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2017 Caloundra Cup Field & Barriers: Benzini Draws Wide

2017 Caloundra Cup Field & Barriers: Benzini Draws Wide

Saturday’s top-weighted stayer in the Caloundra Cup 2017 field Benzini has drawn out wide in barrier 11 of 12 for the Sunshine Coast winter feature.

Kiwi stayer Benzini has the top weight and a wide gate to overcome in Saturday’s 2017 Caloundra Cup field at the Sunshine Coast. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Running as Race 6 at 3:17pm (AEST), this season’s ...

Black Heart Bart To Defend Memsie Stakes Win

Black Heart Bart To Defend Memsie Stakes Win

Trainer Darren Weir has confirmed early spring plans to target the 2017 Memsie Stakes, the first Group 1 race of the new season, with Black Heart Bart who won the Caulfield feature last year.

Five-time Group 1 winner Black Heart Bart is on track for a first-up title defence in the Memsie Stakes 2017 at Caulfield on September 2. ...

Self Sense Heads 2017 Caloundra Cup Nominations

Self Sense Heads 2017 Caloundra Cup Nominations

David Brideoake’s last start Ipswich Cup winner Self Sense is the headline early entry for the feature Queensland Winter Racing Carnival race this weekend – the Caloundra Cup 2017.

Ipswich Cup winner Self Sense (pictured at Caulfield) headlines the 2017 Caloundra Cup nominations for the Sunshine Coast this weekend. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

One of three black-type ...

Humidor Targets Caulfield Cup 2017

Humidor Targets Caulfield Cup 2017

The 2017 Caulfield Cup is the confirmed major spring racing target for Australian Cup winner Humidor according to trainer Darren Weir.

Darren Weir’s Australian Cup winning Kiwi expat Humidor targets a run in the 2017 Caulfield Cup field this spring. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Recording breaking Victorian horseman Weir has in the past 30 years saddled-up just the sole ...

2017 W.J. Healy Stakes Nominations Feature Deploy

2017 W.J. Healy Stakes Nominations Feature Deploy

Gerald Ryan’s Moreton Cup winner Deploy is one of the headline nominations taken for the W.J. Healy Stakes 2017 this Saturday at Doomben Racecourse on Tattersall’s Tiara Day.

Moreton Cup winner Deploy headlines the 2017 WJ Healy Stakes Nominations for this weekend at Doomben. Photo: Steve Hart.

The four-year-old son of Fastnet Rock saluted at the track on ...

2017 Tattersall’s Cup Nominations Feature Jumbo Prince

2017 Tattersall’s Cup Nominations Feature Jumbo Prince

After a third in last Saturday’s Ipswich Cup the Michael Nolan-trained Jumbo Prince is nominated for a possible quick back-up into the Tattersall’s Cup 2017 at Doomben Racecourse this weekend.

Last weekend’s Ipswich Cup third placegetter Jumbo Prince is nominated for a seven day back-up into the 2017 Tattersall’s Cup on Tiara Day in Brisbane. Photo: Daniel Costello.

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2017 Queensland Derby Results: Ruthven by 4 Lengths

2017 Queensland Derby Results: Ruthven by 4 Lengths

It was another gun Hugh Bowman ride delivering the results with the master hoop getting the job done with an arrogant four length win in the Queensland Derby 2017 aboard the Ciaron Maher-trained favourite Ruthven.

Ruthven claimed a maiden Group 1 win with an excellent performance in the 2017 Queensland Derby. Photo by: Steve Hart

Caulfield horseman enjoyed ...

Brisbane Cup 2017 Betting Tips & Update

Brisbane Cup 2017 Betting Tips & Update

A field of 14 face off in the last on Stradbroke Handicap Day in the 2017 Brisbane Cup, betting tips and the latest odds on the handicap clash found below.

Rudy is the Races.com.au tip to take out the Brisbane Cup 2017 in the last at Doomben Racecourse on Stradbroke Handicap Day. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Running as Doomben Race ...

Queensland Derby 2017 Tips & Odds Update

Queensland Derby 2017 Tips & Odds Update

The 2017 Queensland Derby runs over a shorter distance at Doomben than is tradition on the weekend and below are our  insider betting tips plus the latest odds on the three-years-old winter showdown.

Jockey Hugh Bowman rides the 2017 Queensland Derby favourite Ruthven in the Group 1 at Doomben this weekend. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

Set to run as Race 7 ...

Stradbroke Handicap 2017 Tips & Odds Update

Stradbroke Handicap 2017 Tips & Odds Update

It’s a wide open affair for the 2017 Stradbroke Handicap at Doomben Racecourse on Saturday and below are our insider betting tips and the latest odds on the winter classic.

Egyptian Symbol is the Races.com.au team’s upset tip to win the 2017 Stradbroke Handicap in Brisbane this weekend. Photo: Steve Hart.

Running as Race 8 at 3:40pm (AEST), a capacity ...