News About Kelly Schweida

TJ Smith Plate 2012 Nominations

TJ Smith Plate 2012 Nominations

Some of the most talented two-year-olds in the country will be on show in Brisbane this winter in the 2012 TJ Smith Plate which will take place at Eagle Farm Racecourse on June 9. Nominations for the $500,000 juvenile event have been released with 109 horses entered to contest the Group 1 feature. One local…

2012 Weetwood Handicap Final Field & Barrier Draw

2012 Weetwood Handicap Final Field & Barrier Draw

The latest black type to run in Queensland will be the Weetwood Handicap 2012 at Toowoomba Cushion Track on Thursday, the sprint showdown this year dedicated to former jockey Kristy Banks. Banks fell from a horse at Clifford Park during December last year, the brave 26-year-old suffering horrific injuries that are likely to see her…

Discreet Magic Millions Classic 2012 Odds Shake-Up

Discreet Magic Millions Classic 2012 Odds Shake-Up

After an upset win at Eagle Farm over the weekend, the Kelly Schweida-trained filly Discreet has stormed to the top of the 2012 Magic Millions 2YO Classic odds, now equal favourite in the markets with a beaten favourite at the same meeting, Sizzling. Breaking her maiden status in fine style, Show A Heart two-year-old Discreet…

Apprentice Answers Patinack’s Call

Apprentice Answers Patinack’s Call

Millionaire mining magnate and owner-operator of the influential Patinack Farm Stable, Nathan Tinkler last month extended a lucrative offer for apprentice jockey Timothy Bell to join the ranks as the operation’s Queensland stable rider, Bell this week accepting the deal. Having spent a three-year period riding for Tamworth-based trainer Sue Grills, Bell recently reassigned his…

Schweida Geared up for Epic Guineas

Schweida Geared up for Epic Guineas

Eagle Farm-based trainer Kelly Schweida is confident the change of gear they have opted for with their smart Stratum colt Epic for this Saturday’s Sunshine Coast Guineas at Caloundra will prove the winning move. Three-year-old Epic earned a shot at stakes glory in the $100,000 Listed Sunshine Coast Guineas (1600m) on Caloundra Cup Day after…

Border Rebel Looking to Takeover Again

Border Rebel Looking to Takeover Again

Border Rebel will be looking to turn around his poor form from the Stradbroke Handicap, when he lines up in search of a second consecutive Takeover Target Stakes at Gosford on Friday. Border Rebel won the race in controversial fashion last year when he was ridden by apprentice Tim Bell. Kerrin McEvoy fell from the…

Epic Sunshine Coast Guineas Target

Epic Sunshine Coast Guineas Target

The upcoming Sunshine Coast Guineas has been named as the next target for the Kelly Schweida-trained Epic after the well-bred colt broke a five-race losing streak with a gritty victory on Ipswich Cup Day last Saturday. Stratum three-year-old Epic hadn’t been in the winner’s stall since their smart three length victory at Doomben back on…