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2013 July Sprint Tips & Betting Selections

2013 July Sprint Tips & Betting Selections

The feature race at Royal Randwick this Saturday is the July Sprint (1200m), which has drawn a quality field of sprinters from right around Australia. The July Sprint is a very open affair with a stack of horses in single figures so our team of racing experts have analysed the form to come up with the…

2013 July Sprint Final Field and Barrier Draw Announced

2013 July Sprint Final Field and Barrier Draw Announced

The 2013 July Sprint (1200m) is set to have a State of Origin-like feel with Queensland sprinters Funtantes and Griffon among the acceptors for the race that will be run at Royal Randwick on Saturday. With very little quality racing on offer in Brisbane this weekend, trainer Robert Heathcote has taken the opportunity to embark on…

Filly Silences Doubters with 2013 Ascot Handicap Result

Filly Silences Doubters with 2013 Ascot Handicap Result

The confidence of Sunshine Coast horseman Stuart Kendrick proved well justified on Saturday when his progressive daughter of Not A Single Doubt Doubtfilly scored a win over the boys in the Ascot Handicap 2013 at Eagle Farm. Three-year-old Doubtfilly went out as a $5 chance in the $80,000 Listed PMP Limited Ascot Handicap (1200m) despite…

Open 2013 Ascot Handicap Betting – Top Three Hard To Split

Open 2013 Ascot Handicap Betting – Top Three Hard To Split

Three sprinters have opened as equal favourites to win the Ascot Handicap 2013 on Queensland Cup Day at Eagle Farm on Saturday with the bookies unable to separate the dominate trio. Running as Race 7 at 3:45pm (AEST) this year’s $80,000 Listed Ascot Handicap (1200m) features a final field of 13 with six of those…

Bakers’ Dozen for Ascot Handicap 2013 Field

Bakers’ Dozen for Ascot Handicap 2013 Field

A quality line-up of 13 sprinters has been accepted to contest Saturday’s 2013 Ascot Handicap running at Eagle Farm as part of the Queensland Cup Day action. Due to jump as Race 7 at 3:45pm (AEST) the $80,000 Listed PMP Limited Ascot Handicap (1200m) lost a couple of major nominees who have opted to bypass…

Howmuchdoyouloveme is 2013 Healy Stakes Betting Favourite

Howmuchdoyouloveme is 2013 Healy Stakes Betting Favourite

Sydney speedster Howmuchdoyouloveme has opened a clear favourite for his bid to keep an unbeaten Queensland record intact in the Group 3 2013 WJ Healy Stakes (1200m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday. The four-year-old is at $3.70 in the despite being asked to carry the topweight of 60kg. A Group 2 winner at Melbourne’s spring…

2013 Healy Stakes Field Features Howmuchdoyouloveme

2013 Healy Stakes Field Features Howmuchdoyouloveme

Powerful front-runner Howmuchdoyouloveme will be out to keep an unbeaten Queensland alive when he jumps from barrier 13 in the Group 3 2013 Healy Stakes (1200m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday. The four-year-old is one of 13 horses set to line up in the $175,000 sprint and he heads there in good form. Howmuchdoyouloveme reaffirmed…

Howmuchdoyouloveme Tops 2013 Healy Stakes Nominations

Howmuchdoyouloveme Tops 2013 Healy Stakes Nominations

Robust sprinter Howmuchdoyouloveme will be out to continue his Queensland success in the Group 3 2013 Healy Stakes (1200m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday. The four-year-old is one of 22 horses nominated for the $175,000 sprint and will chase a second straight victory after scoring a thumping two-length win in the Lightning Handicap last Saturday…

Better Than Ready Heads Strong Eagle Farm Nominations

Better Than Ready Heads Strong Eagle Farm Nominations

Classy Queensland colt Better Than Ready heads strong nominations for the eight-race program at Eagle Farm on Saturday. With the Brisbane Winter Carnival just around the corner, the calibre of horses entered in Queensland races is beginning to improve. The Kelly Schweida-trained Better Than Ready is nominated for the 2013 Mick Dittman Plate (1000m) which…

Nudgee Quality 2013 – Final Field and Barrier Draw

Nudgee Quality 2013 – Final Field and Barrier Draw

The final field has been announced for the Listed 2013 Nudgee Quality (1200m) which will take place at Doomben on Saturday. Ten horses have been named to contest the $100,000 fillies and mares’ sprint which was originally scheduled to be run on Monday but was postponed due to poor weather in Queensland. Just one horse…