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El-Issa back in action on city tracks

El-Issa back in action on city tracks

3 Jun, 2013

Jockey Bobby El-Issa is vowing to turn around his chequered career and fight his way back to top of the jockey ranks when he starts riding back in the Metropolitan area from July 1.

Trainer Robert Heathcote said he will give Bobby El-Issa rides when he returns to city racing. Photo by Daniel Costello.

El-Issa …

Emvoss Chases Career High In Magic Millions Stayers Cup

Emvoss Chases Career High In Magic Millions Stayers Cup

12 Jan, 2012

Toby Edmonds currently has the favourite for the Magic Millions Stayers Cup this Saturday in talented four-year-old Emvoss.

Emvoss has won four of his nine race starts and is widely tipped to take out this weekend’s $170,000 race.

It will be the fifth race for Emvoss this preparation and trainer Toby Edmonds feels that everything …

Hansen appeal fails – out for six months

Hansen appeal fails – out for six months

21 Dec, 2011

Sunshine Coast trainer Darryl Hansen’s appeal against a six month disqualification and fine was today turned down by Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT).

Hansen was originally penalised for a TC02 positive taken from Hussonator at the Mackay Turf Club on July 9, 2011.

His first appeal to QCAT was dismissed a fortnight ago and …

Hammertime nails George Moore on Adebisi

Hammertime nails George Moore on Adebisi

10 Dec, 2011

The Group 3 George Moore Stakes (1200m) run at 4.15pm would be best remembered as ‘Hammertime.’

That’s because the winner Adebisi got away with cushy run in front courtesy of under-rated Gold Coast rider Paul Hammersley.

Hammersley let the Desleigh Forster-trained gelding roll to the lead at his own pace.

From there he settled comfortably …

Belltone to lift for Moore

Belltone to lift for Moore

10 Dec, 2011

Connections of UNiTAB $8 chance Belltone are expecting an improved run in today’s Group 3 $200,000 George Moore Stakes (1200m) at Doomben .

The Kelso Wood-trained six-year-old is going into the race second-up after a close up effort in the Listed Keith Noud Quality (1200m) at Eagle Farm a fortnight ago.

On that occasion jockey …

Essington Equipped For George Moore Stakes Showdown

Essington Equipped For George Moore Stakes Showdown

8 Dec, 2011

Trainer Darryl Hansen will put the threat of a six month disqualification behind him as he saddles up Essington for this Saturday’s Group 3 George Moore Stakes at Doomben.

Hansen lost his fist appeal against a six month training ban that was imposed by Queensland stewards after his horse Hussonator produced a positive swab in …

Hansen’s last shot to be cleared next Wednesday

Hansen’s last shot to be cleared next Wednesday

7 Dec, 2011

Embattled Sunshine Coast trainer Darryl Hansen will have one last throw at the wickets when an appeal against a six month suspension is heard by the Internal Appeal Tribunal within the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal next Wednesday.

Hansen is fighting the suspension relating to the TC02 positive found from Hussonator at the Mackay Turf …

“Moose” back to his best in Keith Noud

“Moose” back to his best in Keith Noud

26 Nov, 2011

Tough Toowoomba sprinter Listen Son showed his appreciation of home turf by turning his form around to win Listed $100,000 Keith Noud Quality (1200m) at Eagle Farm today.

The Tony Gollan-trained galloper appeared to have lost his way with a poor showing first up in the TAB.com.au Stakes at Flemington last start.

The horse they …

Suspension Spells Retirement For Queensland Trainer

Suspension Spells Retirement For Queensland Trainer

12 Aug, 2011

Darryl Hansen is considering abandoning his training career all together after Racing Queensland handed him a six month suspension and a $10,000 fine after two of his horses tested positive to prohibited substances.

The trainer was suspended for six months after he was found guilty of presenting Hussonator to race with elevated TCO2 (bicarb) levels.…

Essington Is Brisbane’s Gain & Grafton’s Pain

Essington Is Brisbane’s Gain & Grafton’s Pain

4 Jul, 2011

It seemed a done deal that newly crowned Rockhampton Newmarket champion Essington would be heading to Grafton for the Ramornie Handicap but that plan has now been shelved.

Trainer Darryl Hansen has instead decided to stick closer to home and he’ll race at Eagle Farm in the Ascot Handicap on Saturday.

Travel was in the …