News About 2016 Stradbroke Handicap Day

2016 Queensland Oaks Winner Provocative for Pike

2016 Queensland Oaks Winner Provocative for Pike

New Zealand’s Tony Pike celebrated a Group 1 double on Brisbane’s Stradbroke Handicap Day capped off by the success of his classy filly Provocative in the Queensland Oaks 2016. Earlier on the Eagle Farm race card the Cambridge-based Pike took out the Group 1 JJ Atkins (1600m) with race favourite, the young Sacred Elixir. He…

Under The Louvre Wins 2016 Stradbroke Handicap

Under The Louvre Wins 2016 Stradbroke Handicap

Robert Smerdon’s always honest galloper Under The Louvre stretched out over 1400m and broke his Group 1 maiden with an upset win over Black Heart Bart in the Stradbroke Handicap 2016 at Eagle Farm on Saturday. Last time out the same two horses finished one-two, but in reverse order, in the Group 1 The Goodwood…

Berry Rides 2016 Queensland Derby Winner Eagle Way

Berry Rides 2016 Queensland Derby Winner Eagle Way

Tommy Berry flew home from Hong Kong and was quick to win a Group 1 saluting aboard the Gold Coast-trained Eagle Way in the Queensland Derby 2016 for owner John Moore on Stradbroke Handicap Day. Aussie expat Moore is a prolific trainer in Hong Kong, giving Berry familiar connections to ride for when partnering promising…

2016 JJ Atkins Results: Sacred Elixir Scores Dominant Win

2016 JJ Atkins Results: Sacred Elixir Scores Dominant Win

The Group success of the Kiwis on Stradbroke Handicap Day continued at Eagle Farm with dominant young New Zealand galloper Sacred Elixir taking out the first of the elite level races with ease. In the race before it was the Adrian & Harry Bull-trained Benzini taking out the Group 2 Brisbane Cup (2400m) for New…

Kiwi Benzini Wins 2016 Brisbane Cup – Results

Kiwi Benzini Wins 2016 Brisbane Cup – Results

New Zealand raider Benzini outstayed a field of Aussie gallopers in the Brisbane Cup 2016 at Eagle Farm Racecourse on Saturday thanks to a gun ride from Kiwi hoop Rosie Myers. Myers had previous race experience in the Sunshine State for Brisbane trainer Kelso Wood, but was on her favourite horse from back home in…

2016 QTC Cup Results: Spill The Beans Wins for Punters

2016 QTC Cup Results: Spill The Beans Wins for Punters

The punters were rewarded in the fifth at Eagle Farm Racecourse on Stradbroke Handicap Day with the Gerald Ryan-trained favourite Spill The Beans holding off the late comers for a brave QTC Cup 2016 win. The wet conditions in Brisbane looked ideal last week for the Snitzel colt, but with racing cancelled on Oaks Day…

Moreira Rides 2016 Queensland Guineas Winner Tsaritsa

Moreira Rides 2016 Queensland Guineas Winner Tsaritsa

Brazilian hoop and Hong Kong champion Joao Moreira showed why they call him the ‘Magic Man’ scoring the Queensland Guineas 2016 win at Eagle Farm aboard Chris Waller’s promising filly Tsaritsa. Coming off back-to-back wins this campaign in restricted class in Sydney, the three-year-old daughter of Dane Shadow jumped the easing favourite in the $400,000…

Cradle Me Scores Upset 2016 Dane Ripper Stakes Result

Cradle Me Scores Upset 2016 Dane Ripper Stakes Result

The odds-on favourite Ghisoni was never in the mix for Saturday’s Dane Ripper Stakes 2016 at Eagle Farm Racecourse, the veteran of the field Cradle Me getting the right run from barrier one to win the Group 2 on Stradbroke Handicap Day. John O’Shea’s three-year-old Lonhro filly Ghisoni, last start winner of the Group 3…

Hopfgarten Wins 2016 The Wayne Wilson Mile

Hopfgarten Wins 2016 The Wayne Wilson Mile

The local Robert Heathcote-trained Hopfgarten relished the return to Eagle Farm Racecourse on Stradbroke Handicap Day and flew home to comfortably take out The Wayne Wilson Mile 2016. It had been a long two years since the honest Mossman gelding got to race at his preferred track with the upgrade to the Eagle Farm course…

2016 Lancaster Stakes Results: My Country First Eagle Farm Winner

2016 Lancaster Stakes Results: My Country First Eagle Farm Winner

The Peter & Paul Snowden-trained filly My Country made history as the first winner on the new Eagle Farm course proper when she won the Lancaster Stakes 2016 in the first on Stradbroke Handicap Day. A field of 15 two-year-old fillies faced off in this year’s $100,000 Listed James Boag’s Premium Lancaster Stakes (1200m), the…