News About Stradbroke Handicap Ballot

Bonny O’Reilly Sweats on Stradbroke Handicap 2017 Start

Bonny O’Reilly Sweats on Stradbroke Handicap 2017 Start

Bjorn Baker’s in-form mare Bonny O’Reilly needs a generous penalty from the handicappers to make the 2017 Stradbroke Handicap field this weekend in Brisbane. A four-year-old daughter of O’Reilly, Bonny O’Reilly extended her winning streak to five on the trot stepping up into black-type class at Doomben Racecourse over the weekend. Backing up from her…

Coyle Screams for 2014 Stradbroke Handicap Start

Coyle Screams for 2014 Stradbroke Handicap Start

Honest Sydney sprinter Scream Machine is right on the cusp of a Stradbroke Handicap 2014 start this weekend but trainer Jason Coyle won’t know whether they’re in or out until Wednesday’s final acceptances. There are still officially 30 gallopers vying for a spot in the capacity 18-starter field for this year’s $1.36 million Group 1…

Stradbroke Handicap 2012 Ballot & Weights Update

Stradbroke Handicap 2012 Ballot & Weights Update

The latest 2012 Stradbroke Handicap order of entry was released by Racing Queensland on Monday with two of the top fancies still not assured of a start in next month’s million dollar showdown. Set to run at Eagle Farm on Saturday June 9 the $1 million Group 1 AAMI Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) is the richest…

Tiger Tees Receives 2012 Stradbroke Handicap Penalty

Tiger Tees Receives 2012 Stradbroke Handicap Penalty

Joe Pride’s progressive galloper Tiger Tees has moved up the Stradbroke Handicap 2012 order of entry and is now assured of a spot in Queensland’s richest race after being penalised for their BRC Sprint win on the weekend. The four-year-old Dubawi gelding caught the eyes when winning the Group 3 Darley BRC Sprint (1350m) in…

O’Shea Sounds Siren after 2012 Stradbroke Handicap Weights

O’Shea Sounds Siren after 2012 Stradbroke Handicap Weights

While happy with the weight handed to his BTC Cup winner Sea Siren, Randwick horseman John O’Shea has been left fuming over the handicap and ballot position for his other Stradbroke Handicap 2012 hopeful Colorado Claire. Fastnet Rock filly Sea Siren is the $9 second elect behind the Peter Snowden-trained Mental ($8) through to win…