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2016 Victory Stakes Field and Barrier Draw

2016 Victory Stakes Field and Barrier Draw

Nine sprinters have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s featured Group 2 Victory Stakes (1200m) at Doomben Racecourse; highlighted by the inclusion of some of the Brisbane Winter Carnival’s most exciting prospects. Fell Swoop has returned to racing in particularly slick form this time and will be very hard to beat in the…

2016 Gunsynd Classic Nominations Released

2016 Gunsynd Classic Nominations Released

Seventeen milers have been included in nominations for Saturday’s Group 3 Gunsynd Classic (1630m) at Doomben Racecourse this Saturday; a race that is undoubtedly shaping as the most highly-anticipated on 2016 Victory Stakes Day. Desleigh Forster is spoiled for choice with the talented three-year-olds she currently has in work and has included all of Cylinder…

BTC Cup 2012 Nominations

BTC Cup 2012 Nominations

Last year’s BTC Cup third-place getter Buffering will get his chance without star pair Black Caviar and Hay List after today being included in a 37-horse nominations list for the $400,000 2012 BTC Cup (1200m). The four-year-old is yet to win a the elite level but has placed behind the star sprinters on numerous occasions…

Stradbroke Handicap 2012 Nominations Released

Stradbroke Handicap 2012 Nominations Released

Nominations have been released for the 2012 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) which takes place as the richest race in the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival. Plenty of quality has been included in the 105 horse list of nominations for the $1 million event that will take place at Eagle Farm Racecourse on June 9. Peter Snowden-trained mare…

Stradbroke Handicap 2012 – Black Piranha Chasing Third Title

Stradbroke Handicap 2012 – Black Piranha Chasing Third Title

Eight-year-old gelding Black Piranha has made his first steps towards the 2012 Stradbroke Handicap after making a public appearance in a barrier trial at Warwick Farm this morning. Back under the guidance of trainer Con Karakatsanis after a brief stint with Anthony Freedman, the veteran was ridden quietly to finish fifth in the 800 metre…

Horse Racing In December

Horse Racing In December

While much of the year’s racing hype has slowed down after the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, both Perth and Sydney are still hosting a number of horse races over the December-Christmas period. On Saturday December 5, Ascot Racecourse will host the Group One Kingston Town Classic worth $500,000 in prize money. This 1800m distance staying…