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Secret Garden After 2013 Ipswich Cup Upset

Secret Garden After 2013 Ipswich Cup Upset

They may not be under double figures to win but connections of Toowoomba-based mare Secret Garden believe the four-year-old has what it takes to handle the class rise of this weekend’s Ipswich Cup 2013and give the favourites a run for their money. Running as Race 8 at Ipswich Racecourse this Saturday, the $200,000 Listed Channel…

Booming Heads 2012 Queen’s Cup Weights

Booming Heads 2012 Queen’s Cup Weights

Jeff Lynds’ New Zealand raider Booming has been allocated the 59kg minimum topweight for this Saturday’s Queen’s Cup 2012 at Eagle Farm Racecourse, a weight that if the veteran carries to victory will see them break over a century long record. Traditionally known as the Queensland Cup this year’s edition of the $150,000 quality handicap…

Shenzhou Steeds Tops 2012 Caloundra Cup Nominations

Shenzhou Steeds Tops 2012 Caloundra Cup Nominations

Michael Moroney’s Ipswich Cup winner Shenzhou Steeds is set to continue their raid on the Queensland Winter Racing Carnival riches having been nominated for the Caloundra Cup 2012 at the Sunshine Coast this Saturday. The former New Zealand galloper enjoyed great success in the sunshine state last winter winning three Queensland races on the trot…

Ipswich Cup Odds 2012 – Ginga Dude Favourite

Ipswich Cup Odds 2012 – Ginga Dude Favourite

New Zealand-bred gelding Ginga Dude is the current favourite for Saturday’s Listed $200,000 2012 Ipswich Cup (2150m). Paying $3.20 at , the Graeme Boyd-trained eight-year-old has been in excellent form this preparation, winning first-up in the Listed Members’ Quality Handicap before placing in the Lord Mayor’s Cup and the Eagle Farm Cup. It will be…

Ginga Dude Draws Wide – 2012 Ipswich Cup Field and Barriers

Ginga Dude Draws Wide – 2012 Ipswich Cup Field and Barriers

Graeme Boyd-trained topweight Ginga Dude has drawn the widest barrier of the 11-horse field for Saturday’s Listed $200,000 2012 Ipswich Cup (2150m). Already facing the challenge of carrying 60kg and trying to break a weight-carrying record by 3.5kg, it serves as another blow for the New Zealand-bred gelding who has exhibited good form this preparation….

Ginga Dude Heads 2012 Ipswich Cup Nominations

Ginga Dude Heads 2012 Ipswich Cup Nominations

The Queensland Winter Carnival may be coming to a close but quality racing heads to Ipswich this weekend for an exciting day of action that is highlighted by the Listed $200,000 2012 Ipswich Cup (2150m). Nineteen horses have been nominated for the feature event and headlining the list is New Zealand-bred gelding Ginga Dude who…

Huge Outsider Fantastic Blue Wins 2012 Premier’s Cup

Huge Outsider Fantastic Blue Wins 2012 Premier’s Cup

An outsider paying $51.00 has beaten home a host of more fancied rivals to win the Group 3 $125,000 2012 Premier’s Cup (2200m) at Doomben today. With boom young jockey Timothy Bell in the saddle, Fantastic Blue stormed home down the middle of the track to beat the in-form Dance With Her by a bob…

Cup on the Cards for Fantastic Blue

Cup on the Cards for Fantastic Blue

Next month’s Newcastle Cup has become a possible target for the Paul Nolan-trained Fantastic Blue after the progressive galloper scored a commanding city win at Doomben on the weekend. Danehill Dancer five-year-old Fantastic Blue showed their potential as a stayer to watch this season and emerged as a candidate for the $185,000 Group 3 Newcastle…