News About Our Lukas

Heathcote Pair Primed For Spring Carnival Riches

Heathcote Pair Primed For Spring Carnival Riches

Premiership winning Brisbane trainer Rob Heathcote has confirmed the spring carnival plans for his stable stars Woorim and Buffering.

Woorim will have one run in Brisbane before heading to Melbourne for the Spring Carnival

Heathcote has indicated that he will take a large team of horse to the Melbourne spring carnival, however Woorim and Buffering will represent the first ...

Heathcote May Still Work The Room in Melbourne

Heathcote May Still Work The Room in Melbourne

After previously declaring that he had ruled out a trip to Melbourne for the spring carnival with Work the Room, Robert Heathcote has had a change of heart and is considering targeting some of the feature events if the six year old can prove himself  in the 2200m Liftronic Handicap at Doomben on Saturday.

Work the Room is yet ...

More Cup Gold In Dubai

More Cup Gold In Dubai

Mornington-based trainer Mark Riley is likely to vie for a Queensland cups double with his intrepid galloper Gold In Dubai, naming the upcoming Caloundra Cup as the next target for last Saturday’s Ipswich Cup conqueror.

Desert Sun five-year-old Gold In Dubai ($9) showed their class and proved their staying potential when the Michael Walker-ridden former sprinter lead all-the-way ...

Heathcote Faces Herculean Task to Make Ipswich Cup History

Heathcote Faces Herculean Task to Make Ipswich Cup History

Premier Brisbane trainer Robert Heathcote isn’t shying away from that fact he faces a formidable task tomorrow as he prepares to give his gallant old galloper Our Lukas the chance to win an unprecedented Ipswich Cup hat-trick.

“There’s no hiding from the fact that it’s a herculean task,” Heathcote admitted.

Our Lukas will attempt a record breaking third Ipswich Cup ...

Mr Clangtastic Ready to Bounce Back in Cup

Mr Clangtastic Ready to Bounce Back in Cup

Veteran galloper Mr Clangtastic is one of 15 horses in the Ipswich Cup field

Les Bridge’s veteran galloper Mr Clangtastic is ready to bounce back from their failure in the Premier’s Cup at Doomben with a mighty run in this Saturday’s Ipswich Cup.

A rising eight-year-old Clang gelding, Mr Clangtastic is one of 15 horses set to line up ...

Summer Cup Champ Seeks Winter Win Ahead of Spring

Summer Cup Champ Seeks Winter Win Ahead of Spring

Beaudesert galloper Spechenka will look to return to form in the Ipswich Cup

Last year’s Group 3 Summer Cup winner in Sydney, Spechenka will now vie for another Cup win in a different state and during a different season, the Beaudesert galloper looking to bounce back with a big run in the Ipswich Cup on Saturday.

Danachenka gelding Spechenka, prepared ...

Ryan Ready for Eye Liner Repeat at Ipswich

Ryan Ready for Eye Liner Repeat at Ipswich

Adnocon will resume in the Listed Ipswich Eye Liner Stakes

Resuming Clang five-year-old Adnocon is the sole hope for Rosehill horseman Gerald Ryan to enjoy a win at Ipswich this Saturday, the gelding being prepared to defend their title in one of the day’s three black-type features.

The premier meeting of the season held at the course, Ipswich Cup Day...

Kiwi Raider Sole Last-Start Winner in Ipswich Cup

Kiwi Raider Sole Last-Start Winner in Ipswich Cup

French horseman Yves Seguin’s New Zealand-trained mare Arcenciel is the only horse in this year’s Ipswich Cup seeking successive wins, the four-year-old having destroyed a quality field at Caloundra at the start of the month.

The marquee event on a bumper line-up at Ipswich this Saturday, the $200,000 Listed Ipswich Cup (2150m) has attracted a just-below capacity final field ...

Woorim New Stradbroke Favourite Despite Rain

Woorim New Stradbroke Favourite Despite Rain

As the clouds continue to roll into Brisbane and the rain looking ready to fall over the Eagle Farm track, Robert Heathcote’s genuine galloper Woorim has surprisingly firmed into the favourite for the day’s feature showdown, the $1 million Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m).

Woorim has firmed into the Stradbroke Handicap favourite despite the threatening rain

Show A Heart five-year-old ...

Hollindale Draws Locals and Imports Alike

Hollindale Draws Locals and Imports Alike

Group racing at the Gold Coast this weekend is shaping up as a multi-national event with the day’s feature race drawing a list of both local and internationally imported runners.

My Kingdom Of Fife will start the favourite in Saturday's Hollindale Stakes at the Gold Coast

The $300,000 Group 2 Hollindale Stakes (1800m) is the premier race on a bumper ...