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Blinkers to focus Tangled for Randwick

Blinkers to focus Tangled for Randwick

Chris Waller will use blinkers on talented colt Tangled in a bid to ensure the three-year-old has a smooth run in the Frank Packer Plate at Randwick.

Moss Trip on trial for Queensland trip

Moss Trip on trial for Queensland trip

The Peter and Paul Snowden-trained filly Moss Trip can book a trip to Queensland with a strong showing in the J H B Carr Stakes at Randwick.

Forster's smart thinking helps Archade

Forster's smart thinking helps Archade

Trainer Desleigh Forster's ability to think outside the square has helped Archade make a capacity field for the two-year-old race at Doomben.

Champagne Stakes facts and figures

Champagne Stakes facts and figures

Some statistics on the Group One Champagne Stakes for two-year-olds.

Today's Horse Racing Form Guide

TODAY R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9
Te Aroha (NZ) 15m 55m 1h 35m
Singapore (SGP) 8h 11m 8h 41m 9h 11m 9h 41m 10h 11m 10h 41m 11h 11m 11h 41m
Hamilton (VIC) 21m 1h 1m 1h 41m 2h 21m 2h 51m 3h 21m 3h 51m 4h 21m
Gatton (QLD) 1m 41m 1h 21m 1h 59m 2h 34m 3h 11m 3h 48m
Muswellbrook (NSW) 31m 1h 11m 1h 51m 2h 26m 3h 1m 3h 41m 4h 16m
Cranbourne (VIC) 5h 21m 5h 51m 6h 21m 6h 51m 7h 21m 7h 51m 8h 21m 8h 51m 9h 21m
Canberra (ACT) 11m 51m 1h 31m 2h 11m 2h 46m 3h 26m 4h 1m

Today's Horse Racing
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Today's Betting Tips

Te Aroha (NZ)
Singapore (SGP)
Hamilton (VIC)
Gatton (QLD)
Muswellbrook (NSW)
Cranbourne (VIC)
Canberra (ACT)

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Feature Races

Melbourne Cup

Often referred to as the “race that stops the nation” the Melbourne Cup is recognised as the pre-eminent thoroughbred race in Australia for three-year-olds and above. The cup is held at Flemington Racecourse. Renowned as the richest “two-mile” handicap internationally, the race attracts top thoroughbred horses from all over the world. With $6.2 million in prize money up for grabs, it’s the most prestigious race of the Melbourne Cup Carnival.

Golden Slipper

Held at the Rosehill Gardens Racecourse in Sydney, the Golden Slipper is worth $3.5 million in prize money and is open to two-year-olds. A sprint race, the Golden Slipper is run over a distance of 1200 metres. Known as the richest two-year-old race to be held internationally, access into the Golden Slipper field is highly sought after. There is automatic entry allocated to horses that have won races including Skyline Stakes, Magic Night Stakes, Pago Pago Stakes, Todman Stakes, Sweet Embrace Stakes, Silver Slipper Stakes and the Reisling Stakes.

Cox Plate

A Group 1 thoroughbred race, the Cox Plate is held at the Moonee Valley Racecourse. The race is run in October annually and covers a distance of 2040 metres. With $3 million in prize money available, the Cox Plate is renowned for attracting some of the best weight-for-age horses to be found in Australia and New Zealand. The fourth richest horse race in Australia, the Cox Plate receives close to 200 nominations each year, as one of the most coveted horse racing titles.

Caulfield Cup

One of Australia’s premier horse races, the Caulfield Cup is run over a distance of 2400 metres. The Group 1 thoroughbred race is open to horses from three years and above and offers $3 million in winnings, making it one of the richest handicap races in the world. The race is held at the Caulfield Racecourse annually in October and is one of the earlier races that make up the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. Winners of the Caulfield Cup also gain automatic entry into the Melbourne Cup field. Generally, most of the horses to be nominated for the Melbourne Cup will also run in the Caulfield Cup.