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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 will be late nomination for J J Atkins

Melody Belle will be late nomination for J J Atkins

31 May, 2017

Nominal favourite Melody Belle is missing from the first acceptances for the Group 1 $600,000 BMW Australia J.J. Atkins (1600m) at Doomben on June 10 following a communication oversight.

Trainer Peter Snowden, above, has Taking Aim in the J J Atkins first acceptances. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Giant New Zealand-based racing stable Te Akau Racing …

Grand Prix Stakes fancy Order Again can pencil in a Queensland Derby spot

Grand Prix Stakes fancy Order Again can pencil in a Queensland Derby spot

26 May, 2017

Promising staying three year old Order Again can pencil in a spot in the Queensland Derby with another impressive performance in the Group 3 $150,000 Mullins Lawyers Grand Prix Stakes (2200m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Larry Cassidy, above, rides Order Again in the Grand Prix Stakes at Eagle Farm. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The …

Shocking Luck early favourite for Grand Prix Stakes

Shocking Luck early favourite for Grand Prix Stakes

24 May, 2017

Hong Kong bound Shocking Luck has been installed the early favourite for the Group 3 $150,000 Mullins Lawyers Grand Prix Stakes (2200m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Kiwi jockey Opie Bosson, above on Rosehill Guineas winner Gingernuts, will ride Shocking Luck in the Grand Prix Stakes at Eagle Farm. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Stephen …

Queensland Derby The Target for Rough Habit Plate Winner Shocking Luck

Queensland Derby The Target for Rough Habit Plate Winner Shocking Luck

13 May, 2017

Shocking Luck has produced a superior staying effort to win the Group 3 Rough Habit Plate (2000m) in Brisbane; the final race on 2017 Doomben 10,000 Day.

Shocking Luck had just that when second at Ipswich on debut in Australia last week, but the horse was out to make his own this afternoon and took …

2017 Doomben 10,000 Day Results: Redzel Wins the Feature

2017 Doomben 10,000 Day Results: Redzel Wins the Feature

13 May, 2017

2017 Doomben 10,000 Day has drawn some of the Winter Carnival’s most exciting horses to Doomben Racecourse in Brisbane this afternoon and is highlighted by the Group 1 sprint, contested over 1200m.

Russian Revolution is favourite to win this afternoon’s Doomben 10,000. Photo: Steve Hart

We will be covering the 2017 Doomben 10,000 Day results …

2017 Doomben 10,000 Day Preview & Tips

2017 Doomben 10,000 Day Preview & Tips

11 May, 2017

Some of the Brisbane Winter Carnival’s most exciting prospects will step out at Doomben Racecourse on Saturday for 2017 Doomben 10,000 Day; highlighted by the season’s first Group 1 feature race.

Music Magnate will attempt to defend his crown in Saturday’s Group 1 Doomben 10,000. Photo: Steve Hart

Capacity fields have been confirmed for nearly …

Mongolian Wolf’s place in the Rough Habit Plate is up in the air

Mongolian Wolf’s place in the Rough Habit Plate is up in the air

11 May, 2017

The Group 3 $125,000 Mittys Rough Habit Plate (2000m) at Doomben on Saturday is trainer Darren Weir’s preferred option for dual acceptor Mongolian Wolf.

Mongolian Wolf, above, is an acceptor for the Rough Habit Plate at Doomben and the Noel Rundle handicap at Caulfield. Photo by Steve Hart.

Weir is hoping suitable travel arrangements can …

Weights to determine Cylinder Beach’s Villiers Stakes Fate

Weights to determine Cylinder Beach’s Villiers Stakes Fate

28 Nov, 2016

Eagle Farm trainer Desleigh Forster will wait until the weights are released for the Group 2 $250,000 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on December 17 before confirming a start for Cylinder Beach.

Cylinder Beach, above, could head to Sydney for the Villiers Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Forster collected her second Stakes success …

Forster can’t split her two Queensland Derby runners

Forster can’t split her two Queensland Derby runners

10 Jun, 2016

Eagle Farm trainer Desleigh Forster is finding it hard to separate her two runners, Cylinder Beach and I’m Belucci, in the Group 1 $600,000 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Cylinder Beach, above gold and maroon colours, is one of two runners for trainer Desleigh Forster in Queens;and Derby at Eagle …