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George Moore Stakes Ideal for Fontelina

George Moore Stakes Ideal for Fontelina

Trainer Tony Gollan has been thrilled with the form and class displayed by Fontelina this time and is confident the horse is primed for a big run and success in Saturday’s featured Group 3 George Moore Stakes (1200m) at Doomben. Fontelina began his racing career under the guidance of Anthony Cummings and has been a…

Gollan Confident in Doomben 10,000 Boom

Gollan Confident in Doomben 10,000 Boom

A solid piece of trackwork on Tuesday morning has Brisbane horseman Tony Gollan confident his veteran sprinter Temple Of Boom can return to form with a big effort in Saturday’s 2015 Doomben 10,000. Twelve months ago the Piccolo gelding ran a devastatingly close second behind his stablemate and half-brother Spirit Of Boom in the $750,000…

2015 Doomben 10,000 Nominations Feature 55 Sprinters

2015 Doomben 10,000 Nominations Feature 55 Sprinters

Fifty-five sprinters make up the bumper list of Doomben 10,000 nominations taken in 2015, five of the early entries coming from the Brisbane-based stables of last year’s winning trainer Tony Gollan. Gollan ran the quinella in the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival feature 12 months ago with Spirit Of Boom defeating half-brother and stablemate Temple Of…

Schofield Thrilled to Ride Lankan Rupee in Darley Classic

Schofield Thrilled to Ride Lankan Rupee in Darley Classic

Partnering the classy sprinter to his impressive victory in the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) during the Autumn Carnival, up-and-coming jockey Chad Schofield is thrilled to have re-gained the ride on Lankan Rupee for Saturday’s Group 1 Darley Classic (1200m) at Flemington following regular rider Craig Newitt’s suspension. Bouncing from the gates well in the…

Capacity Field Confirmed for 2014 Toy Show Quality

Capacity Field Confirmed for 2014 Toy Show Quality

A capacity field of 14 plus one emergency has been confirmed to line up for a tilt at the Group 3 Toy Show Quality (1300m) at Royal Randwick this weekend, highlighted by several previous winners at the highest level of Australian racing. Charging home to win the Group 1 Queen Of The Turf Stakes (1600m)…

Shamal Wind to Target Group 2 Sprints Through Spring

Shamal Wind to Target Group 2 Sprints Through Spring

A notable performer over just four competitive starts through autumn, Shamal Wind completed an impressive barrier trial at Victoria’s Caulfield Racecourse on Tuesday morning and will be set for a similar campaign to that which she contested over the 2013 Spring Racing Carnival. Jumping to the lead early in this morning’s barrier trial, Shamal Wind…

2014 Stradbroke Handicap Won By River Lad – Full Results

2014 Stradbroke Handicap Won By River Lad – Full Results

Low-key Sunshine Coast trainer Natalie McCall today celebrated a win in what’s always been her favourite race, the Stradbroke Handicap 2014 won in an upset by her on-pace galloper River Lad. In a fitting result in this year’s $1.36 million Group 1 AAMI Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm a Queensland-trained horse won the state’s…

Stradbroke Handicap Day 2014 Best Bets at Eagle Farm

Stradbroke Handicap Day 2014 Best Bets at Eagle Farm

The Brisbane race fans are rolling up in droves to Eagle Farm Racecourse today for the action of 2014 Stradbroke Handicap Day, and to help you finish the day on top we’ve got our best bets of the day detailed right here. Racing at Eagle Farm kicks off with the two-year-old sprinters facing off in…

Melham Not Content with Inside Draw for Stradbroke

Melham Not Content with Inside Draw for Stradbroke

Jockey Ben Melham has revealed he is not all-together confident in-form sprinter Smokin’ Joey will perform to a high standard from barrier 3 in this weekend’s featured Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm. Charging home down the outside to win the Group 1 The Goodwood (1200m) at South Australia’s Morphettville Racecourse, Smokin’ Joey…

2014 Stradbroke Handicap Betting Tips

2014 Stradbroke Handicap Betting Tips

This Saturday Eagle Farm Racecourse will host Queensland’s biggest day of racing, the all Black-Type meet headlined by the Stradbroke Handicap 2014. A capacity field of middle distance sprinters is engaged for this year’s $1.36 million Group 1 AAMI Stradbroke (1400m) set to run as Race 8 at 3:40pm. Of those four are at single…