News About Queensland Witner Racing Carnival

2015 Tattersall’s Mile Field & Barrier Draw

2015 Tattersall’s Mile Field & Barrier Draw

A dozen milers are engaged to face off in the Tattersall’s Mile 2015 field at Brisbane’s Doomben Racecourse on Saturday continuing the Black-Type action of the Queensland Winter Racing Carnival. Due to run as Doomben Race 6 at 3:27pm (AEST), this year’s $100,000 Listed Tattersall’s Mile Handicap (1640m) field is led by Jetset Lad carrying…

Mare Makes 2015 Brisbane Cup Deal

Mare Makes 2015 Brisbane Cup Deal

An impressive piece of work the opposite way of racing at Flemington from Let’s Make Adeal this week has the mare’s trainer Nigel Blackiston confident heading towards the Brisbane Cup 2015 at Doomben Racecourse Saturday week. The Flemington-based Blackiston has the $300,000 Group 2 Brisbane Cup (2200m) on Stradbroke Handicap Day, June 6, down as…

Kingdoms Tops Tattersall’s Mile 2014 Odds

Kingdoms Tops Tattersall’s Mile 2014 Odds

Brian Smith’s The Metropolitan Handicap-bound Kingdoms has opened short priced favourite to win the 2014 Tattersall’s Mile at Doomben Racecourse this weekend. Out to retain their undefeated status for their new trainer, the former Sydney-trained son of High Chaparral is one of 13 gallopers making up the field for Saturday’s $80,000 Listed Tattersall’s Mile (1600m)….

Spring Major Target for 2014 Queensland Cup Hope

Spring Major Target for 2014 Queensland Cup Hope

A Sydney Spring Racing Carnival campaign could be on the cards for Bryce Heys’ visiting Warwick Farm-trained galloper Major Major if they step up to the plate in the Queensland Cup 2014 on Saturday. The interstate raider is one of 16 hopes running in this year’s $150,000 Listed bmag Queensland Cup (3200m) at Brisbane’s Eagle…

Alma’s Fury Needs Luck & Rain for Eye Liner Win

Alma’s Fury Needs Luck & Rain for Eye Liner Win

Brisbane’s in-form horseman Tony Gollan is shooting for more Black Type success at Ipswich this weekend but knows things need to go the way of his 2014 Eye Liner Stakes rep Alma’s Fury. Gollan, who celebrated a Group 1 quinella in the Doomben 10,000 with half-brothers Spirit Of Boom and Temple Of Boom this winter,…

Driefontein Tops 2014 Dane Ripper Stakes Field

Driefontein Tops 2014 Dane Ripper Stakes Field

After two failed Group 1 runs in the lead-up, Gai Waterhouse’s smart mare Driefontein is down in class on Saturday looking to bounce back in the Dane Ripper Stakes 2014 at Eagle Farm Racecourse. A key support race on Stradbroke Handicap Day, this year’s $200,000 Group 2 Virback Animal Health Dane Ripper Stakes (1400m) has…

2014 Doomben 10,000 Odds & First Acceptances

2014 Doomben 10,000 Odds & First Acceptances

Despite not having had a run since an unplaced Sydney effort at the end of April, Gary Portelli’s invitee Rebel Dane continues to lead the Doomben 10,000 2014 odds after first acceptance stage last week. The Brisbane Racing Club (BRC) recorded 19 first acceptors for this year’s $650,000 Group 1 James Boag’s Premium Doomben 10,000…

Mr O’Ceirin Set to Step-Up in 2014 Doomben Cup

Mr O’Ceirin Set to Step-Up in 2014 Doomben Cup

Following a nice second to one of the equal favourites for this weekend last time out, Mr O’Ceirin is looking a genuine chance when they step up in class and distance for the Doomben Cup 2014 this weekend. Ciaron Maher’s Melbourne raider runs in Brisbane on Saturday in the $500,000 Group 1 Doomben Cup (2020m)…