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2017 Queensland Oaks Results: Egg Tart Wins

2017 Queensland Oaks Results: Egg Tart Wins

The 2017 Queensland Oaks Day results will be known shortly and we are set for a big afternoon of racing at Doomben. The Queensland Oaks meeting was originally set to be held at Eagle Farm, but the poor state of the track during the Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup meeting led to the races being transferred to…

JJ Atkins 2017 First Acceptances: Melody Belle To Pay Late Entry

JJ Atkins 2017 First Acceptances: Melody Belle To Pay Late Entry

Te Akau Racing will pay the late entry to get Melody Belle into the 2017 JJ Atkins after missing the first acceptance cut off for the two-years-old Group 1 run on Stradbroke Handicap Day. Racing Queensland took first declarations for the three upcoming features at the June 10 Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival meeting that has…

Clearly Innocent Leads 2017 Stradbroke Handicap First Acceptances

Clearly Innocent Leads 2017 Stradbroke Handicap First Acceptances

Kris Lees’ Kingsford-Smith Cup winner Clearly Innocent is the headline galloper in the Stradbroke Handicap 2017 first acceptances taken by Racing Queensland on Wednesday for Saturday week’s feature. First declarations for all three elite level Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival events held on June 10 have now closed in the aftermath of the Stradbroke Handicap Day…

Dothraki Heads 2017 Moreton Cup Field & Weights

Dothraki Heads 2017 Moreton Cup Field & Weights

Peter & Paul Snowden’s class galloper Dothraki heads the Moreton Cup 2017 field and weights at Doomben Racecourse this weekend on Queensland Oaks Day. Moved from the rain-affected Eagle Farm track to Doomben, this season’s $175,000 Group 2 Ascot Green Moreton Cup (1200m) runs over a shorter distance and was formerly known as the QTC…

2017 Stradbroke Handicap Swap Suits In Her Time

2017 Stradbroke Handicap Swap Suits In Her Time

The change-up to the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival’s pinnacle race, the Stradbroke Handicap 2017, is well suited to smart mare In Her Time according to her Newcastle-based trainer Benjamin Smith. News broke this week that Saturday’s Queensland Oaks meeting and the Stradbroke Handicap Day program on June 10 would be transferred from the water-logged Eagle…

2017 Queensland Derby Woes for Volatile Mix

2017 Queensland Derby Woes for Volatile Mix

Trainer Darren Weir is harbouring concerns about how his SA Derby champion Volatile Mix will handle the decreased distance of the Queensland Derby 2017 Saturday week in Brisbane. With continuing track woes at Eagle Farm, the decision to move this weekend’s Queensland Oaks meeting as well as the Stradbroke Handicap Day line-up on June 10…

Queensland Guineas Next for 2017 Fred Best Classic Winner Niccanova

Queensland Guineas Next for 2017 Fred Best Classic Winner Niccanova

One of the progressive youngsters from the small team of Steve Tregea-trained horses out of Toowoomba stole the show in the last on Kingsford-Smith Cup Day with Niccanova onto the 2017 Queensland Guineas after winning the Fred Best Classic. A well-bred son of Nicconi, the up-and-coming gelding only made the line-up in the $150,000 Group…

2017 Kingsford-Smith Cup Winner Clearly Innocent into Stradbroke

2017 Kingsford-Smith Cup Winner Clearly Innocent into Stradbroke

It is onto the Stradbroke Handicap in a fortnight for the now Kris Lees-trained improver Clearly Innocent who was a big drifter in Kingsford-Smith Cup 2017 betting before his impressive win in the Eagle Farm Group 1 on Saturday. Earlier in the week the five-year-old son of Not A Single Doubt was as short as…

Glenlogan Park Stakes 2017 Results: Eckstein Beats the Mares

Glenlogan Park Stakes 2017 Results: Eckstein Beats the Mares

Kurt Goldman’s up-and-coming filly Eckstein beat home the older mares in a nice effort second-up at Eagle Farm Racecourse winning the 2017 Glenlogan Park Stakes on way to bigger and better winter targets. The often temperamental three-year-old daughter of I Am Invincible relished a notable drop in weight after carrying 60kg for a brave fourth…

Grand Prix Winner Order Again On To Queensland Derby 2017

Grand Prix Winner Order Again On To Queensland Derby 2017

Brisbane horseman Brian Smith has a very genuine chance in the 2017 Queensland Derby this Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival after the narrow Grand Prix Stakes success of his progressive three-year-old Order Again. An up-and-coming son of Iffraaj, the Eagle Farm-trained stayer had no luck after a wide run throughout at Doomben last start finishing runner-up…