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Victoria Derby 2011 Betting & Form Analysis

Victoria Derby 2011 Betting & Form Analysis

The 2011 Victoria Derby is the headline event at Flemington’s opening Melbourne Cup Carnival meeting this Saturday and with a bumper field of class three-year-olds engaged for the classic, the Races.com.au team have all the best form facts, betting stats and field analysis below to help you find this year’s Victoria Derby winner. Running as…

Three Word 2011 Victoria Derby Form Guide

Three Word 2011 Victoria Derby Form Guide

Saturday sees a capacity field of keen three-year-olds trying out the 2500-metres for the first time in the Melbourne Cup Carnival’s richest race for their kind, the $1.5 million Group 1 Victoria Derby, and while we have an odds-on favourite in this year’s edition with Manawanui, their price is easing and there are plenty of…

Victoria Derby 2011 Odds Update – Manawanui Drifts Despite Draw

Victoria Derby 2011 Odds Update – Manawanui Drifts Despite Draw

Manawanui has eased out slightly in their price to win the 2011 Victoria Derby at Flemington this Saturday despite the clear top elect drawing nicely in barrier eight for the three-year-olds’ classic. The Ron Leemon-trained Manawanui, seen last Saturday running away with the Vase victory at Moonee Valley, opened as the $2.30 favourite in the…

Manawanui Leads Victoria Derby 2011 First Acceptors & Betting

Manawanui Leads Victoria Derby 2011 First Acceptors & Betting

Ron Leemon’s talented Golden Rose winner Manawanui is the headline entry for the 2011 Victoria Derby, the galloper one of 23 three-year-olds paid up for at first declaration stage for the classic on Tuesday. Oratorio gelding Manawanui enjoyed a stunning five straight winning streak that included a big Group 1 win in the Golden Rose…

Caulfield Cup Day 2011 Best Bets

Caulfield Cup Day 2011 Best Bets

The Races.com.au crew have already published our insider 2011 Caulfield Cup Day Tips for today’s blockbuster 10-race programme, so below we expand on a few of our selections and list our best bets of the day to get our readers winning big. Lay of the Day – Race 3 #1 Dowager Queen Kiwi filly is…

Norman Robinson Stakes 2011 Field & Barriers

Norman Robinson Stakes 2011 Field & Barriers

Sixteen three-year-olds have been accepted for the 2011 Norman Robinson Stakes field on Caulfield Cup Day this Saturday, one of the crucial lead-up races for gallopers heading towards the 2011 Victoria Derby. The $125,000 Group 3 Norman Robinson Stakes (2000m) is due to jump at 1:20pm (EDT) as Race 4 of 10 at Caulfield. Likely…

2011 Victoria Derby Hopes in Norman Robinson Stakes Nominations

2011 Victoria Derby Hopes in Norman Robinson Stakes Nominations

One of the first Group features on a bumper Caulfield Cup Day programme this Saturday is the 2011 Norman Robinson Stakes which is set to be contested by a number of three-year-olds heading towards the Melbourne Cup Carnival’s Victoria Derby 2011. Yesterday 23 hopefuls were nominated for the $125,000 Group 3 Norman Robinson Stakes (2000m)…

Victoria Derby 2011 Betting Favourite Collar Races on Thousand Guineas Day

Victoria Derby 2011 Betting Favourite Collar Races on Thousand Guineas Day

This Wednesday Caulfield Racecourse will come to life for Thousand Guineas Day, and while the focus of the meeting will be on the smart fillies in the $1 million Thousand Guineas, the opening race will also a must-see with 2011 Victoria Derby favourite Collar lining up. Robert Hickmott’s three-year-old O’Reilly gelding Collar sits at the…

Moody Takes 2011 Caulfield Guineas Hopes to the Valley

Moody Takes 2011 Caulfield Guineas Hopes to the Valley

Victoria’s Premiership winning trainer Peter Moody will on Saturday launch the spring campaigns of two of his promising three-year-olds at Moonee Valley, Huegill and Godspeed out to emulate their famous stablemate Anacheeva by winning the $100,000 Listed McKenzie Stakes (1200m) on way to the 2011 Caulfield Guineas. Twelve months ago Anacheeva soared to the top…