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2014 Stradbroke Handicap

The Stradbroke Handicap Group 1 horse race is one of the most prestigious in Queensland, Australia. The 1400m sprint is held at Eagle Farm, which is right across the street from the famed Doomben Race Course. The 2014 Stradbroke Handicap will be run on June 7th, this coming Saturday.

The winner of this race takes home $640,000. The field is set and we are going to talk about the top 5 horses with the best odds. Last years race was won by Linton, Buffering came in second and Streama followed at third. Here are the top 5 horses at the moment going into the 2014 Stradbroke Handicap on Saturday.

Srikandi – Srikandi is the daughter of Dubawi and has won 6 of her 7 starts. This has made her the odds on favourite in this race at the present. In her most recent sprint she won the 1350m Group 3 Glenlogan Park States convincingly. She is trained by Ciaron-Maher. ODDS = 4.50

Rebel Dane – Rebel Dane is trained by Gary Portelli. This 4 year old has 15 starts and has won 6 and finished 2nd twice. This horse places 60% of the time. ODDS = 6.00

Hucklebuck – Hucklebuck finished 3rd at the Group 3 Fred Best Classic. The 3 year old has 9 starts and has won 5 and came in 2nd 1 time and 3rd 1 time as well. The horse is trained by Phillip Stokes and has placed 89% of the time. ODDS = 6.00

Red Tracer – Red Tracer is from the Chris Waller stables. The 6 year old has 36 starts and has won 15, came in 2nd 7 times and 3rd 7 times as well. This horse places 81% of the time. ODDS = 9.00

Spirit of Boom – Spirit of Boom is trained by Tony Gollan. The 6 year old has 51 starts and has won 9 times, came in 2nd 14 times and 3rd 6 times. The horse places 57% of the time. ODDS = 11.00

Final Thoughts

Weather reports are calling for a wet track at the running of the 2014 Stradbroke Handicap in Queensland, Australia on Saturday. A long shot to watch for on the wet track might be Reparations who is running right now at 34.00 ODDS. The other Tony Gollan entry, Temple of Boom, figures to be in the thick of things as well. This is one Group 1 race you don’t want to miss.

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