News About: Winter Carnival

Queensland Derby winter target for Unbiased

Queensland Derby winter target for Unbiased

28 Apr, 2016

Yesterday’s impressive Canterbury winner Unbiased will now head to Brisbane for the Winter Carnival with the Group 1 $600,000 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm on June 11 his main target.

James McDonald, above, guided Unbiased to an easy win at Canterbury. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The John O‘Shea trained Unbiased …

Mr O’Ceirin cleared to run in Caloundra Cup

Mr O’Ceirin cleared to run in Caloundra Cup

24 Jun, 2014

A pleasing early morning gallop today has cleared the way for Mr O’Ceirin to take his place in the Listed $175,000 Ross Maclean Fellowship Caloundra Cup (2400m) at the Sunshine Coast on Saturday.

Mr O'Ceirin has received the topweight of 59kgs for the Caloundra Cup. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Caulfield trainer Ciaron Maher …

Into the Red needs luck from wide barrier in Queensland Guineas

Into the Red needs luck from wide barrier in Queensland Guineas

30 May, 2014

Eagle Farm trainer Kelso Wood admits that his three year old Into The Red will need an enormous amount of luck on Saturday in the Group 2 $350,000 Sky Racing Queensland Guineas (1400m) at Eagle Farm if he is to win and gain entry into the Stradbroke Handicap.

Into The Red needs a lot of …

Arabian Gold distance query in Queensland Oaks

Arabian Gold distance query in Queensland Oaks

26 May, 2014

Queensland Oaks favourite Arabian Gold is suspect at running the 2400m of the fillies’ classic at Eagle Farm on Saturday but is still the one to beat according to her trainer David Vandyke.

Arabian Gold still the one to beat in Queensland Oaks. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Arabian Gold made it three wins on the …

Stradbroke bound Srikandi needs to win Glenlogan Park Stakes

Stradbroke bound Srikandi needs to win Glenlogan Park Stakes

23 May, 2014

Stradbroke Handicap bound Srikandi needs to win the Group 3 $150,000 Glenlogan Park Stakes (1350m) at Doomben on Saturday to secure a run in the tough 1400m Group 1 sprint.

Srikandi is eased down to win the Juanmo Stakes at Doomben. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Caulfield trainer Ciaron Maher wants to run Srikandi in the …

Eloping is ready to run in Champagne Classic

Eloping is ready to run in Champagne Classic

6 May, 2014

Trainer Peter Morgan won’t be changing tactics with his speedy filly Eloping and the instructions will be to ‘let her run along’ in the Group 2 $175,000 Bollinger Champagne Classic (1200m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Eloping is set to the lead again in the Champagne Classic after her all the way win in the Royal …

Sistine Demon demolishes the field in the Victoria Handicap

Sistine Demon demolishes the field in the Victoria Handicap

19 Apr, 2014

In-form sprinter Sistine Demon demolished the field in the Group 3 $150,000 Race-Tech Victoria Handicap (1400m) with a runaway six lengths win at Caulfield today.

Sistine Demon scores a runaway win in the Victoria Handicap. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Andrew Noblet trained Sistine Demon ($3.30 favourite) made light of a wide barrier …

Winter Carnival campaign lies ahead for Love Rocks

Winter Carnival campaign lies ahead for Love Rocks

20 Dec, 2013

A Winter Carnival campaign lies ahead for Love Rocks if he can complete a hat trick of wins in the Listed $175,000 Sky Racing Lough Neagh Stakes (1350m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Love Rocks can earn a Winter Carnival campaign if he can win the Listed Lough Neagh Stakes at Doomben. Photo by Daniel Costello.…

Weir has Caulfield Cup hopes for Prince Of Penzance

Weir has Caulfield Cup hopes for Prince Of Penzance

13 Dec, 2013

Lightly raced Prince Of Penzance resumes in the $80,000 Western Heath Handicap (1410m) at  Flemington on Saturday with the 2014 Caulfield Cup in trainer Darren Weir’s mind for the four year old.

Trainer Darren Weir has Caulfield Cup hopes for Prince Of Penzance.

Weir had to turn his attention to a 2014 Spring Carnival campaign …

Cassidy edging closer to 100 Group 1 winners in Golden Rose

Cassidy edging closer to 100 Group 1 winners in Golden Rose

10 Sep, 2013

A win by Zoustar in the Group 1 $1m De Bortoli Wines Golden Rose Stakes (1400m) at Rosehill on Saturday will put in-form jockey Jim Cassidy on ninety-nine Group 1 wins.

Zoustar could be Jim Cassidy's 99th G1 winner if he wins the Golden Rose at Rosehill. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Cassidy is sitting on …