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The Virginian heads up the nominations for the 2017 Eye Liner Stakes

The Virginian heads up the nominations for the 2017 Eye Liner Stakes

Gold Coast sprinter The Virginian heads up the thirty nominations for the 2017 Listed $175,000 City Of Ipswich Eye Liner Stakes (1350m) at Ipswich on Saturday. The Virginian failed to gain a start in last Saturday’s Group 1 $1.5m Stradbroke Handicap (1350m) at Doomben after being listed as the first emergency but his form before…

Byrne wraps up winning double on Bidii Babe in Bright Shadow

Byrne wraps up winning double on Bidii Babe in Bright Shadow

In-form jockey Jim Byrne wrapped up an early winning double at Doomben today with Bidii Babe winning the Listed $100,000 QA Hotel Bright Shadow (1200m). Byrne won earlier in the day on The Virginian in the Listed $100,000 IPG Marketing Solutions Chief De Beers (1050m) and is still celebrating his win on Redzel in last…

The Virginian is Stradbroke Handicap bound after Chief De Beers win

The Virginian is Stradbroke Handicap bound after Chief De Beers win

The Virginian looks set to line up in his second Stradbroke Handicap after scoring a brilliant come from behind win in the Listed $100,000 IPG Marketing Solutions Chief De Beers (1050m) at Doomben today. Last week’s Doomben 10,000 winning jockey Jim Byrne settled The Virginian ($8.50) well back in the field from barrier seven and…

2017 Chief De Beers Field & Odds: Top Two Hard to Split

2017 Chief De Beers Field & Odds: Top Two Hard to Split

One of the early black-type features on the Doomben Cup Day card in Brisbane on Saturday is the short-distance specialists in the Chief De Beers 2017 field, betting a tight battle between two smart sprinters. Set to run as Doomben Race 3 at 1:21pm (AEST), the $100,000 Listed Chief De Beers (1050m) handicap clash will…

2014 Chief De Beers Handicap Results – Black Type for Cape Kidnappers

2014 Chief De Beers Handicap Results – Black Type for Cape Kidnappers

Today’s Chief De Beers Handicap 2014 finally saw injury-prone galloper Cape Kidnappers score a Black Type win at the six-year-old’s 12thcareer start. The third race on the Doomben 10,000 Day program in Brisbane, the $80,000 Listed Sita Australia Chief De Beers Handicap (1100m) was the perfect race for the Kelly Schweida-trained Commands gelding Cape Kidnappers…

Pure Purrfection Leads Chief De Beers Handicap 2014 Field

Pure Purrfection Leads Chief De Beers Handicap 2014 Field

Tony Gollan’s last start winner at the track Pure Purrfection shoots for another Doomben victory this weekend when the locally-trained mare takes on a classy field of fellow sprinters for the 2014 Chief De Beers Handicap. Running as Doomben Race 3 at 12:45pm (AEST) this year’s $80,000 Listed Sita Australia Chief De Beers Handicap (1100m)…

Brisbane Then Britain for Bowman

Brisbane Then Britain for Bowman

Ace hoop Hugh Bowman has confirmed he will travel to Europe for a six-week riding campaign kicking off next month after he honours his Brisbane Winter Carnival commitments. Bowman enjoyed great success in Europe four years back when he rode 33 winners in 2007 including Hatta Fort in the Group 2 Superlative Stakes at Newmarket….