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Belltone Wins 2013 BRC Sprint – Doomben Race 8 Results

Belltone Wins 2013 BRC Sprint – Doomben Race 8 Results

Kelso Wood-trained sprinter Belltone returned to form at Doomben today with a strong win in the Group 3 2013 BRC Sprint (1350m).

Belltone will head to the Stradbroke after today's BRC Sprint win. Photo: Daniel Costello.

After stable star Sizzling disappointed earlier in the day, it was a brilliant finish to the day for the successful pairing of Kelso ...

2013 Doomben Cup Won by Beaten Up – Chris Waller Quinella

2013 Doomben Cup Won by Beaten Up – Chris Waller Quinella

Chris Waller’s classy imports Beaten Up and Foreteller made it a one-two finish for the leading Sydney trainer in the Group 1 2013 Doomben Cup (2000m) today.

Beaten Up winning the Doomben Cup. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Beaten Up was running fourth-up on the back of some solid results and in a testament to Waller’s training ability, he peaked when it ...

Arctic Flight Wins 2013 Dark Jewel Classic – Anthony Cummings Firing

Arctic Flight Wins 2013 Dark Jewel Classic – Anthony Cummings Firing

Four-year-old mare Arctic Flight continued a huge day for Anthony Cummings when winning the Listed 2013 Dark Jewel Classic (1400m) at Scone today.

Arctic Flight (red) held on for a tight Dark Jewel Classic win. Photo: Steve Hart.

Cummings had trained two of the previous five winners and a tough run from Arctic Flight made it three from six.

Peter ...

2013 Fred Best Classic Won by Platinum Kingdom in Upset – Doomben Results

2013 Fred Best Classic Won by Platinum Kingdom in Upset – Doomben Results

New Zealand gelding Platinum Kingdom has stolen another Australian black-type race, producing an upset result to win the Group 3 2013 Fred Best Classic (1350m) at Doomben.

Platinum Kingdom claimed the Fred Best Classic. Photo: Daniel Costello.

In a strong field, the Lisa Latta-trained sprinter jumped as a $13 chance but he proved far too strong in the finish.

With ...

Dear Demi Wins Thrilling The Roses 2013 on way to Queensland Oaks

Dear Demi Wins Thrilling The Roses 2013 on way to Queensland Oaks

Group 1 winner Dear Demi survived a late scare from Gondokoro to claim the Group 3 The Roses 2013 (2000m) at Doomben today.

Dear Demi was a narrow winner in the Roses. Photo: Daniel Costello.

With Luke Nolen calling the shots, Dear Demi wasn’t exactly comfortable in the run after jumping from a wide barrier but her class shone through....

Solzhenitsyn Wins 2013 Lord Mayor’s Cup – Stradbroke Next

Solzhenitsyn Wins 2013 Lord Mayor’s Cup – Stradbroke Next

A class edge combined with a well executed Michael Rodd ride saw Solzhenitsyn add another feature win to his resume in the Group 3 2013 Lord Mayor’s Cup (1600m).

Solzhenitsyn was too strong in the Lord Mayor's Cup. Photo: Daniel Costello.

After jumping from a wide barrier, Rodd showed initiative to drive forward on the short-priced favourite.

At $2.40, Solzhenitsyn ...

2013 BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Up Next for Missy Longstocking

2013 BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Up Next for Missy Longstocking

Exciting Brisbane filly Missy Longstocking is likely to back up in Saturday’s Group 2 2013 BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes (1350m) after a fighting win in the 2013 Lancaster Stakes (1200m) at Doomben today.

Missy Longstocking won the Lancaster Stakes at Doomben. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The Liam Birchley-trained youngster was sent out a $1.70 favourite and despite giving punters a fright ...

2013 Doomben Cup Day – Can the Non Winners Become Winners?

2013 Doomben Cup Day – Can the Non Winners Become Winners?

The sun is beating down, the track is a Dead 5 and a bumper day of racing is set to take place for Doomben Cup day in Brisbane.

Secret Admirer winning the Epsom Handicap in October 2011. Photo: Steve Hart.

In fact, conditions are just about perfect.

But will the ideal racing conditions allow two Group 1 winners who have ...

2013 Doomben Cup Day Scratchings

2013 Doomben Cup Day Scratchings

All the action from the 2013 Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival continues today with a bumper Doomben Cup Day program.

Lights Of Heaven is the Doomben Cup favourite. Photo: Daniel Costello.

The card is of course headed by the Group 1 Doomben Cup (2000m) but there are plenty of other exciting races on offer.

The Group 3 2013 BRC Sprint is ...

Spring Plans for Scott’s Speedy 2013 Scone Cup Winner

Spring Plans for Scott’s Speedy 2013 Scone Cup Winner

Colin Scott’s smart Victorian stayer Speediness will be aimed at the Sydney and Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival riches later in the year after a well-earned break following their gutsy win in the Scone Cup 2013 this afternoon.

2013 Scone Cup winner Speediness will be spelled ahead of a Spring Carnival return. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The five-year-old Testa ...