News About 2014 Victoria Derby Day

Waller Sets Sights on First Melbourne Cup Win

Waller Sets Sights on First Melbourne Cup Win

Top Sydney trainer Chris Waller proved he’s got what it takes to make it down south after dominating Victoria Derby Day on Saturday.

Victoria Derby winning trainer Chris Waller will aim to win his first Melbourne Cup with three runners. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

The trainer took home wins in two of the four Group One races, including the big ...

2014 Myer Classic Results – Bonaria Fires in Spring

2014 Myer Classic Results – Bonaria Fires in Spring

A mare usually better suited to autumn racing, today the spring was Bonaria’s time to shine with the Pat Hyland-trained six-year-old thrashing a field of classy rivals in the Myer Classic 2014 on Victoria Derby Day.

Bonaria scores an upset win in the 2014 Myer Classic on Victoria Derby Day. Photo: Sara Ebbett.

The daughter of Redoute’s ...

Preferment Wins 2014 Victoria Derby – Full Results

Preferment Wins 2014 Victoria Derby – Full Results

Chris Waller celebrated his second Group 1 win on Victoria Derby Day with classy young stayer Preferment earning talks of a Melbourne Cup bid in 12 months’ time following a gutsy effort in the Victoria Derby 2014.

Victoria Derby winner Preferment could be set for the 2015 Melbourne Cup. Photo Sarah Ebbett.

In the race before ace jockey Damien ...

2014 Mackinnon Stakes Results: Happy Trails Wins 5th for Oliver

2014 Mackinnon Stakes Results: Happy Trails Wins 5th for Oliver

One of Australia’s premier hoops Damien Oliver celebrated his fifth Mackinnon Stakes victory on Victoria Derby Day this afternoon with the always honest Happy Trails atoning for a luckless Cox Plate run seven days ago with his third Group 1 success.

Mackinnon Stakes winner Happy Trails is onto the 2014 Hong Kong Cup in December. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

Oliver has ...

2014 Coolmore Stud Stakes Results – Brazen Beau Wins For Waller

2014 Coolmore Stud Stakes Results – Brazen Beau Wins For Waller

Sydney’s Chris Waller has brought his Group 1 winning form from home to the Melbourne Cup Carnival celebrating back-to-back Coolmore Stud Stakes wins with his 2014 victory with Brazen Beau.

Brazen Beau boosted his stud value by millions with a win in the 2014 Coolmore Stud Stakes. Photo: Sarah Ebbett.

Waller prepared the first two over the line in ...

Thunder Lady Storms into Crown Oaks with Wakeful Stakes Win

Thunder Lady Storms into Crown Oaks with Wakeful Stakes Win

Sydney-based trainer Robert Smerdon travelled to Flemington for the Melbourne Cup Carnival last year with the lightly raced Kirramosa winning the Wakeful StakesCrown Oaks double and is now in with a shot at the same feat this year with Thunder Lady.

Wakeful Stakes winner Thunder Lady is on track to hand trainer Robert Smerdon with back-to-back Crown ...

2014 Victoria Derby Scratchings & Track Report

2014 Victoria Derby Scratchings & Track Report

Today Flemington Racecourse will host a bumper, all Group race card for Victoria Derby Day 2014 to kick off the coveted four-meeting Melbourne Cup Carnival.

Hampton Court is favourite to win the 2014 Victoria Derby at Flemington this afternoon. Photo: Steve Hart.

It is overcast and showery at Victoria’s premier track but the course is still rated a Good ...

La Amistad Will Run 2014 Melbourne Cup if She Wins Lexus Stakes

La Amistad Will Run 2014 Melbourne Cup if She Wins Lexus Stakes

It has been confirmed that La Amistad, the three-quarter sister of the great Makybe Diva, will take the field in the 2014 Melbourne Cup on Tuesday is she wins the Group 3 Lexus Stakes (2500m) tomorrow and aim to follow in her famous sister’s footsteps.

La Amistad is guaranteed to back up from the Lexus Stakes to the ...

Coolmore Stud Stakes 2014 Form Guide & Preview

Coolmore Stud Stakes 2014 Form Guide & Preview

It’s Victoria Derby Day at Flemington this Saturday with four exciting Group One races for punters to get involved in, one of which is the $500,000 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m).

Rich Enuff will start from last year’s winning barrier in the 2014 Coolmore Stud Stakes. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

16 of the country’s top sprinters will contest the ...

Smerdon to Dominate 2014 Crown Oaks after Wakeful Stakes

Smerdon to Dominate 2014 Crown Oaks after Wakeful Stakes

Robert Smerdon looks set to dominate the Group 1 Crown Oaks (2500m) field on November 6, following the outcome of the Group 2 Wakeful Stakes (2000m) running at Flemington tomorrow.

Fontein Ruby will aim for the first leg of the Wakeful/Crown Oaks double tomorrow. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The trainer already has the two market leaders for the ...