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Improving Scenic Blast Draws Wide – 2012 Doomben 10,000

Improving Scenic Blast Draws Wide – 2012 Doomben 10,000

Former Australian horse of the year Scenic Blast will have to overcome a wide barrier draw when continuing his promising Brisbane winter campaign in Saturday’s Group 1 2012 Doomben 10,000.

Scenic Blast has a tough ask in the Doomben 10,000 after drawing barrier 16

The Dan Morton-trained veteran has shown signs of the horse that saw him named the ...

Doomben Cup 2012 Form Guide & Betting Preview

Doomben Cup 2012 Form Guide & Betting Preview

This Saturday the latest Group 1 race of the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival will take centre stage at Doomben Racecourse with a talented field of stayers and Melbourne Cup types to face off in the 2012 Doomben Cup, the Races.com.au team’s exclusive form and betting analysis for which is detailed below.

Dual defending champ Scenic Shot shoots for their ...

Tough Field as Scenic Shot Chases Win Number 3 – Doomben Cup 2012

Tough Field as Scenic Shot Chases Win Number 3 – Doomben Cup 2012

Experienced Daniel Morton-trained gelding is chasing a third title in the feature Queensland stayer’s event when he lines up in the Group 1 2012 Doomben Cup (2000m) this weekend.

Scenic Shot is chasing a third Doomben Cup title this Saturday

The nine-year-old has not experienced success since taking last year’s Doomben Cup but after a disappointing beginning to 2012 ...

Scenic Blast Not Past 2012 BTC Cup Win

Scenic Blast Not Past 2012 BTC Cup Win

Perth horseman Dan Morton knows it’s a big ask for the internationally campaigned Scenic Blast to beat home the likes of Buffering and Beaded in the BTC Cup 2012 at Doomben on Saturday but the astute trainer wouldn’t put it past his rising eight-year-old.

Buffering is Scenic Blast's main danger in the 2012 BTC Cup this Saturday

The Scenic gelding ...

Mid Summer Music Draws Wide – 2012 Prime Ministers Cup Field

Mid Summer Music Draws Wide – 2012 Prime Ministers Cup Field

Talented Peter Moody-trained mare Mid Summer Music has drawn barrier 15 for the Listed 2012 Prime Minister’s Cup (1300m) at the Gold Coast this Saturday.

Easily one of the most credentialed runners in the 16-horse field, the six-year-old has not produced any stand-out victories recently but has often placed behind well-known horses including Black Caviar, Sepoy, Pinker Pinker and ...

McLachlan Phelan Ready to Return to Winner’s Stall

McLachlan Phelan Ready to Return to Winner’s Stall

Phelan Ready has failed to replicate their form which saw them win the Golden Slipper two years ago

It has been a long time between drinks for More Than Ready four-year-old Phelan Ready, the former star juvenile missing from the winner’s stall for over two years, but trainer Jason McLachlan remains hopeful that will change on Saturday.

McLachlan has ...

Heathcote Faces Herculean Task to Make Ipswich Cup History

Heathcote Faces Herculean Task to Make Ipswich Cup History

Premier Brisbane trainer Robert Heathcote isn’t shying away from that fact he faces a formidable task tomorrow as he prepares to give his gallant old galloper Our Lukas the chance to win an unprecedented Ipswich Cup hat-trick.

“There’s no hiding from the fact that it’s a herculean task,” Heathcote admitted.

Our Lukas will attempt a record breaking third Ipswich Cup ...

Blue Not the Only Chance for Barry in Brisbane

Blue Not the Only Chance for Barry in Brisbane

One of Brisbane’s premier horseman, Eagle Farm-based trainer Barry Baldwin believes Mr Light Blue in the Queensland Derby isn’t his only chance at Stradbroke Handicap Day tomorrow.

Barry will be out in force at his home track on Saturday, saddling up six from his stables.

Aside from his progressive three-year-old Mr Light Blue tackling the $500,000 Group 1 Queensland Derby ...

Glass Harmonium Breaks Aussie Maiden

Glass Harmonium Breaks Aussie Maiden

The talented Michael Moroney-trained import Glass Harmonium won their first race in Australia today, the big majestic grey outclassing their rivals in the Eagle Farm Cup and setting up a scintillating spring carnival campaign.

With Kiwi-based hoop Lisa Cropp replacing Hugh Bowman for the ride on the Verglas five-year-old, as expected Glass Harmonium won the battle from the barriers ...

McNair Can’t Complain About Hay List’s Gate

McNair Can’t Complain About Hay List’s Gate

After earlier expressing concerns over Hay List’s mental fitness heading into Saturday’s Doomben 10,000, this morning Gosford horseman John McNair was more upbeat – Hay List drawing well with barrier two for the Brisbane Winter Carnival feature.

Hay List will face eight rivals in the Doomben 10,000 on Saturday

Hay List will start one of the shortest-priced favourites in ...