News About Victoria Derby Day Results

2017 Kennedy Mile Results: Shillelagh Beats Tom Melbourne

2017 Kennedy Mile Results: Shillelagh Beats Tom Melbourne

After the high of Winx winning her third Ladbrokes Cox Plate last weekend, trainer Chris Waller kept the Group 1 success coming on Derby Day at Flemington with stablemates Shillelagh and Tom Melbourne running one-two in the Kennedy Mile 2017 results. The last of the four elite level races on the VRC Derby Day card,…

Ace High Is the 2017 Victoria Derby Winner: Favourite Salutes

Ace High Is the 2017 Victoria Derby Winner: Favourite Salutes

The favourite in Victoria Derby 2017 betting saluted for the punters on Day 1 of the Melbourne Cup Carnival with a tough and in the end very impressive victory by the David Payne-trained Ace High. There were a handful of genuine three-year-old staying types battling it out for top spot in a wide open market…

Lightweight Filly Shoals Wins 2017 Myer Classic

Lightweight Filly Shoals Wins 2017 Myer Classic

Jockey Dean Yendall enjoyed back-to-back wins on lightweight fillies in the Myer Classic 2017 this spring saluting aboard the well-supported Shoals. Last Melbourne Cup Carnival the diminutive Yendall took out the Group 1 $500,000 Myer Classic (1600m) at Flemington on the Thousand Guineas runner-up I Am A Star. He was back on VRC Derby Day…

2017 Coolmore Stud Stakes Results: Merchant Navy Flies Late

2017 Coolmore Stud Stakes Results: Merchant Navy Flies Late

Aaron Purcell continued his successful takeover from the suspended Ciaron Maher with progressive colt Merchant Navy coming from nowhere late in an incredible finish to beat home two fillies in the stallion-making Coolmore Stud Stakes 2017. A winner of his four opening career starts including the Group 3 HDF McNeil Stakes (1200m) in early September,…

Melbourne Cup Next for Lexus Stakes Winner Cismontane

Melbourne Cup Next for Lexus Stakes Winner Cismontane

Australia’s leading lady of racing Gai Waterhouse is into the 2017 Melbourne Cup field with a chance to secure her second Loving Trophy after the gutsy Lexus Stakes win and subsequent ballot exemption for Cismontane. The in-form High Chaparral five-year-old likely ended the Group 1 $6.25 million Emirates Melbourne Cup (3200m) dream for the William…

2017 Wakeful Stakes Winner Luvaluva Onto VRC Oaks

2017 Wakeful Stakes Winner Luvaluva Onto VRC Oaks

Master trainer of three-year-old staying fillies John Sargent gets his chance to win a second VRC Oaks next Thursday with his up-and-comer Luvaluva running the ideal trial with a last-to-first Wakeful Stakes success on Derby Day. There was late money on the well-bred daughter of Mastercraftsman, Luvaluva backed into $5 second favouritism behind Bring Me…

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…