Kingsford Smith Cup

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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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Godolphin Sprinter Trekking Well For Cup

A likely good racing surface has boosted in-form Trekking’s chance to give Godolphin’s Australian operation its eighth Group One win of the season. Trekking will be joined by stablemate Encryption in the $700,000 Kingsford Smith Cup (1300m) at Eagle Farm with another stablemate Home Of The Brave withdrawn on Friday because of an elevated temperature.[...]
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Waller Stable Depth On Show In Group One

Despite the decision to spell top sprinters Nature Strip and Zousain, trainer Chris Waller still has a strong chance for his first Group One win of the winter at Eagle Farm. Waller will saddle Ringerdingding and Prompt Response in the Group One Kingsford Smith Cup (1300m) on Saturday. Nature Strip started a short-priced favourite in[...]
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Pike Doubles Kingsford Smith Cup Chances

A strong barrier trial win from established stakes performer Endless Drama has given New Zealand trainer Tony Pike an even stronger hand than expected in the Kingsford Smith Cup (1200m). Endless Drama will be chasing his first Group One win after 10 attempts in four countries. Pike stayed in Brisbane after last week’s Doomben Cup[...]
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