring Carnival is upon us with the Group 1 Victoria Derby, the grand final for three-year-old thoroughbreds, getting top billing on the best race day of the year. The Derby is held under set weight conditions over the 2500m course, with $1,500,000 in prize money up for grabs.

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Victoria Derby 2016 Racing Preview

  • by Mike Steward

The start of the Flemington Spring Carnival is upon us with the Group 1 Victoria Derby, the grand final for three-year-old thoroughbreds, getting top billing on the best race day of the year. The Derby is held under set weight conditions over the 2500m course, with $1,500,000 in prize money up for grabs.

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Myer Classic 2016 Race Preview

  • by Mike Steward

Race six on Victoria Derby Day is the Group 1 Myer Classic. Formerly known as the Empire Rose Stakes this 1600m race is held under weight-for-age conditions for fillies and mares. In 2015 Politeness ($19) took the prize after sitting three deep with cover towards the rear of the field as they turned for home, she glided up to the leading horses at the 200m mark, and went on to beat Fenway ($26) and Azkadellia ($11).

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Coolmore Stud Stakes 2016 Race Preview

  • by Michael Gannon

This is one for the ages! A field of ten runners will be charging down the Flemington straight over the 1200m. Six of the ten runners are genuine wining chances with the bottom 4 runners making up the numbers.

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2016 NRL- Grand Final - how it goes

  • by Michael Gannon

This Sunday evening the 2016 NRL season comes to an end with the Cronulla Sharks facing off against the Melbourne Storm at ANZ Stadium.

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2016 AFL Grand Final - the last word

  • by Michael Gannon
AFL Grand Final 2016

The Sydney Swans and Western Bulldogs will do battle on the first Saturday of October, with the Swans looking to win its third premiership since they moved north of the border and the Bulldogs attempting to break what is currently the AFL's longest premiership drought of 62 years since they last won the flag in 1954.

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Turnbull Race Stakes 2016 Preview

  • by Mike Steward
Betting Odds at Flemington

It's Footy Finals day in Melbourne on Saturday which means Turnbull Stakes Day is on Sunday. Flemington hosts a nine race program full of stakes races and highlighted by the Group 1 Turnbull Stakes run over 2000m.

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Epsom Handicap 2016 Race Preview

  • by Mike Steward
Betting Odds at Randwick

It's Epson Handicap day on Saturday, the richest race program on the Sydney Spring racing calendar. The Epsom is a great form race for some of the big races to follow in Melbourne throughout the Spring. Last year's winner Winx went on to win the WS Cox Plate in her following race. Prior to that Boban, who won in 2013, was successful in Melbourne thereafter, winning the Group 3 Moonga Stakes, the Group 2 David Jones Cup and the Group 1 Emirates Stakes.

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