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Colt Races to Top of Snowden’s Pecking Order

Colt Races to Top of Snowden’s Pecking Order

Peter Snowden’s untapped colt Peck is ready to display their Spring Carnival credentials at Randwick on Saturday, Darley’s ace rider Kerrin McEvoy confident the three-year-old is the horse to beat the weekend and a stayer to watch next season. A well-bred son of British sire Pivotal from Sadler’s Wells mare Flying Kiss, Peck showed plenty…

Peck Proves Pivotal to Snowden’s Spring Team

Peck Proves Pivotal to Snowden’s Spring Team

The Peter Snowden-trained Pivotal colt Peck has emerged as a genuine Spring Carnival contender for next season after their strong win at Rosehill last weekend. Showing an impressive form turnaround after finishing 11th to Turnitup in the Group 3 Grand Prix Stakes (2200m) back in May, three-year-old Peck thrived with a step back in class…

Shootoff Derby Favourite

Shootoff Derby Favourite

The Graham and Debbie Rogerson trained Shootoff is now the sole favourite for the Group One Queensland Derby after Oaks winner Scarlett Lady was confirmed as a non-runner. Scarlett Lady and Shootoff had been sharing favouritism all week, however after Rogerson confirmed that the Oaks winning filly would be spelled and aimed at the spring…

Snowden Ready for Derby Day Comeback

Snowden Ready for Derby Day Comeback

Putting behind him a disaster day on the track that was last Saturday at Eagle Farm, top Sydney trainer Peter Snowden is confident this weekend’s Stradbroke – Queensland Derby day double could be well within his reach. Originally it was the $500,000 Group 1 TJ Smith (1600m) Snowden looked to have in the bag for…

Brown Shoots For Six With Beaded In Brisbane

Brown Shoots For Six With Beaded In Brisbane

With Hay List out of the Doomben 10,000 Beaded has shot to the top of the betting market and many believe she’ll be the first across the line in Brisbane today. The man in charge of getting her there is Corey Brown and if he can do it in the process he’ll join an elite…

McEvoy Has Sydney Tune-up Before Brisbane

McEvoy Has Sydney Tune-up Before Brisbane

Kerrin McEvoy is always considered to be among the top few jockeys in Australia and he’ll get a chance to once again prove his worth when he returns from injury in Sydney this weekend. While McEvoy will be focused on his five rides in Sydney, you can be sure he’ll have one eye on the…

Fillydelphia Could Skip Oaks to Take on the Boys

Fillydelphia Could Skip Oaks to Take on the Boys

Leading Queensland trainer Robert Heathcote faces a tough decision on which Group 1 classic to target his smart Bianconi filly Fillydelphia for this Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival, the three-year-old well liked in the markets for both the Derby and Oaks next month. A winner of five of her 14 starts to date, Fillydelphia burst into…

Shootoff Looking to Show Off at Canterbury

Shootoff Looking to Show Off at Canterbury

Graeme Rogerson’s Duelled gelding Shootoff is looking to continue his winning ways at Canterbury this Saturday before embarking on a Brisbane Winter Carnival crusade up in Queensland. Three-year-old Shootoff has been nominated for both the $500,000 Group 1 Doomben Cup (2020m) and the $500,000 Group 1 Queensland Derby (2400m) giving the galloper two shots to…