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2016 Victoria Derby Form Guide & Betting Preview

2016 Victoria Derby Form Guide & Betting Preview

The Victoria Derby 2016 is the headline race at Flemington Racecourse on Day 1 of the Melbourne Cup Carnival on Saturday, a full form guide analysis and betting preview for the classic found below.

Wine Bush is the only previous Flemington winner running in the 2016 Victoria Derby field at the track on Saturday. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

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Ladbrokes Caulfield Classic 2016 Tips & Odds Update

Ladbrokes Caulfield Classic 2016 Tips & Odds Update

A smart field of three-year-old staying types faces off in the 2016 Ladbrokes Classic on Caulfield Cup Day this weekend, betting tips and the latest odds for the showdown found below.

Seaburge is the race favourite and Races.com.au tip to win the 2016 Ladbrokes Classic on Caulfield Cup Day this Saturday. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Set to run as Caulfield ...

2016 Ladbrokes Caulfield Classic Second Acceptances Taken

2016 Ladbrokes Caulfield Classic Second Acceptances Taken

Fifty top three-year-olds remain in Ladbrokes Caulfield Classic 2016 contention for the half-a-million-dollar feature on Caulfield Cup Day following second acceptances taken by Racing Victoria (RV) this week.

Sacred Elixir is one of the headline 2016 Caulfield Classic second acceptances taken this week for the Caulfield Cup Day feature. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Running on Saturday October 15 at Caulfield ...

2016 UCI Stakes Field & Betting Odds

2016 UCI Stakes Field & Betting Odds

A number of potential VRC Derby hopefuls are engaged to face off in Sunday’s UCI Stakes 2016 field at Flemington Racecourse this Turnbull Stakes Day including visiting Kiwi raider Highlad.

Damien Oliver is booked to ride VRC Derby hope Highlad in his Australian debut on Sunday in Flemington’s UCI Stakes 2016. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

All nine races on ...

Turnbull Stakes Day Run for VRC Derby Hope Highlad

Turnbull Stakes Day Run for VRC Derby Hope Highlad

New Zealand horseman Murray Baker has confirmed a Turnbull Stakes Day run Sunday week for his 2016 Victoria Derby-bound three-year-old Highlad.

Trainer Murray Baker (pictured with jockey James McDonald) races his 2016 VRC Derby hope Highlad Sunday week at Flemington in the UCI Stakes. Photo: Steve Hart.

The High Chaparral gelding is undefeated to date with back-to-back wins at ...

2016 Victoria Derby Nominations Feature 106 Three-Year-Olds

2016 Victoria Derby Nominations Feature 106 Three-Year-Olds

Numbers are up at nomination stage for the Victoria Derby 2016 with 106 three-year-old staying types making up the early entries for the Flemington classic this spring.

Group 1 winning New Zealand raider Sacred Elixir is one of the headline 2016 Victoria Derby nominations for the October 29 classic at Flemington Racecourse. Photo: Steve Hart.

Entries continue to grow for ...

Saracino Debuts Down Under in Danehill Stakes 2016

Saracino Debuts Down Under in Danehill Stakes 2016

New Zealand visitor Saracino will kick off a possible Caulfield Guineas bid down under in Melbourne this weekend with his maiden Australian run scheduled at Flemington in the 2016 Danehill Stakes.

Last year’s New Zealand-trained Emirates Stakes winner Turn Me Loose is working towards another Melbourne bid after injury this spring. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

A three-year-old son of ...

Highlad Eyes Victoria Derby 2016 over Caulfield Guineas

Highlad Eyes Victoria Derby 2016 over Caulfield Guineas

Co-trainer Murray Baker is likely to have Highlad targeting the 2016 Victoria Derby down under this spring with the promising Kiwi stayer to appreciate more metres than the mile for next month’s Caulfield Guineas.

Trainer Murray Baker (pictured with jockey James McDonald) has Highlad on track for a 2016 Victoria Derby bid in Melbourne this spring. Photo: Steve Hart.

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2016 Victoria Derby Bid for Highlad

2016 Victoria Derby Bid for Highlad

Kiwi horseman Murray Baker looks to have uncovered a genuine hope for the Victoria Derby 2016 in Highlad who won on debut at home in New Zealand this week.

New Zealand trainer Murray Baker could target a second Victoria Derby win in 2016 after the success of Lion Tamer (pictured) six years ago. Photo: Taron Clarke.

Baker, who trains in ...