Winter Racing News

Kenedna to Dominate Doomben’s Queensland Oaks 2017

Kenedna to Dominate Doomben’s Queensland Oaks 2017

Victoria’s Darren Weir believes the move from Eagle Farm to Doomben Racecourse will only increase the chances of his The Roses winning filly Kenedna dominating the 2017 Queensland Oaks results this weekend in Brisbane.

Kenedna should be effective over the 2200m at Doomben in Saturday’s Queensland Oaks 2017 according to trainer Darren Weir. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

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2017 PJ O’Shea Stakes Swansong for Preferment?

2017 PJ O’Shea Stakes Swansong for Preferment?

Sydney’s leading trainer Chris Waller will speak to connections ahead of the weekend to decide whether or not four-time Group 1 winner Preferment will have one final career run in the PJ O’Shea Stakes 2017 in Brisbane.

Four-time Group 1 winner Preferment could step out at Doomben for a final career start in Saturday’s 2017 PJ O’Shea Stakes. Photo: Ultimate ...

Egg Tart Peaking for 2017 Queensland Oaks at Doomben

Egg Tart Peaking for 2017 Queensland Oaks at Doomben

There may have been a change of location and distance but the Chris Waller-trained Egg Tart is still considered the filly to beat when she hits peak form in the Queensland Oaks 2017 at Doomben on Saturday.

Jockey Kerrin McEvoy retains the ride on 2017 Queensland Oaks favourite Egg Tart at Doomben on Saturday. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia....

Webb Still Confident of Queensland Oaks 2017 Win With Ana Royale

Webb Still Confident of Queensland Oaks 2017 Win With Ana Royale

Caulfield horseman Stuart Webb’s confidence hasn’t been dinted by the move of venues and decrease in distance for the 2017 Queensland Oaks with conditions to still suit his smart filly Ana Royale.

Egg Tart is considered the filly to beat in the 2017 Queensland Oaks on Saturday even with the move to Doomben over the 2200m. Photo: Jenny ...

Black Heart Bart given top weight in 2017 Stradbroke Handicap

Black Heart Bart given top weight in 2017 Stradbroke Handicap

Multiple Group 1 winner Black Heart Bart was given the top weight of 58.5kg when weights were released today for the 2017 Group 1 $1.5m Stradbroke Handicap (1400m).

Black Heart Bart, above, has been given the top weight of 58.5kg for the Stradbroke Handicap. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The 1400m Stradbroke Handicap is scheduled to run at Eagle Farm ...

Doomben to host 2017 Queensland Oaks

Doomben to host 2017 Queensland Oaks

The 2017 Group 1 Queensland Oaks will be run at Doomben on Saturday following Racing Queensland’s decision to transfer the classic for the three year old fillies away from Eagle Farm.

The Darren Weir trained Kenedna, above, is one of the top fancies for the Queensland Oaks at Doomben. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

The distance for the Queensland Oaks has ...

Queensland Guineas Next for 2017 Fred Best Classic Winner Niccanova

Queensland Guineas Next for 2017 Fred Best Classic Winner Niccanova

One of the progressive youngsters from the small team of Steve Tregea-trained horses out of Toowoomba stole the show in the last on Kingsford-Smith Cup Day with Niccanova onto the 2017 Queensland Guineas after winning the Fred Best Classic.

Jockey James Orman (pictured at Doomben) rode 2017 Queensland Guineas hopeful Niccanova to victory in the Fred Best Classic ...

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 ...

Glenlogan Park Stakes 2017 Results: Eckstein Beats the Mares

Glenlogan Park Stakes 2017 Results: Eckstein Beats the Mares

Kurt Goldman’s up-and-coming filly Eckstein beat home the older mares in a nice effort second-up at Eagle Farm Racecourse winning the 2017 Glenlogan Park Stakes on way to bigger and better winter targets.

Glenlogan Park Stakes winning filly Eckstein (pictured at Randwick) now heads to the Dane Ripper Stakes into the Tattersall’s Tiara 2017. Photo: Steve Hart.

The often ...

Grand Prix Winner Order Again On To Queensland Derby 2017

Grand Prix Winner Order Again On To Queensland Derby 2017

Brisbane horseman Brian Smith has a very genuine chance in the 2017 Queensland Derby this Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival after the narrow Grand Prix Stakes success of his progressive three-year-old Order Again.

Jockey Larry Cassidy rode 2017 Queensland Derby-bound local Order Again to a tight win in the Grand Prix Stakes at Eagle Farm. Photo: Daniel Costello.

An up-and-coming ...