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2017 Stradbroke Handicap Form Guide & Betting Preview

2017 Stradbroke Handicap Form Guide & Betting Preview

The Stradbroke Handicap 2017 takes centre stage in Brisbane this weekend and below we have a comprehensive form guide analysis and betting preview on the winter sprint. Traditionally run over 1400m at Eagle Farm, this year’s $1.5 million Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1350m) has been transferred to Doomben Racecourse and is set to run as…

Williams to Ride Grand Dreamer in Brisbane Cup 2017

Williams to Ride Grand Dreamer in Brisbane Cup 2017

Ace interstate hoop Craig Williams is booked to partner the Robert Smerdon-trained Grand Dreamer when the light weight hope takes on a field of better fancied stayers in Saturday’s 2017 Brisbane Cup. Caulfield horseman Smerdon has a host of exciting gallopers taking to the Doomben track on Stradbroke Handicap Day including a possible two runners…

Rain to Help Hooked in Stradbroke Handicap 2017

Rain to Help Hooked in Stradbroke Handicap 2017

Any rain around in Brisbane this weekend will work in favour of the Robert Smerdon-trained Hooked who runs in the 2017 Stradbroke Handicap looking to atone for an unplaced run in the race last winter. Smerdon is currently sweating on a start for his smart three-year-old Oak Door in the $1.5 million Group 1 Stradbroke…

Burning Front Tops 2017 RA Lee Stakes Field & Betting

Burning Front Tops 2017 RA Lee Stakes Field & Betting

Darren Weir’s ultra-consistent Victorian visitor Burning Front is clear favourite in RA Lee Stakes 2017 betting to dominate a diminutive field of milers at Morphettville Racecourse on The Goodwood Day this weekend. Set to run as Morphettville Race 6 at 3:45pm (ACST), this Saturday’s $250,000 Group 3 Hughes Limousines RA Lee Stakes (1600m) has attracted…

Black Heart Bart Heads 2017 Stradbroke Handicap Nominations

Black Heart Bart Heads 2017 Stradbroke Handicap Nominations

Darren Weir’s champion galloper Black Heart Bart is the headliner among the Stradbroke Handicap 2017 nominations now out for the Eagle Farm Group 1 on June 10. The richest race of the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival, the $1.5 million Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) steals the show in next month’s major meeting and has attracted…

Hooked back in winner’s stall with 2017 Victoria Handicap victory

Hooked back in winner’s stall with 2017 Victoria Handicap victory

Six year old Hooked broke a long winning drought with a tough victory in the Group 3 $150,000 Victoria Handicap (1400m) at Caulfield today. Hooked has been out of the winner’s stall since taking out the Group 2 $175,000 Tattersalls Club Tramway Stakes (1400m) at Randwick during the 2015 Sydney Spring Carnival and trainer Robert…

2017 Victoria Handicap Field & Betting: Hellova Street Favourite

2017 Victoria Handicap Field & Betting: Hellova Street Favourite

The ultra-consistent Hellova Street is top fancy in Victoria Handicap 2017 betting this Easter Saturday at Caulfield to enjoy a fourth win on the trot. The key support act on the Easter Cup Day card in Melbourne, this season’s $150,000 Group 3 Victoria Handicap (1400m) is set to run as Caulfield Race 8 at 4:05pm…

Hooked Hunts 2016 Railway Stakes Run

Hooked Hunts 2016 Railway Stakes Run

November’s Railway Stakes 2016 in Perth is the long-term target for Wez Hunter’s latest stable acquisition Hooked this spring – summer racing carnival season. Formerly prepared by Sydney’s John Thompson, Casino Prince stallion Hooked has joined the Mornington stables of Victorian horseman Hunter. A rising six-year-old, to date the Ultra Racing-owned Hooked has won five…

2016 Doomben 10,000 Results: Music Magnate Claims Upset Win

2016 Doomben 10,000 Results: Music Magnate Claims Upset Win

Music Magnate has caused a huge boilover in Brisbane this afternoon; producing a perfectly-timed sprint in the final straight to take out the featured Group 1 Doomben 10,000 (1350m). Jumping from the gates well, jockey Kerrin McEvoy elected to settle Music Magnate of the early pace of Two Blue, Fell Swoop and Hooked, who flew…

2016 Doomben 10,000 Late Mail

2016 Doomben 10,000 Late Mail

Only nine runners remain in contention for this afternoon’s Group 1 Doomben 10,000 (1350m), but the depth of class in the feature race means there is plenty of value to be taken from a betting perspective and several opportunities to place a winning wager. Punters have continued to rally around Fell Swoop in the hours…