Queensland Derby 2017

Saturday June 10, 2017

Ladbrokes Tip: The Grand Prix Stakes – Queensland Derby double is a popular betting option during the winter carnival

The Queensland Derby is a Group 1 race for three-year-old stayers traditonally run at Eagle Farm Racecourse on Stradbroke Handicap Day during the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival. Conducted on a Saturday in early – mid June, the set weights clash is one of three Group 1 features at the meeting along with the JJ Atkins for the two-year-olds and the $1.5 million Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m), which is Queensland’s richest race.

The 2017 edition of the Queensland Derby was moved from Eagle Farm to Doomben Racecourse and was contested over 2200m instead of 2400m.

Colts and geldings carrying 57kg and fillies 55kg in the Queensland Derby field over 2400m. The race offers $600,000 in total prize money including $384,000 for the winning connections.

A number of lead-up races offer a ballot exemption to the winner into the Queensland Derby including the NZ Derby and Auckland Racing Club Championships Stakes in New Zealand. Back home the winner/s of the Rough Habit Plate, Grand Prix Stakes and the Queensland Oaks for the fillies are also all exempt from Queensland Derby ballot. Of these the key lead-up historically is the Group 3 Grand Prix Stakes (2200m) and the last horse to complete the double was Hawkspur (2013).

The latest edition of the Queensland Derby ran on Saturday June 10, 2017 .

2017 Queensland Derby Results

  • 1st: #2 Ruthven
  • 2nd: #12 Rockstar Rebel
  • 3rd: #16 Ana Royale

Queensland Derby Race Info

  • Date: Saturday June 10, 2017
  • Track: Eagle Farm Racecourse
  • Distance: 2400m
  • Conditions: 3YOs – Set Weights
  • Status: Group 1
  • Prize Money: $600,000
  • First Run: 1868

Queensland Derby Odds

Queensland Derby betting opens at pre-field prices weeks ahead of the race date offering juicy futures odds on the likely runners in the race.

Three-year-olds that run well in the traditional lead-up races typically dominate the Queensland Derby odds, and more often than not the Grand Prix Stakes winner of the season will start favourite in the Group 1 over the mile and a half.

Favourites have a fair record in the Queensland Derby with four saluting for the punters from 2011-2017 including Ruthven (2017), but there is often value further down the markets.

2017 Queensland Derby Betting

The winter’s latest Queensland Derby 2017 betting odds will be available here as soon as released so stay tuned to check the QLD Derby odds on your favourite staying three-year-olds of the season.

Queensland Derby Field

The Queensland Derby field attracts a collection of the season’s most promising staying types. The majority of acceptors are colts and geldings, but fillies sometimes back up out of the Queensland Oaks the weekend prior to take on the boys. The last filly to win the Queensland Derby was Dariana (2010), while in 2017 the only filly in the field Ana Royale ran a brave third.

The largest Queensland Derby field had a previous capacity of 20 runners, the last of this size field lining up in 2008 when Riva San won. Now a maximum of 18 starters can take to the track. The smallest Queensland Derby field in recent history saw only eight runners take to the barriers in 1990 when Rough Habit won. Queensland Derby nominations close in early May, four – five weeks before the final field of acceptances is taken and released the Wednesday prior to the race running on the Saturday.

2017 Queensland Derby Field

Queensland Derby betting odds at Ladbrokes.com.au

Hawkspur (2013) was the last favourite in Queensland Derby betting to salute for the punters at Eagle Farm. Photo Credit: Daniel Costello.

The official Queensland Derby 2017 Field & Barriers are set for release on Wednesday June 7, 2017 and will be listed in full below so bookmark this page to see what three-year-old winter stayers make the line-up on Stradbroke Handicap Day.

The 2017 Queensland Derby Final Field features a capacity line-up of young stayers including the SA Derby winner Volatile Mix and Ana Royale who is the sole filly in the mix. Order Again misses the race due to injury opening up Queensland Derby betting for 2017.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight
1 215×517412 VOLATILE MIX (NZ) Darren Weir John Allen 20 57kg
2 112×522422 RUTHVEN Ciaron Maher Hugh Bowman 9 57kg
3 24121×1610 BLACK ON GOLD Chris Waller Tommy Berry 14 57kg
4 408×113010 MONGOLIAN WOLF Darren Weir Damian Lane 4 57kg
5 28×6446243 VIOLATE Brent Stanley Noel Callow 7 57kg
6 64122×216 SHOCKING LUCK (NZ) Stephen Autridge & Jamie Richards Opie Bosson 1 57kg
7 12×5137221 FONTEIN LAD Greg Eurell Ms Nikita Beriman 2 57kg
8 91×311925 SIZZLING BULLET Chris Waller Craig Williams 16 57kg
9 4231×2261 MONASTERIO (NZ) Chris Waller Tye Angland 13 57kg
10 8462421153 WU GOK Chris Waller Kerrin McEvoy 15 57kg
11 4410311764 HERE HE COMES (NZ) Donna Logan & Chris Gibbs Leith Innes 11 57kg
12 123×445421 ROCKSTAR REBEL Darren Weir Brad Rawiller 6 57kg
13 64×1701457 GARBHAN Mitch Newman Corey Brown 19 57kg
14 6×50620616 SHINE TAK STAR John Sargent Robbie Fradd 5 57kg
15 9500332105 DAZZLE EM SID Matt Kropp Luke Nolen 10 57kg
16 x317223318 ANA ROYALE Stuart Webb Mark Zahra 3 55kg
17e 422×13100 SHADOW VISION Kurt Goldman TBA 8 57kg
18e x116x09244 MANDALAY BAY Matt Laurie Luke Currie 21 57kg
19e 0x1157 TOP OF THE RANGE (NZ) Michael Moroney Patrick Moloney 12 57kg
20e 0x621x5202 THE BARRACUDA Matt Kropp TBA 17 57kg
21e 960×458183 WAKE UP VICTA Lindsay Gough TBA 18 57kg

2017 Queensland Derby First Acceptances

First acceptances for the Queensland Derby 2017 have now closed with the Grand Prix Stakes winner Order Again leading pre-field betting along with Darren Weir’s SA Derby champ Volatile Mix who would likely have preferred the 2400m over the 2200m.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Sex Age Trainer Ballot Weight
1 4213×5121 ORDER AGAIN (NZ) G 3 Brian Smith 1 57kg
2 51×6202720 PRIZED ICON C 3 James Cummings 2 57kg
3 215×517412 VOLATILE MIX (NZ) G 3 Darren Weir 3 57kg
4 112×522422 RUTHVEN C 3 Ciaron Maher 4 57kg
5 24121×1610 BLACK ON GOLD G 3 Chris Waller 5 57kg
6 408×113010 MONGOLIAN WOLF G 3 Darren Weir 6 57kg
7 28×6446243 VIOLATE C 3 Brent Stanley 7 57kg
8 91×311925 SIZZLING BULLET C 3 Chris Waller 8 57kg
9 4231×2261 MONASTERIO (NZ) G 3 Chris Waller 9 57kg
10 8462421153 WU GOK G 3 Chris Waller 10 57kg
11 4410311764 HERE HE COMES (NZ) G 3 Donna Logan & Chris Gibbs 11 57kg
12 312×513722 FONTEIN LAD G 3 Greg Eurell 12 57kg
13 123×445421 ROCKSTAR REBEL C 3 Darren Weir 13 57kg
14 64×1701457 GARBHAN G 3 Mitch Newman 14 57kg
15 16×5062061 SHINE TAK STAR G 3 John Sargent 15 57kg
16 9500332105 DAZZLE EM SID G 3 Matt Kropp 16 57kg
17 422×13100 SHADOW VISION G 3 Kurt Goldman 17 57kg
18 x116x09244 MANDALAY BAY G 3 Matt Laurie 18 57kg
19 0x1157 TOP OF THE RANGE (NZ) G 3 Michael Moroney 19 57kg
20 x67716x158 HUNDRED G 3 Brett Lunney & Thomas Lunney 20 57kg
21 95x227x15 ROYAL RECEIVER G 3 David Vandyke 21 57kg
22 0x621x520 THE BARRACUDA G 3 Matt Kropp 22 57kg
23 960×45818 WAKE UP VICTA G 3 Lindsay Gough 23 57kg
24 6×42357 SIDETRIP G 3 Scott Morrisey 24 57kg

2017 Queensland Derby Nominations

There are officially 98 three-year-olds nominated for the Queensland Derby 2017 including the Darren Weir-trained Mongolian Khan who won the Group 3 Frank Packer Plate in Sydney and Ruthven who was fourth in the ATC Derby over the autumn.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Sex Age Trainer
1 13×7543 AD FINEM C 3 Trevor Rogers
2 43451×4936 ADATTO (NZ) G 3 Lee & Anthony Freedman
3 3x9850x651 ALL OUT OF LOVE G 3 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig
4 76×24182 BEDFORD (NZ) G 3 Lee & Anthony Freedman
5 7×225 BIT OF A LAD G 3 Darren Weir
6 7624121×16 BLACK ON GOLD G 3 Chris Waller
7 69x35311x2 BRINGIT C 3 Matthew Dunn
8 111×144 CAERLESS CHOICE G 3 Paul Messara
9 14×2 CARE TO THINK G 3 Matthew Dunn
10 61275×8021 CASTA G 3 Tony McEvoy
11 525×4221 CHARLTON C 3 Robbie Griffiths
12 9x CHEROKEE (NZ) G 3 Michael Moroney
13 2x4122x031 CLIFF G 3 Joe Cleary
14 87×23 COLORADO MISS F 3 John Sargent
15 764410311x COMIN’THROUGH (NZ) G 3 Donna Logan & Chris Gibbs
16 92 CRAFTY LION (NZ) G 3 Michael Moroney
17 506×00 DATUK ZADRAGON G 3 Chris Anderson
18 x109500332 DAZZLE EM SID G 3 Matt Kropp
19 6762×46 DIVISIONAL G 3 Gillian Heinrich & Ben Rodgers
20 9×42213 DODGE CITY G 3 Michael Moroney
21 7x54861x DRUMMERS CHANCE G 3 Brad Herne
22 67x2213x FALLACY F 3 Toby Edmonds
23 096564×325 FLIGHT PRINCE G 3 Brian Smith
24 1x FLYING FRED (NZ) G 3 Evan & J J Rayner
25 764x17014x GARBHAN G 3 Mitch Newman
26 6887×00 GLAMOUR BOY G 3 Gillian Heinrich & Ben Rodgers
27 8x544x2 HANCOCK G 3 Darryl Hansen
28 1562x3434x HARLOW GOLD (NZ) F 3 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig
29 2×3331 HE EKSCELS (NZ) G 3 Richard Laming
30 1 HELLO BEAUTY (NZ) F 3 Gerald Ryan
31 47×21 HOT MONEY G 3 Kurt Goldman
32 5x67716x15 HUNDRED G 3 Brett Lunney
33 86×24 IVORYMAN (NZ) G 3 Joseph Pride
34 56×231364 JAKE THE MUSS (NZ) G 3 Donna Logan & Chris Gibbs
35 328×3 KING OF MONACO G 3 Melissa Leitch
36 24122×2344 KUBIS G 3 Robert Heathcote
37 7×645573 KUNMING G 3 Gary Moore
38 1x252L011x LET ME SAY THIS G 3 Steven O’dea
39 02×3231 LILYMORN (NZ) F 3 Michael Moroney
40 216 MAKFI LASS F 3 Brett Cavanough
41 5x116x092 MANDALAY BAY G 3 Matt Laurie
42 42×1 MIA ROSA F 3 Michael Moroney
43 936×14625 MISS STRATHALLAN F 3 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig
44 77×41 MOJESTIC F 3 Michael Moroney
45 1644221×07 MOLA RAM G 3 Barry Baldwin
46 4231×2 MONASTERIO (NZ) G 3 Chris Waller
47 1408×11301 MONGOLIAN WOLF G 3 Darren Weir
48 0x9 MYSTERIOUS ISLAND (NZ) C 3 Brian McGrath
49 2×1224 NETHERFIELD (NZ) G 3 Mick Price
50 x3672x8152 OCTAVIAN AUGUSTUS G 3 Chris Waller
51 216 ONLY CHOICE (NZ) G 3 Kurt Goldman
52 4213×5 ORDER AGAIN (NZ) G 3 Brian Smith
53 554 PEDRO XIMENEZ G 3 Michael Moroney
54 x54410x421 PETER JOHN (NZ) G 3 John Sargent
55 351x62027x PRIZED ICON C 3 James Cummings
56 3112×76 REALING G 3 Matthew Dunn
57 5x123x4454 ROCKSTAR REBEL C 3 Darren Weir
58 896×152231 ROTHABYE G 3 Trevor Miller
59 95x227x ROYAL RECEIVER G 3 David Vandyke
60 112×52242 RUTHVEN C 3 Ciaron Maher
61 27813 SAHARA EAGLE (NZ) G 3 John Sargent
62 45×3511 SAN PABLO G 3 Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott
63 345×33141 SAN VINCENZO G 3 Michael Moroney
64 22513×31 SAVVAN (NZ) F 3 James Cummings
65 0732x SAVVY DRESSER (NZ) G 3 Mick Price
66 2 SAVWELL (NZ) G 3 David Vandyke
67 5651618×83 SCRAPS G 3 Heath Conners
68 6520×18343 SEBRING DREAM F 3 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig
69 422×13 SHADOW VISION G 3 Kurt Goldman
70 416×506206 SHINE TAK STAR G 3 John Sargent
71 64122×2 SHOCKING LUCK (NZ) G 3 Stephen Autridge & Jamie Richards
72 6×423 SIDETRIP G 3 John Morrisey
73 91×31192 SIZZLING BULLET C 3 Chris Waller
74 5x29322x44 SMOOTH WHISKEY G 3 Chris Waller
75 x310x61433 SO POYSED G 3 Richard Laming
76 53 SOLO HEART G 3 Chris Waller
77 0x341x4379 SPARKLE F 3 Heath Conners
78 50 STRIKER THOMAS G 3 Jeffrey Chan
79 5374 SULIEN G 3 Mitch Newman
80 12×11 TAVIDREAM (NZ) G 3 Donna Logan & Chris Gibbs
81 0x621x52 THE BARRACUDA G 3 Matt Kropp
82 76x1x3 THE HARROVIAN C 3 Jim Conlan
83 2112 THINK BABE C 3 Darren Weir
84 0x11 TOP OF THE RANGE (NZ) G 3 Michael Moroney
85 610×3271 TRAVANCORE (NZ) C 3 Bryce Heys
86 22×3 TRULY HIGH G 3 Darren Weir
87 65640×9431 TUMULTUOUS G 3 Chris Waller
88 2×5010 UBER COUGAR (NZ) F 3 Michael Moroney
89 x61533x018 VALENTINO ROSSA G 3 Jason Coyle
90 1144×48832 VELADERO C 3 Chris Waller
91 45×31 VILLARRICA F 3 Michael Moroney
92 632×5 VINDEX G 3 Matthew Smith
93 2828×64462 VIOLATE C 3 Brent Stanley
94 2215×5174 VOLATILE MIX (NZ) C 3 Darren Weir
95 960×4581 WAKE UP VICTA G 3 Lindsay Gough
96 5533 WE’LL MEET AGAIN (NZ) G 3 Michael Moroney
97 x846242115 WU GOK G 3 Chris Waller
98 116×7 ZAMEX C 3 Matthew Dunn

Queensland Derby Form Guide

The Queensland Derby form guide provides punters with all of the must know information like the jockeys, trainers, barriers and lead-up runs of the horses in the field. From 2011 – 2017 four of the seven Queensland Derby winners jumped from a double digit barrier, the distance of the race proving a wide gate is a non-issue results wise.

Interstate-trained three-year-olds also have a dominant recent record in the race, so watch the Queensland Derby form guide for Sydney and Melbourne visitors with form in Brisbane that season.

2017 Queensland Derby Form Facts

  • Wide barriers 10 or above produced four of the seven Queensland Derby winners from 2011 – 2017
  • Dariana (2010) was the last filly to beat home the boys in the Queensland Derby results
  • From 2011 – 2017 four of the seven Queensland Derby betting favourites saluted for the punters
  • The Grand Prix Stakes is the key Queensland Derby form race to follow and last produced a winner of the Group 1 with Eagle Way (2nd in 2016)

Queensland Derby Tips

Looking for horses that ran top three in a race like the Grand Prix Stakes and keeping an eye on the prices of runners with proven form over at least 2000m are good Queensland Derby tips.

From 2006 – 2017 five of the Queensland Derby winners won their lead-up race, so a good tip is looking for a last start winner. Brisbane lead-up races have provided the majority of the Queensland Derby champions in the past 30 years, so another tip is to watch for horses proven at either Doomben or Eagle Farm Racecourse.

2017 Queensland Derby Tips

Our Ladbrokes’ insider Queensland Derby 2017 tips and betting selections on the youngsters to back and sack in the mile and a half classic will be detailed below the week of the race so check back to uncover the value in the Group 1 showdown this season.

Queensland Derby Results

Single-figure runners have dominated the Queensland Derby results over the past three decades, but recent winners to jump at over $10 for the win include Sonntag (2014) and Magicool (2015) who both saluted at 12/1 prices.

Notable recent Queensland Derby winners include Hawkspur (2013), Brambles (2012) and Shootoff (2011).

Queensland Derby 2017 Results

The official 2017 Queensland Derby Results & Finishing Order will be available below once the race takes place on Saturday June 10, 2017 .

Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Br. Wgt. SP
1 2 RUTHVEN Ciaron Maher Hugh Bowman 8 57kg $3.40F
2 12 ROCKSTAR REBEL Darren Weir Brad Rawiller 3.8L 6 57kg $15
3 16 ANA ROYALE Stuart Webb Mark Zahra 4.6L 3 55kg $8
4 5 VIOLATE Brent Stanley Noel Callow 5.9L 7 57kg $16
5 11 HERE HE COMES (NZ) Donna Logan & Chris Gibbs Leith Innes 6.1L 10 57kg $41
6 1 VOLATILE MIX (NZ) Darren Weir John Allen 6.3L 16 57kg $6.50
7 7 FONTEIN LAD Greg Eurell Ms Nikita Beriman 7.8L 2 57kg $51
8 10 WU GOK Chris Waller Kerrin McEvoy 7.9L 13 57kg $41
9 4 MONGOLIAN WOLF Darren Weir Damian Lane 8L 4 57kg $21
10 3 BLACK ON GOLD Chris Waller Tommy Berry 9L 12 57kg $19
11 6 SHOCKING LUCK (NZ) Stephen Autridge & Jamie Richards Damian Browne 9.8L 1 57kg $4.80
12 14 SHINE TAK STAR John Sargent Robbie Fradd 11.3L 5 57kg $201
13 13 GARBHAN Mitch Newman Corey Brown 12.1L 15 57kg $151
14 9 MONASTERIO (NZ) Chris Waller Tye Angland 13.9L 11 57kg $51
15 8 SIZZLING BULLET Chris Waller Craig Williams 27.9L 14 57kg $31
16 15 DAZZLE EM SID Matt Kropp Luke Nolen 33.7L 9 57kg $201
20e THE BARRACUDA Matt Kropp 0
21e WAKE UP VICTA Lindsay Gough 0
19e TOP OF THE RANGE (NZ) Michael Moroney Patrick Moloney 0
17e SHADOW VISION Kurt Goldman 0
18e MANDALAY BAY Matt Laurie Luke Currie 0

Queensland Derby Winners

Year Winner 2nd 3rd Time
2018 TBD TBD TBD TBD
2017 Ruthven Rockstar Rebel Ana Royale 2:14.4
2016 Eagle Way Rodrico I’m Belucci 2:32.8
2015 Magicool Werther Jumbo Prince 2:15.0
2014 Sonntag Pinstripe Lane Vilanova 2:28.3
2013 Hawkspur Electric Fusion Honorius 2:27.8
2012 Brambles Quintessential Westsouthwest 2:29.7
2011 Shootoff Shez Sinsational Heidilicious 2:28.7
2010 Dariana Kutchinsky Miss Keepsake 2:26.4
2009 Court Ruler Shocking Larry’s Never Late 2:34.4
2008 Riva San Petushki Moatize 2:36.9
2007 Empires Choice Volcanic Star Sirmione 2:32.9
2006 Ice Chariot Cape Breton Loanhead 2:30.6
2005 Lachlan River Lords A Leaping Vitesse Dane 2:26.5
2004 Toulouse Lautrec Devastating Set Up 2:26.5
2003 Half Hennessy Schumpeter King Of Them All 2:27.7
2002 County Tyrone Galroof Miss Bussell 2:29.0
2001 De Gaulle Lane Tempest Morn Lottery Prize 2:25.2
2000 Freemason Citras Prince Maguire 2:27.3