Welcome to April 2009 with tonight from Sale (Victoria) and Bendigo (Victoria) with some good from Bendigo with the $26,000 to the winner Group 2 Bendigo Cup final and the Rocky Ridge Farm Goldrush Maiden Final.â€™s free for Sunday 12th
Not the best of night’s tipping last night, but in hindsight if we’d known Wentworth Park was going to havce such a heavy inside bias, we’d have amended quite a few of the . One of the disadvantages of offering up early, sometimes it pays to adapt to the conditions as they change.
The fabulous Bendigo Goldrush Carnival goes in to full swing tonight on the fourth night of racing with four semi finals of the Rocky Ridge Farm Goldrush Maiden and, in stark contrast to last years ordinary turnout; there is eight heats of the Group 2 2009 $26,000 to the winner MTD Bendigo Cup.
Of course despite the weak numbers last years running of the Bendigo Cup started the fabulous run of wins for champion sprinter El Galo, when he went within a .5 of a length of erasing Slater’s Bendigo 430m Track Record and went on to annex the first of four Country Cups that year.
The history making didn’t end with the Bendigo Cup either as last year’s Goldrush Maiden winner, Uncrushable suffered a set back toward the end of last year but has now won 12 of 26 starts and career prizemoney of $38,450; and looked like she was back to her best with an impressive 25.35 last start best of night win at Geelong for trainer Cameron Bahen.
Continue reading Bendigo Cup Heats And Goldrush Maiden Preview
The first Adelaide Cup was held at Waterloo Corner in 1956 and won by the Fred Grimes-owned Oakland Chief. From Waterloo Corner the cup was moved to Bolivar, near the current Globe Derby trotting complex before taking pride of place at South Australia’s headquarters for , Angle Park, in 1972.
Continue reading The History Of The Adelaide Cup
Continue reading Queen Lauryn Claims Her Throne As Australia’s Best Bitch December 2000, Jones sustained horrific injuries when kicked in the face by a thoroughbred.
In a split second, Jones suffered a fractured skull and jaw, and her nose, cheekbones and bones around her eye sockets were smashed to smithereens.
Continue reading Jones Looks For Her Second Traralgon Cup leg â€“ suffered in a football match during the mid-1960s â€“ has proved the catalyst behind Peter Gilesâ€™ myriad triumphs.
Continue reading Moe Maestro Aims For His Fifth Traralgon Cup Lad won the Group 1 Rapidvite National Distance Championship Final (720m) at Wentworth Park in Sydney on Saturday night at just his seventh staying start.
Continue reading Mantra Lad Claims National Distance Title
Tanjil South trainer Peter Giles narrowly won the $6000 final of the Castle of Mey Trophy with greyhound Spences Shadow at Glenview Park, Traralgon on Friday.
Continue reading Giles Claims Castle Of Mey Trophy
Peter Giles proved conclusively that “Black Friday” isn’t unlucky for him, when Paddy’s Flame broke El Galo’s quest for four consecutive country cups in Friday’s Wangaratta Cup final.
Continue reading Paddy’s Flame Too Hot For Wangaratta Cup
Last yearâ€™s Australian Trainer of the Year, Jason Thompson, is chasing his third Group 2 Wangaratta Cup (474m) in four years on Friday night.
Continue reading El Galo To Score His Fourth Country Cup
Paddyâ€™s Flame ($2.60) aptly named after shocking fires that ravaged his home region of Gippsland during his birth, lit up the track on Saturday night to take out the Group 1 Hudson Pacific Maturity Classic at The Meadows.
Continue reading Paddy’s Flame Too Hot For Maturity Final
Itâ€™s been eight years since the â€śMoe maestroâ€ť, Peter Giles, has stood triumphant on the Maturity Classic podium. One of the sportâ€™s most decorated mentors, Giles won the 2000 Maturity Classic with the Queensland-owned Acacia Dee.
Continue reading Can Giles Light The Flame ?
The SportsBet pre post market for the Maturity Classic Semi Finals to be run Saturday has seen some massive changes from the market that existed before the heats..
Continue reading Sportsbet Maturity Classic Market Movers
The SportsBet Maturity Classic Pre Post Market for the heats to be run this Saturday night have had a few market moves and as reported earlier, Knocka Norris and Current Time are doubtful runners.
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SportsBet have just released their 2008 Maturity Classic Pre Post Market for the Maturity Classic Heats">heats to be run this Saturday night. To help find a winner we have free $50 bets to give to new customers at Sportsbet.
Continue reading Maturity Classic Pre Post Odds Market Released
Kel Greenough added another staying feature race to his impressive resume when Just Friends defeated Gunnadoo Magic in the last stride of the $29,000 Group 3 Lizrene Classic at Sandown Park last Thursday night.
Continue reading Just Friends On Track For Sandown Cup
If you thought the sensations were going to stop with the bizarre late scratching of Wilodious Blues, then you were sadly mistaken.
Continue reading Winoki’s Easter To Rain Golden Eggs
El Galo (Where’s Pedro ~ Roxy Reason), the Queensland bred flying machine that was a recent high profile purchase for Jason Thompson and partner Seona Hood, went within a 1/2 length of erasing Slater from the record books last night in the $25,000 to the final winner Bendigo Cup heats">Group 2 Bendigo Cup Heats.
Flying out from the favourable box 1 draw, the 31kg brindle dog went to the first section in an equal best of night 6.32 and then ran strongly through to the second mark in a best of night 12.36, which was 2 3/4 lengths quicker than anything else on the night to that point. Continue reading El Galo Stuns The Bendigo Cup Heats
This Saturday night’s 2008 Golden Easter Egg Semi Finals have been thrown in to turmoil with 4 of the strongest chances all drawn against each other in Semi Final 1. With only two to advance to the $150,000 Group 1 final there will two very unlucky stories to tell no matter which way the chips fall.
The first Semi Final should be a very interesting race and a keen betting venture with 3 of the top 6 favourites in the Sportsbet pre post market plus our highlighted dog, Teaman Titch (Bombastic Shiraz x Call Me Donna) all drawn against each other and all drawn in the inside 5 boxes.
Continue reading 2008 Golden Easter Egg Semi Finals Open With A Cracker