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2017 Eye Liner Stakes Tips & Odds Update

2017 Eye Liner Stakes Tips & Odds Update

The Eye Liner Stakes 2017 is one of three Queensland black-type races taking place on Ipswich Cup Day at Bundamba this weekend, betting tips and the latest odds on the sprint showdown detailed below. Set to run as the penultimate race on the nine-event card, this year’s $175,000 Listed Eye Liner Stakes (1350m) is shaping…

Currie Cantbuybetter Eye Liner Stakes 2017 Hope

Currie Cantbuybetter Eye Liner Stakes 2017 Hope

Up-and-coming Toowoomba horseman Ben Currie is hopeful if not confident of adding a fifth stakes win to his winter carnival record this weekend saddling-up the in-form Cantbuybetter in the 2017 Eye Liner Stakes field at Ipswich Racecourse. Twenty-six-year-old Currie has around 60 horses in work and has enjoyed a stellar Queensland Winter Racing Carnival to…

2017 Eye Liner Stakes Odds: Acatour Narrow Favourite

2017 Eye Liner Stakes Odds: Acatour Narrow Favourite

The returning Peter & Paul Snowden-trained Acatour has opened narrow favourite to jump back in the winners’ stall leading the Eye Liner Stakes 2017 odds at Ipswich Racecourse this weekend. A full field of 16 is set to line-up on Ipswich Cup Day on Saturday for this year’s $175,000 Listed City Of Ipswich Eye Liner…

Capacity Eye Liner Stakes Field Confirmed

Capacity Eye Liner Stakes Field Confirmed

A capacity group of sprinters has been confirmed to line up on the 1350m course at Ipswich on Saturday, following the completion and release of the 2017 Listed Eye Liner Stakes field and barrier draw. The Virginian was unlucky to miss a run in the Stradbroke Handicap last weekend and should prove extremely tough to…

The Virginian heads up the nominations for the 2017 Eye Liner Stakes

The Virginian heads up the nominations for the 2017 Eye Liner Stakes

Gold Coast sprinter The Virginian heads up the thirty nominations for the 2017 Listed $175,000 City Of Ipswich Eye Liner Stakes (1350m) at Ipswich on Saturday. The Virginian failed to gain a start in last Saturday’s Group 1 $1.5m Stradbroke Handicap (1350m) at Doomben after being listed as the first emergency but his form before…

Moreton Cup 2017 Odds: Deploy vs The Virginian

Moreton Cup 2017 Odds: Deploy vs The Virginian

Two sprinters are currently battling for top spot in the 2017 Moreton Cup odds for Doomben on Saturday with the consistent Deploy narrow favourite over Toby Edmonds’ last start winner at the track The Virginian. Set to run as Doomben Race 6 at 3:20pm (AEST) on the Queensland Oaks Day program moved from Eagle Farm,…

Dothraki Heads 2017 Moreton Cup Field & Weights

Dothraki Heads 2017 Moreton Cup Field & Weights

Peter & Paul Snowden’s class galloper Dothraki heads the Moreton Cup 2017 field and weights at Doomben Racecourse this weekend on Queensland Oaks Day. Moved from the rain-affected Eagle Farm track to Doomben, this season’s $175,000 Group 2 Ascot Green Moreton Cup (1200m) runs over a shorter distance and was formerly known as the QTC…

Byrne wraps up winning double on Bidii Babe in Bright Shadow

Byrne wraps up winning double on Bidii Babe in Bright Shadow

In-form jockey Jim Byrne wrapped up an early winning double at Doomben today with Bidii Babe winning the Listed $100,000 QA Hotel Bright Shadow (1200m). Byrne won earlier in the day on The Virginian in the Listed $100,000 IPG Marketing Solutions Chief De Beers (1050m) and is still celebrating his win on Redzel in last…

The Virginian is Stradbroke Handicap bound after Chief De Beers win

The Virginian is Stradbroke Handicap bound after Chief De Beers win

The Virginian looks set to line up in his second Stradbroke Handicap after scoring a brilliant come from behind win in the Listed $100,000 IPG Marketing Solutions Chief De Beers (1050m) at Doomben today. Last week’s Doomben 10,000 winning jockey Jim Byrne settled The Virginian ($8.50) well back in the field from barrier seven and…

2017 Chief De Beers Field & Odds: Top Two Hard to Split

2017 Chief De Beers Field & Odds: Top Two Hard to Split

One of the early black-type features on the Doomben Cup Day card in Brisbane on Saturday is the short-distance specialists in the Chief De Beers 2017 field, betting a tight battle between two smart sprinters. Set to run as Doomben Race 3 at 1:21pm (AEST), the $100,000 Listed Chief De Beers (1050m) handicap clash will…