News About: Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival

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. …

2017 Doomben 10,000 Nominations Feature Russian Revolution

2017 Doomben 10,000 Nominations Feature Russian Revolution

3 May, 2017

Peter & Paul Snowden’s gun three-year-old Russian Revolution is one of the standout early entries among the 2017 Doomben 10,000 nominations taken for the May 13 feature by Racing Queensland this week.

The Galaxy winning three-year-old Russian Revolution is a key 2017 Doomben 10,000 nominee for the Brisbane Group 1 this winter. Photo: Steve Hart.…

2017 JJ Atkins on Radar for Casino Fourteen

2017 JJ Atkins on Radar for Casino Fourteen

24 Apr, 2017

A Melbourne run on ANZAC Day this Tuesday will help Cranbourne horseman Greg Eurell determine the JJ Atkins 2017 potential of his lightly-raced colt Casino Fourteen.

Craig Williams has the mount on 2017 J.J. Atkins hope Casino Fourteen in Tuesday’s ANZAC Day Stakes at Flemington. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The son of Casino Prince is …

Leotie on Trial for Tattersall’s Tiara 2017

Leotie on Trial for Tattersall’s Tiara 2017

24 Apr, 2017

Caulfield trainer Henry Dwyer has Group 1 Brisbane Winter Carnival ambitions including the 2017 Tattersall’s Tiara for his filly Leotie who races at home this weekend in Melbourne.

Caulfield’s Henry Dwyer has 2017 Tattersall’s Tiara ambitions this winter in Brisbane for his filly Leotie. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Heading to the track for the first time …

Doomben 10,000 Fancy Won’t Takedown Fell Swoop in Victory

Doomben 10,000 Fancy Won’t Takedown Fell Swoop in Victory

24 Apr, 2017

In-form Sydney-based horseman Gary Moore doesn’t believe his Group 1 winner Takedown will beat Fell Swoop in the Victory Stakes in Brisbane on Saturday, but highly rates his chances in the Doomben 10,000 next month.

Doomben 10,000 bound Takedown races at Eagle Farm in the 2017 Victory Stakes this Saturday in Brisbane. Photo: Steve Hart.…

Tavidream Definitely Queensland Derby Bound

Tavidream Definitely Queensland Derby Bound

24 Apr, 2017

Co-trainer Chris Gibbs confirmed over the weekend that the stable’s progressive young stayer Tavidream was “definitely Queensland Derby bound” after a win at Ellerslie across the Tasman.

A stablemate of 2015 Rosehill Guineas winner Volkstok’n’barrell (pictured), Tavidream is on track for a Queensland Derby 2017 bid this winter. Photo: Steve Hart.

A well-bred son of …

2017 Queensland Derby Hopes on Show at Ellerslie

2017 Queensland Derby Hopes on Show at Ellerslie

20 Apr, 2017

Two potential Queensland Derby-bound New Zealand gallopers face off for Donna Logan and co-trainer Chris Gibbs at Ellerslie across the Tasman this Saturday.

Former New Zealand-trained three-year-old Mongolian Wolf is early favourite in pre-nomination 2017 Queensland Derby betting this winter. Photo: Steve Hart.

The duo saddle-up stablemates Tavidream and Comin’through in Race 8 – the …

2017 The Goodwood Option for O’Malley

2017 The Goodwood Option for O’Malley

20 Apr, 2017

A trip to Adelaide next month for a shot at the Group 1 The Goodwood could be on the agenda for Enver Jusufovic’s lightly-raced six-year-old O’Malley if things go right in Melbourne on the weekend.

Injury-prone sprinter O’Malley could be The Goodwood 2017 bound in May if he performs well in the Bel Esprit Stakes …

Lipp Takes Doomben 10,000 Mission In His Stride

Lipp Takes Doomben 10,000 Mission In His Stride

19 Apr, 2017

A black-type run in Brisbane this weekend is the latest step by Toowoomba trainer Rex Lipp in qualifying his four-year-old In His Stride for a Doomben 10,000 mission this winter.

Toowoomba trainer Rex Lipp hopes to qualify In His Stride for the Group 1 Brisbane sprint races this winter. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Lipp saddles-up Rothesay …

2017 BTC Cup Target for Mahuta

2017 BTC Cup Target for Mahuta

19 Apr, 2017

Darren Weir’s forgotten galloper Mahuta makes a return to the track in Melbourne this weekend before a likely Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival campaign targeting the Group 1 BTC Cup – now known as the Kingsford Smith Cup.

Mahuta makes a much awaited return to racing at Caulfield in Saturday’s Bel Esprit Stakes. Photo: Ultimate Racing …