- Date: Friday, February 6th
- Racecourse: Hobart
- Race Distance: 2200m
- Conditions: 3yo, Set Weight
- Prize Money: $150,000
2016 Tasmanian Derby News
Trainer Peter Gelagotis has revealed that Mourinho will have his next race start in the 2014 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes at Moonee Valley next Saturday after he started his 2014 Spring Racing Carnival campaign with an impressive win over stablemate Hvasstan in the Open Handicap over 1500 metres at Moonee Valley last weekend.
Read More Tasmanian Derby News
The 2015 Tasmanian Derby is a Listed race, formerly Group 3, run in Australia’s island state every year. It’s one of the rare opportunities Tasmania has to showcase its talent to the nation with their three-year-old ranks put under the spotlight.
The Tasmanian Derby is a 2200m test with $150,000 up for grabs for the best three year old under set weight conditions.
Tasmania does not have many black-type races each year so the Tasmanian Derby is crucially important to them. As can be imagined it brings out the very best local talent with the odd interstate challenger also known to pop up.
While the winner of the Tasmanian Derby may not necessarily go on to be an all out champion, they do earn a heap of respect locally and the title of the being apple isles best three year old.
Some horses of note to come through the Tasmanian Derby include Party Boy in 2001, Phantom Thief in 2005 and Betwixt in 2009.
2015 Tasmanian Derby Field
The 2015 Tasmanian Derby field will be provided here.
Tasmanian Derby Winners & Results
Winners and placers in the Tasmanian Derby since 2000 with winning times.
|2015||1 TBD||2 TBD||3 TBD||TBD|
|2014||1 Liberty Leader||2 Rainbow Storm||3 Varian||2:18.0|
|2013||1 Ollie’s Gold||2 Keep The Cash||3 Strive To Excel||2:18.2|
|2012||1 Methuselah||2 Barysh Quest||3 Colonial Gold||2:19.6|
|2011||1 Mourinho||2 Heez Born Lucky||3 Jay Bee’s Gee Gee||2:18.4|
|2010||1 Geegees Blackflash||2 Kinnersley||3 Coulis||2:17.5|
|2009||1 Betwixt||2 Reprisal||3 Brunello||2:21.4|
|2008||1 Mega Boss||2 Arazamataz||3 Dream Peddlar||2:21.4|
|2007||1 Currigee||2 Minibaa||3 Rhumb Line||2:20.6|
|2006||1 Esterel||2 Pride Of Westbury||3 Jeune Cheval||2:18.0|
|2005||1 Phantom Thief||2 Stuyvesent||3 Expunge||2:11.2|
|2004||1 Almost Never||2 Little Baldy||3 Uma King||2:36.6|
|2003||1 Dream Quest||2 Irish Noble||3 Birle’s Gamble||2:31.9|
|2002||1 Moonah Brooke||2 Our Bullbaa||3 Marette||2:31.1|
|2001||1 Party Boy||2 Us And Maka||3 Jones||2:32.7|
|2000||1 Father Floyd||2 Fitzroy Fitzroy||3 Yuppie||2:29.7|