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Toowoomba on track for re-opening on New Year’s Eve

Toowoomba on track for re-opening on New Year’s Eve

11 Dec, 2013

The reconstructed Toowoomba course proper is on track for re-opening on New Year’s Eve following the successful running of two jump outs on Tuesday morning.

Fillydelphia has been earmarked to run in the Bernborough Handicap at Toowoomba''s re-opening. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The Toowoomba Turf Club will showcase their new StrathAyr track with the running …

Absalon Could Return To Group Level In Villiers Stakes

Absalon Could Return To Group Level In Villiers Stakes

5 Dec, 2013

Trainer Sam Kavanagh has revealed that progressive gelding Absalon could return to Group level in the Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick on December 14.

Absalon stamped himself as a potential Group level winner with his impressive victory in the Recognition Stakes at Doomben on Saturday. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Absalon started his campaign with …

Weight no problem for Fillydelphia in Recognition Stakes

Weight no problem for Fillydelphia in Recognition Stakes

29 Nov, 2013

Leading trainer Robert Heathcote doesn’t consider Fillydelphia’s 58kgs is a problem as she attempts to continue her winning form in the Listed $80,000 Tattersall’s Recognition Stakes (1600m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Fillydelphia back in the winner's list at Eagle Farm. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Fillydelphia won her first race for thirteen months at Eagle Farm …

Appearance To Return In Sheraco Stakes

Appearance To Return In Sheraco Stakes

11 Sep, 2013

Group 1 winning mare Appearance is set to return to the races against a strong field of mares in the Group 3 Sheraco Stakes (1200m) at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday.

Appearance will begin her 2013 Spring Racing Carnival campaign in the Sheraco Stakes at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday. Photo by: Steve Hart

Appearance was on …

Heathcote’s Forgotten Spring Contender Gets Melbourne Test

Heathcote’s Forgotten Spring Contender Gets Melbourne Test

4 Oct, 2012

Buffering and Solzhenitsyn have already shown they are up to grade in Melbourne but it will be a less heralded member of Robert Heathcote’s spring brigade stepping out in the Victorian capital this weekend.

Excellantes (outside) will get a Melbourne test in the Group 2 Gilgai Stakes at Flemington. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Excellantes, a …

Wonderful two state double for Patinack

Wonderful two state double for Patinack

3 Dec, 2011

Patinack Farm scored a two state double when its strong finishing mare Wonderful Lass boosted her broodmare value by gaining black-type in the Listed Recognition Stakes (1600m) today.

The John Thompson-trained mare needed every inch of the long Eagle Farm straight to snatch a narrowly victory over Carry Me Bluey who was given a daring …

Clash Of The Stablemates In Brisbane Handicap

Clash Of The Stablemates In Brisbane Handicap

18 Nov, 2011

Fillydelphia (pictured) will take on stablemate Humma in the Brisbane Handicap

Robert Heathcote will post stablemates against each other when he runs both Fillydelphia and Hummain the Listed Brisbane Handicap at Doomben this Saturday.

Fillydelphia came out on top in their last battle, winning the Perfect Italiano Handicap on November 5 ahead of Humma, who …

Heathcote Possesses Army Of Runners At Doomben

Heathcote Possesses Army Of Runners At Doomben

28 May, 2011

Top Queensland trainer Robert Heathcote has a program full of winning chances at Doomben Racecourse today, with a horse in almost every race.

This year has already been one of Heathcote’s most successful winter carnivals yet.

“It has been a good carnival for us,” Heathcote said.

“I planned to have the bulk of my quality …

Oaks Or Derby Dilemma For Fillydelphia

Oaks Or Derby Dilemma For Fillydelphia

25 May, 2011

Robert Heathcote is yet to decide whether to send his talented filly Fillydelphia to the Queensland Oaks on June 4 or the Queensland Derby on June 11.

The trainer is considering paying the late entry fee for the Queensland Derby at Eagle Farm should Fillydelphia win the group 3 Grand Prix Stakes at Doomben this …

Buffering A Threat To Hay List’s Doomben 10,000

Buffering A Threat To Hay List’s Doomben 10,000

24 May, 2011

Doomben 10,000 favourite Hay List

Buffering has had a tremendous start to the winter with a big win on the Gold Coast accounting for Group 1 winner Atomic Force and a solid third amid tremendous company last start in the BTC Cup at Doomben.

This week he heads to the Doomben 10,000 where he’ll run …