News About: 2013 Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival

Howmuchdoyouloveme Too Strong in WJ Healy Stakes

Howmuchdoyouloveme Too Strong in WJ Healy Stakes

22 Jun, 2013

Powerful Sydney front-runner Howmuchdoyouloveme continued his love affair with Brisbane at Eagle Farm today, producing a grinding victory in the Group 3 WJ Healy Stakes (1200m).

Howmuchdoyouloveme (inside) beats home River Lad in the Group 3 WJ Healy Stakes. Photo by Daniel Costello

The four-year-old is now unbeaten in four starts in the sunshine state, …

Fire Up Fifi Books Group 1 Myer Classic Assignment

Fire Up Fifi Books Group 1 Myer Classic Assignment

22 Jun, 2013

Queensland’s leading trainer Robert Heathcote will aim consistent mare Fire Up Fifi at the Myer Classic this spring after she earned her chance to chase Group 1 glory with a gritty win in the Listed Open Mile (1600m) at Eagle Farm today.

Fire Up Fifi will target the Group 1 Myer Classic after winning the …

Enquare Picks Up Black-type in Breakfast Creek Hotel Stakes

Enquare Picks Up Black-type in Breakfast Creek Hotel Stakes

22 Jun, 2013

Jason McLachlan-trained filly Enquare overcame some mid-race obstacles to register her first black-type win and keep favourite punters happy in the Listed Breakfast Creek Hotel Stakes (1400m) at Eagle Farm today.

Enquare secures their first black-type win in the Listed Breakfast Creek Hotel Stakes. Photo by Daniel Costello

The two-year-old was caught wide early in …

Ageing Skyerush Chasing Tatt’s Tiara History

Ageing Skyerush Chasing Tatt’s Tiara History

20 Jun, 2013

Sydney mare Skyerush will be out to overcome history when she chases her first Group 1 success in the Tattersall’s Tiara (1400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Skyerush will have to break history to win the Tatt's Tiara. Photo by: Steve Hart.

At seven, the Guy Walter-trained sprinter is the oldest horse in the field …

Barrier the Doubt for Filly in Tatt’s Tiara

Barrier the Doubt for Filly in Tatt’s Tiara

20 Jun, 2013

Sunshine Coast trainer Stuart Kendrick’s confidence took a hit when Doubtfilly drew barrier 14 of 16 for Saturday’s Group 1 Tattersall’s Tiara (1400m) but he isn’t willing to write off her chances just yet.

Doubtfilly is chasing Group 1 success in the Tatt's Tiara. Photo by: Daniel Costello.

Kendrick heads to Eagle Farm chasing his …

Tatt’s Tiara Start Up in the Air for Peron

Tatt’s Tiara Start Up in the Air for Peron

18 Jun, 2013

Classy three-year-old Peron has an early obstacle to overcome ahead of Saturday’s Group 1 Tattersall’s Tiara (1400m), she has to actually make the field.

Peron could struggle to make the Tatt's Tiara field. Photo by: Daniel Costello.

Likely to attract plenty of interest from punters if she gets a run, the emerging galloper currently sits …

Fillies Trend Suits Peron in Tatt’s Tiara

Fillies Trend Suits Peron in Tatt’s Tiara

18 Jun, 2013

When three-year-old filly Peron makes her Group 1 debut in the $500,000 Tattersall’s Tiara (1400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday, she will do so as one of the least experienced runners in the field.

Peron takes good form into the Tatt's Tiara. Photo by: Daniel Costello.

But that shouldn’t matter.

Experience has counted for little …

Yosei After Another Tattersall’s Tiara Trophy

Yosei After Another Tattersall’s Tiara Trophy

17 Jun, 2013

It has been nearly 24 months since Stuart Webb’s classy mare Yosei saw the right side of the winners’ stall but her Melbourne-based horseman hopes that can change on Saturday when she lines up in the same race she won two years ago – the $500,000 Group 1 Tattersall’s Tiara (1400m).

Triple Group 1 winner …

Conservatorium “Spot On” for Stradbroke Consolation

Conservatorium “Spot On” for Stradbroke Consolation

13 Jun, 2013

Adelaide gelding Conservatorium can make some sort of amends for narrowly missing a Stradbroke start when he tackles the Listed Eye Liner Stakes (1350m) at Ipswich on Saturday.

The five-year-old went down in heartbreaking fashion in the QTC Cup last Saturday week when a photo finish revealed he was beaten by the shortest of margins.…

Peron Can Book Tatt’s Tiara Berth

Peron Can Book Tatt’s Tiara Berth

12 Jun, 2013

There would be few racing experts that doubt Patinack Farm’s three-year-old filly Peron is a Group 1 horse in the making.

Peron will contest the Gai Waterhouse Classic at Ipswich on Saturday. Photo by: Daniel Costello.

But whether her opportunity in the top grade comes this season could be determined this weekend when she lines …