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Gai Waterhouse Classic Ideal for Scarlet Billows

Gai Waterhouse Classic Ideal for Scarlet Billows

17 Jun, 2016

Darren Weir is confident Scarlet Billows will relish a step back in class when she lines up for the Listed Gai Waterhouse Classic (1350m) at Ipswich Racecourse this weekend.

Scarlet Billows will relish a return to fillies and mares’ company in the Gai Waterhouse Classic at Ipswich. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

A Stakes winner through …

Saluter Ready for Eye Liner Stakes

Saluter Ready for Eye Liner Stakes

17 Jun, 2016

Trainer Robert Heathcote is pleased with the condition of Saluter this time and believes the six-year-old is ready for a typically strong performance in Saturday’s Listed Eye Liner Stakes (1350m) at Ipswich Racecourse.

Saluter will leave from barrier 4 in Saturday’s Eye Liner Stakes at Ipswich. Photo: Daniel Costello

Saluter has been a notable performer …

Eye Liner Stakes Conditions Suit Benny’s Buttons

Eye Liner Stakes Conditions Suit Benny’s Buttons

13 Jun, 2013

Trainer Kelso Wood will line up Benny’s Buttons in this Saturday’s Listed Eye Liner Stakes at Ipswich.

Benny’s Buttons has won three of his 15 race starts during his career and has earned more than $239,000 in prize money.

Benny's Buttons will run in the Eye Liner Stakes at Ipswich this weekend. Photo by Daniel …

Byrne Itching for Ipswich Cup Winner Number 4

Byrne Itching for Ipswich Cup Winner Number 4

13 Jun, 2013

Top Queensland hoop Jim Byrne is looking down the barrel of his fourth Ipswich Cup trophy and believes he is on the right horse to win it for him with Lloyd Kennewell’s Adelaide raider Rialya engaged for the winter feature on Saturday.

Jim Byrne (pictured here on Power Of Ed) is confident Rialya can win …

Ipswich Winter Consolation for Phelan Ready

Ipswich Winter Consolation for Phelan Ready

11 Jun, 2013

A likely wet track and a black type feature await Jason McLachlan’s former star juvenile Phelan Ready who, after just being balloted out of last Saturday’s iconic Stradbroke Handicap, will take their place at Ipswich on the weekend in the $175,000 Listed City Of Ipswich Eye Liner Stakes (1350m).

Glen Colless (pictured here on Famous …

Gai’s Choice Earns Black Type Attempt At Ipswich

Gai’s Choice Earns Black Type Attempt At Ipswich

14 Jun, 2012

Gai’s Choice has swapped a possible retirement for another attempt at Black Type after two successful runs this campaign.

Gai's Choice will have another attempt at securing a black type win - photo © Steve Hart

The four-year-old mare will target the Gai Waterhouse Classic at Ipswich this Saturday in an attempt to extend her …

Jerezana On Her Way To Spring Carnival Success

Jerezana On Her Way To Spring Carnival Success

14 Jul, 2011

Four-year-old mare Jerezana produced a perfect trial for this spring carnival when she won the Ramornie Handicap at Grafton yesterday.

Trainer Peter Snowden has now won both the past two Listed Ramornie Handicaps, with the talented Pinwheel taking out last year’s race.

Jerezana made her run down the final straight to out-sprint her rivals and …

Gold In Dubai Overwhelms Ipswich Cup Opposition

Gold In Dubai Overwhelms Ipswich Cup Opposition

20 Jun, 2011

Gold In Dubai has won the Ipswich Cup

Gold In Dubai has proven that he has made a successful transition from sprinter to stayer by producing an emphatic victory in the Ipswich Cup last Saturday.

The five-year-old gelding led all the way to resist challenges from placegetters Danagaze and Our Lukas, winning the race by …

Defending Champ First Up In Eye Liner Stakes

Defending Champ First Up In Eye Liner Stakes

17 Jun, 2011

Adnocon will defend their Listed Eye Liner Stakes title at Ipswich

Since the start of this year the Gerald Ryan trained Adnocon has had one main goal, to defend his title in the Listed Eye Liner Stakes at Ipswich.

It took a tremendous run to win last year’s event and it’s not something he’ll be …

Our Lukas Limping Into Third Ipswich Cup

Our Lukas Limping Into Third Ipswich Cup

14 Jun, 2011

Our Lukas

Our Lukas hasn’t been in good form at all of late and this weekend’s Ipswich Cup doesn’t look like it’ll make things any easier for him.

To win the race he’ll need to smash a weight carrying record in the event and turn around a worrying drop in performance.

Our Lukas will be …