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Price's Guineas hand has Grunt

Caulfield trainer Mick Price will be out to build on his already strong hand in next month's Australian Guineas (1600m) when he saddles up a trio of runners in Saturday's Group 3 C.S. Hayes Stakes (1400m) at Flemington.

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Winx $1.40 to go back to back in Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes

The Chris Waller trained mare Winx is considered a better chance to win the 2018 renewal of the $4m, Group 1 WFA Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) at Randwick on April 14th compared to the same time in 2017 - market prices her at $1.40 following official nominations for the race.

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VRC announces Lexus as the new Melbourne Cup Principle Partner

Australia’s premier racing club, the Victoria Racing Club (VRC) announced on Tuesday that global luxury lifestyle brand Lexus is the new Melbourne Cup Principal Partner.

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VRC to welcome new Melbourne Cup Principal Partner

The Victoria Racing will unveil Lexus as their new Melbourne Cup Principal Partner at Flemington Racecourse this morning.

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Monday wagering review

TAB Everest winner Redzel is the dominant $1.80 favourite to win Saturday’s Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes (1000m) at Flemington.

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Rekindling (GB) in Sydney Cup nominations

The Australian Turf Club received 114 nominations on Monday for the $2m, Group 1 Schweppes Sydney Cup (3200m) at Randwick on April 14th including for the winner of the 2017 Group 1 Melbourne Cup, Rekindling (GB), then trained by Joseph O’Brien and now in the Williams stable under their trainer Liam Howley.

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181 nominations for The Star Doncaster Mile

The $3 million The Star Doncaster Mile (1600m) attracted 181 entries (up 30 noms) – easily the largest number of nominations in the last five years of the Group 1 event

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13 nominated for the Black Caviar Lightning Stakes

13 sprinters have been nominated for the Group 1 WFA Black Caviar Lightning Stakes (1000m) at Flemington on Saturday with all resuming for new campaigns - nominations are extended until Tuesday - heading the 13 is the Snowden trained five-year-old Snitzel gelding Redzel with the impressive record of winning his last six starts

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Coolmore will not split star two-year-old's

Coolmore Australia has no intention of keeping apart their best colt and best filly in this month's Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes, according to general manager Michael Kirwan.

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Latest Longines Golden Slipper order of entry

The Australian Turf Club has advised the latest order of entry for the $3.5m, Group 1 Longines Golden Slipper (1200m) at Rosehill on March 24th, as at Monday, February 12th.

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Ipswich meeting on Wednesday transferred to Friday due to heat

Following consultation with Ipswich TC, Australian Trainers Association, SKY and QRIC, Racing Queensland confirmed on Monday the Ipswich TC race meeting scheduled for Wednesday 14 February has been transferred to Friday 16 February.

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14 nominate for the Apollo Stakes

A Winx free Group 2 Apollo Stakes (1400m) at Randwick on Saturday has drawn 14 nominations on Monday with nominations extended until Tuesday for the 2018 renewal of the $250,000 weight-for-age contest.

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Cummings: Kementari may be 'world class'

All the talk at Caulfield revolved around Hartnell on Saturday, but Godolphin trainer James Cummings had reason to be very excited given the return of Kementari at Warwick Farm too.

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Raceday wagering review

The wagering review of Saturday's fixed odds betting for the Breeders' Classic meeting at Warwick Farm, the CF Orr Stakes meeting at Caulfield and Futures market updates - The ever popular Hartnell ($6) landed some big bets in winning the Group One C.F Orr Stakes (1400 metres) - Craig Williams got everything out of the seven-year-old to hold off Single Gaze ($19) which took inside runs all the way home

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Hartnell set for Winx again after Orr win

There could be an eighth edition of the Winx-Hartnell showdown next month in Sydney after Hartnell returned to the group 1 winner’s list in Saturday’s C.F. Orr Stakes at Caulfield.

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Prompt Response adds second Group 2 with Breeders' Class win

Prompt Response added a second Group 2 win to her resume' when Blake Shinn guided the four-year-old Beneteau mare to win the Yarraman Park Breeders’ Classic (1200m) at Warwick Farm on Saturday.

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Super gets Rubiton Cash once again

Super Cash successfully defended her Rubiton Stakes title at Caulfield on Saturday in what is likely to be a cameo role this autumn.

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Onward and upward for Kementari after brilliant Eskimo Prince win

“Onward and upward” was the overriding sentiment offered by jockey Glyn Schofield following the tremendously impressive win of Kementari (by Lonhro) in the Group 3 ATC Aquis Farm Eskimo Stakes (1200m) on Saturday's feature race day in Sydney held out at Warwick Farm.

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Fast filly Books Plate start

Mathew Ellerton has a live chance to win his third Oakleigh Plate (1100m) later this month in the form of emerging sprinter Booker who made a winning return to the track in Saturday’s Group 3 Kevin Hayes Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield.

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She Will Reign zips around The Farm

Gary Portelli’s 2017 Longines Golden Slipper She Will Reign zipped around her home track on Saturday to win the $250,000, Inglis Sprint (1100m) bonus race in effectively a trial as Portelli prepares her for harder tests later in the summer.

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