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Stradbroke Consolation for 2013 Daybreak Lover Winner Academus

Stradbroke Consolation for 2013 Daybreak Lover Winner Academus

After having initially being prepared for the $1.36 million Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) this Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival, the Peter Snowden-trained Academus was able to hand connections a nice consolation prize with their Daybreak Lover win at Eagle Farm today.

The Daybreak Lover was a nice consolation prize for Academus on 2013 Stradbroke Handicap Day. Photo: Daniel ...

Stradbroke Handicap Day Best Bets 2013

Stradbroke Handicap Day Best Bets 2013

Today, Saturday June 8, the 2013 Stradbroke Handicap Day action is top class at Eagle Farm with a crack nine event program to entertain and to help you clean up at this huge race meeting below we take a look at our best bets of the day.

Academus (Inside) in Race 4 looks one of the best Stradbroke Handicap Day ...

Stradbroke Handicap Field 2013 – Barrier Draw To Follow

Stradbroke Handicap Field 2013 – Barrier Draw To Follow

After much anticipation over the ins and outs for this year’s race the official 2013 Stradbroke Handicap field has been announced with a capacity field of gallopers set to face off in the Eagle Farm feature this Saturday.

Current favourite Epaulette is the only 2013 Stradbroke Handicap contender for trainer Peter Snowden. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

Due to run ...

Academus Included in 2013 Daybreak Lover Nominations

Academus Included in 2013 Daybreak Lover Nominations

With fierce competition for spots in the 2013  Stradbroke Handicap, Darley gelding Academus could be forced to race for a consolation prize in the Listed 2013 Daybreak Lover (1500m).

Academus (maroon) heads nominations for the Daybreak Lover. Photo: Daniel Costello.

At 21st in the Stradbroke ballot, the son of Lonhro is expected to be the first or second emergency for ...

Arinosa Out of 2013 Stradbroke Handicap Field

Arinosa Out of 2013 Stradbroke Handicap Field

A minor foot abscess has ruled promising mare Arinosa out of Stradbroke Handicap 2013 contention this Saturday, trainer Chris Waller to save her for the $500,000 Group 1 Tattersall’s Tiara (1400m) in three weeks’ time.

Arinosa will be saved for the Tattersall's Tiara 2012 and won't run in the Stradbroke this Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

The dashing grey Dash For ...

Stradbroke Handicap 2013 Field Takes Shape

Stradbroke Handicap 2013 Field Takes Shape

Following the Queensland Oaks Day race results from the weekend the final field for this Saturday’s major, the iconic 2013 Stradbroke Handicap, is beginning to take shape.

Belltone (pictured) is now assured of a Stradbroke Handicap 2013 start along with stablemate Sizzling. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Local horseman Kelso Wood won’t only be happy with the fact his smart colt ...

Sizzling Moves Up 2013 Stradbroke Handicap Odds

Sizzling Moves Up 2013 Stradbroke Handicap Odds

Kelso Wood’s former star juvenile Sizzling was back in the winners’ stall at Eagle Farm on the weekend taking out the Group 2 Queensland Guineas (1400m), their victory in which has seen them shoot up the Stradbroke Handicap 2013 odds for their grand final this Saturday.

Sizzling and Chris Munce are after a fairytale 2013 Stradbroke Handicap result this ...

2013 Queensland Guineas Tips & Betting Selections

2013 Queensland Guineas Tips & Betting Selections

There may have been a number of early scratchings for the Queensland Guineas 2013 at Eagle Farm Racecourse this Saturday but all the major players are still in the mix for the Queensland Oaks Day classic – betting tips and exotic selections for which are detailed below.

Boban (outside) is the Races.com.au tip to win the Queensland Guineas 2013 this ...

Queensland Guineas 2013 Odds Update – Sizzling Co-Favourite

Queensland Guineas 2013 Odds Update – Sizzling Co-Favourite

Despite some off-track controversy over whether adding blinkers to their gear is the right move, the Kelso Wood-trained Sizzling has firmed in the 2013 Queensland Guineas odds for Saturday and is now co-favourite in the markets with Peter Snowden’s Sydney raider Academus.

Sizzling is now co-favourite to win the QLD Guineas ahead of their Stradbroke assignment next ...

Academus Heads Open 2013 Queensland Guineas Betting Odds

Academus Heads Open 2013 Queensland Guineas Betting Odds

Peter Snowden’s Gold Coast Guineas winner Academus has opened top of the Queensland Guineas 2013 odds for this weekend, the Lonhro three-year-old looking to secure a Stradbroke Handicap ballot exemption for Saturday week.

Academus has opened narrow favourite to win the 2013 Queensland Guineas this Saturday. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Snowden has two chances in the $350,000 Group 2 Sky ...