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Worthy Cause needs a change of luck in Ipswich Cup

Worthy Cause needs a change of luck in Ipswich Cup

16 Jun, 2016

Sunshine Coast trainer John Zielke is hoping a change of jockey will bring a change of luck for Worthy Cause when he contests the Listed $175,000 Channel 7 Ipswich Cup (2150m) at Ipswich on Saturday.

Worthy Cause, above, will be ridden by Bobby El-Issa in the Ipswich Cup at Ipswich. Photo by Daniel Costello.

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Queensland Derby winner Eagle Way to do future racing in Hong Kong

Queensland Derby winner Eagle Way to do future racing in Hong Kong

14 Jun, 2016

John Moore, Hong Kong’s leading trainer and owner of Queensland Derby winner Eagle Way, looks certain to take the three year old gelding back to his Asian base to join his large stable.

Queensland Derby winner Eagle Way looks certain to head to Hong Kong to race. Photo by Steve Hart.

Eagle Way was due …

Forster can’t split her two Queensland Derby runners

Forster can’t split her two Queensland Derby runners

10 Jun, 2016

Eagle Farm trainer Desleigh Forster is finding it hard to separate her two runners, Cylinder Beach and I’m Belucci, in the Group 1 $600,000 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Cylinder Beach, above gold and maroon colours, is one of two runners for trainer Desleigh Forster in Queens;and Derby at Eagle …

Unbreakable freshened up for Queensland Guineas

Unbreakable freshened up for Queensland Guineas

10 Jun, 2016

Godolphin three year old Unbreakable has been freshened up for his assault on the Group 2 $400,000 MIRVAC Queensland Guineas (1600m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Unbreakable, above, will be better suited by the 1600m of the Queensland Guineas at Eagle Farm. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Trainer John O’Shea thinks the 1600m of the …

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 draws perfectly at 2 for Queensland Derby

Howard Be Thy Name draws perfectly at 2 for Queensland Derby

8 Jun, 2016

Favourite Howard Be Thy Name has drawn perfectly at barrier two for the Group 1 $600,000 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Howard Be Thy Name, above. has drawn perfectly at barrier 2 for the Queensland Derby at Eagle Farm. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

The Darren Weir trained Howard Be Thy …

Oliver to ride Red Alto in Queensland Derby

Oliver to ride Red Alto in Queensland Derby

2 Jun, 2016

Victorian trainer Paul Banks has secured the services of champion jockey Damien Oliver to ride his three year old Red Alto in the Group 1 $600,000 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm on June 11.

Damien Oliver, above, will ride Red Alto in the Queensland Derby at Eagle Farm. Photo by Ultimate Racing …

Mackintosh confirmed for Queensland Derby, among 1st acceptances

Mackintosh confirmed for Queensland Derby, among 1st acceptances

1 Jun, 2016

Champion trainer Chris Waller has confirmed a start for Mackintosh in the Group 1 $600,000 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm on June 11.

Mackintosh, above, is among the first acceptors for the Queensland Derby at Eagle Farm. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The former New Zealand trained Macintosh is one of twenty-eight three …

Mackintosh remains unbeaten for Waller with Grand Prix Stakes win

Mackintosh remains unbeaten for Waller with Grand Prix Stakes win

28 May, 2016

Former Kiwi trained three year old Mackintosh remains unbeaten for trainer Chris Waller and will now head to the Queensland Derby after winning the Group 3 $150,000 Mullins Lawyers Grand Prix Stakes (2200m) at Doomben today.

Mackintosh remains unbeaten for trainer Chris Waller with his win in the Grand Prix Stakes at Doomben. Photo by …

Howard Be Thy Name going for five straight in Grand Prix Stakes

Howard Be Thy Name going for five straight in Grand Prix Stakes

27 May, 2016

Darren Weir’s latest three year old star Howard Be Thy Name is searching for five straight wins when he lines up in the Group 3 $150,000 Mullins Lawyers Grand Prix Stakes (2200m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Howard Be Thy Name. above, is going for five straight wins in the Grand Prix Stakes at Doomben. Photo …