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Bosson to chase 2nd Caulfield Cup win on Gingernuts

Bosson to chase 2nd Caulfield Cup win on Gingernuts

15 Jun, 2017

Highly rated Kiwi jockey Opie Bosson has plenty of time to recover from a severe viral infection before teaming up again with Gingernuts to chase a second Caulfield Cup win during the 2017 Melbourne Spring Carnival.

Opie Bosson and Gingernuts, above, combine to win the 2017 Rosehill Guineas at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

Bosson …

Impending working towards a win in the Stradbroke Handicap

Impending working towards a win in the Stradbroke Handicap

8 Jun, 2017

A brilliant track gallop by Impending has given trainer Darren Beadman some extra confidence heading into Saturday’s Group 1 $1.5m Stradbroke Handicap (1350m) at Doomben.

Impending, above, is working well in the lead up to the Stradbroke Handicap at Doomben. Photo by Steve Hart.

Impending is one of two three-year-olds taking on the older horses …

Complete 2017 Stradbroke Handicap Form Guide

Complete 2017 Stradbroke Handicap Form Guide

7 Jun, 2017

The Stradbroke Handicap Form Guide is essential reading for punters and racing fans ahead of the Group 1 feature race at Doomben Racecourse on Saturday afternoon.

Clearly Innocent remains favourite to win Saturday’s Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap at Doomben. Photo: Steve Hart

The Brisbane Winter Carnival’s best racehorses have been confirmed in a capacity Stradbroke …

Bell hoping for rain to give Jungle an Edge in Stradbroke Handicap

Bell hoping for rain to give Jungle an Edge in Stradbroke Handicap

7 Jun, 2017

Cranbourne trainer Mick Bell is still hoping that some rain arrives at Doomben before Saturday to give his mudlark Jungle Edge a chance to race on his favourite surface in the Group 1 $1.5m Stradbroke Handicap (1350m).

Jungle Edge, above, would appreciate a wet track for the Stradbroke Handicap at Doomben. Photo by Steve Hart.…

Derryn prepares well for Stradbroke Handicap

Derryn prepares well for Stradbroke Handicap

7 Jun, 2017

Lindsay Park trainer David Hayes is pleased with the final preparation of his three year old Derryn for the Group 1 $1.5m Stradbroke Handicap (1350m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Trainer David Hayes is pleased with Derryn, above, in the lead up to the Stradbroke Handicap at Doomben. Photo by Steve Hart.

Derryn had a hit …

Clearly Innocent heads the weights after 1st acceptances for Stradbroke Handicap

Clearly Innocent heads the weights after 1st acceptances for Stradbroke Handicap

31 May, 2017

The Kris Lees trained Clearly Innocent heads the weights for the Group 1 $1.5m Stradbroke Handicap (1350m) at Doomben on June 10 after first acceptances were taken today.

Clearly Innocent, above, is among the first acceptances for the Stradbroke Handicap at Doomben. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Initial top weight Black Heart Bart was not …

Bell not happy with Stradbroke Handicap switch for Jungle Edge

Bell not happy with Stradbroke Handicap switch for Jungle Edge

30 May, 2017

Cranbourne trainer Mick Bell is not happy that his stable star Jungle Edge will have to compete in the Group 1 $1.5m Stradbroke Handicap on June 10 at Doomben following its switch from Eagle Farm.

Jungle Edge, above, will still take his place in the Stradbroke Handicap following its transfer from Eagle Farm to Doomben. …

2017 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup Results: Clearly Innocent Dominant

2017 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup Results: Clearly Innocent Dominant

27 May, 2017

Clearly Innocent has been crowned the 2017 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup winner at Eagle Farm this afternoon after producing a massive turn of foot late to beat a brave Jungle Edge.

Clearly Innocent (pictured winning at Scone) is the 2017 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup winner. Photo: Steve Hart

Jumping from the gates well, the Not A Single …

Counterattack Firming in 2017 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup Betting

Counterattack Firming in 2017 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup Betting

27 May, 2017

Counterattack is set to be crowned the 2017 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup winner at Eagle Farm Racecourse in Brisbane this afternoon.

Counterattack has received plenty of interest in Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup betting markets. Photo: Daniel Costello

That is the tale of the tape in betting markets for the Group 1 feature race, where the Chris Waller-trained …

Blinkers back on Black Heart Bart for Kingsford-Smith Cup

Blinkers back on Black Heart Bart for Kingsford-Smith Cup

26 May, 2017

Five times Group 1 winner Black Heart Bart will wear the blinkers for the first time in three years when he lines up in the Group 1 $700,000 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup (1300m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Black Heart Bart, above, will race with the blinkers back on in the Kingsford-Smith Cup at Eagle Farm. …