Trainer Patrick Payne collected his second Queensland Cup in only a short training career when Victorian Turner Bayou scored a dominant win at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Turner Bayou, ridden by Payne's sister Michelle, had little trouble disposing of his opposition to down Fifth Column by 3.25 lengths in the 3200-metre Listed feature. Verdant was a further  2.25 lengths away third.

Payne was only six months into his training career when he won his first Queensland Cup in 2008 with former Irish stayer Kerdem who unsuccessfully attempted  to defend his crown the following year when fourth to Cape Breton. Payne was one of the country' best jockeys before weight problems ended a brilliant career which yielded 18 G1's victories including the Cox Plate on Northerly in 2002.

Turner Bayou was also an acceptor at Flemington but it was always Payne's intention to head north to see how the son of Zabeel would handle his first real distance assignment.

Payne will now spell Turner Bayou, who took his record to five wins from 14 starts, and aim him for the Adelaide Cup next year.