Category: Racing

Behind the barriers: Five bets for Thursday December 13

Good meetings across the board on Thursday, where my main focus is at Coffs Harbour and Warrnambool. Here are my five plays for the afternoon. Bet One- Each Way- Warrnambool Race One Number 5 Sandman Concede the Weir horse is the one to beat, but this bloke looks silly overs. On debut for Mark Greig […]

A mug punter’s guide to the Melbourne Cup

If you want to base your selection on the cold hard statistics of previous Melbourne Cup winners, here’s a guide. The age of your horse Four and five-year-old horses have won the Melbourne Cup more than any other age (44 times each). There are five four-year-old horses in the 2018 race and seven five-year-olds. Handicap […]

Behind the barriers: Five bets for Sunday November 4

Looks to be really competitive racing on Sunday, where I’m keen on a couple at Muswellbrook. Here are my five plays for the afternoon. Bet One- Win- Muswellbrook Race Two Number 9 Bubbles Ball The Kris Lees/Andrew Gibbons combo has been lethal this season and I think they can continue that at the Brook, starting […]

Full Melbourne Cup barrier draw results; Yucatan draws 23

2018 Melbourne Cup favourite Yucatan has been dealt a blow ahead of the big race on Tuesday, ending up in barrier number 23 following the barrier draw event at Flemington Racecourse. The most coveted barrier of all – number five – was actually the first to be picked after Red Cardinal (horse no. 14, Darren […]

How to watch the Victoria Derby online or on TV: Spring racing live stream, TV guide

It’s another big weekend of horse racing, culminating in the Victoria Derby at 2:50pm (AEDT) on Saturday, November 3. This is The Roar’s ultimate guide to live streaming the race online, or watching it on TV. The 2500m race is one of the longest derbies in the country and, taking place on the first day […]

When is the Melbourne Cup barrier draw? Barrier draw start time, live stream, key information

The all-important barrier draw – where starting positions for the horses competing at the 2018 Melbourne Cup – is set to take place at 6:30pm (AEDT) on Saturday, November 3. This is The Roar’s ultimate guide to the barrier draw, including how to live stream the event, or watch it on TV. The Melbourne Cup […]

Randwick Spring Champion Stakes Day: Preview and tips

The Spring Champion Stakes is the last Group 1 of the Sydney spring, and in recent times it’s rare when the race hasn’t had a lasting impact. Last year, Ace High won on his way to taking out the VRC Derby and finishing a nose second in the ATC Derby. He’s one of the favourite’s […]

Moonee Valley: Group 1 Moir Stakes preview and tips

Friday night at Moonee Valley kicks off a huge weekend of Group 1 racing. First off is the Moir Stakes for the sprinters. Saturday sees two great handicaps, the Epsom and Metropolitan as well as the Flight Stakes for fillies take place at Randwick. Sunday brings us back to Melbourne for the Underwood Stakes for […]