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2016 Queensland Oaks Winner Provocative for Pike

2016 Queensland Oaks Winner Provocative for Pike

New Zealand’s Tony Pike celebrated a Group 1 double on Brisbane’s Stradbroke Handicap Day capped off by the success of his classy filly Provocative in the Queensland Oaks 2016.

New Zealand-trained filly Provocative was too good for the local fillies in the 2016 Queensland Oaks on Stradbroke Handicap Day. Photo: Daniel Costello.

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Updated Queensland Oaks 2016 Odds

Updated Queensland Oaks 2016 Odds

The updated 2016 Queensland Oaks for the rescheduled Eagle Farm Group 1 are now out ahead of the fillies’ feature now running on Stradbroke Handicap Day this Saturday.

2016 Queensland Oaks favourite Imposing Lass. Photo: Steve Hart.

Torrential rain in Brisbane saw the cancellation of racing at Eagle Farm Racecourse last weekend and the move of the $500,000 Group 1 ...

Provocative could be a surprise Queensland Derby runner

Provocative could be a surprise Queensland Derby runner

Top Queensland Oaks fancy Provocative could be a surprise runner in the Group 1 $600,000 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Ambience, above, is one the main chances for the Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Group 1 $500,000 Treasury Casino & Hotel Queensland Oaks (2400m) has been transferred to Saturday’s ...

Sacred Star Shines in Stradbroke Handicap 2014 Trial

Sacred Star Shines in Stradbroke Handicap 2014 Trial

Tony Pike’s visiting New Zealand-trained galloper Sacred Star has won their first Brisbane trial today in scintillating style ahead of a possible shot at the 2014 Stradbroke Handicap next month.

Sacred Star blitzed a Doomben trial on Tuesday ahead of a possible 2014 Stradbroke Handicap run. Photo: Steve Hart.

The Flying Spur four-year-old blitzed their 840m hitout this morning ...

2013 Doomben Cup Won by Beaten Up – Chris Waller Quinella

2013 Doomben Cup Won by Beaten Up – Chris Waller Quinella

Chris Waller’s classy imports Beaten Up and Foreteller made it a one-two finish for the leading Sydney trainer in the Group 1 2013 Doomben Cup (2000m) today.

Beaten Up winning the Doomben Cup. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Beaten Up was running fourth-up on the back of some solid results and in a testament to Waller’s training ability, he peaked when it ...

Waller’s Randwick Guineas 2013 Duo

Waller’s Randwick Guineas 2013 Duo

Having come close to success with Triple Honour five years ago, ace Sydney horseman Chris Waller will vie for his maiden win in one of the true Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival classics nominating for two three-year-olds in the 2013 Randwick Guineas this weekend.

Chris Waller will saddle-up two horses in the 2013 Randwick Guineas this Saturday. Photo: Taron Clarke.

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Rebel Dane Heads Royal Sovereign Stakes 2013 Odds

Rebel Dane Heads Royal Sovereign Stakes 2013 Odds

Gary Portelli’s undefeated colt Rebel Dane faces their toughest test yet this weekend when they jump favourite for their resuming run in the 2013 Royal Sovereign Stakes at Rosehill Gardens.

Rebel Dane is favourite to win the 2013 Royal Sovereign Stakes and stay unbeaten. Photo: Steve Hart

The California Dane three-year-old has saluted for connections in all three ...

Rebel Dane Ready for 2013 Royal Sovereign Stakes Challenge

Rebel Dane Ready for 2013 Royal Sovereign Stakes Challenge

Gary Portelli’s undefeated young colt Rebel Dane will look to retain their undefeated status when they step up in class for their new season debut in the Royal Sovereign Stakes 2013 at Rosehill Racecourse this Saturday.

Rebel Dane will look to make it four from four in the Royal Sovereign Stakes 2013 this Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart

The son ...

Star Kiwi Heads Royal Sovereign Stakes 2013 Field

Star Kiwi Heads Royal Sovereign Stakes 2013 Field

This Saturday’s 2013 Royal Sovereign Stakes field is set to be dominated by a former Kiwi with Group 1 winning colt Sacred Falls engaged to make their down under debut for new trainer Chris Waller, another New Zealand expat, in the Rosehill Gardens’ feature.

Rebel Dane is one of two undefeated colts in the 2013 Royal Sovereign Stakes ...