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2017 Kingsford-Smith Cup Winner Clearly Innocent into Stradbroke

2017 Kingsford-Smith Cup Winner Clearly Innocent into Stradbroke

It is onto the Stradbroke Handicap in a fortnight for the now Kris Lees-trained improver Clearly Innocent who was a big drifter in Kingsford-Smith Cup 2017 betting before his impressive win in the Eagle Farm Group 1 on Saturday.

Clearly Innocent (pictured at Randwick) is onto the 2017 Stradbroke Handicap after an impressive late win in the Kingsford-Smith Cup ...

2017 Brisbane Cup Prep Continues for Neverland

2017 Brisbane Cup Prep Continues for Neverland

Darren Weir’s Perth expat Neverland will continue onto the Brisbane Cup 2017 in a fortnight following a lead-up run at Eagle Farm on Kingsford-Smith Cup Day.

Jockey Damian Lane rides 2017 Brisbane Cup-bound mare Neverland in the Premier’s Cup at Eagle Farm on Saturday. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The five-year-old daughter of Big Brown is one of 14 ...

Kingsford-Smith Cup Day 2017 Results: Clearly Innocent Wins the Group 1

Kingsford-Smith Cup Day 2017 Results: Clearly Innocent Wins the Group 1

Brisbane’s Group 1 winter racing action moves to Eagle Farm Racecourse today, Saturday May 27, and the complete 2017 Kingsford-Smith Cup Day results across the afternoon will be available right here.

Clearly Innocent (pictured at Scone) handled a big class rise to fly home and win the 2017 Kingsford-Smith Cup at Eagle Farm on way to the Stradbroke Handicap. ...

Wide Barrier Could Help Music Magnate in Kingsford-Smith Cup

Wide Barrier Could Help Music Magnate in Kingsford-Smith Cup

Veteran Queensland hoop Jeff Lloyd believes the wide barrier draw for his mount Music Magnate in the 2017 Kingsford-Smith Cup could prove an advantage on Saturday.

Music Magnate has Jeff Lloyd aboard for Saturday’s 2017 Kingsford-Smith Cup at Eagle Farm Racecourse. Photo: Steve Hart.

Lloyd rides the Bjorn Baker-trained Sydney raider for the third time on the trot this ...

Order Again Revs Up for Queensland Derby 2017 in Grand Prix

Order Again Revs Up for Queensland Derby 2017 in Grand Prix

Brisbane’s Brian Smith is confident his local young stayer Order Again can run a gun Queensland Derby lead-up when he takes on a field of interstate and Kiwi-trained raiders in the 2017 Grand Prix Stakes at home this weekend.

Larry Cassidy rides Queensland Derby hope Order Again in Saturday’s Grand Prix Stakes 2017 at Eagle Farm. Photo: Daniel Costello.

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Heavy Track No Issue for Derryn in 2017 Kingsford-Smith Cup

Heavy Track No Issue for Derryn in 2017 Kingsford-Smith Cup

Lindsay Park co-trainer David Hayes said the stable’s Kingsford-Smith Cup 2017 runner in Brisbane on Saturday Derryn was a horse that “handles all conditions” and that the predicted Heavy Eagle Farm track was a non-issue.

Derryn can handle a Heavy-rated Eagle Farm track if conditions in Brisbane don’t improve for Saturday’s 2017 Kingsford-Smith Cup. Photo: Steve Hart.

Early money has ...

Waller Happy With Queensland Oaks Bound Dawn Wall

Waller Happy With Queensland Oaks Bound Dawn Wall

Trainer Chris Waller is happy with the progress his Queensland Oaks 2017 bound filly Dawn Wall has made ahead of Saturday week’s Group 1 following her Gold Coast win earlier this month.

Chris Waller’s Schwppes Oaks winner Egg Tart leads all-in Queensland Oaks 2017 betting ahead of the June 3 feature at Eagle Farm. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

The three-year-old ...

Zielke Has Dreams Aplenty for 2017 Queensland Guineas

Zielke Has Dreams Aplenty for 2017 Queensland Guineas

Next month’s Queensland Guineas 2017 is the confirmed next-up target for the Toowoomba-trained Dreams Aplenty according to John Zielke so long as all goes right for the galloper this weekend.

Dreams Aplenty will run in Saturday’s Fred Best Classic on way to a shot at the Queensland Guineas – Sunshine Coast Guineas double this winter. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

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Ruby Red Heart to Pump in JJ Atkins 2017

Ruby Red Heart to Pump in JJ Atkins 2017

The mile of next month’s 2017 JJ Atkins at Eagle Farm will be ideal for smart filly Ruby Red Heart according to trainer John Zielke who runs her in the traditional lead-up this weekend.

Toowoomba-based trainer John Zielke is confident his filly Ruby Red Heart will be suited to the mile of next month’s JJ Atkins 2017. Photo: Daniel Costello....

Waller Eyes 2017 The Metropolitan for Tom Melbourne

Waller Eyes 2017 The Metropolitan for Tom Melbourne

The OTI Racing-owned import Tom Melbourne has moved to the Sydney stables of Chris Waller and could be set for a The Metropolitan 2017 campaign in the spring.

Top Sydney horseman Chris Waller has taken over the training of OTI Racing import Tom Melbourne. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

Formerly prepared by Lee & Anthony Freedman, there’s little doubt that the ...