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Platelet Heads 2013 Gilgai Stakes Nominations

Platelet Heads 2013 Gilgai Stakes Nominations

Darren Weir’s dual Group 1 winning mare Platelet heads a smart list of entries taken for the Gilgai Stakes 2013 which is one of the key support races on Turnbull Stakes Day at Flemington on Saturday. A total of 16 gallopers have been nominated for this year’s $220,000 Group 2 Gilgai Stakes (1200m), the top-rated…

Pentasia Tops July Sprint Odds 2013

Pentasia Tops July Sprint Odds 2013

Marc Quinn’s Ramornie Handicap placegetter Pentasia has opened top of the 2013 July Sprint odds to win the feature race in Sydney this weekend. The in-form Pentire mare has been in top form over the past 12 months winning five of her 10 most recent runs including the Listed Chief De Beers (1100m) first-up in…

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…

2013 Ascot Handicap Nominations – Queensland Cup Day

2013 Ascot Handicap Nominations – Queensland Cup Day

The major support race on Queensland Cup Day at Eagle Farm on Saturday will be the Ascot Handicap 2013, nominations for which currently feature a strong line-up of 19 sprinters. There’s plenty of talent among the early entries for this year’s $80,000 Listed Ascot Handicap (1200m) which has over the years produced a handy sprinter…

2013 WJ Healy Stakes – Betting Tips

2013 WJ Healy Stakes – Betting Tips

It’s a bumper day at Eagle Farm on Saturday for the Tattersall’s Tiara which is the last Group 1 of the 2012-13 season and one of the key support races on the program is the Group 3 2013 Healy Stakes (1200m). The $175,000 sprint will jump as the last event on the eight-race card and…

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…