News About Goodwood

Black Heart Bart given top weight in 2017 Stradbroke Handicap

Black Heart Bart given top weight in 2017 Stradbroke Handicap

Multiple Group 1 winner Black Heart Bart was given the top weight of 58.5kg when weights were released today for the 2017 Group 1 $1.5m Stradbroke Handicap (1400m). The 1400m Stradbroke Handicap is scheduled to run at Eagle Farm on June 10 but that now looks likely to change after the Queensland Oaks meeting set…

Vega Magic wins 2017 Goodwood, chance to climb The Everest

Vega Magic wins 2017 Goodwood, chance to climb The Everest

Trainer David Hayes was hinting at finding a slot for Vega Magic in the $10 million The Everest at Randwick in the Spring after the former West Australian sprinter scored a first up win in the Group 1 $1m Darley Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville today. The win of Vega Magic topped of a gigantic day…

Black Heart Bart uncontested favourite for 2017 Goodwood

Black Heart Bart uncontested favourite for 2017 Goodwood

Five times Group 1 winner Black Heart Bart remains the uncontested favourite for the Group 1 $1m Darley Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville today. Even though the Darren Weir trained Black Heart Bart has drifted out slightly in the betting this morning, he still remains at the top of the Ladbrokes.com.au market order at $3.80. On…

Capacity field for 2017 Goodwood field after scratchings

Capacity field for 2017 Goodwood field after scratchings

A capacity field of twenty runners will line up in the Group 1 $1m Darley Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville today after the final scratchings were taken this morning. The original field for the Goodwood was made up of a top twenty plus three emergencies but with the early scratchings of Karlovasi and Viddora, first and…

2017 Goodwood Final Field: Black Heart Bart draws barrier 2

2017 Goodwood Final Field: Black Heart Bart draws barrier 2

Five times Group 1 winner Black Heart Bart’s chances of making it back to back wins in the Group 1 $1m Darley Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville on Saturday have soared after the big bay drew barrier two in the capacity field. A final field of twenty sprinters plus three emergencies make up the 2017 Goodwood…

Hey Doc wraps up 2017 Goodwood preparation with slick gallop

Hey Doc wraps up 2017 Goodwood preparation with slick gallop

Australian Guineas winner Hey Doc has wrapped up his preparation for the Group 1 $1m Darley Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville on Saturday with a slick gallop at the track last weekend. Hey Doc galloped in between races at Morphettville on South Australian Derby Day last Saturday and trainer Tony McEvoy was surprised with the way…

Sheidel leads all the way to win 2017 Oakleigh Plate: Results

Sheidel leads all the way to win 2017 Oakleigh Plate: Results

A magical front running ride from Hong Kong’s master Joao Moreira saw Sheidel lead all of the way to win the 2017 Group 1 $500,000 The Resimax Group Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield. The Lindsay Park training team of David and Ben Hayes and Tom Dabernig were back in the winner’s circle again for their…

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 is the winner of the Group 1 $500,000 Darley Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville and the Group 1 $500,000 Memsie Stakes (1400m)…

Black Heart Bart wins second G1 with Memsie Stakes victory

Black Heart Bart wins second G1 with Memsie Stakes victory

Powerhouse galloper Black Heart Bart secured his second Group 1 victory with a win in the Group 1 $500,000 New Zealand Bloodstock Memsie Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield today. The result never looked in doubt with a hot speed up front from Charmed Harmony ($21), Brad Rawiller had Black Heart Bart ($2 favourite) travelling like a…

Bowman to give Malaguerra a boost in 2016 Stradbroke Handicap

Bowman to give Malaguerra a boost in 2016 Stradbroke Handicap

Australia’s leading Group 1 jockey Hugh Bowman will try to add to his Group 1 tally when he partners Malaguerra in the Group 1 $1.5m AAMI Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday. Bowman has already ridden ten Group 1 winners for the current season, which is already one more that he rode in…