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2014 The Roses Results – Arabian Gold Far Too Good

2014 The Roses Results – Arabian Gold Far Too Good

Arabian Gold stamped herself as the leading contender for the 2014 Queensland Oaks with a comfortable victory in the 2014 The Roses at Doomben this afternoon. Jockey Blake Shinn settled Arabian Gold in the middle of the field and the race was set up for her when Ric McMahon pushed forward on Kiwi filly Chop Chop…

Arabian Gold Tops The Doomben Roses 2014 Field

Arabian Gold Tops The Doomben Roses 2014 Field

David Vandyke’s Queensland Oaks-bound filly Arabian Gold is the top rated acceptor for the 2014 The Roses field at Doomben this weekend. The grey daughter of Dubawi is one of a full field of 16 starters, plus an emergency runner, making up the field for the $175,000 Group 2 XXXX Gold The Roses (2000m) on…

Hera Heads 2014 The Roses Nominations

Hera Heads 2014 The Roses Nominations

A field of Queensland Oaks hopes will face off on Doomben Cup Day in Brisbane on Saturday in The Roses 2014, nominations for which are headed by Kris Lees’ filly Hera. A total of 22 three-year-old fillies are nominated for this year’s $175,000 Group 2 XXXX Gold The Roses (2000m), the traditional lead-up to the…

Oaks Hopes Head 2014 Gold Coast Bracelet Field & Odds

Oaks Hopes Head 2014 Gold Coast Bracelet Field & Odds

This Saturday a field of potential Queensland Oaks fillies will face off in the Gold Coast Bracelet 2014 on Hollindale Stakes Day. The fourth race at the meeting, this year’s $125,000 Listed H. Harvey Prestige Gold Coast Bracelet (1800m) has drawn a capacity field of 14 starters plus five emergencies waiting for a scratching to…

May’s Dream Heads 2014 Queensland Oaks Nominations

May’s Dream Heads 2014 Queensland Oaks Nominations

Darren Weir’s Schweppes Oaks winning filly May’s Dream is one of the headline nominees for the Queensland Oaks 2014 after early entries for the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival majors closed on Wednesday. There are 69 three-year-old fillies nominated for this year’s $400,000, Group 1 Treasury Casino & Hotel Queensland Oaks (2400m) set to run at…

2014 Queensland Derby Dreams for Glorious Lad

2014 Queensland Derby Dreams for Glorious Lad

One of a host of Kiwi gallopers coming over from Auckland to Brisbane this week, Shaun Ritchie’s smart three-year-old Glorious Lad is set to target the Queensland Oaks 2014 this winter. The Falkirk gelding has had nine starts to date for a trio of wins and is one of 28 New Zealand-trained horses booked to…

Military Makes Move for Kiwis in AD Hollindale Stakes 2014

Military Makes Move for Kiwis in AD Hollindale Stakes 2014

The assault of New Zealand-trained raiders on the autumn – winter features down under continues on the Gold Coast this weekend including the acceptance of Military Move for the 2014 AD Hollindale Stakes. The Shaun Ritchie-trained Volksraad seven-year-old is one of the veterans in this year’s $358,000 Group 2 Wimmers Soft Drinks A.D. Hollindale Stakes…