Three 2016 CYS Yearlings Take to the Track in Rockhampton Today

Buyers of three yearlings from Rockhampton’s 2016 Capricornia Yearling Sales (CYS) are poised to share in the QTIS prize money spoils at the Rockhampton Jockey Clubs TAB race meeting today. The three top chances in the $24,000 QTIS 3YO Class 3 Handicap (1300m) originated from that sales arena at the Robert Schwarten Pavilion at the […]

2017 Stallion Tender

The CQTBA 2017 Stallion Tender is now open.  Tender closes Friday 18th August 2017.  For more information email: or phone Jeff Leaver: 0427 229 033 Download the Tender Form Stallions Stud 2018 Fee inc GST Carrara Riverside Thoroughbreds  $3,850.00 Hemingway G & E Sturgiss  $2,000.00 Man of Illusion Stewart Park Stud  $2,000.00 Red Element […]

Wicked Style Fillies Chase QTIS Bonus Race Double

That winning formula of the Capricornia Yearling Sales (CYS) and Oaklands Stud, Darling Downs will chase a QTIS bonus race double with another Wicked Style filly at Rockhampton’s Callaghan Park races today. Their strong alliance was instrumental in the win of the Jamie McConachy trained Wicked Style filly Dantien scoring an eye-catching win when earning […]

Capricornia Yearling Sale Wraps-Up for Another Year

Organisers of Sunday’s Capricornia Yearling Sales (CYS) in Rockhampton breathed sighs of relief after receipts were “slightly higher and better than expected”. After to say what at the very least was a “trying week” leading up to the sales at the Rockhampton Showgrounds, the average price of yearlings sold was higher than the corresponding sale […]

Full sister to Helarocity first to reach Rockhampton Showgrounds

In the racing industry “first” means everything. So the omens were good for an athletic grey filly that was not the slightest bit non- plussed with being the first of an expected 93 of her ilk to arrive at the Rockhampton Showgrounds yesterday. Maude, as she is stable named by her breeders Ben and Amelia […]

Don’t forget about Lot 94

Would-be buyers at Sunday’s Capricornia Yearling Sales (CYS) at the Robert Schwarten Pavilion at the Rockhampton Showgrounds shouldn’t let Lot 94 sneak under their guard. Hang on a minute “Mr Scribe”; have you been on the drink as the official catalogue only has 93 thoroughbred yearlings listed? Suppose you are going to say Lot 94 […]

Friday race delay makes way for Super Saturday at Callaghan Park!

Get set Rockhampton for the “Daddy” of all race meetings at Callaghan Park racecourse on Saturday! Following the abandonment decision yesterday WEDNESDAY of Friday’s TAB races at Callaghan Park, four races have been added to Saturday’s gala program making it a mammoth ten race extravaganza. It promises to be one of the biggest race meetings […]

Weather will not prevent the Capricornia Yearling Sale

Horse racing and weather phenomenons such as cyclones share a commonality – uncertainly. Little wonder racing industry stakeholders in the wider spectrum are on tenterhooks as Cyclone Debbie appears on the radar just days before Rockhampton racing’s biggest weekend of the year. Over the two races days of Friday and Saturday, which have attracted a […]

Tash Chambers set to ride Hurry Up Kelvin in 2017 Classic

Widely travelled jockey Tash Chambers 37, has “resurfaced” and has sufficient talent to rise to the occasion and win next Saturday’s (April 1) $116,000 Capricornia Sales 2YO Classic (1200m) at Rockhampton’s Callaghan Park racecourse. Chambers, who mixed race riding in Mt Isa with working underground in the mines there for two years, has been engaged […]