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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 …

Anagold Produces Ipswich Cup Upset

Anagold Produces Ipswich Cup Upset

15 Jun, 2013

In scenes reminiscent of Linton’s remarkable Stradbroke Handicap win last weekend, long-shot chance Anagold produced a stunning rails run to claim the biggest win of her career in the $200,000 Listed Ipswich Cup (2150m) today.

Anagold scores an upset win in the Ipswich Cup, ahead of High Kin. Photo by Daniel Costello

Despite having poor …

Tatt’s Tiara Awaits Gai Waterhouse Classic Winner Peron

Tatt’s Tiara Awaits Gai Waterhouse Classic Winner Peron

15 Jun, 2013

There has been a feeling in the racing community all winter that three-year-old filly Peron may be something special.

Peron impressively wins the Gai Waterhouse Classic and now goes towards the Group 1 Tattersall's Tiara. Photo by Daniel Costello

Turn of foot, tick. Winning record, tick. Breeding, tick.

The lightly-raced sprinter did nothing but increase …

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 …

Conservatorium “Spot On” for Stradbroke Consolation

Conservatorium “Spot On” for Stradbroke Consolation

13 Jun, 2013

Adelaide gelding Conservatorium can make some sort of amends for narrowly missing a Stradbroke start when he tackles the Listed Eye Liner Stakes (1350m) at Ipswich on Saturday.

The five-year-old went down in heartbreaking fashion in the QTC Cup last Saturday week when a photo finish revealed he was beaten by the shortest of margins.…

Peron Can Book Tatt’s Tiara Berth

Peron Can Book Tatt’s Tiara Berth

12 Jun, 2013

There would be few racing experts that doubt Patinack Farm’s three-year-old filly Peron is a Group 1 horse in the making.

Peron will contest the Gai Waterhouse Classic at Ipswich on Saturday. Photo by: Daniel Costello.

But whether her opportunity in the top grade comes this season could be determined this weekend when she lines …

Capacity Field for Ipswich Cup

Capacity Field for Ipswich Cup

12 Jun, 2013

Peter Moody’s front-running import Voila Ici heads a capacity field for this Saturday’s Listed $200,000 Ipswich Cup (2150m).

Voila Ici (right) heads the Ipswich Cup field. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The eight-year-old has been allocated the topweight of 60kg for his attempt to claim his first win for Victoria’s premier trainer.

In nine …

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 …