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2015 Cox Plate – Melbourne Cup Double for Pondarosa Miss

2015 Cox Plate – Melbourne Cup Double for Pondarosa Miss

Peter Hollinshead’s classy Kiwi mare Pondarosa Miss is set to campaign at home in New Zealand early this prep before heading down under to target the Cox Plate – Melbourne Cup 2015 double. A winner of five of her 17 career starts to date the rising five-year-old daughter of High Chaparral is yet to race…

2015 Melbourne Cup Bid for Rock Diva

2015 Melbourne Cup Bid for Rock Diva

Kiwi horseman Tony Pike is hoping to win a Melbourne Cup 2015 ballot-exemption race with his classy mare Rock Diva this spring giving her the chance to run in the world’s richest handicap on the first Tuesday of November. A rising five-year-old daughter of Lucky Unicorn, Rock Diva has had three previous runs down under…

Sonntag Wins 2014 Queensland Derby for Young Dwyer

Sonntag Wins 2014 Queensland Derby for Young Dwyer

Having only been training horses in his own right for 11 months today’s incredible Queensland Derby 2014 victory with Sonntag then was a great story for young Melbourne horseman Henry Dwyer. Dwyer, 30, has held his license for two years and has experience with some of the country’s best. He has only been out on…

Queensland Derby Tips 2014

Queensland Derby Tips 2014

The best three-year-old staying types of the season face off at Eagle Farm on Saturday in the 2014 Queensland Derby – tips and exotic betting selections for the Group 1 feature found below. Due to jump at 3:00pm as Eagle Farm Race 7, one race before the 2014 Stradbroke Handicap, this year’s $500,000 Group 1…

2014 Queensland Derby Betting Update

2014 Queensland Derby Betting Update

Pinstripe Lane remains the top fancy to take out the Queensland Derby 2014 on Stradbroke Handicap Day at Eagle Farm this weekend albeit at an easing price to win the classic. After opening at $4.40 at following the release of the capacity field for this Saturday’s $500,000 Group 1 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2400m), the…

2014 Queensland Derby Form & Betting Guide

2014 Queensland Derby Form & Betting Guide

The major three-year-olds’ race of the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival takes place at Eagle Farm Racecourse on Saturday with the Queensland Derby 2014 one of the day’s major draw cards. Running as Eagle Farm Race 7 at 3:00pm the $500,000 Group 1 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2400m) has this year drawn a full field of…

Queensland Derby 2014 Odds – Top Three Hard to Split

Queensland Derby 2014 Odds – Top Three Hard to Split

A trio of three-year-olds is currently battling for top spot in the 2014 Queensland Derby odds ahead of Saturday’s Eagle Farm classic. One of three majors on the card this Stradbroke Handicap Day, the $500,000 Group 1 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2400m) features a full field of 18 starters plus two emergencies. Three of those…

2014 Queensland Derby Field & Barriers – Vilanova Draws Wide

2014 Queensland Derby Field & Barriers – Vilanova Draws Wide

Chris Waller’s Queensland Derby 2014 favourite Vilanova has drawn a double digit barrier for Saturday’s three-year-old major at Eagle Farm Racecourse. A full field of 18 starters plus two emergencies is accepted to line-up in this year’s $500,000 Group 1 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2400m) running as Eagle Farm Race 7 at 3:00pm on Stradbroke…

Rock Diva Set to Back Up in Derby

Rock Diva Set to Back Up in Derby

Trainer Tony Pike has revealed he is close to confirming a start for Rock Diva in this weekend’s Group 1 Queensland Derby (2400m) after the talented filly produced a keen turn of foot to run on for fourth in last weekend’s featured Group 1 Queensland Oaks (2400m). A standout performer in her native New Zealand…

Arabian Gold Lame After Oaks But Will Race Again

Arabian Gold Lame After Oaks But Will Race Again

Sydney horseman David Vandyke went from the high of saddling up a deserving Queensland Oaks favourite, to a great low believing he would have to put down top filly Arabian Gold after she pulled up lame following her weekend run. The daughter of Dubawi jumped short priced favourite for last Saturday’s $400,000 Group 1 Queensland…