News About: Queensland Derby

Weights to determine Cylinder Beach’s Villiers Stakes Fate

Weights to determine Cylinder Beach’s Villiers Stakes Fate

28 Nov, 2016

Eagle Farm trainer Desleigh Forster will wait until the weights are released for the Group 2 $250,000 Villiers Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on December 17 before confirming a start for Cylinder Beach.

Cylinder Beach, above, could head to Sydney for the Villiers Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Forster collected her second Stakes success …

Melbourne Cup hopeful Howard Be Thy Name Bendigo Cup No. 1

Melbourne Cup hopeful Howard Be Thy Name Bendigo Cup No. 1

24 Oct, 2016

Melbourne Cup hopeful Howard Be Thy Name will lead the field out for the Group 3 $300,000 Jayco Bendigo Cup (2400m) at Bendigo on Wednesday.

Howard Be Thy Name, above, is the top weight for the Bendigo Cup. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

The Darren Weir trained Howard Be Thy Name was today also among the …

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.

Senior …

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 …

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: …

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 …

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 …

Berry chasing first Stradbroke Handicap win on Charlie Boy

Berry chasing first Stradbroke Handicap win on Charlie Boy

9 Jun, 2016

Globetrotting jockey Tommy Berry is giving himself a good chance of winning his first Stradbroke Handicap on the Peter and Paul Snowden trained Charlie Boy at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Jockey Tommy Berry, above, will ride Charlie Boy in the Stradbroke Handicap at Eagle Farm. Photo by Steve Hart.

Berry has just returned from a …

Provocative takes her place in Queensland Oaks

Provocative takes her place in Queensland Oaks

8 Jun, 2016

Kiwi filly Provocative will take her place in the rescheduled Group 1 $500,000 Treasury Casino & Hotel Queensland Oaks (2400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Imposing Lass, above, heads the market order for the Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm. Photo by Steve Hart.

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike had contemplated backing up Provocative in the Group …

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 …