Stradbroke Handicap News

2015 Stradbroke Handicap to Figure for Black Heart Bart

2015 Stradbroke Handicap to Figure for Black Heart Bart
May 19th, 2015

Black Heart Bart proved her was up to the class of Group 1 racing when fourth in The Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville on Saturday, and has been confirmed by trainer Vaughn Sigley to travel to Brisbane for the 2015 Stradbroke Handicap (1350m) on June 6th. Black Heart Bart jumped from…

2015 Stradbroke Handicap Unlikely for Flamberge

2015 Stradbroke Handicap Unlikely for Flamberge
May 18th, 2015

Talented gelding Flamberge broke through for a maiden Group 1 victory in The Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville over the weekend, but trainer Peter Moody is yet to decide if he will progress to the 2015 Stradbroke Handicap (1350m) at Doomben in three weeks. Flamberge was rated little chance for success…

2015 Stradbroke Handicap May Be Out of Reach of Lumosty

2015 Stradbroke Handicap May Be Out of Reach of Lumosty
May 13th, 2015

Robert Smerdon has revealed that in an ideal world, classy three-year-old Lumosty will contest the 2015 Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1600m) on June 6th, however the Caulfield-based trained has all but conceded she is probably too far down the order of entry to gain a start. Lumosty has finished outside…

2015 Stradbroke Handicap Nominations Released

2015 Stradbroke Handicap Nominations Released
April 29th, 2015

A talented list of 111 runners have been included in nominations for the 2015 Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1350m); highlighted by the pending appearances of several previous winners at the highest level of Australian racing at Doomben Racecourse on June 6th. Srikandi boxed on for a credible third in the…

Srikandi Primed for 2015 Stradbroke Handicap Success

Srikandi Primed for 2015 Stradbroke Handicap Success
April 27th, 2015

Talented mare Srikandi has firmed to outright second favourite in betting markets to win the 2015 Stradbroke Handicap (1350m) in early June after posting an exceptional first-up victory in the Group 2 Victory Stakes (1200m) on the Gold Coast over the weekend. Jumping from the gates well, jockey Damian Browne…

2015 Stradbroke Handicap Remains the Target for Big Money

2015 Stradbroke Handicap Remains the Target for Big Money
April 14th, 2015

Trainer Rod Northam has been thrilled with the form and class displayed by talented sprinter Big Money in the lead-up to his racing return, and is confident he will lay a great account for himself first-up in Saturday’s Group 3 Hall Mark Stakes (1200m) ahead of a campaign geared towards…

Srikandi Set for Second Stradbroke Handicap Tilt in 2015

Srikandi Set for Second Stradbroke Handicap Tilt in 2015
March 30th, 2015

Ciaron Maher experienced notable success with talented mare Srikandi through the 2014 edition of the Brisbane Winter Carnival and has revealed he will again look north with the four-year-old following a Geelong barrier trial on Monday. Yet to finish outside the first three over her impressive eight start career, Srikandi…

2015 Stradbroke Handicap Ideal for Buffering

2015 Stradbroke Handicap Ideal for Buffering
January 15th, 2015

Securing an impressive fourth victory at the highest level over the 2014 Spring Carnival, trainer Robert Heathcote has revealed veteran sprinter Buffering will not contest events over autumn in Sydney this year, but will instead remain in his native Queensland to target the featured Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap. Undoubtedly finding…

2015 Stradbroke Handicap The Target for Smokin’ Joey

2015 Stradbroke Handicap The Target for Smokin’ Joey
December 9th, 2014

Running on for a commendable fourth in his season-ending tilt in the Group 1 Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot Racecourse over the weekend, trainer Wez Hunter has revealed the featured Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) continues to figure as the major target for talented gelding Smokin’ Joey upon returning…

Get The Nod to Target 2015 Stradbroke Handicap

Get The Nod to Target 2015 Stradbroke Handicap
November 11th, 2014

A standout performer over just three competitive race starts so far, South Australian-based trainer Lloyd Kennewell has underlined the 2015 featured Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) as likely to figure as the major winter target for three-year-old Get The Nod. Stamping his claims as one to watch over his first…