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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…

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…

2015 Australian Derby Final Field and Barrier Draw

2015 Australian Derby Final Field and Barrier Draw
March 31st, 2015

Just ten three-year-olds have been confirmed in the 2015 Australian Derby (2400m) final field, highlighted by the inclusion of several previous winners at the highest level of racing; to be contest on Day 1 of The Championships at Royal Randwick. The Chris Waller-trained Preferment is seeking a Derby double this…

44 Taken in 2015 Australian Derby First Acceptances

44 Taken in 2015 Australian Derby First Acceptances
March 10th, 2015

44 talented three-year-olds have been confirmed in first acceptances for the 2015 Australian Derby (2400m); to be contested at Royal Randwick on Day 1 of The Championships, April 4th. Hallowed Crown is a two-time Group 1 winner over short running distances, but has surprisingly been confirmed in 2015 Australian Derby…

2015 Australian Derby Nominations Released

2015 Australian Derby Nominations Released
February 9th, 2015

The 2015 Australian Derby nominations have been released and 109 horses are a chance of contesting the $2 million event at Royal Randwick on April 4. Chris Waller-trained Preferment produced a tough staying performance to take out the Group 1 Victoria Derby (2400m) and he has been included in the…

2013 ATC Australian Derby Results

2013 ATC Australian Derby Results
April 13th, 2013

It’s A Dundeel has won the Group 1 ATC Australian Derby in impressive style at Royal Randwick Racecourse today April 13, 2013. The three-year-old won the ATC Australian Derby by six lengths ahead of Philippi, who finished second, and Kingdoms, who ran home for third. It’s A Dundeel has now…