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No plans for Stradbroke Handicap for Moreton Cup winner Deploy

No plans for Stradbroke Handicap for Moreton Cup winner Deploy

Deploy won’t be running in the Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap even though he is exempt from the ballot after scoring a tough win in the Group 2 $175,000 Ascot Green Moreton Cup (1200m) at Doomben today. Deploy wasn’t among the twenty-seven first acceptors for the Group 1 $1.5m Stradbroke Handicap (1350m) at Doomben next week…

Snitty Kitty wins Lightning Handicap

Snitty Kitty wins Lightning Handicap

Flying filly Snitty Kitty was too slick for the older horses in winning the Listed $100,000 AMGROW Lightning Handicap (1050m) at Doomben today. Winning jockey Tim Clark had Snitty Kitty ($4.40 favourite) quickly out of the gates to sit outside of the leader Prompt Return ($4.60) and the pair had a real dog fight for…

2017 Queensland Oaks Results: Egg Tart Wins

2017 Queensland Oaks Results: Egg Tart Wins

The 2017 Queensland Oaks Day results will be known shortly and we are set for a big afternoon of racing at Doomben. The Queensland Oaks meeting was originally set to be held at Eagle Farm, but the poor state of the track during the Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup meeting led to the races being transferred to…

Felines Heads 2017 Lightning Handicap Field & Odds

Felines Heads 2017 Lightning Handicap Field & Odds

Kris Lees’ smart mare Felines may be allocated top weight but she is still leading the current markets on the Lightning Handicap 2017 field for the Doomben black-type sprint on Queensland Oaks Day. Due to run as Doomben Race 5 at 2:40pm (AEST) on Saturday afternoon after the race meeting was moved from Eagle Farm,…

Doomben to host 2017 Queensland Oaks

Doomben to host 2017 Queensland Oaks

The 2017 Group 1 Queensland Oaks will be run at Doomben on Saturday following Racing Queensland’s decision to transfer the classic for the three year old fillies away from Eagle Farm. The distance for the Queensland Oaks has been reduced to 2200m from 2400m for the second time in three years after champion mare Winx…

2016 Queensland Oaks to be run on Stradbroke Handicap Day

2016 Queensland Oaks to be run on Stradbroke Handicap Day

The 2016 Group 1 $500,000 Treasury Casino & Hotel Queensland Oaks (2400m) will be run next Saturday at Eagle Farm on Stradbroke Handicap Day after the reopening of the newly reconstructed Eagle Farm track was cancelled last Saturday because of the wild weather. Heavy rain on Friday and Saturday morning caused the cancellation of the…

2015 Lightning Handicap Winner Whittington Off to Stud

2015 Lightning Handicap Winner Whittington Off to Stud

Trainer John Thompson persevered with four-year-old stallion Whittington who scored a final black-type win in the Lightning Handicap 2015 at Doomben Racecourse before heading off to stud. Recently sold as a stallion prospect, the Tale Of The Cat entire trounced them late in a smart last-to-first victory in the $100,000 Listed Ascend Sales Trophies Lightning…

2015 Queensland Oaks Day Scratchings & Track Report

2015 Queensland Oaks Day Scratchings & Track Report

Today Queensland Oaks Day 2015 takes centre stage at Doomben Racecourse as the latest Group 1 meeting of the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival and it is shaping up as an ace Ladies Day this season. It is mostly sunny in Brisbane today, Saturday May 30, with a top of 22 degrees for the fans trackside…

Territory Heads Lightning Handicap 2015 Betting Odds

Territory Heads Lightning Handicap 2015 Betting Odds

Stephen Lee’s returning veteran galloper Territory has opened top of the markets for the 2015 Lightning Handicap in Brisbane this weekend on Queensland Oaks Day. One of 10 sprinters making up the field in this year’s $100,000 Listed Ascend Sales Trophies Lightning Handicap (1050m), Ballina-based Lonhro seven-year-old Territory is the market mover through to kick…

Mr Favulous Accepts in 2015 Lightning Handicap Field

Mr Favulous Accepts in 2015 Lightning Handicap Field

Donald Baker’s last start Toowoomba winner Mr Favulous is one of the headline final acceptors for the Lightning Handicap 2015 at Doomben Racecourse on Saturday as part of the Queensland Oaks Day line-up. Set to jump at 12:42pm (AEST) as Doomben Race 2, this year’s $100,000 Listed Ascend Sales Trophies Lightning Handicap (1050m) features a…