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Worthy Cause primed for bold first up run in Ascot Handicap

Worthy Cause primed for bold first up run in Ascot Handicap

22 Apr, 2016

Local hope Worthy Cause is primed for a bold first up showing when he steps out in the Listed $100,000 ICA Sunshine Coast Ascot Handicap (1200m) at the Sunshine Coast on Saturday.

Worthy Cause is primed for a bold first up showing in the Ascot Handicap at the Sunshine Coast. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Sunshine …

Hopfgarten to warm up for Winter Carnival in Ascot Handicap

Hopfgarten to warm up for Winter Carnival in Ascot Handicap

21 Apr, 2016

The Robert Heathcote trained Hopfgarten will warm up for a Winter Carnival campaign when he resumes in the Listed $100,000 ICA Sunshine Coast Ascot Handicap (1200m) at the Sunshine Coast on Saturday.

Hopfgarten will resume in the Ascot Handicap at the Sunshine Coast. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Heathcote is in Hong Kong putting the final …

Casual Choice draws wide barrier again in Ascot Handicap

Casual Choice draws wide barrier again in Ascot Handicap

21 Apr, 2016

In-form sprinter Casual Choice’s bad luck at the barrier draw continued when he came up with another wide gate in the Listed $100,000 ICA Sunshine Coast Ascot Handicap (1200m) at the Sunshine Coast on Saturday.

Casual Choice, above, has drawn another wide barrier in the Ascot Handicap at the Sunshine Coast. Photo by Daniel Costello.…

Kennewell looking for Ipswich Cup Day double

Kennewell looking for Ipswich Cup Day double

12 Jun, 2015

Luck at the barrier draw has given top Adelaide trainer Lloyd Kennewell plenty of confidence of winning a feature race double on Ipswich Cup Day at Ipswich on Saturday.

Baligari, above, red with grey cap, running second to Faust in the Premier’s Cup, is one of the top fancies in the Ipswich Cup at Ipswich. …

Into The Red back in winning mode in Ascot Handicap

Into The Red back in winning mode in Ascot Handicap

23 May, 2015

The Kelso Wood trained Into The Red was back in winning mode with a surprise first up win in the Listed $100,000 Landfill Logistics Ascot Handicap (1200m) at Doomben today.

Into The Red returns to the winner’s stall in the Ascot Handicap at Doomben. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Into The Red showed plenty of promise …

Waller Hopeful Delectation Can Overcome Wide Ascot Handicap Draw

Waller Hopeful Delectation Can Overcome Wide Ascot Handicap Draw

22 May, 2015

Chris Waller is happy with Delectation heading into the 2015 Ascot Handicap, but the leading Sydney trainer admits that the talented three-year-old will need plenty of luck to win the Listed event at Doomben on Saturday.

Delectation scored a narrow win over Bring Me The Maid in the 2015 Arrowfield Sprint. Photo by: Steve Hart…

Simenon Melbourne Cup Return In Doubt

Simenon Melbourne Cup Return In Doubt

23 Jul, 2014

Irish-trained stayer Simenon may be forced to miss the 2014 Melbourne Cup after he suffered a stress fracture following his win in the Grade 3 Grimes Hurdle (3218m) at Tipperay on July 12.

Simenon will be kept out of racing for at least six weeks after suffering a stress fracture. Photo by: Race Horse Photos …

Doubtfilly To Make Debut For O’Brien In All Victorian Sprint Series

Doubtfilly To Make Debut For O’Brien In All Victorian Sprint Series

13 Jun, 2014

Doubtfilly will make her debut for the Danny O’Brien stable when she contests Heat Six of the All Victorian Sprint Series at Flemington tomorrow and the leading Melbourne trainer sees no reason why she can’t run well in the $100,000 race.

Doubtfilly will be racing in Melbourne for the first time in the All Victorian …

Heathcote Duo Among July Sprint Nominations

Heathcote Duo Among July Sprint Nominations

22 Jul, 2013

Leading Queensland trainer Robert Heathcote has already prepared more 100 winners in Brisbane this season and is now searching for more wins south of the border with Funtantes and Griffon nominated for the July Sprint (1200m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Funtantes and stablemate Griffon have been nominated for the July Sprint at Randwick on …

No Doubt, Kendrick Wants Stakes Win with Filly

No Doubt, Kendrick Wants Stakes Win with Filly

5 Jul, 2013

Sunshine Coast trainer Stuart Kendrick is happy to forget Doubtfilly’s 15th-place finish in the Tatt’s Tiara and is expecting the three-year-old to bounce back in the Listed Ascot Handicap (1200m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Doubtfilly is one of the favourites for the Ascot Handicap. Photo by: Daniel Costello.

Kendrick said “nothing went right” for …