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Tycoon Tara’s Kingsford-Smith Cup chances unclear on tricky Eagle Farm track

Tycoon Tara’s Kingsford-Smith Cup chances unclear on tricky Eagle Farm track

26 May, 2017

Team Snowden is uncertain how their quality mare Tycoon Tara will handle the tricky Eagle Farm track in the Group 1 $700,000 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup (1300m) on Saturday.

Tycoon Tara, above, will be having her first start at Eagle Farm in the Kingsford -Smith Cup. Photo by Steve Hart.

Like many trainers Peter and Paul …

Weather to decide Start Wondering’s spot in Kingsford-Smith Cup

Weather to decide Start Wondering’s spot in Kingsford-Smith Cup

25 May, 2017

Kiwi trainer J.J. Rayner will let the weather determine if her Group 1 winning sprinter Start Wondering lines up in the Group 1 $700,000 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup (1300m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Black Heart Bart, above, is the favourite for the Kingsford-Smith Cup at Eagle Farm. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Start Wondering never …

Beadman gets chance for G1 win with Impending in Kingsford-Smith Cup

Beadman gets chance for G1 win with Impending in Kingsford-Smith Cup

24 May, 2017

Former champion jockey Darren Beadman gets his chance to win a Group 1 race as a trainer with Impending in the Group 1 $700,000 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup (1300m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday before being replaced as head trainer for Godolphin’s Australian operation.

Impending, above, will give trainer Darren Beadman a chance to win the …

Hopfgarten included in Kingsford-Smith Cup field

Hopfgarten included in Kingsford-Smith Cup field

24 May, 2017

A relieved Robert Heathcote is certainly glad the his charge Hopfgarten has made the field for the inaugural running of the Group 1 $700,000 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup (1300m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Eagle Farm specialist Hopfgarten, above, will take his place in the Kingsford-Smith Cup at Eagle Farm. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The Kingsford-Smith …

Barrier 4 for Black Heart Bart in 2017 Kingsford-Smith Cup

Barrier 4 for Black Heart Bart in 2017 Kingsford-Smith Cup

24 May, 2017

Multiple Group 1 winner Black Heart Bart has drawn nicely at barrier four in the Group 1 $700,000 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup (1300m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Black Heart Bart, above, has drawn barrier 4 in the Kingsford-Smith Cup at Eagle Farm. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Trainer Darren Weir has no concerns of backing …

Famous Seamus gives the mile another go in the Scone Cup

Famous Seamus gives the mile another go in the Scone Cup

10 May, 2017

Trainer Noel Mayfield-Smith is willing to give Famous Seamus another attempt over the mile again in Friday’s Listed $200,000 Scone Cup at Scone.

Famous Seamus, above, will be tested over 1600m again in the Scone Cup at Scone. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Famous Seamus is best known as a sprinter and reached the highest levels …

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. …

Fell Swoop to be kept fresh for Doomben 10000

Fell Swoop to be kept fresh for Doomben 10000

26 Apr, 2017

Canberra sprinter Fell Swoop will be kept fresh in an attempt to claim his first Group 1 victory when he contests the Group 1 $700,000 James Boag’s Premium Doomben 10000 (1200m) at Doomben on May 13.

Fell Swoop, above, will head towards the Doomben 10000 without another run. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Trainer Matthew Dale …

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 …

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.…