News About: Jim Byrne

Perfect Dare will be tested on wet track in Eye Liner Stakes

Perfect Dare will be tested on wet track in Eye Liner Stakes

15 Jun, 2017

Wet track dud Perfect Dare will be tested on a rain affected track when he steps out in the Listed $175,000 City Of Ipswich Eye Liner Stakes (1350m) at Ipswich on Saturday.

Perfect Dare, above in gold colours, won’t be at home on a wet track in the Eye Liner Stakes at Ipswich. Photo by …

Spring Carnival plans in the pipeline for Chocante

Spring Carnival plans in the pipeline for Chocante

15 Jun, 2017

Spring Carnival plans are in the pipeline for New Zealand stayer Chocante following his all the way win in the Group 2 $300,000 Evergreen Turf Brisbane Cup (2200m) at Doomben last Saturday.

A Spring Carnival campaign is in the pipeline for Brisbane Cup winner Chocante, above. Photo by Steve Hart.

Kiwi trainer Stephen Marsh said …

Beadman pair draw wide barriers in Eye Liner Stakes

Beadman pair draw wide barriers in Eye Liner Stakes

14 Jun, 2017

The Darren Beadman trained Federal and Handfast have both drawn wide barriers in the Listed $175,000 City Of Ipswich Eye Liner Stakes (1350m) at Ipswich on Saturday.

Federal, above, has drawn a wide barrier in the Eye Liner Stakes at Ipswich. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Stradbroke Handicap winning trainer – jockey combination of Beadman …

Byrne Back on Perfect Dare in Eye Liner Stakes

Byrne Back on Perfect Dare in Eye Liner Stakes

13 Jun, 2017

In form jockey Jim Byrne will be re-united with the Matthew Dunn trained Perfect Dare in the Listed $175,000 City Of Ipswich Eye Liner Stakes (1350m) at Ipswich on Saturday.

Perfect Dare and Jim Byrne, above in the yellow colours, will combine again in the Eye Liner Stakes at Ipswich. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Byrne …

Capital Gain to be set for the Australian Derby

Capital Gain to be set for the Australian Derby

12 Jun, 2017

Newly crowned Group 1 winner Capital Gain will head to the spelling paddock before being set for an Australian Derby campaign during the 2018 Sydney Autumn Carnival.

Capital Gain, above winning the J.J. Atkins at Doomben, will be set for the 2018 Australian Derby at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Trainer Paul Butterworth is still …

Chocante Leads All The Way in Brisbane Cup

Chocante Leads All The Way in Brisbane Cup

10 Jun, 2017

Kiwi raider Chocante has led from start to finish to win the Group 2 Brisbane Cup (2200m) at Doomben this afternoon; the final race on 2017 Stradbroke Handicap Day.

Chocante led from start to finish to take out the 2017 Brisbane Cup. Photo by: Steve Hart

Chocante failed to fire on heavy going in the …

2017 JJ Atkins Results: Capital Gain Posts Upset Win

2017 JJ Atkins Results: Capital Gain Posts Upset Win

10 Jun, 2017

Capital Gain has delivered trainer Paul Butterworth the biggest win of his career this afternoon, flying home to win the Group 1 JJ Atkins (1600m) at Doomben Racecourse.

Capital Gain could hardly have been more impressive in the 2017 JJ Atkins. Photo by: Steve Hart

Second-favourite behind Melody Belle mid-week, Capital Gain was all but …

Good barrier boosts Gold Symphony’s Stradbroke Handicap chances

Good barrier boosts Gold Symphony’s Stradbroke Handicap chances

7 Jun, 2017

A good barrier draw has boosted the chances of the Team Snowden trained Gold Symphony in the Group 1 $1.5m Stradbroke Handicap (1350m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Gold Symphony, above, has drawn a handy barrier in the Stradbroke Handicap at Doomben. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Gold Symphony is rated as a $21 chance for the …

Melody Belle remains short priced favourite after J.J. Atkins barrier draw

Melody Belle remains short priced favourite after J.J. Atkins barrier draw

7 Jun, 2017

Kiwi filly Melody Belle remains a short priced favourite for the Group 1 $600,000 BMW J.J. Atkins (1600m) at Doomben on Saturday even though she has drawn in the second half of the fifteen horse field.

Jim Byrne, above, rides Capital Gain in the J.J. Atkins at Doomben. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Melody Belle drew …

The Virginian to tune up for Stradbroke Handicap in Moreton Cup

The Virginian to tune up for Stradbroke Handicap in Moreton Cup

1 Jun, 2017

Gold Coast sprinter The Virginian will tune up for the Stradbroke Handicap when he steps out in the Group 2 $175,000 Ascot Green Moreton Cup (1200m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Trainer Toby Edmonds, above, will saddle up The Virginian in the Moreton Cup at Doomben. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The Virginian is currently eighteenth in …