QUEENSLAND DERBY 2022 RACE GUIDE
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.
|Track||Eagle Farm Racecourse|
|Race Type||Set Weights|
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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.
Nominations for the 2022 Queensland Derby will take place at 11:00am on May 3, 2022 and 11:00am on May 18, 2022.
The final field and barrier draw for the 2022 Queensland Derby will be released at 9:00am May 24, 2022.
|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|
2021 QUEENSLAND DERBY RESULTS & REPLAY
|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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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.
|2001||De Gaulle Lane|
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