UPI Horse Racing Weekend Preview

    The weekend racing program features the Sunshine Millions at Gulfstream Park and Kentucky Derby and Oaks preps from sea to shining sea. Breeders' Cup winner Finest City returns to action in California. On the international front, 11-year-old Medicean Man won smartly on Thursday in Dubai. Hong Kong's Sunday program kicks off the important 4-year-old series. Kicking this right off ... Dubai Medicean Man, now 11 years old, rallied smartly down the grandstand side in the final 200 meters to win Thursday evening's Meydan Sobha Trophy, defeating the dead-heating pair of Harry Hurricane and Sir Maximillian by 1 1/2 lengths under apprentice jockey David Parks. The old warrior ran the straight 1,000 meters

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    Tasmanian Oaks target for Wheal Leisure

    The Tasmanian Oaks is an immediate target for lightly raced filly Wheal Leisure after a hard-fought win at Moonee Valley. Giving Michael Dee his first city win as a senior rider, Wheal Leisure made a long run around the field in Saturday's Metcash Handicap (2000m) and fought off the challenge from Presscott. Trainer Archie Alexander said next month's Listed Tasmanian Oaks (2100m) had been the target for Wheal Leisure since she won her maiden at Terang early last month before a fifth at Flemington.

  • Bookie Watch: Derby
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    Bookie Watch: Derby

    We're back! Now that Christmas is over and you've paid for the giant train set, socks, beauty treatments and Commodore 64's it's time to get back to doing what football fans love the most, putting down cheeky fivers at the football. The next chance to do so on Reading comes tomorrow at Derby, so how do the oddsmen think we'll be getting on at Pride Park? All odds are best available and taken from Oddschecker.com on Friday morning and in all seriousness, please do gamble responsibly. #gambleaware Match Result Derby are the strong favourites for this one at odds just a tad below evens at 10/11. Those odds are hardly surprising given they've not lost at home since September 24th and have won six