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Lauterbrunnen Needs Luck From Tattersall’s Mile Gate

Lauterbrunnen Needs Luck From Tattersall’s Mile Gate

Robert Heathcote said his galloper in Saturday’s 2016 Tattersall’s Mile Lauterbrunnen is going to need a “top ride” from veteran hoop Jim Byrne if he is to win from a worse than midfield draw in the Doomben showdown. Heathcote originally had two final acceptors for this winter’s $100,000 Listed Sky Racing Tattersall’s Mile Handicap (1600m),…

Distance Test for Flamboyer in Tattersall’s Mile

Distance Test for Flamboyer in Tattersall’s Mile

Gold Coast trainer Kelly Doughty will stretch her in-form gelding Flamboyer out to a mile for the first time in two years for Saturday’s 2016 Tattersall’s Mile at Doomben. The galloper’s last run over the 1600m was in July of 2014 where he finished 14th in just his second look at the distance. Since then…

2016 Tattersall’s Mile Nominations Feature Feltre

2016 Tattersall’s Mile Nominations Feature Feltre

Tatt’s Open winner Feltre is one of the headline nominations taken for this Saturday’s Tattersall’s Mile 2016 at Doomben Racecourse in Brisbane. The latest Queensland Winter Racing Carnival feature, this year’s $100,000 Listed Tattersall’s Mile Handicap (1600m) attracted 15 early entries with nominations extended until Tuesday morning. Three of the current nominees won their last…

2016 Spear Chief Weight Challenge for Hopfgarten

2016 Spear Chief Weight Challenge for Hopfgarten

Robert Heathcote is annoyed with the hefty handicaps allocated to local Queensland gallopers during the Winter Carnival including Hopfgarten who jumps top-weight in the Spear Chief Handicap 2016 on Saturday. Heathcote expressed to Racenet concerns about the Racing Queensland handicapping system that seemingly puts locally-trained horses at a disadvantage behind the interstate raiders chasing the…

2016 Spear Chief Handicap Odds & Betting Update

2016 Spear Chief Handicap Odds & Betting Update

This Saturday in Brisbane the Spear Chief Handicap 2016 kicks off Group racing on the Tattersall’s Tiara Day card with betting on the Eagle Farm clash led by top weight Hopfgarten. Jumping from barrier seven in the small eight-starter field for this year’s $100,000 Listed FKG Group Spear Chief Handicap (1500m), the local Robert Heathcote-trained…

Hopfgarten Heads 2016 Spear Chief Handicap Field

Hopfgarten Heads 2016 Spear Chief Handicap Field

Robert Heathcote’s last start The Wayne Wilson Mile winner Hopfgarten shoots for back-to-back Brisbane Black-Type wins this weekend lining up in the Spear Chief Handicap 2016 at Eagle Farm Racecourse. On the back of a close fourth to Mighty Lucky at Doomben in the Group 3 Lord Mayors Cup (1615m) in late May when beaten…

2016 Members’ Handicap Field & Betting

2016 Members’ Handicap Field & Betting

One of the five Black-Type races on the BTC Cup Day card in Brisbane this Saturday is the Members’ Handicap 2016, run this year as the Singapore Turf Club Trophy. Due to jump as Doomben Race 6 at 3:26pm (AEST), the $100,000 Listed Members’ Handicap (1600m) originally drew a final field of 15 but 14…

Capacity 2016 Scone Cup Field Released

Capacity 2016 Scone Cup Field Released

A capacity field of provincial stayers will face off in Friday’s Scone Cup 2016, the final acceptances and weights led by the Fred Cowell-trained Mighty Lucky. Suffering an early blow with a wide gate 14 draw for this year’s $200,000 Listed Emirates Park Scone Cup (1600m), Casino Prince six-year-old Mighty Lucky could come into gate…

Mighty Lucky Tops 2016 Scone Cup Nominations & Weights

Mighty Lucky Tops 2016 Scone Cup Nominations & Weights

This Friday the Scone Cup 2016 takes centre stage in the Hunger Region in NSW, nominations for the mile feature led by the Fred Cowell-trained Mighty Lucky. A total of 32 horses are entered for this year’s $200,000 Listed Emirates Park Scone Cup (1600m), weights for the handicap clash headed by Casino Prince six-year-old Mighty…

Sir Moments Tops 2016 Tails Stakes Field

Sir Moments Tops 2016 Tails Stakes Field

Steven O’Dea’s in-form Brisbane galloper Sir Moments will defend his title in Saturday’s Tails Stakes 2016 at the Sunshine Coast Racecourse in Queensland. Twelve months ago the son of Choisir took out the $100,000 Listed Tails Stakes (1600m) before a second to Leebaz in the Group 2 A.D. Hollindale Stakes (1800m) at the Gold Coast…