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Kiwi colt Jon Snow winner of 2017 Australian Derby

Kiwi colt Jon Snow winner of 2017 Australian Derby
April 1st, 2017

Kiwi colt Jon Snow became the fourth New Zealand trained three year old in the last five year’s to win the Group 1 $2m BMW Australian Derby (2400m) at Randwick on day one of ‘The Championships’ today. Co-trainer Murray Baker was able to win the 2013 Australian Derby with It’s…

2017 Australian Derby Tips & Betting Preview

2017 Australian Derby Tips & Betting Preview
March 31st, 2017

Thirteen three-year-olds have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s 2017 Group 1 Australian Derby (2400m) at Royal Randwick; offering punters excellent value from a betting perspective and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Gingernuts debuted to Australian racing for a resounding win in the Group 1…

2017 Australian Derby Final Field & Barrier Draw

2017 Australian Derby Final Field & Barrier Draw
March 28th, 2017

Thirteen three-year-olds have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s featured 2017 Group 1 Australian Derby (2400m) at Royal Randwick; highlighted by the inclusion of some of Australia and New Zealand’s best young stayers. Gingernuts debuted in Australia for a dominant win in the Group 1 Rosehill Guineas (2000m)…

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…

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…