STABLE NEWS

New-look Cruze to take next step: trainer

An easy win at a provincial meeting last month has transformed Cruze into a genuine chance of winning a stakes race this winter. Cruze ($5) made it three wins and a second from his past four starts when he beat Snitch ($21) by a short half-head at Eagle Farm on...

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Cruze scores deserved win on Doomben 10,000 day.

Cruze has continued his run of consistent form with a much-deserved victory at Doomben on Doomben 10,000 day. Lining up in the BM 80 (1350m) early on the card, Cruze jumped well from gate 5 and found a comfortable position just behind the pace soon after...

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Bullet charges late to score at Eagle Farm

The enigma that is Surprise Bullet, tested the patience of all those involved with the galloper again at Eagle Farm today, however, as the old adage goes – all’s well that ends well. Proving difficult to load, Suprise Bullet was finally locked away into...

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Fiery Heights up to another stakes test

Speedy Fiery Heights has recovered fully from a tough Sydney trip to be poised to tackle the Group Two Victory Stakes at Eagle Farm. Fiery Heights was far from disgraced in Sydney where he ran fifth in both the Group Three Maurice McCarten Stakes and Group Three Star...

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Tumbler the “teaser” scores overdue win

Talented mare Tumbler ($3) scored her first win since July 2017 but is unlikely to head to Sydney. Tumbler has been a nightmare for trainer Barry Lockwood as she has had injury and bad luck dogged her career. But apprentice Corey Bayliss got Tumbler into the clear and...

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Festive Season highlighted by a city winning double

Connections at Lockwood Racing didn’t have to wait for Christmas to start celebrating, with the stable preparing five winners from 22 starters during December. Surprise Bullet, Naked, Doss and Fiery Heights all greeted the judge – with Surprise...

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On-course stables must stay; Lockwood

In-form trainer Barry Lockwood fears for his future if plans to demolish on-course stables to make more room for a bigger float carpark at Eagle Farm go ahead. Brisbane Racing Club officials have told Lockwood and fellow trainer Danny Bougoure they intend to knock...

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Fiery Heights fights on to score at Doomben

TRAINER Barry Lockwood was looking to the Brisbane summer after a thrilling finish to the Simon George Sells Strawberries Open (1200m) at Doomben. Lockwood’s galloper Fiery Heights ($4.80) led all of the way to beat Taillevent ($21) by a half head with another half...

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