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Queensland Cup 2017 Betting Tips & Odds Update

Queensland Cup 2017 Betting Tips & Odds Update

The two mile 2017 Queensland Cup takes place at the Sunshine Coast this Saturday, our insider betting tips and latest winter racing odds on the staying showdown detailed below. After the early scratching of War Baby who ran in Thursday’s Grafton Cup, the field for this season’s $150,000 Listed Queensland Cup (3200m) is down to…

Emerald City Tops 2017 Queensland Cup Field & Weights

Emerald City Tops 2017 Queensland Cup Field & Weights

The Queensland Winter Racing Carnival hosts its final black-type race day at the Sunshine Coast on Saturday and Caloundra Cup graduate Emerald City heads the Queensland Cup 2017 field and weights for the two-mile feature. Running as the Sunshine Coast Race 7 at 4:02pm (AEST), this season’s $150,000 Listed Queensland Cup (3200m) has attracted a…

2017 Grafton Cup Odds Update: Supply And Demand Favourite

2017 Grafton Cup Odds Update: Supply And Demand Favourite

Despite a wide gate and notable rise in weight the in-form Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained Supply And Demand remains clear favourite in Grafton Cup 2017 betting for this Thursday. One of 15 winter stayers in the mix for the $160,000 Listed McKimms Real Estate Grafton Cup (2350m), Supply And Demand chases a fourth win…

Self Sense Heads 2017 Caloundra Cup Nominations

Self Sense Heads 2017 Caloundra Cup Nominations

David Brideoake’s last start Ipswich Cup winner Self Sense is the headline early entry for the feature Queensland Winter Racing Carnival race this weekend – the Caloundra Cup 2017. One of three black-type races on the Sunshine Coast card for Saturday, nominations for the $175,000 Listed The Pump House Caloundra Cup (2400m) have been extended…

2017 Queensland Derby Field Released: Ana Royale In Barrier 3

2017 Queensland Derby Field Released: Ana Royale In Barrier 3

Stuart Webb has paid up the late entry fee to get his filly Ana Royal in the Queensland Derby 2017 field against the boys this weekend with the three-year-old drawn a treat in barrier three at Doomben. Last Saturday the daughter of Anacheeva ran a luckless eighth beaten three lengths by the Chris Waller-trained winner…

Ruthven the Improver in Saturday’s Queensland Derby Field

Ruthven the Improver in Saturday’s Queensland Derby Field

Trainer Ciaron Maher believes his SA Derby runner-up Ruthven is the improver heading into Saturday’s 2017 Queensland Derby in Brisbane. The Domesday colt is described by Maher as a “big, raw horse” and Ruthven has continued to rise through the ranks this season heading into the $600,000 Group 1 Queensland Derby (2200m) at Doomben Racecourse…

Late 2017 Queensland Derby Entry for Ana Royale?

Late 2017 Queensland Derby Entry for Ana Royale?

Caulfield’s Stuart Webb is considering paying a late entry fee for his smart filly Ana Royale to take on the boys in the Queensland Derby 2017 this Saturday in Brisbane. The three-year-old daughter of Anacheeva raced at Doomben last weekend finishing under three lengths back for third behind the Chris Waller-trained Egg Tart in the…

Order Again Tops Queensland Derby 2017 First Acceptances

Order Again Tops Queensland Derby 2017 First Acceptances

Brian Smith’s locally-trained Grand Prix Stakes winner Order Again headlines the 2017 Queensland Derby first acceptances taken this week ahead of the Stradbroke Handicap Day classic on June 10. This year’s $600,000 Group 1 Channel Seven Queensland Derby has been moved from Eagle Farm to Doomben Racecourse and instead of taking place over 2400m will…

2017 Queensland Derby Woes for Volatile Mix

2017 Queensland Derby Woes for Volatile Mix

Trainer Darren Weir is harbouring concerns about how his SA Derby champion Volatile Mix will handle the decreased distance of the Queensland Derby 2017 Saturday week in Brisbane. With continuing track woes at Eagle Farm, the decision to move this weekend’s Queensland Oaks meeting as well as the Stradbroke Handicap Day line-up on June 10…

Grand Prix Winner Order Again On To Queensland Derby 2017

Grand Prix Winner Order Again On To Queensland Derby 2017

Brisbane horseman Brian Smith has a very genuine chance in the 2017 Queensland Derby this Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival after the narrow Grand Prix Stakes success of his progressive three-year-old Order Again. An up-and-coming son of Iffraaj, the Eagle Farm-trained stayer had no luck after a wide run throughout at Doomben last start finishing runner-up…