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Doomben 10,000 Lifted To A Million Dollars

Queensland will have five one million dollar races during the winter carnival after the Group One Doomben 10,000 received a $200,000 stakes increase. The 10,000 is Queensland’s highest-rated race at No. 26 in the world on the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities list. It joins the Stradbroke Handicap ($1.5 million), Q22 ($1.5 million), BRC J[...]
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The Bostonian aiming at slice of history

Kiwi sprinter The Bostonian made it back-to-back Group 1 wins in clinical fashion when winning Saturday’s Group 1 Kingsford-Smith Cup (1300m) at Eagle Farm and has duly been installed the $5 favourite for the Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) as he looks to create history. No horse has ever won the Doomben 10,000-Kingsford Smith Cup[...]
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The Bostonian Faces Weighty Task

New Zealander The Bostonian will have to carry the biggest winning weight in 27 years if he is to complete the first treble of Brisbane’s Group One sprints. Weights for the Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) were released on Monday with Osborne Bulls topweight with 58kg but he will not start. The Bostonian was given 57kg with[...]
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Pike team on fire in Queensland

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike experienced Group 1 success with The Bostonian in the Doomben 10,000 (1200m) on Saturday and less than 24 hours later stablemate Simply Sacred continued Pike’s winning ways when taking out her 1685m Ipswich assignment by three lengths. Pike was pleased with the three-year-old filly’s performance, but believes they are racing against[...]
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The Bostonian Wins Group 1 Doomben 10,000

First-up specialist The Bostonian maintained his unbeaten Queensland record and caused a big upset when he won the $800,000 Group One Doomben 10,000 on Saturday. In a race of sensations, the favourite Nature Strip ($2.35) was slow to jump and went around three deep before finishing fourth. The second favourite Osborne Bulls was also slowly[...]
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The Bostonian Wins Group 1 Doomben 10,000

New Zealander The Bostonian has delivered a knockout blow to the best Australian sprinters in training to claim the Doomben 10,000. Taking a series of inside runs, The Bostonian charged late under jockey Michael Cahill to deny Osborne Bulls a Group One breakthrough. Osborne Bulls flew late with Dollar For Dollar holding down third ahead[...]
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Pike aiming for more Queensland glory

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike has taken a seven-strong team to Queensland to tackle the rich spoils on offer in the sunshine state over the coming months. He will kick off the Queensland campaign for two of those runners this weekend when Terra Sancta and The Bostonian contest feature races at Doomben on Saturday. Both four-year-olds[...]
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Quick Trip To Brisbane For Tony Mcevoy

Leading trainer Tony McEvoy has made a lightning visit to Brisbane from Adelaide this week and hopes to have justification to make the trip a few more times this winter. McEvoy has a genuine chance of Group One winners in Brisbane’s Doomben 10,000 and Adelaide’s South Australian Derby, in which he has three runners, on[...]
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