News About Solzhenitsyn

Toorak Handicap a Likely Target for Hopfgarten

Toorak Handicap a Likely Target for Hopfgarten

Trainer Robert Heathcote was thrilled with the performances produced by consistent runner Hopfgarten during his recent Brisbane Winter Carnival campaign and has revealed he will set the rising five-year-old for a race like the Group 1 Toorak Handicap (1600m) during the Melbourne Spring Carnival. Hopfgarten returned to racing this year for success over notable competition…

Stradbroke Out for Retired Solzhenitsyn

Stradbroke Out for Retired Solzhenitsyn

This year’s $1.36 million Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) will play out without the inclusion of the Robert Heathcote-trained Solzhenitsyn who has been retired from racing after their weekend flop in Brisbane. The local St Petersburg seven-year-old had their swansong in the Group 3 Darley BRC Sprint (1350m) at Doomben on Saturday, a disappointing finish…

Rawiller To Ride Junoob Closer In Doomben Cup

Rawiller To Ride Junoob Closer In Doomben Cup

Jockey Nash Rawiller has revealed that he will be looking to ride Junoob closer to the speed in the 2014 Doomben Cup in Brisbane this afternoon. Rawiller partnered Junoob for just the second time in the Group 2 Hollindale Stakes (1800m) at the Gold Coast on May 3 and the Haafhd gelding made up ground late,…

BRC Sprint 2014 Betting Tips

BRC Sprint 2014 Betting Tips

Doomben Cup Day comes to a close in Brisbane on Saturday with the 2014 BRC Sprint– betting tips and selections to help end your day with a win listed below. There are two early scratchings from this year’s $125,000 Group 3 Darley BRC Sprint (1350m) field with #13 Emblems (12) and #15 Masthead (11) both…

BRC Sprint 2014 Field Includes Solzhenitsyn

BRC Sprint 2014 Field Includes Solzhenitsyn

Rob Heathcote’s Group 1 winning local Solzhenitsyn is one of the headline acceptors for the 2014 BRC Sprint at home at Doomben Racecourse this weekend. The St Petersburg seven-year-old is one of the veterans in this year’s 16 starter $125,000 Group 3 Darley BRC Sprint (1350m) field and heads the weights on 61kg. It’s a…

Hot Snitzel Tops 2014 BRC Sprint Nominations

Hot Snitzel Tops 2014 BRC Sprint Nominations

Gerald Ryan’s BTC Cup graduate Hot Snitzel has been nominated for their original Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival target, the BRC Sprint 2014, meaning they could race again at Doomben this weekend. One of the key support races on the Doomben Cup Day program in Brisbane on Saturday, this year’s $125,000 Group 3 Darley BRC Sprint…

Buffering Leads 2014 Doomben 10,000 Odds

Buffering Leads 2014 Doomben 10,000 Odds

Rob Heathcote’s smart local champion Buffering has opened early favourite in 2014 Doomben 10,000 betting, a position they get a chance to secure this weekend at the track. On Saturday the Mossman six-year-old lines up in the $400,000 Group 1 BTC Cup (1200m), a race they finished fourth behind Your Song in last Brisbane Winter…

Rebel Dane Among 2014 Doomben 10,000 Nominations

Rebel Dane Among 2014 Doomben 10,000 Nominations

Gary Portelli’s crack four-year-old Rebel Dane is among the 46 nominations taken for the 2014 Doomben 10,000 by the Brisbane Racing Club (BRC) today. The California Dane four-year-old made headlines this month after Portelli and connections accepted the BRC’s invitation for Rebel Dane to compete in the Australasian Challenge this Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival. That…

2014 Stradbroke Handicap Nominations Released

2014 Stradbroke Handicap Nominations Released

Nominations for the seven opening Group 1 races of the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival are now out including those for Queensland’s richest race, the Stradbroke Handicap 2014 to run at Eagle Farm Racecourse on Saturday June 7. Last year 137 sprinters made up the nominations, down 37 to a round 100 for this year’s edition…

Boom Brothers Head Victory Stakes 2014 Field

Boom Brothers Head Victory Stakes 2014 Field

A small but classy field of eight sprinters is engaged to face off in Brisbane’s 2014 Victory Stakes field at Eagle Farm this weekend including the Tony Gollan-trained half-brothers Spirit Of Boom and Temple Of Boom. The headline race at Saturday’s meet, this year’s $175,000 Group 2 Greenslopes Private Victory Stakes (1200m) is due to…