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Eye Liner Stakes 2015 Test for Ulmann

Eye Liner Stakes 2015 Test for Ulmann

Ulmann will take on the older horses in a 2015 Eye Liner Stakes test at Ipswich Racecourse this Saturday, Peter Moody’s in-form three-year-old up for the first time since a solid Sunshine Coast effort a month ago. A winner of two of his nine starts to date the progressive Sebring colt is one of 11…

Smokin’ Joey Heads 2015 Eye Liner Stakes Field

Smokin’ Joey Heads 2015 Eye Liner Stakes Field

Group 1 winner Smokin’ Joey heads a smallish field of sprinters facing off in Ipswich’s Eye Liner Stakes 2015 in Queensland this weekend. Eleven horses make up the field for this year’s $175,000 Listed City Of Ipswich Eye Liner Stakes (1350m), due to jump as Ipswich Cup Day Race 7 at 3:57pm (AEST). Wearing the…

Rain to Suit Daph ‘N’ Alf in Eye Liner Stakes 2015

Rain to Suit Daph ‘N’ Alf in Eye Liner Stakes 2015

North Queensland trainer Greg Wehlow is confident the predicted forecast of rainfall leading up to Saturday’s 2015 Eye Liner Stakes at Ipswich Racecourse will work to his galloper Daph ‘N’ Alf’s advantage. Lonhorn six-year-old Daph ‘N’ Alf is one of 16 sprinters nominated for the $175,000 Listed Eye Liner Stakes (1350m) on Ipswich Cup Day…

2015 Eye Liner Stakes Nominations Feature Daph ‘N’ Alf

2015 Eye Liner Stakes Nominations Feature Daph ‘N’ Alf

One of the key support races on the Ipswich Cup Day program this weekend is the Eye Liner Stakes 2015 for the sprinters where two of the unplaced runners from last Saturday’s Stradbroke Handicap. A total of 16 gallopers make up the nominations for this year’s $175,000 Listed Eye Liner Stakes (1350m) including Sacred Star…

Riva De Lago Scores Upset 2015 Glasshouse Handicap Result

Riva De Lago Scores Upset 2015 Glasshouse Handicap Result

Brisbane horseman Robert Heathcote had his veteran galloper Riva De Lago back on song in top form first-up on Caloundra Cup Day winning the Glasshouse Handicap 2015 in a massive boilover. Not having won a race since the 2013 Theo Marks Stakes in Sydney nearly two years ago, the now seven-year-old Encosta De Lago gelding…

Dances On Stars Leads 2015 Glasshouse Handicap Field

Dances On Stars Leads 2015 Glasshouse Handicap Field

Gerald Ryan’s smart Sydney raider Dances On Stars is set to carry the top weight in the Glasshouse Handicap 2015 field at the Sunshine Coast on Caloundra Cup Day this weekend. A final field of 17 gallopers will face off in the Sunshine Coast Race 7 at 4:02pm (AEST) on Saturday, Dances On Stars carrying…

2015 Sunshine Coast Cup Field & Barrier Draw

2015 Sunshine Coast Cup Field & Barrier Draw

Acceptances were taken for the Listed Sunshine Coast Cup (1400m) on Thursday morning, with a near-capacity field of 17 sprint-mile horses set to tackle the Australia Day race. Headlining the field is Robert Heathcote’s Riva De Lago, who will jump from barrier five with Ryan Wiggins in the saddle. The seven-year-old gelding has enjoyed his…

2015 Sunshine Coast Cup Nominations Released

2015 Sunshine Coast Cup Nominations Released

Nominations for the Listed Sunshine Coast Cup (1400m) on Australia Day next Monday were taken this morning with 21 sprint-mile runners declaring for the race. Leading the charge is Robert Heathcote’s Riva De Lago, one of two potential horses to be saddled by the trainer. The 2013 Group 2 Theo Marks Stakes (1400m) winner has…

Tinto Leads 2015 Goldmarket Handicap Field & Odds

Tinto Leads 2015 Goldmarket Handicap Field & Odds

Rex Lipp’s Group 1 winning mare Tinto has opened top of the odds to continue her good summer form with a win in Saturday’s Goldmarket Handicap 2015 at the Gold Coast. The four-year-old daughter of Red Dazzler will be on a very short three day turnaround following a New Year’s Eve win under the lights…

Riva De Lago Better Suited to 2014 Lough Neagh Stakes Distance

Riva De Lago Better Suited to 2014 Lough Neagh Stakes Distance

Seven-year-old gelding Riva De Lago will be aiming to break a 15-month winning drought on Saturday in the Listed Lough Neagh Stakes (1350m) at Doomben and new trainer Rob Heathcote believes he’s in with a chance. Riva De Lago has played a game of musical chairs when it comes to trainers in the last couple…