Sangster Success In Victoria Derby 2011 Results

October 29th, 2011

Sangster is the 2011 Victoria Derby champion after saluting in one of the roughest run races in the event’s history.

It keeps up the trend of short priced favourites struggling in the race with Manawanui simply not running the trip after no complaints during the run.

Sangster hardly had the run of the race,  he was caught three wide from an outside draw and had little choice but to push forward.

The other horses used him as a shield to try and run themselves into the race and at the top of the straight they were lining up  to take him on.

Manawanui did take the lead as they straightened but it wasn’t long before Sangster loomed up on his outside.

They were in a battle themselves about 400m out but Sangster simply dropped the favourite and went clear in front.

It was then up to something else to launch from the pack and Induna did the job flying home in the final 200m.

He had a huge amount of ground to make up but with 100m to go he was closing and closing fast.

He got to him on the line but fell a head short  leaving Sangster as the 2011 Victoria Derby champion.

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Induna was a brave second at $2.10 with Sabrage working well late at $3.80.

Zabeelionaire was a huge run form last on the turn to end up coming home in fourth spot.

Manawanui was behind that pack as his campaign no doubt comes to an end.

For Sangster though, the connections, kiwi trainer Trent Busuttin and jockey Hugh Bowman it was a tremendous victory and there will no doubt be long celebrations after Sangster won the 2011 Victoria derby.

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2011 Victoria Derby Results

Finish No. Horse Jockey Trainer Weight Margin
1st 5 SANGSTER(7) Hugh Bowman Trent Busuttin 55.5 2-40.33
2nd 7 INDUNA(10) Kerrin McEvoy Peter Snowden 55.5 0.2L
3rd 4 SABRAGE(14) Damien Oliver Michael Moroney 55.5 1.5L
4th 13 ZABEELIONAIRE(4) Stephen Baster Leon Corstens 55.5 1.8L
5th 2 ISOPACH(15) Joao Moreira John P Thompson 55.5 1.9L
6th 1 MANAWANUI(6) Glyn Schofield Ron Leemon 55.5 3.1L
7th 14 I FEEL GOOD(9) Brenton Avdulla Frankie Stockdale 55.5 9.6L
8th 9 SCELTO(8) Dwayne Dunn Robbie Laing 55.5 9.7L
9th 8 COSTLY COMMITMENT(5) Craig Newitt Mick Price 55.5 11.0L
10th 12 EAGLE COMMAND(13) Dean Yendall Gary Portelli 55.5 11.2L
11th 16 MR CHEZ(1) Michael Rodd Graeme & Debbie Rogerson 55.5 13.9L
12th 11 CORNELL(2) Craig Williams Anthony Freedman 55.5 14.9L
13th 10 NIAGARA(16) Nash Rawiller Gai Waterhouse 55.5 17.4L
14th 15 RAPIDUS(12) Steven Arnold Bart Cummings 55.5 21.4L
15th 6 PERFECT PUNCH(11) Clare Lindop Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas 55.5 22.4L
16th 3 COLLAR(3) Nicholas Hall Robert Hickmott 55.5 23.7L
Src 17 MUSTANG Corey Brown David R Miller
Src 18 MONSILI Luke Currie Shane A Edwards