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Baldwin Sees Blue in Derby

Baldwin Sees Blue in Derby

Local Eagle Farm-based trainer Barry Baldwin has a strong contingent of runners at this Saturday’s Stradbroke Handicap Day but it is his in-form three-year-old Mr Light Blue in the Queensland Derby who he is most looking forward to saddling up.

Fantastic Light gelding Mr Light Blue has been in solid form this prep, but is rated a $21 outsider in ...

Quarterbar Out of Queensland Derby

Quarterbar Out of Queensland Derby

Mike Moroney has confirmed that talented three year old Quarterbar will not run in the Group One Queensland Derby at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Moroney said that Quarterbar had been taken out of the Derby because of a tendon injury.

The scratching comes as a bitter blow for Kiwi jockey Chad Ormsby. Quarterbar was his only ride for the ...

Sadler Knows There’s No Hiding From Shootoff

Sadler Knows There’s No Hiding From Shootoff

Stradbroke Handicap Day is just one sleep away and Flemington trainer John Sadler knows there will be no hiding from Queensland Derby favourite Shootoff when he saddles up Heidilicious in the three-year-olds classic.

Queensland Derby favourite Shootoff is the horse Sadler named as the one to beat

Graeme Rogerson’s Duelled gelding Shootoff has been at the top of the odds ...

Moroney Trio Set For Brisbane Cup

Moroney Trio Set For Brisbane Cup

Mike Moroney heads to Eagle Farm on Saturday with three of the top chances in the time honoured Brisbane Cup.

Viking Hero is one of three Mike Moroney runners set for the Brisbane Cup

Moroney will saddle up Glass Harmonium along with Tinseltown and Viking Hero in the 2400m Group Two event.

Glass Harmonium goes into the race after ...

Sadler Hopes to Taste Oaks Success with Heidilicious

Sadler Hopes to Taste Oaks Success with Heidilicious

Rejuvenated Victorian trainer John Sadler is optimistic that his nicely-bred Zabeel filly Heidilicious can return to form at Eagle Farm on Saturday and score an upset win over a quality field in this year’s Queensland Oaks.

Before her last-start when stepping up to Group company for the first time, Heidilicious had finished in the money in all four of ...

Quarterbar Up to Par for Derby

Quarterbar Up to Par for Derby

Flemington-based trainer Michael Moroney is convinced his progressive colt Quarterbar is a deserving Queensland Derby contender following their much-improved win in Brisbane on Wednesday.

Oratorio three-year-old Quarterbar bounced back after their disappointing last-start 11th to Fillydelphia in the Group 3 Rough Habit Plate (2020m) on May 14, going out at Doomben on Wednesday to score an emphatic four length ...

Moroney Hoping to Bring Down the Fort with Quarterbar

Moroney Hoping to Bring Down the Fort with Quarterbar

Flemington trainer Michael Moroney is looking to add another runner to his Group 1 starters in the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival with three-year-old Quarterbar taking on favourite Chateau Fort at Doomben on Saturday.

While the talk of the town in Brisbane is firmly focused on celebrity sprinter Black Caviar vying for her 13th straight win in Saturday’s Group 1 ...

Nobel Derby Trial in the Park

Nobel Derby Trial in the Park

The Michael Moroney-trained three-year-old Nobel Park raced into calculations for the upcoming Queensland Derby after posting an eye-catching win at Flemington over the weekend.

Pins gelding Nobel Park backed up from their last-start victory over the mile at Sandown in April, able to overcome a wide barrier draw and hold on and score a gutsy half-neck victory in the ...