News About 2014 Victoria Derby

Hampton Court Enters Pre-Training for 2015 Autumn Campaign

Hampton Court Enters Pre-Training for 2015 Autumn Campaign

Three-year-old Hampton Court has begun his 2015 autumn campaign by entering pre-training this week. The Gai Waterhouse-trained colt was spelled for a month after a disappointing run in the Group 1 Victoria Derby (2500m) on November 1 but is ready to tackle the autumn. Adrian Bott, Racing Manager to Waterhouse, told Racing Network on Tuesday…

2014 Moonee Vase Runner-Up Atmosphere Sold to Hong Kong

2014 Moonee Vase Runner-Up Atmosphere Sold to Hong Kong

Just one day after it was revealed that promising three-year-old colt Looks Like The Cat had been sold to Hong Kong connections, putting an end to his Australian racing career, news has come out that fellow three-year-old Atmosphere has also been sold to Hong Kong. The Trent Busuttin-trained gelding debuted at the end of August…

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. In the race before ace jockey Damien Oliver celebrated his fifth Mackinnon Stakes win riding Happy Trails to…

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. It is overcast and showery at Victoria’s premier track but the course is still rated a Good (3) for the elite day of racing that features four Group 1 showdowns…

2014 Victoria Derby Odds Update

2014 Victoria Derby Odds Update

A talented and capacity field of sixteen three-year-olds will contest this afternoon’s featured Group 1 Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington Racecourse, offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Having found exceptional staying form leading into the feature race, Hampton Court has opened as and maintained…

Victoria Derby 2014 Betting Tips

Victoria Derby 2014 Betting Tips

The headline of four Group 1 races at Flemington Racecourse for the opening Melbourne Cup Carnival meeting on Saturday is the 2014 Victoria Derby, betting tips for the three-year-olds’ classic found below. There’s a capacity field facing off in this year’s $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m), the favourite for the 160th running…

Can Market Mover Bondeiger Win the 2014 Victoria Derby?

Can Market Mover Bondeiger Win the 2014 Victoria Derby?

He is one of the early market movers for Saturday’s Victoria Derby 2014 but is the money trail on the Danny O’Brien-trained Bondeiger worth following at Flemington on the weekend? The War Pass colt faces a full field of fellow three-year-olds for the 160th edition of the $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m)…

Will Moonovermanhattan Complete Vase – Victoria Derby Double?

Will Moonovermanhattan Complete Vase – Victoria Derby Double?

It has been eight years since a three-year-old completed the Moonee Valley Vase – Victoria Derby double but on Saturday the Mick Price-trained Moonovermanhattan is a top chance to be the next at Flemington Racecourse. The Manhattan Rain colt is one of a capacity field of hopefuls facing off in the 160th edition of the…

Can Preferment Live Up to Breeding in Victoria Derby 2014?

Can Preferment Live Up to Breeding in Victoria Derby 2014?

This Saturday one of the four Group 1 Flemington races kicking off the Melbourne Cup Carnival is the 2014 Victoria Derby where Chris Waller will shoot for his maiden win in the classic with the nicely-bred Preferment. A full field of 16, plus an emergency, run in the weekend’s $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria…

Royal Standing to Take Forward Position in Victoria Derby

Royal Standing to Take Forward Position in Victoria Derby

Maintaining to finish a credible fourth amongst classy competition in the Group 2 Moonee Valley Vase (2040m) last weekend, trainer Brent Stanley is confident his first ever Victoria Derby runner, Royal Standing, will lay a great account for himself in Saturday’s Flemington feature. Claiming one win and two minor places from his nine competitive starts so…