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Torio’s Guineas Quest on Track

Torio’s Guineas Quest on Track

Connections of Magic Millions Guineas winner Torio’s Quest believe the predicted track conditions at Eagle Farm’s Stradbroke Handicap Day on Saturday will be the key for the Brett Partelle-trained three-year-old to return to form.

Peter Snowden will be looking for improvement from Skilled in the Queensland Guineas

Oratorio gelding Torio’s Quest was in career best form during the summer ...

Ready to Rip into Guineas

Ready to Rip into Guineas

Ready to Rip has been declared early favourite for the Group Two Queensland Guineas at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Ready to Rip stepped out as favourite in the Daybreak Lover Handicap, but only could only manage a fast finishing fourth. Although he was beaten by some of the horses he will meet in the Guineas, punters believe they saw enough ...

Skilled draws wide in Queensland Guineas Final Field

Skilled draws wide in Queensland Guineas Final Field

Skilled has drawn barrier 16 for the Queensland Guineas

The Brisbane campaign of the Peter Snowden trained Skilled continues to be hampered by bad barriers after the talented three year old drew gate 16 of 23 for the Group Two Queensland Guineas at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Skilled has now drawn poorly for all three of his winter starts in ...

Snowden Ready for Derby Day Comeback

Snowden Ready for Derby Day Comeback

Putting behind him a disaster day on the track that was last Saturday at Eagle Farm, top Sydney trainer Peter Snowden is confident this weekend’s Stradbroke – Queensland Derby day double could be well within his reach.

Beaded is Peter Snowden's best chance of a Group 1 win this Saturday when she starts the favourite in the Stradbroke Handicap

Originally ...

Beaded Backed to Win Stradbroke

Beaded Backed to Win Stradbroke

Doomben 10,000 winner Beaded has been the best backed runner for Saturday’s Stradbroke Handicap at Eagle Farm.

Beaded has been the best backed runner in the Stradbroke Handicap

Sportingbet Australia CEO Michael Sullivan said that the Peter Snowden trained mare had come in for good support before she won the Doomben 10,000, and had been very solidly backed since ...

2011 Stradbroke Handicap Order of Entry

2011 Stradbroke Handicap Order of Entry

Weekend winners Varenna Miss and Hurtle Myrtle have escaped penalty in the Stradbroke Handicap for their wins on Saturday.

Varenna Miss, who gained an exemption by winning the QTC Cup, was eligible for a penalty after the win, however handicappers have decided to leave her at 51kgs.

Trainer Tony Noonan is unsure whether he will start Varenna Miss in ...

McEvoy Chooses Benfica

McEvoy Chooses Benfica

Kerrin McEvoy has opted to ride Benfica in the BRC Sires Produce Stakes at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Kerrin McEvoy

McEvoy had the choice between Peter Snowden pair Benfica and Free Wheeling, and ended up siding with Benfica because he believes the colt has a better racing style.

“Benfica’s a horse that does everything right and Free Wheeling still ...

Falino Seals QTC Cup Faceoff With Sincero

Falino Seals QTC Cup Faceoff With Sincero

The QTC Cup beckons for Falino after an impressive victory in the BTC Classic at Doomben taking care of a big field with heaps of chances.

It was a gutsy run by the horse which looked like it was going to be caught in the closing stages but he battled on gamely to hold off the late surge by Spirit ...

2011 Rosehill Guineas Nominations & AJC Derby Odds Update

2011 Rosehill Guineas Nominations & AJC Derby Odds Update

The $500,000 Group 1 Rosehill Guineas (2000m) is the feature Sydney Autumn Carnival race running this Saturday March 26 and 20 three-year-olds have been nominated for the showdown.

Running as part of the elite line-up at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday, the 2011 Rosehill Guineas is an ideal preparatory run for horses heading towards a start in the $1.5 million Group ...

Warwick Farm Results – Turnpoint Randwick Guineas Day 2011

Warwick Farm Results – Turnpoint Randwick Guineas Day 2011

Warwick Farm today saw the running of an eight race card, including the Group 1 Randwick Guineas. While a number of favourites took out races today, there were also a few upset results.

Ilovethiscity wins the 2011 Randwick Guineas from Skilled

In the feature race of the day, the 2011 Randwick Guineas, hot favourite Ilovethiscity won from Skilled...