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Bosson to chase 2nd Caulfield Cup win on Gingernuts

Bosson to chase 2nd Caulfield Cup win on Gingernuts

15 Jun, 2017

Highly rated Kiwi jockey Opie Bosson has plenty of time to recover from a severe viral infection before teaming up again with Gingernuts to chase a second Caulfield Cup win during the 2017 Melbourne Spring Carnival.

Opie Bosson and Gingernuts, above, combine to win the 2017 Rosehill Guineas at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

Bosson …

2017 Caulfield Cup the Target for Ruthven

2017 Caulfield Cup the Target for Ruthven

13 Jun, 2017

Trainer Ciaron Maher has confirmed that the 2017 Caulfield Cup will figure as the major Spring Carnival target for Ruthven, after the three-year-old stormed home to win the Group 1 Queensland Derby (2200m) last weekend.

Ruthven flew home to win the Group 1 Queensland Derby at Doomben last weekend. Photo: Steve Hart

Ruthven was sent …

Ruthven is the 2017 Queensland Derby Winner

Ruthven is the 2017 Queensland Derby Winner

10 Jun, 2017

Hugh Bowman’s experience has been the difference at Doomben this afternoon and the leading Sydney hoop has partnered Ruthven to a dominant win in the Group 1 Queensland Derby (2200m).

Ruthven was dominant in the 2017 Queensland Derby at Doomben this afternoon. Photo by: Steve Hart

Jumping from the gates well, Bowman allowed Ruthven to …

2017 Stradbroke Handicap Results: Impending Wins

2017 Stradbroke Handicap Results: Impending Wins

10 Jun, 2017

The 2017 Stradbroke Handicap Day results will be updated all afternoon long at horseracing.com.au and we can’t wait to get stuck into a massive day of racing.

The Stradbroke Handicap is the obvious highlight, but there are two other Group 1 races on the card in the form of the JJ Atkins and the Queensland …

Ruthven set to peak in 2017 Queensland Derby

Ruthven set to peak in 2017 Queensland Derby

9 Jun, 2017

Trainer Ciaron Maher is expecting Ruthven to peak for Saturday’s Group 1 $600,000 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2200m) at Doomben and turn the tables on arch rival Volatile Mix.

Volatile Mix, gold cap and white sleeves, beats Ruthven, blue and lime hoops, above in the South Australian Derby at Morphettville. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Ruthven …

Complete 2017 Queensland Derby Form Guide

Complete 2017 Queensland Derby Form Guide

8 Jun, 2017

The 2017 Queensland Derby Form Guide is a must read for novice punters and racing fans ahead of the Group 1 race at Doomben in Brisbane on Saturday afternoon.

Volatile Mix will take his place in Saturday’s Group 1 Queensland Derby field. Photo: Jenny Barnes

Some of the winter’s best three-year-old stayers have been confirmed …

Queensland Derby’s reduced distance will suit Shocking Luck

Queensland Derby’s reduced distance will suit Shocking Luck

8 Jun, 2017

The reduced distance of 2200m for the Group 1 $600,000 Channel Seven Queensland Derby at Doomben on Saturday will suit Kiwi three year old Shocking Luck.

Volatile Mix, above with yellow cap and white sleeves, will jump from the outside gate in the Queensland Derby at Doomben. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Two starts back Shocking …

Melody Belle can recoup late fee with J.J. Atkins win

Melody Belle can recoup late fee with J.J. Atkins win

8 Jun, 2017

Short priced favourite Melody Belle can recoup her late entry fee with plenty of interest if she can win the Group 1 $600,000 BMW J.J. Atkins (1600m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Hugh Bowman, above, rides Taking Aim in the J.J. Atkins at Doomben. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Melody Belle’s is raced by New Zealand’s Te …

2017 Stradbroke Handicap Day Preview & Tips

2017 Stradbroke Handicap Day Preview & Tips

8 Jun, 2017

2017 Stradbroke Handicap Day will take place at Doomben Racecourse on Saturday, following the BRC’s decision to move the meet from Eagle Farm.

Mackintosh and Counterattack will trade blows in the Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap at Doomben on Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart

All nine races on 2017 Stradbroke Handicap Day will be contested at black …

No Order Again in 2017 Queesnland Derby field

No Order Again in 2017 Queesnland Derby field

7 Jun, 2017

One time favourite Order Again is a noted absentee from the final field for the 2017 Group 1 $600,000 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2200m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Volatile Mix, above, with yellow cap and white sleeves, has drawn a wide barrier in the Queensland Derby at Doomben. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Order Again was …