News About: 2012 Victoria Derby

Oliver’s Spring turns to good with Victoria Derby win

Oliver’s Spring turns to good with Victoria Derby win

3 Nov, 2012

Damien Oliver’s roller coaster Spring took a turn for the better with the champion jockey taking out the Group 1 $1.5m AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington today on Fiveandahalfstar.

Damien Oliver steers Fiveandahalfstar to victory in the Victoria Derby. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Winning trainer Anthony Cummings was is two minds to …

Derby Warrior Out to Turn Waterhouse’s Spring Fortunes Around

Derby Warrior Out to Turn Waterhouse’s Spring Fortunes Around

1 Nov, 2012

After dominating Sydney in the early spring, Gai Waterhouse appeared set to feature prominently in Melbourne as she travelled to the Victorian capital armed with an arsenal of stars including Pierro, More Joyous and Glencadam Gold.

Gai Waterhouse has entered Our Desert Warrior for Saturday's Group 1 Victoria Derby. Photo by: Taron Clarke.

But now …

Payne has Victoria Derby plan for Honorius

Payne has Victoria Derby plan for Honorius

31 Oct, 2012

Former South African trainer David Payne is hoping a long term plan can come to fruition when his colt Honorius steps out in the Group 1 $1.5m AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington on Saturday.

According to trainer David Payne Honorius is at his peak heading into the Victoria Derby. Photo by: Steve Hart

Payne …

Derby Favourites Draw Wide

Derby Favourites Draw Wide

31 Oct, 2012

Three of the top rated chances for Saturday’s $1.5 million Victoria Derby will get an early look at each other after drawing wide in consecutive barriers.

It's A Dundeel has drawn barrier 10 for the Victoria Derby. Photo by: Steve Hart.

Favourite It’s A Dundeel has drawn barrier 10 which is one barrier inside Super …

Super Cool is the right horse for Victoria Derby

Super Cool is the right horse for Victoria Derby

31 Oct, 2012

Trainer Mark Kavanagh knows that he has the right three year old in Super Cool to win the Group 1 $1.5m AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington but is not getting over excited until start time on Saturday.

Super Cool. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Super Cool came into Derby calculations with an upset …

Solemn Out Of Derby

Solemn Out Of Derby

30 Oct, 2012

Darley colt Solemn has been ruled out of the Group 1 Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington on Saturday due to an elevated temperature.

The withdrawal, which was confirmed by Racing Victoria stewards on twitter, further weakens a Derby that many in the industry believe lacks depth.

“Stewards formally advised that Solemn will not be accepting …

Boss has top Victroia Derby ride

Boss has top Victroia Derby ride

29 Oct, 2012

Fresh off an historic Cox Plate victory on New Zealand four year old Ocean Park, Glen Boss is giving himself a good chance of winning Saturday’s feature, the Group 1 $1.5m AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington on Hvasstan.

Hvasstan (inside) will be ridden by Glen Boss in the Victoria Derby. Photo by: Race Horse …

It’s A Dundeel: It’s His Derby to Lose

It’s A Dundeel: It’s His Derby to Lose

23 Oct, 2012

New Zealand colt It’s A Dundeel appears to have the Victoria Derby (2500m) at his mercy following the latest round of acceptances for Saturday week’s Group 1 staying test.

It's A Dundeel will be tough to beat in the Victoria Derby. Photo by: Steve Hart.

He heads 24 horses who remain in contention for the …

It’s A Dundeel to Follow Proven Derby Path

It’s A Dundeel to Follow Proven Derby Path

27 Sep, 2012

Unbeaten New Zealand colt It’s A Dundeel will follow a tried and true path to the Victoria Derby (2500m) when he lines up in the Group 1 Spring Champion Stakes (2000m) at Randwick on October 6.

It's A Dundeel will go to the Spring Champion Stakes on their way to the Victoria Derby. Photo by: …

It’s A Dundeel Heads Derby Entries

It’s A Dundeel Heads Derby Entries

25 Sep, 2012

Unbeaten New Zealand colt It’s A Dundeel is among 80 horses entered for the Group 1 Victoria Derby (2500m) to be held at Flemington on November 3.

Trained by Murray Baker, the three-year-old arrived in Australia prior to the spring with just one start to his name and has since produced three impressive victories.

It's …