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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 …

Conditions to Suit Hopfgarten in Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup

Conditions to Suit Hopfgarten in Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup

23 May, 2017

Trainer Robert Heathcote is confident that Hopfgarten will again relish the conditions at Eagle Farm on Saturday when he takes his place in the field for the featured Group 1 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup (1300m).

Hopfgarten will relish a return to Eagle Farm in Saturday’s Group 1 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup. Photo: Steve Hart

The Eagle Farm …

Benzini Primed for Premier’s Cup

Benzini Primed for Premier’s Cup

23 May, 2017

Co-trainer Adrian Bull is confident that Benzini is primed for a strong performance in Saturday’s Group 3 Premier’s Cup (2200m) at Eagle Farm, despite having been scratched from the Doomben Cup field last weekend.

Kiwi raider Benzini will return to racing in Saturday’s Group 3 Premier’s Cup at Eagle Farm. Photo: Daniel Costello

A proven …

JJ Atkins Likely for Salsamor

JJ Atkins Likely for Salsamor

23 May, 2017

Co-trainer Natalie Young has revealed that exciting two-year-old Salsamor will be targeted at the Group 1 JJ Atkins (1600m) at Eagle Farm Racecourse on June 10th.

Salsamor (left) is likely to contest the Group 1 JJ Atkins in Brisbane. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Salsamor has only made two competitive appearances at the races …

Black Heart Bart to Take Place in Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup Field

Black Heart Bart to Take Place in Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup Field

23 May, 2017

Trainer Darren Weir has confirmed that stable star Black Heart Bart will back up in Saturday’s Group 1 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup (1300m) at Eagle Farm in Brisbane.

Black Heart Bart is set to contest Saturday’s Group 1 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup at Eagle Farm. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

A multiple winner at the highest level since …

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. …

2017 Queensland Oaks Nominations Released

2017 Queensland Oaks Nominations Released

3 May, 2017

Some of the season’s best three-year-old fillies are set to descend on Eagle Farm Racecourse on June 3rd following the release of eighty-five 2017 Queensland Oaks nominations this morning.

Kenedna has been included in 2017 Queensland Oaks nominations. Photo: Jenny Barnes

Kenedna, Harlow Gold and Egg Tart are prominent in betting for Saturday’s Group …

133 Included in 2017 Stradbroke Handicap Nominations

133 Included in 2017 Stradbroke Handicap Nominations

3 May, 2017

133 horses remain in contention for the Brisbane Winter Carnival’s biggest prize following this morning’s release of 2017 Stradbroke Handicap nominations.

Black Heart Bart leads 2017 Stradbroke Handicap nominations. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Black Heart Bart ran a close second in the 2016 edition of the feature race and leads an outstanding contingent of eleven …

2017 Victory Stakes Day Preview & Tips

2017 Victory Stakes Day Preview & Tips

27 Apr, 2017

2017 Victory Stakes Day has drawn some of the Brisbane Winter Carnival’s most exciting prospects to Eagle Farm Racecourse on Saturday and the Group 2 sprint feature headlines an impressive eight race card.

Takedown will carry improvement into the Group 2 Victory Stakes. Photo: Steve Hart

Talented fields have been confirmed for all eight races …

2017 JJ Atkins on Radar for Casino Fourteen

2017 JJ Atkins on Radar for Casino Fourteen

24 Apr, 2017

A Melbourne run on ANZAC Day this Tuesday will help Cranbourne horseman Greg Eurell determine the JJ Atkins 2017 potential of his lightly-raced colt Casino Fourteen.

Craig Williams has the mount on 2017 J.J. Atkins hope Casino Fourteen in Tuesday’s ANZAC Day Stakes at Flemington. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The son of Casino Prince is …