The Queensland Derby is always a great race and we have a field preview, odds and tips for the feature at Eagle Farm.
The full field of three-year-old stayers lines up for the big prize where punters get an even market to bet into.
2019 Queensland Derby final field, barrier draw and odds
Our best bets for the Queensland Derby 2019
Nobu @ $4.40 Bet Now
Best Each Way Bet:
Re Edit @ $8 Bet Now
Carif @ $14 Bet Now
Queensland Derby Form Guide & Tips
Stars Of Carrum ($46) Bet Now
Ran second in the Victoria Derby but has been soundly beaten since. Needs to lift in order to win this and drawing barrier 22 won’t help.
Mr Quickie ($5) Bet Now
Lovely Melbourne-based runner which has been a model of consistency this season. That being said, he’s coming off a tough run in Adelaide and he might be getting tired.
He hasn’t had a break for awhile now and he laid in last start, which suggests he might be wanting a rest.
Fun Fact ($14) Bet Now
Led nicely to score last time out and that was a nice preparation run for this.
In-form trainer Bjorn Baker lines him up and if he gets a soft lead in front, expect him to battle on well.
Declares War ($18) Bet Now
Four-time winner which grounded his opponent down near the line last start. Gets a soft run from the inside draw but we’re not sure he’s a Group 1 type.
$18 is a nice price, however.
Savvy Oak ($20) Bet Now
This stable knows how to train young stayers and Savvy Oak has been solid this campaign without being special.
He comes into this with a win three back and back-to-back second placings. Those runs will have his fitness levels up so don’t discount.
Nobu (Best Bet – $4.40) Bet Now
Ran poorly in the New Zealand Derby but has rebounded in fine style since arriving back in Australia.
He has won his last two starts in fine style and he’s going to enjoy running over this distance once again.
He’s an adaptable type which will likely sit off the speed and come into the race around the home turn with Tommy Berry in the saddle.
Nice chance at the odds.
Not A Single Cent ($81) Bet Now
Much-improved run when third last time out but that form shouldn’t be good enough to win at this level.
Long odds and we’re not surprised.
Trusty Lad ($46) Bet Now
Yet to win from four starts this preparation and he’s going to need an awful amount of luck from barrier 23.
Has been specked at odds but we can’t find a logical reason as to why.
A Man To Match ($46) Bet Now
Another which hasn’t shown his best form this campaign and would need to lift in order to win this.
Does have the breeding to suggest he could win over 2400m and we’d need to see a rather strong betting push.
Vow And Declare ($31) Bet Now
Looked better last campaign when producing consecutive wins. Hasn’t quite come back from the spell with much gusto and he’s likely to struggle in this.
Drawing wide won’t help his cause either.
Mahis Angel ($51) Bet Now
Last start winner which scored well at Ipswich but he faces a significant rise in class and we’re not sure he’ll handle it.
Looks a good handicap type for the future but could be outclassed in this.
Lord Arthur ($21) Bet Now
Kiwi runner which was well backed to win last start but did absolutely nothing in the straight.
Tough to back it with any confidence based on that performance, but money has come for it once again.
Carif (Best Roughie – $14) Bet Now
Three-year-old colt which pushed Nobu very close last start and that form looks the best betting guide for this.
There’s a big difference in the market between them and punters are getting good value for the Peter and Paul Snowden-trained runner.
Worth backing and his odds could firm.
Shiranda ($126) Bet Now
Triple figure odds on offer and rightfully so. Looks outclassed.
Aliferous ($12) Bet Now
Almost went as the best each way but she could be a bit tired after some big runs this campaign.
Brenton Avdulla gave her a poor ride in the Queensland Oaks where he got too far back before she hit the line with purpose.
Facing the boys here and her turn-of-foot might be flattened a bit.
Scarlet Dream ($6) Bet Now
Filly which has attracted plenty of attention in the betting but would need to lift a touch on her most recent performance.
That was a little disappointing and she’s slightly too short in the betting to be considered a value chance.
Re Edit (Best Each Way – $8) Bet Now
Nice type in the making and she looked good when running third last time out. That run should hold her in good stead for this and she’s at a value price.
Take the $8 as that could firm come race day.
Grand Bouquet ($46) Bet Now
Winner of three from her last four but has yet to face anything up to this class.
$46 is a nice price but not long enough for us.
Home Made ($31) Bet Now
Produced a couple of big efforts to place at his last two starts. Those efforts could see him figure in the finish here at each way odds.
Mrs Madrid ($35) Bet Now
Put two wins together earlier on but hasn’t done much since. Looks held and we’re surprised at the $35 on offer.
Itz Lily – $34
Bobby Dee – $21
Fuji Fury – $81