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GOLD SHOOTING for Millions berth

GOLD SHOOTING for Millions berth

Steve O’Dea will give SHOOTING FOR GOLD a chance to qualify for next year’s Magic Millions 3YO Guineas after the gelding bagged his second win at just his fourth start on Saturday. Lining up in the 1200m 3YO Handicap for colts and geldings at the Gold Coast, SHOOTING...

RECKLESS CHOICE back in business

RECKLESS CHOICE back in business

Stable veteran RECKLESS CHOICE brought up his seventh career win in fine style at Eagle Farm on Wednesday. The son of CHOISIR was backed into favouritism in the 1800m Class 6 Plate and duly saluted by 3.5 lengths after a patient ride by apprentice rider Justin...

OCEAN TREATY back from the brink

OCEAN TREATY back from the brink

Nine months ago OCEAN TREATY’s future was hanging delicately in the balance but at the Sunshine Coast on Sunday the four-year-old mare made up for some lost time with a determined maiden-breaking win. It was last December when OCEAN TREATY was struck down by a serious...

Cosy win for KATY’S DAUGHTER

Cosy win for KATY’S DAUGHTER

KATY’S DAUGHTER justified her short quote with an authoritative win at Ipswich on Thursday. Starting a $1.65 favourite in the 1350m Class 2 event, KATY’S DAUGHTER began best to lead the seven-horse field under Ben Thompson. The five-year-old mare then slipped away...

O’Dea and Proven double up at Eagle Farm

O’Dea and Proven double up at Eagle Farm

A fruitful day at Eagle Farm’s midweek meeting saw trainer Steve O’Dea prepare a race-to-race double for Proven Thoroughbreds. In the 1200m Maiden it was promising three-year-old LITTLE RIVER who, at just her second start, ran her rivals into the ground. The ghostly...

ROMALETTE Fires

ROMALETTE Fires

A confident ride by the former Victorian-based Ben Thompson helped ROMALETTE return to the winners’ circle at Ipswich on Thursday. A newcomer to the Queensland jockey ranks, Thompson made the move north last month to be closer to his partner Stephanie Thornton, who...

Doomben Double!

Doomben Double!

Lightly-raced gallopers SHOOTING FOR GOLD and EXPRESS DREAMS registered their maiden wins in fine style at Doomben on Wednesday. A beaten favourite on debut at the Gold Coast on August 1, SHOOTING FOR GOLD made amends at his second start with an emphatic performance...

SHOWERS BRINGS her A-game

SHOWERS BRINGS her A-game

Five-year-old mare BRING ME SHOWERS rewarded her patient owners with an overdue win at Ipswich on Wednesday. Returning from a short freshen-up at Kolora Lodge, BRING ME SHOWERS prevailed in a thrilling photo finish to the 1350m Fillies and Mares metropolitan maiden....

Two on the bounce for JEWEL OF THE CROWN

Two on the bounce for JEWEL OF THE CROWN

JEWEL OF THE CROWN made the notoriously difficult step from maiden company to a class one look easy at Ipswich on Thursday. Ridden by apprentice Justin Huxtable, JEWEL OF THE CROWN mowed down tearaway leader LINCOLN SKY to win the 1710m handicap by a length eased...

KYLEASE back in business

KYLEASE back in business

They say a change of scenery can be as good as a holiday for a racehorse and that adage rang true on Saturday as speedy mare KYLEASE rediscovered her mojo. On debut for the Steve O’Dea stable, KYLEASE led throughout to win the 1200m Class 6 at Doomben with a length to...

LANGHRO & PARANGAS seal O’Dea double

LANGHRO & PARANGAS seal O’Dea double

It was a fruitful weekend for the Steven O’Dea stable with LANGHRO and PARANGAS recording dominant wins at Ipswich and the Gold Coast respectively. LANGHRO (pictured) made a welcome return to the winners’ circle in the 1200m BM78 Handicap for colts and geldings. The...

JAMI LADY blitzes them in Bright Shadow Stakes

JAMI LADY blitzes them in Bright Shadow Stakes

JAMI LADY secured her first black-type success in emphatic style at Eagle Farm on Saturday. The grey mare had previously been stakes placed but won the $125,000 Listed Bright Shadow Stakes in no uncertain terms, dictating from the front and giving nothing else a look...

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