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Waller Pleased with 2016 Queensland Derby Chances

Waller Pleased with 2016 Queensland Derby Chances
June 7th, 2016

Chris Waller is offered a great chance of success in Saturday’s 2016 Queensland Derby (2400m) with Mackintosh, but is confident stable mates Encosta Line and Rodrico are also primed for strong performances in the Group 1 race at Eagle Farm. Encosta Line has more than stamped himself as a runner…

2016 Queensland Derby Hopes to Line Up in Rough Habit Plate

2016 Queensland Derby Hopes to Line Up in Rough Habit Plate
May 10th, 2016

Trainer Chris Waller will begin his assault on the Brisbane Winter Carnival on Saturday when he saddles 2016 Queensland Derby prospects Mackintosh, Multifacets and Trafalgar in the Group 3 Rough Habit Plate (2000m) at Doomben. Mackintosh began his racing career under the guidance of James Bridge in New Zealand, and…

2016 Queensland Derby the Target for Trafalgar

2016 Queensland Derby the Target for Trafalgar
April 29th, 2016

Chris Waller has a big opinion of Trafalgar and has revealed he will set the talented three-year-old on a course towards the Group 1 Queensland Derby (2400m) during the upcoming 2016 Brisbane Winter Carnival. Trafalgar has fast stamped himself as one to follow through a short but impressive racing career…

2016 Queensland Derby the Target for Raghu

2016 Queensland Derby the Target for Raghu
April 12th, 2016

Trainer Tony Pike failed to make much of an impact during the last year’s Brisbane Winter Carnival, but is confident classy three-year-old Raghu and will reverse his fortunes upon returning to the Sunshine Stakes in 2016. Raghu has been a strong and consistent performer for Pike through a short but…

2016 Queensland Derby the Target for Red Alto

2016 Queensland Derby the Target for Red Alto
February 5th, 2016

Red Alto laid a great account for himself through the recent Spring Carnival and trainer Brent Stanley has revealed the three-year-old will be targeted towards the 2016 Queensland Derby (2400m) upon resuming this time. While yet to break through for a race win, Red Alto has finished in the minor…

High Midnight Primed for 2015 Queensland Derby

High Midnight Primed for 2015 Queensland Derby
May 26th, 2015

High Midnight has been a standout performer for Bart and James Cummings this season and has earned a place in the 2015 Group 1 Queensland Derby (2200m) at Doomben on June 6th following two standout victories. Posting three race wins over just six career starts so far, High Midnight was…

Master Of Arts a Serious 2015 Queensland Derby Contender

Master Of Arts a Serious 2015 Queensland Derby Contender
May 5th, 2015

Master Of Arts posted an impressive win in the Terminus Hotel Healesville Plate (2000m) at Caulfield over the weekend, and trainer Darren Weir is hopeful the result will play a key role in progression towards the Group 1 Queensland Derby (2200m) on June 6th. Jumping from the gates well, jockey…

O’Sullivan Happy As Hell To Contest the Queensland Derby

O’Sullivan Happy As Hell To Contest the Queensland Derby
June 3rd, 2014

A noted performer over minor events throughout the Victorian racing circuit this time in, exciting three-year-old Happy As Hell will undoubtedly face his biggest test to date when lining up for this weekend’s Group 1 Queensland Derby (2400m). Overcoming poor running to position to finish a fighting third in the…

Pinstripe Lane Eyeing Maiden Group 1 in Queensland Derby

Pinstripe Lane Eyeing Maiden Group 1 in Queensland Derby
June 3rd, 2014

Yet to break through for a maiden victory at Group 1 level, trainer Troy Corstens is confident he is in the best position to break the drought when saddling exciting stayer Pinstripe Lane in this weekend’s Queensland Derby (2400m) at Brisbane’s Eagle Farm Racecourse. Producing a strong turn of foot…

Waller Hopeful of Continued Success for Vilanova in Queensland Derby

Waller Hopeful of Continued Success for Vilanova in Queensland Derby
May 26th, 2014

Trainer Chris Waller is hopeful of maiden Group 1 success for Vilanova in the Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm on June 7th after an impressive performance to stroll home and win the Group 3 Grand Prix Stakes (2200m) at Doomben last weekend. Comfortably jogging clear of the main pack…