Queensland Derby

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Queensland Derby
Group 1 race
Location Eagle Farm Racecourse
Brisbane, Australia
Inaugurated 1868
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Sponsor Channel Seven (2016)
Race information
Distance 2,400 metres
Surface Turf
Track Right-handed
Qualification Three year old
Weight Set Weights
colts and geldings – 57 kg
fillies – 55 kg
Purse A$600,000

The Queensland Derby is a Brisbane Racing Club Group 1 Thoroughbred horse race for three-year-olds at, set weights, run over a distance of 2400 metres at Eagle Farm Racecourse, Brisbane, Australia in June during the Queensland Winter Racing Carnival.[1] Total prize money is A$600,000.

Due to track reconstruction of Eagle Farm Racecourse for the 2014–15 racing season the event is transferred to Doomben Racecourse with a shorter distance of 2200 metres.[2]

History[edit]

The race was first run at the Gayndah Racecourse in 1868, before moving to Eagle Farm in 1871.[3]

  • Race was held twice in 1870, Grafton winning both runnings.

Venue[edit]

Winners[edit]

  • 2016 - Eagle Way[4]
  • 2015 - Magicool[5]
  • 2014 - Sonntag[6]
  • 2013 - Hawkspur[7]
  • 2012 - Brambles[8]
  • 2011 - Shootoff[9]
  • 2010 - Dariana[10]
  • 2009 - Court Ruler[11]
  • 2008 - Riva San[12]
  • 2007 - Empires Choice[13]
  • 2006 - Ice Chariot[14]
  • 2005 - Lachlan River[15]
  • 2004 - Toulouse Lautrec[16]
  • 2003 - Half Hennessy[17]
  • 2002 - County Tyrone[18]
  • 2001 - De Gaulle Lane[19]
  • 2000 - Freemason[20]
  • 1999 - Camarena[21]
  • 1998 - Dodge[22]
  • 1997 - Yippyio[23]
  • 1996 - Valance[24]
  • 1995 - Turridu[25]
  • 1994 - Tenor[26]
  • 1993 - Air Seattle[27]
  • 1992 - Royal Magic[28]
  • 1991 - Dorset Downs[29]
  • 1990 - Rough Habit[30]
  • 1989 - Hidden Rhythm[31]
  • 1988 - Bravery[32]
  • 1987 - Princess Gracious[33]
  • 1986 - Handy Proverb[34]
  • 1985 - Tristina[35]
  • 1984 - Librici[36]
  • 1983 - Strawberry Road[37]
  • 1982 - Our Planet
  • 1981 - Mr. Cromwell
  • 1980 - Kingston Town
  • 1979 - Double Century
  • 1978 - Lefroy
  • 1977 - Florissa
  • 1976 - Cheyne Walk
  • 1975 - Bottled Sunshine
  • 1974 - Count Rapier
  • 1973 - Analie
  • 1972 - race not held
  • 1971 - Amby's Love
  • 1970 - Silver Sharpe
  • 1969 - Intrepid Clipper
  • 1968 - Tails
  • 1967 - Minto Crag
  • 1966 - Dark Briar
  • 1965 - Bahram Star
  • 1964 - Royal Sovereign
  • 1963 - Confidence
  • 1962 - Honest Man
  • 1961 - Raajpoot
  • 1960 - Persian Lyric
  • 1959 -Travel Boy
  • 1958 - Earlwood
  • 1957 - Tulloch
  • 1956 - Book Link
  • 1955 - Regal Dignity
  • 1954 - The Wash
  • 1953 - Castillo
  • 1952 - Headstockman
  • 1951 - Forest Beau
  • 1950 - Basha Felika
  • 1949 - Pocket Money
  • 1948 - Blue Slipper
  • 1947 - Sefiona
  • 1946 - Te Tana
  • 1942–45 - race not held
  • 1941 - Lord Spear
  • 1940 - Fearless Fox
  • 1939 - Spearace
  • 1938 - Hendra Lad
  • 1937 - Spear Chief
  • 1936 - Six Fifty
  • 1935 - Auto Buz
  • 1934 - Glen's Spear
  • 1933 - Waikare
  • 1932 - Braeburn
  • 1931 - Lough Neagh
  • 1930 - Monash Valley
  • 1929 - Bernfield
  • 1928 - Paddi Eve
  • 1927 - High Syce
  • 1926 - Kitty Paddington
  • 1925 - Wee Glen
  • 1924 - Serelot
  • 1923 - Ardglen
  • 1922 - Kingslot
  • 1921 - Lawn Mower
  • 1920 - Seremist
  • 1919 - Boy Syce
  • 1918 - Syce Lad
  • 1917 - Symposium
  • 1916 - Lord Acre
  • 1915 - Rascasse
  • 1914 - Fog Bell
  • 1913 - Signal Lamp
  • 1912 - King Cleo
  • 1911 - Maritoria
  • 1910 - Persian Jewel
  • 1909 - Braw Laddie
  • 1908 - Flaxen
  • 1907 - Euroa
  • 1906 - Togo
  • 1905 - Alexis
  • 1904 - Joyance
  • 1903 - Fitz Grafton
  • 1902 - Balfour
  • 1901 - Narelle
  • 1900 - Musket
  • 1899 - Master Bernie
  • 1898 - Boreas II
  • 1897 - The Guard
  • 1896 - Greyleg
  • 1895 - Black Diamond
  • 1894 - Czarina
  • 1893 - Triton
  • 1892 - Tridentate
  • 1891 - Splendide
  • 1890 - Garuda
  • 1889 - Fernando
  • 1888 - Greywing
  • 1887 - Lord Headington
  • 1886 - Fano
  • 1885 - Elbe
  • 1884 - Petronel
  • 1883 - Wheatmeat
  • 1882 - Goldfinder
  • 1881 - Legerdemain
  • 1880 - Waterloo
  • 1879 - Elastic
  • 1878 - Whisker
  • 1873–77 - race not held
  • 1872 - J.L.
  • 1871 - Florence
  • 1870 - Grafton
  • 1870 - Grafton
  • 1869 - Zambesi
  • 1868 - Hermit

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Winners and Past Results for the Queensland Derby". Progroup Racing (Australia). 2012. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Exelby, Nathan (18 January 2015). "Frustration as fears Eagle Farm's re-opening could be pushed back as late as October". The Courier Mail. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  3. ^ "BMW Queensland Derby". Queensland Turf Club. Retrieved 2008-12-04. 
  4. ^ "2016 Result – Channel 7 Queensland Derby (held 11 June 2016)". breednet.com. Retrieved 11 June 2016. 
  5. ^ "2015 Result – Channel Seven Queensland Derby (held 6 June 2015)". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 June 2015. 
  6. ^ "2014 Result – Channel Seven Queensland Derby (held 7 June 2014)". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  7. ^ "2013 Result – Channel Seven Queensland Derby (held 8 June 2013)". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  8. ^ "2012 Result – Channel Seven Qld Derby (held 9 June 2012)". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  9. ^ "2011 Result – Channel Seven Qld Derby (held 11 June 2011)". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  10. ^ "2010 Result – Channel Seven Queensland Derby (held 12 June 2010)". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  11. ^ "2009 Result – B M W Queensland Derby (held 6 June 2009)". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  12. ^ "2008 Result – Queensland Derby (held 7 June 2008)". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  13. ^ "2007 Result – Queensland Derby (held 9 June 2007)". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  14. ^ "2006 Result – B M W - Queensland Derby (held 10 June 2006)". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  15. ^ "2005 Result – Queensland Derbry (held 11 June 2005)". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  16. ^ "2004 Result – Queensland Derby (held 12 June 2004)". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  17. ^ "2003 Result – Queensland Derby (held 7 June 2003)". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  18. ^ "2002 Result – The Queensland Derby (held 8 June 2002)". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  19. ^ "2001 Result – Queensland Derby (held 9 June 2001)". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  20. ^ "2000 Result – Queensland Derby (held 10 June 2000)". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  21. ^ "1999 Result – Queensland Derby (held 12 June 1999)". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  22. ^ "1998 Result – Queensland Derby (held 6 June 1998)". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  23. ^ "1997 Result – Queensland Derby (held 7 June 1997)". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  24. ^ "1996 Result – Queensland Derby (held 8 June 1996)". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  25. ^ "1995 Result – Queensland Derby (held 10 June 1995)". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  26. ^ "1994 Result – Queensland Derby (held 11 June 1994)". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  27. ^ "1993 Result – Queensland Derby (held 12 June 1993)". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  28. ^ "1992 Result – Queensland Derby (held 6 June 1992)". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  29. ^ "1991 Result – Queensland Derby (held 8 June 1991)". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  30. ^ "1990 Result – Queensland Derby (held 9 June 1990)". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  31. ^ "1989 Result – Queensland Derby (held 10 June 1989)". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  32. ^ "1988 Result – Queensland Derby (held 11 June 1988)". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  33. ^ "1987 Result – Queensland Derby (held 6 June 1987)". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  34. ^ "1986 Result – Queensland Derby (held 7 June 1986)". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  35. ^ "1985 Result – Queensland Derby (held 8 June 1985)". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  36. ^ "1984 Result – Queensland Derby (held 9 June 1984)". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  37. ^ "1983 Result – The Queensland Derby (held 11 June 1983)". breednet.com. Retrieved 31 May 2015.