News About: Bjorn Baker

Clearly Innocent to make G1 debut in Kingsford-Smith Cup

Clearly Innocent to make G1 debut in Kingsford-Smith Cup

25 May, 2017

The Kris Lees trained Clearly Innocent is set to make his Group 1 debut when he lines up in the $700,000 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup (1300m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Clearly Innocent, above, will make his G1 debut in the Kingsford-Smith Cup at Eagle Farm. Photo by Steve Hart.

Lees said that Clearly Innocent has …

Takedown overcomes setback to be fit for Doomben 10,000

Takedown overcomes setback to be fit for Doomben 10,000

10 May, 2017

Group 1 winning sprinter Takedown has recovered from a minor setback and is fit to take his place in the Group 1 $700,000 James Boag’s Premium Doomben 10000 (1200m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Takedown, above, has been cleared to run in the Doomben 10,000 at Doomben. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Trainer Gary Moore was forced …

New Look 2017 BTC Cup Nominations Attract 64 Entries

New Look 2017 BTC Cup Nominations Attract 64 Entries

3 May, 2017

Nominations for the Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup, formerly the BTC Cup, are now out ahead of the weight-for-age classic on May 27 with the reinvented Eagle Farm clash attracting 64 early entries.

Perennial Group 1 placegetter Fell Swoop is one of the top 2017 Kingsford-Smith Cup nominations for the race formerly known as the BTC Cup. …

Music Magnate on track for back to back Doomben 10000 wins

Music Magnate on track for back to back Doomben 10000 wins

2 May, 2017

Sydney sprinter Music Magnate is on track for back to back wins in the Doomben 10000 with a comfortable all the way win in the Group 2 $200,000 Ellyce Galvin Victory Stakes (1200m) at Eagle Farm last Saturday.

Music Magnate, above, is on track for back to back Doomben 10000 wins. Photo by Steve Hart.…

Egyptian Symbol Ready for Robert Sangster Stakes

Egyptian Symbol Ready for Robert Sangster Stakes

2 May, 2017

Bjorn Baker is confident that classy mare Egyptian Symbol has the ability to post a maiden win at the highest level in Saturday’s 2017 Robert Sangster Stakes (1200m), in what will be her first appearance in Group 1 company.

Egyptian Symbol will return to the races in Saturday’s Group 1 Robert Sangster Stakes at Morphettville. …

Baker yet to confirm Victory Stakes start for Music Magnate

Baker yet to confirm Victory Stakes start for Music Magnate

26 Apr, 2017

Warwick Farm trainer Bjorn Baker is yet to confirm if Music Magnate will use the Group 2 $200,000 Ellyce Galvin Victory Stakes (1200m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday as his final lead up run for the Doomben 10000.

Trainer Bjorn Baker is yet to confirm a start for Music Magnate, above, in the Victory Stakes …

Victory Stakes to go ahead at Eagle Farm

Victory Stakes to go ahead at Eagle Farm

26 Apr, 2017

The Brisbane Racing Club is confident that the Eagle Farm racing surface will be in fine order for the Winter Carnival that gets into top swing with the running of the Group 2 $200,000 Ellyce Galvin Victory Stakes (1200m) on Saturday.

Group 1 winner Takedown, above, is one of 7 acceptors for the Victory Stakes …

Egyptian Symbol draws midfield in Breeders Classic

Egyptian Symbol draws midfield in Breeders Classic

1 Feb, 2017

Trainer Bjorn Baker to hoping Egyptian Symbol can earn more black type after drawing midfield in the Group 2 $200,000 China Horse Club Breeders Classic (1200m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Trainer Bjorn Baker, above, will saddle up Egyptian Symbol in the Breeders Classic at Randwick. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Egyptian Symbol was able to win …

A fit Kuro to take on Music Magnate in Expressway Stakes

A fit Kuro to take on Music Magnate in Expressway Stakes

27 Jan, 2017

Jockey Josh Parr is banking on race fitness giving Kuro a distinct advantage over Group 1 winner Music Magnate when they face off in the Group 2 $200,000 Expressway Stakes (1200m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Kuro, above, has race fitness over the favourite Music Magnate in the Expressway Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by Daniel Costello.…

Winning Rupert to join stallion roster at Newgate

Winning Rupert to join stallion roster at Newgate

25 Jan, 2017

Brilliant colt Winning Rupert will join the stallion roster at Newgate after his retirement from the race track was confirmed today.

Winning Rupert, above, will be joining the stallion roster at Newgate. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Winning Rupert was prepared by Warwick Farm trainer Bjorn Baker to win five of his six race starts but …