News About 2014 Brisbane Handicap

2014 Brisbane Handicap Tips & Selections

2014 Brisbane Handicap Tips & Selections

Both Mouro and Rudy have been scratched from the Listed Brisbane Handicap (1600m) since the field was released on Wednesday, leaving 13 horses to tackle the mile at Doomben Racecourse on Saturday.

Darci Be Good is well-tipped to win the Brisbane Handicap on Saturday after finishing third in the Recognition Stakes. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Four of the 13 runners ...

Berry Passes Up 2014 Villers Stakes for Luckless Brisbane Trip

Berry Passes Up 2014 Villers Stakes for Luckless Brisbane Trip

Tommy Berry had no qualms passing up a ride at the Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1600m) meeting this Saturday at Royal Randwick Racecourse in favour of Brisbane considering he had booked a ride on the two most promising horses running at Doomben Racecourse on the same day.

Tommy Berry has faced his share of bad luck after both Carriages and ...

Rudy Odds-On Favourite in 2014 Brisbane Handicap Betting

Rudy Odds-On Favourite in 2014 Brisbane Handicap Betting

It would appear Mouro’s top weight of 61kg in the Listed Brisbane Handicap (1600m) was too much, since the Tony McEvoy-trained horse was scratched from the race on Thursday morning despite drawing well in barrier four with champion hoop Tommy Berry set to ride.

The Helen Page-trained Rudy is odds-on favourite in the Brisbane Handicap betting market. Photo ...

2014 Brisbane Handicap Final Field & Barrier Draw

2014 Brisbane Handicap Final Field & Barrier Draw

A final field of 15 horses will tackle the mile this Saturday at Doomben Racecourse in the Listed Brisbane Handicap (1600m).

Steel Zip will enjoy the inside run from barrier one in the Brisbane Handicap this Saturday. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Unsurprisingly, headliner Mouro has been allocated the top weight of 61kg, which is up to seven kilograms more than ...

Mouro Leads 2014 Brisbane Handicap Nominations

Mouro Leads 2014 Brisbane Handicap Nominations

The Listed Brisbane Handicap (1600m) is one of five black-type races running at Doomben Racecourse this Saturday, with 18 horses nominated for the mile race on Monday.

Mouro is set to return to Doomben on Saturday for the Brisbane Handicap after failing to impress in the Festival Stakes in Sydney. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Headlining the nominations is ...

2014 Brisbane Handicap Bid for Mouro

2014 Brisbane Handicap Bid for Mouro

A likely rain-affected track at Sydney’s Royal Randwick on Saturday sees Hawkesbury-based Tony McEvoy bypass the Group 2 Villiers Stakes with Mouro and take the stallion north for the Brisbane Handicap 2014 at Doomben.

Mouro bypasses Sydney’s Villiers Stakes on Saturday in favour of a run in the Brisbane Handicap on firmer ground. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

McEvoy ...

2014 Recognition Stakes Winner Rudy Weighing Up Options

2014 Recognition Stakes Winner Rudy Weighing Up Options

Helen Page’s four-year-old gelding Rudy justified his favouritism in the Listed Recognition Stakes (1630m) on Saturday, winning the mile race at Doomben by one and a half lengths.

Recognition Stakes winner Rudy could travel to Sydney for the Villiers Stakes later this month. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Rudy was the $3.40 favourite at Ladbrokes.com.au heading into the race.

The ...