News About: 2011 Stradbroke Handicap

Sincero Earns Bigger Trip After Stradbroke

Sincero Earns Bigger Trip After Stradbroke

14 Jun, 2011

Stradbroke Handicap winner Sincero

Sincero’s win in the Stradbroke Handicap proved his quality as one of the strongest middle distance runners Australia has to offer.

While the Stradbroke is a 1400m race the speed he showed late to take the lead away from one of the gutsiest horses around in Beaded proved his genuine ability …

Sincero Sweeps to Stradbroke Success

Sincero Sweeps to Stradbroke Success

11 Jun, 2011

Sincero has won the Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap at Eagle Farm

The Stephen Farley trained Sincero has taken out the Stradbroke Handicap, producing a stunning turn of foot to overhaul Beaded in the final stages.

Sincero was favourite for the Stradbroke a fortnight ago, however after a less than impressive turnout in the QTC Cup, …

Beaded Ready to Fight in Stradbroke

Beaded Ready to Fight in Stradbroke

11 Jun, 2011

Trainer Peter Snowden believes Doomben 10,000 winning mare Beaded has the fighting qualities to emerge from the Group One Stradbroke Handicap at Eagle Farm a winner.

No mare has won the Stradbroke since Capris in 1936, but Snowden believes his filly is tough enough to defy history, comparing her to a footballer with white line …

Eagle Farm Track Conditions and Scratching’s

Eagle Farm Track Conditions and Scratching’s

11 Jun, 2011

Eagle Farm is set to host one of Brisbane’s biggest racing days of the year today with three Group Ones, two Group Two’s and three listed races set down for the 2011 Stradbroke Handicap day.

The track staff at Eagle Farm have produced a perfect Good 3 racing surface for the feature race day, with …

Sniper’s Bullet To Fire Final Shot In Stradbroke

Sniper’s Bullet To Fire Final Shot In Stradbroke

10 Jun, 2011

He’s the gallant warhorse that few would be disappointed to see cross the line first in tomorrow’s Stradbroke Handicap but on paper the task ahead of Snipers Bullet looks next to impossible.

He won the event in his very first attempt in 2007 but twice since he’s tried and failed leaving him with a third …

Raffaello Who? The Forgotten Stradbroke Contender

Raffaello Who? The Forgotten Stradbroke Contender

10 Jun, 2011

Raffaello is one of the more interesting runners in the 2011 Stradbroke Handicap and one which most have skipped over in the lead up.

In fact you’d be excused for not even knowing he was in the field with ‘Raffaello‘ pretty much only mentioned in the final field and barrier draw announcement.

He’s certainly worth …

Stradbroke Win Will Ring Bell For Tamworth Duo

Stradbroke Win Will Ring Bell For Tamworth Duo

10 Jun, 2011

A Group 1 victory in the Stradbroke Handicap could be the final piece of the puzzle for apprentice Tim Bell as he looks to advance his career to the next level.

Bell will ride Border Rebel at Eagle Farm tomorrow for his boss and good friend Sue Grills and there’s no doubt he’ll be trying …

Stradbroke & TJ On Bowman’s Pre-Flight Checklist

Stradbroke & TJ On Bowman’s Pre-Flight Checklist

9 Jun, 2011

Jockey Hugh Bowman

While Hugh Bowman packs all the essentials before he heads off to England there’s one thing he’d like to take with him more than anything, a Group 1 win.

Bowman will have his final ride in Australia this Saturday at Eagle Farm and then head off to Europe for a six week …

Thankgodyou’rehere, Now Win Me The Stradbroke

Thankgodyou’rehere, Now Win Me The Stradbroke

9 Jun, 2011

Thankgodyou’rehere was undoubtedly one of the most anticipated runners coming into the 2011 season with a lower grade career that was the envy of most.

Everything looked in perfect place at the end of 2010 with seven wins and three seconds from just 11 starts, culminating in a Hawkesbury Cup triumph in his final run.…

Listen Son Trumps Stradbroke Barrier Draw

Listen Son Trumps Stradbroke Barrier Draw

8 Jun, 2011

Tony Gollan was happy to just make the Stradbroke Handicap field with Listen Son

Listen Son has taken a giant step towards Stradbroke Glory after claiming the inside gate for Saturday’s $1 Million Group 1.

The Tony Gollan trained horse likes to get to the front and with all of the other speed pretty much …