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Stradbroke Handicap moved to Doomben in Winter Carnival overhaul

Stradbroke Handicap moved to Doomben in Winter Carnival overhaul

29 May, 2017

The Group 1 $1.5m Stradbroke Handicap will be run at Doomben this year as a result of a last minute overhaul of the Brisbane Winter Carnival major race days.

Clearly Innocent, above, is the favourite for the Stradbroke Handicap at Doomben. Photo by Steve Hart.

Earlier today Racing Queensland transferred Saturday’s Queensland Oaks meeting to …

Pygmy taking big step up in class in Queensland Oaks

Pygmy taking big step up in class in Queensland Oaks

29 May, 2017

Restricted class filly Pygmy will be taking a big step up in class when she competes in the Group 1 $500,000 Treasury Brisbane Queensland Oaks (2200m) at Doomben on Saturday.

The Chris Waller trained Egg Tart, above in green and red colours, is one of the top chances in the Queensland Oaks at Doomben. Photo …

Clearly Innocent will carry the top weight in 2017 Stradbroke Handicap

Clearly Innocent will carry the top weight in 2017 Stradbroke Handicap

29 May, 2017

Last Saturday’s Group 1 Kingsford-Smith Cup winner Clearly Innocent will carry the top weight for the Group 1 $1.5m Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm on June 10.

Clearly Innocent, above, looks likely to carry the top weight in the Stradbroke Handicap. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Kris Lees trained Clearly Innocent was allocated 55.5kg …

Jungle Edge to push on towards Stradbroke Handicap

Jungle Edge to push on towards Stradbroke Handicap

29 May, 2017

Trainer Mick Bell’s tough sprinter Jungle Edge will push on towards a start in the Group 1 $1.5m Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm on June 10.

Jungle Edge, above, will go on to run in the Stradbroke Handicap. Photo by Steve Hart.

Jungle Edge collected another $140,000 in prizemoney when he ran second to …

2017 Queensland Oaks to be run at Doomben

2017 Queensland Oaks to be run at Doomben

29 May, 2017

Doomben will host the running of the Group 1 $500,000 Treasury Brisbane Queensland Oaks for the second time in three years this Saturday following Racing Queensland’s decision to transfer it away from Eagle Farm.

Egg Tart, above in green and red colours, is the favourite for the Queensland Oaks at Doomben. Photo by Jenny Barnes.…

No Stradbroke Handicap for Black Heart Bart

No Stradbroke Handicap for Black Heart Bart

29 May, 2017

Five times Group 1 winner Black Heart Bart will be sent for break and will be out of contention for the Group 1 $1.5m Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm on June 10.

Black Heart Bart, above, will be spelled before being prepared for the Spring Carnival. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Black Heart Bart …

New venue to be decided for Queensland Oaks

New venue to be decided for Queensland Oaks

29 May, 2017

The Brisbane Racing Club are set to challenge Racing Queensland today after the governing body announced yesterday that the Group 1 $500,000 Treasury Brisbane Queensland Oaks (2400m) will not be run at Eagle Farm this Saturday.

The Darren Weir trained Kenedna, above, is one of the top fancies for the Queensland Oaks. Photo by Jenny …

Queensland Guineas Next for Fred Best Classic Winner Niccanova

Queensland Guineas Next for Fred Best Classic Winner Niccanova

27 May, 2017

Niccanova has produced a superior turn of foot to beat Sylpheed in the Group 3 Fred Best Classic (1400m) at Eagle Farm this afternoon; the final race on 2017 Darley Kingsford-Smith Classic Day.

James Orman piloted Niccanova to success in the Fred Best Classic at Eagle Farm this afternoon. Photo: Daniel Costello

Niccanova was settled …

2017 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup Results: Clearly Innocent Dominant

2017 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup Results: Clearly Innocent Dominant

27 May, 2017

Clearly Innocent has been crowned the 2017 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup winner at Eagle Farm this afternoon after producing a massive turn of foot late to beat a brave Jungle Edge.

Clearly Innocent (pictured winning at Scone) is the 2017 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup winner. Photo: Steve Hart

Jumping from the gates well, the Not A Single …

Eckstein is the Glenlogan Park Stakes Winner

Eckstein is the Glenlogan Park Stakes Winner

27 May, 2017

Canberra mare Eckstein has produced an impressive turn of foot in the final straight at Eagle Farm this afternoon to win the Group 3 Glenlogan Park Stakes (1300m).

Eckstein (pictured winning at Randwick) beat a talent-stacked field in this afternoon’s Group 3 Glenlogan Park Stakes. Photo: Steve Hart

The I Am Invincible filly has gone …