Eagle Farm racecourse

Eagle Farm is one of two racetracks in Brisbane and is commonly known as ‘Queensland racing HQ’ due to its prominence over the Brisbane Winter Carnival. Eagle Farm plays host to around 40 racedays a year, including Queensland’s biggest thoroughbred meeting – Stradbroke Handicap Day.

Eagle Farm Racecourse


EAGLE FARM RACING NEWS

Eagle Farm is one of Australia’s most prominent horse racing venues, so HorseBetting has all the latest racing news surrounding the track and its upcoming events.

Juan Diva
After guiding home Startantes to a brilliant win in the Tattersall's Tiara (1400m), the Sydney-based hoop backed it up in ...
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2022 Tattersall's Tiara
Three-year-old filly Startantes has provided Rob Heathcote another win in the Group 1 Tattersall's Tiara (1400m) at Eagle Farm, coming ...
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Three-pronged Healy Stakes attack for Tony Gollan
Tony Gollan is going into Saturday's Group 3 Healy Stakes (1200m) at Eagle Farm with three live winning chances, but ...
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Munce confident Palaisipan will be competitive in Tatts Tiara
Trainer Chris Munce is confident last start Dane Ripper Stakes winner Palaisipan can put in a competitive performance when she ...
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Brisbane Racing Club
The Brisbane Racing Club (BRC) revealed plans during the week to transform the area underneath the St Leger Grandstand at ...
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Snapdancer heads 24 nominations for Tatts Tiara
A total of 24 gallopers have been nominated for Saturday's Group 1 Tattersall's Tiara at Eagle Farm. The event for ...
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EAGLE FARM BETTING TIPS

HorseBetting’s form analysts will preview each one of Eagle Farm’s race meetings throughout the year, with a special focus on betting tips for major meetings throughout the Brisbane Winter Carnival.

Today's horse racing tips & best bets | June 25, 2022
13 horse racing meetings are scheduled around Australia today. See the top tips, best odds and quaddie selections for free ...
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Eagle Farm racing tips
It is Tatts Tiara Day at Eagle Farm this Saturday, with the final Group 1 of the season set to ...
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2022 Tattersall's Tiara tips & betting strategy | Eagle Farm
The final Group 1 of the 2021/22 racing is here, with a capacity field of fillies and mares to battle ...
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Today's horse racing tips & best bets | June 11, 2022
12 horse racing meetings are scheduled around Australia today. See the top tips, best odds and quaddie selections for free ...
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Eagle Farm racing tips
HorseBetting's Queensland racing analyst brings you his race-by-race preview for Stradbroke Handicap Day at Eagle Farm, including best bets, quaddie ...
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J.J. Atkins best bets & betting strategy | Eagle Farm | 11/6/2022
The $1,000,000 J.J. Atkins is one of two Group 1 races that will be run and won on Saturday, June ...
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EAGLE FARM HISTORY

Racing at Eagle Farm began in 1865 when run by the Queensland Turf Club (QTC), until it merged with Doomben Racecourse’s Brisbane Turf Club (BTC) to become the Brisbane Racing Club (BRC) in 2009.

The facilities at Eagle Farm are quite unique, with the grandstand – made of wrought iron and timber – as well as other areas of the course preserved Victorian and Federation Heritage buildings.

A number of champion thoroughbreds have raced at Eagle Farm throughout its 157-year history. With more prizemoney than ever before offered now, the strength of racing at Eagle Farm will continue to grow in years to come.

Eagle Farm


FEATURE RACES AT EAGLE FARM

Eagle Farm hosts a number of Group and Listed races throughout the year, with six Group 1 races run and won at the track.

The Stradbroke Handicap is the premier race in Queensland, with horses from all over Australia and across the Tasman targeted towards the 1400m event. Also on Stradbroke Day is the J.J. Atkins for two-year-olds, with the Group 1 event run over 1600m.

Stradbroke Handicap
Stradbroke Handicap held at Eagle Farm Racecourse

Three-year-old stayers can have their shot at Group 1 glory at Eagle Farm in the Queensland Derby (2400m) and Queensland Oaks (2200m). The Kingsford-Smith Cup (1300m) is a key lead-up race to Stradbroke Day, while the Tattersall’s Tiara (1400m) gives fillies and mares a crack at winning a Group 1 race before the end of the racing season.

In recent years, Stradbroke Day has been boosted significantly with the running of the Group 2 Q22 (2200m). The Q22 has a purse of $1.2 million and was won by Zaaki in its inaugural year (2021). The Group 2 Brisbane Cup (3200m) is also run at that race meeting, along with two other Group races and three Listed events.


TRACK DETAILS

Eagle Farm has a circumference of 2027m and a home straight of 434m which tends to give most horses a winning chance. Eagle Farm has three chute starts – 1000m, 1400m and 1600m. Racing at Eagle Farm is conducted over distances between 1000m and 3200m.


WHERE IS EAGLE FARM?

Eagle Farm is located across the road from Doomben Racecourse, with the main entrance on Lancaster Road, Ascot. Racecourse Road leads into the front entry, while Nudgee Road, Gordon Street and Mein Street circle the course.


GETTING TO EAGLE FARM

Public transport is the best way to get to Eagle Farm, with the Ascot train station practically on the doorstep of the racecourse. Buses are also available in Brisbane to get to the races, as are rideshare services. Free parking is also available at Eagle Farm.


HOW TO BET ON RACES AT EAGLE FARM

Every meeting at Eagle Farm is a TAB meeting, which means you can bet on the Eagle Farm races wherever you are. You are able to bet on the Eagle Farm races at any TAB venue across Australia, on an electronic device like a laptop or mobile phone via online betting sites, or at other racetracks.

Betting facilities are also available on course, with a number of bookmakers located at the races, while TAB facilities are also situated in a number of spots on course.

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