Victoria Derby Betting

2019 Victoria Derby Results

  • 1st: #4 Warning
  • 2nd: #10 Southern Moon
  • 3rd: #2 Soul Patch

The Victoria Derby is one of the most popular races of the year and Victoria Derby betting is big business!

The 2,500-metre Group 1 event is held at Flemington Racecourse – home of the Melbourne Cup three days later on the first Tuesday of November – and is open to three-year-old horses. As one of the opening events of the four-day Melbourne Cup Racing Carnival, it should come as no surprise to learn that Victoria Derby betting is extremely popular and is available months in advance of race day.

The Victoria Derby was first run in 1855, and over the decades has seen the very best horses, jockeys, and trainers win the crown. Champion thoroughbred Phar Lap won the event in 1929, while Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Damien Oliver has won the Victoria Derby on Amalfi, Elvstroem and saluted in the race’s 2014 aboard Preferment. Read on to find out all about Victoria Derby betting and how you can win big during the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.

Victoria Derby Betting Tips

Stay tuned for our insider Victoria Derby 2019 betting tips to be detailed below the week of the race.


  • To Win: #1 Shadow Hero

Favourites in Victoria Derby betting may not have the best record in the race, but hard to lay this year’s favourite on the back of the dominant Group 1 Spring Champion Stakes win in Sydney. That form was franked with the runner-up finishing second to champion mare Lys Gracieux in the Cox Plate results and happy to stick with it here.

  • Danger: #3 Thought Of That ($3.40) 
  • Each Way: #2 Soul Patch ($4.80) 
  • Best Roughie: #8 Long Jack ($19)

Our Victoria Derby Tips page also has all the historical betting facts and stats on previous Victoria Derby winners and the best way to bet on the three-years-old classic each Spring Carnival.

2019 Victoria Derby Betting Markets

See below for the latest Victoria Derby 2019 betting odds complete with market links to

Victoria Derby Trifecta

Betting on a Victoria Derby trifecta may not be the easiest wager to pull off, but the lucrative payout odds should be more than enough to entice discerning punters. A trifecta is a Victoria Derby betting option that requires you to pick the first three horses over the line in order. Doubtless, this is a difficult task, but there are several Victoria Derby trifecta variations that can be used, such as a three-horse box trifecta, which allows any combination of your three chosen horses as long as they all finish in the top three.

While it is tough to pick the three winning horses in order,watching the best three-year-old stayers in lead-up races like the Group 2 Moonee Valley Vase is a top Victoria Derby betting tip to help with your punting.

Victoria Derby Quinella

Another popular Victoria Derby betting method that offers big cash payouts is the quinella. Producing a Victoria Derby quinella is easy to understand and quite simple to pull off if you know your horses. Quinellas are bets that are made by picking the two horses that will finish the race ahead of the rest of the pack. It doesn’t matter which horse finishes first and which second, as long as both selections cross the line in the top two.

Thanks to its popularity, you will be able to make a quinella wager at any top online bookmaker, such as Relative positions do not affect the bet as long as they are first and second.

Victoria Derby Exacta

While some Victory Derby betting fans would prefer the higher chance of a correct pick on a quinella, those looking for something more challenging – and consequently much more lucrative – will enjoy a Victoria Derby exacta. This betting type is similar to a quinella, in that it requires the bettor to pick two horses, but in an exacta the punter must also choose the correct finishing positions.


Victoria Derby First Four

For one of the toughest – and therefore most sought after – wagers in horse racing, you need look no further than a first four. Victoria Derby betting is an increasingly popular attraction, especially at online bookmakers like, and exotics continue to play their part in big events.

A Victoria Derby First Four is a lucrative bet that requires the punter to correctly name and order the first four horses past the post. It is basically an extended trifecta, and includes numerous variations that allow bettors to change their betting style. Whether you are interested in a box first four that allows different finishing combinations, or a standard Victoria Derby first four with the best payout odds, you will be able to take advantage of them at an online bookmaker.

Spring Racing

Magic Millions Classic Favouri...

Ballarat Cup 2019 Results: Kiw...

Ballarat Cup 2019 Results: Kiwia Goes Back-to-Back

Trainer Archie Alexander was over the moon with the surprise 2019 Ballarat Cup...

The Gong 2019 Results: Mister ...

The Gong 2019 Results: Mister Sea Wolf Wins for Waller

Master Sydney-based horseman Chris Waller continued his brilliant spring...

2019 The Gong Odds Update: Luv...

2019 The Gong Odds Update: Luvaluva Firming Favourite

After battling for top spot in The Gong 2019 betting earlier in the week, the...

2019 Ballarat Cup Betting Upda...

2019 Ballarat Cup Betting Update: Dr Drill Firming Favourite

The rails-drawn Dr Drill remains the punters’ pick in Ballarat Cup 2019...

Horse Racing Today

2020 Sapphire Stakes Winner Su...

Civic Stakes Results 2020: Tru...

Civic Stakes Results 2020: Trumbull on Top

Kim Waugh’s troublesome Trumbull was on his best behaviour at Rosehill Gardens...

2020 W J McKell Cup Winner Is ...

2020 W J McKell Cup Winner Is Frankely Awesome

The Kris Lees-trained dual Group 1 placegetter Frankely Awesome looked back to...

Premier’s Cup 2020 Resul...

Premier’s Cup 2020 Results: Another Dollar for Waller

Classy mare Another Dollar continued her good record at Doomben Racecourse in...

2020 Premier’s Cup Day: Doombe...

2020 Premier’s Cup Day: Doomben Scratchings & Track Report

The action of the Queensland Winter Racing Carnival continues in Brisbane...

Race Results

2020 Sapphire Stakes Winner Sure Knee Hands Waller a Double

Civic Stakes Results 2020: Trumbull on Top

2020 W J McKell Cup Winner Is Frankely Awesome

Premier’s Cup 2020 Results: Another Dollar for Waller

2020 AR Creswick Stakes Results: Front Page Wins In An Upset

Race Previews

2020 Grafton Cup Nominations & Odds Are Frankely Awesome

Cherry Tortoni Tops 2020 Taj Rossi Series Final Field & Betting

VRC Winter Championship Series Final 2020 Field & Betting Update

2020 Belmont Oaks Field & Betting: Kay Cee Odds-On Favourite

2020 All Victorian Sprint Series Final Field & Odds: I Am Someone Narrow Favourite

Fields & Form

Cherry Tortoni Tops 2020 Taj Rossi Series Final Field & Betting

VRC Winter Championship Series Final 2020 Field & Betting Update

2020 Belmont Oaks Field & Betting: Kay Cee Odds-On Favourite

2020 All Victorian Sprint Series Final Field & Odds: I Am Someone Narrow Favourite

2020 Bright Shadow Field & Odds: Love You Lucy Double-Figures