Australian Derby 2021 Tips & Betting Advice

Considered the highest ranked three-year-old event for both Australia and New Zealand is the Australian Derby which is run over 2400 metres.

Worth $2 million and a key part of The Championships at Royal Randwick, it's a popular target for the best young stayers in Australasia.

Australian Derby Information


  • DateSat 03 Apr, 2021
  • Race Time04:55
  • RacecourseRandwick
  • Race Distance2400 metres
  • Conditions3yo - Set Weights
  • StatusGroup 1
  • Prize Money$2,000,000

Australian Derby 2021 Betting Odds


Horse
Odds
Castelvecchio$5.00
Warning$5.50
Shadow Hero$8.00
Sherwood Forest$8.00
Brandenburg$12.00
Chenier$12.00
Dragon Leap$13.00
Two Illicit$13.00
Adelaide Ace$16.00
Reggiewood$20.00
Scorpz$20.00
Dalasan$21.00


Australian Derby 2021 Barrier Draw


We will update this page as soon as the Australian Derby barrier draw for 2021 is conducted.

Australian Derby 2021 Bookie Offers


Australian Derby bookie offers are typically delivered by the corporate bookmakers, who hand out bonus bets and cash back promotions on the big races.

Our trusted online betting partners should deliver offers on the Australian Derby.

Australian Derby 2021 Free Bets


Unfortunately, in Australia online bookmakers are unable to offer free bets, which includes the Australian Derby.

Promotions on the big races can lead to a bonus bet, depending on whether or not the bookie is offering a deal on the specific race.

Australian Derby History


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

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.

Legendary trainer TJ Smith holds the training record for the Australian Derby with 9 winners overall which includes arguably his two best horses in Tulloch and Kingston Town.

Castelvecchio is a narrow $5 favourite with PlayUp with the 2019 Victoria Derby winner Warning hot on his heels at $5.50.

Australian Derby 2021 Field


We will have the full Australia Derby field here once it has been finalised.

Australian Derby 2021 Form Guide


The Rosehill Guineas which is run over 2000 metres on Golden Slipper day is the historically the best form reference for the Australia Derby.

Three-year-olds that are taking on older opposition via either the Ranvet Stakes or Tancred Stakes also need to be considered.

Australian Derby Results


Year
Winner
2018Quick Thinker
2019Angel Of Truth
2018Levendi
2017Jon Snow
2016Tavago
2015Mongolian Khan
2014Criterion
2013It's A Dundeel
2012Ethiopia
2011Shamrocker
2010Shoot Out
2009Roman Emperor
2008Nom De Jeu
2007Fiumicino
2006Headturner
2005Eremein
2004Starcraft
2003Clangalang
2002Don Eduardo
2001Universal Prince

Australian Derby Fixtures


The Australian Derby fixture is below. These are subject to change.

Race 1: Kindergarten Stakes
Race 2: Carbine Club Stakes
Race 3: Adrian Knox Stakes
Race 4: Country Championships Final
Race 5: Chairman's Quality
Race 6: Inglis Sires'
Race 7: Australian Derby
Race 8: TJ Smith Stakes
Race 9: Doncaster Mile
Race 10: PJ Bell Stakes

Australian Derby 2020 Result


1st – Quick Thinker
2nd – Zebrowski
3rd – Eric The Eel

Quick Thinker
Opie Bosson riding Quick Thinker wins the 2020 Australian Derby (Getty Images)

Australian Derby 2021 Bet Of The Day


Check back in the build-up to the race for our Australian Derby bet of the day.

Australian Derby Social News


The best social media channels to stay up to date with any Australian Derby information are:

Australian Turf Club Twitter - https://twitter.com/atc_races

Racing NSW Twitter - https://twitter.com/racing_nsw

Australian Derby FAQ

When is the 2021 Australian Derby?

The 2020 Australian Derby will be run on Saturday, April 3.

Who should bet on in the 2021 Australian Derby?

The team at bets.com.au will provide you with an up to the minute form guide, expert anyalsis and Australian Derby 2021 betting tips as the race approaches.

How can I bet on the 2021 Australian Derby?

To place a bet on the 2021 Australian Derby you'll need to be signed up with an online bookmaker.

Markets open up well in advance for feature races such as the Australian Derby.

Who won the 2020 Australian Derby?

Quick Thinker won the 2019 Australian Derby.

What distance is the Australian Derby?

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

Set Weights conditions apply for this feature.

What is the Australian Derby worth?

The Australian Derby is worth $2 million.

$1.16 million foes to the winner.

Who's trained the most Australian Derby winners?

TJ Smith trained 9 winners of the Australian Derby.

That is the most for any trainer.

Who's ridden the most Australian Derby winners?

With 6, Tom Hales has ridden the most Australian Derby winners.

These took place from 1875 to 1887.

Where is the Australian Derby held?

The Australian Derby is run at the Royal Randwick Racecourse in Sydney as part of The Championships.

                      

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