Category: Racing

Hawkspur dominant in Qld Derby

Hawkspur dominant in Qld Derby

| June 8, 2013

Hawkspur completed a clean sweep of the Brisbane winter carnival triple crown for three-year-old stayers after adding the $500,000 Group One Queensland Derby at Eagle Farm on Saturday. Beautifully ridden by Jim Cassidy, Hawkspur claimed the third and most significant triple crown leg, after earlier emphatic wins in the Rough Habit and Grand Prix. Saving […]

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Gondokoro belts Qld Oaks field

Gondokoro belts Qld Oaks field

| June 2, 2013

Victorian-trained Gondokoro brilliantly won the Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm vindicating Pat Carey as a master trainer of stayers. Carey has a great relationship with stable jockey Rhys McLeod and his ride aboard Gondokoro was more than worthy of a Group One victory. McLeod tracked $2.90 favourite Dear Demi early, before continuing to save ground on the […]

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Sizzling stands up in Qld Guineas

Sizzling stands up in Qld Guineas

| June 2, 2013

An inspired ride from Chris Munce landed a massive betting plunge on Sizzling in the Group Two Queensland Guineas at Eagle Farm. Munce admitted he had been relieved on two fronts when Sizzling ($3.80) scored by a long neck to Dances of Stars ($41) with a long head to Lucky Hussler ($26). He had been […]

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Epaulette brilliant in 10,000

Epaulette brilliant in 10,000

| May 25, 2013

A blinding early pace by Buffering and Your Song set up the Doomben 10000 for a backmarker to finish on and it was Peter Snowden’s talented colt Epaulette who burst through the field to score. The winning margin was a broadening two lengths to last year’s winner Sea Siren, who boxed on well to pip […]

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Sad loss of Rangirangdoo

Sad loss of Rangirangdoo

| May 25, 2013

The dual Group One winner Rangirangdoo was euthanased after breaking both sesamoids in the Doomben 10,000. Waller’s Sydney staff waited anxiously at Randwick after the race to hear what had happened and even victory by Coup Ay Tee in the final race to go with She’s Clean’s earlier win, couldn’t lift their spirits. “It is […]

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Black And Bent sets new mark

Black And Bent sets new mark

| May 22, 2013

Champion hurdler Black And Bent claimed an Australian-record 10th successive victory with a dominant performance in the $100,000 Jack Dow Memorial Hurdle (3,300m) – his first over jumps in more than a year. The Robert Smerdon-trained star had shared the record with Lots Of Time for more than 12 months after injuring a tendon for a […]

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