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Complete 2017 Queensland Derby Form Guide

Complete 2017 Queensland Derby Form Guide

8 Jun, 2017

The 2017 Queensland Derby Form Guide is a must read for novice punters and racing fans ahead of the Group 1 race at Doomben in Brisbane on Saturday afternoon.

Volatile Mix will take his place in Saturday’s Group 1 Queensland Derby field. Photo: Jenny Barnes

Some of the winter’s best three-year-old stayers have been confirmed …

Queensland Derby’s reduced distance will suit Shocking Luck

Queensland Derby’s reduced distance will suit Shocking Luck

8 Jun, 2017

The reduced distance of 2200m for the Group 1 $600,000 Channel Seven Queensland Derby at Doomben on Saturday will suit Kiwi three year old Shocking Luck.

Volatile Mix, above with yellow cap and white sleeves, will jump from the outside gate in the Queensland Derby at Doomben. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Two starts back Shocking …

No Order Again in 2017 Queesnland Derby field

No Order Again in 2017 Queesnland Derby field

7 Jun, 2017

One time favourite Order Again is a noted absentee from the final field for the 2017 Group 1 $600,000 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2200m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Volatile Mix, above, with yellow cap and white sleeves, has drawn a wide barrier in the Queensland Derby at Doomben. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Order Again was …

Mongolian Wolf has to pass final test to boost Queensland Derby Chances

Mongolian Wolf has to pass final test to boost Queensland Derby Chances

5 Jun, 2017

Trainer Darren Weir will give Mongolian Wolf one final test to boost his chances in Saturday’s Group 1 $600,000 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2200m) at Doomben.

Mongolian Wolf, above, will gallop at Colleraine before heading to Brisbane for the Queensland Derby at Doomben. Photo by Steve Hart.

Mongolian Wolf put in a well below par …

Melody Belle will be late nomination for J J Atkins

Melody Belle will be late nomination for J J Atkins

31 May, 2017

Nominal favourite Melody Belle is missing from the first acceptances for the Group 1 $600,000 BMW Australia J.J. Atkins (1600m) at Doomben on June 10 following a communication oversight.

Trainer Peter Snowden, above, has Taking Aim in the J J Atkins first acceptances. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Giant New Zealand-based racing stable Te Akau Racing …

Queensland Derby Next for Grand Prix Stakes Winner Order Again

Queensland Derby Next for Grand Prix Stakes Winner Order Again

27 May, 2017

Order Again has bobbed his head at the right time to beat Group 1 winner Volatile Mix in this afternoon’s Group 3 Grand Prix Stakes (2000m) at Eagle Farm.

Brian Smith saddled Order Again to success in this afternoon’s Group 3 Grand Prix Stakes. Photo: Daniel Costello

Order Again attracted the biggest market share of …

2017 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup Day Results: Clearly Innocent is the Kingsford-Smith Cup Winner

2017 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup Day Results: Clearly Innocent is the Kingsford-Smith Cup Winner

27 May, 2017

2017 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup Day has drawn some of the Brisbane Winter Carnival’s most exciting horses to Eagle Farm this afternoon and is highlighted by the inaugural running of the Group 1 feature race, contested over 1300m.

Black Heart Bart remains favourite to win this afternoon’s Group 1 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup at Eagle Farm. Photo: …

Grand Prix Stakes fancy Order Again can pencil in a Queensland Derby spot

Grand Prix Stakes fancy Order Again can pencil in a Queensland Derby spot

26 May, 2017

Promising staying three year old Order Again can pencil in a spot in the Queensland Derby with another impressive performance in the Group 3 $150,000 Mullins Lawyers Grand Prix Stakes (2200m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Larry Cassidy, above, rides Order Again in the Grand Prix Stakes at Eagle Farm. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The …

2017 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup Day Preview & Tips

2017 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup Day Preview & Tips

25 May, 2017

2017 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup Day has drawn eight talent-rich fields to Eagle Farm Racecourse in Brisbane on Saturday, including the re-jigged Group 1 feature race which will be contested over 1300m.

Under The Louvre and Black Heart Bart will go head-to-head in the Group 1 Darley Kingsford-Smith Cup. Photo: Daniel Costello

Some of the Brisbane …

Shocking Luck early favourite for Grand Prix Stakes

Shocking Luck early favourite for Grand Prix Stakes

24 May, 2017

Hong Kong bound Shocking Luck has been installed the early favourite for the Group 3 $150,000 Mullins Lawyers Grand Prix Stakes (2200m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Kiwi jockey Opie Bosson, above on Rosehill Guineas winner Gingernuts, will ride Shocking Luck in the Grand Prix Stakes at Eagle Farm. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Stephen …