News About Damian Lane

Tiamo Grace Nearing a Return

Tiamo Grace Nearing a Return

Trainer Darren Weir has revealed that talented three-year-old Tiamo Grace has completely overcome a string of ailments and could return to the races as soon as Saturday’s Flemington card. Tiamo Grace has made only five competitive appearances since debuting in August last year, but has shown plenty of ability and class on her way to…

Dane Ripper Stakes 2017 Field: Bonny O’Reilly Draws Wide

Dane Ripper Stakes 2017 Field: Bonny O’Reilly Draws Wide

Bjorn Baker’s Stradbroke Handicap second emergency Bonny O’Reilly has drawn out wide for her back-up run in the 2017 Dane Ripper Stakes field at Doomben Racecourse on Saturday. Last Saturday the in-form O’Reilly mare posted her fifth win on the trot and her seventh from nine career runs with a dominant display in the Listed…

Mongolian Wolf to Bounce Back in Queensland Derby 2017

Mongolian Wolf to Bounce Back in Queensland Derby 2017

After an impressive gallop at Coleraine on Tuesday trainer Darren Weir is confident his Group 3 winning Kiwi import Mongolian Wolf can bounce back to his best form in Saturday’s 2017 Queensland Derby. Weir is set to have three acceptors in the field for the $600,000 Group 1 Queensland Derby (2200m) at Doomben on the…

Burning Front Lightweight 2017 Stradbroke Handicap Chance

Burning Front Lightweight 2017 Stradbroke Handicap Chance

Ace Victorian horseman Darren Weir is tipped to have a three horse contingent in the Stradbroke Handicap 2017 field at Doomben on Saturday and he rates Burning Front as a genuine lightweight chance in the Group 1 for the stable. This season’s $1.5 million Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1350m) runs at Doomben Racecourse over a…

2017 Brisbane Cup Prep Continues for Neverland

2017 Brisbane Cup Prep Continues for Neverland

Darren Weir’s Perth expat Neverland will continue onto the Brisbane Cup 2017 in a fortnight following a lead-up run at Eagle Farm on Kingsford-Smith Cup Day. The five-year-old daughter of Big Brown is one of 14 remaining runners in Saturday’s $125,000 Group 3 Channel Seven Premier’s Cup (2200m) at Eagle Farm Racecourse. The handicap clash…

Port Adelaide Cup 2017 Field & Betting: High Church Nearing Odds-On

Port Adelaide Cup 2017 Field & Betting: High Church Nearing Odds-On

The money is rolling in thick and fast for the Darren Weir-trained top weight High Church to handle the kilos and take out the 2017 Port Adelaide Cup at Morphettville Racecourse on the weekend. The six-year-old son of High Chaparral is one of 14 stayers in the mix for Morphettville Race 3 at 1:45pm (ACST)…

Odeon Dominates 2017 South Australian Derby Betting

Odeon Dominates 2017 South Australian Derby Betting

Melbourne raider Odeon has retained his clear favouritism in South Australian Derby 2017 betting for this Saturday after drawing ideally for the Adelaide staying test. A capacity field of three-year-olds face off in this season’s $600,000 Group 1 South Australian Derby (2500m), which steals the show at Morphettville Racecourse on the weekend. After an impressive…

Savvy Dreams Takes on Boys in SA Derby 2017

Savvy Dreams Takes on Boys in SA Derby 2017

Things might have gone amiss down under so far for visiting Kiwi filly Savvy Dreams but her trainers Guy Lowry & Grant Cullen will press on with a run against the colts and geldings in Saturday’s 2017 SA Derby field. Third to subsequent Australian Oaks winner Bonneval in the Group 1 NZ Oaks (2400m) back…

Brisbane Next for Queen Of The South Winner Amelie’s Star?

Brisbane Next for Queen Of The South Winner Amelie’s Star?

Victoria’s premier trainer Darren Weir continued his incredible week with a Group 2 win at Morphettville on Schweppes Oaks Day, the favourite Amelie’s Star earning a possible trip to Brisbane with a victory in the 2017 Queen Of The South Stakes. The lightly-raced five-year-old daughter of Testa Rossa, formerly prepared by Peter Moody, was dominant…

2017 Warrnambool Cup Results: High Church Wins for Weir

2017 Warrnambool Cup Results: High Church Wins for Weir

Record breaking Victorian horseman Darren Weir continued his domination at The ‘Bool enjoying his fourth straight Warrnambool Cup win with High Church saluting for the punters in outstanding fashion on Thursday afternoon. Dubbed ‘The King of the ‘Bool’, Weir has now won the Warrnambool Cup on five occasions including the past four on the trot…