Sepoy Defeated Ahead of Victoria Derby Day 2011 Grand Final

October 25, 2011

deposit $100
to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $50
bet with


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $25
to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $250
to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

New customers only. Exc NSW, SA, WA & VIC. Turnover requirements apply. Promotional T&Cs apply & available on website. Is gambling a problem for you? Call Gambling Help on 1800 858 858 or visit '

Sepoy Defeated Ahead of Victoria Derby Day 2011 Grand Final

Super colt Sepoy was overshadowed by a less-heralded stablemate in a Flemington gallop at this morning’s Breakfast With The Stars, but despite the defeat everyone in ‘camp Sepoy’ are brimming with confidence ahead of the crack three-year-olds’ grand final in the 2011 Coolmore Stud Stakes on Victoria Derby Day this Saturday.

2011 Coolmore Stud Stakes favourite Sepoy was surprisingly defeated at Flemington in a hitout on Tuesday morning

2011 Coolmore Stud Stakes favourite Sepoy was surprisingly defeated in a Flemington hitout on Tuesday morning

Elusive Quality colt Sepoy shoots for double digits in the $500,000 Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) on the weekend, the Peter Snowden-trained megastar out for their 10th win from 11 starts in a glittering career that has already amassed over $3.5 million in prize money.

Re-familiarising themselves with the famous Flemington track, Sepoy having won both of their official starts at the course including the Group 2 Danehill Stakes (1200m) last month, the triple Group 1 hero was narrowly defeated by their Scone Cup winning stablemate Dysphonia in a surprise jump out result this morning.

The gallop was simply a warm-up for the big one on Saturday and Sepoy’s regular rider Kerrin McEvoy was happy with how they worked.

“He did exactly what we wanted him to do and we couldn’t be happier with him heading to Saturday,” McEvoy said.

“He travelled really nice in behind and hit the line full of running.

“It was nice work leading into his main race on Saturday.

“Pete (Snowden) has given him a nice, easy time after his last win (the Group 2 Caulfield Sprint over 1100m at Caulfield on October 15) and he travelled really well in his work.

“He’s nice and fresh and seems happy.

“He’s given me similar feels in the lead-up to his wins before, so I’m happy going into this race.”

McEvoy went on to say that Sepoy had been targeted for the Coolmore the whole way through his spring preparation, from which he is undefeated in four starts, and that this would give him the edge.

“This has been his main goal our fellow….the Group One on Derby Day.”

Of the likely rivals that will be paid up for to take on Sepoy in the Coolmore Stud Stakes, it was exciting Hong Kong raider Bear Hero that McEvoy named as the real unknown danger.

“It just depends how this Hong Kong horse goes I suppose,” McEvoy said.

“He’s travelled over and apparently he’s settled in well and he’s working well at Werribee.

“He’s the wildcard.

“I have yet to look at his form and analyse his runs on video, so we’ll just have to have a look, but he could be our main danger.”

Of the other 12 Coomore Stud Stakes nominees this year the more notable entries include fellow Sydneysiders Foxwedge and Hot Snitzel, and the in-form Masthead.

Final acceptances for the Coolmore, as well as the other eight Group races on the Victoria Derby Day program this year, will be announced on Wednesday and published here at

Get ready to back Sepoy for the win or one of his brave rivals for an upset by signing up with the country’s best bookie Luxbet today.

Every new customer that deposits and quotes the code BONUSBET is eligible for a bonus bet valued up to $500 this spring,  and will also have access to Luxbet’s exclusive Best Tote Exotics + 5% Bonus on all races at every Group 1 meeting during the carnival.




Racing fields and data are copyright 2011-2018 © Racing Australia Pty Ltd (RA) (and other parties working with it).
Racing materials, including fields, form and results, is subject to copyright which is owned by RA and other parties working with it. Full copyright notice.

Spring Racing

Written By Is The 2018 Ladbrok...

The Everest 2018 Ultimate Goal...

The Everest 2018 Ultimate Goal for Magic Millions Sprint Winner Viddora

Young South Australian horseman Lloyd Kennewell has named Sydney’s 2018 The...

Capacity 2018 Perth Cup Field ...

Capacity 2018 Perth Cup Field Released

Ascot Racecourse in W.A. hosts one of the summer’s highlight races on New...

2018 The Everest Next Sydney R...

2018 The Everest Next Sydney Race for Viddora

Ace young South Australian trainer Lloyd Kennewell has confirmed his Group 1...

Vega Magic Injured But Still S...

Vega Magic Injured But Still Scaling The Everest 2018

A freak accident in the paddock last month has ruled the Lindsay Park-trained...

Horse Racing Today

Daysee Doom and Dixie Blossoms...

2018 Adelaide Cup Results: Fan...

2018 Adelaide Cup Results: Fanatic wins for Walker and Lindsay Park

The Group 2 $400,000 Adelaide Cup over 3200m will be run at Morphettville in...

Fanatic Firm favourite in 2018...

Fanatic Firm favourite in 2018 Adelaide Cup betting

The Lindsay Park trained Fanatic is a firm favourite in the betting for...

2018 Super Saturday All Day Re...

2018 Super Saturday All Day Results at Flemington: Harlem scores upset win in Australian Cup

The Group 1 $1.25m Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) and the Group 1 $1.5m...

A field of 9 for 2018 Canterbu...

A field of 9 for 2018 Canterbury Stakes

A field of nine will line up in Saturday’s Group 1 $500,000 Bisley...

Race Results

Viewed Victorious in Caulfield Cup

Race 1 Result – $101 500 AGL Renewable Energy Stakes – She’s Got Gears Wins

Race 2 – $101,500 Schiavello Plate – Avienus Wins

Race 3 – $101 500 Lavazza A Modo Mio – Linton Street Wins

Race 4 Results – $151,500 Listed Herald Sun Stakes – Strawberry Field Wins

Race Previews

2009 Caulfield Cup Barrier Draw Announced

Who Are the Top Contenders for Tomorrow’s Caulfield Cup?

Victoria Derby in sight for Onemorenomore

2009 Melbourne Cup Field

Eclipse Stakes Final Field & Preview

Fields & Form

Can Kelinni Win Sydney Cup 2013 for the Punters?

Moroney Gets into Queensland Derby 2013 Rhythm

Buffering Draws 7 – 2013 BTC Cup Final Field and Barrier Draw

SA Fillies Classic 2013 Field Released

13 two-year-olds in 2013 Champagne Classic Field