Stradbroke Handicap

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Apache Chasing Winter Riches

Desleigh Forster is plotting a path to the Stradbroke Handicap as she puts her faith in Apache Chase being the horse that can provide her with a breakthrough Group 1 success. Apache Chase won his fourth race at Eagle Farm when he led throughout in the Listed Daybreak Lover (1400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.[...]
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Vega back for Stradbroke revenge

Vega One takes the next step to what connections hope to be Stradbroke revenge when he runs first up in Saturday’s Listed Ascot Handicap at Eagle Farm. The winner of the inaugural Gateway in 2019 has not raced since last year’s Stradbroke, where many rated him unlucky to finish fourth after coming up with an[...]
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Big decision ahead for Collett

New Plymouth trainer Robbie Patterson hopes Coventina Bay will make Sam Collett think twice about riding boom mare Levante in Group One company next month. Coventina Bay heads to Trentham on Saturday for the Group 3 Cuddle Stakes (1600m) fresh from a stunning victory in the Lisa Chittick Plate (1400m) at Matamata on February 27,[...]
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Endless Drama retired

Well-travelled sprinter/miler Endless Drama has been retired after failing to find his best form in his latest campaign. The nine-year-old Lope De Vega entire began his career in Ireland where he won two of his eight starts and finished runner-up in the 2015 Group 1 Irish 2000 Guineas (1609m) before making his way to Australia[...]
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Niccanova To Back-Up In Eagle Farm Mile

History shows Stradbroke Handicap placegetter Niccanova should have no trouble backing up after seven days in the Group Three Eagle Farm Mile. Niccanova was one of the unlucky runners in the Stradbroke when he struck trouble before flashing home for third. Trainer Steve Tregea will monitor Niccanova this week but the gelding looks in good[...]
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Tregea Chases Rare Group One Achievement

Multi-talented Steve Tregea can become one of the few to breed, own and train a Group One winner in Australia if Niccanova claims the Stradbroke Handicap. Tregea has built up an impressive reputation from his Windermere Stud complex on Toowoomba’s outskirts on the Darling Downs. He mainly breeds horses which he then races and trains.[...]
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A Look At The Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap

STRADBROKE HANDICAP Group One 1400m handicap Eagle Farm HISTORY First run in 1890 (winner Pyrrhus) 1890-1953 run over six furlongs (1200m) Winners include Wiggle (1958), Persian Lyric (1961), Kilshery (1962), Winfreux (1965), Divide And Rule (1970), Triton (1972), Daybreak Lover (1984, 1986), Campaign King (1988), Rough Habit (1991-92), Dane Ripper (1997), Show A Heart (2002),[...]
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