The Queensland Derby will take place on Saturday, 28 May, 2022 at Eagle Farm.

This 2400m Group 1 event is open to 3YOs with set weight conditions and offering a total prize of $600,000.

We provide you with Queensland Derby Cup tips as well as an in depth guide into the runners, horses, final field, barrier draw, news, betting odds and information, and how you can watch a live stream to watch the race unfold.

CONTENTS: Schedule | Live Stream | Bonus Bets | Tips | Nominations | Field & Barrier Draw | Results & Replays | Odds | History | Winners | Top 5 Winners

queensland derby 2022 SCHEDULE ?

Date May 28
Track Eagle Farm Racecourse
Distance 2400m
Class Group 1
Race Type Set Weights
Prizemoney $600,000
Age 3YO

Queensland derby 2022 LIVE STREAM

TAB customers are able to live stream the 2022 Queensland Derby free of charge courtesy of Sky Racing vision.

You can watch the action from your mobile device or desktop for every Australian thoroughbred, greyhound and harness race live.

TAB offers Sky Racing 1, Sky Racing 2 and Sky Thoroughbred Central on their racing live streaming service.

T&Cs Apply. Vision available for all three Sky Racing channels. Data charges may apply.

Watch the 2022 Queensland Derby with TAB.

queensland derby BONUS BETS

With the country’s leading bookmakers offering horse racing promotions and bonus bets every day of the week, you can get more bang for your buck.

The offers really ramp up on Saturday covering most races with promos such as Double Your WinningsCash Back and Bonus Bet Back for finishing 2nd, 3rd and even 4th, there are plenty of promos to sink your teeth into.

Racingbase hunts down all the daily bookmaker promos and bonus bets and displays them on one page with their T&C’s so you can see what is on offer.


When trying to find the winner of the Group 1 Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm, keeping some important factors on your side can help you.

Our experts assess all the Queensland runners, their form, barrier draws, speedmap and more to help come up with our betting pointers and 2022 tips to help you back the winner.

Our team of expert tipsters will provide 2022 Queensland Derby tips and selections once the final field has been declared.

queensland derby 2022 NOMINATIONS

Nominations for the 2022 Queensland Derby will take place at 11:00am on May 3, 2022 and 11:00am on May 18, 2022.

queensland DERBY 2022 FIELD & BARRIER DRAW

The final field and barrier draw for the 2022 Queensland Derby will be released at 9:00am May 24, 2022.

No. Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight
1 EXPLOSIVE JACK (NZ) Ciaron Maher & David Eustace John Allen 6 57kg
2 LET’S KARAKA DEEL (NZ) Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Ben Allen 3 57kg
3 KUKERACHA (NZ) Chris Waller James McDonald 2 57kg
4 ACHIEVER Chris Waller Nash Rawiller 11 57kg
5 TOSCANINI Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Robbie Fradd 8 57kg
6 CRIMINAL DEFENCE Peter & Will Hulbert Jye McNeil 4 57kg
7 BUCHAREST Chris Waller Kerrin McEvoy 19 57kg
8 HORRIFYING (NZ) Mark Kavanagh Ms Jamie Kah 12 57kg
9 SENOR TOBA Chris Waller Hugh Bowman 21 57kg
10 BOLD EXECUTIVE Garnett Taylor Ryan Wiggins 15 57kg
11 SAGACIOUS Matthew Dunn Jason Collett 1 57kg
12 MARANOA Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Tim Clark 9 57kg
13 MR GEE John O’Shea Craig Williams 7 57kg
14 FORTIFIED (NZ) Chris Waller James Orman 16 57kg
15 CALM SEEKER (NZ) Matt Kropp Les Tilley 20 57kg
16 HEZASHOCKA (NZ) Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr) Mark Zahra 14 57kg
17 MT MORT SHARK (NZ) Matt Kropp Larry Cassidy 17 57kg
18 QUIET MICHAEL (NZ) Chris Waller Joshua Parr 10 57kg
19e SINO DEFEAT Paul Butterworth TBA 5 57kg
20e OLYMPIC CLASS Michael Costa TBA 13 57kg
21e STYLEBENDER (NZ) Bryce Heys TBA 18 57kg


Finish Horse Jockey Trainer Barrier Weight SP
1st Kukeracha James McDonald Chris Waller 2 57kg $11
2nd Senor Toba Hugh Bowman Chris Waller 18 57kg $6
3rd Explosive Jack John Allen Ciaron Maher and David Eustace 5 57kg $2.50
4th Achiever Nash Rawiller Chris Waller 10 57kg $18

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queensland derby ODDS

Leading bookmakers SportsbetLadbrokesNedsbet365 & Palmerbet have the latest 2022 Queensland Derby betting odds available. There will be plenty of movements in the Queensland Derby betting markets in the days leading up to the race. See the latest market below or click on the links to take you direct to the bookmakers.


Three-year-old stayers compete in the Queensland Derby which is a set-weights race held on Stradbroke Handicap Day.

Other races on Brisbane’s finest day of racing include the $1.5 million Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1400m), Group 1 JJ Atkins Plate (1400m), Group 2 Brisbane Cup (2400m), Group 2 Queensland Guineas (1600m) and the Group 2 Dane Ripper Stakes (1400m).

Hermit won the inaugural Queensland Derby back in 1868 when the race was run at Gayndah Racecourse before moving to Eagle Farm in 1871.

In 1870, the Queensland Derby was run on two occasions with Grafton capturing the event on both occasions.

With $600,000 in prizemoney, the Queensland Derby attracts the state’s best three-year-old stayers, and has long been regarded as one of the premier races on the Queensland racing calendar.

Other notable winners of the race include Tulloch (1957), Kingston Town (1980), Strawberry Road (1983), Rough Habit (1990), Royal Magic (1992), Freemason (2000), Half Hennessy (2003), Riva San (2008) and Shootoff (2011).

Talented stayer Shocking was beaten a long-neck by Court Ruler in the Queensland Derby in 2009 before going on to win the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) in November at Flemington Racecourse during the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.

Queensland Derby Winners (Since 2000)

2021 Kukeracha
2019 Mr Quickie
2018 Dark Dream
2017 Ruthven
2016 Eagle Way
2015 Magicool
2014 Sonntag
2013 Hawkspur
2012 Brambles
2011 Shootoff
2010 Dariana
2009 Court Ruler
2008 Riva San
2007 Empires Choice
2006 Ice Chariot
2005 Lachlan River
2004 Toulouse Lautrec
2003 Half Hennessy
2002 County Tyrone
2001 De Gaulle Lane
2000 Freemason

TOP 5 queensland derby WINNERS

Click here to see our Top 5 Queensland Derby Winners. 


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