-->

Snowden says Complacent best of three Victoria Derby runners

Deposit $100
to get

$250*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Deposit $50 bet with

$200*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Deposit $25
to get

$75*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Deposit $250
to get

$250*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Victoria Derby favourite Complacent has the backing of trainer Peter Snowden as the pick of his three runners in Saturday’s three-year-old classic at Flemington.

Complacent is Peter  Snowden's pick for the Victoria Derby.

Complacent is Peter Snowden's pick for the Victoria Derby. Photo by Steve Hart.

As well as the Spring Champion Stakes winner, Snowden will saddle up promising colts San Diego and Tupac Amaru.

Complacent stamped himself as the one to beat in the Group 1 $1.5m AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) after winning the Group 1 $400,000 Moet & Chandon Spring Champion Stakes (2000m) at Randwick on October 12.

While San Diego showed that he is on the improve with a gutsy second to Polanski in the Group 3 $150,000 Jacob Park Thoroughbreds Norman Robinson Stakes (2000m) at Caulfield on October 19.

And Tupac Amaru has shown some staying potential with a fighting second to Gamblin’ Guru in the Listed $120,000 Emsley Lodge Geelong Classic (2200m) at Geelong on October 23.

“Complacent has the better turn of foot, whereas San Diego and Tupac Amaru are grinding types,” Snowden told Racing Netwrok.

“I don’t work them together but I’d lean to Complacent and his record shows that. He’s a Group 1 winner and I think he’ll handle the step up to the 2500m.”

Complacent will come up against rival Sydney three year old Savvy Nature  after the John O’Shea trained gelding laid out his Victoria Derby credentials with an impressive win in the Group 2 $220,000 Mitchelton Wines Vase (2040m) at Moonee Valley on October 26 after running third to Snowden’s colt in the Spring Champion Stakes.

“The Sydney form looks strong, especially with Savvy Nature coming out and doing what he did at Moonee Valley,” Snowden said.

“The Norman Robinson was a good race, San Diego tried hard but Polanksi was just too good on the day.

“I think it will be quite a big field in the Derby, I understand they are expecting quite a few runners.”

Complacent at $4 holds a slight margin over Savvy Nature at $4.40 in the market order for the Victoria Derby with San Diego an $8 chance just ahead of the Norman Robinson winner Polanski at $9.

Spring Champion Stakes runner up Criterion is next in the betting at $9.50 with Snowden’s third runner Tupac Amaru at $16.

About The Author

Mark Mazzaglia

Mark is a passionate journalist with a life-time involvement in the racing industry. He spent many years as an analyst and form expert at the Courier Mail and also has hands-on experience working with some of Queensland’s top trainers.

29 Comments

  1. menu buat anak susah makan

    What i don’t understood is in truth how you are no longer
    actually a lot more well-appreciated than you may be right now.
    You are very intelligent. You understand therefore considerably with regards to
    this subject, produced me in my view imagine it from so many various
    angles. Its like women and men aren’t fascinated until it is something to do with Woman gaga!
    Your own stuffs outstanding. Always handle it up!

  2. http://216.119.77.252

    Excellent article. Keep writing such kind of info on your blog.
    Im really impressed by your blog.
    Hey there, You’ve done an excellent job. I will definitely digg it and for
    my part suggest to my friends. I’m sure they will be benefited from this site.

  3. James Frazer-Mann

    Hi there excellent blog! Does running a blog such as this take a massive amount work?

    I have very little knowledge of programming
    however I was hoping to start my own blog in the near future.
    Anyhow, if you have any recommendations or techniques for
    new blog owners please share. I understand this is off topic but I simply needed to ask.
    Kudos!

  4. Bert

    Greetings! Very useful advice in this particular article!
    It’s the little changes that will make the most important changes.
    Thanks a lot for sharing!

  5. small business start up

    Very good article. I will be facing a few of these issues as well..

  6. makanan tambahan bayi usia 6 bulan

    Hello to every one, the contents existing at this website are in fact awesome for people experience, well,
    keep up the nice work fellows.

  7. anak mogok makan

    Hello! This is kind of off topic but I need some advice from an established
    blog. Is it tough to set up your own blog? I’m not very techincal but I can figure things out
    pretty fast. I’m thinking about making my own but I’m not
    sure where to start. Do you have any tips or suggestions?
    Cheers

  8. menu makanan bayi 6 bulan

    It’s really a cool and useful piece of info. I’m glad that
    you shared this helpful info with us. Please stay us up to date
    like this. Thank you for sharing.

  9. cepat hamil setelah kb

    Way cool! Some extremely valid points! I appreciate
    you writing this write-up and also the rest of the
    site is really good.

  10. menu untuk anak 2 tahun

    I delight in, result in I found exactly what I was looking for.

    You’ve ended my four day long hunt! God Bless you man. Have a great day.

    Bye

  11. James Frazer Mann

    Thanks for any other informative website. Where else could
    I am getting that kind of information written in such a perfect means?
    I’ve a mission that I am simply now operating on, and I have been at the glance out for such
    info.

  12. James Frazer Mann

    I blog frequently and I seriously appreciate your information. The article
    has truly peaked my interest. I’m going to take a note of your website and keep checking for
    new information about once a week. I subscribed to your Feed too.

  13. smaller aircraft

    I have to thank you for the efforts you’ve put in penning this website.
    I really hope to see the same high-grade blog posts by
    you later on as well. In truth, your creative writing abilities has encouraged me
    to get my own site now ;)

  14. Lelio Vieira Carneiro Junior

    I pay a visit everyday a few web pages and blogs to read posts, except
    this weblog gives feature based articles.

  15. James Frazer-Mann

    Very descriptive article, I enjoyed that a lot.
    Will there be a part 2?

  16. James Frazer Mann

    Simply want to say your article is as astounding. The clearness in your post is just great and
    i could assume you’re an expert on this subject.
    Well with your permission let me to grab your RSS feed to keep up
    to date with forthcoming post. Thanks a million and please carry on the gratifying work.

  17. Lelio Vieira Carneiro Junior

    After I initially commented I appear to have clicked the -Notify me when new comments
    are added- checkbox and from now on every time a comment is added I recieve four emails with the exact same
    comment. Perhaps there is an easy method you
    can remove me from that service? Kudos!

  18. James Frazer-Mann

    Pretty! This was a really wonderful post. Thanks for providing this information.

  19. business cards

    After checking out a number of the articles on your site,
    I seriously like your technique of writing a blog. I added it to my bookmark webpage list and will be checking
    back soon. Take a look at my website too and tell me how you feel.

  20. Cecile

    Oh my goodness! Amazing article dude! Thank you, However I am
    experiencing difficulties with your RSS. I don’t know the reason why I am unable to subscribe to it.
    Is there anybody else having the same RSS problems?
    Anyone who knows the answer will you kindly respond?
    Thanx!!

  21. Dell

    An impressive share! I’ve just forwarded this onto a colleague who has been doing
    a little research on this. And he actually ordered me lunch because
    I stumbled upon it for him… lol. So let me reword this….
    Thanks for the meal!! But yeah, thanx for spending
    some time to talk about this topic here on your web page.

  22. Christie

    Thank you, I have just been looking for info about this subject for a long time and yours is the best I’ve discovered so far.
    But, what about the bottom line? Are you certain about the supply?

  23. Mauro Luiz Soares Zamprogno

    Pretty element of content. I just stumbled upon your site and in accession capital to say that I get in fact enjoyed account your weblog posts.
    Any way I will be subscribing for your feeds and even I fulfillment you get right
    of entry to consistently fast.

  24. Melvin

    Hi just wanted to give you a brief heads up and let you know a few of the images aren’t loading correctly.
    I’m not sure why but I think its a linking issue.
    I’ve tried it in two different internet browsers and both show the
    same outcome.

  25. Lelio Vieira Carneiro Junior

    Write more, thats all I have to say. Literally, it
    seems as though you relied on the video
    to make your point. You definitely know what youre talking about, why waste your intelligence
    on just posting videos to your weblog when you could be giving us something enlightening to
    read?

  26. Lelio Vieira Carneiro

    Your style is really unique in comparison to other folks I’ve read
    stuff from. I appreciate you for posting when you have the opportunity, Guess I’ll just book mark this page.

  27. Amos

    You ought to take part in a contest for one of
    the best blogs online. I’m going to highly recommend this blog!

  28. Kimberley

    Fantastic goods from you, man. I’ve understand your
    stuff previous to and you’re just extremely great. I really like what you’ve acquired here, certainly like what you are saying and the way in which
    you say it. You make it enjoyable and you still care
    for to keep it smart. I cant wait to read much more from you.
    This is actually a wonderful site.

  29. Lelio Vieira Carneiro

    Having read this I thought it was extremely enlightening.

    I appreciate you finding the time and energy to put this content together.
    I once again find myself personally spending a significant amount of time both reading
    and posting comments. But so what, it was still worth it!

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published.