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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. “I was pretty confident,” Snowden said speaking of Academus getting into the Stradbroke. “Was…

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. Of the nine races running for Straddie 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. Due to run as Race 8 at 3:40pm (AEST) the $1.36 million Group 1 AAMI Stradbroke Handicap…

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). At 21st in the Stradbroke ballot, the son of Lonhro is expected to be the first or second emergency for the feature sprint and if he…

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. The dashing grey Dash For Cash five-year-old kicked off her career in Victoria with Danny O’Brien but joined Waller’s ace…

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. Local horseman Kelso Wood won’t only be happy with the fact his smart colt Sizzling ran the ideal lead-up with their Group 2 Queensland Guineas (1600m) victory, but…

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. Wood has had the Snitzel colt, winner of last…

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. This year’s $350,000 Group 2 Sky Racing Queensland…

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. Earlier in the week Group 1 winning Snitzel colt Sizzling opened as the…

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. Snowden has two chances in the $350,000 Group 2 Sky Racing Queensland Guineas (1400m) on Saturday with promising Commands gelding Complicate and…