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BTC Cup 2012 Nominations

BTC Cup 2012 Nominations

Last year’s BTC Cup third-place getter Buffering will get his chance without star pair Black Caviar and Hay List after today being included in a 37-horse nominations list for the $400,000 2012 BTC Cup (1200m). The four-year-old is yet to win a the elite level but has placed behind the star sprinters on numerous occasions…

Buffering Heads 2012 Victory Stakes Nominations

Buffering Heads 2012 Victory Stakes Nominations

With the winter carnival not too far away, Group level racing returns to Brisbane’s Eagle Farm Racecourse this weekend and a quality field have been nominated for the feature Group 2 2012 Victory Stakes (1200m). Headling the 10-horse nominations list is 2011 winner Buffering who is coming off a third-place effort behind Foxwedge and Hay…

Racing Heart has 2012 Magic Millions Stayers Cup in Sight

Racing Heart has 2012 Magic Millions Stayers Cup in Sight

It may have been a frustrating week for Brisbane’s premier horseman Rob Heathcote, but his honest staying type Racing Heart gave him something to be excited about, the five-year-old earning a Magic Millions Stayers Cup 2012 assignment after their brave win at Eagle Farm over the weekend. After losing boom summer hope Simmering to injury…

Woorim New Stradbroke Favourite Despite Rain

Woorim New Stradbroke Favourite Despite Rain

As the clouds continue to roll into Brisbane and the rain looking ready to fall over the Eagle Farm track, Robert Heathcote’s genuine galloper Woorim has surprisingly firmed into the favourite for the day’s feature showdown, the $1 million Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m). Show A Heart five-year-old Woorim has been well-liked in the markets…

Hollindale Draws Locals and Imports Alike

Hollindale Draws Locals and Imports Alike

Group racing at the Gold Coast this weekend is shaping up as a multi-national event with the day’s feature race drawing a list of both local and internationally imported runners. The $300,000 Group 2 Hollindale Stakes (1800m) is the premier race on a bumper programme at the Gold Coast this Saturday with a star-studded list…

Choice Ride for Cassidy in Gunsynd

Choice Ride for Cassidy in Gunsynd

Two-time Melbourne Cup winning jockey Jim Cassidy will maintain his association with improving three-year-old Levi’s Choice this Saturday, hoop and horse both officially kicking off their Brisbane Winter Carnival campaigns at Eagle Farm. Galileo gelding Levi’s Choice is one of four acceptors for Saturday’s $125,000 Group 3 Gunsynd Classic (1600m) for Warwick Farm-based trainer John…