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Excellantes Scores Back-to-Back Hinkler Handicap Wins

Excellantes Scores Back-to-Back Hinkler Handicap Wins

6 Jun, 2015

Robert Heathcote’s tough old Queensland galloper got an early win for the Maroon fans at the Sunshine State’s biggest day of racing with seven-year-old Excellatnes successfully defending his Hinkler Handicap title on Stradbroke Handicap Day.

Excellantes successfully defended his Hinkler Handicap title on Stradbroke Handicap Day in a win for the locals this Brisbane Winter …

Waller Confirms JJ Atkins Bid for Press Statement

Waller Confirms JJ Atkins Bid for Press Statement

1 Jun, 2015

Thirteen-time Group 1 winning trainer this season alone, Sydney’s Chris Waller will back-up his Rosehill winner from the weekend Press Statement in the 2015 JJ Atkins in Brisbane this Saturday.

Sydney’s Chris Waller will have three final acceptors for the 2015 J.J. Atkins in Brisbane this weekend. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

Waller, who most recently celebrated …

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.

Murray Baker (pictured here with jockey James McDonald) has Group 1 …

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.

Trainer Anthony Cummings is confident Your Song (pictured) can return to form in …

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.

Streama will wear blinkers in the Stradbroke Handicap on June 8. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

After a promising Randwick trial in …

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

Empire's Choice

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 …