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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 …

From London Into QLD Derby, Quarterbar Scratched

From London Into QLD Derby, Quarterbar Scratched

10 Jun, 2011

Quarterbar was on track to creating an incredible story in the 2011 Queensland Derby but he has been forced to withdraw from the field due to injury.

The Michael Moroney trained runner was pulled out of the race after significant swelling was discovered in his off fore leg.

Stewards were made aware of the situation …

Silencing Shootoff The Key To QLD Derby – Sadler

Silencing Shootoff The Key To QLD Derby – Sadler

9 Jun, 2011

Shootoff

John Sadler is echoing the sentiments of just about every trainer in the Queensland Derby at the moment, that it’s going to take one hell of a horse to bring down Shootoff.

Sadler’s chances lie with Heidilicious at Eagle Farm this Saturday and he has no doubts about where his main competition lies.

Shootoff …

Heidilicious Is A Delicious QLD Oaks Prospect

Heidilicious Is A Delicious QLD Oaks Prospect

4 Jun, 2011

While it’s the New Zealand fillies which have received the lion’s share of attention all week, Heidilicious has rapidly become a big contender with punters.

Scarlett Lady has won five in row and accounted for much of this field easily in The Roses and compatriot Shez Sinsational has plenty of wraps coming into her first …

Saddler Hopes For Derby / Oaks Double

Saddler Hopes For Derby / Oaks Double

2 Jun, 2011

The battle of Brisbane is starting to intensify and most notably is the race to get into the Queensland Derby field.

There are 36 horses still in the running for the Eagle Farm Group 1 contest in two weeks time and it looks as if the weather will be a major factor.

For many trainers …

Small Team Expecting Big Results In Brisbane

Small Team Expecting Big Results In Brisbane

24 May, 2011

John Saddler doesn’t run the biggest training operation  down in Flemington but his horses are always prepared brilliantly and presented as a winning chance on race day.

The effort put into his stable is highlighted perfectly by his Brisbane Winter Carnival assault with just two horses sent north but they’re accompanied by three of his …