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Spring Targets for 2014 Dane Ripper Stakes Winner Cosmic Endeavour

Spring Targets for 2014 Dane Ripper Stakes Winner Cosmic Endeavour

Sydney trainer Gai Waterhouse and jockey Tommy Berry over from Hong Kong for the day have combined for their second victory at Eagle Farm in the Dane Ripper Stakes 2014 where Cosmic Endeavour showed off her spring potential.

A three-year-old daughter of ill-fated sire Northern Meteor, Cosmic Endeavour shot into favouritism for today’s $200,000 Group 2 Dane Ripper Stakes (1400m)…

Dane Ripper Stakes 2014 Tips & Selections

Dane Ripper Stakes 2014 Tips & Selections

This Saturday the Group racing at Eagle Farm gets underway with the fillies are mares facing off in the 2014 Dane Ripper Stakes – betting tips for which are outlined below.

There are 13 left in contention for this year’s $200,000 Group 2 Virbac Animal Health Dane Ripper Stakes (1400m) following the surprise scratching of Chris Waller’s top fancy Catkins….

Tinto Eyes Gold in Queensland Oaks 2014

Tinto Eyes Gold in Queensland Oaks 2014

Rex Lipp’s Toowoomba-trained filly Tinto is looking to atone for her luckless last start second and turn the tables on hot favourite Arabian Gold in Saturday’s 2014 Queensland Oaks.

On May 17 at Doomben Red Dazzler filly Tinto suffered a bump by the David Vandyke-trained Arabian Gold during the running of the Group 2 The Roses (2000m).

In the end…

Khutulun Can Overcome 2014 Queensland Oaks Barrier

Khutulun Can Overcome 2014 Queensland Oaks Barrier

Despite a nasty double digit draw for the Queensland Oaks 2014 Victorian filly Khutulun can still score an upset Group 1 win this Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival according to jockey Ben Melham.

Melham was initially disappointed when is mount Khutulun drew barrier 22 of 23, which becomes 17 of 18 with emergencies out, for this weekend’s $400,000 Group 1 Treasury

2014 Queensland Oaks Form Guide & Betting Preview

2014 Queensland Oaks Form Guide & Betting Preview

The feature Brisbane Racing Carnival event of the weekend is Eagle Farm’s Queensland Oaks 2014, the Races.com.au team’s insider form guide analysis and betting preview for which is detailed below.

There’s a full line-up of three-year-old fillies in the race with 18 starters plus five emergencies lying in wait for this year’s $400,000 Group 1 Treasury Casino & Hotel Queensland

Arabian Going Gold for 2014 Queensland Oaks

Arabian Going Gold for 2014 Queensland Oaks

Despite earlier shoe dramas this week, race favourite Arabian Gold is spot-on for her Queensland Oaks 2014 bid this weekend according to trainer David Vandyke.

After originally looking in doubt for the $400,000 Group 1 Treasury Casino & Hotel Queensland Oaks (2400m) at Eagle Farm Racecourse following a twisted shoe, Dubawi filly Arabian Gold has shown no signs of lameness….

Arabian Gold Leads Capacity Queensland Oaks 2014 Field

Arabian Gold Leads Capacity Queensland Oaks 2014 Field

David Vandyke’s odds-on favourite Arabian Gold has been accepted into the 2014 Queensland Oaks field despite still not being a 100% confirmed to run in Saturday’s major.

The in-form Dubawi filly is one of a capacity 18 starters plus five emergencies engaged for this year’s $400,000 Group 1 Treasury Casino & Hotel Queensland Oaks (2400m) at Eagle Farm Racecourse.

She’s…

Smerdon Has Every Faith in Queensland Oaks 2014 Duo

Smerdon Has Every Faith in Queensland Oaks 2014 Duo

With 2014 Queensland Oaks first acceptances closing today ahead of Saturday week’s showdown, Melbourne trainer Robert Smerdon has confirmed a start in the classic for both Rezoned and Every Faith.

There are currently 70 fillies in the mix for this year’s $400,000 Group 1 Queensland Oaks (2400m) after connections paid the $11,550 late entry fee for the Luke Oliver-trained Khutulun

Late 2014 Queensland Oaks Entry for Khutulun

Late 2014 Queensland Oaks Entry for Khutulun

A nice second at Caulfield last weekend was enough to earn Victorian filly Khutulun a Queensland Oaks 2014 late entry with trainer Luke Oliver and connections paying up for her to contest Saturday week’s showdown.

The Soldier’s Tale three-year-old was on trial for a shot at the $400,000 Group 1 Queensland Oaks (2400m), heading the Eagle Farm race card on…

Sonntag 2014 Queensland Derby Bound

Sonntag 2014 Queensland Derby Bound

A Caulfield win over the weekend has secured a Queensland Derby 2014 bid for Henry Dwyer’s up-and-coming Victorian three-year-old Sonntag.

The Teofilo gelding took their record to two wins and two minor placings from seven starts in Melbourne when they posted a solid and a half length victory over fellow local hope Khutulun in the $80,000 ALH Group Handicap (2000m)…