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Tavago Wins 2016 Australian Derby

Tavago Wins 2016 Australian Derby
April 2nd, 2016

New Zealand-trained Tavago produced a career best performance to win the 2016 Australian Derby at Royal Randwick this afternoon. Tavago went into the Australian Derby as an outsider on the back of a sixth place finish in the Group 1 New Zealand Derby (2400m) last start, but he was ridden…

2016 Australian Derby Tips and Betting Preview

2016 Australian Derby Tips and Betting Preview
April 1st, 2016

Thirteen runners have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s 2016 Australian Derby (2400m) at Royal Randwick; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Tarzino has returned to racing in typically slick form this time and remains clear $1.90…

2016 Australian Derby Odds and Betting Update

2016 Australian Derby Odds and Betting Update
March 31st, 2016

Thirteen three-year-olds will line up for Saturday’s featured 2016 Group 1 Australian Derby (2400m) at Royal Randwick; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Tarzino has undoubtedly stamped himself as the best stayer of the current three-year-old crop and remains…

Vanbrugh Primed for 2016 Australian Derby

Vanbrugh Primed for 2016 Australian Derby
March 29th, 2016

Hugh Bowman concedes Vanbrugh may be vulnerable at the distance of Saturday’s 2016 Australian Derby (2400m), but is confident the colt will line up for the Group 1 feature race on Day 1 of The Championships in peak condition. Vanbrugh stamped himself as a colt to follow through the recent…

2016 Australian Derby Field and Barrier Draw

2016 Australian Derby Field and Barrier Draw
March 29th, 2016

Thirteen three-year-olds have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s 2016 Group 1 Australian Derby (2400m) on Day 1 of The Championships at Royal Randwick; highlighted by the inclusion of several previous winners at the highest level of racing. Tarzino savaged the line for success in the Group 1…

2016 Australian Derby Likely for Jameka

2016 Australian Derby Likely for Jameka
February 18th, 2016

Trainer Ciaron Maher has been thrilled with the condition taken by Jameka in her time away from racing and is confident the filly will lay a great account for herself in Saturday’s Group 3 The Vanity (1400m) at Rosehill; the first point of call on her 2016 Australian Derby (2400m)…

2016 Australian Derby Nominations Released

2016 Australian Derby Nominations Released
February 9th, 2016

129 runners have been included in nominations for the 2016 Australian Derby (2400m); highlighted by the pending appearance of some of the country’s most exciting three-year-olds at Royal Randwick on Day 1 of The Championships. Tarzino was a standout performer for Mick Price through the recent Spring Carnival and leads…

Doc Holliday Targeting 2016 Australian Derby

Doc Holliday Targeting 2016 Australian Derby
January 28th, 2016

Trainer David Payne has been pleased with the class displayed by Doc Holliday through his short racing career so far and has unveiled a bold plan to target the three-year-old towards an appearance in the Group 1 Australian Derby (2400m) during The Championships this year. Doc Holliday has only made…

Jameka Could Target 2016 Australian Derby

Jameka Could Target 2016 Australian Derby
December 15th, 2015

Ciaron Maher saddled his second-consecutive winner of the Group 1 Crown Oaks (2500m) when Jameka saluted with a commanding displayed in early November, and has revealed the classy filly may be set for a tilt at the 2016 Australian Derby (2400m) upon resuming in autumn. Jameka was undoubtedly the standout…

Mongolian Khan Takes Out 2015 Australian Derby

Mongolian Khan Takes Out 2015 Australian Derby
April 6th, 2015

Mongolian Khan returned to his best form to record a tough staying victory in the 2015 Australian Derby at Royal Randwick this afternoon. Jockey Opie Bosson settled Mongolian Khan in a lovely position just behind the leaders in the early stages of the Australian Derby and he responded well when…

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