News About Queensland Derby 2013

2013 Queensland Derby Winner Hawkspur Future Melbourne Cup Horse – Cassidy

2013 Queensland Derby Winner Hawkspur Future Melbourne Cup Horse – Cassidy

Hall of Fame jockey Jim Cassidy has declared the Chris Waller-trained Hawkspur a possible Caulfield and Melbourne Cups horse of the future after their all-too-easy win in the Queensland Derby 2013 at Stradbroke Handicap Day today.

Queensland Derby winner Hawkspur could be future Melbourne Cup horse. Photo: Steve Hart.

It was Cassidy’s 98th Group 1 victory and his ...

Stradbroke Handicap Day Best Bets 2013

Stradbroke Handicap Day Best Bets 2013

Today, Saturday June 8, the 2013 Stradbroke Handicap Day action is top class at Eagle Farm with a crack nine event program to entertain and to help you clean up at this huge race meeting below we take a look at our best bets of the day.

Academus (Inside) in Race 4 looks one of the best Stradbroke Handicap Day ...

2013 Queensland Derby Barriers Post-Scratchings

2013 Queensland Derby Barriers Post-Scratchings

The low chance of rain in Brisbane today has actually come as bad news for some of the emergency runners who have failed to gain a start in the Stradbroke Handicap Day majors due to a low number of early scratchings including the five spares for the Queensland Derby 2013 who have failed to gain a start.

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2013 Stradbroke Handicap Day Scratchings & Track Update

2013 Stradbroke Handicap Day Scratchings & Track Update

It’s sunny skies in Brisbane this morning with only a 50% chance of showers for the much anticipated Stradbroke Handicap Day 2013 and below we take a look at the early scratchings and latest track report for the Eagle Farm meeting.

Originally a large number of withdrawals were being predicted for the bumper nine-race program which features a triple shot ...

Queensland Derby 2013 Tips & Exotic Selections

Queensland Derby 2013 Tips & Exotic Selections

Saturday sees three Group 1 races highlight a crack Eagle Farm race card for Stradbroke Handicap Day, one of which is the 2013 Queensland Derby– betting tips and exotic selections for which are detailed right here for Races.com.au readers.

Hawkspur is the Races.com.au tip to win the 2013 Queensland Derby this weekend. Photo: Daniel Costello.

This year’s $500,000 ...

2013 Queensland Derby Form Guide & Betting Analysis

2013 Queensland Derby Form Guide & Betting Analysis

While most of the hype surrounding Saturday’s Eagle Farm meeting is on the super line-up of the $1.36 million Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m), another to clash on the card is the Queensland Derby 2013.

Queensland Oaks winner Gondokoro is the only filly in this weekend's 2013 Queensland Derby field. Photo Daniel Costello.

Like the Stradbroke this year’s $500,000 ...

2013 Queensland Derby Field & Barrier Draw – Survived Out Wide

2013 Queensland Derby Field & Barrier Draw – Survived Out Wide

While the question on Kiwi trainer John Bary’s lips this morning was how much his star three-year-old Survived could win Saturday’s Queensland Derby 2013 by, it could now be a question of whether the horse can just hang on after the pre-race favourite suffered an early blow drawing gate 17.

Queensland Oaks winner Gondokoro is the only filly in ...

Stradbroke Handicap Field 2013 – Barrier Draw To Follow

Stradbroke Handicap Field 2013 – Barrier Draw To Follow

After much anticipation over the ins and outs for this year’s race the official 2013 Stradbroke Handicap field has been announced with a capacity field of gallopers set to face off in the Eagle Farm feature this Saturday.

Current favourite Epaulette is the only 2013 Stradbroke Handicap contender for trainer Peter Snowden. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

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Survived Set to Thrive in Queensland Derby 2013

Survived Set to Thrive in Queensland Derby 2013

New Zealand trainer John Bary is bullish over his chances of taking home an Aussie Group 1 trophy this weekend with his 2013 Queensland Derby betting favourite Survived in top form ahead of their shot at the Stradbroke Handicap Day feature on Saturday.

Hawkspur (pictured) looks the main danger to Survived in Saturday's Queensland Derby 2013. Photo: Daniel Costello.

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Celtic Prince Vies for 2013 Queensland Derby Start

Celtic Prince Vies for 2013 Queensland Derby Start

The now Sydney-based Bjorn Baker is hoping his O’Reilly three-year-old Celtic Prince can sneak into the Queensland Derby 2013 field this Saturday believing them a genuine chance in the Stradbroke Handicap Day classic.

Horse Racing Tip Queensland Derby odds will firm with the release of the final field on Wednesday so back your favourites today at their generous futures prices!...