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Eagle Way Is The 2016 Queensland Derby Winner

Eagle Way Is The 2016 Queensland Derby Winner
June 11th, 2016

Bryan Guy-trained Eagle Way outstayed his rivals to record a tough victory in the 2016 Queensland Derby at Eagle Farm this afternoon. Eagle Way was a drifter in the lead-up to the Queensland Derby, despite his impressive lead-up run in the Grand Prix Stakes a fortnight ago, but he stormed…

2016 Queensland Derby Tips and Betting Preview

2016 Queensland Derby Tips and Betting Preview
June 10th, 2016

A talented field of three-year-old stayers has been confirmed for Saturday’s 2016 Group 1 Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm Racecourse; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Howard Be Thy Name has been backed into outright favouritism in 2016…

2016 Queensland Derby Odds and Betting Update

2016 Queensland Derby Odds and Betting Update
June 9th, 2016

A talent rich field has been confirmed for Saturday’s 2016 Group 1 Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm Racecourse; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Howard Be Thy Name is a proven performer at the class and distance and…

2016 Queensland Derby Field and Barrier Draw

2016 Queensland Derby Field and Barrier Draw
June 8th, 2016

A talented and capacity field of eighteen three-year-olds and one emergency has been confirmed for Saturday’s 2016 Group 1 Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm Racecourse; highlighted by the inclusion of some of the Brisbane Winter Carnival’s standout performers. Howard Be Thy Name has returned to racing in exceptional form…

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…

28 Included in 2016 Queensland Derby Nominations

28 Included in 2016 Queensland Derby Nominations
June 7th, 2016

Twenty-eight runners have been included in 2016 Queensland Derby nominations; highlighted by the pending appearance of some of the Brisbane Winter Carnival’s most exciting racing prospects at Eagle Farm on Saturday. Howard Be Thy Name has been a standout through his current preparation and has been included by trainer Darren…

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…