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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.

An up-and-coming ...

2017 Brisbane Cup Prep Continues for Neverland

2017 Brisbane Cup Prep Continues for Neverland

Darren Weir’s Perth expat Neverland will continue onto the Brisbane Cup 2017 in a fortnight following a lead-up run at Eagle Farm on Kingsford-Smith Cup Day.

Jockey Damian Lane rides 2017 Brisbane Cup-bound mare Neverland in the Premier’s Cup at Eagle Farm on Saturday. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The five-year-old daughter of Big Brown is one of 14 ...

Kingsford-Smith Cup 2017 Betting Update: Counterattack Market Mover

Kingsford-Smith Cup 2017 Betting Update: Counterattack Market Mover

Chris Waller’s last start Doomben 10,000 runner-up Counterattack has been the best backed horse early in 2017 Kingsford-Smith Cup betting markets for this afternoon’s Group 1 feature in Brisbane.

Counterattack has been one of the best backed horses in Kingsford-Smith Cup 2017 betting to break a year long winning drought. Photo: Daniel Costello.

A field of 13 will take ...

Wide Barrier Could Help Music Magnate in Kingsford-Smith Cup

Wide Barrier Could Help Music Magnate in Kingsford-Smith Cup

Veteran Queensland hoop Jeff Lloyd believes the wide barrier draw for his mount Music Magnate in the 2017 Kingsford-Smith Cup could prove an advantage on Saturday.

Music Magnate has Jeff Lloyd aboard for Saturday’s 2017 Kingsford-Smith Cup at Eagle Farm Racecourse. Photo: Steve Hart.

Lloyd rides the Bjorn Baker-trained Sydney raider for the third time on the trot this ...

Heavy Track No Issue for Derryn in 2017 Kingsford-Smith Cup

Heavy Track No Issue for Derryn in 2017 Kingsford-Smith Cup

Lindsay Park co-trainer David Hayes said the stable’s Kingsford-Smith Cup 2017 runner in Brisbane on Saturday Derryn was a horse that “handles all conditions” and that the predicted Heavy Eagle Farm track was a non-issue.

Derryn can handle a Heavy-rated Eagle Farm track if conditions in Brisbane don’t improve for Saturday’s 2017 Kingsford-Smith Cup. Photo: Steve Hart.

Early money has ...

Waller Happy With Queensland Oaks Bound Dawn Wall

Waller Happy With Queensland Oaks Bound Dawn Wall

Trainer Chris Waller is happy with the progress his Queensland Oaks 2017 bound filly Dawn Wall has made ahead of Saturday week’s Group 1 following her Gold Coast win earlier this month.

Chris Waller’s Schwppes Oaks winner Egg Tart leads all-in Queensland Oaks 2017 betting ahead of the June 3 feature at Eagle Farm. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

The three-year-old ...

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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Stampede Leads 2017 Premier’s Cup Field & Betting

Stampede Leads 2017 Premier’s Cup Field & Betting

The Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained Sydney galloper Stampede is well-fancied to continue his successful Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival raid sitting top of the Premier’s Cup 2017 betting markets for Eagle Farm this weekend.

Jumbo Prince is one of the single-figure stayers in the 2017 Premier’s Cup betting markets for Brisbane this weekend. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Fifteen stayers potentially ...

2017 Queensland Derby Bid for Rockstar Rebel

2017 Queensland Derby Bid for Rockstar Rebel

Darren Weir is hoping his progressive colt Rockstar Rebel has done enough to make the Queensland Derby 2017 field next month after the well-bred three-year-old enjoyed a Ballarat win on Wednesday.

Jockey Brad Rawiller believes Rockstar Rebel will be competitive in the 2017 Queensland Derby should he make the field. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

A son of upset 2008 Victoria ...

Start Wondering Better Suited to Farm for 2017 Kingsford Smith Cup

Start Wondering Better Suited to Farm for 2017 Kingsford Smith Cup

After an unplaced Doomben 10,000 run first-up in Brisbane a fortnight back the New Zealand-trained Start Wondering should find the roomier Eagle Farm track more to his liking for this weekend’s Kingsford Smith Cup 2017 according to trainer Evan Rayner.

Kiwi raider Start Wondering lines-up in Saturday’s 2017 Kingsford Smith Cup field out to atone for an unplaced Doomben ...