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2013 Victoria Derby Barrier Draw – Favourites Out Wide

2013 Victoria Derby Barrier Draw – Favourites Out Wide

The official Victoria Derby 2013 barrier draw has been conducted with one-time favourite for Saturday’s race Complacent drawing wide in gate 14. Running as Flemington Race 6 at 3:00pm (AEST), this year’s $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) attracted a final field of 16 starters plus two emergencies when final acceptances closed this…

Full Victoria Derby Field 2013 Released

Full Victoria Derby Field 2013 Released

The final field for this Saturday’s 2013 Victoria Derby has been released with the Flemington classic shaping up as a crack showdown headed by Peter Snowden’s Group 1 winner Complacent. Running as one of four elite level features on the opening day of the iconic Melbourne Cup Carnival, this year’s $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI…

Final Pre-Field Victoria Derby 2013 Betting

Final Pre-Field Victoria Derby 2013 Betting

Today is the last chance for punters to get behind their early picks for Saturday’s feature race, the 2013 Victoria Derby, before the final field for the three-year-olds’ classic is released at 10:00am (AEST) on Wednesday. There are currently 24 horses nominated for this year’s $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m), two of…

Polanski Books Derby Ticket With 2013 Norman Robinson Stakes Win

Polanski Books Derby Ticket With 2013 Norman Robinson Stakes Win

Polanski is on his way to the 2013 Victoria Derby after winning the Group 3 Norman Robinson Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse. The three-year-old won the race after an exciting dual with San Diego down the straight, who placed a strong second. Epic Saga finished the best of the rest in third position, while Honey Steel’s…

2013 Victoria Derby Hopes Head Norman Robinson Stakes Field

2013 Victoria Derby Hopes Head Norman Robinson Stakes Field

A bumper field bursting with Victoria Derby 2013 hopefuls is set to face off at Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday in the $150,000 Group 3 Norman Robinson Stakes (2000m). Scheduled as the fourth on Caulfield Cup Day at 2:00pm (AEST), this year’s Norman Robinson Stakes field features 13 hopefuls. More than half of those are heading…

Polanski onto 2013 Victoria Derby after UCI Stakes Win

Polanski onto 2013 Victoria Derby after UCI Stakes Win

The second of the stakes races at Flemington’s Turnbull Stakes Day has been run and won by the promising Robbie Laing-trained Polanski who took out the $120,000 Listed UCI Stakes (1800m) on way to the Victoria Derby 2013. A good race for three-year-olds heading toward the $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) at…

2013 VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Field Released

2013 VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes Field Released

A promising line-up of youngsters will take to the Flemington track this Saturday in the VRC Sires’ Produce Stakes 2013 which has drawn a capacity field of two-year-olds. Set to run as Newmarket Handicap Day Race 3 at 1:20pm (AEST) the $220,000 Group 2 Henry Bucks Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) field originally drew 16 starters…