Five times the value at Ipswich track

Five times the value at Ipswich track

by Steve Harling and Trent Quinn IF five is your lucky number, you would have done well at Ipswich on Friday. Brian and Daniel Guy’s winner Devonport won in race two, before Tony Sears’ Hot Gossip took out the third then Robert Heathcote teamed up with jockey Jim Byrne in the fourth as Oceantes made it three consecutive winners for the number five saddle cloth. Oceantes was within split seconds of breaking the course and class record in another fast day at the...

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How fast favourites set the standard in Ipswich

How fast favourites set the standard in Ipswich

by Steve Harling and Trent Quinn THE Metropolitan Wednesday meeting at Ipswich last Wednesday brought a higher class of horse with favourites winning in fast times. Jomar’s Element took out the first race for former Ipswich Premier trainer Robert Heathcote, with Larry Cassidy on board. This was Cassidy’s first ride at Ipswich for more than 12 months although he has been back in the saddle at other tracks for the past month and a half. It is difficult to...

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Gai Waterhouse: Redemption at Ipswich

Gai Waterhouse: Redemption at Ipswich

Redemption at Ipswich Published by Gai Waterhouse Racing, 11/01/2015. Every June in the small South West Queensland town of Ipswich, the Gai Waterhouse Classic is run and won. I am most chuffed that the Ipswich Turf Club have named a race after me and I will continue to endeavour to win the race. Ipswich is perhaps more a small city than a town. Throughout the city, the streets are lined with Heritage listed sights. Ipswich is renowned for its architecture, and although the...

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QT: Car giveaway revs up Labour Day races

QT: Car giveaway revs up Labour Day races

IPSWICH families are invited to celebrate the last day of the school holidays in style at one of Ipswich’s most popular racing events. Ipswich Turf Club general manager Brett Kitching said the ninth annual CFMEU Labour Day Races celebrated 100 years of the Miners’ Federation. “This year we’re being sponsored by the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CMFEU) so we’re offering the Miner’s Centenary Anniversary Cup,” he...

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