News About: Barry Baldwin

Caulfield Guineas plans for Teronado

Caulfield Guineas plans for Teronado

12 Aug, 2013

An ambitious Spring Carnival program could be on the cards for Eagle Farm winner Teronado with the Group 1 $1m BECK Caulfield Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield on October 12 now on the radar of trainer Bruce Hill.

Teronado had always shown Hill above average ability and the Gold Coast trainer was delighted that the three…

Better Than Ready can overcome horror draw in Stradbroke Handicap

Better Than Ready can overcome horror draw in Stradbroke Handicap

7 Jun, 2013

Eagle Farm trainer Kelly Schweida might have dropped his lip but he didn’t drop his bundle when his three year old Better Than Ready came up with a horror draw in the Group 1 $1.36m AAMI Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Better Than Ready came up with barrier nineteen out of twenty-three but…

Track specialist Mr Light Blue returns to Ipswich

Track specialist Mr Light Blue returns to Ipswich

14 Jun, 2012

Trainer Barry Baldwin is hoping track specialist Mr Light Blue can regain his winning form when he lines up in the Listed $200,000 Channel 7 Ipswich Cup (2150m) at Ipswich on Saturday.

Mr Light Blue’s return to Ipswich will be one of his Winter Carnival’s easiest assignments, having won over this distance twice from two…

Eagle Farm Security Tightened After Break-in

Eagle Farm Security Tightened After Break-in

7 Jun, 2012

Security at Brisbane’s Eagle Farm Racecourse has been beefed up after a suspected break-in to trainer Barry Baldwin’s stables.

Baldwin alerted Racing Queensland stewards of the incident after he noticed 12 needle marks in three-year-old filly Saraji’s neck earlier this week.

In a statement on his website, Baldwin said someone had entered the stables outside…

Mackay trainer Stu Kendrick has no doubt about Doubtfilly at Doomben

Mackay trainer Stu Kendrick has no doubt about Doubtfilly at Doomben

3 Feb, 2012

Mackay trainer Stu Kendrick will have no hesitation is running his smart filly Doubtfilly during the Brisbane Winter Carnival if she can win again at Doomben tomorrow.

Top Brisbane jockey Jim Byrne is replacing regular rider Aidrian Coombe who scored an impressive win on Doubtfilly in the QTIS two year old Fillies Handicap (1000m) at…

Havatryst In Need Of New George Moore Stakes Jockey

Havatryst In Need Of New George Moore Stakes Jockey

8 Dec, 2011

Trainer Barry Baldwin will need to find a new jockey for Havatryst in this weekend’s George Moore Stakes at Doomben.

Injured rider Larry Cassidy is booked to ride the four-year-old in the Group 3 race, however, is currently suffering from cartilage damage to his ribs.

Cassidy sustained the injury in a race fall at Doomben…

Havatryst May Ditch Summer Series In Favour Of Sydney

Havatryst May Ditch Summer Series In Favour Of Sydney

15 Nov, 2011

Queensland trainer Barry Baldwin is toying with the idea of travelling Havatryst to Sydney as an alternative to a start in the upcoming Summer Series.

Baldwin feels the four-year-old gelding may be better suited to a run down south rather than the 1,200 metre George Moore Stakes, which is the first leg of the Series.…

Demanding Surface Attracts Baldwin To Rosehill

Demanding Surface Attracts Baldwin To Rosehill

16 Jun, 2011

Barry Baldwin isn’t the only Brisbane trainer happy to see the rain pouring down in New South Wales with slow track specialists not having a lot of options north of the border in the last month or so.

It’s a very different story in Sydney with torrential rain turning racecourses across the state into a…

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…

Mr Light Blue A Late Derby Nomination

Mr Light Blue A Late Derby Nomination

1 Jun, 2011

Mr Light Blue has done enough to convince his connections that he’s a genuine Derby contender and they have paid a late nomination fee to get him into the race.

The decision was made after last week’s performance in the Grand Prix Stakes where he had arguably the toughest run in the race but still…