Victoria Derby Winners

The list of Victoria Derby winners reads like the who’s who of Australian racing with many of the country’s premier thoroughbreds taking out the time-honoured classic during their three-year-old racing season.

Many great horses have won the Victoria Derby over the years including Phar Lap (1929), Nothin’ Leica Dane (1995), Elvstorem (2003), Efficient (2006),  and Fireworks who is the only three-year-old  to win the Derby twice back in 1867 and 1868. The last filly to win the Victoria Derby was Frances Tressady back in 1923 after the first three editions of the race were won by fillies from 1855-57.

See below for a list of recent Victoria Derby winners and placegetters dating back to 2000.

Recent Victoria Derby Winners

Year

Place

Horse

Time

2020
Victoria Derby
1st
Johnny Get Angry
2 minutes 41.91 seconds
2nd Hit The Shot
3rd Young Werther
2019
Victoria Derby
1st
Warning
2 minutes 40.83 seconds
2nd Southern Moon
3rd Soul Patch
2018
Victoria Derby
1st
Extra Brut
2 minutes 34.31 seconds
2nd Stars Of Carrum
3rd Chapada
2017
Victoria Derby
1st
Ace High
2 minutes 37.55 seconds
2nd Sully
3rd Astoria
2016
Victoria Derby
1st
Prized Icon
2 minutes 36.16 seconds
2nd Sacred Elixir
3rd Inference
2015
Victoria Derby
1st
Tarzino
2 minutes 38.39 seconds
2nd Etymology
3rd Kia Ora Koutou
2014
Victoria Derby
1st
Preferment
2 minutes 37.81 seconds
2nd Bondeiger
3rd Nozomi
2013
Victoria Derby
1st
Polanski
2 minutes 38.66 seconds
2nd Complacent
3rd Thunder Fantasy
2012
Victoria Derby
1st
Fiveandahalfstar
2 minutes 35.92 seconds
2nd Super Cool
3rd Rawnaq
2011
Victoria Derby
1st
Sangster
2 minutes 40.33 seconds
2nd Induna
3rd Sabrage
2010
Victoria Derby
1st
Lion Tamer
2 minutes 46.43 seconds
2nd Praecido
3rd Retrieve
2009
Victoria Derby
1st
Monaco Consul
2 minutes 41.68 seconds
2nd Extra Zero
3rd Viking Legend
2008
Victoria Derby
1st
Rebel Raider
2 minutes 36.9 seconds
2nd Whobegotyou
3rd Pre Eminence
2007
Victoria Derby
1st
Kibbutz
2 minutes 40.9 seconds
2nd Littorio
3rd Marching
2006
Victoria Derby
1st
Efficient
2 minutes 38.3 seconds
2nd Gorky Park
3rd Teranaba
2005
Victoria Derby
1st
Benicio
2 minutes 37 seconds
2nd Duelled
3rd Headturner
2004
Victoria Derby
1st
Plastered
2 minutes 35.4 seconds
2nd Savabeel
3rd Count Ricardo
2003
Victoria Derby
1st
Elvstroem
2 minutes 38.9 seconds
2nd Kempinsky
3rd Our Bahare
2002
Victoria Derby
1st
Helenus
2 minutes 40.5 seconds
2nd Hydrometer
3rd Aint There
2001
Victoria Derby
1st
Amalfi
2 minutes 34.6 seconds
2nd Zarek
3rd Pentastic
2000
Victoria Derby
1st
Hit The Roof
2 minutes 39 seconds
2nd Universal Prince
3rd Falls The Shadow

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