News About: Queensland Winter Carnival

Srikandi to run in Stradbroke Handicap

Srikandi to run in Stradbroke Handicap

26 May, 2014

Srikandi’s devastating win at Doomben last Saturday has convinced connections to pay the late entry fee for the filly to run in the Group 1 $1.36m AAMI Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm on June 7.

Srikandi to run in Stradbroke Handicap after winning the Glenlogan Park Stakes, above. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The Ciaron …

Zennista Out to Claim Caloundra Cup for Kiwis

Zennista Out to Claim Caloundra Cup for Kiwis

26 Jun, 2013

In-form mare Zennista heads a strong contingent of New Zealand horses who will be out to steal Caloundra Cup (2400m) glory from their Australian counterparts at the Sunshine Coast on Saturday.

The five-year-old will be having her fourth start at Queensland’s winter carnival after impressing in three lead-up runs.

While the Lisa Latta-trained stayer hasn’t …

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 …

Margins Continues Down Promising Path

Margins Continues Down Promising Path

10 Apr, 2013

Toowoomba trainer Ben Currie admits promising stayer Margins is still yet to prove himself but says he wouldn’t “trade him for anything.”

Queensland stayer Margins will continue his rise through the grades at Doomben on Saturday. Photo by: Daniel Costello.

The four-year-old will contest the Sky Racing Class 6 Plate at Doomben on Saturday but …

Adnocon’s good winter form to continue in Tatt’s Mile

Adnocon’s good winter form to continue in Tatt’s Mile

20 Jul, 2012

Trainer Gerald Ryan is hoping Adnocon’s good winter form will continue when the six year old lines up in the Listed $80,000 Tattersall’s Mile (1600m) at Eagle Farm tomorrow.

Gerald Ryan is hoping Adnocon's (pictured outside) good winter form will continue in the Tattersall's Mile - photo © Daniel Costello

Ryan has been rewarded with …

O’Shea to launch Winter Carnival assault in BTC Cup

O’Shea to launch Winter Carnival assault in BTC Cup

8 May, 2012

Sydney trainer John O’Shea will launch his Queensland Winter Carnival assault on Saturday when he lines up his two smart fillies Sea Siren and Elite Falls in the Group 1 $400,000 Smirnoff BTC Cup (1200m) at Doomben.

O’Shea held back on Sea Siren towards the end of the Sydney Autumn Carnival after the filly showed …