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Conditions to Suit Hopfgarten in Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup

Conditions to Suit Hopfgarten in Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup

23 May, 2017

Trainer Robert Heathcote is confident that Hopfgarten will again relish the conditions at Eagle Farm on Saturday when he takes his place in the field for the featured Group 1 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup (1300m).

Hopfgarten will relish a return to Eagle Farm in Saturday’s Group 1 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup. Photo: Steve Hart

The Eagle Farm …

Black Heart Bart to Take Place in Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup Field

Black Heart Bart to Take Place in Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup Field

23 May, 2017

Trainer Darren Weir has confirmed that stable star Black Heart Bart will back up in Saturday’s Group 1 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup (1300m) at Eagle Farm in Brisbane.

Black Heart Bart is set to contest Saturday’s Group 1 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup at Eagle Farm. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

A multiple winner at the highest level since …

Jungle Edge to back up in Kingsford-Smith Cup

Jungle Edge to back up in Kingsford-Smith Cup

22 May, 2017

Last Saturday’s all the way BRC Sprint winner Jungle Edge is set to back up this Saturday at Eagle Farm in the Group 1 $700,000 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup (1300m) which was formerly know as the BTC Cup.

Jungle Edge, above, is set to back up in the Kingsford-Smith Cup at Eagle Farm. Photo by Steve …

Stradbroke Handicap The Target For Chief De Beers Winner The Virginian

Stradbroke Handicap The Target For Chief De Beers Winner The Virginian

20 May, 2017

The Virginian is on track for another tilt at the 2017 Stradbroke Handicap after he returned to the races with a most impressive victory in the Chief De Beers at Doomben this afternoon.

Jim Byrne steered home The Virginian in the Chief De Beers at Doomben this afternoon. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Jockey Jim Byrne …

Chief De Beers fancy The Virginian chasing 2nd Stradbroke Handicap start

Chief De Beers fancy The Virginian chasing 2nd Stradbroke Handicap start

19 May, 2017

Lightly raced four year old The Virginian can earn himself a second start in the Group 1 $1.5m Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm on June 10 if he can perform up to expectation at Doomben on Saturday.

Jim Byrne, above, rides The Virginian in the Chief De Beers at Doomben. Photo by Daniel Costello.…

Goodwood rider for Lucky Liberty on hold

Goodwood rider for Lucky Liberty on hold

18 May, 2017

Punters will have to wait until race morning before finding out who will ride late inclusion Lucky Liberty in the Group 1 $1m Darley Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

First emergency Lucky Liberty, above, has gained a start in The Goodwood at Morphettville. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

First emergency Lucky Liberty gained a place …

Gold Symphony aiming for a Stradbroke Handicap start

Gold Symphony aiming for a Stradbroke Handicap start

18 May, 2017

Team Snowden and Triple Crown Syndications will be chasing a second Group 1 sprint win over the Brisbane Winter Carnival with Gold Symphony in the $1.5m Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm on June 10.

Gold Symphony, above, is heading towards a start in the Stradbroke Handicap at Eagle Farm. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Co-trainers …

Heathcote welcomes the wet for Hopfgarten in BRC Sprint

Heathcote welcomes the wet for Hopfgarten in BRC Sprint

18 May, 2017

Eagle Farm trainer Robert Heathcote will welcome the predicted wet weather which will enhance the chances of Hopfgarten in the Group 3 $125,000 Taxibox BRC Sprint (1350m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Hopfgarten, above, will appreciate a wet track for the BRC Sprint at Doomben. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The Bureau Of Meteorology has forecast heavy …

Godolphin pair on Stradbroke Handicap trial in BRC Sprint

Godolphin pair on Stradbroke Handicap trial in BRC Sprint

17 May, 2017

The Darren Beadman trained Godolphin owned sprinters Federal and Handfast are both on the trial for the Group 1 $1.5m Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm on June 10 when they step out at Doomben on Saturday.

Federal, above, is on trial for a start in the Stradbroke Handicap when he runs in the BRC …

Viddora will be given another chance at G1 level in The Goodwood

Viddora will be given another chance at G1 level in The Goodwood

16 May, 2017

Locally trained mare Viddora will be given another chance to claim a Group 1 trophy when she lines on in the $1m Darley Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Viddora, above, is a local chance for The Goodwood at Morphettville. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Viddora made up plenty of ground late to run second to …