News About Stathi Katsidis

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 ...

Corey Brown Gets 2010 Cox Plate Ride on Shoot Out Following Stathi Katsidis Death

Corey Brown Gets 2010 Cox Plate Ride on Shoot Out Following Stathi Katsidis Death

Champion Sydney hoop Corey Brown will ride Shoot Out in the 2010 Cox Plate this Saturday named as the replacement jockey for the Queensland galloper after the shock death of Stathi Katsidis yesterday.

Brown is set to dedicate his ride aboard the John Wallace-trained Shoot Out in the $3 million Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley on Saturday ...

Shoot Out without 2010 Cox Plate Jockey after Stathi Katsidis Found Dead

Shoot Out without 2010 Cox Plate Jockey after Stathi Katsidis Found Dead

Champion Queensland jockey Stathi Katsidis, booked to ride Shoot Out in the 2010 Cox Plate on Saturday, has been found dead in his Brisbane home this morning.

Police are investigating the cause of death but have said there were no suspicious circumstances.

The talented 31-year-old hoop, who has had a troubled past with drugs and alcohol, was regarded as one ...

So You Think Wins The 2010 Memsie Stakes Ahead Of Whobegotyou & Shoot Out

So You Think Wins The 2010 Memsie Stakes Ahead Of Whobegotyou & Shoot Out

Saturday afternoon saw the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival turn the action up a notch, with many top Australian runners taking to the $200,000 Group Two Memsie Stakes (1400m).

Punters who wagered with Ladbrokes.com.au would have seen some great rewards, with So You Think ($7.50) taking the crucial victory.

The son of High Chaparral has not run since last year’s Emirates ...

Shoot Out Fires Home In 2010 JJ Liston Stakes Over Predatory Pricer

Shoot Out Fires Home In 2010 JJ Liston Stakes Over Predatory Pricer

Eyes were ready to feast on the battle between Shoot Out and So You Think as a true testament of action to come this spring when the $200,000 Group Two JJ Liston Stakes (1400m) took to the Caulfield track on Saturday.

While there was an initial disappointment after Bart Cummings revealed he would not risk So You Think due to ...

Shoot Out Opens Season With Win In 2010 Bletchingly Stakes Over Stanzout

Shoot Out Opens Season With Win In 2010 Bletchingly Stakes Over Stanzout

Shoot Out has cemented his return to quality racing after sending an emphatic warning to spring racing rivals by dominating the $150,000 Group Three Bletchingly Stakes (1200m) on Saturday.

Melbourne’s Caulfield Racecourse hosted the first jump of the Australian spring racing season with the Bletchingly Stakes Day, highlighted of course by the 2010 Bletchingly Stakes event itself, and with 10 ...

2010 BTC Cup Final Field, Barriers & Preview

2010 BTC Cup Final Field, Barriers & Preview

This Saturday Doomben Racecourse is set to host the first Group 1 race of the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival, the $400,000 BTC Cup (1200m), and the final field for the weight-for-age feature was announced today.

Last start winner of the Group 1 Galaxy (1100m), Ortensia remains the clear pre-race favourite in the 12 horse field after drawing well with ...

2010 Hollindale Stakes Preview – Road To Rock the Favourite

2010 Hollindale Stakes Preview – Road To Rock the Favourite

This Saturday the second meeting of the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival, Hollindale Stakes Day, is set to take place at the scenic Gold Coast Racecourse.

The major drawcard of the day is the $300,000 Group 2 Hollindale Stakes (1800m) where 14 weight-for-age champions are ready to fight it out and get a prestigious Group victory early in the carnival.

Sure ...

Ghetto Blaster Wins 2010 Victory Stakes

Ghetto Blaster Wins 2010 Victory Stakes

HEINRICH ON HER WAY TO GROUP ONE SUCCESS

On Saturday veteran six-year-old Ghetto Blaster claimed victory in the first Group race feature of the highly anticipated Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival, the $150,000 Group 2 Coca-Cola Amatil Victory Stakes (1200m), at Eagle Farm.

Previously called the Sir Byrne Hart Stakes, the 2010 Victory Stakes saw the odds-on favourite Ghetto Blaster...

AJC Australian Derby Results – Shoot Out Wins Dramatic Derby

AJC Australian Derby Results – Shoot Out Wins Dramatic Derby

Shoot Out has won the $1.3 million Group 1 AJC Australian Derby at Royal Randwick today after a dramatic late scratching at the barriers.

The John Wallace trained Shoot Out, ridden by Stathi Katsidis, held off a class field over the 2400m distance that saw Descarado finish second and Monaco Consul third in a photo finish with race favourite Zabrasive...