News About 2016 Queensland Derby

Eagle Way Win a Thrill for Guy

Eagle Way Win a Thrill for Guy

Bryan Guy is thrilled to have saddled Eagle Way for the final time to win the Group 1 Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm over the weekend, and has confirmed he will send the horse to owner John Moore to chase further success abroad in Hong Kong. Eagle Way was transferred to the care of…

Berry Rides 2016 Queensland Derby Winner Eagle Way

Berry Rides 2016 Queensland Derby Winner Eagle Way

Tommy Berry flew home from Hong Kong and was quick to win a Group 1 saluting aboard the Gold Coast-trained Eagle Way in the Queensland Derby 2016 for owner John Moore on Stradbroke Handicap Day. Aussie expat Moore is a prolific trainer in Hong Kong, giving Berry familiar connections to ride for when partnering promising…

2016 Stradbroke Handicap Day Scratchings & Track Report

2016 Stradbroke Handicap Day Scratchings & Track Report

The biggest and best race card of the winter takes place today, Saturday June 11, at Eagle Farm Racecourse with four Group 1 features headlining Stradbroke Handicap Day 2016. Unlike last weekend’s Queensland Oaks Day wash-out, it is sunny skies in the state’s capital today for the final Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival meeting, and with…

Etymology To Press Forward in Queensland Derby 2016

Etymology To Press Forward in Queensland Derby 2016

Trainer John O’Shea and jockey James McDonald both agree that Etymology will be ridden forward from his wide barrier draw in Saturday’s 2016 Queensland Derby at Eagle Farm Racecourse. One of 18 three-year-olds in the mix for the $600,000 Group 1 Channel 7 Queensland Derby (2400m) on Stradbroke Handicap Day, the Godolphin-raced Etymology is due…

2016 Queensland Derby Betting Tips & Update

2016 Queensland Derby Betting Tips & Update

The season’s best three-year-old staying types take to the Eagle Farm track in Brisbane on Saturday for the Queensland Derby 2016, betting tips for the winter showdown detailed below. Running as Stradbroke Handicap Day Race 8 at 3:00pm (AEST), this year’s $600,000 Group 1 Channel 7 Queensland Derby (2400m) field has one early scratching and…

Queensland Derby 2016 Form Guide & Betting Preview

Queensland Derby 2016 Form Guide & Betting Preview

The 2016 Queensland Derby is one of four Group 1 features on the Stradbroke Handicap Day program this weekend in Brisbane and below is a comprehensive form guide analysis and betting preview on the three-years-old classic. Set to run as Eagle Farm Race 8 at 3:00pm (AEST), this year’s $600,000 Group 1 Channel 7 Queensland…

Howard Be Thy Name Tops 2016 Queensland Derby Odds

Howard Be Thy Name Tops 2016 Queensland Derby Odds

Howard Be Thy Name has firmed into the new favourite in Queensland Derby 2016 betting ahead of this Saturday’s mile and a half classic at Eagle Farm Racecourse. A full field of 18 three-year-olds will take to the track in Race 8 at 3:00pm (AEST) on Stradbroke Handicap Day for this year’s edition of the…

2016 Queensland Derby Field & Barrier Draw: Mackintosh in 5

2016 Queensland Derby Field & Barrier Draw: Mackintosh in 5

Chris Waller’s Queensland Derby 2016 favourite Makcintosh has drawn ideally in barrier five as he shoots for four wins on the trot in the mile and a half feature at Eagle Farm on the weekend. A full field of 18 three-year-olds plus a single emergency is engaged for Saturday’s $600,000 Group 1 Channel 7 Queensland…

Harvard Hoping to Make 2016 Queensland Derby Cut

Harvard Hoping to Make 2016 Queensland Derby Cut

Caulfield’s Ciaron Maher is hoping his nicely-bred gelding Harvard will be given the chance to atone for an unplaced Brisbane run last time out by making it into Saturday’s Queensland Derby 2016 field. Maher saddles-up the favourite Azkadellia in the weekend’s $1.5 million Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m) and is hoping to be dually represented…

Imposing Lass Primed for Queensland Oaks

Imposing Lass Primed for Queensland Oaks

Bjorn Baker has been thrilled with the form and class displayed by Imposing Lass this season, and is confident he filly is primed for a big performance in Saturday’s 2016 Group 1 Queensland Oaks (2400m) at Eagle Farm Racecourse. Imposing Lass has been a strong and consistent performer for Baker through her short but impressive…