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2017 Queensland Derby Form Guide & Betting Preview

2017 Queensland Derby Form Guide & Betting Preview

The best staying three-year-olds of the winter face off at Doomben Racecourse this weekend in the Queensland Derby 2017, a full race form guide and betting preview for which is detailed below. A capacity field of 16 starters will run in Doomben Race 7 at 3:00pm (AEST) on Stradbroke Handicap Day on Saturday for the…

Shocking Luck Tops Queensland Derby 2017 Odds

Shocking Luck Tops Queensland Derby 2017 Odds

New Zealand visitor Shocking Luck is early favourite in the updated post-field 2017 Queensland Derby odds to salute in Group 1 company at Doomben Racecourse this weekend. A late entry into the Stradbroke Handicap Day feature after connections accidently missed the original first acceptances cut-off date, the Stephen Autridge & Jamie Richards-trained gelding is one…

Grand Prix Winner Order Again On To Queensland Derby 2017

Grand Prix Winner Order Again On To Queensland Derby 2017

Brisbane horseman Brian Smith has a very genuine chance in the 2017 Queensland Derby this Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival after the narrow Grand Prix Stakes success of his progressive three-year-old Order Again. An up-and-coming son of Iffraaj, the Eagle Farm-trained stayer had no luck after a wide run throughout at Doomben last start finishing runner-up…

Rough Habit Plate 2017 Tips & Odds Update

Rough Habit Plate 2017 Tips & Odds Update

It is shaping-up as a three way battle in the 2017 Rough Habit Plate betting markets for the Queensland Derby lead-up at Doomben on Saturday, our insider tips and the latest odds for which are detailed below. Due to jump as Doomben Race 8 at 4:39pm (AEST) on 10,000 Day, this year’s $125,000 Group 3…

Queensland Derby Favourite Tops Rough Habit Plate 2017 Field

Queensland Derby Favourite Tops Rough Habit Plate 2017 Field

Early favourite in Queensland Derby betting for next month’s feature Mongolian Khan leads a field of fellow three-year-old stayers at Doomben Racecourse this weekend in the 2017 Rough Habit Plate. The first of the traditional lead-ups to the $600,000 Group 1 Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm on June 10, this Saturday’s $125,000 Group 3…

Gunsynd Classic 2017 Tips & Betting Update

Gunsynd Classic 2017 Tips & Betting Update

The build-up to the Queensland Derby starts in earnest at Eagle Farm Racecourse on Saturday with a field of three-year-old stayers facing off in the 2017 Gunsynd Classic, betting tips and the latest odds on the Group 3 found below. The major support act on the Victory Stakes Day card, this season’s $125,000 Group 3…

2017 Gunsynd Classic Betting: Dreams Aplenty Odds-On

2017 Gunsynd Classic Betting: Dreams Aplenty Odds-On

John Zielke’s flying young stayer Dreams Aplenty will continue his build-up towards the Queensland Derby jumping the odds-on favourite in Gunsynd Classic 2017 betting at Eagle Farm this Saturday. Set to run as Eagle Farm Race 7 at 3:47pm (AEST) on Victory Stakes Day, this year’s $125,000 Group 3 Ascot Green Gunsynd Classic (1600m) attracted…

Acatour Heads 2017 Frank Packer Plate Field

Acatour Heads 2017 Frank Packer Plate Field

Last start winner over the Randwick mile Acatour headlines a ten-horse field in the Frank Packer Plate 2017 back at the track this weekend as part of All Aged Stakes Day. Set to run as Randwick Race 3 at 1:15pm (AEST), this season’s $150,000 Group 3 Frank Packer Plate (2000m) shapes-up as a nice race…

2016 Gothic Stakes Winner Peacock for Godolphin

2016 Gothic Stakes Winner Peacock for Godolphin

Trainer John O’Shea and the stable enjoyed an early Black-Type win on Caulfield Cup Day with smart three-year-old Peacock getting the gun run in the Gothic Stakes 2016 to score the upset result. With a stiff breeze on in the second, no one wanted to go up and lead the way in the $120,000 Listed…