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Racing Heart Takes Final Steps Towards Sydney Spring

Racing Heart Takes Final Steps Towards Sydney Spring

31 Aug, 2012

Racing Heart will continue his path towards the Sydney spring carnival when he runs in Brisbane tomorrow.

The Robert Heathcote-trained stayer will run in the $50,000 Mt St Michael’s College Open Handicap at Eagle Farm Racecourse against the likes of Saint Encosta.

Racing Heart will run at Eagle Farm before a posible Sydney spring campaign. …

Palais Court Threatens Doutfilly’s Chances At Doomben

Palais Court Threatens Doutfilly’s Chances At Doomben

23 Aug, 2012

Palais Court will go into this Saturday’s Dulux Project Services QTIS Three-Year-Old Handicap at Doomben as the rank outsider, however, trainer Natalie McCall is asking the public not to write her off just yet.

The Court Command filly will have to face off against odds-on favourite Doubtfilly, who placed a gallant fourth in the $3.5 …

River Lad Exceeds Expectations To Claim WJ Healy Stakes

River Lad Exceeds Expectations To Claim WJ Healy Stakes

23 Jun, 2012

It was a feat that surprised even his trainer when four-year-old River Lad stormed home to win the WJ Healy Stakes at Eagle Farm this afternoon.

River Lad's win in the WJ Healy Stakes surprised even his trainer - photo © Daniel Costello

River Lad won the Group 3 race in impressive style in front …

Guineas Form Holds As Pear Tart Claims Tattersall’s Tiara Win

Guineas Form Holds As Pear Tart Claims Tattersall’s Tiara Win

23 Jun, 2012

Pear Tart has produced an upset win in the Group 1 Tattersall’s Tiara today at Eagle Farm Racecourse.

Pear Tart produces an upset to win the Tattersall's Tiara - photo © Daniel Costello

The three-year-old filly took out the final major race of the Brisbane Winter Carnival in style ahead of Skyerush, who finished second, …

Veteran Ginga Dude Takes Out Tattersall’s Cup Win

Veteran Ginga Dude Takes Out Tattersall’s Cup Win

23 Jun, 2012

Ginga Dude has proved that he is not too old to compete in Australia’s premier racing events by winning the Group 3 Tattersall’s Cup at Eagle Farm today.

Veteran galloper Ginga Dude winning the Group 3 Tattersall's Cup at Eagle Farm - photo © Daniel Costello

The rising nine-year-old was steered to victory by a …

Roi D’Jeu Targets Queensland For Winter Campaign

Roi D’Jeu Targets Queensland For Winter Campaign

19 Jun, 2012

New Zealand galloper Roi D’Jeu has set his sights on Queensland after his second place effort at Rosehill last weekend.

The six-year-old placed second behind Adroitly in the $100,000 Stayers Cup in what was the fourth race starts of his campaign.

Trainer Craig Ritchie was more than happy with the result.

“I never gave us …

Gai’s Choice Earns Black Type Attempt At Ipswich

Gai’s Choice Earns Black Type Attempt At Ipswich

14 Jun, 2012

Gai’s Choice has swapped a possible retirement for another attempt at Black Type after two successful runs this campaign.

Gai's Choice will have another attempt at securing a black type win - photo © Steve Hart

The four-year-old mare will target the Gai Waterhouse Classic at Ipswich this Saturday in an attempt to extend her …

Heathcote Content With Strawberry Road Start For Solzhenitsyn

Heathcote Content With Strawberry Road Start For Solzhenitsyn

7 Jun, 2012

Solzhenitsyn will likely make an appearance in the Listed Strawberry Road Handicap at Eagle Farm this Saturday instead of the $1 million Stradbroke Handicap.

Solzhenitsyn is likely to run in the Strawberry Road Handicap at Eagle Farm - photo © Daniel Costello

The St Petersburg gelding is currently the fourth emergency for the race and …

Ironstein Out To Post Brisbane Cup Win

Ironstein Out To Post Brisbane Cup Win

5 Jun, 2012

Ironstein is in the mix to claim a Group 2 Brisbane Cup win when he lines up at Eagle Farm this weekend.

The Zabeel gelding finished third in the Group 3 Premier’s Cup last start after placing second in the Group 3 Chairman’s Handicap in his previous run.

Ironstein is looking to win the Brisbane …

Bribie Has Big Boots To Fill At Doomben Midweek Meet

Bribie Has Big Boots To Fill At Doomben Midweek Meet

28 Feb, 2012

Bribie will attempt to recreate the performance of older brother Woorim when he runs at tomorrow’s midweek meeting in Doomben.

The Show A Heart gelding is a full brother to Woorim, who gave trainer Robert Heathcote his first Group 1 win in the Oakleigh Plate last Saturday.

Heathcote is confident that Bribie can take out …