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Big Field for 2012 Coffs Harbour Cup

Big Field for 2012 Coffs Harbour Cup

A full field of 16 horses plus four emergencies has been named to contest Thursday’s $80,000 2012 Coffs Harbour Cup (1600m). Set to carry the topweight is multiple black-type winner Youthful Jack who has been allocated 62kg but will get in with 60kg following a two-kilogram claim from apprentice jockey Cassandra Schmidt. The experienced gelding…

Fantastic Chance for Nolan in 2012 Ipswich Cup

Fantastic Chance for Nolan in 2012 Ipswich Cup

Toowoomba-based gelding Fantastic Blue gets the chance to delight experienced trainer Paul Nolan for the second time this winter when he lines up in Saturday’s Listed $200,000 2012 Ipswich Cup (2150m). Nolan could not wipe the smile off his face late last month at Doomben when Fantastic Blue stormed home at triple figure odds to…

Ipswich Cup Odds 2012 – Ginga Dude Favourite

Ipswich Cup Odds 2012 – Ginga Dude Favourite

New Zealand-bred gelding Ginga Dude is the current favourite for Saturday’s Listed $200,000 2012 Ipswich Cup (2150m). Paying $3.20 at , the Graeme Boyd-trained eight-year-old has been in excellent form this preparation, winning first-up in the Listed Members’ Quality Handicap before placing in the Lord Mayor’s Cup and the Eagle Farm Cup. It will be…

Walker to Ride So Pristine in Tattersall’s Tiara 2012

Walker to Ride So Pristine in Tattersall’s Tiara 2012

Former New Zealand jockey Michael Walker has snared a start in the year’s final Aussie Group 1 replacing ace hoop Luke Nolen aboard one of the two Peter Moody-trained mares with So Pristine in the Saturday week’s 2012 Tattersall’s Tiara at Eagle Farm. All eyes and bets will likely be on Moody’s upset Stradbroke Handicap…

Ipswich Cup 2012 – Preview and Tips

Ipswich Cup 2012 – Preview and Tips

Ipswich plays host to the Queensland feature meeting this Saturday and the biggest event on the card is of course the Listed $200,000 2012 Ipswich Cup (2150m). A number of quality stayers will line up to contest the event and experienced gelding Ginga Dude is the current $3.00 favourite after showing impressive winter form. The…

Ausworld In Form Ahead of 2012 Ipswich Cup

Ausworld In Form Ahead of 2012 Ipswich Cup

Experienced Pat Duff-trained gelding Ausworld gets the chance to capitalise on some promising lead-up form when he steps up in class in Saturday’s Listed $200,000 2012 Ipswich Cup (2150m). The seven-year-old was a narrow runner-up to Shezahotshot in the Oztronics Handicap last month and turned the tables on the mare on Monday when winning in…

Ginga Dude Draws Wide – 2012 Ipswich Cup Field and Barriers

Ginga Dude Draws Wide – 2012 Ipswich Cup Field and Barriers

Graeme Boyd-trained topweight Ginga Dude has drawn the widest barrier of the 11-horse field for Saturday’s Listed $200,000 2012 Ipswich Cup (2150m). Already facing the challenge of carrying 60kg and trying to break a weight-carrying record by 3.5kg, it serves as another blow for the New Zealand-bred gelding who has exhibited good form this preparation….

Ginga Dude Set for Weighty 2012 Ipswich Cup

Ginga Dude Set for Weighty 2012 Ipswich Cup

Experienced gelding Ginga Dude heads into Saturday’s 2012 Ipswich Cup with good form behind him but will have to overcome the challenge of carrying 60kg. The New Zealand-bred eight-year-old boasts a solid record of 14 wins from 51 starts and tackles this weekend’s $200,000 feature on the back of consecutive third-place efforts at the Brisbane…

Ginga Dude Heads 2012 Ipswich Cup Nominations

Ginga Dude Heads 2012 Ipswich Cup Nominations

The Queensland Winter Carnival may be coming to a close but quality racing heads to Ipswich this weekend for an exciting day of action that is highlighted by the Listed $200,000 2012 Ipswich Cup (2150m). Nineteen horses have been nominated for the feature event and headlining the list is New Zealand-bred gelding Ginga Dude who…

Sunshine Coast Cup 2012 Field & Preview

Sunshine Coast Cup 2012 Field & Preview

This Sunday the rescheduled 2012 Sunshine Coast Cup, a washout from last Friday night, has been added to the Sunshine Coast race program, the field of acceptors for the popular showdown released today. Due to jump at 4:04pm (QLD time) as Race 9 on Sunday, the $100,000 Listed Sunshine Coast Cup (1400m) had attracted a…