News About: AJC Australian Derby

Darci Be Even Better After Long Spell

Darci Be Even Better After Long Spell

17 Nov, 2011

Darci Be Good

Many say that had Darci Be Good been sent to the 2011 Victoria Derby he would have been the horse to claim the illustrious Group 1 event.

As it turned out he was already spelling at that period with Sangster the horse potentially taking advantage of his absence to win the race.…

Back Injury Destroys Spring Hopes For Shoot Out

Back Injury Destroys Spring Hopes For Shoot Out

28 Jul, 2011

Shoot Out will not race again this year after being unable to recover from a back injury

Group 1 winning galloper Shoot Out will not race again this year after being unable to recover from with a niggling back injury.

The four-year-old will miss out on a Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival campaign due to the …

Scales Show Shoot Out Is Ready For Doomben Cup Triumph

Scales Show Shoot Out Is Ready For Doomben Cup Triumph

18 May, 2011

John Wallace believes that Shoot Out will be at the perfect weight to produce a Doomben Cup win when he takes to the track this Saturday.

The four-year-old gelding is currently two kilos heavier than when he won the AJC Australian Derby as a three-year-old.

“He was 508 kilos when he won the Derby and …

Shamrocker Could End 22-Year Drought For Fillies

Shamrocker Could End 22-Year Drought For Fillies

8 Apr, 2011

Shamrocker could break a 22-year drought for fillies in the $1.5 million AJC Australian Derby

Shamrocker will attempt to be the horse to break a 22-year drought for fillies in the $1.5 million AJC Australian Derby tomorrow April 9, 2011.

The last filly to win the Derby was Research in 1989, and since then the …

Boss Fires Absoloutelyawesome From Derby

Boss Fires Absoloutelyawesome From Derby

29 Mar, 2011

Australia’s most in-form jockey Glen Boss has decided against jumping aboard Absoloutelyawesome for the AJC Derby at Randwick on Saturday week.

Although Boss originally wanted the ride and had a guaranteed spot he’s unhappy with the performance last start, finishing well back in the field.

The Mick Moroney trained three-year-old was seen as a good …