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Australian Derby Betting Odds - Hitotsu dominates the early betting

Last updated: 28 Mar 2022
Bets.com.au Staff 28 Mar 2022
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  • The Australian Derby is the premier three-year-old staying race of the Sydney Autumn Carnival
  • Worth $2 million, this feature is contested over 2400m at Royal Randwick
  • The 2022 edition will be run on Saturday, April 2
  • Market provided by TopSport
Australian Derby betting odds
Hitotsu is the Australian Derby favourite. (Getty)

Hitotsu was a very impressive winner of the VRC Derby over the Melbourne Spring, going straight from the mile of the Caulfield Guineas to contest the 2500m Flemington feature and is attempting a similar pattern here, stepping from the 1600m of the Australian Guineas.

At $2.60 with TopSport, the Maher & Eustace colt is the outright fav for the 2022 Australian Derby.

Regal Lion ($6) sits on the second line of betting, a son of Jakkalberry that caught the eye with a second in the Tulloch Stakes behind Character ($10).

The Busuttin & Young-trained Forgot You ($6.50) also feature in the early markets.

Australian Derby 2022 Betting Odds

Regal Lion$6.00
Forgot You $6.50
Castlereagh Kid$17.00
Sword Point$17.00
War External$18.00
White Noise$21.00
Cant Go Wrong$26.00
Maurice's Medad$31.00
Lucky Decision$34.00
Raging Bull$34.00
Money From The Sky$41.00

Market from TopSport & odds correct at 9pm on 28/03/2022.

Australian Derby Winners

Dating back to 1861 is the Australian Derby, making it one of the countries oldest and most famous races with Phar Lap, Tulloch, Dulcify, Kingston Town and Bonecrusher some of the famous winners.

The champion Octagonal holds the time record for the Australian Derby with a 2:28.41 victory in 1996 with the biggest winning margin coming all the way back in 1886 when Trident strolled away to win the Australian Derby by 10 lengths.

Recent winners include Explosive Jack (2021), Quick Thinker (2020) and Angel Of Truth (2019).

When is the Australian Derby in 2022?

The 2022 Australian Derby is scheduled to run on Saturday, April 2 at Randwick.

How to watch a live stream of the Australian Derby

A number of bookmakers live stream the Australian Derby and all other Australian horse races, including Sportsbet who broadcast all Sky Racing channels online.

Australian Derby 2022 FAQs

When is the Australian Derby in 2022?

The 2022 Australian Derby is scheduled to run on Saturday, April 2

The race number and start time is yet to be confirmed.

What distance is the Australian Derby?

The Australian Derby is run over a distance of 2400 metres.

Who is the favourite for the 2022 Australian Derby?

Hitotsu is the favourite for the 2022 Australian Derby.

How can I live stream the Australian Derby?

Visit our live streaming hub for all the information on how to live stream the Australian Derby and all other Australian horse races.

Where is the Australian Derby held?

The Australian Derby is held at the Royal Randwick Racecourse in Sydney.

Who won the 2021 Australian Derby?

Explosive Jack won the 2021 Australian Derby.

What is the Australian Derby worth?

The Australian Derby is worth a total of $2,000,000.

$1,160,000 of that goes to the winner.


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