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Famous Seamus Included In George Moore Stakes Nominations

Famous Seamus Included In George Moore Stakes Nominations

2 Dec, 2013

Consistent sprinter Famous Seamus is set to return to racing in Queensland after being included in the nominations for the Group 3 George Moore Stakes (1200m) that will be held at Doomben on Saturday.

Famous Seamus was one of a number of talented sprinters that were included in the nominations for the George Moore Stakes. …

Veteran Ginga Dude Takes Out Tattersall’s Cup Win

Veteran Ginga Dude Takes Out Tattersall’s Cup Win

23 Jun, 2012

Ginga Dude has proved that he is not too old to compete in Australia’s premier racing events by winning the Group 3 Tattersall’s Cup at Eagle Farm today.

Veteran galloper Ginga Dude winning the Group 3 Tattersall's Cup at Eagle Farm - photo © Daniel Costello

The rising nine-year-old was steered to victory by a …

Heathcote Content With Strawberry Road Start For Solzhenitsyn

Heathcote Content With Strawberry Road Start For Solzhenitsyn

7 Jun, 2012

Solzhenitsyn will likely make an appearance in the Listed Strawberry Road Handicap at Eagle Farm this Saturday instead of the $1 million Stradbroke Handicap.

Solzhenitsyn is likely to run in the Strawberry Road Handicap at Eagle Farm - photo © Daniel Costello

The St Petersburg gelding is currently the fourth emergency for the race and …

Hit & Miss Firebolt Returns To Eagle Farm

Hit & Miss Firebolt Returns To Eagle Farm

21 Jun, 2011

Firebolt

One of the most inconsistent horses on either side of the Tasman surely has to be Firebolt, the New Zealand middle distance runner that has a mountain of ability but so often throws it away.

To be fair he has gone back to back, in fact he won at Eagle Farm last year before …

Eagle Farm Track Conditions and Scratching’s

Eagle Farm Track Conditions and Scratching’s

11 Jun, 2011

Eagle Farm is set to host one of Brisbane’s biggest racing days of the year today with three Group Ones, two Group Two’s and three listed races set down for the 2011 Stradbroke Handicap day.

The track staff at Eagle Farm have produced a perfect Good 3 racing surface for the feature race day, with …

Stradbroke & TJ On Bowman’s Pre-Flight Checklist

Stradbroke & TJ On Bowman’s Pre-Flight Checklist

9 Jun, 2011

Jockey Hugh Bowman

While Hugh Bowman packs all the essentials before he heads off to England there’s one thing he’d like to take with him more than anything, a Group 1 win.

Bowman will have his final ride in Australia this Saturday at Eagle Farm and then head off to Europe for a six week …

Firebolt Produces Impressive Win In Lord Mayor’s Cup

Firebolt Produces Impressive Win In Lord Mayor’s Cup

21 May, 2011

Firebolt has blitzed to victory in the first Group race of at Doomben today, winning the Lord Mayor’s Cup by almost one and a half lengths.

The five-year-old Stravinsky gelding made up for his last start in the Group 3 Chairman’s Handicap last weekend where he finished tenth behind Robert Heathcote’s Humma.

The horse took …

James Only Armed With Firebolt In Brisbane

James Only Armed With Firebolt In Brisbane

11 May, 2011

NZ trainer Roger James only has Firebolt for the Brisbane Winter Carnival

Roger James, like many New Zealand trainers, has often played a big part in the Brisbane Winter Carnival.

He’s even claimed Group 1 glory during the carnival back in 2000 when Giovanna won the Queensland Oaks.

In 2011 though his numbers are down, …

Kiwi Onslaught En-Route To Brisbane

Kiwi Onslaught En-Route To Brisbane

3 May, 2011

There are plenty of ex-pat Kiwi’s residing in the suburbs around Brisbane and their numbers will be boosted even further when a couple more move into Doomben and Eagle Farm.

The New Zealand raiders are a familiar part of the Brisbane Winter Carnival and they are becoming increasingly successful after the journey across the ditch.…