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Noble Saves 2017 Sunshine Coast Guineas Date

Noble Saves 2017 Sunshine Coast Guineas Date

Kiwi horseman Lance Noble is eyeing a Sunshine Coast Guineas 2017 run Saturday week at Caloundra with his progressive filly Save The Date after her win at the track over the weekend. The up-and-coming daughter of Savabeel enjoyed her second career win at start number seven taker out her down under debut at the Sunshine…

2017 Queensland Oaks Form Guide & Betting Preview

2017 Queensland Oaks Form Guide & Betting Preview

The season’s best three-year-old staying fillies take to the Doomben track in Brisbane on Saturday for the relocated Queensland Oaks 2017, a full form guide analysis and betting preview for which is detailed below. Traditionally run at Eagle Farm over the mile and a half (2400m), this year’s $500,000 Group 1 Treasury Brisbane Queensland Oaks…

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. Earlier on the Eagle Farm race card the Cambridge-based Pike took out the Group 1 JJ Atkins (1600m) with race favourite, the young Sacred Elixir. He…

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

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. The Group 1 $500,000 Treasury Casino & Hotel Queensland Oaks (2400m) has been transferred to Saturday’s Stradbroke Handicap meeting this weekend after last Saturday’s Eagle Farm grand reopening day had…

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. The Flying Spur four-year-old blitzed their 840m hitout this morning with their regular rider Leith Innes guiding them to a tidy victory over local speedster…

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

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. Champion galloper Triple Honour came within a nose of Weekend Hussler when…

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. The California Dane three-year-old has saluted for connections in all three of their career starts so far winning on debut at Canterbury last September before…

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. The son of California Dane handled all three of their first campaign assignments last spring and be out to…