News About Kia Ora Koutou

2015 Victoria Derby Odds Update: Shards Market Mover

2015 Victoria Derby Odds Update: Shards Market Mover

The Victoria Derby 2015 takes centre stage at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday in Melbourne and early betting on the three-year-olds’ classic has the John O’Shea-trained Shards as the market mover. A full field of 16 is engaged for this year’s $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m), due to jump at 3:50pm (AEST) as…

2015 Victoria Derby Barrier Draw: Tarzino in 10

2015 Victoria Derby Barrier Draw: Tarzino in 10

Mick Price is confident his colt Tarzino can overcome the favourites’ hoodoo in Saturday’s Victoria Derby 2015 after drawing what he believes is a gun gate with barrier 10 in the Flemington feature. The barrier draw for Saturday’s capacity field in the $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) took place on Wednesday morning,…

Capacity 2015 Victoria Derby Field Released

Capacity 2015 Victoria Derby Field Released

A capacity field of three-year-olds will take to the Flemington track in Saturday’s marquee race – the Victoria Derby 2015 – for the opening day of the famous Melbourne Cup Carnival. Due to jump as Flemington Race 7 as one of four elite levels on the bumper nine-race line-up, this year’s $1.5 million Group 1…

Durrant Confident with 2015 Victoria Derby Perth Raider

Durrant Confident with 2015 Victoria Derby Perth Raider

Lark Hill-based trainer Adam Durrant is confident his progressive three-year-old WA raider Kia Ora Koutou can retain his undefeated status when debuting in Melbourne and black-type company with a Flemington run in Saturday’s Victoria Derby 2015. One of 34 three-year-olds entered for the $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) on the opening day…

Newitt Retains Tarzino Ride in Victoria Derby 2015

Newitt Retains Tarzino Ride in Victoria Derby 2015

Jockey Craig Newitt will look to secure his first Victoria Derby trophy retaining the ride this Saturday aboard the red hot favourite for the Flemington feature Tarzino. To date Newitt has ridden eight three-year-olds in the Melbourne Cup Carnival showdown for the one third place finish and will be out to break his duck in…

Tarzino Tightens in 2015 Victoria Derby Betting

Tarzino Tightens in 2015 Victoria Derby Betting

After running the ideal trial for a step up to 2500m on Cox Plate Day over the weekend, the Mick Price-trained Tarzino has tightened his grip on the early Victoria Derby 2015 betting markets for this weekend’s Flemington feature. One of four elite level races on the opening day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, this…

Kia Ora Koutou Set for 2015 Victoria Derby Test

Kia Ora Koutou Set for 2015 Victoria Derby Test

Perth horseman Adam Durrant on Tuesday paid the Victoria Derby 2015 first acceptance fee for the undefeated Kia Ora Koutou despite original plans not to run the youngster over that far in his first campaign. A winner of all four of his career starts to date, the Lark Hill-trained Blackfriars gelding Kia Ora Koutou was…

Vanbrugh Among 33 Victoria Derby 2015 First Acceptances

Vanbrugh Among 33 Victoria Derby 2015 First Acceptances

Chris Waller’s flying Spring Champion Stakes winner Vanbrugh is still on way to a 2015 Victoria Derby run in Melbourne Saturday week with the colt one of 33 first acceptances for the Flemington classic this week. Running as one four elite levels on the first day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival on October 31, this…