News About Chateau Fort

Mahisara Not Even Money but More Than Ready Says Messara

Mahisara Not Even Money but More Than Ready Says Messara

Scone-based trainer Paul Messara said his unbeaten More Than Ready colt Mahisara was not “an even money” chance for tomorrow’s BRC Sires Produce Stakes but still had a strong shot at maintaining their flawless race record.

Mahisara is one of 12 two-year-olds that will take their place in the $250,000 Group 2 BRC Sires Stakes (1400m) at Eagle Farm’s Queensland ...

Price Still Has Faith in Heaven

Price Still Has Faith in Heaven

Queensland Derby hopeful Echoes Of Heaven faces one of his toughest tests to date at Doomben this weekend, but Caulfield-based trainer Mick Price remains positive that his colt can overcome the odds.

Echoes Of Heaven will stake their Queensland Derby claims at Doomben this Saturday

Encosta De Lago three-year-old Echoes Of Heaven suffered an early blow in their hopes of ...

Babe in the Oaks

Babe in the Oaks

Randwick trainer John O’Shea is hoping his lightly-raced filly Zabeel Babe can show enough improvement at Randwick this weekend to earn a shot at Queensland Oaks glory next month.

Three-year-old Zabeel filly Zabeel Babe has had just two runs to date, but has been unable to finish in the money as yet.

After running fifth in a 1300m maiden on ...

Fillydelphia Could Skip Oaks to Take on the Boys

Fillydelphia Could Skip Oaks to Take on the Boys

Leading Queensland trainer Robert Heathcote faces a tough decision on which Group 1 classic to target his smart Bianconi filly Fillydelphia for this Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival, the three-year-old well liked in the markets for both the Derby and Oaks next month.

A winner of five of her 14 starts to date, Fillydelphia burst into contention for an elite ...

Colless to Mount the Fort with Browne Out

Colless to Mount the Fort with Browne Out

Local Queensland hoop Glen Colless has been booked to ride smart young colt Chateau Fort in the Grand Prix Stakes at Doomben this weekend with the three-year-olds’ regular rider Damian Browne on suspension.

Browne looks to face a tough test if he wants to play any part in the remainder of the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival.

Due to start ...

Heathcote’s Carnival Hopes Emerge with Doomben Double

Heathcote’s Carnival Hopes Emerge with Doomben Double

Leading Queensland trainer Robert Heathcote may have missed the big one at Doomben on Saturday due to the elite interstate raiders, but a winning BTC Cup Day double has him confident of scoring Group 1 glory later during the Brisbane Winter Carnival.

Heathcote’s emerging three-year-old Buffering ran a gallant third behind the undefeated queen Black Caviar and boom sprinter ...

Moroney Hoping to Bring Down the Fort with Quarterbar

Moroney Hoping to Bring Down the Fort with Quarterbar

Flemington trainer Michael Moroney is looking to add another runner to his Group 1 starters in the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival with three-year-old Quarterbar taking on favourite Chateau Fort at Doomben on Saturday.

While the talk of the town in Brisbane is firmly focused on celebrity sprinter Black Caviar vying for her 13th straight win in Saturday’s Group 1 ...

Wood’s Lucky Shot at TJ Smith

Wood’s Lucky Shot at TJ Smith

Top Eagle Farm trainer Kelso Wood will consider paying the hefty late entry fee for the upcoming TJ Smith after his promising Ferocity filly Lucky Morna broke her maiden status over the weekend.

In a textbook ride from jockey Chris Munce, Lucky Morna ($2.80) easily beat home a field of seven two-year-olds in the opening race at Eagle Farm ...

Chateau Force Wins Gunsynd Classic On Way To Derby

Chateau Force Wins Gunsynd Classic On Way To Derby

Chateau Fort has effortlessly made the jump in class to Group 3 level by winning the $125,000 Gunsynd Classic at Eagle Farm today.

The Kempinsky colt won the first Group race of the winter racing season by almost a length ahead of 16 other talented three-year-olds.

Chateau Fort now appears to be in lightning form ahead of his major winter ...

Choice Ride for Cassidy in Gunsynd

Choice Ride for Cassidy in Gunsynd

Two-time Melbourne Cup winning jockey Jim Cassidy will maintain his association with improving three-year-old Levi’s Choice this Saturday, hoop and horse both officially kicking off their Brisbane Winter Carnival campaigns at Eagle Farm.

Galileo gelding Levi’s Choice is one of four acceptors for Saturday’s $125,000 Group 3 Gunsynd Classic (1600m) for Warwick Farm-based trainer John Thompson.

On April 16 ...