Australian Derby Day Field

The Australian Derby Day field is almost always comprised of very strong stayers. Run under set weight conditions and offering a very lucrative purse, the Australian Derby Day field always presents some fine horses. The Australian Derby field contains horses who are seeking to add to an already extensive list of good black-type results.

2016 Australian Derby Day Field

The 2016 Australian Derby Day field, below, will likely contain a full complement of 18 three year olds. Competing for a total $2 million prize money, every horse in the 2015 Australian Derby Day field will be giving it everything. As a major feature race, the 2016 Australian Derby field will attract a massive amount of attention from punters and racing connections alike.

The 2016 Australian Derby field is below.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 311731×421 TARZINO (NZ) Mick Price Craig Newitt 6 56.5kg 110
2 462111×064 VANBRUGH Chris Waller Hugh Bowman 8 56.5kg 100
3 313632×906 ETYMOLOGY John O’Shea Sam Clipperton 5 56.5kg 88
4 52215×1111 TALLY John O’Shea James McDonald 9 56.5kg 94
5 17148×6594 SOVEREIGN NATION David Hayes & Tom Dabernig Brenton Avdulla 11 56.5kg 84
6 16211×8872 TORGERSEN (NZ) Chris Waller Opie Bosson 7 56.5kg 83
7 69358×8230 GOLD AMBITION (NZ) Bjorn Baker Zac Purton 13 56.5kg 80
8 1567412 WHAT’S THE STORY (NZ) Stephen Mckee Blake Shinn 4 56.5kg 90
9 211306 TAVAGO (NZ) Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young Tommy Berry 1 56.5kg 84
10 2251×9129 CROSLEY HOTSHOT Bjorn Baker Damian Lane 10 56.5kg 72
11 x323262208 OH SO SPLENDIDO (NZ) Bruce Wallace Christian Reith 3 56.5kg
12 4372×51220 ALFDEN Barbara Joseph & Paul Jones Tim Clark 2 56.5kg 56
13 x33211x453 JAMEKA Ciaron Maher Damien Oliver 12 54.5kg 105

As soon as all acceptances are finalised, the 2016 Australian Derby field will be published here.

2016 Australian Derby Nominations

Following in the prestigious footsteps of past editions of this stellar event, the 2015 Australian Derby nominations will likely feature a host of top quality three year olds chasing Group 1 glory. Nearly 150 horses are expected to be listed among the 2015 Australian Derby nominations, making this potentially one of the biggest and most popular editions to date.

The 2016 Australian Derby nominations are provided below.