News About: 2012 Stradbroke Handicap

Mid Summer Music causes upset in Stradbroke

Mid Summer Music causes upset in Stradbroke

9 Jun, 2012

Mid Summer Music has caused a major upset today, taking out the Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap at Eagle Farm.

The six-year-old mare was not highly regarded to win the race, not even by trainer Peter Moody.

Mid Summer Music caused an upset to win the Stradbroke Handicap at Eagle Farm - photo © Daniel Costello…

No Excuses for Buffering

No Excuses for Buffering

7 Jun, 2012

Leading Brisbane trainer Robert Heathcote has said there will be no excuses for star gelding Buffering who is at full fitness for Saturday’s Group 1 $1 million Stradbroke Handicap at Eagle Farm.

Buffering is at full fitness for the Stradbroke Handicap - photo © Daniel Costello

The Queensland sprinter yesterday drew barrier 18 for the …

Heathcote Content With Strawberry Road Start For Solzhenitsyn

Heathcote Content With Strawberry Road Start For Solzhenitsyn

7 Jun, 2012

Solzhenitsyn will likely make an appearance in the Listed Strawberry Road Handicap at Eagle Farm this Saturday instead of the $1 million Stradbroke Handicap.

Solzhenitsyn is likely to run in the Strawberry Road Handicap at Eagle Farm - photo © Daniel Costello

The St Petersburg gelding is currently the fourth emergency for the race and …

Buffering’s Stradbroke Task Becomes Tougher

Buffering’s Stradbroke Task Becomes Tougher

6 Jun, 2012

Queensland sprinter Buffering’s chances of scoring a first Group 1 victory in the Stradbroke Handicap have become far tougher after drawing barrier 18 for the $1 million feature event.

Buffering has drawn barrier 18 for the Stradbroke Handicap - photo © Daniel Costello

Already facing the task of winning the Group 1 sprint carrying the …

Sea Siren Primed For Stradbroke Win In Barrier 6

Sea Siren Primed For Stradbroke Win In Barrier 6

6 Jun, 2012

Sea Siren is likely to shorten as Stradbroke Handicap favourite after drawing gate six in today’s barrier draw at Eagle Farm.

The three-year-old filly is looking to take out the triple crown of Brisbane winter racing, having already won both the Group 1 BTC Cup and Group 1 Doomben 10,000 in her past two race …

Tiger Tees Ends Sydney Carnival With Hall Mark Stakes Victory

Tiger Tees Ends Sydney Carnival With Hall Mark Stakes Victory

28 Apr, 2012

An gutsy run has seen Tiger Tees win the Listed Hall Mark Stakes in the last race at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

Tiger Tees just held off Pinwheel, who made a final lunge on the line, to claim the win by a nose.

Tiger Tees (center) claims the last at Royal Randwick - photo (c) …

Temple To Boom For Up To Four Months

Temple To Boom For Up To Four Months

14 Feb, 2012

Temple Of Boom didn’t have a lot of luck towards the end of his much hyped spring campaign and trainer Tony Gollan is keen to make up for that during the autumn.

In fact Gollan may even stretch his star galloper all the way into the winter providing he can stay sound throughout the period.…

Williamson Ready To Rip In Sunshine Coast Cup

Williamson Ready To Rip In Sunshine Coast Cup

31 Jan, 2012

Ready To Rip is due to run in the Sunshine Coast Cup at Caloundra this Sunday, after the race was cancelled last Friday night due to the rain.

With the original meeting washed out, the Sunshine Coast Cup has been added to this Sunday’s Sunshine Coast Racecourse program.

Ready To Rip finished eighth in his …

Guiseppina Next In Line For Free Stradbroke

Guiseppina Next In Line For Free Stradbroke

23 Jan, 2012

Last week the connections of Ortensia indicated their desire to suss out Brisbane as a winter option thanks in part to the BRC recent announcement of the ‘Australasian Challenge’.

The scheme rewards winners of selected events across Australia and New Zealand with an all expenses paid trip to the winter carnival as well as guaranteed …

Ortensia May Be Lured By Stradbroke Offer

Ortensia May Be Lured By Stradbroke Offer

19 Jan, 2012

With the announcement from the BRC yesterday of the ‘Australasian Challenge’ the Paul Messara trained Ortensia will become one of the first to benefit.

For those that missed it the BRC will be offering guaranteed entry and all expenses paid travel for winners of selected events to the Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap and the Group …