News About 2012 Ipswich Cup

Shenzhou Steeds Wins 2012 Ipswich Cup

Shenzhou Steeds Wins 2012 Ipswich Cup

Michael Moroney-trained gelding Shenzhou Steeds has recorded his first victory at Listed level by taking out the $200,000 2012 Ipswich Cup (2150m) today.

Shenzhou Steeds (outside) wins the 2012 Ipswich Cup from Kinnersley (inside)

Ridden by Eddie Wilkinson, the Ishiguru four-year-old sat off the pace for majority of the race as favourite Kinnersley kicked away to lead.

As ...

Ipswich Cup Day 2012 – Race Scratchings

Ipswich Cup Day 2012 – Race Scratchings

Wet weather has delivered some tricky racing conditions for much of the Queensland Racing Carnival but the sun is shining today for 2012 Ipswich Cup Day.

The track is currently rated as dead (5) which means there have been limited scratchings across the day’s exciting eight-race program.

Kicking off at 12:10pm, Ipswich delivers an action-packed card that is highlighted ...

Fantastic Chance for Nolan in 2012 Ipswich Cup

Fantastic Chance for Nolan in 2012 Ipswich Cup

Toowoomba-based gelding Fantastic Blue gets the chance to delight experienced trainer Paul Nolan for the second time this winter when he lines up in Saturday’s Listed $200,000 2012 Ipswich Cup (2150m).

Fantastic Blue will run from barrier two in Saturday's Ipswich Cup

Nolan could not wipe the smile off his face late last month at Doomben when Fantastic Blue stormed ...

Ipswich Cup Odds 2012 – Ginga Dude Favourite

Ipswich Cup Odds 2012 – Ginga Dude Favourite

New Zealand-bred gelding Ginga Dude is the current favourite for Saturday’s Listed $200,000 2012 Ipswich Cup (2150m).

Ginga Dude is the Ipswich Cup favourite

Paying $3.20 at bookmaker.com.au, the Graeme Boyd-trained eight-year-old has been in excellent form this preparation, winning first-up in the Listed Members’ Quality Handicap before placing in the Lord Mayor’s Cup and the Eagle Farm Cup....

Ipswich Cup 2012 – Preview and Tips

Ipswich Cup 2012 – Preview and Tips

Ipswich plays host to the Queensland feature meeting this Saturday and the biggest event on the card is of course the Listed $200,000 2012 Ipswich Cup (2150m).

Ginga Dude should have the talent to feature among the placings despite carrying 60kg from a wide barrier

A number of quality stayers will line up to contest the event and experienced gelding ...

Ausworld In Form Ahead of 2012 Ipswich Cup

Ausworld In Form Ahead of 2012 Ipswich Cup

Experienced Pat Duff-trained gelding Ausworld gets the chance to capitalise on some promising lead-up form when he steps up in class in Saturday’s Listed $200,000 2012 Ipswich Cup (2150m).

Ausworld is one of the in-form horses in Saturday's Ipswich Cup

The seven-year-old was a narrow runner-up to Shezahotshot in the Oztronics Handicap last month and turned the tables on ...

Ginga Dude Draws Wide – 2012 Ipswich Cup Field and Barriers

Ginga Dude Draws Wide – 2012 Ipswich Cup Field and Barriers

Graeme Boyd-trained topweight Ginga Dude has drawn the widest barrier of the 11-horse field for Saturday’s Listed $200,000 2012 Ipswich Cup (2150m).

Already facing the challenge of carrying 60kg and trying to break a weight-carrying record by 3.5kg, it serves as another blow for the New Zealand-bred gelding who has exhibited good form this preparation.

The eight-year-old won first-up ...

Ginga Dude Set for Weighty 2012 Ipswich Cup

Ginga Dude Set for Weighty 2012 Ipswich Cup

Experienced gelding Ginga Dude heads into Saturday’s 2012 Ipswich Cup with good form behind him but will have to overcome the challenge of carrying 60kg.

Ginga Dude will have to carry 60kg in the Ipswich Cup

The New Zealand-bred eight-year-old boasts a solid record of 14 wins from 51 starts and tackles this weekend’s $200,000 feature on the back of ...

Ginga Dude Heads 2012 Ipswich Cup Nominations

Ginga Dude Heads 2012 Ipswich Cup Nominations

The Queensland Winter Carnival may be coming to a close but quality racing heads to Ipswich this weekend for an exciting day of action that is highlighted by the Listed $200,000 2012 Ipswich Cup (2150m).

Nineteen horses have been nominated for the feature event and headlining the list is New Zealand-bred gelding Ginga Dude who is fresh off a third-place ...