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2017 Doomben Cup Bid for Chance To Dance

2017 Doomben Cup Bid for Chance To Dance

A trip to Queensland for a Doomben Cup 2017 run next month is on the cards with imported Chance To Dance this Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival before he eventually heads over to New Zealand.

Chance To Dance (outside) could race in the rescheduled Sydney Cup before a 2017 Doomben Cup bid in Brisbane. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The gelding is ...

2017 Ajax Stakes Winner It’s Somewhat Back-to-Back

2017 Ajax Stakes Winner It’s Somewhat Back-to-Back

Godolphin stable stalwart It’s Somewhat celebrated a successful Ajax Stakes 2017 title defence winning the Coolmore Classic Day Group 2 first-up on way to possible Doncaster Mile bid this autumn.

The 2017 Doomben Cup is the long-term goal for dual Ajax Stakes winner It’s Somewhat. Photo: Steve Hart.

Last Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival the John O’Shea-trained son of Dynaformer ...

Sarrasin Aimed at The BMW 2017

Sarrasin Aimed at The BMW 2017

Trainer Lee Freedman confirmed plans this week to target the 2017 The BMW in Sydney this march with the stable’s progressive import Sarrasin.

Our Ivanhowe could shoot for back-to-back Doomben Cup wins for Team Freedman this Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival. Photo: Daniel Costello.

A five-year-old son of Monsun, Sarrasin debuted down under on December 17 at Royal Randwick.

Relishing ...

Hartnell Included In The Metropolitan Nominations

Hartnell Included In The Metropolitan Nominations

The 2016 The Metropolitan nominations have been released and the in-form Hartnell has been included in the initial entries for the Group 1 event that will be held at Royal Randwick on October 1.

Hartnell remains a chance of being the star attraction in the 2016 The Metropolitan. Photo by: Steve Hart

Hartnell failed to fire during the 2015 Spring ...

Black Heart Bart 1 of 4 Weir horses in Underwood Stakes nominations

Black Heart Bart 1 of 4 Weir horses in Underwood Stakes nominations

Dual Group 1 winner Black Heart Bart is one of four Darren Weir trained gallopers among the sixteen nominations for the Group 1 $500,000 Underwood Stakes (1800m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Black Heart Bart, above, heads trainer Darren Weir’s team in the Underwood Stakes nominations. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Black Heart Bart is the winner of the Group 1 ...

Our Ivanhowe is the 2016 Doomben Cup Winner

Our Ivanhowe is the 2016 Doomben Cup Winner

Our Ivanhowe has finally broken through for a maiden win at the highest level of Australian racing; returning from a freshen-up to take out the Group 1 Doomben Cup (2000m) in Brisbane this afternoon.

Our Ivanhowe charged home late to win the Group 1 Doomben Cup this afternoon. Photo: Daniel Costello

Our Ivanhowe was arguably the forgotten runner in the ...

Snippets Land Wins BRC Sprint

Snippets Land Wins BRC Sprint

Snippets Land mustered a monumental late turn of foot to overcome a talented field at Doomben this afternoon and win the Group 3 BRC Sprint (1350m) in impressive fashion.

Snippets Land produced a career-best performance to win the Group 3 BRC Sprint at Doomben this afternoon. Photo: Daniel Costello

Snippets Land jumped from barrier 9 well this afternoon, but was ...

JJ Atkins Unlikely for Hampden Stakes Winner Archives

JJ Atkins Unlikely for Hampden Stakes Winner Archives

Archives has stamped himself as one to watch Doomben Racecourse this afternoon with an impressive late kick for success in the Listed Hampden Stakes (1200m).

Archives (inside) poked clear on the line to beat Jericho on the line in the Hampden Stakes this afternoon. Photo: Daniel Costello

Archives had made only one competitive start leading into the Hampden Stakes, but ...

2016 Doomben Cup Day Scratchings & Track Report

2016 Doomben Cup Day Scratchings & Track Report

Eight races have been slated for the Brisbane Winter Carnival’s feature card today; 2016 Doomben Cup Day.

Hauraki is favourite to win the Group 1 Doomben Cup (2000m) in Brisbane this afternoon. Photo: Steve Hart

Seven of the day’s eight races will be contested at black type level, highlighted by the featured Group 1 Doomben Cup (2000m) which has attracted ...

Doomben Cup 2016 Betting Tips & Odds Update

Doomben Cup 2016 Betting Tips & Odds Update

The 2016 Doomben Cup keeps the Group 1 racing action going in Brisbane on the weekend, betting tips and the latest odds for the weight-for-age winter classic found below.

Kiwi raider Volkstok’n’barrell is the Races.com.au favourite to win the 2016 Doomben Cup in Brisbane on Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

Set to run as Doomben Race 7 at 4:01pm (AEST), this ...