Horses

Mon 28 May 2018

Plan to fix ‘national embarrassment’

premium_icon Plan to fix ‘national embarrassment’

THE battered Doomben racecourse will be nursed for a fortnight in an attempt to ensure Queensland’s premier race – the Stradbroke Handicap – is not moved for the...

Sun 27 May 2018

Navy’s Irish win thrills star trainer Aidan O’Brien

Navy’s Irish win thrills star trainer Aidan O’Brien

STAR Australian sprinter Merchant Navy booked his ticket in to next month’s Group 1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot.

Rain, heavy load expose track’s fragility

premium_icon Rain, heavy load expose track’s fragility

THE battered Doomben track was put in the spotlight in front of a national audience as jockeys labelled the back section unsafe, unravelling Saturday’s dual Group 1...

Youngstar rides bumps to grind out Oaks win

Youngstar rides bumps to grind out Oaks win

CHRIS Waller maintained his perfect record in Queensland Oaks’ run at Doomben when Youngstar nailed stablemate Another Dollar to win a messy Group 1.

Fri 25 May 2018

Makybe Diva’s daughter stars on debut

Makybe Diva’s daughter stars on debut

AFTER some flops, legendary mare Makybe Diva may have finally passed on some of her great genes judging by the exciting debut win of her sixth foal Divanation at...

Trapeze Artist limbers up for early return

Trapeze Artist limbers up for early return

TRAINER Gerald Ryan, who has winning chances at Randwick and Doomben on Saturday, has revealed The Everest favourite Trapeze Artist is due to return to work on...

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