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Tavidream Definitely Queensland Derby Bound

Tavidream Definitely Queensland Derby Bound

24 Apr, 2017

Co-trainer Chris Gibbs confirmed over the weekend that the stable’s progressive young stayer Tavidream was “definitely Queensland Derby bound” after a win at Ellerslie across the Tasman.

A stablemate of 2015 Rosehill Guineas winner Volkstok’n’barrell (pictured), Tavidream is on track for a Queensland Derby 2017 bid this winter. Photo: Steve Hart.

A well-bred son of …

2017 Queensland Derby Hopes on Show at Ellerslie

2017 Queensland Derby Hopes on Show at Ellerslie

20 Apr, 2017

Two potential Queensland Derby-bound New Zealand gallopers face off for Donna Logan and co-trainer Chris Gibbs at Ellerslie across the Tasman this Saturday.

Former New Zealand-trained three-year-old Mongolian Wolf is early favourite in pre-nomination 2017 Queensland Derby betting this winter. Photo: Steve Hart.

The duo saddle-up stablemates Tavidream and Comin’through in Race 8 – the …

Queensland Derby For Frank Packer Plate Winner Mongolian Wolf

Queensland Derby For Frank Packer Plate Winner Mongolian Wolf

15 Apr, 2017

Mongolian Wolf will head towards the 2017 Queensland Derby after he made his Australian racing debut with an impressive victory in the Frank Packer Plate at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

Mongolian Wolf will head to the Queensland Derby following his win in the Frank Packer Plate. Photo by: Steve Hart

There was plenty of speed …

Tulloch Stakes scratching Rising Red in doubt for Australian Derby

Tulloch Stakes scratching Rising Red in doubt for Australian Derby

23 Mar, 2017

A mystery lameness that has forced the scratching of Rising Red from the Group 2 $200,000 Power Distribution Australia Tulloch Stakes (2000m) at Rosehill on Saturday could spell the end of an Australian Derby campaign for Kiwi three year old.

Prized Icon, above, is the current favourite for the Tulloch Stakes at Rosehill. Photo by …

Brisbane Handicap over Villiers Stakes for Cylinder Beach

Brisbane Handicap over Villiers Stakes for Cylinder Beach

12 Dec, 2016

Trainer Desleigh Forster looks set to abort a trip to Sydney for the Villiers Stakes and will keep Cylinder Beach at home to run in the Listed $100,000 Tailored Furniture Solutions Brisbane Handicap (1600m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Cylinder Beach, above in maroon and gold colours, is favoured to run in the Brisbane Handicap at …

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: …