News About: Doomben

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 …

Le Val Racing for Magic Millions Cup Start

Le Val Racing for Magic Millions Cup Start

27 Nov, 2015

Gold Coast horseman Noel Doyle is hoping for a big run and win in Saturday’s $200,000 Group 3 Channel 7 George Moore Stakes (1200m) from Le Val as the summer sprinter looks to bank enough prize money for a Magic Millions Cup start in January.

2016 Magic Millions Cup-bound Gold Coast galloper Le Val lines-up …

Eagle Farm back on track for 2016 Winter Carnival

Eagle Farm back on track for 2016 Winter Carnival

10 Jul, 2015

Queensland’s home of racing, Eagle Farm, is back on track for the 2016 Winter Carnival after the final funding agreements for the redevelopment of the infield tunnels were finalised on Thursday.

Srikandi, above, won the 2015 Stradbroke Handicap which was run at Doomben because of the redevelopment of Eagle Farm. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The …

Jetset Lad Claims One for the Locals in Brisbane Cup

Jetset Lad Claims One for the Locals in Brisbane Cup

6 Jun, 2015

Talented stayer Jetset Lad produced an impressive late kick to win the card-ending Group 2 Brisbane Cup (2200m) on Stradbroke Handicap Day at Doomben Racecourse.

Jetset Lad, red with white sleeves, slices through to win the Brisbane Cup at Doomben. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Jumping from the gates only fairly, jockey Paul Hammersley was forced …