News About 2013 Rough Habit Plate

Hawkspur Takes Out Rough Habit Plate 2013 – Race Results

Hawkspur Takes Out Rough Habit Plate 2013 – Race Results

Hawkspur was too good for the rest in the field in today’s 2013 Rough Habit Plate at Eagle Farm Racecourse. The three-year-old won the race in convincing fashion ahead of Survived, who placed second, and Usainity, who finished in third. Survived was heavily favoured to win the 2013 Rough Habit Plate at paying $2.10. The…

BTC Cup Day 2013 – Eagle Farm Scratchings

BTC Cup Day 2013 – Eagle Farm Scratchings

BTC Cup Day is set to take place at Eagle Farm Racecourse today May 11, 2013, with the first race scheduled to run at 12.10pm (AEST). With the track currently rated a Good 3, there have been minimal scratchings for the eight-card event. The Group 1 BTC Cup has seen no scratchings, with all 11…

Tonopah Continues Road Towards 2013 Queensland Derby

Tonopah Continues Road Towards 2013 Queensland Derby

Lightly-raced colt Tonopah can announce himself as a 2013 Queensland Derby contender with a strong performance in the Group 3 2013 Rough Habit Plate (2100m) on Saturday. The American-bred, Sydney-based galloper will be having just the fifth start of his career and faces a steep rise in grade. But trainer Craig Ritchie says he has…

Rough Habit Plate 2013 – Tips and Betting Update

Rough Habit Plate 2013 – Tips and Betting Update

A bumper program at Eagle Farm on Saturday and one of the most exciting races on the card is the Group 3 2013 Rough Habit Plate (2100m) which is a key Queensland Derby lead-up. Topping the market is classy Kiwi Survived ($2.70) who is followed closely in betting by Murray Baker’s Frank Packer Plate winner Usainity…

Queensland Derby 2013 Lucky for Englebrecht?

Queensland Derby 2013 Lucky for Englebrecht?

Sydney trainer Steve Englebrecht is looking for a good second-up effort from his progressive three-year-old Lucky Lucky Lucky who runs in Saturday’s $125,000 Group 3 Rough Habit Plate (2100m) at Eagle Farm ahead of the 2013 Queensland Derby next month. The Lucky Owners gelding has won just one of their six starts to date and…

2013 Rough Habit Plate Field Headed by Kiwis

2013 Rough Habit Plate Field Headed by Kiwis

New Zealand pair Survived and Usainity head the field for Saturday’s Group 3 2013 Rough Habit Plate (2100m) at Eagle Farm. Queensland Derby favourite Survived will arrive in Queensland on Thursday ahead of his Australian debut and he brings plenty of form with him. The John Bary-trained gelding will chase a fifth straight win this…

Kiwis Get Chance to Show 2013 Queensland Derby Credentials

Kiwis Get Chance to Show 2013 Queensland Derby Credentials

Two of the top 2013 Queensland Derby (2400m) fancies will step out this weekend in the Group 3 2013 Rough Habit Plate (2100m) when the 2013 Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival kicks off at Eagle Farm on Saturday. Derby favourite Survived will make his Australian debut while Murray Baker’s gelding Usainity will attempt to claim back-to-back Australian…

Queensland Derby Hopes Head 2013 Rough Habit Plate Nominations

Queensland Derby Hopes Head 2013 Rough Habit Plate Nominations

The latest lead-up for the 2013 Queensland Derby will run at Eagle Farm Racecourse on BTC Cup Day this Saturday with nominations for the $125,000 Group 3 Mittys Rough Habit Plate (2100m) now out. There were 22 official nominations taken for this year’s Rough Habit Plate, the majority of which are heading towards the lucrative…