News About 2011 Queensland Oaks

Shootoff Derby Favourite

Shootoff Derby Favourite

Shootoff

The Graham and Debbie Rogerson trained Shootoff is now the sole favourite for the Group One Queensland Derby after Oaks winner Scarlett Lady was confirmed as a non-runner.

Scarlett Lady and Shootoff had been sharing favouritism all week, however after Rogerson confirmed that the Oaks winning filly would be spelled and aimed at the spring carnival, Shootoff has been ...

Scarlett Lady in Derby Frame

Scarlett Lady in Derby Frame

Queensland Oaks winner Scarlett Lady remains in the frame for Saturday’s Group One Queensland Derby.

Trainer Graham Rogerson ordered a blood count be taken form the filly, in a sign that he may be assessing her fitness ahead of Saturday’s Derby.

“I had the blood count done on her and I’ll get the result of that tonight but there will ...

Heidilicious in Derby

Heidilicious in Derby

The John Sadler trained Heidilicious has been confirmed as a starter for Saturday’s Group One Queensland Derby at Eagle Farm.

Heidilicious was second favourite in last Saturday’s Queensland Oaks, however she blew start of the race and was forced to settle last before unleashing in the home straight to finish fifth.

In her previous start, in the Doomben Roses, ...

Scarlett Lady May Be a Derby Starter

Scarlett Lady May Be a Derby Starter

Connections of Queensland Oaks winning filly Scarlett Lady remain undecided as to whether their boom filly will go up against the boys in the Queensland Derby.

Scarlett Lady produced a stunning turn of foot in the Queensland Oaks to put paid to her rivals, and straight after the race the question was being asked: Will she race in the Queensland ...

Oaks Winner Scarlett Lady Sends Early Spring Warning

Oaks Winner Scarlett Lady Sends Early Spring Warning

Star Kiwi sensation Scarlett Lady sent an early warning to any of her potential Melbourne Spring Carnival rivals with an ultra dominant display in Eagle Farm’s Group 1 Queensland Oaks on Saturday.

Graeme Rogerson - trainer of Queensland Oaks winner Scarlett Lady

A diminutive but top-class three-year-old filly from the stables of Graeme and Debbie Rogerson in New Zealand, Scarlett ...

Nolen Gets a Winning Warm-Up Before Oaks

Nolen Gets a Winning Warm-Up Before Oaks

Hoop of the moment Luke Nolen enjoyed a first-up win at Eagle Farm this afternoon aboard Robert Heathcote’s classy galloper Heartshaker in the perfect warm-up for the jockey before he takes the mount aboard Fillydelphia in the Queensland Oaks.

“It warmed him up nicely for the Oaks didn’t it,” Heathcote said of Luke Nolen after the win on Heartshaker....

Scarlett Not the Only Lady for Rogerson on Oaks Day

Scarlett Not the Only Lady for Rogerson on Oaks Day

Graeme Rogerson doesn’t have just one leading lady at Eagle Farm’s Queensland Oaks Day meeting today, the top New Zealand-based trainer tipping a good showing from both of his Savabeel fillies.

While there has been plenty of attention on Scarlett Lady ahead of her run in today’s headline race, the $400,000 Group 1 Queensland Oaks (2400m), stablemate and fellow daughter ...

Lady Set to Display her Melbourne Cup Credentials

Lady Set to Display her Melbourne Cup Credentials

The Graeme and Debbie Rogerson-trained Scarlett Lady will be putting her Melbourne Cup credentials on display at Eagle Farm tomorrow, the Kiwi sensation ready to start the clear favourite in the Queensland Oaks.

Savabeel filly Scarlett Lady is undefeated in five runs this year having won four straight back home in New Zealand ahead of her awesome Australian ...

Eagle Farm Early Scratchings and Track Condition

Eagle Farm Early Scratchings and Track Condition

Eagle Farm racecourse is in tip top condition ahead of one its biggest meetings of the year.

Forecasters have predicted fine weather for the Queensland Oaks meeting, meaning the track should not be downgraded from its current reading of a Dead 5.

The racing surface has not been watered by track staff and just 10mm of rain has fallen ...

Rosemont Hopes to Toast to Oaks Win

Rosemont Hopes to Toast to Oaks Win

Anthony Mithen’s Rosemont Stud team celebrated a drought-breaking race win last Saturday with Secret Flyer and now the racing operation is hoping to toast to an elite level success just seven days later with the John Sadler-trained Heidilicious representing them in the Queensland Oaks.

Secret Flyer was the impressive winner of the $70,000 ALH Group Plate Open (1000m) ...