News About Danleigh

Retirement Round Up – Big Exodus of Stars

Retirement Round Up – Big Exodus of Stars

Over the past couple of weeks, a large number of gallopers have had the curtains pulled down on their racing careers. Some will begin careers at stud, some will become showjumpers, while others are destined for a life of leisure in the paddock. Miss the news of some of these retirements? Then keep reading for a run…

Danleigh and Jungle Ruler Retired

Danleigh and Jungle Ruler Retired

Two veterans of the turf have run their last race, with connections of both multiple Group 1 winner Danleigh and popular Victorian galloper Jungle Ruler announcing their respective retirements today. Danleigh had his final start in Saturday’s Doomben Cup, running a respectable seventh in what was his 63rd career start. The nine-year-old Chris Waller-trained gelding won…

2013 Doomben Cup Betting Odds Update

2013 Doomben Cup Betting Odds Update

The second day of the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival runs at Doomben Racecourse this Saturday and the action will be headlined by the Doomben Cup 2013 where Foreteller and Lights Of Heaven continue to dominate the betting. The dynamo duo who finished first (Lights Of Heaven) and second (Foreteller) in the Group 2 AD Hollindale…

Danleigh Deserves Doomben Cup 2013 Shot – Waller

Danleigh Deserves Doomben Cup 2013 Shot – Waller

The horse may be a rising 10-year-old and the trainer may have two other better fancied runners in the race but Sydney’s leading horseman Chris Waller believes his four-time Group 1 winning veteran Danleigh deserves a shot at the 2013 Doomben Cup this weekend. A final field of 14 smart staying types are accepted for…

14 Horse 2013 Doomben Cup Field Released

14 Horse 2013 Doomben Cup Field Released

A final field of 14 smart stayers has been accepted for the Doomben Cup 2013 at Doomben Racecourse this Saturday, the 2000m showdown the latest Group 1 feature of the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival. Due to run as Race 7 at 3:40pm (AEST) the $500,000 Group 1 Kirks Doomben Cup (2000m) has thrown up a…

Doomben Cup 2013 Swansong for Secret Admirer?

Doomben Cup 2013 Swansong for Secret Admirer?

There is a strong chance that this Saturday’s 2013 Doomben Cup in Brisbane could be the farewell race for Grahame Begg’s classy Sydney mare Secret Admirer who vies for her third Group 1 victory before retirement. While nothing is set in concrete Begg said the $500,000 Group 1 Kirks Doomben Cup (2000m) might just turn…

Solzhenitsyn Tops Nominations for 2013 Lord Mayor’s Cup

Solzhenitsyn Tops Nominations for 2013 Lord Mayor’s Cup

It wasn’t the first-choice race for Solzhenitsyn but the Robert Heathcote-trained gelding tops nominations for Saturday’s Group 1 2013 Lord Mayor’s Cup (1600m) at Doomben. The Group 1 winner was originally being aimed at Saturday’s Doomben Cup (2000m) but a blunder saw Heathcote miss the deadlines for first acceptances. But it may well be a…

Waller Dominates Doomben Cup 2013 First Acceptances

Waller Dominates Doomben Cup 2013 First Acceptances

He may sadly have lost one of his hopefuls with Stout Hearted put down this week but Sydney’s premier horseman Chris Waller is still the dominant trainer with three entries in the 2013 Doomben Cup first acceptances taken today. Due to run at Doomben Racecourse Saturday week, May 18, the $500,000 Group 1 Doomben Cup…

Waller Loses 2013 Doomben Cup Hope Stout Hearted

Waller Loses 2013 Doomben Cup Hope Stout Hearted

A sad story comes out of the Chris Waller stables today with the devastating news his Doomben Cup 2013 hopeful Stout Hearted has been put down due to a major hoof injury. The imported five-year-old, a son of Dynaformer who sired 2010 Melbourne Cup winner Americain, has been racing in Australia with Waller since early…

2013 Hollindale Stakes – Betting Update

2013 Hollindale Stakes – Betting Update

A bumper program at the Gold Coast today for 2013 Prime Minister’s Cup Day and without a doubt the highlight is the Group 2 2013 Hollindale Stakes (1800m). Boasting a field could be worthy of Group 1 status, the race is a key lead-up to a number of the winter’s major staying races including the…