Tag: 'Mark Du Plessis'

How many Melbourne Cups has Mark Du Plessis won?

As the 2023 Melbourne Cup approaches, HorseBetting.com.au takes a look at star jockey Mark Du Plessis achievements on the first Tuesday in November.

Mishani Sniper causes minor boilover in Chief De Beers

Les Ross and Mark Du Plessis have combined with Mishani Sniper to take out the Listed Chief De Beers at Doomben on Doomben Cup Day.
Ipswich racing preview

Ipswich Turf Club betting tips & quaddie selections | 14/7/2022

Nine races will be run and won at Ipswich on Thursday afternoon. HorseBetting's Queensland racing analyst presents you with his best bets, value bet &...
2022 Queensland Guineas

Hulbert hoping Kipling’s Journey can overcome wide barrier

This weekend, the training partnership of Will and his father Peter saddle up three runners across Queensland, with all three horses being drawn in barrier...

Last Chance aiming for three on the trot in ATC Trophy

Last year's Rockhampton Newmarket winner, Last Chance, will be looking to make it three consecutive victories on Saturday when he lines up in the Listed...

Du Plessis hoping for scratchings in Gold Coast Guineas

In-form jockey Mark Du Plessis is hoping that two more horses will be scratched from Saturday's Group 3 Gold Coast Guineas (1200m) so that promising...
Zimbabwean jockey Mark Du Plessis

Du Plessis still hitting winners despite deep jockey pool

The life of a jockey is anything but easy, regardless of what some disgruntled punters may think, but life in Queensland as a professional hoop...
Zimbabwean jockey Mark Du Plessis

Du Plessis confident Logomania can defy the odds at Doomben

Jockey Mark Du Plessis is confident that Logomania can surprise at big odds in Saturday’s 3YO Handicap (1350m) at Doomben. The gelding is a $26...
Zimbabwean jockey Mark Du Plessis

Du Plessis hoping Adelase can turn tables on Baanone

Mark Du Plessis will be hoping to reverse the result when Adelase comes up against Baanone again in race three at Eagle Farm on Saturday.
Platinum Invador

Queensland raid for Platinum Invador

Group One performed stayer Platinum Invador has crossed the Tasman for a three-start Queensland campaign. The five-year-old gelding has joined Barry Lockwood’s Eagle Farm stable...
Full Metal Jacket

Punt Drunk: Heathcote contesting fine over foul-mouthed rant

Punt Drunk takes a look at some of the major stories in racing at the moment, including the fallout from Robert Heathcote's recent altercation with...
Chapter And Verse

Chapter And Verse Returns To Defend Title

Desleigh Forster has reverted to a tried and true method with Chapter And Verse as he aims for consecutive wins in the George Moore Stakes...
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.

Weight concern for resuming Kisukano

Trainer Michael Nolan is worried about the big weight allocated to top filly Kisukano when she returns to racing on the Sunshine Coast.
Mark du Plessis

Du Plessis eyes Group 1 prize

Fresh from recording his first Group 2 victory since relocating to Queensland, jockey Mark du Plessis is now turning his attention to the Group 1...
Jim Byrne

Trainers scrambling for Stradbroke jockeys

Coronavirus restrictions on travel have led to a scramble to get jockeys for the Group One Stradbroke Handicap on June 6.
Love You Lucy

Lucy repays Squair with Silk Stocking win

Love You Lucy has made amends for ending trainer Barry Squair's days as a trackwork rider with her win in the Listed Silk Stocking.
Mishani Hustler

Ross opts for stakes race with Mishani

Trainer Les Ross has opted to miss a Gold Coast race to tackle stakes company with Doomben specialist Mishani Hustler.

Etana ready to open winter campaign

The Ciaron Maher and David Eustace-trained mare Etana has arrived in Queensland to begin her winter campaign at the Sunshine Coast.

Kisukano shines brightest in Jewel victory

Toowoomba filly Kisukano has caused one of the biggest feature race upsets in Queensland history when she won The Jewel 2YO at the Gold Coast

Twilighter set for bright staying future

Talented mare Twilighter showed she was on the road to being a top stayer with her strong win at Eagle Farm.
Barry Lockwood

Lockwood on the attack at Eagle Farm

Handy stayer Art Attack has been sold to a client of trainer Barry Lockwood and will take the first step to a northern Cups campaign.
Desleigh Forster

Boom Spender stays home for first win

Trainer Desleigh Forster's unwillingness to risk a weekend traffic jam has paid off with promising two-year-old Boom Spender's win at Doomben.
Desleigh Forster

Red Chase escapes injury in unusual mishap

Promising Red Chase has escaped injury after running off the track when field-shy in the last race at Eagle Farm.
Zimbabwean jockey Mark Du Plessis

Another first looms for emerging Fogden

Trainer Kacy Fogden has had some career firsts of late and Happy Two Thousand can give her a metropolitan breakthrough at Doomben.