Archive for May, 2014

Injury Scare For Oaks Favourite

May 27th, 2014 by Red Belly Sports

Some corporate bookmakers have suspended betting markets for Saturday’s Group 1 Queensland Oaks, after an injury scare for even-money favourite Arabian Gold.

Funding Row Threatens Championships

May 20th, 2014 by Red Belly Sports

Sydney racing’s showpiece ‘The Championships’ is under serious threat, after New South Wales Premier Mike Baird refused to provide another $10 million grant.

Punters To Pay For Hike In Bookies’ Fees

May 19th, 2014 by Red Belly Sports

Racing Queensland is the latest jurisdiction to consider a substantial increase to the price it charges corporate bookmakers to bet on its races, with Racing NSW expected to lock in a fee increase before the end of the financial year.

Puissance De Lune Back In Work

May 12th, 2014 by Red Belly Sports

Puissance De Lune is back in work for trainer Darren Weir, preparing for a Melbourne spring carnival campaign that is likely consist solely of weight-for-age races.

Gear Change For Rebel Dane

May 12th, 2014 by Red Belly Sports

Sydney trainer Gary Portelli is hoping a gear change will help his stable star Rebel Dane recapture his best form, in Saturday week’s Group 1 Doomben 10,000 (1350m).

Buffering Primed For BTC Cup

May 8th, 2014 by Red Belly Sports

Leading trainer Rob Heathcote believes Buffering is perfectly placed to win his first Group 1 on Queensland soil, in Saturday’s $400,000 BTC Cup at Doomben.