News About: Racing Queensland
All four Racing Queensland boards are to be abolished on the eve of the running of the Queensland Winter Carnival’s showpiece Stradbroke Handicap race day following the release of the damning report by Alan MacSporran in relation to the greyhound live baiting scandal.
Trainer Gary Portelli believes that the 2014 Stradbroke Handicap barrier draw is key to the chances of Rebel Dane in the Group 1 event at Eagle Farm on June 7.
Trainer Phillip Stokes believes that Hucklebuck has trained on strongly from his defeat in the Group 3 Fred Best Classic (1350m) at Doomben on May 17 and is confident that the talented gelding will produce an improved performance in the Group 2 Queensland Guineas (1400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.
The Gerald Ryan trained Snitzerland will be sent to the paddock after being scratched from the Group 1 $400,000 Bundaberg Distilling Co. BTC Cup (1200m) at Doomben on Saturday because of a shoulder injury.
Ryan reported to Racing Queensland stewards this …
Pinch River is rated an outsider in 2014 Magic Millions Classic betting markets, but trainer Robert Heathcote is confident that the gelding will perform better than his odds suggest in the $2 million event this weekend.
Victorian colt Nordic Empire is in doubt to take his place in the 2014 Jeep $2m Magic Millions 2yo Classic (1200m) at the Gold Coast on Saturday after pulling up lame this morning.
Caulfield trainer Mick Price immediately …
Echo Gal remains a chance to contest the 2014 Magic Millions Classic (1200m) at the Gold Coast on January 11 and will trial in front of Racing Queensland stewards tomorrow.
Echo Gal was well-backed in …
The reconstructed Toowoomba course proper is on track for re-opening on New Year’s Eve following the successful running of two jump outs on Tuesday morning.
The Toowoomba Turf Club will showcase their new StrathAyr track with the running …
Popular Queensland jockey and mother of two Desiree Gill passed away on Sunday as result of injuries sustained from a fall at the Sunshine Coast race meeting on Saturday night.
As usual, the close-knit racing fraternity comes together is times of tragedy and her husband, leading Gympie trainer Barry Gill, will get all the support …
- Chris Waller
- Melbourne Cup
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- Cox Plate
- Caulfield Cup
- Peter Moody
- Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival
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- Hugh Bowman
- Doncaster Mile
- Black Caviar
- Peter Snowden
- Damien Oliver
- Caulfield Guineas
- Queen Elizabeth Stakes
- Craig Williams
- James McDonald
- Blue Diamond Stakes
- Darren Weir
- Newmarket Handicap
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