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2013 Recognition Stakes Field & Barriers – Fillydelphia Draws Rails

2013 Recognition Stakes Field & Barriers – Fillydelphia Draws Rails

After celebrating the third straight Group 1 win by stable favourite Buffering in Perth’s Winterbottom Stakes last weekend, leading Brisbane trainer Rob Heathcote will now saddle up a top chance in Saturday’s Recognition Stakes 2013 with the rails-drawn Fillydelphia. The six-year-old Bianconi mare, to be ridden by Michael Cahill, has barrier one for her shot…

Anagold Vies for Ipswich – Caloundra Cup 2013 Double

Anagold Vies for Ipswich – Caloundra Cup 2013 Double

Despite their narrow Ipswich Cup victory last start, Bryan Guy’s Gold Coast-based mare Anagold is at juicy odds to complete a Queensland Winter Racing Carnival double with a victory in Saturday’s 2013 Caloundra Cup on the Sunshine Coast. Twelve months ago Michael Moroney’s interstate raider Shenzhou Steeds completed the double backing up from their Ipswich…

Capacity Caloundra Cup 2013 Field Announced

Capacity Caloundra Cup 2013 Field Announced

A bumper field of stayers have been accepted to face off in Queensland’s marquee race this weekend with 18 confirmed starters plus two emergencies engaged for the 2013 Caloundra Cup. Set to light up the Sunshine Coast track as Race 8 at 3:40pm (AEST) on Saturday, this year’s $200,000 Listed Yalumba Caloundra Cup (2400m) is…

Smith Sees Magic 2013 Caloundra Cup Result

Smith Sees Magic 2013 Caloundra Cup Result

Brian Smith is preparing for a big Caloundra Cup Day at the Sunshine Coast this Saturday, the Eagle Farm-based horseman especially happy with his chances in the day’s headline event with Za Magic to line-up in the Caloundra Cup 2013. This year’s edition of the $200,000 Listed Yalumba Caloundra Cup (2400m) drew 25 nominations on…

Third Time Lucky for Meet George in Glasshouse Handicap 2013

Third Time Lucky for Meet George in Glasshouse Handicap 2013

Brian Smith’s evergreen veteran Meet George will run in their third straight $175,000 Listed Glasshouse Handicap (1400m) showdown this weekend at Caloundra, the old warhorse still displaying the same will to win as when they started out all those years ago. A rising eight-year-old son of Rock Of Cashel, Meet George will be lining up…

Muirfield Can Bounce Back in 2013 Caloundra Cup – Wilkinson

Muirfield Can Bounce Back in 2013 Caloundra Cup – Wilkinson

Despite a disappointing finish in the Ipswich Cup last start Muirfield has the ability to return to form and break a 15-month losing streak in this Saturday’s Caloundra Cup 2013 according to jockey Eddie Wilkinson. Wilkinson partnered the Michael Moroney-trained Don Edurado gelding for the first time in the Listed Ipswich Cup (2150m) west of…

Caloundra Cup 2013 Nominations Released

Caloundra Cup 2013 Nominations Released

While the Group 1 action is over for the season the Queensland Winter Racing Carnival continues up at the Sunshine Coast this Saturday with 2013 Caloundra Cup Day, the namesake race for which has drawn a bumper 25 nominations. One of three stakes on the Sunshine Coast program for Saturday, this year’s $200,000 Listed Yalumba…

2013 Ipswich Cup Results – Anagold an Upset Winner

2013 Ipswich Cup Results – Anagold an Upset Winner

In a result that almost nobody saw coming, Gold Coast mare Anagold overcame a long-shot price and uninspiring lead-up form to produce a surprise win in the $200,000 2013 Ipswich Cup (2150m) today. Paying $53.10 at race jump, the four-year-old was the beneficiary of a rails-hugging ride from Tony Pattillo who was happy to be…

2013 Ipswich Cup Tips & Exotic Selections

2013 Ipswich Cup Tips & Exotic Selections

The always popular Ipswich Cup 2013 is set to light up Ipswich Racecourse this weekend and to help you pick the winner out of the exciting field of stayers below are the exclusive Races.com.au betting tips on the winter showdown. This year’s field for the $200,000 Listed Channel 7 Ipswich Cup (2150m) has had three…

Ipswich Cup 2013 Form Guide & Betting Preview

Ipswich Cup 2013 Form Guide & Betting Preview

Following last weekend’s big Stradbroke Handicap Day race meet this Saturday the Queensland Winter Racing Action continues west of Brisbane with the Ipswich Cup 2013 spearheading proceedings, the Races.com.au team’s insider form guide analysis and betting preview for which can be found right here. Due to jump as Ipswich Race 7 at 3:05pm (AEST) this…