News About Queensland Derby 2012

Tight Grand Prix Stakes 2012 Odds – Moody Trifecta?

Tight Grand Prix Stakes 2012 Odds – Moody Trifecta?

It is shaping up as a close finish in the 2012 Grand Prix Stakes at Doomben on Saturday if the betting markets are anything to go by, five of the gallopers paying under $7 to win with the top three all prepared by Peter Moody. Of the 16 starters and single emergency engaged for the…

2012 Grand Prix Stakes Field & Barriers Released

2012 Grand Prix Stakes Field & Barriers Released

Racing Queensland has today released the final fields and barriers for all the Doomben 10,000 Day races this weekend including those for the Grand Prix Stakes 2012. Attracting a full field of 16 starters plus one emergency the $150,000 Group 3 Grand Prix Stakes (2200m) is scheduled to run as Doomben Race 5 at 2:40pm….

Melbourne Cup 2013 Date for Tohunga

Melbourne Cup 2013 Date for Tohunga

Gai Waterhouse’s 2012 Queensland Derby hopeful Tohunga is already being tipped by the stable as a horse to watch in not this year’s edition of the ‘race that stops a nation’ but in the 2013 Melbourne Cup. Three-year-old Zabeel gelding out of 2005 AJC Oaks runner-up She’s Justa Tad, Tohunga is nominated for the $500,000…

Queensland Derby Hopes Head Grand Prix Stakes 2012 Nominations

Queensland Derby Hopes Head Grand Prix Stakes 2012 Nominations

Two of the top chances heading into next month’s Queensland Derby will have their next run on Doomben 10,000 Day with premier Victorian trainer Peter Moody nominating for both Soros and Vatuvei in the 2012 Grand Prix Stakes. One of three Group races on the program for Saturday the $150,000 Group 3 Grand Prix Stakes…

Zabeelionaire Will Run in 2012 Queensland Derby

Zabeelionaire Will Run in 2012 Queensland Derby

After much deliberation connections of crack colt Zabeelionaire have decided the SA Derby winner will continue on and run in the Queensland Derby 2012 at Eagle Farm on Stradbroke Handicap Day, Saturday June 9. The Leon Corstens-trained Zabeel three-year-old bought their career wins to three last time out on May 5 when beating home Sabrage…

2012 Queensland Derby Still on Cards for Zabeelionaire

2012 Queensland Derby Still on Cards for Zabeelionaire

Despite reports today that last weekend’s South Australian Derby winner Zabeelionaire would not continue onto Brisbane for the Queensland Derby 2012, connections have now hinted at a possible reconsideration. The Leon Corstens-trained classy Zabeel colt Zabeelionaire backed up from a good Caulfield win to take out the Group 1 SA Derby (2500m) as the $4…

Platinum Jack Chasing 2012 Queensland Derby Berth

Platinum Jack Chasing 2012 Queensland Derby Berth

Hawkesbury-based gelding Platinum Jack will be racing for a berth in the 2012 Queensland Derby when he lines up in the Fairfield RSL Memorial Club Handicap (2400m) at Warwick Farm today. Currently paying $201.00 () to take out June’s three-year-old feature at Eagle Farm, the Scott Singleton-trained horse can improve his chances at qualification by…

2012 Queensland Derby Dream Continues for Englebrecht

2012 Queensland Derby Dream Continues for Englebrecht

They have never won a race, are yet to run over a distance further than 1400-metres and are a $151 roughie in the futures betting but Retort Courteous will get their chance to earn a Queensland Derby 2012 start when they race at Warwick Farm on Wednesday. Steve Englebretcht’s Zabeel gelding is engaged to run…

Fat Al Tops 2012 Queensland Derby Odds

Fat Al Tops 2012 Queensland Derby Odds

Bookies around the country have opened their futures markets for the upcoming Queensland Derby 2012 and Gai Waterhouse’s progressive galloper Fat Al is the clear early favourite for the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival classic. Running on the biggest day of the festival as part of Stradbroke Handicap Day at Eagle Farm on Saturday June 9,…