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Travolta Tops 2014 Tattersall’s Open Mile Field

Travolta Tops 2014 Tattersall’s Open Mile Field

New Zealand Group 1 performer Travolta returns to racing this weekend at Eagle Farm in the Tattersall’s Open Mile 2014 which sees out Tattersall’s Tiara Day as Race 8. There are 12 gallopers engaged in this year’s $100,000 Listed Centenary Classic Mercedes Benz Open Mile (1600m), the top-rated and weighted of which is the Gai…

Dane Ripper Stakes 2014 Tips & Selections

Dane Ripper Stakes 2014 Tips & Selections

This Saturday the Group racing at Eagle Farm gets underway with the fillies are mares facing off in the 2014 Dane Ripper Stakes – betting tips for which are outlined below. There are 13 left in contention for this year’s $200,000 Group 2 Virbac Animal Health Dane Ripper Stakes (1400m) following the surprise scratching of…

BRC Sprint 2014 Field Includes Solzhenitsyn

BRC Sprint 2014 Field Includes Solzhenitsyn

Rob Heathcote’s Group 1 winning local Solzhenitsyn is one of the headline acceptors for the 2014 BRC Sprint at home at Doomben Racecourse this weekend. The St Petersburg seven-year-old is one of the veterans in this year’s 16 starter $125,000 Group 3 Darley BRC Sprint (1350m) field and heads the weights on 61kg. It’s a…

Hot Snitzel Tops 2014 BRC Sprint Nominations

Hot Snitzel Tops 2014 BRC Sprint Nominations

Gerald Ryan’s BTC Cup graduate Hot Snitzel has been nominated for their original Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival target, the BRC Sprint 2014, meaning they could race again at Doomben this weekend. One of the key support races on the Doomben Cup Day program in Brisbane on Saturday, this year’s $125,000 Group 3 Darley BRC Sprint…

2014 Stradbroke Handicap Nominations Released

2014 Stradbroke Handicap Nominations Released

Nominations for the seven opening Group 1 races of the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival are now out including those for Queensland’s richest race, the Stradbroke Handicap 2014 to run at Eagle Farm Racecourse on Saturday June 7. Last year 137 sprinters made up the nominations, down 37 to a round 100 for this year’s edition…

Snitzerland Tops 2014 Victory Stakes Odds

Snitzerland Tops 2014 Victory Stakes Odds

After being scratched from Saturday’s All Aged Stakes in Sydney, Gerald Ryan’s Group 1 winning mare Snitzerland is set to jump near odds-on territory in the Victory Stakes 2014 at Eagle Farm in Brisbane. The smart Snitzel four-year-old was a dual acceptor across two states for the weekend having been in the mix for both…

Boom Brothers Head Victory Stakes 2014 Field

Boom Brothers Head Victory Stakes 2014 Field

A small but classy field of eight sprinters is engaged to face off in Brisbane’s 2014 Victory Stakes field at Eagle Farm this weekend including the Tony Gollan-trained half-brothers Spirit Of Boom and Temple Of Boom. The headline race at Saturday’s meet, this year’s $175,000 Group 2 Greenslopes Private Victory Stakes (1200m) is due to…

Snitzerland Leads 2014 Victory Stakes Nominations

Snitzerland Leads 2014 Victory Stakes Nominations

A top line-up of Group 1 winners and performers make up the Victory Stakes 2014 nominations for the Eagle Farm feature this weekend, one of the headline entries being the Gerald Ryan-trained Snitzerland. While the Group 1 races are reserved for Sydney and Adelaide on Saturday, Brisbane gears up for their winter carnival with a…

2014 Coolmore Classic Odds – Catkins Only Single Figure Chance

2014 Coolmore Classic Odds – Catkins Only Single Figure Chance

Despite attracting a near-capacity final field, this Saturday’s Coolmore Classic 2014 betting markets feature just one hopeful under $10 with the Chris Waller-trained Catkins dominating the odds. Running as Rosehill Race 7 at 4:00pm (AEST) the $600,000 Group 1 Coolmore Classic (1500m) this year originally drew 17 acceptors. The field is down to 16 however…

2014 Wiggle Stakes Betting Preview and Tips

2014 Wiggle Stakes Betting Preview and Tips

A talented field of 12 has been confirmed for the 2014 Group 3 Wiggle Stakes (1400m) at Warwick Farm today, offering punters several good opportunities to place a winning bet. Having returned to the track in top order this preparation, classy mare Catkins is currently featured as the outright $2 favourite for the 2014 Wiggle…