Queensland 1912.JPG (7629 bytes) EAGLE FARM RACECOURSE Tattersalls 1965.JPG (17693 bytes)

Eagle Farm racecourse is situated about 7 kilometres from the centre of Brisbane and hosts 5 Group One races each year all run at the June meeting. These include the Stradbroke Handicap over 1400 metres, the T J Smith Open 2 year old race over 1600 metres and the weight for age Winter Stakes run over 1600 metres.

Queensland_1993.JPG (20331 bytes) The Queensland Derby for 3 year olds is run at the track over 2400 metres and was first run in 1868 when won by Hermit. In the most recent running it was won by Riva San. Queensland_1962.JPG (12305 bytes)

Tattersalls_1956_ladies.JPG (12825 bytes)


The Queensland Oaks is for 3 year old fillies and is also run over 2400 metres. It was won in 1951 by Maltmaid and in 2008 Riva San completed the Derby/Oaks double.

Tattersalls 1968.JPG (20006 bytes) Queensland 1912.JPG (7629 bytes) Tattersalls 1966.JPG (16400 bytes)
Queensland 1913.JPG (10670 bytes) QTC 1912.JPG (12262 bytes)  
If you have badges, racecards, pictures of the racecourse or further details about the course, including your memories, then email johnslusar@fsmail.net