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Bussutin, Young Unearth Vic Derby Hopeful

Former Kiwi three-year-old Wertheimer has kicked off his Australian career in winning style for co-trainers Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young with an impressive performance at Cranbourne. After the victory, Young said Wertheimer would be set for the Victoria Derby at Flemington. Ridden by champion jockey Damien Oliver, Wertheimer was strongly supported to start a $3[...]
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Derby Prospect Alcyone Wins Byerley Handicap

Well-bred colt Alcyone has broken his maiden and secured a ballot exemption into this year’s Victoria Derby with victory in the Byerley Handicap at Flemington. By stallion Teofilo out of 2009 Queensland Oaks winner Purple, Alcyone was sent out the $1.95 favourite in Saturday’s 1800m race which provided a staying test for late-season two-year-olds. Alycone[...]
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Field Of 14 To Contest Group 1 SA Derby

Favourite Dalasan will have 13 opponents in his bid to win the Group One South Australian Derby at Morphettville. Locally trained by Leon Macdonald and Andrew Gluyas, the colt has drawn barrier nine in Saturday’s 2500m Classic in which he will be ridden by Jason Holder. Dalasan is chasing a third straight victory having won[...]
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Josh Parr Suspended Out Of Victoria Derby

Sydney jockey Josh Parr has been suspended for 11 meetings for careless riding aboard beaten Victoria Derby favourite Shadow Hero. Shadow Hero finished fifth in Saturday’s 2500m Group One for three-year-olds at Flemington and stewards later charged Parr with careless riding approaching the 2000m mark in the $2 million race. Parr pleaded guilty to shifting[...]
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