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Celtic Prince Vies for 2013 Queensland Derby Start

Celtic Prince Vies for 2013 Queensland Derby Start

The now Sydney-based Bjorn Baker is hoping his O’Reilly three-year-old Celtic Prince can sneak into the Queensland Derby 2013 field this Saturday believing them a genuine chance in the Stradbroke Handicap Day classic. One of 33 three-year-olds still officially entered for this year’s $500,000 Group 1 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm Racecourse,…

Grand Prix Stakes 2013 – Betting Tips

Grand Prix Stakes 2013 – Betting Tips

Saturday’s Group 3 2013 Grand Prix Stakes (2200m) at Doomben stands as a crucial lead-up to the Group 1 Queensland Derby (2400m) which will take place at Eagle Farm on June 8. Derby favourite Survived is missing from the Grand Prix field but there are plenty of quality young stayers ready to press their claims….

Hawkspur Heads 2013 Grand Prix Stakes Field

Hawkspur Heads 2013 Grand Prix Stakes Field

Rough Habit Plate winner Hawkspur will get a chance to claim another 2013 Queensland Derby lead-up race when he starts from barrier three in Saturday’s Group 3 2013 Grand Prix Stakes (2200m). The Chris Waller-trained gelding was a three-length winner in the Rough Habit Plate, showing a clear appreciation for the staying trip and a…

2013 Queensland Derby Nominations Released

2013 Queensland Derby Nominations Released

A big nominations list featuring some already proven talents and plenty of unknown gallopers has been released for the Group 1 2013 Queensland Derby (2400m). Queensland’s number one three-year-old race will take place at Eagle Farm on June 8 and it has attracted 120 initial nominations. Among the most high profile is Clarry Connners-trained filly…