Caulfield Cup favourite Glencadam Gold has drawn a wide barrier, giving trainer Mark Kavangh his best chance for a Caulfield Cup win with December Draw.
Green Moon looks the one to beat in the Cox Plate, while Buffering will run around as an odds-on favourite for Friday night’s Manikato Stakes.
Our racing guru Ben Asgari chats to legendary jockey Damien Oliver and respected trainer Troy Corstens ahead of tomorrow’s Derby Day. He also provides Ben Waterworth with his tips for the big day.
Horse Racing purists and punters are licking their lips at the awesome field assembled for the 2011 Cox Plate. Ben Waterworth and Ben Asgari preview the legendary race, plus the other big races that will be taking place at Moonee Valley on Saturday.
December Draw is set to start as the shortest-priced Caulfield Cup favourite in 45 years. Ben Waterworth and Ben Asgari preview the $2.5 million Group 1 feature, plus the other big races that will be taking place on one of the biggest days on Melbourne’s Spring Racing calendar.
The sound of last Saturday’s final siren in the AFL grand final didn’t just signify the end of another footy season, but also the beginning of another exciting spring carnival of racing. Ben Asgari previews the season’s opening weekend.
Some say Black Caviar is the best horse the world has seen since Phar Lap in the 1930s. Ben Asgari pays tribute to the great mare and previews her chances of making it 13 wins from 13 starts in the BTC Cup on Saturday.
Can the Pies go back-to-back? upstart’s AFL experts think they can as we give our predictions for the 2011 season.
After a few years hovering at the bottom of the AFL ladder, Melbourne is finally ready to challenge for a top eight position. Ben Asgari previews the Demons’ prospects for the 2011 season as upstart continues its countdown to the start of the footy season.
Can racing’s greatest nine year-old horse make it a fourth Sandown Classic in a row? With his brolly and binoculars at the ready, Ben Asgari previews the final day of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.
With the best weather of the week forecast and a hotly-anticipated clash between two of the best horses in the world on the menu, the final day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival is set to be anything but the wind-down that it has always been. Ben Asgari takes us through Saturday’s Emirates Stakes Day meeting.
Oaks Day, the most stylish day of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival as it is officially Ladies Day. Ben Asgari puts fashion aside and previews the races.
The Melbourne Cup’s 150th running is shaping up as one of the race’s most memorable contest. And Ben Asgari predicts that despite the overwhelming sentiment behind Bart Cummings and So You Think, it could be someone else’s lucky day.
Rain or shine, and it will most probably be rain by the bucketload this year, Derby Day is Australia’s best day of racing. Ben Asgari gives his verdict on the outcomes of the nine-event program that includes Victoria’s staying classic for three year-olds.
So you think you’ve seen the best this spring racing carnival has to offer? Not yet, says Ben Asgari in this preview of Australia’s weight-for-age championship at Moonee Valley on this afternoon.
Can last year’s Melbourne Cup winner add the country’s second-richest staying race to his growing list of conquests? Ben Asgari previews what could be a ‘shocking’ result to the 2010 Caulfield Cup.
The Caulfield Guineas has long been one of Australia’s most prestigious races for three year-olds, and it’s just one of the highlights of today’s nine-event card. Ben Asgari previews a day where perhaps the biggest certainty is sunny spring weather in Melbourne.
Ryan Jon hosts UPCAST episode 10, talking about the Spring Racing Carnival with racing guru Ben Asgari and the AFL coaching merry-go-round with Sports Editor Evan Harding.