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Mackintosh Heads Waller’s Queensland Derby runners

Mackintosh Heads Waller’s Queensland Derby runners

In-form three year old Mackintosh will head trainer Chris Waller’s four runners in the Group 1 $600,000 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Mackintosh, above, heads trainer Chris Waller’s runners in the Queensland Derby at Eagle Farm. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Mackintosh heads the betting for the Queensland Derby at $4 at Ladbrokes.com.au after winning ...

Mackintosh Too Good in Grand Prix Stakes

Mackintosh Too Good in Grand Prix Stakes

Mackintosh has continued his unbeaten run of form since transferring to the care of Chris Waller; completing an impressive start-to-finish performance to win the Group 3 Grand Prix Stakes (2200m) at Doomben this afternoon.

Mackintosh drew the ideal barrier 3 for his run in the Grand Prix Stakes, and used the gate to his advantage when jumping well and ...

2016 Doomben 10,000 Day Scratchings & Track Report

2016 Doomben 10,000 Day Scratchings & Track Report

One of the standout cards of the Brisbane Winter Carnival will take place this afternoon as eight races are contested on 2016 Doomben 10,000 Day; highlighted by the Group 1 feature race for sprinters.

Azkadellia remains favourite to win this afternoon’s Group 1 Doomben 10,000 in Brisbane. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

It is a fine day in the greater Brisbane ...

2016 Grand Prix Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

2016 Grand Prix Stakes Tips and Betting Preview

Thirteen runners remain in contention for Saturday’s Group 3 Grand Prix Stakes (2000m) at Doomben following today’s scratching of Encosta Line; offering punters exceptional value in betting terms and plenty of chances to place a winning wager.

Howard Be Thy Name is the Races.com.au tip to win Saturday’s Group 3 Grand Prix Stakes at Doomben. Photo: Jenny Barnes

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Howard Be Thy Name Hard to Beat in Brisbane

Howard Be Thy Name Hard to Beat in Brisbane

Jockey Brad Rawiller believes Darren Weir’s last start SA Derby winner Howard Be Thy Name will be hard to beat again despite the young gun dropping in distance for his Doomben assignment on Saturday in Brisbane.

SA Derby winner Howard Be Thy Name is a big chance at good odds in Saturday’s 2016 Grand Prix Stakes at Doomben. Photo: ...

Mackintosh Tops 2016 Grand Prix Stakes Betting

Mackintosh Tops 2016 Grand Prix Stakes Betting

Chris Waller’s Queensland Derby favourite Mackintosh is also leading Grand Prix Stakes 2016 betting for this weekend at Doomben Racecourse on the back of an earlier Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival win at the track.

Rough Habit Plate winner Mackintosh leads 2016 Grand Prix Stakes betting markets for this weekend at Doomben on way to the QLD Derby. Photo: ...

Howard Be Thy Name Tops 2016 Grand Prix Stakes Field

Howard Be Thy Name Tops 2016 Grand Prix Stakes Field

Last start SA Derby winner Howard Be Thy Name will shoot for his fifth win on the trot this weekend when the Darren Weir-trained three-year-old runs in the Grand Prix Stakes 2016 field at Doomben Racecourse.

SA Derby champion Howard Be Thy Name runs in the 2016 Grand Prix Stakes at Doomben in Brisbane this weekend. Photo: Jenny ...

Smerdon Sets Last Typhoon on Queensland Derby Bid

Smerdon Sets Last Typhoon on Queensland Derby Bid

Caulfield horseman Robert Smerdon has confirmed plans to run his out-of-form three-year-old Last Typhoon at Doomben Racecourse on Saturday with hopes of pressing onto next month’s 2016 Queensland Derby.

Queensland Derby hope Last Typhoon is the sole foal out of the ill-fated Typhoon Tracy (pictured). Photo: Taron Clarke.

A key lead-up to the $600,000 Group 1 Queensland Derby (2400m) ...

2016 Grand Prix Stakes Nominations Feature Derby Hopes

2016 Grand Prix Stakes Nominations Feature Derby Hopes

The last key Queensland Derby lead-up runs at Doomben Racecourse on Saturday, nominations for the Grand Prix Stakes 2016 on Doomben 10,000 Day now out.

2016 Queensland Derby favourite Mackintosh headlines nominations for the Grand Prix Stakes at Doomben this weekend. Photo: Daniel Costello.

This season’s $150,000 Group 3 Mullins Lawyers Grand Prix Stakes (2200m) has attracted a bumper 19 ...

The Hassler Set for Queensland Derby 2016 Raid

The Hassler Set for Queensland Derby 2016 Raid

Cambridge horseman Roger James is confident heading towards the 2016 Queensland Derby next month with his in-form Kiwi raider The Hassler who will debut down under Saturday week.

New Zealand trainer Roger James has The Hassler heading towards next month’s 2016 Queensland Derby. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

James opted to bypass last weekend’s Group 3 Rough Habit Plate (2000m) ...