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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
Preview of The Championships Day 2 at Randwick

Preview of The Championships Day 2 at Randwick

Day 2 of The Championships will be one for the ages! Winx will compete in the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes in her final run as a racehorse before she heads off to the breeding barn. An astonishing career that will culminate in her 25th Group 1 victory, making a total of 37 career wins, […]

April 12, 2019 | By More
Monday kickback – The Championships Day 1 Review

Monday kickback – The Championships Day 1 Review

Beautiful sunshine greeted punters on the first day of The Championships at Randwick, which kicks off our Championships Day 1 Review. Extraordinary performances on the racetrack proved that the excitement for a thrilling days racing was not misplaced. The Australian Derby, TJ Smith, Doncaster Mile and Sires’ Produce were the feature G1 events but the […]

April 8, 2019 | By More
Preview of The Championships Day 1 at Randwick

Preview of The Championships Day 1 at Randwick

Sydney autumn racing moves to Royal Randwick for The Championships. One of the key racing programs on the Australian calendar, The Championships see thoroughbreds compete for over $20 million in prize money. The Championships Day 1 features the Group 1 $2 million Australian Derby and the Group 1 $3 million Doncaster Mile. If that’s not […]

April 5, 2019 | By More
Avilius and Verry Elleegant dominate our punting review

Avilius and Verry Elleegant dominate our punting review

Avilius and Verry Elleegant are the highlights in our punting review on Tancred Stakes Day. The meeting was marred somewhat by an avalanche of scratchings due to the heavy ground but the feature events turned in sterling performances. It was a day when our “solid bet” selection, Avilius, cruised to victory in the $1.5M Group […]

April 1, 2019 | By More
Betting tips for the Tancred Stakes meeting at Rosehill

Betting tips for the Tancred Stakes meeting at Rosehill

The Tancred Stakes headlines the final day of the Rosehill Autumn Carnival in Sydney. We have some great betting tips for this exciting race, won previously by exceptional thoroughbreds such as Makybe Diva, Tie The Knot and Octagonal. The $0.5M Vinery Stud Stakes for 3YO fillies is also a fascinating contest with the runners looking […]

March 28, 2019 | By More
Value winners hard to find on Golden Slipper Day

Value winners hard to find on Golden Slipper Day

Golden Slipper day was great for the racing purists but for us punters, good value winners were hard to find. Several short-priced favourites won for the big punters who invested thousands to win a small percentage. Villagebet tipping service found 4 winners but unfortunately, nothing for the small time punters to get excited about. No holiday in the […]

March 26, 2019 | By More
Golden Slipper history points to three chances

Golden Slipper history points to three chances

It’s Golden Slipper Day at Rosehill with 5 Group One races on the program to delight racing fans. The $3.5M Golden Slipper Stakes is the feature, due to run at 4:30pm. As usual, the Golden Slipper is a wide open affair, with the colt Cosmic Force currently favourite at $4.60. Betting odds are likely to […]

March 22, 2019 | By More
Best bets for the All Star Mile and Coolmore Classic

Best bets for the All Star Mile and Coolmore Classic

All eyes are on Flemington, to see how the All Star Mile fits into the scheme of Australian racing. Meanwhile, at Rosehill the fillies and mares provide a very intriguing and competitive race in the G1 Coolmore Classic. Why don’t you try Unibet this weekend? It has the best odds and betting types for punters […]

March 15, 2019 | By More
Precedents abound on Autumn’s Super Saturday

Precedents abound on Autumn’s Super Saturday

The Australian Cup and Newmarket Handicap is the premier big race double on Autumn’s Super Saturday at Flemington. A superb showcase of racing is in store, highlighted by the two prestigious Group Ones, but plenty of other great races are also on the program to feast upon. For the Australian Cup 2000m, the obvious lead […]

March 8, 2019 | By More