Dark Destroyer all class in Bonecrusher Stakes

A downgrade in the Matamata track due to persistent rain on the day played right into the hands of local runner Dark Destroyer (NZ) (Proisir) as the promising galloper delivered a gritty victory in the day’s feature event, the Gr.3 Mitchell Family Bonecrusher Stakes (1400m). Sent out a warm $2 favourite after the late scratching of his well-fancied stablemate Karman Line (NZ) (Myboycharlie) due to the downgrade from a Dead4 to a Slow8 track surface, the Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott-trained son of Proisir showed plenty of heart as he…

Dark Destroyer all class in Bonecrusher Stakes

A downgrade in the Matamata track due to persistent rain on the day played right into the hands of local runner Dark Destroyer (NZ) (Proisir) as the promising galloper delivered a gritty victory in the day’s feature event, the Gr.3 Mitchell Family Bonecrusher Stakes (1400m). Sent out a warm $2 favourite after the late scratching of his well-fancied stablemate Karman Line (NZ) (Myboycharlie) due to the downgrade from a Dead4 to a Slow8 track surface, the Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott-trained son of Proisir showed plenty of heart as he…

Dark Destroyer all class in Bonecrusher Stakes

A downgrade in the Matamata track due to persistent rain on the day played right into the hands of local runner Dark Destroyer (NZ) (Proisir) as the promising galloper delivered a gritty victory in the day’s feature event, the Gr.3 Mitchell Family Bonecrusher Stakes (1400m). Sent out a warm $2 favourite after the late scratching of his well-fancied stablemate Karman Line (NZ) (Myboycharlie) due to the downgrade from a Dead4 to a Slow8 track surface, the Lance O’Sullivan and Andrew Scott-trained son of Proisir showed plenty of heart as he…

Lock keeps the faith with temperamental mare

Trainer Peter Lock admits he has plenty of battles with progressive mare Faithful Feat (NZ) (Per Incanto) and is hoping he has won the war after she made it back-to-back wins with a comprehensive victory at Matamata on Saturday. The daughter of Little Avondale Stud-based stallion Per Incanto relished the Slow7 track conditions as she bolted clear in the home straight for rider Matt Cameron, taking out the Stella Artois 1500 Championship Qualifier (1400m) by a comfortable three length margin. Lock was keen to see his charge continue to make…

Belardo Boy only winner as Trentham abandoned

The Lisa Latta-trained Belardo Boy (NZ) (Belardo) made the most of an abbreviated race meeting at Trentham on Saturday when he stormed to victory in the opening event. The Lisa Latta-trained three-year-old took advantage of a rails-hugging ride by Danielle Johnson to produce a powerful home straight sprint which saw him collar the pace-making Lady Koval (American Pharoah) in the shadows of the post to register his second career victory. Fears for the meeting quickly became apparent as the jockeys returned to scale, with video replays showing the Mike Breslin-rained…

Daily Mail: ‘Ruby’ to sparkle at The Meadows

G1 Bold Trease placegetter Mepunga Ruby is expected to boost her strike rate this evening at The Meadows. G1 Melbourne Cup finalists Tiberia Bale and Jepara are in action along with G3 Shootout placegetter McCooly’s Lad. Early at Ballarat, Angus Rhode v G3 Provincial Plate winner Hennessey v Bareki clash in the first Goldfields Cup heat, while dual G2 country cup winner Yozo Bale features in the second heat. Dale Code’s Predicted Market FirmerMEPUNGA RUBYTAB fixed odds at 8:30am: $1.25 Win The Meadows Race 4 Box 2 7:37pm Form https://watchdog.grv.org.au/meeting/666540437/race/4…

Today’s horse racing tips & best bets | December 4, 2021

Horse racing around the country sees 14 meetings being held on this Saturday afternoon headlined by the Group 1 Kingston Town Classic at Ascot. Our racing analysts here at horsebetting.com.au have found you a couple of bets and quaddie numbers for the meetings being conducted at Ascot, Pakenham, Rosehill, Doomben & Morphettville. Saturday Racing Tips – December 4, 2021 Ascot Racing Tips Pakenham Racing Tips Rosehill Racing Tips Doomben Racing Tips Morphettville Racing Tips Featured Races 2021 Kingston Town Classic – Ascot Race 8 As always there a plenty of…

Hat-trick in the offing for It’s All About Faith

By Joshua Smith, Harness News Desk A hat-trick of wins is on the line for Group One winner It’s All About Faith when he lines-up in The Crossing – Fashion Starts Here Mobile Pace (1980m) at Addington Raceway on Saturday. The Mark Purdon and Hayden Cullen-trained colt had a perfect New Zealand Cup week, winning on both days of the meeting, and after a quick freshen-up he is ramping up for some key targets. “He seems to be in a good place. His Cup Week form was super,” Mark Purdon…

Selections | Addington – Today – Saturday

Trottech’s selections for Addington tonight – Saturday Dec 4.     Head to www.tab.co.nz to place your bet! Race TrottechForm Analyst  Race 15.56pm 9 Cut N Run 2 Anything Goes7 Rick Ranger1 Best Trio    Race 26.30pm 5 Cover Girl 13 Franco Stefan  1 Hiranya  2 Mitsi Gaynor    Race 37.02pm 7 Regal Sierra   2 Paramount Express 8 Minnie McGoogan5 Brother Love   Race 47.30pm 8 American Pride 6 The Dominator    5 I Dream Of Jeannie 3 Andoverlov     Race 57.55pm 18 Cyrus7 Don’t Write Me Off 1 Nikol Franco12 Boom   Race 68.20pm 7 It”s All About Faith 5 Steel The…