News About Victoria Derby Day Results

2015 Myer Classic Winner Politeness Gets Group 1

2015 Myer Classic Winner Politeness Gets Group 1

Robert Smerdon’s in-form mare Politeness finally broke through with her maiden Group 1 win at start number 26 and gave her trainer his first ever Victoria Derby Day winner with a strong performance in the Myer Classic 2015 at Flemington. A winner of $600,000 before her victory in this spring’s $500,000 Group 1 Myer Classic…

2015 Victoria Derby Winner Tarzino Salutes for Punters

2015 Victoria Derby Winner Tarzino Salutes for Punters

Breaking the hoodoo of favourites in the time-honoured staying classic for three-year-olds, Mick Price’s bred-to-stay colt Tarzino became just the second top fancy in 10 years to salute for the punters with a runaway win in the Victoria Derby 2015. Easing favourite out from $2.40 to $2.90, the son of Tavistock put the writing on…

Lexus Winner Excess Knowledge into Melbourne Cup 2015

Lexus Winner Excess Knowledge into Melbourne Cup 2015

Sydney’s leading lady of racing Gai Waterhouse now has two hopes in the 2015 Melbourne Cup field next Tuesday searching for her second win in the ‘race that stops a nation’ after the Lexus Stakes victory of her gallant stayer Excess Knowledge who survived a nervous protest to keep bragging rights. On Wednesday Waterhouse’s former…

Japonisme Scores Upset 2015 Coolmore Stud Stakes Result

Japonisme Scores Upset 2015 Coolmore Stud Stakes Result

The in-form trainer of the season Chris Waller scored his third consecutive win in the three-year-olds’ sprint feature of VRC Derby Day with his 21/1 roughie Japonisme scoring a boilover in the Coolmore Stud Stakes 2015. Odds-on favourite in this year’s $500,000 Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) was the John O’Shea-trained Golden Rose winner…

2015 Crown Oaks Next for Wakeful Stakes Winner Ambience

2015 Crown Oaks Next for Wakeful Stakes Winner Ambience

The Godolphin blue was flashing home to win early on Derby Day at Flemington with the nicely-bred John O’Shea-trained filly Ambience earning a Crown Oaks bid next Thursday back at the track with a runaway win in the Wakeful Stakes 2015. A daughter of Street Cry out of Miss Right Note, the three-year-old atoned for…

2014 Myer Classic Results – Bonaria Fires in Spring

2014 Myer Classic Results – Bonaria Fires in Spring

A mare usually better suited to autumn racing, today the spring was Bonaria’s time to shine with the Pat Hyland-trained six-year-old thrashing a field of classy rivals in the Myer Classic 2014 on Victoria Derby Day. The daughter of Redoute’s Choice had been well beaten in two luckless lead-up runs including a seventh behind Star…

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 Mackinnon Stakes Results: Happy Trails Wins 5th for Oliver

2014 Mackinnon Stakes Results: Happy Trails Wins 5th for Oliver

One of Australia’s premier hoops Damien Oliver celebrated his fifth Mackinnon Stakes victory on Victoria Derby Day this afternoon with the always honest Happy Trails atoning for a luckless Cox Plate run seven days ago with his third Group 1 success. Oliver has ridden four previous Mackinnon Stakes winners over the years and today was…

2014 Coolmore Stud Stakes Results – Brazen Beau Wins For Waller

2014 Coolmore Stud Stakes Results – Brazen Beau Wins For Waller

Sydney’s Chris Waller has brought his Group 1 winning form from home to the Melbourne Cup Carnival celebrating back-to-back Coolmore Stud Stakes wins with his 2014 victory with Brazen Beau. Waller prepared the first two over the line in the opening Group 1 on Victoria Derby Day with the now very valuable I Am Invincible…

Thunder Lady Storms into Crown Oaks with Wakeful Stakes Win

Thunder Lady Storms into Crown Oaks with Wakeful Stakes Win

Sydney-based trainer Robert Smerdon travelled to Flemington for the Melbourne Cup Carnival last year with the lightly raced Kirramosa winning the Wakeful Stakes – Crown Oaks double and is now in with a shot at the same feat this year with Thunder Lady. Former New Zealand-trained Mastercraftsman filly Thunder Lady was a maiden untested in…