Two Better Than Ready’s Prep for $125,000 2YO Classic Showdown

A wealth of knowledge in thoroughbred bloodlines convinced Brisbane racehorse owner Robbie Zuttion that the progeny of first season sire Better Than Ready were going to be valuable assets to acquire. Zuttion got two of the stock of the now famous BTR brand at last year’s Capricornia Yearling Sale in Rockhampton and now he and […]

The $125,000 Capricornia Yearling Sales 2YO Classic Makes History

This year’s $125,000 Capricornia Yearling Sales 2YO Classic (1200m) will reach unprecedented heights by containing the greatest number of individual race winners since its inception in 1988. That was confirmed on Thursday when Toowoomba trainer Ben Currie assured his two winners Jelviss and Good Humour were definite starters while Caloundra’s  said like wise about her […]

Whittington youngsters Patches and Adamdeeant Race into 2YO Classic Field

A few more key pieces in the jigsaw puzzle that is the $125,000 Capricornia Yearling Sale 2YO Classic (1200m) fell into place through the result of the first race in Toowoomba on Wednesday. A pair of Whittington youngsters in Patches and Adamdeeant quinellaed the $37,000 QTIS Maiden Plate (1050m) and raced their way into the […]

Tom Button Could Have a Record Five Starters in 2YO Classic

Premier Rockhampton trainer Tom Button could have as many as a record five starters in the rich $125,000 Capricornia Yearling Sales 2YO Classic (1200m) to be run at Callaghan Park on Saturday, April 13. These are Flying Crackerjak; Pound For pound; The Stockbroker: Woohoo Girl and Poetic Pete with the latter having to earn valuable […]

Hit Snooze’s Owners Praise Oaklands Stud

Former Rockhampton owner Tony Bourke was singing the praises of Neville Stewart of Oaklands Stud after his Wicked Style-Forty Winks juvenile filly Hit Snooze won at Eagle Farm on Saturday. Hit Snooze (Boris Thornton) led throughout to win the $110,000 2YO Handicap (1400M) and with fillies’ bonuses thrown in, earned $76,450 for the win. The […]

$494,000 in prize money up for grabs over Rocky Autumn Racing Carnival

If ever you need convincing that the time has never been better than to invest in race horse ownership in Rockhampton, no matter how small the share may be, just read on. At the two-day Autumn Racing Carnival in Rockhampton in just under three weeks’ time, a whopping $494,000 in prize money is there to […]

Another Boost for Rockhampton Racing’s Richest Race

Rockhampton racing’s richest race for 2YO’s received another huge boost yesterday with the announcement of a further cash prize and free service to internationally acclaimed stallion Power (GB) should the race be won by a filly. Already the Capricornia Yearling Sale Classic (1200m) run on Saturday, April 13 carries winning prize money of $82,250 if […]

The Sinner pursues $125,000 2YO Classic

This year’s $125,000 Capricornia Yearling Sales 2YO Classic (1200m), which was already shaping as the most open on record, has become even more complex to fathom thanks to The Sinner. Virtually on a week to week basis recently another top CYS Classic prospect has been unearthed but it is doubtful if any of those were […]

Upcoming CYS Races Gain Boost from Weekend’s Racing

The Capricornia Yearling Sales received a great boost on Saturday with results from Rockhampton and the Gold Coast races. Also enjoying the occasion at Callaghan Park was Oaklands Stud, Darling Downs from where three winners on the card were bred. Oaklands provided the winners of two of the $28,500 QTIS 2YO (1050m) races as well […]