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Zielke Has Dreams Aplenty for 2017 Queensland Guineas

Zielke Has Dreams Aplenty for 2017 Queensland Guineas

Next month’s Queensland Guineas 2017 is the confirmed next-up target for the Toowoomba-trained Dreams Aplenty according to John Zielke so long as all goes right for the galloper this weekend.

Dreams Aplenty will run in Saturday’s Fred Best Classic on way to a shot at the Queensland Guineas – Sunshine Coast Guineas double this winter. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

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Oak Door Considered for Stradbroke Handicap 2017

Oak Door Considered for Stradbroke Handicap 2017

Progressive young sprinter Oak Door is being considered for a 2017 Stradbroke Handicap bid in Group 1 company at Eagle Farm Racecourse next month according to his Caulfield-based trainer Robert Smerdon.

Three-year-old Oak Door could take on the older sprinters in Brisbane’s Stradbroke Handicap 2017 field on June 10. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Smerdon won last year’s $1.5 million ...

Queensland Derby 2017 Nominations Feature Mongolian Wolf

Queensland Derby 2017 Nominations Feature Mongolian Wolf

Darren Weir’s in-form Kiwi expat Mongolian Wolf is one of the exciting 2017 Queensland Derby nominations taken for the Stradbroke Handicap Day feature this winter.

The Darren Weir-trained Kiwi expat Mongolian Wolf is a key 2017 Queensland Derby nominee this winter. Photo: Steve Hart.

Due to run at Eagle Farm Racecourse as one of three elite levels on June ...

2017 JJ Atkins Nominations Feature Undefeated Kiwi

2017 JJ Atkins Nominations Feature Undefeated Kiwi

The three-year-old New Zealanders dominated the Sydney autumn features and now it could be the Kiwis turn in Brisbane over the winter including two-year-old Qiji Phoenix who features in the JJ Atkins 2017 nominations.

Serena Bay (No. 4) is one of the fillies nominated to take on the boys in the JJ Atkins 2017 over the Eagle Farm mile ...

Black Heart Bart Heads 2017 Stradbroke Handicap Nominations

Black Heart Bart Heads 2017 Stradbroke Handicap Nominations

Darren Weir’s champion galloper Black Heart Bart is the headliner among the Stradbroke Handicap 2017 nominations now out for the Eagle Farm Group 1 on June 10.

Last year’s runner-up Black Heart Bart is a key 2017 Stradbroke Handicap nominee for this year’s $1.5 million feature on June 10. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

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2017 Queensland Derby Bid for Top Of The Range

2017 Queensland Derby Bid for Top Of The Range

In-form Melbourne-trained three-year-old Top Of The Range could be Brisbane-bound this winter with horseman Michael Moroney looking at a Queensland Derby 2017 bid with his Easter Monday winner.

Victorian trainer Michael Moroney could set Top Of The Range for a Queensland Derby 2017 run at Eagle Farm this winter. Photo: Taron Clarke.

Young Savabeel gelding enjoyed a second career win ...

2017 JJ Atkins Long Term Plan for Goodfella

2017 JJ Atkins Long Term Plan for Goodfella

Sydney’s Bjorn Baker is hoping his surprise Magic Millions Classic contender Goodfella can make a big impact during the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival culminating with a run in the JJ Atkins 2017 in June.

Winning Rupert will bypass the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival after going down as the beaten odds-on favourite in the Gold Coast Magic Millions Guineas over the ...

2016 Queensland Oaks Winner Provocative for Pike

2016 Queensland Oaks Winner Provocative for Pike

New Zealand’s Tony Pike celebrated a Group 1 double on Brisbane’s Stradbroke Handicap Day capped off by the success of his classy filly Provocative in the Queensland Oaks 2016.

New Zealand-trained filly Provocative was too good for the local fillies in the 2016 Queensland Oaks on Stradbroke Handicap Day. Photo: Daniel Costello.

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Under The Louvre Wins 2016 Stradbroke Handicap

Under The Louvre Wins 2016 Stradbroke Handicap

Robert Smerdon’s always honest galloper Under The Louvre stretched out over 1400m and broke his Group 1 maiden with an upset win over Black Heart Bart in the Stradbroke Handicap 2016 at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Under The Louvre scored an upset win in the 2016 Stradbroke Handicap at Eagle Farm Racecourse. Photo: Daniel Costello.

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Berry Rides 2016 Queensland Derby Winner Eagle Way

Berry Rides 2016 Queensland Derby Winner Eagle Way

Tommy Berry flew home from Hong Kong and was quick to win a Group 1 saluting aboard the Gold Coast-trained Eagle Way in the Queensland Derby 2016 for owner John Moore on Stradbroke Handicap Day.

2016 Queensland Derby winner Eagle Way is likely off to Hong Kong after his Group 1 win at Eagle Farm. Photo: Daniel Costello.

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