Doomben News

The 2011 Thousand Guineas Anticipates Glissade’s Arrival

The 2011 Thousand Guineas Anticipates Glissade’s Arrival
August 11th, 2011

While the most highly-anticipated runner at Caulfield this Saturday will be Peter Snowden’s Sepoy, Darley’s best trainer is also preparing to rustle up a number of other top chances including the 2011 Thousand Guineas racer, Glissade in the $100,000 Listed Quezette Stakes. She is back this Saturday as one of…

Echoes Of Heaven Will Battle Barrier Draw In 2011 Grand Prix Stakes

Echoes Of Heaven Will Battle Barrier Draw In 2011 Grand Prix Stakes
May 26th, 2011

Echoes Of Heaven will have to battle a wide barrier draw when he takes to the track for the 2011 Grand Prix Stakes at Doomben Racecourse this Saturday May 28, 2011. The three-year-old colt has drawn gate 20 for the race, which combined with Doomben’s tight track spells major problems…

Doomben Cup Tips 2011

Doomben Cup Tips 2011
May 20th, 2011

Just nine horses remain in the 2011 Doomben Cup field but that hasn’t made it any easier to try and find a winner with plenty of good chances throughout. My Kingdom Of Fife is the obvious pick but you have to ask the question, how long can he keep this…

Free Wheeling Targets Maiden Win In 2011 Champagne Classic

Free Wheeling Targets Maiden Win In 2011 Champagne Classic
May 20th, 2011

Peter Snowden is hoping that his two-year-old colt Free Wheeling will break his maiden when he runs in the Group 2 Champagne Classic tomorrow May 21, 2011. Free Wheeling has had three starts for two placings, a statistic Snowden is hoping to change at Doomben this weekend. The young colt…

“I’ll Win The Doomben Cup” – Shane Scriven

“I’ll Win The Doomben Cup” – Shane Scriven
May 20th, 2011

With a five month suspension hanging over his head it must be tough for Shane Scriven to remain focused on the job at hand but that’s exactly what he’s planning to do this weekend. “I’ll win the Doomben Cup first on Saturday and worry about the appeal later,” Scriven said….

2011 Doomben Cup Form Guide

2011 Doomben Cup Form Guide
May 19th, 2011

The 2011 Doomben Cup will once again be a very popular contest with ten horses lining up to take it on in 2011. The $500,000 Group 1 goes over a 2020m trip and will jump at Doomben Racecourse this Saturday May 21st. There’s a long list of talent in the…

Hot Snitzel Aims To Halt Darley’s Run

Hot Snitzel Aims To Halt Darley’s Run
May 19th, 2011

Gerald Ryan will attempt to stop Darley from winning another Group 1 two-year-old race when he lines Hot Snitzel up in the Group 1 T.J. Smith on June 11. Darley has managed to win all of the previous Group 1 juvenile races this season, however, Ryan is hoping he can…

Barrier Draw Advantage For Listen Son In 2011 BRC Sprint

Barrier Draw Advantage For Listen Son In 2011 BRC Sprint
May 19th, 2011

Trainer Tony Gollan will try his luck in the $125,000 BRC Sprint this Saturday with four-year-old gelding Listen Son. Listen Son will be out to win his first Group race when he takes to Doomben Racecourse this weekend. The Big Jesse gelding finished eighth in his last start in the…

2011 Doomben Cup Final Field Attracts 10

2011 Doomben Cup Final Field Attracts 10
May 18th, 2011

The 2011 Doomben Cup final field is certainly worthy of Group 1 status with a host of big names on hand for the staying test over 2020m. In some ways it’s probably good that just 10 acceptors have been fielded a it ensures every horse will gets its chance to…

The Hombre Looks Towards Doomben Cup Glory

The Hombre Looks Towards Doomben Cup Glory
May 16th, 2011

The Hombre will attempt to walk in the successful footsteps of his stablemate Jimmy Choux when he takes to the track for the 2011 Doomben Cup this Saturday May 14, 2011. The John Bary-trained New Zealander will have his first start in Australia since running in the Group 1 Queensland…