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Defending Champion Included in 2013 Mackay Cup Nominations

Defending Champion Included in 2013 Mackay Cup Nominations

Veteran gelding Prussian Secret is set to be given the chance to defend his title in the $50,000 2013 Mackay Cup (1800m) on Saturday. The eight-year-old was a convincing winner last year and is one of 21 horses entered to contest the North Queensland town’s biggest race. Prussian Secret will head to Mackay in solid form…

Brisbane Regulars Chase 2013 Rockhampton Cup Success – Field Named

Brisbane Regulars Chase 2013 Rockhampton Cup Success – Field Named

A number of regular Brisbane performers will be floated north this week in an effort to chase the $100,000 in prizemoney available in the 2013 Rockhampton Cup (1600m). A capacity 16-horse field plus one emergency have been included to contest the beef capital’s biggest race, with black-type winner Bid Spotter sharing the topweight of 59kg…

City Gallopers Head North – 2013 Rockhampton Cup nominations

City Gallopers Head North – 2013 Rockhampton Cup nominations

With prizemoney the equivalent of many Listed races, plenty of southern Queensland trainers will head north on Saturday for the $100,000 2013 Rockhampton Cup (1600m). Twenty seven horses have been entered to fill the 16 available spots in the beef capital’s biggest race including regular black-type competitor Poste Restante. The Desleigh Forster-trained mare hasn’t been…

Wet 2013 Sunshine Coast Cup Worry for Gundy Son

Wet 2013 Sunshine Coast Cup Worry for Gundy Son

A potential wet track could see top 2013 Sunshine Coast Cup (1400m) fancy Gundy Son scratched from Saturday’s Queensland feature. The Magic Millions Cup runner-up is considered to be a strong chance in the Listed $100,000 event but trainer Robert Heathcote confesses he may not get to the start line. The track was rated as…

Fillydelphia Heads 2013 Sunshine Coast Cup Field

Fillydelphia Heads 2013 Sunshine Coast Cup Field

Robert Heathcote-trained mare Fillydelphia heads a nine-horse field for the Listed $100,000 2013 Sunshine Coast Cup (1400m) which will take place on Saturday. The five-year-old will carry the topweight of 59kg from barrier seven as she attempts to convert some recent good performances into victory this weekend. Fillydelphia finished within a length of winner and…

Writer Tops 2012 Townsville Cup Nominations

Writer Tops 2012 Townsville Cup Nominations

Rockhampton gelding Writer heads a 24-horse list of nominations for Saturday’s $100,000 2012 Townsville Cup (2100m). Trained by David Stafford, the rising seven-year-old scored the biggest victory of his career last month when taking out the $100,000 Rockhampton Cup in his home town. A son of Hemingway, the successful country gelding backed up his victory…

Rockhampton Cup 2012 – Close Betting Market

Rockhampton Cup 2012 – Close Betting Market

Quality racing heads north tomorrow as a full 18-horse field lines up to compete for $100,000 in prize money in the 2012 Rockhampton Cup (1600m). Betting is currently tight and holding slight favouritism at the top of the market is Gold Coast gelding Emvoss ($4.00). After struggling earlier this preparation, the Toby Edmonds-trained four-year-old signalled…

Full Field for 2012 Rockhampton Cup

Full Field for 2012 Rockhampton Cup

A full field of 16 horses plus five emergencies has been named for Saturday’s $100,000 2012 Rockhampton Cup (1600m) that contains a number of local hopes as well as some southern invaders. Carrying the top weight of 58kg is Cody Morgan-trained gelding Prussian Secret who has plenty of metropolitan experience and earlier this year ran…

Wonderful Lass 2011 Recognition Stakes winner

Wonderful Lass 2011 Recognition Stakes winner

The John Thompson-trained Wonderful Lass $12 went some way to shake off  a ‘gunna’ tag by winning the Saturday’s Listed 2011 Recognition Stakes (1600m) at Eagle Farm. The four-year-old mare scored just her fourth win in 23 starts with five runner-up cheques in her name. She had been beaten in all those five second-placings by…