News About: 2011 Brisbane Cup

Munce Breaks Glass in Brisbane Cup

Munce Breaks Glass in Brisbane Cup

11 Jun, 2011

Tullamore wins the Brisbane Cup

Chris Munce has taken out his fifth Brisbane Cup with a dominant staying performance aboard the Gai Waterhouse trained Tullamore.

Tullamore was sent out a $10.00 second favourite behind Glass Harmonium, who was even money, and the two engaged in a two horse war down the Eagle Farm straight.

Gai …

Ryan’s Quest For Eagle Farm Double

Ryan’s Quest For Eagle Farm Double

10 Jun, 2011

Gerald Ryan has two main missions at Eagle Farm tomorrow, to bring down Darley in the TJ Smith and conquer the Brisbane Cup.

The two-year-old Group 1’s this season have been dominated by Darley but this will be their toughest challenge yet with Hot Snitzel standing in the way.

He blew them away last start …

Triple Treat For Moroney In Brisbane Cup

Triple Treat For Moroney In Brisbane Cup

9 Jun, 2011

Viking Hero is one of Michael Moroney's three runners in the Brisbane Cup

Of the 13 starters in this Saturday’s Brisbane Cup three belong to Michael Moroney as he puts his stayers to the test ahead of spring plans later in the year.

Moroney has the dominate favourite Glass Harmonium as well as Tinseltown and …

Just Two Represent Gai’s House In Brisbane

Just Two Represent Gai’s House In Brisbane

7 Jun, 2011

Gai Waterhouse will make a belated entrance into the Brisbane Winter Carnival this weekend

Gai Waterhouse will make a belated entrance into the Brisbane Winter Carnival this weekend when two of her stable take to the Eagle Farm surface.

They will be spread across two of the feature events with Charing Cross to run in …

Persian Star On The Rise For Brisbane Cup

Persian Star On The Rise For Brisbane Cup

1 Jun, 2011

Persian Star

Persian Star is an interesting inclusion in this weekend’s Eagle Farm Cup and while there’s a couple of things working against her, there’s a few things in her favour as well.

Robert Smerdon acknowledges himself that a weight-for-age race probably doesn’t suit her all that well and the 2200m trip is probably just …

Shuffle The Cash Claims First Stakes Win In Doomben’s Premier’s Cup

Shuffle The Cash Claims First Stakes Win In Doomben’s Premier’s Cup

28 May, 2011

Bryan Guy’s Shuffle The Cash has produced a dominate victory over his interstate rivals in the Group 3 Premier’s Cup at Doomben today.

The rising seven-year-old gelding won the race by almost two lengths ahead of Tinseltown, who finished second, and Little Stranger, who ran on well for third.

Second place-getter Tinseltown proved that he …

Moroney Fancies Viking Hero To Outlast Stablemate

Moroney Fancies Viking Hero To Outlast Stablemate

26 May, 2011

Mike Moroney is backing Viking Hero over stablemate in the Premier’s Cup

Mike Moroney will be backing Viking Hero when the four-year-old meets stablemate Tinseltown in the Premier’s Cup this Saturday.

The trainer believes has a greater winning chance due to his exceptional fitness.

“Viking Hero has the residual fitness advantage over Tinseltown,” Moroney said.…

Scenic Shot Wins Second Doomben Cup

Scenic Shot Wins Second Doomben Cup

21 May, 2011

Scenic Shot and jockey Shane Scriven have won the Doomben Cup for the second time

Scenic Shot has won his second $500,000 Doomben Cup after sneaking up the inside track at Doomben Racecourse today.

The rising nine-year-old proved too good for My Kingdom Of Fife, who finished in second, and Glass Harmonium, who held on …

Doomben Hands Heathcote Impressive Pay Day

Doomben Hands Heathcote Impressive Pay Day

17 May, 2011

Robert Heathcote experienced one of his most successful days as a trainer on BTC Cup Day last Saturday.

The top Queensland trainer had a number of placings throughout the day and won both of the Group 3 races held at Doomben Racecourse.

Heathcote admits that after missing out narrowly on wins in the first few …