News About: Stradbroke Handicap Day

Diademe in Tattersall’s Tiara Lead-Up

Diademe in Tattersall’s Tiara Lead-Up

5 Jun, 2013

After being balloted out of the $1.36 million Group 1 AAMI Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) this weekend, Murray Baker’s smart mare Diademe will instead run in one of the Eagle Farm support races on Saturday leading up to her grand final in the Tattersall’s Tiara.

Run back at Eagle Farm on June 22 the females-only $400,000…

Rivals Fear Epaulette Will Sizzle in Stradbroke

Rivals Fear Epaulette Will Sizzle in Stradbroke

3 Jun, 2013

Trainers of rival hopes for this Saturday’s $1.36 million Group 1 AAMI Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) maintain that the Queensland Guineas win by Sizzling was certainly a good effort over the weekend but that top fancy Epaulette is still the one to beat.

Kelso Wood’s reigning TJ Smith winner Sizzling, undefeated in their four start winter…

Blinkers Go On Stradbroke Hopes

Blinkers Go On Stradbroke Hopes

28 May, 2013

A number of horses heading towards the $1.36 million Group 1 AAMI Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm Saturday week will be fitted with blinkers for their attempt at winning Queensland’s richest race.

After a promising Randwick trial in the wet on Monday the talented Guy Walter-trained mare Streama has been confirmed as one galloper…

Eagle Farm Track Conditions and Scratching’s

Eagle Farm Track Conditions and Scratching’s

11 Jun, 2011

Eagle Farm is set to host one of Brisbane’s biggest racing days of the year today with three Group Ones, two Group Two’s and three listed races set down for the 2011 Stradbroke Handicap day.

The track staff at Eagle Farm have produced a perfect Good 3 racing surface for the feature race day, with…

Sad End to an Empire

Sad End to an Empire

9 May, 2011

In a devastating result at Canterbury on Saturday for maestro trainer Bart Cummings, his seven-year-old galloper Empire’s Choice broke down and subsequently had to be euthanised.

The Redoute’s Choice entire lined up for their 25th career start in the $100,000 Canterbury BMW Lord Mayor’s Cup (1900m) but failed to finish after breaking down passing the…