News About: 2013 Queensland Derby
At $34 in the Queensland Derby market, Ali Vital is undoubtedly a long shot at Eagle Farm on Saturday.
But trainer Michael Moroney isn’t ready to rule out the raw stayer despite also saddling up one of the top betting fancies.
Grand Prix Stakes runner-up Rhythm To Spare ($6) stands as Moroney’s best Derby hope …
After being balloted out of the $1.36 million Group 1 AAMI Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) this weekend, Murray Baker’s smart mare Diademe will instead run in one of the Eagle Farm support races on Saturday leading up to her grand final in the Tattersall’s Tiara.
Victorian stayer Ali Vital is on track for a Group 1 assignment in the Queensland Derby (2400m) on Saturday week after a commanding victory at Doomben today.
The three-year-old comfortably disposed of his rivals by three lengths in the Ascend Sales Handicap (2200m) which was his second straight win.
More important than the victory was …
Melbourne gelding Ali Vital can book a spot in Michael Moroney’s Queensland Derby team with a strong performance at Doomben today.
The lightly-raced galloper will contest the Ascend Sales three-years-old handicap (2200m) and is likely to need victory to secure a spot in Saturday week’s three-year-old feature.
With just $17,575 in prizemoney from five career …
Electric Fusion has earned himself a start in the Group 1 Queensland Derby at Eagle Farm in two weeks’ time.
The three-year-old proved to trainer Robert Smerdon and jockey Dwayne Dunn that he …
Staying three-year-old Hawkspur appears set to start as favourite in the Queensland Derby (2400m) after claiming another big lead-up win in the Group 3 Grand Prix Stakes (2200m) at Doomben today.
After dominating his rivals on a heavy Eagle Farm in the Rough …
Win, lose or draw, promising New Zealand stayer Ambitious Champion is off to Hong Kong following the winter.
But whether he goes there with some Queensland feature wins under his belt could be determined this weekend.
The Murray Baker-trained gelding will make his Australian debut in the Group 3 Grand Prix Stakes (2200m) at Doomben …
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