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Heathcote’s Carnival Hopes Emerge with Doomben Double

Heathcote’s Carnival Hopes Emerge with Doomben Double

Leading Queensland trainer Robert Heathcote may have missed the big one at Doomben on Saturday due to the elite interstate raiders, but a winning BTC Cup Day double has him confident of scoring Group 1 glory later during the Brisbane Winter Carnival. Heathcote’s emerging three-year-old Buffering ran a gallant third behind the undefeated queen Black…

Darley’s Dream Juvenile Season Continues in Brisbane

Darley’s Dream Juvenile Season Continues in Brisbane

Leady Sydney trainer Peter Snowden exposed the massive gap between the two-year-olds in his stable and the rest of the juveniles out there once again on the weekend with his well-bred youngster Benfica saluting at Doomben. Snowden has given Darley a stunning year to date in the juvenile racing arena, completing dominating the autumn Group…

Heathcote Also Basking in Black Caviar Spotlight

Heathcote Also Basking in Black Caviar Spotlight

Brisbane’s premier trainer Robert Heathcote may have conceded his in-form galloper Buffering is running for third at best behind top duo Black Caviar and Hay List in Saturday’s BTC Cup, but he is as happy as anyone that the stars are in town. Heathcote is one of the many thousands of Black Caviar fans who…

Moroney Hoping to Bring Down the Fort with Quarterbar

Moroney Hoping to Bring Down the Fort with Quarterbar

Flemington trainer Michael Moroney is looking to add another runner to his Group 1 starters in the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival with three-year-old Quarterbar taking on favourite Chateau Fort at Doomben on Saturday. While the talk of the town in Brisbane is firmly focused on celebrity sprinter Black Caviar vying for her 13th straight win…

Black Caviar Horse Before Asset for Moody

Black Caviar Horse Before Asset for Moody

While it is easy to look at Black Caviar as a money making machine, the superstar mare having won over $3.2 million in prize money from just 12 starts to date, trainer Peter Moody said at the end of the day she was a horse and would be treated as such. Four-year-old Black Caviar has…

Black Caviar Credited for Brisbane’s Sunny Skies

Black Caviar Credited for Brisbane’s Sunny Skies

Even the weather gods seem to be smiling on Peter Moody’s freakishly gifted mare Black Caviar for her Brisbane debut on Saturday, with the months of miserable weather in the sunshine state clearing just in time. Australia’s best sprinter Black Caviar is out to add an incredible 13th victory to her unparalleled succession of race…

Millions on Black Caviar with Moody Over the Moon with Draw

Millions on Black Caviar with Moody Over the Moon with Draw

With premier Victorian trainer Peter Moody admittedly over the moon with the ideal barrier four draw for his incomparable mare Black Caviar in the BTC Cup on Saturday, the fans are outlaying millions on Australia’s best horse to win lucky number 13. Although Black Caviar may not officially be rated as the ‘world’s best’ according…

Ricki-Lee Live in Concert at Brisbane’s Racefest BTC Cup Day this Saturday

Ricki-Lee Live in Concert at Brisbane’s Racefest BTC Cup Day this Saturday

Media Release: Brisbane Racing Club (BRC) Australia’s pop darling, Ricki-Lee, will perform a live concert kicking off the Channel Seven Brisbane Racing Carnival at Doomben Racecourse on May 15. Ricki-Lee’s stardom has shot to new heights since her single Can’t Touch It was used on the recent worldwide release of the Sex & the City…