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2014 Ipswich Cup Nominations Released

2014 Ipswich Cup Nominations Released

A talented list of 18 runners have been nominated for an appearance in this weekend’s featured Ipswich Cup (2150m) in Queensland, highlighted by several noted performers throughout the 2014 racing calendar so-far.

Angola has been included in nominations for the 2014 Ipswich Cup. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Contesting a total of four race victories and a further seven minor ...

Ipswich Cup Odds 2012 – Ginga Dude Favourite

Ipswich Cup Odds 2012 – Ginga Dude Favourite

New Zealand-bred gelding Ginga Dude is the current favourite for Saturday’s Listed $200,000 2012 Ipswich Cup (2150m).

Ginga Dude is the Ipswich Cup favourite

Paying $3.20 at bookmaker.com.au, the Graeme Boyd-trained eight-year-old has been in excellent form this preparation, winning first-up in the Listed Members’ Quality Handicap before placing in the Lord Mayor’s Cup and the Eagle Farm Cup....

Ginga Dude Draws Wide – 2012 Ipswich Cup Field and Barriers

Ginga Dude Draws Wide – 2012 Ipswich Cup Field and Barriers

Graeme Boyd-trained topweight Ginga Dude has drawn the widest barrier of the 11-horse field for Saturday’s Listed $200,000 2012 Ipswich Cup (2150m).

Already facing the challenge of carrying 60kg and trying to break a weight-carrying record by 3.5kg, it serves as another blow for the New Zealand-bred gelding who has exhibited good form this preparation.

The eight-year-old won first-up ...