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Change of venue for Queensland Oaks will suit Kenedna

Change of venue for Queensland Oaks will suit Kenedna

30 May, 2017

The transfer of the Group 1 $500,000 Treasury Brisbane Queensland Oaks (2200m) from Eagle Farm to Doomben will suit Kenedna according to trainer Darren Weir.

Queensland Oaks hopeful Kenedna, above, is a last start winner in the Roses at Doomben. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Racing Queensland ordered the shift of the Queensland Oaks Race Day …

Waller to have multiple runners in 2017 Queensland Oaks

Waller to have multiple runners in 2017 Queensland Oaks

30 May, 2017

Sydney’s leading trainer Chris Waller will have multiple runners in Saturday’s Group 1 $500,000 Treasury Brisbane Queensland Oaks (2200m) at Doomben.

Egg Tart, above in green and red colours, is the top pick of trainer Chris Waller’s Queensland Oaks contingent. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Waller has seven fillies among the first acceptances for the Queensland …

Pygmy taking big step up in class in Queensland Oaks

Pygmy taking big step up in class in Queensland Oaks

29 May, 2017

Restricted class filly Pygmy will be taking a big step up in class when she competes in the Group 1 $500,000 Treasury Brisbane Queensland Oaks (2200m) at Doomben on Saturday.

The Chris Waller trained Egg Tart, above in green and red colours, is one of the top chances in the Queensland Oaks at Doomben. Photo …

Clearly Innocent will carry the top weight in 2017 Stradbroke Handicap

Clearly Innocent will carry the top weight in 2017 Stradbroke Handicap

29 May, 2017

Last Saturday’s Group 1 Kingsford-Smith Cup winner Clearly Innocent will carry the top weight for the Group 1 $1.5m Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm on June 10.

Clearly Innocent, above, looks likely to carry the top weight in the Stradbroke Handicap. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Kris Lees trained Clearly Innocent was allocated 55.5kg …

No Stradbroke Handicap for Black Heart Bart

No Stradbroke Handicap for Black Heart Bart

29 May, 2017

Five times Group 1 winner Black Heart Bart will be sent for break and will be out of contention for the Group 1 $1.5m Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm on June 10.

Black Heart Bart, above, will be spelled before being prepared for the Spring Carnival. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Black Heart Bart …

New venue to be decided for Queensland Oaks

New venue to be decided for Queensland Oaks

29 May, 2017

The Brisbane Racing Club are set to challenge Racing Queensland today after the governing body announced yesterday that the Group 1 $500,000 Treasury Brisbane Queensland Oaks (2400m) will not be run at Eagle Farm this Saturday.

The Darren Weir trained Kenedna, above, is one of the top fancies for the Queensland Oaks. Photo by Jenny …

Weir to make late call for Black Heart Bart in Kingsford -Smith Cup

Weir to make late call for Black Heart Bart in Kingsford -Smith Cup

26 May, 2017

Victoria’s champion trainer Darren Weir will make a late call if favourite Black Heart Bart will take his place in the field for the Group 1 $700,000 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup (1300m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Black Heart Bart, above, is not certain to run on a heavy track in the Kingsford-Smith Cup at Eagle …

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 …

Derryn can maintain form in Kingsford-Smith Cup

Derryn can maintain form in Kingsford-Smith Cup

25 May, 2017

Lindsay Park co-trainer David Hayes is expecting his promising three year old Derryn to maintain his good form when he takes on the older horses again in Saturday’s Group 1 $700,000 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup (1300m) at Eagle Farm.

Derryn, above, is in good form going into the Kingsford-Smith Cup at Eagle Farm. Photo by Steve …

Music Magnate can add to Lloyd’s record with win in Kingsford-Smith Cup

Music Magnate can add to Lloyd’s record with win in Kingsford-Smith Cup

25 May, 2017

Record breaking jockey Jeff Lloyd can add another Group 1 win to his already outstanding resume with a win on Music Magnate in the $700,000 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup (1300m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Jockey Jeff Lloyd, above, will ride Music Magnate in the Kingsford-Smith Cup at Eagle farm. Photo by Daniel Costello.

A winning …