News About: South Australian Derby

Ruthven set to peak in 2017 Queensland Derby

Ruthven set to peak in 2017 Queensland Derby

9 Jun, 2017

Trainer Ciaron Maher is expecting Ruthven to peak for Saturday’s Group 1 $600,000 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2200m) at Doomben and turn the tables on arch rival Volatile Mix.

Volatile Mix, gold cap and white sleeves, beats Ruthven, blue and lime hoops, above in the South Australian Derby at Morphettville. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Ruthven …

Mongolian Wolf has to pass final test to boost Queensland Derby Chances

Mongolian Wolf has to pass final test to boost Queensland Derby Chances

5 Jun, 2017

Trainer Darren Weir will give Mongolian Wolf one final test to boost his chances in Saturday’s Group 1 $600,000 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2200m) at Doomben.

Mongolian Wolf, above, will gallop at Colleraine before heading to Brisbane for the Queensland Derby at Doomben. Photo by Steve Hart.

Mongolian Wolf put in a well below par …

Volatile Mix Ready for Queensland Derby

Volatile Mix Ready for Queensland Derby

5 Jun, 2017

Jockey John Allen remains confident that Volatile Mix will still prove extremely tough to beat in Saturday’s Group 1 Queensland Derby (2200m), despite the race having been moved to Doomben Racecourse.

Volatile Mix is primed for Saturday’s Group 1 Queensland Derby at Doomben Racecourse. Photo: Jenny Barnes

Volatile Mix has been a strong and consistent …

Two derby winners among nominations for Grand Prix Stakes

Two derby winners among nominations for Grand Prix Stakes

22 May, 2017

Victoria Derby winner Prized Icon and South Australian Derby winner Volatile Mix are among the nominations for Group 3 $150,000 Mullins Lawyers Grand Prix Stakes (2200m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Prized Icon, above, is among the nominations for the Grand Prix Stakes at Eagle Farm. Photo by Steve Hart.

Twenty-five three year olds have …

Luckless Savvy Dreams gets her chance in SA Fillies Classic

Luckless Savvy Dreams gets her chance in SA Fillies Classic

17 May, 2017

Kiwi trainer Grant Cullen is hoping a change of luck can see his filly Savvy Dreams find her way into the winner’s stall in the Group 3 $175,000 SA Fillies Classic (2500m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Savvy Dreams ran 4th to Volatile Mix, above, in the South Australian Derby at Morphettville. Photo by Jenny Barnes.…

Black Heart Bart tuned up for Goodwood defence

Black Heart Bart tuned up for Goodwood defence

15 May, 2017

Trainer Darren Weir’s stable flagbearer Black Heart Bart in well-tuned up for his defence of the Group 1 $1m Darley Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Black Heart Bart, above, is in fine tune to make it back to back wins in The Goodwood at Morphettville. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Black Heart Bart will …

Volatile Mix is the 2017 South Australian Derby Winner

Volatile Mix is the 2017 South Australian Derby Winner

13 May, 2017

Volatile Mix has produced a big turn of foot in the final straight at Morphettville to run out the 2017 South Australian Derby winner; handing master trainer Darren Weir a second-consecutive win in the Group 1 feature race.

The Pentire gelding has steadily built to the task this time in, but was all but abandoned …

2017 South Australian Derby Day Results: Volatile Mix Wins the Feature

2017 South Australian Derby Day Results: Volatile Mix Wins the Feature

13 May, 2017

Some of the country’s best horses will be on show at Morphettville Racecourse for 2017 South Australian Derby Day this afternoon; highlighted by the Group 1 feature race for three-year-old stayers.

Odeon is set to jump favourite in this afternoon Group 1 SA Derby. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

A total of eight races with take …

Complete 2017 South Australian Derby Form Guide

Complete 2017 South Australian Derby Form Guide

12 May, 2017

The 2017 South Australian Derby Form Guide is a must for novice punters and racing fans ahead of Saturday’s feature race for three-year-olds at Morphettville Racecourse.

Odeon is set to start favourite in Saturday’s Group 1 South Australian Derby at Morphettville. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

A talent-rich and capacity South Australian Derby field has been …

Ruthven’s staying ability can help overcome horror South Australian Derby barrier

Ruthven’s staying ability can help overcome horror South Australian Derby barrier

12 May, 2017

Caulfield trainer Ciaron Maher is hoping Ruthven’s staying credentials will be enough to make up for a horror barrier draw in the Group 1 $600,000 South Australian Derby (2500m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Jockey Mark Zahra, above, rides Ruthven in the South Australian Derby at Morphettville. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Ruthven came up with barrier …