News About Doomben 10

The Virginian is Stradbroke Handicap bound after Chief De Beers win

The Virginian is Stradbroke Handicap bound after Chief De Beers win

The Virginian looks set to line up in his second Stradbroke Handicap after scoring a brilliant come from behind win in the Listed $100,000 IPG Marketing Solutions Chief De Beers (1050m) at Doomben today. Last week’s Doomben 10,000 winning jockey Jim Byrne settled The Virginian ($8.50) well back in the field from barrier seven and…

Fractured Wrist Won’t Stop Bell Riding Peron In Doomben 10,000

Fractured Wrist Won’t Stop Bell Riding Peron In Doomben 10,000

Rising jockey Tim Bell suffered a hairline fracture to his wrist while riding in Brisbane last weekend, but is adamant that he will chase his maiden Group 1 victory when he partners Peron in the 2014 Doomben 10,000 on Saturday. Bell capped off a consistent day of riding at Brisbane last weekend by winning the Group…

2014 Newmarket Handicap Betting Update

2014 Newmarket Handicap Betting Update

The 2014 Newmarket Handicap has drawn one of the strongest fields in the recent history of the event and the betting market for the Group 1 event is extremely competitive. Samaready, Lankan Rupee and Shamexpress have been battling for favouritism in 2014 Newmarket Handicap betting markets since the final field was released earlier this week and…

2013 VRC Sprint Classic Tips & Selections

2013 VRC Sprint Classic Tips & Selections

The 2013 VRC Sprint Classic is set to be one of the races of the 2013 Spring Racing Carnival; with a number of Australia’s leading sprinters taking on Hong Kong superstar Lucky Nine. The absence of Black Caviar has really opened up the sprint races this season, with Samaready taking out the Group 1 Moir…

Epaulette Chasing Third Group 1 Win In VRC Sprint Classic

Epaulette Chasing Third Group 1 Win In VRC Sprint Classic

Darley sprinter Epaulette will have the opportunity to record his third victory at Group 1 level when he returns to the races in the Group 1 VRC Sprint Classic (formerly known as the Patinack Farm Classic) at Flemington on Saturday. After a mixed autumn campaign, that included a second place finish behind equine superstar Black Caviar…

Better Than Ready for Doomben 10,000 Tilt

Better Than Ready for Doomben 10,000 Tilt

Progressive local colt Better Than Ready is ready to face the BTC Cup quinella of Your Song and Rain Affair once again after their third behind them earlier in the month when the trio face off in the 2013 Doomben 10,000 this Saturday. Kelly Schweida’s More Than Ready three-year-old Better Than Ready has enjoyed two…

Moody’s 2013 Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival Quest

Moody’s 2013 Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival Quest

Melbourne’s head horseman Peter Moody is looking at another strong Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival raid this year with the news the OTI Racing-owned duo My Quest For Peace and Ibicenco are both on track for the Queensland riches. Originating from the sunshine state, Moody won Queensland’s richest race last year with Mid Summer Music taking…

Better Than Ready Back Ahead of 2013 Autumn Racing Carnival

Better Than Ready Back Ahead of 2013 Autumn Racing Carnival

Boom Queensland colt Better Than Ready will return to racing this weekend before heading south to tackle better company at the 2013 Autumn Racing Carnival. The three-year-old has been entered for both a three-year-old race at the Sunshine Coast on Saturday and an Open Handicap (1200m) on Monday in what will be his first start…

Sea Siren On Track For International Debut In 2012 Hong Kong Sprint

Sea Siren On Track For International Debut In 2012 Hong Kong Sprint

Sea Siren is said to be in top order ahead of her run in the Group 1 Hong Kong Sprint on Sunday December 9, 2012. The four-year-old is set to have her first international test in the $1.9 million race, which will be run over 1,200 metres. Sea Siren will go into the race on…