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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 …

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 …

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 …

Two derby winners among nominations for Grand Prix Stakes

Two derby winners among nominations for Grand Prix Stakes

22 May, 2017

Victoria Derby winner Prized Icon and South Australian Derby winner Volatile Mix are among the nominations for Group 3 $150,000 Mullins Lawyers Grand Prix Stakes (2200m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Prized Icon, above, is among the nominations for the Grand Prix Stakes at Eagle Farm. Photo by Steve Hart.

Twenty-five three year olds have …

Queensland Derby The Target for Rough Habit Plate Winner Shocking Luck

Queensland Derby The Target for Rough Habit Plate Winner Shocking Luck

13 May, 2017

Shocking Luck has produced a superior staying effort to win the Group 3 Rough Habit Plate (2000m) in Brisbane; the final race on 2017 Doomben 10,000 Day.

Shocking Luck had just that when second at Ipswich on debut in Australia last week, but the horse was out to make his own this afternoon and took …

Mongolian Wolf’s place in the Rough Habit Plate is up in the air

Mongolian Wolf’s place in the Rough Habit Plate is up in the air

11 May, 2017

The Group 3 $125,000 Mittys Rough Habit Plate (2000m) at Doomben on Saturday is trainer Darren Weir’s preferred option for dual acceptor Mongolian Wolf.

Mongolian Wolf, above, is an acceptor for the Rough Habit Plate at Doomben and the Noel Rundle handicap at Caulfield. Photo by Steve Hart.

Weir is hoping suitable travel arrangements can …

2017 Queensland Derby nominations: Waller enters 9

2017 Queensland Derby nominations: Waller enters 9

3 May, 2017

Champion Sydney trainer Chris Waller has nine three-year-olds among the ninety-eight nominations for the 2017 Group 1 $600,000 Channel 7 Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm on June 10.

Mongolian Wolf, above, is among the nominations for the 2017 Queensland Derby at eagle Farm Farm. Photo by Steve Hart.

Waller is giving himself a great …

Gunsynd Classic chance Realing aiming for Queensland Derby Berth

Gunsynd Classic chance Realing aiming for Queensland Derby Berth

28 Apr, 2017

The Matthew Dunn trained Realing could enhance his credentials for a spot in the Queensland Derby with an improved performance in the Group 3 $125,000 Ascot Green Gunsynd Classic (1600m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Trainer Matthew Dunn, above, is looking for an imprpved performance from Realing in the Gunsynd Classic at Eagle Farm. Photo …

Queensland Derby bound Kunming in final field for Gunsynd Classic

Queensland Derby bound Kunming in final field for Gunsynd Classic

26 Apr, 2017

Trainer Gary Moore will get a better idea of Kunming’s Queensland Derby chances after the gelding runs in the Group 3 $125,000 Ascot Green Gunsynd Classic (1600m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Dreams Aplenty, above, is chasing his fourth win on the trot in the Gunsynd Classic at Eagle Farm. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.…

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 …