News About 2011 Ipswich Cup

More Cup Gold In Dubai

More Cup Gold In Dubai

Mornington-based trainer Mark Riley is likely to vie for a Queensland cups double with his intrepid galloper Gold In Dubai, naming the upcoming Caloundra Cup as the next target for last Saturday’s Ipswich Cup conqueror. Desert Sun five-year-old Gold In Dubai ($9) showed their class and proved their staying potential when the Michael Walker-ridden former…

Heathcote Faces Herculean Task to Make Ipswich Cup History

Heathcote Faces Herculean Task to Make Ipswich Cup History

Premier Brisbane trainer Robert Heathcote isn’t shying away from that fact he faces a formidable task tomorrow as he prepares to give his gallant old galloper Our Lukas the chance to win an unprecedented Ipswich Cup hat-trick. “There’s no hiding from the fact that it’s a herculean task,” Heathcote admitted. A rising eight-year-old Generous gelding,…

D-Day for Danagaze in Ipswich Cup

D-Day for Danagaze in Ipswich Cup

Eagle Farm trainer Lawrie Mayfield-Smith is giving Intergaze gelding Danagaze one last chance to prove his potential as a stayer when the galloper lines up in the Ipswich Cup on the weekend. Tomorrow is D-Day for Danagaze as Mayfield-Smith saddles him up in the $200,000 Listed Ipswich Cup (2150m), a race the dedicated horseman is…

Shuffle Ready to Dash for Ipswich Cup Cash

Shuffle Ready to Dash for Ipswich Cup Cash

A second city win in the space of just three weeks could be on the cards for Gold Coast-based trainer Bryan Guy as he prepares to saddle up his Premier’s Cup winner Shuffle The Cash in this weekend’s Ipswich Cup. Dash For Cash six-year-old Shuffle The Cash scored their 10th career win from 45 starts…

Mr Clangtastic Ready to Bounce Back in Cup

Mr Clangtastic Ready to Bounce Back in Cup

Les Bridge’s veteran galloper Mr Clangtastic is ready to bounce back from their failure in the Premier’s Cup at Doomben with a mighty run in this Saturday’s Ipswich Cup. A rising eight-year-old Clang gelding, Mr Clangtastic is one of 15 horses set to line up in this year’s $200,000 Listed Ipswich Cup (2150m). Drawn on…

Summer Cup Champ Seeks Winter Win Ahead of Spring

Summer Cup Champ Seeks Winter Win Ahead of Spring

Last year’s Group 3 Summer Cup winner in Sydney, Spechenka will now vie for another Cup win in a different state and during a different season, the Beaudesert galloper looking to bounce back with a big run in the Ipswich Cup on Saturday. Danachenka gelding Spechenka, prepared by Ben Ahrens, won their first black-type back…

The Hombre Ready to Atone in Ipswich Cup

The Hombre Ready to Atone in Ipswich Cup

The John Bary trained The Hombre goes into the Ipswich Cup trying to turn around what can best be summed up as a disastrous winter campaign. The Kiwi gelding produced his worst ever run in a race last start when he was beaten by 20 lengths in the Group Three Premiers Cup at Doomben. The…

Kiwi Raider Sole Last-Start Winner in Ipswich Cup

Kiwi Raider Sole Last-Start Winner in Ipswich Cup

French horseman Yves Seguin’s New Zealand-trained mare Arcenciel is the only horse in this year’s Ipswich Cup seeking successive wins, the four-year-old having destroyed a quality field at Caloundra at the start of the month. The marquee event on a bumper line-up at Ipswich this Saturday, the $200,000 Listed Ipswich Cup (2150m) has attracted a…

Heathcote Needs Answers Before Ipswich Cup

Heathcote Needs Answers Before Ipswich Cup

Our Lukas can further entrench his name in history this Saturday when he shoots for an unprecedented third Ipswich Cup title. The race is already a special event for him given that his second successive win last year made him the first horse in history to win the race twice. It’s an incredible effort given…