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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).

Jim Byrne, above, wrapped up a winning double at Doomben when he won the Bright Shadow on Bidii Babe. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Byrne won earlier in the day on The Virginian in the Listed ...

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.

Jockey Jim Byrne, above, brought The Virginian with a well timed run to win the Chief De Beers at Doomben. Photo by Daniel Costello.

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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.

Hidden Pearl is early favourite in 2017 Chief De Beers betting markets for the Doomben sprint this weekend. Photo: Daniel Costello.

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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.

Injury-prone Cape Kidnappers finally enjoyed a stakes win in the 2014 Chief De Beers Handicap. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The third race on the Doomben 10,000 Day program in Brisbane, the $80,000 Listed Sita Australia Chief De ...

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.

Pure Purrfection is after back-to-back Brisbane Black Types in the Chief De Beers Handicap 2014 this weekend. Photo: Daniel Costello.

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Brisbane Then Britain for Bowman

Brisbane Then Britain for Bowman

Jockey Hugh Bowman will head to Europe for a six-week riding campaign

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 ...