The action will be hot, literally, for the opening round of the Supercar Championship at Adelaide this week with temperature exceeding 40 degrees, expected across the weekend. It also marks the return to racing of the Ford Mustang, replacing the Ford Falcon, the first time it's lined up on the grid since 1990. Although Mustang have stood tall in recent testing, five-time series Champion Mark Skaife, has reservations about Mustang bringing that form to the track. Read why HERE Shane Van Gisbergen, Scott McLaughlan and Jamie Whincup, are the favourites to take out Round 1, with McLaughlin, the current Supercar Champion, the slight favourite to go back-to-back in the overall. Market.
Winx's attempt at a thirty-first consecutive victory and equally the world record number of Group 1 wins will no doubt dominate the weekend of racing - but there's a sensational support card on offer around the country. The Australian Guineas and Blamey Stakes highlight the Flemington card of racing - with the fillies Mystic Journey and Amphitrite heading the Guineas market at $4.60 and $4.40 respectively.
#mysticjourney??is very well and ready for the Group 1 Australian Guineas on Saturday @FlemingtonVRC. Travels overnight Thursday and arrives in Melbourne Friday morning. Grab the latest from @TrinderAdam at trackwork this morning #betty #bettythejet ?? pic.twitter.com/N7MLxm8i8y— Mystic Journey (TAS) (@mysticjtas) February 26, 2019
We've arrived at the pointy end of the NBL season with the semi-finals kicking off tonight. Brisbane Bullets tackle the Perth Wildcats whilst the Sydney Kings face off against Melbourne United. The markets suggest the Perth and Melbourne will win through and challenge each other for the NBL19 title. For all the latest news on the finals series and NBA - visit our dedicated page
"If they want to target him, they can go ahead."— ESPN Australia & NZ (@ESPNAusNZ) February 27, 2019
.@andrewbogut has backed Jerome Randle to shine in the opening #NBL semi-final clash with Melbourne United tonight as the Sydney star recovers from a glute strain. pic.twitter.com/89aGt1Fp9K'>