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Berry Tested on the Dane in 2014 Stradbroke Handicap

Berry Tested on the Dane in 2014 Stradbroke Handicap

After originally thinking his mount in Saturday’s Stradbroke Handicap 2014 Rebel Dane had drawn barrier 2, jockey Tommy Berry got a reality check realising he’d missed the two in front. Gary Portelli’s California Dane four-year-old will jump from the outside barrier, coming into 18 with the emergencies out, in the $1.36 million Group 1 AAMI…

2014 Queensland Derby Betting Update

2014 Queensland Derby Betting Update

Pinstripe Lane remains the top fancy to take out the Queensland Derby 2014 on Stradbroke Handicap Day at Eagle Farm this weekend albeit at an easing price to win the classic. After opening at $4.40 at following the release of the capacity field for this Saturday’s $500,000 Group 1 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2400m), the…

2014 Queensland Derby Form & Betting Guide

2014 Queensland Derby Form & Betting Guide

The major three-year-olds’ race of the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival takes place at Eagle Farm Racecourse on Saturday with the Queensland Derby 2014 one of the day’s major draw cards. Running as Eagle Farm Race 7 at 3:00pm the $500,000 Group 1 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2400m) has this year drawn a full field of…

Dunn Happy As to Cause 2014 Queensland Derby Hell

Dunn Happy As to Cause 2014 Queensland Derby Hell

Jockey Dwayne Dunn came close to a Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap Day win 12 months ago and believes his outside chance in the Queensland Derby 2014 Happy As Hell is a decent hope of going one better than his second in the race last winter. Dunn was aboard runner-up Electric Fusion in last year’s $500,000…

Queensland Derby 2014 Odds – Top Three Hard to Split

Queensland Derby 2014 Odds – Top Three Hard to Split

A trio of three-year-olds is currently battling for top spot in the 2014 Queensland Derby odds ahead of Saturday’s Eagle Farm classic. One of three majors on the card this Stradbroke Handicap Day, the $500,000 Group 1 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2400m) features a full field of 18 starters plus two emergencies. Three of those…

Elusive Runner Deserving of 2014 Queensland Derby Shot

Elusive Runner Deserving of 2014 Queensland Derby Shot

The step up to Group 1 company and the mile and a half might be a query for the John Sargent-trained Elusive Runner but trackwork rider Mitch Beadman believes them deserving of a shot at Saturday’s Queensland Derby 2014. It seems the bookies agree with the assessment of the former hoop, son of champion jockey…

Pinstripe Lane Pinging for Queensland Derby 2014

Pinstripe Lane Pinging for Queensland Derby 2014

This Saturday on Stradbroke Handicap Day in Brisbane, Victorian-based trainer Troy Corstens has a top shot at breaking his Group 1 maiden with in-form colt Pinstripe Lane. Corstens has been around the best in the business for many decades being the son of Leon Corstens, but this weekend has the chance to win at elite…

2014 Queensland Derby First Acceptances – 25 Remain

2014 Queensland Derby First Acceptances – 25 Remain

Twenty-five three-year-olds looking to last the distance over a mile and a half have been paid up for at first acceptance stage for Saturday week’s Queensland Derby 2014. One of three elite level features running at Eagle Farm Racecourse on June 7 for Stradbroke Handicap Day, this year’s $500,000 Group 1 Channel Seven Queensland Derby…

2014 Queensland Derby Ride on Telepathic for McDonald

2014 Queensland Derby Ride on Telepathic for McDonald

She may have dropped out of favour with the punters after a last start loss, but Donna Logan’s smart New Zealand mare Telepathic in the Queensland Derby 2014 is still a great pick-up for jockey James McDonald. A Kiwi expat himself, former gun apprentice McDonald has been confirmed as the rider for Mossman filly Telepathic…

Vilanova Tops Updated 2014 Queensland Derby Odds

Vilanova Tops Updated 2014 Queensland Derby Odds

Following their commanding Doomben 10,000 Day win Chris Waller’s improving three-year-old Vilanova is the new favourite in the latest Queensland Derby 2014 odds. Last week Donna Logan’s New Zealand filly Telepathic was narrow favourite to win the $500,000 Group 1 Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm on June 7. Post last weekend’s race results however…