News About Victoria Derby First Acceptances

37 Victoria Derby 2016 Acceptances Taken

37 Victoria Derby 2016 Acceptances Taken

Just thirty-seven three-year-old stayers remain in contention for Saturday week’s 2016 Victoria Derby after Racing Victoria (RV) took first acceptances for the Melbourne Cup Carnival classic. Down from 106 nominations back in late September, the first declarations for the $1.5 million Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) are full of young talent. One of four…

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…

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…