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Seven Confirmed in 2017 Victory Stakes Field

Seven Confirmed in 2017 Victory Stakes Field

Only seven sprinters will seek black type success at Eagle Farm Racecourse on Saturday following this morning’s completion and release of the 2017 Victory Stakes field and barrier draw. Music Magnate is a proven performer in Brisbane, but could require luck in running on Saturday after drawing into the 2017 Victory Stakes field in the…

Prebble to Ride Attention in Australian Guineas

Prebble to Ride Attention in Australian Guineas

Hong Kong-based jockey Brett Prebble has been confirmed to ride Attention in Saturday’s Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington Racecourse. A former Victorian hoop, Prebble has experienced plenty of top-line success in Australia through hit-and-run missions in recent seasons and notably won the Australian Guineas in 2015 aboard the Gai Waterhouse-trained Wandjina. Attention has…

Stratum Star Too Good in Magic Millions Trophy

Stratum Star Too Good in Magic Millions Trophy

Stratum Star has continued his scintillating run of form with a strong win in the Magic Millions Trophy (2200m) on the Gold Coast this afternoon. Trainer Darren Weir has a particularly impressive record at the Magic Millions and Stratum Star appeared to have the class edge over a smart Magic Millions Trophy field. Jumping from…

Starcourt Earns Start in 2016 Vo Rogue Plate

Starcourt Earns Start in 2016 Vo Rogue Plate

Trainer Bryan Guy has revealed that promising three-year-old Starcourt will be given an opportunity at black type success, when he lines up for the Group 3 Vo Rogue Plate (1300m) at Eagle Farm on New Year’s Eve. Starcourt has made only four competitive appearances since debuting for Gary Moore at Hawkesbury in February this year,…

Takedown Returns to Win The Shorts

Takedown Returns to Win The Shorts

Four-year-old Takedown has returned to racing with a career-best performance for success in the Group 2 The Shorts (1100m) at Royal Randwick this afternoon. Takedown was lining up amongst particularly slick company at Randwick today, but did his chances of a boilover no harm when he jumped well and took a good position in transit…

Twenty Included in 2016 Glasshouse Handicap Nominations

Twenty Included in 2016 Glasshouse Handicap Nominations

Twenty nominations have been taken for the 2016 Listed Glasshouse Handicap (1400m); to be run at Sunshine Coast Racecourse this Saturday. A Group 1 winner at the distance, Stratum Star has been included in 2016 Glasshouse Handicap nominations by leading trainer Darren Weir. Stratum Star kicked up a gear upon returning to racing during the…

2016 Gai Waterhouse Classic Odds Update

2016 Gai Waterhouse Classic Odds Update

Fourteen fillies and mares have been confirmed in a competitive field for Saturday’s Listed Gai Waterhouse Classic (1350m) at Ipswich Racecourse; offering punters exceptional value from a betting perspective and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Serenade has returned to racing in competitive form this time and remains an outright $3.80 favourite in…

Stratum Star On Trial for Stradbroke Handicap

Stratum Star On Trial for Stradbroke Handicap

Trainer Darren Weir has revealed Stratum Star will be on trial for a 2016 Stradbroke Handicap berth when he lines up for the Group 2 QTC Cup (1300m) at Eagle Farm Racecourse on Saturday. Stratum Star has posted a number of typically smart results through five starts since returning this time in the Group 1…

Fourteen Confirmed in 2016 QTC Cup Field

Fourteen Confirmed in 2016 QTC Cup Field

Fourteen sprinters have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s 2016 Group 2 QTC Cup (1300m) at Doomben Racecourse, including a number of in-form contestants. Group 1 winner Stratum Star is yet to find peak condition since arriving in Brisbane, but is arguably offered his best chance of a return to winning form in…

2016 Queensland Oaks Field and Barrier Draw

2016 Queensland Oaks Field and Barrier Draw

A talented and capacity field of eighteen plus four emergencies has been confirmed for Saturday’s 2016 Group 1 Queensland Oaks (2400m) at Eagle Farm Racecourse; highlighted by the inclusion of some of the Brisbane Winter Carnival’s standout three-year-old fillies. Kebede stormed home to win Group 2 The Roses (2000m) a fortnight ago and is drawn…