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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. Like the Stradbroke this year’s $500,000 Group 1 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2400m) has drawn a capacity field of hopefuls…

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. A winner of five of…

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. Zed gelding Survived has dominated futures betting on the $500,000 Group 1…

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. One of 33 three-year-olds still officially entered for this year’s $500,000 Group 1 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm Racecourse,…

Queensland Derby 2013 First Acceptances Down to 33

Queensland Derby 2013 First Acceptances Down to 33

There are now just 33 three-year-olds still in with a shot at the 2013 Queensland Derby trophy on Stradbroke Handicap Day Saturday week after first declarations for the June 8 Group 1’s were taken by Racing Queensland today. Originally this year’s $500,000 Group 1 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2400m) attracted 120 nominees, a figure cut…

Grand Prix Stakes 2013 – Betting Tips

Grand Prix Stakes 2013 – Betting Tips

Saturday’s Group 3 2013 Grand Prix Stakes (2200m) at Doomben stands as a crucial lead-up to the Group 1 Queensland Derby (2400m) which will take place at Eagle Farm on June 8. Derby favourite Survived is missing from the Grand Prix field but there are plenty of quality young stayers ready to press their claims….

Bary Rolls Dice With Queensland Derby 2013 Favourite

Bary Rolls Dice With Queensland Derby 2013 Favourite

New Zealand horseman John Bary has opted not to run the early 2013 Queensland Derby betting favourite Survived in one of the traditional lead-up races this weekend with the horse to bypass the $150,000 Group 3 Grand Prix Stakes (2200m) at Doomben. Zed gelding Survived enjoyed a stellar summer – autumn campaign back home in…

Hawkspur Heads 2013 Grand Prix Stakes Field

Hawkspur Heads 2013 Grand Prix Stakes Field

Rough Habit Plate winner Hawkspur will get a chance to claim another 2013 Queensland Derby lead-up race when he starts from barrier three in Saturday’s Group 3 2013 Grand Prix Stakes (2200m). The Chris Waller-trained gelding was a three-length winner in the Rough Habit Plate, showing a clear appreciation for the staying trip and a…

2013 Grand Prix Stakes Nominations Feature Dear Demi

2013 Grand Prix Stakes Nominations Feature Dear Demi

The Group 3 Grand Prix Stakes will take place at Doomben Racecourse this Saturday May 25, 2013, and here you will find the latest nominations information for the race. 29 horses in total have nominated for a run in the 2013 Grand Prix Stakes, including Dear Demi. Dear Demi proved her class last weekend, when…

Survived Still 2013 Queensland Derby Betting Favourite

Survived Still 2013 Queensland Derby Betting Favourite

A shock loss on Australian debut hasn’t dented the chances of New Zealand three-year-old Survived in next month’s Group 1 2013 Queensland Derby (2400m). Well, at least according to the bookmakers who still have the the exciting prospect on the top line of betting in the  . The John Bary-trained galloper is considered a $3.70…