News About 2015 Victoria Derby Day
Robert Smerdon’s in-form mare Politeness finally broke through with her maiden Group 1 win at start number 26 and gave her trainer his first ever Victoria Derby Day winner with a strong performance in the Myer Classic 2015 at Flemington.
Breaking the hoodoo of favourites in the time-honoured staying classic for three-year-olds, Mick Price’s bred-to-stay colt Tarzino became just the second top fancy in 10 years to salute for the punters with a runaway win in the Victoria Derby 2015.
Sydney’s leading lady of racing Gai Waterhouse now has two hopes in the 2015 Melbourne Cup field next Tuesday searching for her second win in the ‘race that stops a nation’ after the Lexus Stakes victory of her gallant stayer Excess Knowledge who survived a nervous protest to keep bragging rights.
The in-form trainer of the season Chris Waller scored his third consecutive win in the three-year-olds’ sprint feature of VRC Derby Day with his 21/1 roughie Japonisme scoring a boilover in the Coolmore Stud Stakes 2015.
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The Godolphin blue was flashing home to win early on Derby Day at Flemington with the nicely-bred John O’Shea-trained filly Ambience earning a Crown Oaks bid next Thursday back at the track with a runaway win in the Wakeful Stakes 2015.