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QUEENSLAND ASSAULT ON WA
QLD HAS ALL THE LUCK
Queensland had all the luck at Ascot on Saturday, when Glenlogan Park sire, Bradbury’s Luck produced the winner and third placegetter in the million dollar Group One Railyway Stakes.
Locally sold, owned and trained star Luckygray captured a third Group One at Ascot  when he steamed home for a comprehensive victory in the Railway Stakes (1600m).
In the same event, Bradbury’s Luck’s successful daughter, Fire Up Fifi was very unlucky to miss the quinella for Glenlogan Park, placing a close third.
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BUFF BY A BREATH
Queensland bred and QTIS sale graduate, Buffering confirmed his status as Australia’s leading sprinter with a thrilling win in Saturday’s Group One Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot in Perth.
In holding out Moment of Change by a breath, Buffering notched a third straight Group One victory after a successful Melbourne spring campaign.
Trainer Rob Heathcote said the tough gelding would now return home to Queensland for a well deserved spell after a wonderful preparation.
“He’s an extraordinary little animal,” Heathcote said after the race. “He’s so resilient.”
“What a feat! Three Group Ones, it’s kind of crazy stuff,” he added.
QLD DOMINATES THE SPRING
It’s been a sensational Spring Carnival for Queensland bred horses, they have been dominating some of the big races across the country over the past few weeks.

We’ve highlighted the feats of Buffering, Luckygray and Fire Up Fifi above.
Other Queensland bred Spring Carnival Group 1 winners include Boban and Zoustar while Missy Longstocking, Spirit of Boom, Black Cash, Oakleigh GirlT, Longport and Liesele have all had top class wins over the past few weeks.
GAI TOURS THE SOUTH EAST
Racing royalty has come to the South East Queensland, with Gai Waterhouse visiting our top local thoroughbred studs over the past two days.
Australia’s leading female racehorse trainer is on the quest to find her next Melbourne Cup winner.
“They grow great horses in Queensland, terrific boned horses, they’re tough, there’s longer sunlight hours here, great ground to breed them, great pastures,” Gai said.
She’s made visited  the South East’s leading thoroughbred nurseries for the past seven years, with the trip organised by Glenlogan Park Stud Manager, Steve Morley.
QUEENSLAND TREBLE
It was a winning treble for Queensland runners at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Glenlogan Park’s good run continued when their sire, Falvelon produced a winner in the Ambassador Travel Hcp when jockey Priscilla Schmidt steered Miss Leibert to victory.
The Tony Gollan trained 5yo is proving a consistent placegetter, she’s now had  five wins, seven seconds and three thirds from 28 starts.
Making it a race to race double for the maroons was Padrino in the $85,000 3yo QTIS Hcp over 1500m.
By Lyndhurst Stud’s ever-consistent Champion sire, Sequalo, Padrino not only got the glory, but got plenty of cash with his win earning connections $56,500 thanks to the impressive QTIS bonus.
And making it a race to race treble for the Queenslanders was Rocky King (pictured Dan Costello Racing).
The four year old gelding by Wattle Brae Stud sire Easy Rocking flashed home in the Cox Rayner Architects Hcp (1000m) and took his total earnings to well over $200,000 in the process.
He’s now had eight wins and three seconds from just eighteen starts.
QTIS BONUSES RACING AWAY
 Another big week for QTIS horses, with $179,000 in bonus prizemoney on offer across thirteen races .
Padrino (pictured Dan Costello Racing) was the big money winner taking out the QTIS 3yo Hcp at Eagle Farm on Saturday and racing away with $56,500 in the process, thanks to the $24,500 QTIS bonus.
QTIS owners on the provincial circuit were all smiles with the bonus increasing their prizemoney from $10,000 to $20,000. That saw first prize jump from $6,500 to $15,000, second from $2,000 to $4,300 and third from $1,000 to $2,200.
That money was claimed at Beaudesert, Mackay, Ipswich and the Gold Coast.
In the country, QTIS races were run and won at Emerald, Ingham and Miles with prizemoney also doubling at those venues.
LAST CHANCE TO HAVE YOUR SAY
This is your last chance to have your say on the TBQA market research study into the Queensland breeding and racing industry.
The survey closes THIS WEEK.
We are hoping you will take just ten minutes of your valuable time to answer the survey questions (via link below).
The information gathered will be used to help improve the breeding and racing industry in this state, and will be vital as we lobby industry bodies and the state government to help us move forward and secure a stronger future.
RQ AGM
The 2012/13 annual meeting for Racing Queensland (RQ) will be held on Friday, November 29, and is open to the public.
The meeting will be held in the Hall of Fame Room at Eagle Farm Racecourse in Brisbane at 10:00am.
Notice for this meeting was posted on the Racing Queensland website on October 29, 2013.
Information on this meeting can be viewed at www.racingqueensland.com.au under About / Annual General Meeting.