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Caulfield Guineas Day – Australia’s current and future stars

Caulfield Guineas Day – Australia’s current and future stars

Caulfield Guineas Day is one of Australia’s greatest race days. Every year, the elite thoroughbreds of Australia compete to establish who is best in class. The day features a smorgasbord of prestigious Group Ones, highlighted by the stallion-making, premier mile race for 3YOs in the country. The Thousand Guineas for fillies The first Group One […]

October 12, 2019 | By More
Turnbull Stakes and Epsom headline Flemington and Randwick

Turnbull Stakes and Epsom headline Flemington and Randwick

The Turnbull Stakes and the Epsom are the main features at Flemington and Randwick today. A total of 4 scheduled Group Ones signal an emphatic return of the Spring racing carnivals, after close of the football seasons. Each week at Villagebet, we offer a unique perspective to form analysis by trying to identify winners based […]

October 5, 2019 | By More
So Si Bon ready for G1 glory in the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes

So Si Bon ready for G1 glory in the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes

The Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes and the George Main Stakes are the two feature Group One’s this weekend. Both offer plenty of value for punters. The 1600m George Main Stakes is a WFA feature in the harbour city. Down south in the Victorian capital, Caulfield hosts the Sir Rupert Clarke, a 1400m handicap. Caulfield feature […]

September 21, 2019 | By More
Makybe Diva Stakes to feature on mystic journey to Cox Plate

Makybe Diva Stakes to feature on mystic journey to Cox Plate

By mid-September in Australia, the Spring Racing Carnival really kicks into gear with the time-honoured Makybe Diva Stakes at Flemington taking centre stage. The G1 Makybe Diva Stakes, known by more experienced racing folk as the Craiglee Stakes, has an auspicious list of winners. Household names such as Dual Choice, Dulcify, Ming Dynasty, Weekend Hussler […]

September 14, 2019 | By More
Enable – champion racehorse returns for third consecutive Arc

Enable – champion racehorse returns for third consecutive Arc

The Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe is less than a month away for punters now. There is a feeling that racegoers are about to witness history in France as the irresistible Enable wins the Group 1 race for the third straight year. The star of Enable has been taken to greater heights this season, but […]

September 8, 2019 | By More
Tatts Tiara provides Group 1 opportunity for future broodmares

Tatts Tiara provides Group 1 opportunity for future broodmares

The $500,000 Tatts Tiara at Eagle Farm, featuring a top quality field, is the final Group One of the season. The race provides a rare opportunity for these fillies and mares to achieve Group One status for their future careers in the breeding barn. The field of 18 runners is wide open so it makes […]

June 22, 2019 | By More
Stradbroke Handicap Day at Eagle Farm

Stradbroke Handicap Day at Eagle Farm

Eagle Farm takes centre stage this weekend with 3 Group 1’s including the iconic feature event, the $1.5M Stradbroke Handicap. What a ripper race the Straddie is this year! A wide-open affair with enormous value for punters. Kiwi visitor and giant killer The Bostonian will attempt to carry top weight of 57kg and win a […]

June 8, 2019 | By More
Queensland Oaks – historical form analysis and betting tips

Queensland Oaks – historical form analysis and betting tips

The Queensland Oaks has been won by some exceptional fillies over the years and a field of 20 is set to contest the 2019 renewal at Doomben. In 2015, a filly by the name of Winx shocked racing fans with her monstrous win in the Queensland Oaks. It was the 2nd leg of a string […]

June 1, 2019 | By More
Historical form analysis for the SA Derby and Doomben 10000

Historical form analysis for the SA Derby and Doomben 10000

The Adelaide racing carnival continues this weekend with the Group 1 South Australian Derby at Morphettville. This is a strong classic race with many chances. In Brisbane, the racing steps up quickly with the running of the Doomben 10000, always a thrilling and wide-open affair. Our unique historical form analysis is here to uncover more […]

May 10, 2019 | By More
Preview of 2019 Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival

Preview of 2019 Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival

Racing’s spotlight shifts to South Australia this weekend for the start of the 2019 Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival. The first day features two outstanding Group 1 races, the Robert Sangster Classic 1200m and the Schweppes Oaks 2000m. The Racing industry in South Australia is struggling through some hard times. However, the racing at the Adelaide […]

May 3, 2019 | By More
The betting ring – the former hub of life on a racetrack

The betting ring – the former hub of life on a racetrack

The days of the betting ring being an integral part of activities on a metropolitan racetrack are long gone. They are now merely a token gesture on the part of raceclubs to entertain those beholden to the past. To stand “on the rails” at Sydney racetracks was an honour bestowed only on the best bookmakers, […]

April 24, 2019 | By More
Castelvecchio storms to victory in Group 1 Randwick mile

Castelvecchio storms to victory in Group 1 Randwick mile

Castelvecchio ($2.90) stormed home for villagebet punters in the Group 1 Champagne Stakes (1600m) at Randwick. The mighty son of Dundeel achieved Group One success and looks certain to carry on achieving success for connections. Castelvecchio recorded the fastest time by a two-year-old over the famous Randwick mile. “He’ll improve out of sight as a […]

April 22, 2019 | By More
Preview of the All Aged Stakes meeting at Randwick

Preview of the All Aged Stakes meeting at Randwick

The All Aged Stakes meeting on Easter Saturday at Randwick concludes a memorable 2019 Sydney autumn racing carnival. Two wide open Group 1 races, the All Aged Stakes (1400m) and the Champagne Stakes (1600m), represent highly competitive racing. The All Aged Stakes is the final “open age” Group 1 of the Sydney autumn and has […]

April 19, 2019 | By More
Winx farewell dominates The Championships Day 2

Winx farewell dominates The Championships Day 2

The Winx farewell race, the $4M Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes, dominated The Championships Day 2 at Randwick. The great mare won her final race to the adoration of the massive crowd and the attention of race fans around the world. Not since Black Caviar have we seen such amazing and emotion-filled scenes on a […]

April 18, 2019 | By More