2015 Queensland Oaks Day Scratchings & Track Report

May 30, 2015

2015 Queensland Oaks Day Scratchings & Track Report

Today Queensland Oaks Day 2015 takes centre stage at Doomben Racecourse as the latest Group 1 meeting of the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival and it is shaping up as an ace Ladies Day this season.


Winx is firming favourite to win the 2015 Queensland Oaks at Doomben Racecourse today in Brisbane. Photo: Steve Hart.

It is mostly sunny in Brisbane today, Saturday May 30, with a top of 22 degrees for the fans trackside and no chance of rain ruining the day or softening the current Good (4) rated track that will play into horses that like it firmer under foot.

Doomben Track Report – 30/05/2015

  • Rail: 5 metres Entire Course
  • Penetrometer: 4.82
  • Weather: Fine
  • Track Rating: Good (4)
  • Track Type: Turf
  • Irrigation: Nil last 24 hrs, 6mm last 78 days
  • Rainfall: Nil

Racing kicks off Queensland Day at 12:07pm (AEST) and continues through until Race 8 closes the all black-type card at 4:32pm (AEST).

The headline race is of course the $500,000 Group 1 Treasury Casino & Hotel Queensland Oaks (2200m), the three-year-old fillies’ classic due to jump as Doomben Race 7 at 3:57pm (AEST).

The best Queensland Oaks offer running today is taking place at Ladbrokes.com.au who are have Best Tote or SP + 20% markets on the set weights classic making now the time to open an account with them today!

Doomben Scratchings – 30/05/2015

Total Scratchings: 13

Race 1 (12:07pm) – $100,000 Listed Bracken Ridge Tavern The Phoenix (1350m)

#4 Press Statement (12), #10 Banda Spice (7)

Two come out of the juveniles’ race that kicks off Queensland Oaks Day including Chris Waller’s undefeated Press Report who had the second widest gate in a field that is down to 11 starters. Leading the betting for the day’s opener at a firming price of $2.90, in from $4.40, is the Godolphin-owned Handfast in gate four with James McDonald riding looking to break his maiden status at start number three.

Race 2 (12:42pm) – $100,000 Listed Ascend Sales Trophies Lightning Handicap (1050m)

No current scratchings

The full 10 starter line-up remains for the Lightning Handicap where the markets at Ladbrokes.com.au are a tight affair with three battling for favouritism, the position currently held by the Kelso Wood-trained Seeking More ($4.40) who comes off a second in the Listed Bribie Handicap (1000m) at the Sunshine Coast a fortnight ago.

Race 3 (1:17pm) – $100,000 Listed James Boag’s Premium Spear Chief Handicap (1630m)

#10 Zoomania (10), #11 Great Esteem (12)

Two scratchings leave a 10-starter field in the quality handicap run over the mile that features a red hot favourite in the Gai Waterhouse-trained Frespanol ($2.30 into $2.10), the Choisir four-year-old coming off a second in the Listed Scone Cup (1600m) from mid-May.

Race 4 (1:57pm) – $250,000 Group 2 Pages Event Equipment Hire Eagle Farm Cup (2200m)

#5 Index Linked (4)

Only six left in the mix for the weight-for-age Eagle Farm Cup, one of the day’s major support acts, with Chris Waller taking out his last start Caloundra Cup winner Index Linked. The master Sydney horseman still has a stranglehold over the event however with four in the mix including the current $3.80 favourite Foreteller out to improve on a Doomben Cup sixth last time out.

Race 5 (2:37pm) – $175,000 Group 2 Magic Millions QTC Cup (1200m)

No current scratchings

Only eight final acceptors for this handicap sprint but they are all still in the mix with betting led by three horses very tight in the market with market mover Ball Of Muscle ($3.10), his stablemate the fellow Joe Pride-trained Kuro ($3.70) and sandwiched between the Peter & Paul Snowden-trained That’s A Good Idea ($3.50).

Race 6 (3:17pm) – $100,000 Listed Mittys Bright Shadow Handicap (1200m)

No current scratchings

One of the day’s biggest line-ups, all 16 remain in the mix for this fillies-and-mares’ feature with markets on the handicap clash firmly led by the in-form market mover Dublin Lass ($2.80) who won first-up in Sydney before a second in the Listed Junamo Stakes (1200m) here at Doomben on May 9.

Race 7 (3:57pm) – $500,000 Group 1 Treasury Casino & Hotel Queensland Oaks (2200m)

#1 Bohemian Lily (20), #18e Champion Stage (6), #19e Shandaara (7), #20e Mine With Lime (2), #21e Stewball (15)

The day’s headline event saw a notable filly come out with the Gai Waterhouse-trained, four length The Roses winner from last weekend Bohemian Lily cut her elbow and head to the paddock. Red hot favourite is then Waller’s Sunshine Guineas winner Winx ($2.30) who continues to dominate the markets followed by Sebrina ($7) getting a late wrap and the other Waller hope in the mix Ballet Suite ($9).

Race 8 (4:32pm) – $100,000 Listed Nuturf Queensland Day (1200m)

#6 Crooked Blaze (3), #14 Tina Melina (14), #15 Golden Falls (13)

The last on the card has the three-year-olds facing off at set weights with the 12 remaining hopefuls led in betting by the former Group 1 Inglis Sires’ Produce winner Peggy Jean ($4.40) who is drawn out wide and looking to break a lengthy winning drought.

*All odds quoted are Fixed Win from Ladbrokes.com.au and subject to change

Racing fields and data are copyright 2011-2018 © Racing Australia Pty Ltd (RA) (and other parties working with it).
Racing materials, including fields, form and results, is subject to copyright which is owned by RA and other parties working with it. Full copyright notice.

Spring Racing

Brave Smash to race in Chris W...

Rogerson Dreams of 2018 Melbou...

Rogerson Dreams of 2018 Melbourne Cup Win with Surrey

A son of triple Melbourne Cup hero Makybe Diva, Surrey, could develop into a...

The Everest 2018 Field to Feat...

The Everest 2018 Field to Feature Redzel

Inaugural champion Redzel has officially secured his position in the 2018 The...

2018 The Everest Field Takes S...

2018 The Everest Field Takes Shape: In Her Time Confirmed

She missed out on a shot at the world’s richest race on turf last spring but...

Trapeze Artist Secures 2018 Th...

Trapeze Artist Secures 2018 The Everest Slot for Aquis

The first official slot in The Everest 2018 field has been confirmed with...

Horse Racing Today

2018 Tattersall’s Club T...

2018 Tattersall’s Club T...

2018 Tattersall’s Club Tiara: Emergencies not needed, Prompt Response new favourite

The five emergencies were not needed which leaves the original field of...

Invincible Gem firms in 2018 T...

Invincible Gem firms in 2018 Tattersall’s Club Tiara betting

The Kris Lees trained Invincible Gem has been well supported in the betting...

An inside barrier to help Cham...

An inside barrier to help Champagne Cuddles claim Group 1 win in 2018 Tattersall’s Club Tiara

A good barrier draw will assist Champagne Cuddles in winning a maiden Group 1...

Tradesman is top weight for 20...

Tradesman is top weight for 2018 Tattersall’s Cup

Ipswich Cup winner Tradesman has been given the top weight for Saturday’s...

Race Results

Viewed Victorious in Caulfield Cup

Race 1 Result – $101 500 AGL Renewable Energy Stakes – She’s Got Gears Wins

Race 2 – $101,500 Schiavello Plate – Avienus Wins

Race 3 – $101 500 Lavazza A Modo Mio – Linton Street Wins

Race 4 Results – $151,500 Listed Herald Sun Stakes – Strawberry Field Wins

Race Previews

2009 Caulfield Cup Barrier Draw Announced

Who Are the Top Contenders for Tomorrow’s Caulfield Cup?

Victoria Derby in sight for Onemorenomore

2009 Melbourne Cup Field

Eclipse Stakes Final Field & Preview

Fields & Form

SA Fillies Classic 2013 Field Released

The Goodwood Day Fields – National Stakes 2013

Adelaide Cup Winner Riayla Heads RA Lee Stakes Field 2013

Linton Continues Stradbroke Handicap 2013 Campaign in Adelaide

Can Moody Score Second Goodwood With Moment Of Change?