News About: The Quarterback

The Quarterback race against time to be fit for Lightning

The Quarterback race against time to be fit for Lightning

7 Nov, 2016

Trainer Robbie Griffiths will have a race against time to have The Quarterback fit to run in the Group 1 $750,000 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) at Flemington in February.

The Quarterback, above, has a race against time to be fit for the Black Caviar Lightning at Flemington in the Autumn. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.…

A full field of 12 in Darley Classic

A full field of 12 in Darley Classic

5 Nov, 2016

A full field of twelve runners will sprint down the Flemington straight today on a Good 4 rated track in the Group 1 $1m Darley Classic (1200m).

Our Boy Malachi, above, has been well backed in the Darley Classic at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Team Hawkes trained Our Boy Malachi from barrier …

The Quarterback to Peak in Darley Classic

The Quarterback to Peak in Darley Classic

4 Nov, 2016

Trainer Robbie Griffiths is thrilled with the condition of stable star The Quarterback ahead of his run in the Group 1 Darley Classic (1200m) down the famous Flemington straight on Saturday.

Robbie Griffith is confident that The Quarterback will muster his best form in the Darley Classic. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

The Quarterback has returned …

Darley Classic favourite Fell Swoop has first look at Flemington straight

Darley Classic favourite Fell Swoop has first look at Flemington straight

3 Nov, 2016

Equal favourite Fell Swoop will be having his first look at the Flemington straight on Saturday when he lines up in the Group 1 $1m Darley Classic (1200m) but trainer Matt Dale expects his stable star to handle it okay.

Fell Swoop, above, will be having his first run down the Flemington straight in the …

Spieth facing toughest test in Darley Classic

Spieth facing toughest test in Darley Classic

3 Nov, 2016

Lightly raced four year old Spieth will be facing his toughest test to date when he steps up to Group 1 company for the first time in the $1m Darley Classic (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Spieth, above, is stepping up to Group 1 company ore the first time in the Darley Classic at Flemington. …

2016 Manikato Stakes Field & Barrier Draw Released

2016 Manikato Stakes Field & Barrier Draw Released

18 Oct, 2016

The 2016 Manikato Stakes field has been released and 11 of the most talented sprinters in the country are set to contest the Group 1 event at Moonee Valley on Friday night.

Chautauqua has the chance to record back-to-back victories in the Manikato Stakes. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Chautauqua swooped home from the tail …

The Quarterback Records Brilliant Gilgai Stakes Victory

The Quarterback Records Brilliant Gilgai Stakes Victory

2 Oct, 2016

The Quarterback returned to the races with a very comfortable victory in the 2016 Gilgai Stakes at Flemington this afternoon.

The Quarterback finished over the top of his rivals in the Gilgai Stakes. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

The Quarterback was able to settle closer to the lead than usual in the early stages of …

The Quarterback Primed for Gilgai Stakes

The Quarterback Primed for Gilgai Stakes

28 Sep, 2016

Trainer Robbie Griffiths is thrilled with The Quarterback leading into Sunday’s Group 2 Gilgai Stakes (1200m) at Flemington, but believes his stable star will still take plenty of improvement from whatever he does in the race.

Group 1 winner The Quarterback will return to racing in the Gilgai Stakes at Flemington on Sunday. Photo: Ultimate …

The Quarterback to clash again with Chautauqua in the Spring

The Quarterback to clash again with Chautauqua in the Spring

20 Jun, 2016

The Quarterback is set to clash again with the world’s highest rated sprinter Chautauqua during a short Melbourne Spring Carnival campaign.

The Quarterback, above, is set to clash again with Chautauqau in the Spring. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

In a close three way finish The Quarterback nosed out the Darren Weir trained Black Heat …

Black Heart Bart Primed for Stradbroke Handicap

Black Heart Bart Primed for Stradbroke Handicap

10 Jun, 2016

Darren Weir is thrilled with the condition of Black Heart Bart ahead of the Stradbroke Handicap (1400m), but concedes the classy sprinter faces a tough task in winning the Group 1 feature race at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Darren Weir is thrilled with Black Heart Bart ahead of Saturday’s Stradbroke Handicap at Eagle Farm. Photo: …