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December 13, 2016

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Sweet Redemption Heads 2016 Brisbane Handicap Nominations

The Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained Festival Stakes winner Sweet Redemption is nominated for a Queensland run this weekend in the Brisbane Handicap 2016 at Doomben Racecourse.

Sweet Redemption

Festival Stakes winner Sweet Redemption is a headline entry for the 2016 Brisbane Handicap at Doomben this weekend. Photo: Steve Hart.

One of six Black-Type races on the Doomben card on Saturday, this summer’s $100,000 Listed PPS Tailored Furniture Solutions Brisbane Handicap (1600m) has attracted eleven hopefuls at nomination stage.

The equal highest rated on the ballot is four-year-old Snitzel mare Sweet Redemption from Sydney.

She comes off a string of good runs this campaign including her Group 3 Festival Stakes (1500m) win at Rosehill on December 3.

Sweet Redemption carried 54kg to her narrow victory that day and will face a test stepping up to a mile and going up to 57kg in the Brisbane Handicap weights if accepted for.

Heading the weights with 59kg is the Peter Robl-trained Centre Pivot.

The six-year-old son of More Than Ready hasn’t won a race since his Listed Bernborough Handicap (1615m) success at this track and distance 12 months ago.

He has since been tested in Group 1 class when sixth to Winx in February’s Chipping Norton Stakes and is atone for a ninth in a Listed Hawkesbury race over 1400m on November 3.

He has won a subsequent Warwick Farm trial and has good form at a mile with two wins, a second and a third from five previous runs at the distance.

Along with Sweet Redemption there are four other last start winners nominated for a Brisbane Handicap run this weekend including the Desleigh Forster-trained Cylinder Beach.

The four-year-old Showcasing gelding won the Listed Tattersall’s Recognition Stakes (1400m) at Eagle Farm first-up on November 26 by one and a half lengths.

He now steps up in distance second-up and has won two-from-three over 1600m to date including the Group 3 Gunsynd Classic at Doomben back in April.

Cylinder Beach should be improved off his resuming run, but needs to handle a rise from his 54kg winning weight last time out to 56kg on the weekend.

Also out to extend a winning streak are Clang five-year-old Top Tone who saluted with 58kg over the distance at Eagle Farm in easier company on November 16, and the Bruce Hill-trained duo of Man Of His Word and Bodega Negra all on the 54kg minimum in the Brisbane Handicap.

Hidden Dragon six-year-old Bodega Negra comes off a win in the Coffs Harbour Cup from December 9 and comes back from 56kg.

Other notable entries include the Tony Gollan-trained Frespanol who is another genuine miler and the Brian Smith-trained Feltre coming off a third to Cylinder Beach in the Recognition Stakes.

Check out the full Brisbane Handicap 2016 nominations below, the field and barriers out on Wednesday followed by markets at Ladbrokes.com.au – home of Odds Boost (T&Cs apply).

2016 Brisbane Handicap Nominations

Doomben Racecourse – 17/12/2016

# Form (Last 10) Horse Sex Age Trainer Ballot Weight Hcp. Rating
1 6013863×09 CENTRE PIVOT G 6 Peter Robl 1= 59kg 101
2 1239×51221 SWEET REDEMPTION M 4 Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott 1= 57kg 101
3 21270×7718 FRESPANOL G 6 Tony Gollan 3 57.5kg 98
4 x31x1290x1 CYLINDER BEACH (NZ) G 4 Desleigh Forster 4 56kg 95
5 31315085×0 BEWHATYOUWANNABE G 7 Robert Heathcote 5= 54kg 90
6 9x786016x3 FELTRE G 6 Brian Smith 5= 54kg 90
7 188×213471 TOP TONE G 5 Lorraine Erhart 7 54kg 88
8 1123333×64 HEART OF A WARRIOR G 6 Tony Gollan 8= 54kg 84
9 x544154521 MAN OF HIS WORD G 4 Bruce W Hill 8= 54kg 84
10 3113114×08 MR EPIC G 4 Toby Edmonds 10 54kg 88
11 1302830621 BODEGA NEGRA G 6 Bruce W Hill 11 54kg 86

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