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Tinseltown Sparkles in Queensland Cup

Tinseltown Sparkles in Queensland Cup

It was a case of sixth time lucky for Kiwi trainer Mike Moroney on Saturday as Tinseltown took out the 3200m Queensland Cup at Eagle Farm. Moroney was sure that his gelding could run a strong two miles, however after five unsuccessful attempts at the distance (since March 2009), he could have been forgiven for…

Tinseltown Chases Queensland Cup Crown

Tinseltown Chases Queensland Cup Crown

Victorian-based trainer Michael Moroney is planning another raid on a Sunshine State Cup showdown with his veteran galloper Tinseltown set to run in their fourth feature during the Queensland Winter Racing Carnival, this Saturday’s Queensland Cup. Allocated the 58kg top-weight of the 17-horse final field for the $150,000 Listed Queensland Cup (3200m) at Eagle Farm,…

Ormsby Backs Guineas Winner for Cups

Ormsby Backs Guineas Winner for Cups

New Zealand hoop Chad Ormsby believes the horse he rode to a strong Sunshine Coast Guineas win on the weekend, Shenzhou Steeds, has the potential to develop into a genuine Cups contender in the future. Prepared by former Kiwi Michael Moroney at Flemington, Ishiguru gelding Shenzhou Steeds completed their Queensland raid backing up from two…

Victorian Viking Fights to be Cup Hero

Victorian Viking Fights to be Cup Hero

Flemington-based trainer Michael Moroney will saddle up a two-pronged raid on this weekend’s Caloundra Cup with Viking Hero and Tinseltown set to face off in the feature race of the final Queensland Winter Racing Carnival meeting. Twelve months ago Moroney was at Caloundra with his Pentire gelding Tinseltown, who after being forced to race wide…

Quarterbar Out of Queensland Derby

Quarterbar Out of Queensland Derby

Mike Moroney has confirmed that talented three year old Quarterbar will not run in the Group One Queensland Derby at Eagle Farm on Saturday. Moroney said that Quarterbar had been taken out of the Derby because of a tendon injury. The scratching comes as a bitter blow for Kiwi jockey Chad Ormsby. Quarterbar was his…

Moroney Trio Set For Brisbane Cup

Moroney Trio Set For Brisbane Cup

Mike Moroney heads to Eagle Farm on Saturday with three of the top chances in the time honoured Brisbane Cup. Moroney will saddle up Glass Harmonium along with Tinseltown and Viking Hero in the 2400m Group Two event. Glass Harmonium goes into the race after a dominant performance in the Eagle Farm Cup, which has…

Quarterbar Up to Par for Derby

Quarterbar Up to Par for Derby

Flemington-based trainer Michael Moroney is convinced his progressive colt Quarterbar is a deserving Queensland Derby contender following their much-improved win in Brisbane on Wednesday. Oratorio three-year-old Quarterbar bounced back after their disappointing last-start 11th to Fillydelphia in the Group 3 Rough Habit Plate (2020m) on May 14, going out at Doomben on Wednesday to score…