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Fell Swoop draws out wide in 2016 BTC Cup

Fell Swoop draws out wide in 2016 BTC Cup

11 May, 2016

Canberra sprinter Fell Swoop has drawn out wide in the second half of the field in barrier ten in the Group 1 $500,000 BTC Cup (1200m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Fell Swoop and Jay Ford, above, will team up again in the BTC Cup at Doomben. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Fourteen horses accepted for the …

Fell Swoop secures good barrier in Victory Stakes

Fell Swoop secures good barrier in Victory Stakes

27 Apr, 2016

Jockey Jay Ford will be able to give Fell Swoop the run of the race after the Canberra sprinter drew barrier two in the Group 2 $200,000 National Fire Industry Association QLD Victory Stakes (1200m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Fell Swoop has drawn nicely at barrier two in the Victory Stakes at Doomben. Photo by …

Jay Ford picks up the ride on Fell Swoop in Victory Stakes

Jay Ford picks up the ride on Fell Swoop in Victory Stakes

26 Apr, 2016

Jay Ford has picked up the plum ride on Fell Swoop in Group 2 $200,000 Victory Stakes (1200m) at Doomben on Saturday, replacing the suspended Damien Oliver.

Jockey Jay Ford, above, has picked up the plum ride on Fell Swoop in the Victory Stakes at Doomben. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Oliver had been an early …

Four extra entries boost Victory Stakes nominations

Four extra entries boost Victory Stakes nominations

26 Apr, 2016

Four extra entries have boosted the nominations for the Group 2 $200,000 Victory Stakes (1200m) at Doomben on Saturday from six to ten.

Charlie Boy, above, is one of four late entries for the Victory Stakes at Doomben. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The Brisbane Racing Club was forced to extend the nomination deadline until Tuesday …

Takeover Target dies at Fifteen

Takeover Target dies at Fifteen

20 Jun, 2015

The ‘People’s Champion’ Takeover Target has been put down following an accident at his Coffs Harbour retirement paddock.

Jockey Jay Ford rode champion sprinter Takeover Target in twenty of his twenty-one wins. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The fifteen year old Takeover Target was enjoying his later years after collecting eight Group 1 victories all around …

Takedown takes out Black Opal Stakes

Takedown takes out Black Opal Stakes

9 Mar, 2015

An all the way win by Takedown in the Group 3 $275,000 Seppelt Black Opal Stakes (1200m) at Canberra on Sunday could tempt connections to pay the late entry fee for the Golden Slipper.

Jay Ford, above, rode Takedown to an all the way win in the Black Opal Stakes at Canberra. Photo buy Daniel …

Payne expecting improvement from Lilliburlero in Dark Jewel Classic

Payne expecting improvement from Lilliburlero in Dark Jewel Classic

15 May, 2014

Trainer David Payne is expecting a vast improvement from his mare Lilliburlero when he removes the blinkers when she runs in the Group 3 $200,000 Coolmore Dark Jewel Classic (1400m) at Scone on Saturday.

Lilliburlero will have the blinkers off in the Dark Jewel Classic at Scone. Photo by Steve Hart.

Payne takes some of …

Lilliburlero Posts Triscay Stakes Triumph In Sydney

Lilliburlero Posts Triscay Stakes Triumph In Sydney

22 Feb, 2014

The final race of the day at Royal Randwick has been won by Lilliburlero, who stormed home in the Group 3 Triscay Stakes.

A brave ride saw Southern Girl almost steal the win, with rider Jim Cassidy going strong out in front during the early stages of the race.

However, the mare had to be …

Overreach Wins Barrier Trial In Impressive Fashion

Overreach Wins Barrier Trial In Impressive Fashion

3 Jan, 2014

2013 Golden Slipper winner Overreach did not make it to the races during the  Spring Racing Carnival but impressed with a dominant barrier trial victory over 728 metres at Royal Randwick this morning.

Overreach won the 2013 Golden Slipper in impressive fashion but is yet to race as a three-year-old. Photo by: Steve Hart

Overreach …

Jolie Bay storms home to take out Roman Consul

Jolie Bay storms home to take out Roman Consul

6 Oct, 2012

Promising filly Jolie Bay produced a strong finish to overtake the favourites to score a narrow win in the Group 2 $175,000 Vili’s Pies Roman Consul Stakes (1200m) at Randwick today.

Jolie Bay (number 7) produced a strong finish to win the Group 2 Roman Consul Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart

Jolie Bay was stepping …