The final field has been released for the Group 1 Victoria Derby, which is due to run this Saturday November 3, 2012.
16 horses have accepted for the 2012 Victoria Derby, including It’s A Dundeel.
It’s A Dundeel has won five of his six race starts and has earned more than $450,000 in prize money.
The High Chaparral colt suffered the first defeat of his career last start when second to Super Cool in the Group 2 Mitchelton Wines Vase.
Prior to that, It’s A Dundeel won the Group 1 Spring Champion Stakes at Royal Randwick Racecourse ahead of Proisir.
Also included in the 2012 Victoria Derby final field is Honorius.
Honorius has won two of his 11 race starts and has earned more than $185,000 in prize money.
The Holy Roman Emperor colt has not finished outside the placings in his four starts this preparation, with his most recent race start being a close second behind Hvasstan in the Group 3 Norman Robinson Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse.
Honorius will be out to win his first Group title in the 2012 Victoria Derby this weekend.
Jimando, Fifeandahalfstar and Super Cool are also included in the 2012 Victoria Derby final field.
The barrier draw for the race is scheduled to be released later today, so be sure to stay tuned to receive the most up to date information on the $1.5 million Victoria Derby at victoriaderby.com.au.
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2012 Victoria Derby Final Field
|#||Form (Last 10)||Horse||Jockey||Weight||Trainer||Record||Hcp|
|1||1-11112||IT’S A DUNDEEL||James McDonald||55.5||Murray Baker||6-5-1-0||106|
|2||1-346-11337||JIMANDO (BLKS)||Matthew Neilson||55.5||Tony McEvoy||9-3-0-3||86|
|3||455711-3232||HONORIUS||Corey Brown||55.5||David Payne||11-2-2-2||80|
|4||6-1421||SUPER COOL (BLKS)||Michael Rodd||55.5||Mark Kavanagh||5-2-1-0||95|
|5||421121||HVASSTAN (BLKS)||Glen Boss||55.5||Peter Gelagotis||6-3-2-0||86|
|6||4236-465511||FIVEANDAHALFSTAR||Damien Oliver||55.5||Anthony Cummings||14-2-2-1||72|
|7||13312653||ESCADO||Ben Melham||55.5||Matt Laurie||8-2-1-3||66|
|8||8213||ELECTRIC FUSION||Nicholas Hall||55.5||Robert Smerdon||4-1-1-1||68|
|9||53-1294||SUBIASO||Steven Arnold||55.5||Robbie Laing||6-1-1-1||66|
|10||48-2413394||BULLION EXPRESS||Vlad Duric||55.5||Dean Binaisse||9-1-1-2||62|
|11||422||MALABAR MAN||Craig Williams||55.5||Michael Kent||3-0-2-0||66|
|12||73-23206||COSTA NOVA (BLKS)||Hugh Bowman||55.5||Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra||7-0-2-2||63|
|13||144||OUR DESERT WARRIOR||Nash Rawiller||55.5||Gai Waterhouse||3-1-0-0||64|
|14||734-2535||NISOS||Billy Egan||55.5||Paul Rocke||7-0-1-2||62|
|15||16270||RAWNAQ (BLKS)||Michael Walker||55.5||David Hayes||5-1-1-0||61|
|16||613||BATISTUTA||Dean Yendall||55.5||Austy Coffey||3-1-0-1||61|