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Wallace Shooting For Local Luck in Doomben Cup

Wallace Shooting For Local Luck in Doomben Cup

After star interstate raiders Black Caviar and Hay List ran the quinella in the opening Group 1 race of the Brisbane Winter Carnival last Saturday, Gold Coast trainer John Wallace is hoping for some local luck in the Doomben Cup this weekend with Shoot Out.

The final field for Saturday’s $500,000 Group 1 Doomben Cup (2020m) will be released ...

Black Piranha Wins Back-to-Back Stradbroke Handicaps

Black Piranha Wins Back-to-Back Stradbroke Handicaps

On Saturday Black Piranha awarded his trainer, Con Karakatsanis’s patience when he made it back-to-back success in Queensland’s richest sprint, the $1 million Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm.

Black Piranha had not won a race since his success in the Stradbroke last year, but Karakatsanis never gave up believing his talented six-year-old had what it takes to ...

Albert The Fat Beats Melito & Latin News in 2010 BTC Cup

Albert The Fat Beats Melito & Latin News in 2010 BTC Cup

Improving five-year-old Albert The Fat has claimed victory in the opening Group 1 race of the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival, narrowly winning the $400,000 BTC Cup (1200m) in a gripping finish at Doomben on Saturday.

History was nearly made as Melito came within a nose of being the first filly to take out the BTC Cup since it became ...

Sterling Prince Wins Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Sterling Prince Wins Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Kiwi stayer Sterling Prince won the Group 3 $251 500 Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Flemington on Saturday, the decisive victory largely increasing his chances of receiving an invitation to the Honk Kong International meeting next month.

It was a good finish at Melbourne for the Wayne Hillis-trained six-year-old after earlier disappointment when the gelding failed to win the Lexus Stakes ...