News About 2014 Australian Derby

2014 Australian Derby Winner is Criterion

2014 Australian Derby Winner is Criterion

Talented stayer Criterion has made it back-to-back Group 1 victories this afternoon, sprinting well to claim the Australian Derby (2400m) on day 1 of The Championships at Royal Randwick Racecourse this afternoon.

Criterion has claimed the 2014 Group 1 Australian Derby. Photo: Steve Hart

Jumping well, Criterion quickly took up the early pace over the first 300 metres before settling ...

Cummings Pleased with Thunder Fantasy Ahead of Derby

Cummings Pleased with Thunder Fantasy Ahead of Derby

Trainer Anthony Cummings will field three runners in this weekend’s major Group 1 Australian Derby (2400m), and is confident of walking away from Royal Randwick with the day’s major crown in week 1 of the inaugural The Championships.

Thunder Fantasy will lead a three pronged attack from trainer Anthony Cummings in the 2014 Australian Derby. Photo: Race Horse Photos ...

Singing Flame Ready for Australian Derby

Singing Flame Ready for Australian Derby

Confirmed for on a second Group 1 appearance in this weekend’s major Australian Derby (2400m) on day 1 of The Championships at Royal Randwick, jockey Tim Clark is confident Singing Flame can go one better than a performance that delivered a second in the Group 2 Nathan Berry Tulloch Stakes (2000m) last weekend.

Singing Flame will have to be ...

Australian Derby Odds 2014 Led By Criterion

Australian Derby Odds 2014 Led By Criterion

Criterion is favourite to win Saturday's Australian Derby 2014 at Randwick. Photo: Steve Hart.

David Payne’s Sebring colt Criterion has opened top of the 2014 Australian Derby final field odds to become the third three-year-old in the past 11 years to take out the Rosehill Guineas – Derby double during the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.

One of a ...

Payne Pleased with Derby Draw For Criterion

Payne Pleased with Derby Draw For Criterion

Trainer David Payne is confident of the chances of stable star Criterion in this weekend’s Australian Derby (2400m) at Royal Randwick after drawing the inside barrier for the feature race on day one of the inaugural The Championships.

Criterion has been allocated the inside barrier for the 2014 Australian Derby. Photo: Steve Hart

Opening as favourite in early betting ...

2014 Australian Derby Barrier Draw

2014 Australian Derby Barrier Draw

The 2014 Australian Derby barrier draw has been completed; with outright favourite Criterion set to jump from the inside barrier in the Group 1 event at Royal Randwick this weekend.

Criterion will jump from the inside barrier in the 2014 Australian Derby at Royal Randwick this weekend. Photo by: Steve Hart

Criterion has performed consistently at the highest level of ...

Criterion Tops Bumper 2014 Australian Derby Field

Criterion Tops Bumper 2014 Australian Derby Field

Criterion is out to complete the Rosehill Guineas - Australian Derby 2014 double on Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart.

David Payne’s last start Rosehill Guineas winner Criterion is set to appreciate another rain-affected Sydney track when they head to Randwick Racecourse this weekend for the 2014 Australian Derby.

The in-form son of Sebring is one of a capacity 18 ...

Savvy Nature Set for Australian Derby 2014

Savvy Nature Set for Australian Derby 2014

Savvy Nature can handle a Slow but not Heavy rated track for Saturday's Australian Derby. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

John O’Shea’s smart son of Savabeel Savvy Nature is in with a genuine chance of scoring their maiden Group 1 in this Saturday’s 2014 Australian Derby according to their locally-based trainer.

O’Shea knows the track at Royal Randwick well, ...

McKay Hopeful of Improved Puccini in 2014 Australian Derby

McKay Hopeful of Improved Puccini in 2014 Australian Derby

New Zealand-based trainer Peter McKay is hopeful of a far-more convincing performance from talented stayer Puccini on day 1 of the inaugural The Championships at Royal Randwick this weekend after a horror debut run in the Group 1 Rosehill Guineas (2000m) on March 29th.

Regular jockey Michael Walker lead Puccini to an early pace battle with Cox Plate/Australian ...

2014 Nathan Berry Tulloch Stakes Results – Gallatin Storms Home Late

2014 Nathan Berry Tulloch Stakes Results – Gallatin Storms Home Late

Darley gelding Gallatin is a chance of backing-up in the Australian Derby next weekend after scoring a fast-finishing victory in the 2014 Nathan Berry Tulloch Stakes at Rosehill Gardens this afternoon.

Gallatin stormed home late to win the 2014 Tulloch Stakes. Photo: Steve Hart

Gallatin was settled at the tail of the field in the early stages of the race ...