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Wet track puts a dampener on Canybuybetter’s Eye Liner Stakes chances

Wet track puts a dampener on Canybuybetter’s Eye Liner Stakes chances

16 Jun, 2017

The prospect of a wet track for the Listed $175,000 City Of Ipswich Eye Liner Stakes (1350m) at Ipswich on Saturday has put a dampener on the chances of Toowoomba sprinter Cantbuybetter.

A wet track could affect the chances of Cantbuybetter, above, in the Eye Liner Stakes at Ipswich. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The Ipswich …

Acatour needs plenty of luck to win Eye Liner Stakes

Acatour needs plenty of luck to win Eye Liner Stakes

16 Jun, 2017

Co-trainer Peter Snowden admits the Acatour needs more than his fair share of luck to win the Listed $175,000 City Of Ipswich Eye Liner Stakes (1350m) at Ipswich on Saturday.

Acatour, above will need plenty of luck to win the Eye Liner Stakes at Ipswich. Photo by Steve Hart.

Acatour is currently the $5 favourite …

Strawberry Boy can find old form in Eye Liner Stakes

Strawberry Boy can find old form in Eye Liner Stakes

15 Jun, 2017

Veteran galloper Strawberry Boy is ready to find his old form when he takes on the younger sprinters in the Listed $175,000 City Of Ipswich Eye Liner Stakes (1350m) at Ipswich on Saturday.

Strawberry Boy, above, is the veteran runner in the Eye Liner Stakes at Ipswich. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Strawberry Boy is the …

Cahill agrees with Yesterday’s Songs Eye Liner Stakes backers

Cahill agrees with Yesterday’s Songs Eye Liner Stakes backers

15 Jun, 2017

Jockey Michael Cahill agrees with the punters that have supported his mount Yesterday’s Songs in the Listed $175,000 City Of Ipswich Eye Liner Stakes (1350m) at Ipswich on Saturday.

Yesterdays’ Songs, above, has had solid support in the betting for the Eye Liner Stakes at Ipswich. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Yesterday’s Song has firmed slightly …

2017 Ipswich Cup Day Preview & Tips

2017 Ipswich Cup Day Preview & Tips

15 Jun, 2017

2017 Ipswich Cup Day will take place north of the border on Saturday and three black type features highlight an outstanding day’s racing.

Queen Of Wands will take her position in the Listed Gai Waterhouse Classic field at Ipswich. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell

Strong fields have been confirmed for all nine races on 2017 Ipswich Cup …

Moreton Cup distance not ideal for Federal

Moreton Cup distance not ideal for Federal

2 Jun, 2017

Trainer Darren Beadman has admitted that the 1200m of the Group 2 $175,000 Ascot Green Moreton Cup at Doomben on Saturday is not the ideal distance for his sprinter Federal.

The 1200m of the Moreton Cup at Doomben is not ideal for Federal, above. Photo by Steve Hart.

Beadman still expects Federal to be amongst …

The Virginian to tune up for Stradbroke Handicap in Moreton Cup

The Virginian to tune up for Stradbroke Handicap in Moreton Cup

1 Jun, 2017

Gold Coast sprinter The Virginian will tune up for the Stradbroke Handicap when he steps out in the Group 2 $175,000 Ascot Green Moreton Cup (1200m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Trainer Toby Edmonds, above, will saddle up The Virginian in the Moreton Cup at Doomben. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The Virginian is currently eighteenth in …

Blinkers back on Dothraki for Moreton Cup

Blinkers back on Dothraki for Moreton Cup

1 Jun, 2017

Consistent sprinter Dothraki will have the blinkers back on when he lines up in the Group 2 $175,000 Ascot Green Moreton Cup (1200m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Dothraki, above, will have the nose roll replaced by the blinkers in the Moreton Cup at Doomben.

Dothraki last wore the blinkers when eighth in the Listed $100,000 …

Team Snowden has 3 runners in Moreton Cup

Team Snowden has 3 runners in Moreton Cup

31 May, 2017

Team Snowden will saddle up three runners, Dothraki, Snippets Land and Attention in the Group 2 $175,000 Ascot Green Moreton Cup (1200m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Dothraki, above, will carry the top weight in the Moreton Cup at Doomben. Photo by Steve Hart.

Consistent performer Dothraki will carry the top weight of 59kg with Hugh …

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 …