Stradbroke Handicap News

River Lad is the 2014 Stradbroke Handicap Winner

River Lad is the 2014 Stradbroke Handicap Winner
June 7th, 2014

River Lad has caused a boilover in the Group 1 2014 Stradbroke Hanicap at Eagle Farm to edge out an always brave Temple Of Boom in Queensland’s biggest race. Both River Lad and Temple Of Boom jumped well from outside barriers and pushed across to lead the pack in the…

2014 Stradbroke Handicap Betting Preview and Tips

2014 Stradbroke Handicap Betting Preview and Tips
June 6th, 2014

A particularly talented field of 18 plus five emergencies has been confirmed for this weekend’s featured Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm, offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Aiming for an impressive sixth-consecutive victory in the Stradbroke…

River Lad in Great Condition Ahead of Stradbroke Handicap

River Lad in Great Condition Ahead of Stradbroke Handicap
June 5th, 2014

While offered no favours at Wednesday’s barrier draw when allocated the wide and awkward gate 19, trainer Natalie McCall remains confident River Lad can lay a serious claim on this weekend’s featured Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm. More than laying his claims for a position in the…

Famous Seamus Eyeing Added Success in Stradbroke

Famous Seamus Eyeing Added Success in Stradbroke
June 5th, 2014

Producing an incredible turn of foot to flash home and win the Group 1 BTC Cup (1200m) when jumping as a rank outsider on May 10th, trainer Noel Mayfield-Smith is confident Famous Seamus is in the right position to repeat the impressive feat in this weekend’s featured Group 1 Stradbroke…

2014 Stradbroke Handicap Betting Update

2014 Stradbroke Handicap Betting Update
June 5th, 2014

A talented field of 18 plus five emergencies has been confirmed to line up for this weekend’s featured Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Brisbane’s Eagle Farm Racecourse, offering punters exceptional value from a betting point of view and several key opportunities to place a winning bet. Aiming for an…

Maher Confident Barrier Draw Will Not Affect Srikandi

Maher Confident Barrier Draw Will Not Affect Srikandi
June 5th, 2014

Trainer Ciaron Maher is confident the allocation of the awkward barrier 13 will not affect the chances of pre-post favourite Srikandi in this weekend’s featured Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Eagle Farm Racecourse. Maintaining favouritism in betting markets since Buffering was confirmed to return to the spelling paddock after…

2014 Stradbroke Handicap Barrier Draw

2014 Stradbroke Handicap Barrier Draw
June 4th, 2014

The Barrier Draw for this weekend’s Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) has been completed and is sure to blow betting markets for the feature event wide open; with the majority of leading contenders all allocated wide berths. Claiming outright favouritism in betting markets since being confirmed to contest the 2014…

2014 Stradbroke Handicap Final Field Confirmed

2014 Stradbroke Handicap Final Field Confirmed
June 4th, 2014

A final field of 18 plus five emergencies has been confirmed for this weekend’s featured Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) at Brisbane’s Eagle Farm Racecourse, highlighted by several previous winners at the highest level of Australian racing. As expected, trainer Tony Gollan will lead the charge of the locals in…

Portelli Hopeful of High Tempo Stradbroke for Rebel Dane

Portelli Hopeful of High Tempo Stradbroke for Rebel Dane
June 4th, 2014

Trainer Gary Portelli has revealed he is keeping his fingers crossed for both a good barrier and a quick tempo for the 2014 Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) this weekend; believing each to be the key to success for stable star Rebel Dane. Initially allocated 56kgs for this weekend’s feature…

Bell Confirms Sacred Star Ride for 2014 Stradbroke Handicap

Bell Confirms Sacred Star Ride for 2014 Stradbroke Handicap
June 3rd, 2014

Jockey Tim Bell is confident he has made the correct decision in taking the ride on in-form kiwi-based sprinter Sacred Star in this weekend’s featured Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m), rather than maintaining his partnership with confirmed starter River Lad. Partnering Sacred Star to an impressive victory in the Group…