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2021 Victoria Derby Results
- 1st: #9 Hitotsu
- 2nd: #3 Alegron
- 3rd: #16 Teewaters
2021 Victoria Derby Results & Finishing Order
|1||9||HITOTSU||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||John Allen||6||57kg||$4F|
|2||3||ALEGRON||James Cummings||Brett Prebble||1.75L||8||57kg||$6|
|3||16||TEEWATERS||Archie Alexander||Declan Bates||3.75L||3||57kg||$31|
|4||14||RAGING BULL||David Payne||Michael Dee||3.95L||14||57kg||$101|
|5||1||FORGOT YOU (NZ)||Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young||Daniel Moor||8.2L||7||57kg||$6|
|6||2||TUTUKAKA (NZ)||Tony Pike||James McDonald||9.45L||10||57kg||$10|
|7||10||CERBERUS||Anthony & Sam Freedman||Damien Thornton||9.95L||16||57kg||$51|
|8||6||CHARACTER||James Cummings||Fred Kersley||10.45L||9||57kg||$31|
|9||12||CLYDE||Gary Portelli||Dean Yendall||10.85L||5||57kg||$41|
|10||7||JUNGLE MAGNATE (NZ)||Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr)||Luke Currie||10.95L||4||57kg||$17|
|11||8||COMMANDER HARRY (NZ)||Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young||Ms Linda Meech||11.35L||12||57kg||$41|
|12||11||GUNDEC||Symon Wilde||Craig Williams||11.55L||2||57kg||$81|
|13||4||GUNSTOCK (NZ)||Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr)||Jye McNeil||12.8L||15||57kg||$4.60|
|14||13||EL ROCKO||John McArdle||Jamie Mott||32.8L||13||57kg||$151|
|15||5||AKIHIRO||Gary Portelli||Ms Rachel King||33L||1||57kg||$61|
|16||15||CHEERFUL MOMENT (NZ)||Lindsey Smith||Blaike McDougall||63L||11||57kg||$151|
|19e||KING OF PHARAOHS||Lindsey Smith||Will Gordon||0|
|20e||SPIRIT OF GAYLARD (NZ)||Mitchell Freedman||Jordan Childs||0|
|17e||ZOUMON||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott||Glen Boss||0|
|18e||SEBASTIAN THE FOX||Shay Keating||Jarrod Fry||0|
Table Credit: Racing Australia.
Run on the opening day of the annual Melbourne Cup Carnival at Flemington Racecourse, the Group 1 Victoria Derby (2500m) attracts a field of the season’s best three-year-old stayers and the best way to back the winner is to study the Victoria Derby form guide.
The Victoria Derby form guide can be found alongside the Victoria Derby odds at an online bookmaker like Ladbrokes.com.au and provide punters with all the need-to-know betting info like the lead-up form of the runners in the Victoria Derby field and their strike rate over the track / distance.
2021 Victoria Derby Form Guide
The official Victoria Derby 2021 Form Guide will be published below once the field is announced on the Tuesday of race week.
What’s in a Victoria Derby Form Guide
A good, detailed Victoria Derby form guide will list all the crucial facts and stats on the runners in the field.
Basic Victoria Derby form information includes:
- Saddlecloth numbers
- Lead-up runs (Last 6 or Last 10)
Delving deeper into the Victoria Derby guide and form lines punters can find out key things on each runner to help with their Victoria Derby tips including:
- Track / Distance form
- Win / Place rates
- Form on all track conditions
- First-up / Second-up form
- Winning distance range
- Recent starting prices
Victoria Derby Form Guide: Facts & Key Stats
Looking back over recent Victoria Derby history reveals a number of key Victoria Derby form guide trends and facts to look out for when doing the form for this year’s edition of the classic.
Last-Start Winners: The last Victoria Derby champion to come off a win was Polanski (2013) who won the Group 3 Norman Robinson Stakes at Caulfield earlier in October until 2017 when Ace High backed-up from a Sydney Group 1 Spring Champion Stakes victory to salute at Flemington
Best Form Race: From 2001 – 2021 nine of the VRC Derby winners came off a run in the Group 2 Moonee Valley Vase (2040m) with the last to complete the double being Efficient (2006)
Favourites: Victoria Derby betting favourites have a poor recent record with just three winners since 2006 – Tarzino (2015), Ace High (2017) and Hitotsu (2012).
Trainers: Lee Freedman is the most successful VRC Derby trainer in the past 30 years with three winners
Jockeys: Damien Oliver and Hugh Bowman have ridden more Victoria Derby winners than any other jockeys in the past three decades. Oliver celebrated his record sixth Victoria Derby victory in 2019 aboard Warning.
Barriers: Barrier 1 has produce the most VRC Derby winners in the past 30 years