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The Virginian is Stradbroke Handicap bound after Chief De Beers win

The Virginian is Stradbroke Handicap bound after Chief De Beers win

The Virginian looks set to line up in his second Stradbroke Handicap after scoring a brilliant come from behind win in the Listed $100,000 IPG Marketing Solutions Chief De Beers (1050m) at Doomben today.

Jockey Jim Byrne, above, brought The Virginian with a well timed run to win the Chief De Beers at Doomben. Photo by Daniel Costello.

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Injury Could Rule Buffering out of 2015 Brisbane Winter Carnival

Injury Could Rule Buffering out of 2015 Brisbane Winter Carnival

Buffering has injured himself in trackwork at Doomben Racecourse this week as the seven-year-old gelding prepared for the 2015 Brisbane winter carnival.

Buffering may miss the winter following an injury during trackwork. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Trainer Robert Heathcote had already opted to skip the autumn carnivals in Sydney and Melbourne in favour of heading north to Brisbane ...

Fractured Wrist Won’t Stop Bell Riding Peron In Doomben 10,000

Fractured Wrist Won’t Stop Bell Riding Peron In Doomben 10,000

Rising jockey Tim Bell suffered a hairline fracture to his wrist while riding in Brisbane last weekend, but is adamant that he will chase his maiden Group 1 victory when he partners Peron in the 2014 Doomben 10,000 on Saturday.

Tim Bell has been booked to ride Peron in the 2014 Doomben 10,000 in Brisbane this weekend. Photo: Daniel Costello...