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Stradbroke Handicap moved to Doomben in Winter Carnival overhaul

Stradbroke Handicap moved to Doomben in Winter Carnival overhaul

29 May, 2017

The Group 1 $1.5m Stradbroke Handicap will be run at Doomben this year as a result of a last minute overhaul of the Brisbane Winter Carnival major race days.

Clearly Innocent, above, is the favourite for the Stradbroke Handicap at Doomben. Photo by Steve Hart.

Earlier today Racing Queensland transferred Saturday’s Queensland Oaks meeting to …

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.…

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 …

Tattersall’s Mile Option for Glasshouse Winner Flamboyer

Tattersall’s Mile Option for Glasshouse Winner Flamboyer

4 Jul, 2016

Gold Coast trainer Kelly Doughty is looking at a return to Brisbane later this month with her in-form galloper Flamboyer for a shot at the Tattersall’s Mile after his Glasshouse Handicap win on the Sunshine Coast over the weekend.

Glasshouse Handicap winner Flamboyer could run in the Tattersall’s Mile on Doomben at the end of …

Godolphin Prominent in Early 2016 Doomben Cup Betting

Godolphin Prominent in Early 2016 Doomben Cup Betting

17 May, 2016

Godolphin are poised to saddle the quinella in Saturday’s Group 1 feature race in Brisbane, as classy stable mates Hauraki and It’s Somewhat continue to dominate 2016 Doomben Cup betting markets this week.

Hauraki remains favourite to win Saturday’s Group 1 Doomben Cup. Photo: Steve Hart

Hauraki has been one of Godolphin’s more consistent performers …

Canterbury Classic Ideal for Decision Time First-Up

Canterbury Classic Ideal for Decision Time First-Up

22 Dec, 2015

Decision Time produced a number of typically competitive efforts through the recent Spring Carnival, and trainer Clarry Conners is confident the veteran is ready for a strong first-up run in Saturday’s Listed Canterbury Classic (1200m) at Royal Randwick.

Decision Time is primed for a big first-up performance in Saturday’s Canterbury Classic at Royal Randwick

Decision …

Centre Pivot Ready for Magic Millions Stayers Cup

Centre Pivot Ready for Magic Millions Stayers Cup

21 Dec, 2015

Blake Shinn partnered Centre Pivot to success in the Bernborough Handicap (1610m) at Doomben over the weekend and is confident the talented gelding’s performance figured as an ideal tune-up ahead of the Magic Millions Stayers Cup (1800m) on the Gold Coast on January 9th.

Centre Pivot received a perfect tune up for the …

Doomben To Suit Unequivocal In Just Now Quality

Doomben To Suit Unequivocal In Just Now Quality

4 Dec, 2015

Hawkesbury horseman Noel Mayfield-Smith believes Doomben Racecourse could be the key to unlocking better form from his honest mare Unequivocal who runs at the track in Saturday’s $100,000 Listed Just Now Quality Handicap (1350m).

Jockey Craig Williams rides the Noel Mayfield-Smith-trained Unequivocal in Saturday’s Just Now Quality Handicap in Brisbane. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

Two black-type …

Gollan Confident in Lough Neagh Stakes Prospects

Gollan Confident in Lough Neagh Stakes Prospects

30 Nov, 2015

Leading Queensland trainer Tony Gollan saddled the trifecta in Saturday’s featured George Moore Stakes at Doomben, and is confident the hit-out figures as the ideal final point of call for placegetters Gundy Spirit and Fontelina ahead of the Listed Lough Neagh Stakes (1350m) in a fortnight.

Fontelina will progress to the Lough Neagh Stakes in …

La Dolce Vita Drawn for Mode Plate Upset

La Dolce Vita Drawn for Mode Plate Upset

27 Nov, 2015

After a gun barrier draw La Dolce Vita is a livewire chance to turn the tables on Saturday’s Mode Plate favourite Secret Agenda in the rematch at Doomben Racecourse on George Moore Stakes Day according to her trainer.

La Dolce Vita lines up against race favourite Secret Saga (pictured) for the third time on the …