News About: 2011 Victoria Derby
The Peter Snowden yard has a strong hand at the Sandown Guineas meet on the Hillside tomorrow.
The Darley trainer has Galah in the Group 1 $350,000 Guineas (1600m) as well as top contenders in supporting races.
What Galah lacks in maturity he is making up in talent.
He looked workmanlike winning the Group 3 …
Sydney jockey Hugh Bowman made it back to back Victoria Derby wins with another Kiwi connection when Sangster won the Flemington $1.5m Group 1 feature.
One of the oldest races on the Australian calendar fell to a young trainer from Cambidge, Trent Busuttin.
It was a …
Trainer Leon Macdonald’s Victoria Derby hope Perfect Punch will be ridden further back in the field than normal in today’s big race.
Macdonald who won the 2011 Caulfield Cup with Southern Speed is hoping for another major with the Starcraft three year old.
Perfect Punch has drawn barrier 13 and will be ridden by Clare …
It is expected the Peter Snowdenyard is set for a big Derby day at Flemington.
The Darley trainer has the boss Sheikh Mohammed in town to see his thoroughbreds strut their stuff.
And the rain that Melbourne has received is only helping the situation.
In race one, Carbine Club Stakes, Galah is being back …
Rail: True Position Penetrometer: 4.86
Weather: showers, Track Rating: Dead 5.
PENO: Inside – 4.85, Outside – 4.84
Race 2: 1 Tullamore, 4 Moyenne Corniche, 16 Home On a Wing.
Race 5: 2 Wall Street (NZ) 7 Linton (SA 28/10 1103)
Race 6: 17 Mustang (NZ), 18 Monsili.
Race 7: 6 Moment in …
Glyn Schofield is without a doubt one of the safest riders in the country with a steady stream of winners and an unmatched professional attitude to his work.
He’s a real student of the game and his experience pays off as he’s constantly rewarded with the biggest rides.
That continues tomorrow at Flemington when Schofield …
Leon Corstens is part of the rare group of people that know what it’s like to win the Victoria Derby and he feels he’s in a position to do it all over again in 2011.
When he looks back on that day with Helenus in 2002 it’s with the fondest of memories and as such …
The dream of winning the Group 1 $1.5m Victoria Derby (2500m) is within reach of trainer Ron Leemon after Manawanui drew perfectly today for Saturday’s race.
Manawanui drew barrier eight and if the emergencies are withdrawn he will jump from six.
“I’m very happy, I picked …
Eagle Command was a hot chance going into the Geelong Classic last start but he disappointed majorly as he could only battle to seventh position.
Previous to that he was an outstanding second to Isopatch at Flemington after running on from towards the tail of the field.
Just what Eagle Command arrives for this weekend’s …
Sangster was picked as a strong Victoria Derby chance at the start of the spring carnival and now with only a few days to go to the race that’s still the case.
Last start Sangster was just caught on the line by the impressive Sabrage and he’ll be …
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