News About Stradbroke Handicap Weights

2017 Stradbroke Handicap Swap Suits In Her Time

2017 Stradbroke Handicap Swap Suits In Her Time

The change-up to the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival’s pinnacle race, the Stradbroke Handicap 2017, is well suited to smart mare In Her Time according to her Newcastle-based trainer Benjamin Smith. News broke this week that Saturday’s Queensland Oaks meeting and the Stradbroke Handicap Day program on June 10 would be transferred from the water-logged Eagle…

Maher Sweats Stradbroke Weights With Azkadellia

Maher Sweats Stradbroke Weights With Azkadellia

Caulfield’s Ciaron Maher will talk to Racing Queensland ahead of Saturday’s 2016 Doomben 10,000 in regards to the impact a win in the weekend’s feature will have on the Stradbroke Handicap weights of his top fancied mare Azkadellia. A super-consistent daughter of Shinko King, four-year-old Azkadellia is red hot favourite in all-in markets for the…

Boban Tops 2015 Stradbroke Handicap Weights

Boban Tops 2015 Stradbroke Handicap Weights

Chris Waller’s first-up Doomben 10,000 winner Boban has been allocated the 58kg top weight for Saturday week’s Stradbroke Handicap 2015 in Brisbane but is far from a guaranteed acceptor in the lucrative sprint classic. Held this year at Doomben Racecourse with Eagle Farm under reconstruction, the $2 million Group 1 AAMI Stradbroke Handicap (1350m) is…

1kg Stradbroke Handicap Penalty for Sacred Star

1kg Stradbroke Handicap Penalty for Sacred Star

Impressive QTC Cup winner Sacred Star has been given a one kilogram penalty for their Group 2 win ahead of this weekend’s Stradbroke Handicap 2014. Tony Pike’s New Zealand-based four-year-old returned to Australia, having been formerly prepared in Sydney by Chris Waller, the Flying Spur gelding enjoying a smart first-up win in the Group 2…

Current 2014 Stradbroke Handicap Order Of Entry

Current 2014 Stradbroke Handicap Order Of Entry

Racing Queensland has released the Stradbroke Handicap 2014 order of entry ahead of Saturday week’s classic at Eagle Farm Racecourse with a number of livewire chance on the cusp of a start. There are officially four horses sitting equal first being exempt from ballot for this year’s $1.36 million Group 1 AAMI Stradbroke Handicap (1200m)…

2014 Stradbroke Handicap Weights – Topweight Buffering Out

2014 Stradbroke Handicap Weights – Topweight Buffering Out

With Brisbane horseman Robert Heathcote confirming the non-acceptance of topweight Buffering from Saturday week’s Stradbroke Handicap 2014, weights for the Eagle Farm classic out today are set to go up half a kilo. Mossman six-year-old Buffering has run in the past three Stradbrokes, carrying 58kg for the past two years. Since last year’s edition of…

Boss Decides on 2014 Stradbroke Handicap Ride Today

Boss Decides on 2014 Stradbroke Handicap Ride Today

Jockey Glen Boss is set to announce his decision later today on whether he will ride beaten Doomben 10,000 favourite Rebel Dane or up-and-coming filly Srikandi in Saturday week’s Stradbroke Handicap 2014. Boss was aboard both horses for their runs at Doomben on the weekend and now has a tough call to make ahead of…

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…

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…