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Kinnersley Heads 2013 Magic Millions Stayers Cup Field

Kinnersley Heads 2013 Magic Millions Stayers Cup Field

Gai Waterhouse’s recent Goulburn Cup winner Kinnersley heads a talented field of long distance gallopers for the Magic Millions Stayers Cup 2013 at the Gold Coast this Saturday. One of eight feature races on the Jeep Magic Millions Gold Coast Race Day in Queensland, the $175,000 Korean Air Magic Millions Stayers Cup (1800m) is set…

Spechenka Cruises to 2012 Queen’s Cup Win

Spechenka Cruises to 2012 Queen’s Cup Win

Ben Ahrens’ always gallant galloper from Beaudesert Spechenka enjoyed the third stakes win of their career on Saturday taking out the Queen’s Cup 2012 at Eagle Farm Racecourse. The Danachenka six-year-old capped off a typical hit-and-miss campaign as they relished the step up to 3200-metres and posted their 12th turf triumph in the $150,000 Group…

Booming Heads Queen’s Cup 2012 Odds

Booming Heads Queen’s Cup 2012 Odds

In-form Kiwi galloper Booming has opened as the pronounced favourite in the 2012 Queen’s Cup odds ahead of the popular winter feature running at Eagle Farm this Saturday. Coming off a gallant second to former New Zealander Ginga Dude in the Group 3 Tatt’s Cup (2200m) at Eagle Farm a fortnight ago, Jeff Lynds’ veteran…

Queen’s Cup Field 2012 Revealed

Queen’s Cup Field 2012 Revealed

The final field for this Saturday’s 2012 Queen’s Cup at Eagle Farm Racecourse has been revealed with just 11 gallopers taking up the two mile challenge. Due to jump as Eagle Farm Race 6 at 3:11pm, the $150,000 Group 3 Queen’s Cup (3200m) is traditionally run as the Queensland Cup and holds only Listed status….

Booming Heads 2012 Queen’s Cup Weights

Booming Heads 2012 Queen’s Cup Weights

Jeff Lynds’ New Zealand raider Booming has been allocated the 59kg minimum topweight for this Saturday’s Queen’s Cup 2012 at Eagle Farm Racecourse, a weight that if the veteran carries to victory will see them break over a century long record. Traditionally known as the Queensland Cup this year’s edition of the $150,000 quality handicap…

2012 Queen’s Cup Nominations Released

2012 Queen’s Cup Nominations Released

The latest race to run over the two-mile Melbourne Cup distance takes place this Saturday in Queensland with the Queen’s Cup 2012 at Eagle Farm Racecourse. Headlining the weekend’s winter racing action the $150,000 Group 3 Queen’s Cup (3200m) has drawn just 12 nominations this year. There is plenty of quality in the off-season stayers…

Shenzhou Steeds Tops 2012 Caloundra Cup Nominations

Shenzhou Steeds Tops 2012 Caloundra Cup Nominations

Michael Moroney’s Ipswich Cup winner Shenzhou Steeds is set to continue their raid on the Queensland Winter Racing Carnival riches having been nominated for the Caloundra Cup 2012 at the Sunshine Coast this Saturday. The former New Zealand galloper enjoyed great success in the sunshine state last winter winning three Queensland races on the trot…

Fantastic Chance for Nolan in 2012 Ipswich Cup

Fantastic Chance for Nolan in 2012 Ipswich Cup

Toowoomba-based gelding Fantastic Blue gets the chance to delight experienced trainer Paul Nolan for the second time this winter when he lines up in Saturday’s Listed $200,000 2012 Ipswich Cup (2150m). Nolan could not wipe the smile off his face late last month at Doomben when Fantastic Blue stormed home at triple figure odds to…

Ipswich Cup Odds 2012 – Ginga Dude Favourite

Ipswich Cup Odds 2012 – Ginga Dude Favourite

New Zealand-bred gelding Ginga Dude is the current favourite for Saturday’s Listed $200,000 2012 Ipswich Cup (2150m). Paying $3.20 at , the Graeme Boyd-trained eight-year-old has been in excellent form this preparation, winning first-up in the Listed Members’ Quality Handicap before placing in the Lord Mayor’s Cup and the Eagle Farm Cup. It will be…

Ipswich Cup 2012 – Preview and Tips

Ipswich Cup 2012 – Preview and Tips

Ipswich plays host to the Queensland feature meeting this Saturday and the biggest event on the card is of course the Listed $200,000 2012 Ipswich Cup (2150m). A number of quality stayers will line up to contest the event and experienced gelding Ginga Dude is the current $3.00 favourite after showing impressive winter form. The…