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2017 Victoria Derby Results: Ace High Wins

2017 Victoria Derby Results: Ace High Wins

2017 Victoria Derby Day is finally here and we are set for what will be a simply outstanding day of racing at Flemington this afternoon. Every race on the Victoria Derby Day card is absolutely packed full of quality and all four Group 1 races are highly competitive affairs, which make them excellent betting races….

2017 Victoria Derby Betting Tips & Odds Update

2017 Victoria Derby Betting Tips & Odds Update

The season’s gun three-year-old stayers do battle in the big one at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday, our insider Victoria Derby 2017 betting tips and updated odds on the Melbourne Cup Carnival classic detailed below. It is an open affair in markets for the Group 1 $1.5 million AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m), the set weights clash…

Victoria Derby 2017 Form Guide & Statistics

Victoria Derby 2017 Form Guide & Statistics

The 2017 Victoria Derby steals the show at Flemington on the Melbourne Cup Carnival opener on Saturday, a comprehensive form guide analysis and all the Derby statistics you need to back the winner detailed below. Due to jump as Flemington Race 7 at 3:50pm (AEDT) on the all-Group race program, this season’s Group 1 $1.5…

Astoria Has Credentials of a Victoria Derby Winner

Astoria Has Credentials of a Victoria Derby Winner

Godolphin head trainer James Cummings chases back-to-back wins in the three-years-old major at Flemington this Saturday and believes Astoria has the right credentials to take out the 2017 Victoria Derby. Last Melbourne Cup Carnival Cummings prepared Prized Icon (2016) for an upset win at 16/1 in the Group 1 $1.5 million AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m)….

2017 Victoria Derby Betting Update: Main Stage New Favourite

2017 Victoria Derby Betting Update: Main Stage New Favourite

The Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young-trained Main Stage has regained favouritism in Victoria Derby 2017 betting ahead of the Group 1 classic running this Saturday at Flemington with a number of early withdrawals. A number of three-year-olds staked their claims for the Group 1 $1.5 million Victoria Derby (2500m) with big Cox Plate Day efforts…

2017 Caulfield Cup: Bonneval All Clear to Run

2017 Caulfield Cup: Bonneval All Clear to Run

After plenty of pre-race drama surrounding the mare’s soundness, the Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman-trained Bonneval has been cleared to take her spot in Saturday’s Caulfield Cup 2017 field. Bonneval pulled up lame with leg lacerations after the four-year-old daughter of Makfi finished sixth as the beaten favourite last weekend in the Group 1 Ladbrokes…

2017 Caulfield Cup Form Stacks Up for Humidor

2017 Caulfield Cup Form Stacks Up for Humidor

Going over the lead-up Caulfield Cup 2017 form ahead of Saturday’s Group 1 reveals that the Darren Weir-trained top weight Humidor is on the path to success. One of two remaining chances for Weir in the Group 1 $3 million BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) along with The Bart Cummings winning mare Amelie’s Star, Teofilo five-year-old…

Bonneval Not Confirmed for Caulfield Cup 2017 Start

Bonneval Not Confirmed for Caulfield Cup 2017 Start

Co-trainer Murray Baker may be confident his bonny mare Bonneval is “good as gold” for the 2017 Caulfield Cup on Saturday but she is still yet to be given a 100% pass from Racing Victoria stewards. There is a pre-race drama playing out ahead of Caulfield Cup Day between the Kiwi-based Baker and the stewards…

2017 Caulfield Cup Betting Facts: The Favourites

2017 Caulfield Cup Betting Facts: The Favourites

This Saturday another page in the Caulfield Cup history books will be written with the 2017 edition of the mile and a half classic, but how have the favourites in Caulfield Cup betting stacked up in recent years? Of the 17 stayers doing battle in this weekend’s Group 1 $3.15 million BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m)…

Vet Check Awaits One Time Caulfield Cup 2017 Betting Favourite Bonneval

Vet Check Awaits One Time Caulfield Cup 2017 Betting Favourite Bonneval

One time favourite in 2017 Caulfield Cup betting for the weekend, the Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman-trained mare Bonneval needs to pass a vet check on Thursday before taking her spot in the Group 1 field on Saturday. One the drift in Caulfield Cup odds at out from $6 to $8, the four-year-old daughter of…