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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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Queensland Derby Favourite Heads Grand Prix Stakes 2017 Field

Queensland Derby Favourite Heads Grand Prix Stakes 2017 Field

New Zealand-trained three-year-old Shocking Luck will put his Queensland Derby favouritism on the line when he takes on the locals at Eagle Farm Racecourse on Saturday in the 2017 Grand Prix Stakes.

SA Derby winner Volatile Mix is in Brisbane for a 2017 Grand Prix Stakes run on way to the Queensland Derby this weekend at Eagle Farm. Photo: ...

2017 Grand Prix Stakes Nominations Feature Queensland Derby Hopes

2017 Grand Prix Stakes Nominations Feature Queensland Derby Hopes

All of the key fancies that have the Queensland Derby next month on their winter agenda make-up the Grand Prix Stakes 2017 nominations for the Group 3 at Eagle Farm Racecourse this weekend.

Dual Group 1 winner Prized Icon is a key Queensland Derby-bound horse nominated for Saturday’s Grand Prix Stakes 2017 in Brisbane. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Twenty-five three-year-old ...

Queensland Derby Aim for Rough Habit Winner Shocking Luck

Queensland Derby Aim for Rough Habit Winner Shocking Luck

The 2017 Queensland Derby looks the ideal Group 1 target this winter for visiting Kiwi galloper Shocking Luck who ran away with the Rough Habit Plate win at Doomben on Saturday.

The three-year-old son of 2009 Melbourne Cup winner Shocking was second-up in Australia on Doomben 10,000 Day in the last, taking on the locals in the $125,000 Group 3 ...

Rough Habit Plate 2017 Tips & Odds Update

Rough Habit Plate 2017 Tips & Odds Update

It is shaping-up as a three way battle in the 2017 Rough Habit Plate betting markets for the Queensland Derby lead-up at Doomben on Saturday, our insider tips and the latest odds for which are detailed below.

Veladero (inside, purple silks) is the Races.com.au tip to take out the 2017 Rough Habit Plate in the last at Doomben on Saturday. ...

2017 Rough Habit Plate Betting on Queensland Derby Hopes

2017 Rough Habit Plate Betting on Queensland Derby Hopes

The Rough Habit Plate 2017 betting markets for this weekend’s Queensland Derby lead-up at Doomben Racecourse are now out and Mongolian Wolf is the clear favourite.

Violate (outside) is one of the key contenders in 2017 Rough Habit Plate betting at Doomben Racecourse on Saturday. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

A winner of three of his past five starts, the now ...

Queensland Derby Favourite Tops Rough Habit Plate 2017 Field

Queensland Derby Favourite Tops Rough Habit Plate 2017 Field

Early favourite in Queensland Derby betting for next month’s feature Mongolian Khan leads a field of fellow three-year-old stayers at Doomben Racecourse this weekend in the 2017 Rough Habit Plate.

2017 Queensland Derby favourite Mongolian Khan runs in the Rough Habit Plate field at Doomben on Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

The first of the traditional lead-ups to the $600,000 ...

Brisbane Handicap 2016 Field & Betting Odds

Brisbane Handicap 2016 Field & Betting Odds

The 2016 Brisbane Handicap field and odds for this Saturday’s mile showdown at Doomben Racecourse are now out with Sweet Redemption clear favourite for the win.

Sweet Redemption is well fancied to take out the 2016 Brisbane Handicap over the Doomben mile this weekend in Queensland. Photo: Steve Hart.

Running as Doomben Race 5 at 2:52pm (local), this year’s $100,000 ...

Sweet Redemption Heads 2016 Brisbane Handicap Nominations

Sweet Redemption Heads 2016 Brisbane Handicap Nominations

The Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained Festival Stakes winner Sweet Redemption is nominated for a Queensland run this weekend in the Brisbane Handicap 2016 at Doomben Racecourse.

Festival Stakes winner Sweet Redemption is a headline entry for the 2016 Brisbane Handicap at Doomben this weekend. Photo: Steve Hart.

One of six Black-Type races on the Doomben card on ...

George Moore Stakes Field & Betting: Too Good To Refuse Favourite

George Moore Stakes Field & Betting: Too Good To Refuse Favourite

Last start Keith Noud Quality winner Too Good To Refuse is clear favourite in an 11-starter 2016 George Moore Stakes field and betting market for the feature race in Brisbane on the weekend.

The rails-drawn Too Good To Refuse is clear favourite in 2016 George Moore Stakes betting for the Group 3 at Eagle Farm on Saturday. Photo: Daniel Costello....