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2016 Queensland Derby Results: Eagle Way Wins

2016 Queensland Derby Results: Eagle Way Wins

11 Jun, 2016

Eagle Way was too strong for his rivals in the final stages of the 2016 Queensland Derby to deliver leading Hong Kong trainer John Moore his first Group 1 win in Australia as an owner.

Tommy Berry was delighted to win the 2016 Queensland Derby with Eagle Way at Eagle Farm this afternoon. Photo by: …

Etymology has to overcome wide barrier in Queensland Derby

Etymology has to overcome wide barrier in Queensland Derby

9 Jun, 2016

Tough staying three year old Etymology will have to overcome a wide barrier if he is to win the Group 1 $600,000 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Jockey James McDonald, above, will ride Etymology in the Queensland Derby at Eagle Farm. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The John O’Shea …

Howard Be Thy Name makes it 4 straight with South Australian Derby win

Howard Be Thy Name makes it 4 straight with South Australian Derby win

14 May, 2016

In form three year old Howard Be Thy Name made it four straight wins with a hard fought victory in the Group 1 $500,000 South Australian Derby (2500m) at Morphettville today.

Howard Be Thy Name, all blue with white pom pom, black blinkers, finished too strongly to beat Etymology, white cap, in the South Australian …

O’Shea giving both his South Australia Derby runners strong chances

O’Shea giving both his South Australia Derby runners strong chances

10 May, 2016

Trainer John O’Shea is giving both his runners, Tarquin and Etymology, strong chances in the Group 1 $500,000 South Australian Derby (2500m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Tarquin, above, is one of two runners trainer John O’Shea will saddle up in the South Australian Derby at Morphettville. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Tarquin has drawn well …

Godolphin pair on track for South Australian Derby

Godolphin pair on track for South Australian Derby

4 May, 2016

Godolphin’s three year olds Tarquin and Unbreakable are both on track to run in the Group 1 $500,000 South Australian Derby (2500m) at Morphettville on May 14 after wins at Caulfield last Saturday.

Tarquin will now head to the South Australian Derby at Morphettville after winning at Caulfield. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Top Melbourne …

Cool Chap ready to run 2800m of the St Leger

Cool Chap ready to run 2800m of the St Leger

22 Apr, 2016

Emerging young stayer Cool Chap is ready to run the 2800m of the Listed $200,000 VRC St Leger at Flemington on Monday according to co-trainer Lee Freedman.

Jockey Daniel Stackhouse takes the ride on Cool Chap in the St Leger at Flemington. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Cool Chap is by champion sire High …

No concerns for Tally getting 2400m of Australian Derby

No concerns for Tally getting 2400m of Australian Derby

30 Mar, 2016

Trainer John O’Shea has no concerns that the in-form Tally will has any trouble getting the 2400m of the Group 1 $2m BMW Australian Derby at Randwick on the first day of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday.

Tally will be stepping up the 2400m of the Australian Derby at Randwick for the first time. Photo by …

Press Statement Dominant Royal Randwick Guineas Favourite

Press Statement Dominant Royal Randwick Guineas Favourite

3 Mar, 2016

Press Statement is currently available at 2016 Royal Randwick Guineas odds of $1.50 and is set to start as one of the shortest-priced favourites in the history of the Group 1 event.

Press Statement has the chance to record a third win at Group 1 level in the Royal Randwick Guineas. Photo by: Steve Hart…

12 Rivals For Press Statement In Royal Randwick Guineas Field

12 Rivals For Press Statement In Royal Randwick Guineas Field

2 Mar, 2016

The 2016 Royal Randwick Guineas field has been released and Press Statement is set to take on 12 rivals in the Group 1 event this weekend.

Press Statement is set to start the 2016 Royal Randwick Guineas as a dominant favourite. Photo by: Steve Hart

Press Statement laid claim to the title of the best …

Etymology kicks off Australian Derby campaign in Hobartville Stakes

Etymology kicks off Australian Derby campaign in Hobartville Stakes

18 Feb, 2016

The Group 2 $400,000 Hobartville Stakes (1400m) at Rosehill on Saturday will be the starting point for Etymology’s Australian Derby campaign.

Etymology ran second to Tarzino, above, in the 2015 Victoria Derby at Flemington. Photo by Steve Hart.

Etymology showed his staying ability over the 2015 Melbourne Spring Carnival with a solid 2 lengths second …