With the Spring Racing Carnival about to get into full swing, Conor Walsh analyses five of the best international horses to look out for.
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.
As the odds-on favourite, So You Think has commanded most of the attention ahead of the Cox Plate, but as Evan Harding writes, there are some high-class thoroughbreds ready to spoil the party.
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.
With the Melbourne spring racing carnival now in full swing, here’s Ben Asgari’s guide for first-time racegoers. And when you’ve read this, check out Ben’s Cup Day preview.
Will Whobegotyou consolidate his status as Australia’s best horse? Could trainer Bart Cummings follow up his Caulfield Cup quinella with a win for three year-old So You Think? Upstart’s racing writer Ben Asgari previews Australia’s most prestigious weight-for-age contest.
It’s one of the big three races of Melbourne’s Spring Carnival, and this year the result is as hard to predict as Melbourne’s weather. But upstart’s racing writer Ben Asgari believes that Cima de Troimphe will triumph.
While many uni students are hooked on footy and cricket, Ben Asgari spends every Saturday at the track. With the Melbourne spring racing carnival about to wrap up, here’s his guide for first-timers racegoers.