News About: 2013 Queensland Winter Racing Carnival

Kiwi Mare On Track for Caloundra Cup

Kiwi Mare On Track for Caloundra Cup

17 Jun, 2013

New Zealand mare High Kin will continue her Queensland winter campaign in Saturday week’s $200,000 Caloundra Cup (2400m) after impressing on Australian debut at Ipswich on Saturday.

High Kin will run in Saturday week's Caloundra Cup. Photo by: Daniel Costello.

The five-year-old was a narrow runner-up to upset winner Anagold in the Ipswich Cup, filling …

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 …

Stradbroke Consolation as Conservatorium Wins Eye Liner Stakes

Stradbroke Consolation as Conservatorium Wins Eye Liner Stakes

15 Jun, 2013

A convincing win by Conseravtorium in the Listed $175,000 Eye Liner Stakes (1350m) at Ipswich today softened the blow for Adelaide trainer Gary Kennewell after the sprinter narrowly missed a start in the Stradbroke Handicap.

After missing out on a Stradbroke Handicap start Conservatorium wins the Listed Eye Liner Stakes at Ipswich. Photo by Daniel …

Anagold Produces Ipswich Cup Upset

Anagold Produces Ipswich Cup Upset

15 Jun, 2013

In scenes reminiscent of Linton’s remarkable Stradbroke Handicap win last weekend, long-shot chance Anagold produced a stunning rails run to claim the biggest win of her career in the $200,000 Listed Ipswich Cup (2150m) today.

Anagold scores an upset win in the Ipswich Cup, ahead of High Kin. Photo by Daniel Costello

Despite having poor …

Tatt’s Tiara Awaits Gai Waterhouse Classic Winner Peron

Tatt’s Tiara Awaits Gai Waterhouse Classic Winner Peron

15 Jun, 2013

There has been a feeling in the racing community all winter that three-year-old filly Peron may be something special.

Peron impressively wins the Gai Waterhouse Classic and now goes towards the Group 1 Tattersall's Tiara. Photo by Daniel Costello

Turn of foot, tick. Winning record, tick. Breeding, tick.

The lightly-raced sprinter did nothing but increase …

Byrne Itching for Ipswich Cup Winner Number 4

Byrne Itching for Ipswich Cup Winner Number 4

13 Jun, 2013

Top Queensland hoop Jim Byrne is looking down the barrel of his fourth Ipswich Cup trophy and believes he is on the right horse to win it for him with Lloyd Kennewell’s Adelaide raider Rialya engaged for the winter feature on Saturday.

Jim Byrne (pictured here on Power Of Ed) is confident Rialya can win …

Ipswich Winter Consolation for Phelan Ready

Ipswich Winter Consolation for Phelan Ready

11 Jun, 2013

A likely wet track and a black type feature await Jason McLachlan’s former star juvenile Phelan Ready who, after just being balloted out of last Saturday’s iconic Stradbroke Handicap, will take their place at Ipswich on the weekend in the $175,000 Listed City Of Ipswich Eye Liner Stakes (1350m).

Glen Colless (pictured here on Famous …

Diademe in Tattersall’s Tiara Lead-Up

Diademe in Tattersall’s Tiara Lead-Up

5 Jun, 2013

After being balloted out of the $1.36 million Group 1 AAMI Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) this weekend, Murray Baker’s smart mare Diademe will instead run in one of the Eagle Farm support races on Saturday leading up to her grand final in the Tattersall’s Tiara.

Murray Baker (pictured here with jockey James McDonald) has Group 1 …

Rivals Fear Epaulette Will Sizzle in Stradbroke

Rivals Fear Epaulette Will Sizzle in Stradbroke

3 Jun, 2013

Trainers of rival hopes for this Saturday’s $1.36 million Group 1 AAMI Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) maintain that the Queensland Guineas win by Sizzling was certainly a good effort over the weekend but that top fancy Epaulette is still the one to beat.

Trainer Anthony Cummings is confident Your Song (pictured) can return to form in …

Blinkers Go On Stradbroke Hopes

Blinkers Go On Stradbroke Hopes

28 May, 2013

A number of horses heading towards the $1.36 million Group 1 AAMI Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm Saturday week will be fitted with blinkers for their attempt at winning Queensland’s richest race.

Streama will wear blinkers in the Stradbroke Handicap on June 8. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

After a promising Randwick trial in …