Victoria Derby Field

The Group 1 $2 million Victoria Derby (2500m) is the feature race on Victoria Derby Day, which kicks off the Melbourne Cup Carnival, and the Victoria Derby field features a line-up of the season’s best three-year-old stayers.

The 2020 Victoria Derby field is due for release on Tuesday of race week, four days before the race runs on Saturday October 31, 2020 – the Saturday before the Melbourne Cup takes place on the first Tuesday of November.

2020 Victoria Derby Field, Nominations & Acceptance Dates

  • 2020 Victoria Derby Nominations: Closed on Tuesday September 22, 2020 attracting 89 entries
  • 2020 Victoria Derby First Acceptances: Close on Tuesday October 20, 2020
  • 2020 Victoria Derby Final Field: Released on Tuesday October 27, 2020

Click here to view the full 2020 Victoria Derby nominations.

Before the release of the Victoria Derby field each Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, the Victoria Derby nominations are taken in September. This is followed by Victoria Derby first acceptances in October and then the final field of Victoria Derby acceptances.

As an indication of horses likely to contest the Victoria Derby field it is a good idea to watch the earlier three-year-old races like the Group 1 Caulfield Guineas (1600m) held three weeks earlier.

2020 Victoria Derby Final Field

The 2020 Victoria Derby field will be released by Racing Victoria on the Tuesday leading-up to Derby Day and published in full below.

Spring Racing

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Russian Camelot Odds-On Favourite In 10-Horse Underwood Stakes 2020 Field

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Victoria Derby 2020 Nominations: Alcyone On Top of All-In Betting

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2020 Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes...

2020 Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes Nominations Attract 56 Sprinters

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2020 Moir Stakes Field Release...

2020 Moir Stakes Field Released: 13 Sprinters Race at The Valley

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Horse Racing Today

Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2020 ...

The Metropolitan 2020 Odds Fir...

The Metropolitan 2020 Odds Firm on Kingston Town Winner Taikomochi

The Metropolitan 2020 odds have firmed on the Gai Waterhouse & Adrian...

MRC Foundation Cup Winner Orde...

MRC Foundation Cup Winner Orderofthegarter Into Caulfield Cup 2020 Field

Last year’s Melbourne Cup winning trainer Danny O’Brien looks to have a...

George Main Stakes Winner: Kol...

George Main Stakes Winner: Kolding Beats Home Three Stablemates

Chris Waller’s Epsom star from last spring is back in business with Kolding...

2020 Bill Ritchie Winner Proba...

2020 Bill Ritchie Winner Probabeel New Epsom Favourite

Group 1 winning Kiwi mare Probabeel was back to her best with a powerful win...

Race Results

Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes 2020 Winner: Behemoth Too Good Again

The Metropolitan 2020 Odds Firm on Kingston Town Winner Taikomochi

Shorts Winner Classique Legend Firms Significantly in 2020 The Everest Betting

MRC Foundation Cup Winner Orderofthegarter Into Caulfield Cup 2020 Field

George Main Stakes Winner: Kolding Beats Home Three Stablemates

Race Previews

Nature Strip Heads 2020 Darley Sprint Classic Nominations & Betting

Russian Camelot Odds-On Favourite In 10-Horse Underwood Stakes 2020 Field

Victoria Derby 2020 Nominations: Alcyone On Top of All-In Betting

2020 Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes Nominations Attract 56 Sprinters

2020 Moir Stakes Field Released: 13 Sprinters Race at The Valley

Fields & Form

Nature Strip Heads 2020 Darley Sprint Classic Nominations & Betting

Russian Camelot Odds-On Favourite In 10-Horse Underwood Stakes 2020 Field

Victoria Derby 2020 Nominations: Alcyone On Top of All-In Betting

2020 Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes Nominations Attract 56 Sprinters

2020 Moir Stakes Field Released: 13 Sprinters Race at The Valley