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Domesky the 2011 Ballarat Cup winner

Domesky the 2011 Ballarat Cup winner

Domesky defied a Luxbet betting drift ($5.50 out to $6.50) to pick the Listed 2011 Ballarat Cup on a dead track today.

The win gave trainer Mick Kent and jockey Brad Rawiller back to back Ballarat Cup winners with My Bentley having won the 2010 edition.

Domesky was suited by the quick pace up front set by Luxbet bolter Niptious...

2011 Ballarat Cup betting preview and tips

2011 Ballarat Cup betting preview and tips

The 2011 Ballarat Cup betting is wide open with the Peter Moody trained Rothera ($4.40) favourite with Luxbet.

The weight of having the leading trainer and jockey Luke Nolen on top of his recent win in the Eclipse Stakes at Sandown Hillside is on everyone’s mind.

And yesterday’s rain at Ballarat will do Rothera no harm.

The track now rated ...

Kent Looks to Go Back-to-Back in Ballarat Cup 2011

Kent Looks to Go Back-to-Back in Ballarat Cup 2011

Following the success of My Bentley in the final Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival cup 12 months ago, Cranbourne horseman Mick Kent will return to Ballarat this Sunday seeking his second straight win saddling up two gallopers in the 2011 Ballarat Cup.

Domesky looks to be Michael Kent's best chance of going back-to-back in the 2011 Ballarat Cup

Due to ...

2011 Ballarat Cup Field & Barrier Draw

2011 Ballarat Cup Field & Barrier Draw

This Sunday Ballarat Racecourse will come to life hosting one of the final black-type staying showdowns of the year, the Ballarat Cup 2011, acceptances for which were taken by Racing Victoria on Thursday.

A near-capacity field of 17 stayers make up the final field for the $150,000 Ballarat Cup (2200m) this year, the handicap feature to run as Ballarat ...

Ballarat Cup 2011 Nominations & Weights

Ballarat Cup 2011 Nominations & Weights

While the action of the Perth Summer Racing Carnival heats up Ascot Racecourse over in WA this Saturday, the end-of-season racing continues in Victoria with the 2011 Ballarat Cup.

Domesky is one of two 2011 Ballarat Cup entries for trainer Michael Kent

Headlining an exciting 10-race Saturday program, the $150,000 Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m) has attracted 22 horses at ...

Tinseltown Sparkles in Queensland Cup

Tinseltown Sparkles in Queensland Cup

It was a case of sixth time lucky for Kiwi trainer Mike Moroney on Saturday as Tinseltown took out the 3200m Queensland Cup at Eagle Farm.

Moroney was sure that his gelding could run a strong two miles, however after five unsuccessful attempts at the distance (since March 2009), he could have been forgiven for scrapping any further plans he ...

Bundeebear Chance to Snare Queensland Cup

Bundeebear Chance to Snare Queensland Cup

Group 1 winning Brisbane hoop Tony Pattillo believes his mount in Saturday’s Queensland Cup, Tamworth galloper Bundeebear, is a genuine chance to snare an upset despite their long odds.

The Aiden and Kane St Vincent-trained Lawyer five-year-old Bundeebear is one of 17 stayers currently accepted for the $150,000 Listed Queensland Cup (3200m) at Eagle Farm and sits ...

Smith Seeks Cup Redemption with Raeburn

Smith Seeks Cup Redemption with Raeburn

Noted Eagle Farm trainer Brian Smith is remaining optimistic ahead of Saturday’s Queensland Cup clash where his six-year-old galloper Raeburn will look to break a seven-race winning drought.

Danehill Dancer gelding Raeburn was last seen in the winner’s stall back on Boxing Day last year when they won the Sky Racing Handicap (2200m), which gave the stayer three Doomben wins ...

Back to Plan A-hrens for Spechenka

Back to Plan A-hrens for Spechenka

Beaudesert horseman Ben Ahrens has gone back to his original end-of-season plans with talented galloper Spechenka, the last-start Caloundra Cup champion bypassing this Saturday’s Queensland Cup at Eagle Farm in favour of a run in the Northern River’s showpiece – the Grafton Cup.

Caloundra Cup winner Spechenka will bypass the Queensland Cup in favour of next Thursday's Grafton ...

Tinseltown Chases Queensland Cup Crown

Tinseltown Chases Queensland Cup Crown

Victorian-based trainer Michael Moroney is planning another raid on a Sunshine State Cup showdown with his veteran galloper Tinseltown set to run in their fourth feature during the Queensland Winter Racing Carnival, this Saturday’s Queensland Cup.

Allocated the 58kg top-weight of the 17-horse final field for the $150,000 Listed Queensland Cup (3200m) at Eagle Farm, Pentire seven-year-old ...