News About 2016 Grand Prix Stakes

Mackintosh Too Good in Grand Prix Stakes

Mackintosh Too Good in Grand Prix Stakes

Mackintosh has continued his unbeaten run of form since transferring to the care of Chris Waller; completing an impressive start-to-finish performance to win the Group 3 Grand Prix Stakes (2200m) at Doomben this afternoon. Mackintosh drew the ideal barrier 3 for his run in the Grand Prix Stakes, and used the gate to his advantage…

2016 Doomben 10,000 Day Scratchings & Track Report

2016 Doomben 10,000 Day Scratchings & Track Report

One of the standout cards of the Brisbane Winter Carnival will take place this afternoon as eight races are contested on 2016 Doomben 10,000 Day; highlighted by the Group 1 feature race for sprinters. It is a fine day in the greater Brisbane metropolitan area today and the Doomben racing surface has been rated a ‘Good 4’…

2016 Grand Prix Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

2016 Grand Prix Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

Thirteen runners remain in contention for Saturday’s Group 3 Grand Prix Stakes (2000m) at Doomben following today’s scratching of Encosta Line; offering punters exceptional value in betting terms and plenty of chances to place a winning wager. Mackintosh remains outright $2.25 favourite in 2016 Grand Prix Stakes betting markets with leading online bookie , ahead…

Howard Be Thy Name Hard to Beat in Brisbane

Howard Be Thy Name Hard to Beat in Brisbane

Jockey Brad Rawiller believes Darren Weir’s last start SA Derby winner Howard Be Thy Name will be hard to beat again despite the young gun dropping in distance for his Doomben assignment on Saturday in Brisbane. The Redoute’s Choice colt posted his fourth straight win and the fifth overall in his 11-start career to date…

Mackintosh Tops 2016 Grand Prix Stakes Betting

Mackintosh Tops 2016 Grand Prix Stakes Betting

Chris Waller’s Queensland Derby favourite Mackintosh is also leading Grand Prix Stakes 2016 betting for this weekend at Doomben Racecourse on the back of an earlier Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival win at the track. The in-form son of Pins is one of 14 three-year-olds running in the last on Doomben 10,000 Day on Saturday, the…

Howard Be Thy Name Tops 2016 Grand Prix Stakes Field

Howard Be Thy Name Tops 2016 Grand Prix Stakes Field

Last start SA Derby winner Howard Be Thy Name will shoot for his fifth win on the trot this weekend when the Darren Weir-trained three-year-old runs in the Grand Prix Stakes 2016 field at Doomben Racecourse. The card closer on Doomben 10,000 Day in Brisbane, this year’s $150,000 Group 3 Mullins Lawyers Grand Prix Stakes…

Smerdon Sets Last Typhoon on Queensland Derby Bid

Smerdon Sets Last Typhoon on Queensland Derby Bid

Caulfield horseman Robert Smerdon has confirmed plans to run his out-of-form three-year-old Last Typhoon at Doomben Racecourse on Saturday with hopes of pressing onto next month’s 2016 Queensland Derby. A key lead-up to the $600,000 Group 1 Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm on Stradbroke Handicap Day, June 11, this weekend is host to the…

2016 Grand Prix Stakes Nominations Feature Derby Hopes

2016 Grand Prix Stakes Nominations Feature Derby Hopes

The last key Queensland Derby lead-up runs at Doomben Racecourse on Saturday, nominations for the Grand Prix Stakes 2016 on Doomben 10,000 Day now out. This season’s $150,000 Group 3 Mullins Lawyers Grand Prix Stakes (2200m) has attracted a bumper 19 nominations, many of the three-year-olds in the mix heading to Eagle Farm on June…

The Hassler Set for Queensland Derby 2016 Raid

The Hassler Set for Queensland Derby 2016 Raid

Cambridge horseman Roger James is confident heading towards the 2016 Queensland Derby next month with his in-form Kiwi raider The Hassler who will debut down under Saturday week. James opted to bypass last weekend’s Group 3 Rough Habit Plate (2000m) and will give his progressive son of 2009 Melbourne Cup winner Shocking a first Australian…