-->

Quinton has his sights set on the Australian Derby with Master Agar

Deposit $100
to get

$250*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Deposit $50 bet with

$200*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Deposit $25
to get

$75*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Deposit $250
to get

$250*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Trainer Ron Quinton has set his sights high for Warwick Farm winner Master Agar who could develop into an Australian Derby prospect.

2014 Victoria Derby winner Preferment, above, is the early favourite for the 2015 Australian Derby at Randwick. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

2014 Victoria Derby winner Preferment, above, is the early favourite for the 2015 Australian Derby at Randwick. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Quinton has been patient with the expensive Not A Single Doubt three year old who was only having his third race start when a head winner in the $40,000 Hyland Race Colours Maiden Handicap over 1600m at Warwick Farm today.

But the former champion jockey believes that the gelding has the breeding and the potential to be aimed towards the Group 1 $2m BMW Australian Derby (2400m) at Randwick on April 12, the second day of ‘The Championships’.

“He was quite an expensive yearling, he cost $240,000 and being by Not A Single Doubt we thought he might show something early,” Quinton told TVN.

“But he has gone completely the other way and thrown to the dam side with his mother being by Zabeel.

“His connections have been patient and allowed me to take my time with him.

“He has been in and out of the stables a few times but this is his first real preparation.

Master Agar was only facing the starter for the third time today and Quinton said that the step up in distance to 1600 was a telling factor in his narrow win and he feels that there will be further improvement again as the distances are increased.

“He is a big raw horse and I think he will keep getting better as the races get longer,” Quinton said.

“I’d look to nominate him for the Derby, there is a lot of water to go under the bridge but he gives the impression that he should stay.”

If Master Agar was to progress onto the Australian Derby he would have to take on some of the top staying three year olds in the country including the Chris Waller trainer Preferment and Hampton Court from the powerful Gai Waterhouse stable.

Preferment has been installed the early favourite at $5 for the Australian Derby with Ladbrokes.com.au after winning the 2014 Group 1 $1.5m AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington during the Melbourne Spring Carnival.

While Hampton Court, a $6.50 chance, is also a Group 1 winner after taking out the $400,000 Moet & Chandon Spring Champion Stakes (2000m) at Randwick last October.

The John O’Shea trained Sweynesse is also high up in the betting at $7.50 following some good performances in the Spring that saw him win the Group 3 $200,000 Gloaming Stakes (1800m) at Rosehill on September 27 before running third to Hampton Court in the Spring Champion Stakes.

About The Author

Mark Mazzaglia

Mark is a passionate journalist with a life-time involvement in the racing industry. He spent many years as an analyst and form expert at the Courier Mail and also has hands-on experience working with some of Queensland’s top trainers.

89 Comments

  1. Lelio Vieira Carneiro Junior

    Why people still make use of to read news papers when in this
    technological globe everything is existing on web?

  2. augusto de arruda botelho

    I am extremely impressed with your writing skills
    and also with the layout on your blog. Is this a paid theme or did you customize
    it yourself? Either way keep up the nice quality writing, it’s rare to see a
    nice blog like this one these days.

  3. augusto de arruda botelho

    I like what you guys are up too. Such clever work and coverage!
    Keep up the awesome works guys I’ve incorporated you guys to our blogroll.

  4. James Frazer-Mann

    Incredible points. Sound arguments. Keep up the good work.

  5. computer memory holder

    Pretty nice post. I just stumbled upon your weblog and wanted to say that I have truly
    enjoyed surfing around your blog posts. After all I’ll be subscribing to
    your rss feed and I hope you write again very soon!

  6. Melinda

    you are actually a excellent webmaster. The
    web site loading speed is amazing. It kind of feels that you’re doing any distinctive trick.
    In addition, The contents are masterwork. you have performed a great activity in this matter!

  7. security products

    I like what you guys are usually up too. This kind of clever
    work and reporting! Keep up the very good works guys
    I’ve added you guys to my personal blogroll.

  8. code scanner--

    Truly no matter if someone doesn’t be aware of after that its
    up to other visitors that they will assist, so here it happens.

  9. akhrot.in

    Wonderful beat ! I would like to apprentice even as you amend your site, how can i
    subscribe for a blog site? The account aided me a applicable deal.

    I were a little bit familiar of this your broadcast offered shiny transparent idea

  10. cars value

    Excellent article. I’m facing some of these issues as
    well..

  11. James Frazer Mann

    Does your website have a contact page? I’m having problems locating it
    but, I’d like to send you an e-mail. I’ve got some creative ideas for your blog you might be interested in hearing.
    Either way, great blog and I look forward to seeing
    it grow over time.

  12. Mia

    Heya i’m for the first time here. I came across this board and I find It truly useful & it helped me out much.
    I hope to offer something again and help others like you helped
    me.

  13. substitute keys

    Now I am going away to do my breakfast, when having my breakfast coming over again to read additional news.

  14. car exhaust systems

    Piece of writing writing is also a fun, if you be
    acquainted with then you can write if not it is complicated to write.

  15. Maximo

    Excellent blog here! Additionally your site so much up very fast!

    What host are you the usage of? Can I get your associate hyperlink in your host?

    I wish my web site loaded up as fast as yours lol

  16. makanan bayi pertama

    You actually make it appear really easy along with your presentation however I in finding this
    topic to be really something which I think I might by no
    means understand. It seems too complicated and extremely huge for me.

    I’m looking ahead to your subsequent submit, I will try
    to get the cling of it!

  17. advertising podcast

    My brother suggested I might like this website. He was entirely right.
    This post truly made my day. You can not imagine
    simply how much time I had spent for this info! Thanks!

  18. interest rate

    Its like you read my thoughts! You appear to grasp a lot approximately this, such
    as you wrote the book in it or something.

    I feel that you just could do with a few p.c. to pressure
    the message house a little bit, but instead of that, this is great blog.
    An excellent read. I’ll definitely be back.

  19. car fuel saving products

    Incredible points. Sound arguments. Keep up the amazing spirit.

  20. exhaust system

    Excellent way of telling, and nice paragraph to get facts about
    my presentation focus, which i am going to deliver in college.

  21. home security services

    An intriguing discussion is worth comment. I think that you ought to write more about this subject, it might not
    be a taboo subject but usually folks don’t discuss these subjects.
    To the next! Best wishes!!

  22. code scanner--

    Howdy! Would you mind if I share your blog with my twitter
    group? There’s a lot of folks that I think would really enjoy your content.
    Please let me know. Thanks

  23. podcast uses

    I quite like looking through an article that can make people think.
    Also, thanks for allowing me to comment!

  24. buy car accessories

    It’s remarkable to visit this site and reading the views of all friends about this paragraph,
    while I am also eager of getting experience.

  25. trouble codes

    Thank you for the good writeup. It in fact was a amusement account it.
    Look advanced to far added agreeable from
    you! By the way, how could we communicate?

  26. computer diagnostics

    I’m not sure where you’re getting your information, but great
    topic. I needs to spend some time learning more or understanding more.
    Thanks for fantastic information I was looking for this
    information for my mission.

  27. Lauren

    Thanks very nice blog!

  28. James Frazer Mann

    Whoa! This blog looks just like my old one! It’s on a completely different topic but it has pretty much the same layout and design. Outstanding choice
    of colors!

  29. Esmeralda

    This piece of writing will help the internet users for setting up new website or even a weblog from start
    to end.

  30. Lelio Vieira Carneiro Junior

    always i used to read smaller posts that as well clear their motive, and that is also happening with this article which I am reading now.

  31. Cecile

    It’s not my first time to go to see this site, i am visiting this website dailly and get pleasant data from here all
    the time.

  32. James Frazer Mann

    This is a topic that is close to my heart…

    Cheers! Where are your contact details though?

  33. James Frazer-Mann

    Hi everyone, it’s my first go to see at this website, and article is actually fruitful in favor of me,
    keep up posting such content.

  34. www.minmag.mining.kz

    Hello! I’ve been reading your site for a while now and finally got the courage to go ahead and give you a shout out from
    Dallas Tx! Just wanted to tell you keep up the fantastic job!

  35. automobile diagnostics

    whoah this blog is fantastic i like reading your articles.
    Keep up the good work! You realize, a lot of persons
    are hunting round for this information, you can aid them greatly.

  36. Erma

    Keep this going please, great job!

  37. https://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Usurio(a):Augusto_de_Arruda_Botelho_Jr

    Hi, i read your blog from time to time and i own a similar
    one and i was just wondering if you get a lot of spam responses?
    If so how do you reduce it, any plugin or anything you
    can advise? I get so much lately it’s driving me insane so any support is very much appreciated.

  38. best security

    I’d like to thank you for the efforts you’ve put in penning this website.
    I am hoping to view the same high-grade blog posts from you in the future
    as well. In truth, your creative writing abilities has
    motivated me to get my very own site now ;)

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published.