News About 2014 Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival

Rocky King After 2014 George Moore Stakes Crown

Rocky King After 2014 George Moore Stakes Crown

On Saturday Sunshine Coast horseman Tom Bourke will travel down to Brisbane for a shot at Group race glory with his in-form gelding Rocky King in the George Moore Stakes 2014 at Doomben. The Easy Rocking five-year-old is one of 13 gallopers nominated for this weekend’s edition of the $200,000 Group 3 Channel Seven George…

New Connections for Looks Like The Cat

New Connections for Looks Like The Cat

Australia has lost one of it’s most promising three-year-olds after Looks Like The Cat  was sold to Hong Kong interests. The gelding has served under trainer Tony Gollan for all seven of his career starts but will now continue his racing career under Caspar Fownes. “It is disappointing to lose a horse of his calbire but…

2014 Stutt Stakes Results: Almalad Returns To Winning Form

2014 Stutt Stakes Results: Almalad Returns To Winning Form

Talented gelding Almalad returned to winning form with a comfortable victory in the 2014 Stutt Stakes at Moonee Valley tonight. Almalad missed the placings in his two race starts in Sydney at the start of his 2014 Spring Racing Carnival campaign, but showed that he deserved to be among the leading candidates for both the Group…

Jetset Lad Wins 2014 Tattersall’s Mile – Results

Jetset Lad Wins 2014 Tattersall’s Mile – Results

Brian Smith’s former Kiwi galloper Jetset Lad broke a lengthy winning drought at Doomben Racecourse on Saturday landing a win over their better fancied stable mate Kingdoms in the Tattersall’s Mile 2014. Having just their third start for their new Brisbane-based trainer, Elusive City six-year-old Jetset Lad was well supported late firming into a $5…

Kingdoms Tops Tattersall’s Mile 2014 Odds

Kingdoms Tops Tattersall’s Mile 2014 Odds

Brian Smith’s The Metropolitan Handicap-bound Kingdoms has opened short priced favourite to win the 2014 Tattersall’s Mile at Doomben Racecourse this weekend. Out to retain their undefeated status for their new trainer, the former Sydney-trained son of High Chaparral is one of 13 gallopers making up the field for Saturday’s $80,000 Listed Tattersall’s Mile (1600m)….

2014 Metropolitan Handicap for Tatt’s Mile Favourite Kingdoms

2014 Metropolitan Handicap for Tatt’s Mile Favourite Kingdoms

Brisbane trainer Brian Smith is looking at a possible Metropolitan Handicap 2014 campaign this coming Sydney Spring Racing Carnival for his stable ace Kingdoms who starts favourite in the Tattersall’s Mile at Doomben this weekend. One of three for the Eagle Farm-based Smith in Saturday’s $80,000 Listed Tattersall’s Mile Handicap (1600m), High Chaparral gelding Kingdoms…

2014 Tattersall’s Mile Field & Barriers – Kingdoms Draws One

2014 Tattersall’s Mile Field & Barriers – Kingdoms Draws One

The now locally trained Brisbane stayer Kingdoms will shoot for back-to-back mile wins this weekend lining up from barrier one in Saturday’s Tattersall’s Mile 2014 at Doomben Racecourse. This year’s $80,000 Listed Tattersall’s Mile Handicap (1600m) has drawn a final field of 13 hopefuls with Kingdoms looking one of the top chances. From the inside…

Another Excellantes Ride for Brown in 2014 Ascot Handicap – Results

Another Excellantes Ride for Brown in 2014 Ascot Handicap – Results

Top Brisbane hoop Damian Browne and rising seven-year-old Excellantes continued a nice record together combining to win the 2014 Ascot Handicap at Eagle Farm Racecourse over the weekend. The duo enjoyed their eight win from 12 rides together when Browne guided the Robert Heathcote-trained Falvelon gelding to victory in Saturday’s $80,000 Listed PMP Limited Ascot…

Iggi Pop Outstays Rivals for 2014 Queensland Cup Win

Iggi Pop Outstays Rivals for 2014 Queensland Cup Win

One-paced stayer Iggi Pop was able to outstay their rivals and snare a black-type victory when stepped up to the two miles by trainer John Sargent in the Queensland Cup 2014 in Brisbane over the weekend. The former John O’Shea-trained Savabeel gelding had their first look at the 3200m in Saturday’s $150,000 Listed bmag Queensland…

2014 Ascot Handicap Tips & Selections

2014 Ascot Handicap Tips & Selections

While the stayers face off in the Queensland Cup at Eagle Farm on Saturday the sprinters also have a black-type win to fight for with the Ascot Handicap 2014 the other feature on the Brisbane race card. Running as Race 6 (3:08pm) there were originally 14 in the mix for this year’s $80,000 Listed PMP…