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.