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Ramornie Handicap 2015 Target for Nuclear Class

Ramornie Handicap 2015 Target for Nuclear Class

Tas Morton’s Port Macquarie-based mare Nuclear Class will begin her charge towards next month’s 2015 Ramornie Handicap when she resumes racing at Rosehill this weekend. The four-year-old daughter of Snitzel was last seen winning the Wild Oats Wines Newmarket Handicap (1100m) at Armindale back in March, Saturday seeing her run for the first time since…

Rocky King on Track for 2015 Ramornie Handicap

Rocky King on Track for 2015 Ramornie Handicap

A Ramornie Handicap 2015 run at Grafton next month is firmly on the agenda for Rocky King who won well at the Sunshine Coast in Queensland over the weekend. The Tom Bourke-trained Easy Rocking gelding was one of two winning rides for top Brisbane-based hoop Damian Browne at Caloundra on Sunday, Rocky King scoring an…

2015 Lightning Handicap Winner Whittington Off to Stud

2015 Lightning Handicap Winner Whittington Off to Stud

Trainer John Thompson persevered with four-year-old stallion Whittington who scored a final black-type win in the Lightning Handicap 2015 at Doomben Racecourse before heading off to stud. Recently sold as a stallion prospect, the Tale Of The Cat entire trounced them late in a smart last-to-first victory in the $100,000 Listed Ascend Sales Trophies Lightning…

Mr Favulous Accepts in 2015 Lightning Handicap Field

Mr Favulous Accepts in 2015 Lightning Handicap Field

Donald Baker’s last start Toowoomba winner Mr Favulous is one of the headline final acceptors for the Lightning Handicap 2015 at Doomben Racecourse on Saturday as part of the Queensland Oaks Day line-up. Set to jump at 12:42pm (AEST) as Doomben Race 2, this year’s $100,000 Listed Ascend Sales Trophies Lightning Handicap (1050m) features a…

Rocky King After 2014 George Moore Stakes Crown

Rocky King After 2014 George Moore Stakes Crown

On Saturday Sunshine Coast horseman Tom Bourke will travel down to Brisbane for a shot at Group race glory with his in-form gelding Rocky King in the George Moore Stakes 2014 at Doomben. The Easy Rocking five-year-old is one of 13 gallopers nominated for this weekend’s edition of the $200,000 Group 3 Channel Seven George…

Rocky King Racing for Melbourne Spring Carnival Assignment

Rocky King Racing for Melbourne Spring Carnival Assignment

Sunshine Coast trainer Tom Bourke will consider sending his promising sprinter Rocky King to Melbourne later this spring racing carnival if they can produce a win at Eagle Farm on Saturday. The Easy Rocking four-year-old is one of 12 hopes for the $50,000 Netball Disney Classic Open Handicap (1300m) that they contest on the back…