Tag: 'Jim Byrne'

First Innings runs into Derby contention

Talented three-year-old stayer First Innings has booked a place in the Group 1 Queensland Derby after coming from last to claim victory at Ipswich on...

Barossa Rosa claims Nudgee Stakes

After riding his second winner of the day, Jim Byrne was full of praise for Barossa Rosa’s gutsy win in the Nudgee Stakes.

Desleigh Forster aiming for second Group 1 win with Apache Chase

Desleigh Forster was almost lost for words after winning her first Group 1 race – the Kingsford Smith Cup – at Eagle Farm two weeks...

Apache Chase grips on to claim Kingsford-Smith Cup

The Desleigh Forster-trained Apache Chase has managed to lead his rivals a merry dance, leading throughout the Kingsford-Smith Cup under the urgings of Jim Byrne.
Kingsford Smith Cup tips

Kingsford Smith Cup preview, best bets & strategy | May 28, 2022

The second feature sprint of the Brisbane Winter Carnival will be run at Eagle Farm on Saturday, with a full field of 16 set to...

Exo Lady causes minor upset in the Dalrello Stakes

The Desleigh Forster-trained Exo Lady has led throughout to claim the Listed Dalrello Stakes at Eagle Farm, holding off race favourite Steady Ready.
Ipswich racing preview

Ipswich best bets, top odds & quaddie | April 27, 2022

An eight-race card will be contested at Ipswich on Wednesday afternoon, with big and competitive fields on the agenda. HorseBetting's Queensland racing analyst has found...

Apache Chase leads throughout in first trial back

Apache Chase kicked off his preparation for the fast-approaching Brisbane Winter Carnival with a trial win at Deagon on Tuesday morning. The Desleigh Forster-trained gelding...
Jonker wins at Moonee Valley

Jonker trials at Doomben en route to Oakleigh Plate

Group 1 winner Jonker stepped out at the Doomben trials on Thursday morning in preparation for the Oakleigh Plate (1100m), which will be run at...

Georgie’s Pride Makes It A Hat-Trick At Rain Affected Eagle Farm

Georgie's Pride & Jim Byrne put on a spectacular performance leading all the way in the heavy rain fall in the fifth race at Eagle...

Apache Chasing Winter Riches

Forster eyes Stradbroke for breakthrough Group 1.

Apache to make rivals Chase this time

Dalrello to be run at true tempo.
Desleigh Forster

Forster Couldn’t Refuse Coast Mission

A lack of tempo does not unduly concern trainer Desleigh Forster as she prepares Couldn't Refuse to chase a hat-trick of wins at the Sunshine...

Jonker Claims Magic Millions Snippets

Leading trainer Tony Gollan will aim Jonker at Group One sprints during the winter carnival following his victory in the Magic Millions Snippets.

Morrisey Keeps The Faith With Safework

Gold Coast trainer Scott Morrisey is putting his faith in Safework to cope with a heavy track in the Gold Edition Plate at Doomben.

See Marie Facing Stamina Test In Eagle Way

Queensland filly See Marie will take the first step towards a long-term Oaks mission when she lines up at Eagle Farm.
Outback Barbie

Jonker On Song For George Moore Stakes

Jonker is on track to challenge his own track record at Doomben in the Group Three George Moore Stakes, according to trainer Tony Gollan.
Love You Lucy

Inside Draw A Concern For Love You Lucy

An inside draw would have most trainers jumping for joy but Barry Squair is not convinced it's an advantage for Love You Lucy at Doomben.

Rothfire Blazes To Victory As Farnan Bolts

The Run To The Rose was expected to provide a mouth-watering clash between some of the country's best three-year-olds but instead it was a race...

Outback Barbie To Resume In Sheraco Stakes

The Group Two Sheraco Stakes at Rosehill will be the target for classy mare Outback Barbie when she returns to racing.
Taylor Marshall

Forster weighs up jockey options for filly

A rib injury to Taylor Marshall has forced trainer Desleigh Forster to seek a replacement rider for talented filly Eelloh at Doomben.

Rothfire steals the show at Doomben trials

Outstanding three-year-old Rothfire has starred at the Doomben barrier trials, recording a brilliant all-the-way win in fast time.

Tullio completes comeback with Doomben win

Resilient sprinter Tullio has notched four victories in a row since he resumed from a long injury-enforced spell by winning at Doomben.

Gear changes pay off in Fighting Teo win

Trainer Kevin Kemp's decision to change the raceday gear on Fighting Teo paid off when the gelding won at Ipswich

Pennino to tackle Listed Eye Liner Stakes

A better barrier draw prompted trainer Darryl Hansen to run Pennino in the Eye Liner Stakes instead of the Gai Waterhouse Classic.