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Bumper 2015 Queensland Derby Nominations: 120 Entries

Bumper 2015 Queensland Derby Nominations: 120 Entries

Nominations for seven of the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival’s upcoming Group 1 races were taken by Racing Queensland on Tuesday including a bumper 120 early entries for the Queensland Derby 2015. Running on June 6, the $600,000 Group 1 Channel 7 Queensland Derby (2200m) is one of the features run at Doomben Racecourse on Stradbroke…

2015 Queensland Oaks Nominations Feature Bracelet Winner

2015 Queensland Oaks Nominations Feature Bracelet Winner

The Gold Coast Bracelet produced last year’s Queensland Oaks winner Tinto and in 2015 the double will be attempted again with the Gai Waterhouse-trained Bohemian Lily one of the top nominations for the Brisbane Group 1. Seven Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival elite levels had nominations taken for this week by Racing Queensland, including the $500,000…

Outside Draw For Kansas Sunflower in Schweppes Oaks 2015

Outside Draw For Kansas Sunflower in Schweppes Oaks 2015

When it comes to Group 1 barrier draws for his fillies, Caulfield’s Luke Oliver has a horror record including his in-form grey Kansas Sunflower drawn the car park for Saturday’s 2015 Schweppes Oaks in Adelaide. In the capacity field of 16 starters plus four emergencies, Oliver’s Mastercraftsman filly Kansas Sunflower is drawn in 20, which…

Last Start Winners Dominate 2015 Australasian Oaks Field

Last Start Winners Dominate 2015 Australasian Oaks Field

A capacity field of flying fillies will face off at Morphettville Racecourse in Saturday’s Australasian Oaks 2015 in Adelaide with a host of last-start winners set to dominate the markets. Due to run as Morphettville Race 5 at 2:38pm (SA time) as one of two elite levels on the Robert Sangster Stakes Day card, this…

Delicacy No Certainty for 2015 Schweppes Oaks

Delicacy No Certainty for 2015 Schweppes Oaks

Grant Williams’ visiting Perth filly Delicacy has arrived in Adelaide, but is far from a confirmed starter in the Schweppes Australasian Oaks 2015 at Morphettville Racecourse on Saturday. There are officially 38 three-year-old fillies nominated for this autumn’s edition of the $400,000 Group 1 Schweppes Oaks (2000m), the set weights race registered as the Australasian…

Fontein Ruby Tops 2015 Australasian Oaks Nominations

Fontein Ruby Tops 2015 Australasian Oaks Nominations

Robert Smerdon’s classy Melbourne-based filly Fontein Ruby is the headline nomination for the Australasian Oaks 2015 on Robert Sangster Stakes Day at Adelaide’s Morphettville Racecourse this weekend. Adelaide is host to a double shot of Group 1 autumn racing action on Saturday including the three-year-old fillies facing off in the $400,000 Group 1 Australasian Oaks…

Fitocracy scores boilover win in 2015 Auraria Stakes

Fitocracy scores boilover win in 2015 Auraria Stakes

The Jon O’Conner trained Fitrocracy scored a boilover win when she took the Group 3 $115,000 Schweppervescence Stakes (Registered as Auraria Stakes) (1800m) at Morphettville today. Jockey Todd Pannell was able to lift the $31 outsider in the final few strides to down well fancied Kansas Sunflower ($6) by a nose with another roughie Choix…

Ondina Leads 2015 Auraria Stakes Field

Ondina Leads 2015 Auraria Stakes Field

Gai Waterhouse’s last start Morphettville winner Ondina returns to Adelaide’s premier track on RN Irwin Stakes Day this Saturday leading a quality field for this year’s Auraria Schweppervescene Stakes 2015. Due to jump as Morphettville Race 7 at 4:23pm (SA time) this year’s $115,000 Group 3 Schweppervescence Stakes (1800m), registered as the Auraria Stakes, features…

Oliver Eyeing Australasian Oaks with Kansas Sunflower

Oliver Eyeing Australasian Oaks with Kansas Sunflower

Caulfield-based trainer Luke Oliver is yet to saddle a race winner at the highest level but is confident he is offered a live chance of breaking the drought via talented three-year-old Kansas Sunflower following an impressive victory at Flemington over the weekend. Kansas Sunflower bounced from the gates in positive fashion in the Denis Walter…

Moonee Valley Fillies Classic 2014 Tips & Selections

Moonee Valley Fillies Classic 2014 Tips & Selections

The first of the Group races on the Moonee Valley race card this Cox Plate Day is the 2014 Moonee Valley Fillies Classic – tips and betting selections for the three-year-old’s feature found below. There are nine fillies in the mix for this year’s $200,000 Group 3 Drummond Golf Fillies Classic (1600m) that jumps at…