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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.

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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 ...

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 ...