Racing Blog

June 26, 2018

Seaway for Sunshine Coast Guineas

Talented Seaway is likely to be top trainer Chris Waller’s sole runner in the Group Three Sunshine Coast Guineas. The race holds a special place for Waller with Winx successful in 2015 to begin a streak of wins which now stands at 25, 18 at Group One level. Waller said he was always keen to […]

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January 25, 2018

Coastline BMW Sunshine Coast Cup Day – Sat 27th Jan 2018

The Coastline BMW Sunshine Coast Cup Day will be held on Saturday 27th January 2018. The raceday will see the fourth year that Coastline BMW and Sunshine Coast Turf Club have teamed up to offer a top quality metropolitan raceday. The day will see the running of two feature races; the Listed $100,000 Coastline BMW […]

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December 7, 2017

State pride on the line as jockey series comes to town

Article by: Steele Taylor at www.sunshinecoastdaily.com.au RACING: Queensland rider Matt McGillivray is determined to carry his recent run of good form into the Origin jockey series, which will culminate at Caloundra on Sunday. The 25-year-old has shown plenty of spark during the past month, capturing his first Stakes win with Crack Me Up in the Recognition Stakes. […]

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November 27, 2017

SCTC Trainers Profile – Bette Harden

Where were you born? Bangalow N.S.W How did you start in the thoroughbred industry? Involved as an owner & trackwork rider with husband in 1970. How many staff in your team?  2 How many horses are you currently training? 3 How long have you been based on the Sunshine Coast?   Since 1974. Highlight of your […]

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November 9, 2017

SCTC Trainers Profile – Stuart Kendrick

Website:  www.kendrickracingstables.com.au Where were you born?  Sydney How did you start in the thoroughbred industry? Started training one horse in Mackay. How many staff in your team?  12 How many horses are you currently training?  55 How long have you been based on the Sunshine Coast? 4 1/2 years Highlight of your racing career? Running […]

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October 30, 2017

Tarzan breaks Corbould Park record

Sunshine Coast Daily by Tom Threadingham The Stuart Kendrick-trained Tarzan has proven a speedy contender after breaking a track record yesterday. Tarzan not only stormed home in a hotly-contested $60,000 open handicap at Corbould Park but claimed a new record in the process. The five-year-old gelding crossed the 1000m distance in a time of 56.27seconds, beating the […]

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October 23, 2017

SCTC Trainers Profile – David Vandyke

Website:   www.vandykeracing.com Where were you born? Sydney How did you start in the thoroughbred industry?  I attended race meetings & stud farms from birth as my family owned horses. How many staff in your team?  16 How many horses are you currently training? 37 How long have you been based on the Sunshine Coast? 17 […]

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October 16, 2017

SCTC Trainers Profile – Nat McCall

Website:    www.natmccallracing.com.au Where were you born?  Toowoomba How did you start in the thoroughbred industry? Family – Dad was a trainer. How many staff in your team?  6 How many horses are you currently training?  25 How long have you been based on the Sunshine Coast? 10 years Highlight of your racing career/your most […]

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October 13, 2017

SCTC Trainers Profile – Darryl Hansen

Website:  www.darrylhansenracing.com.au Where were you born?  Charters Towers How did you start in the thoroughbred industry? By going to the Townsville Races with my Grandparents as a 6 year old. How many staff in your team? 4 How many horses are you currently training? 27 How long have you been based on the Sunshine Coast? […]

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