Mare Protests for Grafton Cup 2019 Assignment

Gold Coast horseman Bryan Guy is likely to head across the border with his in-form mare Protest this Thursday for a shot at the Listed $160,000 Grafton Cup (2350m) over a Doomben run on Wednesday closer to home. Queensland Derby winning trainer…

Cox Plate Favourite Mystic Journey Brilliant in Trial Win

Ace Tasmanian filly Mystic Journey caught the eye on Tuesday during a brilliant trial win at home ahead of a spring return targeting the 2019 Cox Plate at The Valley this October. 2019 Cox Plate favourite Mystic Journey looks set for a big spring…

Veteran Poised to Strike in Ramornie Handicap 2019

Rising eight-year-old Top Striker looks a genuine chance to return to winning form at Grafton on Wednesday in the Listed $160,000 GDSC Ramornie Handicap (1200m). Top Striker is a roughie hope to win the Grafton Cup 2019 this Thursday. Photo:…

I’m Pretty Strong can lift her performance in Nathan’s Famous Handicap

The Chris Waller stable is expecting I’m Pretty Strong to lift her performance when the American import steps up to the 1600m in the Nathan’s Famous BenchMark 78 Handicap at Randwick on Saturday. Jockey Jason Collett, above, rides…

True Detective can uncover some Spring form in Australian Turf Club 2yo Handicap

Promising two year old True Detective can uncover some spring form if he can keep his unbeaten record intact and win the $125,000 Australian Turf Club 2yo Handicap (1300m) at Randwick on Saturday. Trainer Chris Waller, above, will saddle up…

Forbid Me Not a city winner

Forbid Me Not made it two on the trot with a tough win at Sandown yesterday.Aided by a lovely ride from Brad Rawiller, Forbid Me Not jumped well and settled just off the speed in the one one position.She found the front early in the straight…

Astoria can give Button first Rockhampton Cup win

New stable acquisition Astoria can give leading trainer Tom Button his first win in the $150,000 Woollam Constructions Rockhampton Cup (1600m) at Rockhampton on Saturday. Astoria finished third to Ace High, above, in the 2017 Victoria Derby…

Mystic Journey to kick off 2019 Cox Plate campaign in Bletchingly Stakes

Tasmania’s new super star Mystic Journey will kick off her 2019 Cox Plate campaign in the Group 3 $160,000 The Big Screen Company Bletchingly Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on July 27. Mystic Journey, above, will kick off her 2019 Cox Plate…

Wonder Boom has to overcome wide barrier in Rocky Newmarket

The Paul Butterworth trained Wonder Boom has to overcome another wide barrier if he is to maintain his good record at the track when he lines up in the $100,000 XXXX Gold Newmarket Handicap (1300m) at Rockhampton on Friday. Trainer Peter Butterworth…

A stronger Sunlight set to rise to the occasion in 2019 The Everest

A more mature Sunlight is set to the rise to the occasion when she takes her place in the 2019 $14m The Everest (1200m) at Randwick on October 19. Sunlight, above, is in the early stages of her preparation for The Everest at Randwick. Photo…

Sweetgeorgia Brown wins again

Sweetgeorgia Brown is in a purple patch of form winning two of her last three starts and hasn't missed a place at her previous starts this preparation. The track surface doesn't seem to bother her - whether it is a heavy 10 or the synthetic…

Classique Legend gets first divvies for owner’s The Everest 2019 slot

Lightly raced three year old Classique Legend will get first divvies for his owner Bon Ho’s slot for the 2019 $14m The Everest (1200m) at Randwick on October 19. Classique Legend, above, is being aimed at the 2019 The Everest at Randwick.…

2019 Epsom Handicap first major Spring Target for Nakeeta Jane

The Group 1 $1m Epsom Handicap (1600m) at Randwick on October 5 will be the first major 2019 Spring Carnival target for Group 1 winner Nakeeta Jane. Nakeeta Jane, above, will be set for the 2019 Epsom Handicap at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart. Trainer…

Azuro to stay the distance in 2019 Queensland Cup

Proven two miler Azuro will get his chance to win another marathon staying test and will head to the Listed $200,000 Triple M Queensland Cup (3200m) at Eagle Farm on July 20. Azuro, above, winning the the Stayer;s Cup over 3200m at Rosehill.…

Santa Ana Lane early favourite in The Everest 2019 betting

Multiple Group 1 winner Santa Ana Lane can stamp himself as the best sprinter in Australia with a win for slot owners TAB in the 2019 $14m The Everest (1200m) at Randwick on October 19. Santa Ana Lane, above, is the early favourite for the 2019…

Early Spring form to determine Kenedna’s Cox Plate ambitions

The Early Spring form of Doomben Cup winner Kenedna will determine whether she is aimed towards a 2019 Cox Plate campaign. Kenedna, above in blue and white colours, could be set for a 2019 Cox Plate campaign during the Melbourne Spring Carnival.…

2019 Glasshouse Handicap Results: River Racer in Upset

The Heavy-rated Sunshine Coast track worked in favour of Les Ross’s always-honest mare River Racer who saluted in the Listed $175,000 Glasshouse Handicap (1400m) late on the Caloundra Cup Day card. River Racer (pictured at Doomben) returned…

2019 Caloundra Cup Winner Igraine Heads to Grafton

Next month’s Grafton Cup calls for Robert Priscott’s classy Kiwi mare Igraine who continued her ace form on wet tracks with a big win in Saturday’s Listed $175,000 Kendrick Racing Caloundra Cup (2400m). Jockey Robbie Fradd…

Sunshine Coast Guineas 2019 Winner: Baccarat Baby Brilliant

Local David Vandyke-trained filly Baccarat Baby pulled off a brilliant Queensland Winter Racing Carnival grand final win with a barnstorming success in the Group 3 $140,000 Sunshine Coast Guineas (1600m). Winx (2015) is the most famous Sunshine…

Momentum to Carry Mudlark Igraine to Caloundra Cup 2019 Win

Kiwi horseman Robert Priscott has described his visiting mare Igraine as a “momentum horse” and is hoping things go her way on an ideal wet-track in Saturday’s 2019 Caloundra Cup. Robbie Fradd rides Kiwi-trained mare Igraine…

2019 Caloundra Cup Field & Betting Update: Travistee Market Mover

The headline race at the Sunshine Coast this afternoon is the Listed $175,000 Kendrick Racing Caloundra Cup (2400m) where Travistee has been well-backed in betting following the three scratchings. Big Duke remains the firm favourite in 2019…