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Bowman Suspension Opens Up Premiership Race

Bowman Suspension Opens Up Premiership Race

18 Jul, 2013

The enthralling Sydney riding premiership battle between Hugh Bowman and Nash Rawiller took another twist yesterday with Bowman suspended by the stewards for four meetings for careless riding.

Hugh Bowman has been suspended for four meetings but is still the favourite to win the Sydney Riding Premiership. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Bowman extended his title …

El-Issa back in action on city tracks

El-Issa back in action on city tracks

3 Jun, 2013

Jockey Bobby El-Issa is vowing to turn around his chequered career and fight his way back to top of the jockey ranks when he starts riding back in the Metropolitan area from July 1.

Trainer Robert Heathcote said he will give Bobby El-Issa rides when he returns to city racing. Photo by Daniel Costello.

El-Issa …

Solzhenitsyn Ready for Melbourne

Solzhenitsyn Ready for Melbourne

10 Sep, 2012

Solzhenitsyn was far from at his best on Saturday when strolling past 2011 Doncaster placegetter Bold Glance to win at Doomben and that is what excites trainer Robert Heathcote.

The Toorak Handicap and Emirates Stakes are realistic targets for Solzhenitsyn. Photo by: Daniel Costello

The leading Queensland trainer admitted the six-year-old gave him plenty to …

Southern Spring Hopes to Clash at Doomben

Southern Spring Hopes to Clash at Doomben

3 Sep, 2012

A clash between two of Queensland’s southern spring contenders will take place in Brisbane this weekend after Norm Hilton elected to skip the Tramway Handicap with the Epsom-bound Bold Glance.

Bold Glance will run in an open handicap at Doomben instead of the Tramway Handicap at Warwick Farm. Photo by: Daniel Costello

The Tramway, to …

Another Step Towards Sydney for Bold Glance

Another Step Towards Sydney for Bold Glance

26 Jul, 2012

Bold Glance will take another step along the path to spring racing on Saturday when he lines up at Doomben in the Mount Franklin Open Handicap (1350m).

Trained by Norm Hilton, the former Doncaster place-getter is gearing up for a second trip to Sydney with the Group 1 Epsom Handicap named as the major target.…

El-Issa Ban Cut To Just 18 Months

El-Issa Ban Cut To Just 18 Months

3 Jun, 2011

In a decision sure to spark outrage in some circles Bobby El-Issa will be back in the saddle in by the end of 2012.

El-Issa was suspended for two years earlier in the year after he was found to have held back Bold Glance deliberately during an event at Eagle Farm.

He launched an appeal …

Have Another Glance At Stradbroke Nominations

Have Another Glance At Stradbroke Nominations

2 Jun, 2011

Bold Glance has been nominated for the Stradbroke Handicap after an error saw his name removed from the ballot

Bold Glance IS in the Stradbroke Handicap nominations and his position on the ballot means he’s well and truly safe of getting a start.

When the updated acceptors were released yesterday there was panic at the …

Brisbane Boasts Bold Chance In BRC Sprint

Brisbane Boasts Bold Chance In BRC Sprint

19 May, 2011

Bold Glance was the star Queenslander during the Sydney Autumn Carnival punching well and truly above his weight and coming up with some good results in tough races.

The most impressive was no doubt running third at big odds in the Doncaster, swooping up the inside rails to make up plenty of ground late

Toowoomba …

Sincero 41st On Ballot But 1st With Punters

Sincero 41st On Ballot But 1st With Punters

17 May, 2011

In what could be unprecedented circumstances for the Stradbroke Handicap a horse that isn’t even guaranteed a spot in the field has been listed as a clear cut early favourite.

Upon the release of weights today bookmakers have reportedly taken a flood of money for Sincero which needs to jump more than 20 spots on …

Racing QLD Finds Steve Fletcher Guilty

Racing QLD Finds Steve Fletcher Guilty

21 Apr, 2011

As expected millionaire punter Steve Fletcher has been found guilty of race fixing by Racing Queensland stewards who stated Fletcher knew “Bold Glance was not allowed to run on its merits” in the now infamous Eagle Farm race in February.

The inquiry was re-commenced yesterday and a weight of evidence showed Fletcher was a close …