News About: 2010 Victoria Derby

Victoria Derby Champion Plotting Aussie Return

Victoria Derby Champion Plotting Aussie Return
July 25th, 2011

Last year’s Victoria Derby champion Lion Tamer could be back on the Australian racing scene in a little over a month with the 2011 Cox Plate the number one goal for the Melbourne spring racing carnival..

The New Zealand based horse hasn’t had a race since he destroyed his rivals in the 2010 Victoria Derby winning his first Aussie Group …

2010 Victoria Derby Field, Barriers & Odds

2010 Victoria Derby Field, Barriers & Odds
October 27th, 2010

This morning the 2010 Victoria Derby final field and barrier draw was released in anticipation of this Saturday’s showdown at Flemington, and a capacity field of star three-year-olds have been accepted.

The $1.5 million Victoria Derby (2500m) is the marquee race at Victoria Derby Day this Saturday, which kicks off the highly anticipated and prestigious Melbourne Cup Carnival.

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Rekindled Interest Claims Favouritism in 2010 Victoria Derby Betting

Rekindled Interest Claims Favouritism in 2010 Victoria Derby Betting
October 25th, 2010

Jim Conlan’s impressive three-year-old Rekindled Interest secured the spot at the top of the 2010 Victoria Derby odds after a brilliant win in the Group 2 AAMI Vase (2040m) at Moonee Valley over the weekend.

On Saturday, Redoute’s choice gelding Rekindled Interest enjoyed a superb form turnaround to storm home to win the AAMI Vase by two and a half …

2010 Victoria Derby First Declarations

2010 Victoria Derby First Declarations
October 20th, 2010

Thirty three-year-olds are still heading towards the 2010 Victoria Derby this Melbourne Cup Carnival after first declarations for the spring feature were taken by Racing Victoria yesterday.

Originally 87 runners were nominated for the $1.5 million Group 1 Victoria Derby (2500m), set to take place at Flemington on Saturday October 30, meaning 57 horses dropped out of contention for the …

Retrieve New Favourite in 2010 Victoria Derby Betting Odds – Anacheeva Ruled Out

Retrieve New Favourite in 2010 Victoria Derby Betting Odds – Anacheeva Ruled Out
October 11th, 2010

Update: The 2011 Victoria Derby betting odds are now posted on Races.com.au.

The Peter Snowden-trained Retrieve is now the odds-on favourite to win the 2010 Victoria Derby on October 30 after a reshuffle of the betting markets for the classic three-year-olds’ showdown following the withdrawal of Anacheeva.

Leading online bookie Sportsbet opened their ante-post markets for the $1.5 million Group …

Moody to Target 2010 Victoria Derby with Eclair Surprise after Flemington Win

Moody to Target 2010 Victoria Derby with Eclair Surprise after Flemington Win
October 4th, 2010

Peter Moody’s improving colt Eclair Surprise will target the 2010 Victoria Derby this Melbourne Cup Carnival following the three-year-olds comprehensive win at Flemington over the weekend.

Eclair Surprise is out to emulate his sire Blackfriars, who won the 1999 Victoria Derby after taking out the UCI Stakes, the same race Eclair Surprise claimed victory in on Sunday.

Eclair Surprise has …

Betting Opens on 2010 Victoria Derby – Early Racing Tips

Betting Opens on 2010 Victoria Derby – Early Racing Tips
September 28th, 2010

Betting markets on the 2010 Victoria Derby have opened at Australia’s top online bookmaker Sportsbet with great early odds open on the 88 entries nominated for the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival classic.

Due to run at Flemington on Saturday October 30 at the opening Melbourne Cup Carnival meeting, the $1.5 million Victoria Derby (2500m) provides punters with one of the …

Altius to Bypass Caulfield Guineas in Favour of 2010 Victoria Derby

Altius to Bypass Caulfield Guineas in Favour of 2010 Victoria Derby
September 27th, 2010

Caulfield-based trainer Tony Vasil has made the decision to bypass the Group 1 Caulfield Guineas on October 9 with his star colt Altius in favour of a run in the 2010 Victoria Derby.

Redoute’s Choice three-year-old Altius was one of 88 Victoria Derby Nominations taken last Tuesday for the $1.5 million feature set to run at Flemington on Saturday …

2010 AAMI Victoria Derby Nominations

2010 AAMI Victoria Derby Nominations
September 21st, 2010

Eighty-eight quality three-year-olds make up the 2010 AAMI Victoria Derby nominations, the list of entries released by the VRC today.

The $1.5 million Group 1 Victoria Derby (2500m) is the premier race for three-year-olds during the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival and is also the first Group 1 feature event of Flemington’s four-day Melbourne Cup Carnival.

Some of the star …

Epic Dragon wins at Moonee Valley Earning Victoria Derby Campaign

Epic Dragon wins at Moonee Valley Earning Victoria Derby Campaign
September 13th, 2010

Leon Corsten’s improving three-year-old Epic Dragon has earned a possible campaign targeting the 2010 Victoria Derby after enjoying a win at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

Al Maher colt Epic Dragon showed his spring potential claiming victory in the Spotless Handicap (1500m), where warm favourite Servant finished fifth.

A winner of two of their four career starts, Epic Dragon was coming …