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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.

Ipswich Cup winner Self Sense (pictured at Caulfield) headlines the 2017 Caloundra Cup nominations for the Sunshine Coast this weekend. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

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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.

Jockey Mark Zahra rides Ana Royale who is the sole filly in the Queensland Oaks field for 2017. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

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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 season’s leading Group 1 winning rider Hugh Bowman is booked to ride Ruthven in Saturday’s Queensland Derby 2017 field. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

The Domesday colt is described by Maher as a “big, raw horse” and Ruthven has continued to ...

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.

South Australian Derby winner Volatile Mix is one of the top fancies in pre-field Queensland Derby 2017 betting for the weekend in Brisbane. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

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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.

Victoria Derby winner Prized Icon is being kept safe in futures 2017 Queensland Derby betting post-first acceptances for the Group 1 winter feature. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

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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.

SA Derby winner Volatile Mix could struggle over the 2200m in the Queensland Derby 2017. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

With continuing track woes at Eagle Farm, the decision to move this weekend’s ...

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.

Jockey Larry Cassidy rode 2017 Queensland Derby-bound local Order Again to a tight win in the Grand Prix Stakes at Eagle Farm. Photo: Daniel Costello.

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Order Again Revs Up for Queensland Derby 2017 in Grand Prix

Order Again Revs Up for Queensland Derby 2017 in Grand Prix

Brisbane’s Brian Smith is confident his local young stayer Order Again can run a gun Queensland Derby lead-up when he takes on a field of interstate and Kiwi-trained raiders in the 2017 Grand Prix Stakes at home this weekend.

Larry Cassidy rides Queensland Derby hope Order Again in Saturday’s Grand Prix Stakes 2017 at Eagle Farm. Photo: Daniel Costello.

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Grand Prix Stakes 2017 Betting Tips & Update

Grand Prix Stakes 2017 Betting Tips & Update

The Queensland Derby-bound three-year-olds face off at Eagle Farm Racecourse in this Saturday’s 2017 Grand Prix Stakes, betting tips and the latest odds for which are detailed below.

Veladero (inside, purple silks) is the Races.com.au upset tip to win Saturday’s 2017 Grand Prix Stakes at Eagle Farm Racecourse. Photo: Steve Hart.

Kiwi visitor Shocking Luck is the well-supported ...

2017 Grand Prix Stakes Odds: Shocking Luck Firming Favourite

2017 Grand Prix Stakes Odds: Shocking Luck Firming Favourite

Ultra-consistent Kiwi raider Shocking Luck is the firming favourite in Grand Prix Stakes 2017 betting to win the Queensland Derby lead-up at Brisbane’s Eagle Farm Racecourse on Saturday.

Last spring’s Victoria Derby winner Prized Icon is out to return to winning form in the 2017 Grand Prix Stakes at Eagle Farm on Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

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