News About Victoria Derby 2014

Preferment Wins 2014 Victoria Derby – Full Results

Preferment Wins 2014 Victoria Derby – Full Results

Chris Waller celebrated his second Group 1 win on Victoria Derby Day with classy young stayer Preferment earning talks of a Melbourne Cup bid in 12 months’ time following a gutsy effort in the Victoria Derby 2014. In the race before ace jockey Damien Oliver celebrated his fifth Mackinnon Stakes win riding Happy Trails to…

2014 Victoria Derby Barrier Draw: Hampton Court Draws 11

2014 Victoria Derby Barrier Draw: Hampton Court Draws 11

Gai Waterhouse’s Victoria Derby 2014 favourite Hampton Court has drawn just worse than midfield for the 160th running of the three-year-olds classic with barrier 11 for the Flemington feature on Saturday. Australia’s oldest classic race, this year marks the 160th edition of the $1.5 million Victoria Derby (2500m) and the 23rd year the race has…

Hampton Court to Easily Win Victoria Derby 2014

Hampton Court to Easily Win Victoria Derby 2014

The always confident Gai Waterhouse is more bullish than ever over her chances of winning Saturday’s 2014 Victoria Derby with race favourite Hampton Court after his brilliant piece of Flemington work on Tuesday morning. One of 26 three-year-olds nominated for this year’s $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m), Waterhouse’s in-form Redoute’s Choice colt…

Blinkers on Preferment for Victoria Derby 2014

Blinkers on Preferment for Victoria Derby 2014

The blinkers are going on the Chris Waller-trained Preferment when the promising colt takes on a top field of fellow three-year-olds in Saturday’s 2014 Victoria Derby. There are still officially 27 youngsters vying for a spot in the capacity 16-starter $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) field including Waller’s nicely-bred son of Zabeel….

Hampton Court Heads 2014 Victoria Derby First Declarations

Hampton Court Heads 2014 Victoria Derby First Declarations

First declarations for a number of Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival features closed this morning including those for the Victoria Derby 2014 where 27 three-year-olds remain in contention. The premier race for that age group held in Victoria for the spring, the $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) runs at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday…

Favourites Missing from 2014 Victoria Derby Nominations

Favourites Missing from 2014 Victoria Derby Nominations

The two pre-post favourites in Victoria Derby 2014 betting are missing from the list of official nominations taken by Racing Victoria for the three-year-olds’ classic today. Running as the feature race at Flemington Racecourse on the opening day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival on Saturday November 1, this year’s $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria…

Derby Bound Bachman Interesting Golden Rose Addition

Derby Bound Bachman Interesting Golden Rose Addition

Trainer Gerald Ryan could have as many as three chances in Saturday’s 2014 Golden Rose Stakes field including his Victoria Derby-bound colt Bachman. Final acceptances for the $1 million Group 1 Golden Rose Stakes (1400m), which kicks off Group 1 racing in Sydney for the season at Rosehill Gardens on the weekend, close at 9am…

2014 Victoria Derby Target for Temps Voleur

2014 Victoria Derby Target for Temps Voleur

Cranbourne’s Robbie Laing is hoping Temps Voleur is the horse to hand him successive Victoria Derby wins after the up-and-comer won at Sandown-Hillside on Wednesday. Last Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival Laing won the $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) with Rakti colt Polanski. Polanski was forced into an early retirement in February however…

Justaway out to Justify Victoria Derby 2014 Bid

Justaway out to Justify Victoria Derby 2014 Bid

Flemington’s Steve Richards is gearing up for a big Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival with his three-year-old contingent including up-and-comer Justaway who is being targeted towards the 2014 Victoria Derby. Whether the now two-year-old Thewayyouare gelding is deserving of a shot at the $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) will be better known after…