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. Jumping well, Criterion quickly took up the early pace over the first 300 metres before settling back in the pack and allowing Puccini,…

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. Having finished a competitive second in the Group 1 Rosehill Guineas (2000m) last time out, Thunder Fantasy…

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. Opening a…

Australian Derby Odds 2014 Led By Criterion

Australian Derby Odds 2014 Led By Criterion

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 capacity 18 acceptors for this year’s $2 million Group 1 BMW…

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. Opening as favourite in early betting markets for success in the Australian Derby and maintaining following Tuesday…

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 has performed consistently at the highest level of racing since making his racing debut at the end of 2012 and broke through for a well-deserved…

Criterion Tops Bumper 2014 Australian Derby Field

Criterion Tops Bumper 2014 Australian Derby Field

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 three-year-olds accepted for this year’s $2 million Group 1 BMW Australian Derby (2400m) running as…

Savvy Nature Set for Australian Derby 2014

Savvy Nature Set for Australian Derby 2014

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, and believes his three-year-old improver Savvy Nature will be able to atone for their last start…

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…

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 was settled at the tail of the field in the early stages of the race by jockey Nash Rawiller and the Street Cry…