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Beaded heading to Brisbane Winter Carnival for swansong

Beaded heading to Brisbane Winter Carnival for swansong

17 Feb, 2012

Group 1 winning mare Beaded is kicking off her final campaign for trainer Peter Snowden at Warwick Farm tomorrow and will return to Brisbane for her swansong before being sent to the breeding barn.

The Lonhro mare secured her only Group 1 victory when narrowly beating Love Conquers All in last year’s $650,000 Carlton Mid …

International jockey Jeff Lloyd to ride in Queensland

International jockey Jeff Lloyd to ride in Queensland

15 Feb, 2012

Brisbane racing is set to gain a huge boost with the decision of international jockey Jeff Lloyd to relocate to the Gold Coast.

The record breaking South African jockey who currently is riding in Hong Kong, will join the Brisbane riding ranks in late March after the running of the Hong Kong Derby.

Lloyd has …

Tim’s Happy To Stay Back After The Bell

Tim’s Happy To Stay Back After The Bell

3 Feb, 2012

Tim Bell could be excused for feeling pretty chuffed with himself at the moment.

He holds a massive lead in the Brisbane apprentice standings and overall he sits third among some big name rivals.

He’s also the stable rider for Patinack Farm and he has no shortage of good horses flowing through from the Tinkler …

Brissy Duo’s Autumn Not Washed Out

Brissy Duo’s Autumn Not Washed Out

25 Jan, 2012

Yesterday’s abandoned trials at Doomben are not expected to have a major impact on the campaigns of two of the most prominent horses which were affected.

Both Emmelene and Temple Of Boom missed out on the trial ahead of their respective trips to Melbourne in February.

Brisbane has been inundated by wet weather over the …

Floods Cause TABCORP Revenue Reduction In Brisbane

Floods Cause TABCORP Revenue Reduction In Brisbane

14 Apr, 2011

TABCORP has reported a 7.6% reduction in revenue at its Treasury Brisbane Casino for its third quarter due to the January Queensland floods.

The raging flood waters blocked punters from accessing the Brisbane casino, leading to a drop in return for horse racing betting.

TABCORP’s chief executive officer, Elmer Funke Kupper, had long expected a …