News About Robert Heathcote

Jumbo Prince Out To Go One Better In Ipswich Cup Results 2017

Jumbo Prince Out To Go One Better In Ipswich Cup Results 2017

Toowoomba trainer Michael Nolan is hoping his quality galloper Jumbo Prince can go one better than his second from last winter lining-up in the 2017 Ipswich Cup field this weekend. Last Queensland Winter Racing Carnival Outback Prince stallion Jumbo Prince finished three and a half-lengths away second behind runaway winner Maurus in the Listed Ipswich…

2017 Ipswich Cup Tips & Odds Update

2017 Ipswich Cup Tips & Odds Update

The Ipswich Cup 2017 takes centre stage in Queensland this weekend, betting tips and the latest odds on the winter staying showdown detailed below. A 15 horse field is engaged for this year’s $175,000 Listed Channel 7 Ipswich Cup (2150m) and in the latest markets at three of the contenders are at single-figures for the…

Wet Ipswich Cup 2017 Suits Kaiser Franz

Wet Ipswich Cup 2017 Suits Kaiser Franz

Brisbane’s Robert Heathcote knows he doesn’t have the classiest horse in Saturday’s 2017 Ipswich Cup field, but knows the muddy conditions will be right up the alley of Kaiser Franz. Heathcote didn’t originally have the $175,000 Listed Ipswich Cup (2150m) on the winter agenda for his known mudlark but has made a late call to…

2017 Ipswich Cup nominations extended

2017 Ipswich Cup nominations extended

The nominations for the 2017 Listed $175,000 Channel 7 Ipswich Cup (2150m) at Ipswich on Saturday have been extended after only fourteen horses were entered on Monday. The Ipswich Cup can run a capacity field of sixteen and the Ipswich Turf Club have extended the nominations deadline until 9am on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Kiwi…

Bonny O’Reilly Leads Helen Coughlan Stakes 2017 Field & Odds

Bonny O’Reilly Leads Helen Coughlan Stakes 2017 Field & Odds

Bjorn Baker’s in-form mare Bonny O’Reilly is firm favourite to take out the 2017 Helen Coughlan Stakes in the card closer at Doomben Racecourse on Saturday. This season’s Queensland Oaks Day program has moved from Eagle Farm to Doomben Racecourse and the last even ton the card is the $100,000 Listed Helen Coughlan Stakes (1200m)…

2017 Premier’s Cup Results: Kaiser Franz In Huge Upset

2017 Premier’s Cup Results: Kaiser Franz In Huge Upset

The Brisbane Cup in a fortnight’s time is now on the cards for Rob Heathcote’s local Brisbane stayer Kaiser Franz who scored a massive boilover result in the Premier’s Cup 2017 on Kingsford-Smith Cup Day. It had been over a year since the six-year-old son of Savabeel won a race – a Benchmark 75 at…

Byrne wraps up winning double on Bidii Babe in Bright Shadow

Byrne wraps up winning double on Bidii Babe in Bright Shadow

In-form jockey Jim Byrne wrapped up an early winning double at Doomben today with Bidii Babe winning the Listed $100,000 QA Hotel Bright Shadow (1200m). Byrne won earlier in the day on The Virginian in the Listed $100,000 IPG Marketing Solutions Chief De Beers (1050m) and is still celebrating his win on Redzel in last…

2017 Prime Minister’s Cup Field & Betting: Top Two Hard to Split

2017 Prime Minister’s Cup Field & Betting: Top Two Hard to Split

Two smart middle-distance gallopers are currently battling for favouritism in the Prime Minister’s Cup 2017 odds at the Gold Coast this weekend with Religify and Federal considered the two best in the race by the bookies. Officially the meeting’s namesake race, this year’s $100,000 Listed Australia’s Gold Coast Prime Minister’s Cup (1400m) runs as Race…

2017 Victory Stakes Tips & Odds Update

2017 Victory Stakes Tips & Odds Update

There are just six remaining hopefuls in the Victory Stakes 2017 field and betting markets at Eagle Farm for Saturday, updated odds and our tips on the official Doomben 10,000 lead-up found below. Set to run as Eagle Farm Race 6 at 3:07pm (AEST), this season’s $200,000 Group 2 Victory Stakes (1200m) features a diminutive…

Music Magnate Leads Victory Stakes 2017 Betting

Music Magnate Leads Victory Stakes 2017 Betting

Despite being as yet unconfirmed to make the trip to Brisbane on Saturday, the Bjorn Baker-trained Music Magnate has opened the short-priced favourite in 2017 Victory Stakes betting at Eagle Farm Racecourse. An early lead-up to the coming Group 1 Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival features, this year’s $200,000 Group 2 Ellyce Galvin Victory Stakes (1200m)…