2017 Kingsford-Smith Cup Winner Clearly Innocent into Stradbroke

2017 Kingsford-Smith Cup Winner Clearly Innocent into Stradbroke

It is onto the Stradbroke Handicap in a fortnight for the now Kris Lees-trained improver Clearly Innocent who was a big drifter in Kingsford-Smith Cup 2017 betting before his impressive win in the Eagle Farm Group 1 on Saturday.

Clearly Innocent (pictured at Randwick) is onto the 2017 Stradbroke Handicap after an impressive late win in the Kingsford-Smith Cup ...

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Stradbroke Handicap for Jungle Edge after BRC Sprint win

Stradbroke Handicap for Jungle Edge after BRC Sprint win

Cranbourne trainer Mick Bell has the Stradbroke Handicap in his sights for Jungle Edge who scored an all the way win in the Group 3 $125,000 Taxibox BRC Sprint (1350m) at Doomben today.

Jungle Edge, above winning at Rosehill, led all of the way to win the BRC Sprint at Doomben. Photo by Steve Hart.

Winning jockey Kevin Forrester had ...

Spring Racing Carnivals

2017 Caulfield Cup Off for Jameka: Out Rest of Year

2017 Caulfield Cup Off for Jameka: Out Rest of Year

Reigning champion Jameka will not be defending her title in the Caulfield Cup 2017 with news the Ciaron Maher-trained mare is out of action for the rest of the year.

Reigning Caulfield Cup winner Jameka is out of action for the remainder of 2017. Photo: Steve Hart.

The $4.8 million earning daughter of Myboycharlie is still very unwell after ...

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Black Heart Bart given top weight in 2017 Stradbroke Handicap

Black Heart Bart given top weight in 2017 Stradbroke Handicap

Multiple Group 1 winner Black Heart Bart was given the top weight of 58.5kg when weights were released today for the 2017 Group 1 $1.5m Stradbroke Handicap (1400m).

Black Heart Bart, above, has been given the top weight of 58.5kg for the Stradbroke Handicap. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The 1400m Stradbroke Handicap is scheduled to run at Eagle Farm ...

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