• Racing Tips
    $100,000 purchase making most of last chance
    SACKED by multiple trainers, Designer Vici was on the verge of becoming a riding hack when a lifeline was offered to connections. A $100,000 purchase as a yearling, the half-brother to dual Group One winner Always Ready simply wasn’t measuring up to expectations. The trotter’s six starts for three... Read more
    Remaining confident despite draw
    VICTORIAN trainer David Miles remains confident with Rockinwithattitude ahead of Saturday night’s assignment despite an awkward draw. Fresh from her success in The Great Square at Albion Park a fortnight ago, Rockinwithattitude will return to the same venue for the Queensland Trotters’ Cup. Pitted against a strong assembly of... Read more
    Finding you a winner for Menangle Saturday night
    RACE ONE: Despite finishing unplaced in the race won by the classy FIAMMA (7) last week, JILLIBY NITRO (7) is ready to explode back into action when he faces the starter in the opening event. Drawing suitably in four, the Peter Rixon-trained son of Bettors Delight settled three pegs,... Read more
    Shocking draws dent shot at history
    SHOCKING draws have dented Jason Grimson’s bid for another slice of history. Set to contest Saturday night’s The Blacks A Fake at Albion Park, the New South Wales-based horseman is aiming to become the first trainer to complete a hat-trick in Queensland’s Grand Circuit event. Known as the Sir... Read more
    Eye Keep Smiling ‘slots’ in for Wayne Loader
    THE stage is set for history to repeat itself in the $2.1mil TAB Eureka. Last year’s inaugural running of the world’s richest race was won by a four-year-old mare (Encipher), driven by champion reinsman Luke McCarthy. Today’s confirmation Eye Keep Smiling will race in Wayne Loader’s TAB Eureka slot... Read more
    Star reinsman hoping for a back row ‘repeat’ in Qld feature
    Chance to emulate famous dam
    A DECADE after capturing a Queensland Blue Riband, former star mare Nike Franco is on target to add her name to the honour roll of another of the state’s classics. In 2014 Nike Franco blitzed her rivals to capture the Queensland Oaks for trainer Belinda McCarthy. With McCarthy’s husband,... Read more
    Young reinsman’s ‘gem’ of a drive brings up a special milestone
    Eureka field fast taking shape
    ONLY four slots remain for Tabcorp Park Menangle’s biggest race of the year, the $2.1m TAB Eureka, with the race fast approaching. Saturday night saw four-year-old gelding Free Thinker added to the field following a narrow victory in the $207,000 The Hayden at Albion Park. He joins Don Hugo,... Read more
     APG’s 2025 Qld sale heads for Ipswich
    AUSTRALIAN Pacing Gold has revealed its’ 2025 sales season has been set. And the Queensland sale will be run at the Ipswich Turf Club, Bundamba for the first time. Changing venues can always be a big mix-up for a sale but APG are keen to work with the Ipswich... Read more