2021 Australian Derby Details
Date: Saturday April 3
Start time: TBA
Racecourse: Randwick Racecourse
Grade: Group 1
Track Surface: Turf
Race Conditions: Set Weights, Three Year Olds
Australian Derby 2021
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The 2021 Australian Derby is a Group One Race at 2,400m.
It is hosted at Randwick Racecourse, on Saturday 3 April.
The 2020 Canterbury Stakes was taken out by Quick Thinker, trained by Murray Baker.
Zebrowski and Eric The Eel took out second and third respectively.
Australian Derby Classic Tips
2021 Australian Derby Field
2021 Australian Derby Best Bets
Aegon is prominent in many futures markets and rightly so, he was super impressive winning the Hobartville Stakes first up over 1400m. We must see what distance is his limit, the 2400m here may be pushing it.
Young Werther can certainly stay the trip, and if he makes it up to Sydney, he is in with a massive chance. He ran out of steam in the VRC Derby last spring off an unsuitable limited platform, and has the chance to improve in the autumn with a more solid lead up.
Khoekhoe looks another promising young stayer who could stay the trip and be competitive if connections decide to travel north to Sydney.
2021 Australian Derby Trifecta Tips
Aegon, Young Werther, Khoekhoe.
Australian Derby Favourite
The current Australian Derby all-in favourite is Aegon at $6.
Australian Derby Results
2020 Australian Derby Field
|1||CASTELVECCHIO||Richard Litt||James McDonald||9||56.5kg||110|
|2||SHADOW HERO||Mark Newnham||Joshua Parr||7||56.5kg||107|
|3||WARNING||Anthony Freedman||Tommy Berry||10||56.5kg||103|
|4||SHERWOOD FOREST||Tony Pike||Kerrin McEvoy||12||56.5kg||100|
|5||ERIC THE EEL||Stuart Kendrick||Nash Rawiller||11||56.5kg|
|6||QUICK THINKER||Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman||Opie Bosson||6||56.5kg||83|
|7||ZEBROWSKI||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||Hugh Bowman||4||56.5kg||77|
|8||CHAINS OF HONOUR||Gerald Ryan||Robbie Brewer||5||56.5kg||76|
|9||SKIDDAW||Michael Moroney||Brenton Avdulla||2||56.5kg|
|10||DIASONIC||Richard Laming||Tim Clark||1||56.5kg||73|
|11||GET THE IDEA||John Sargent||Jason Collett||8||56.5kg||67|
|12||SACRAMENTO||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott||Adam Hyeronimus||3||56.5kg||65|
2020 Australian Derby Winner & Placings
|16 Quick Thinker||$9/$2.5||2:34.24|
|35 Tourbillon Diamond||$4.5||1.50L|
Australian Derby Betting
|Bet Type||How to Place This Type of Bet|
|Win Bet||Place a bet on the horse you think will be the outright winner (1st place) in the 2021 Australian Derby|
|Place Bet||Place a bet on the horse you think will place in the top three in the 2021 Australian Derby. Pays less than a win bet, but the odds are safer|
|Each-Way Bet||Place a bet on the horse you think will win the Australian Derby, with a safety net of a place bet. If your horse runs 1st, you will collect both the Win and the Place pay-out. If your horse finishes 2nd or 3rd, you will win only the Place pay-out|
|Quinellla Bet||Place a bet on the horses you think will finish 1st and 2nd in the any order in the Australian Derby|
|Exacta Bet||Place a bet on the horses you think will finish 1st and 2nd in the correct order in the Australian Derby|
|Trifecta Bet||Place a bet on the horses you think will finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order in the Australian Derby|
|First Four||Place a bet on the horses you think will finish 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th in the correct order in the Australian Derby|
|Quadrella Bet (Quaddie)||Place a bet on the winners of four nominated races to win a Quaddie. This means you have to select three other races apart from the Australian Derby to place a Quaddie|
2021 Australian Derby Questions
Australian Derby Prize Money
The Australian Derby prize money is a lofty $1,000,000.
Who won the 2020 Australian Derby?
The 2020 Australian Derby was taken out by Quick Thinker. Opie Bosson was the winning jockey.
How to place a bet on the Australian Derby?
You can place a bet on any racing event throughout the year, using any Australian Bookmaker. We recommend Sportsbet.
When is Australian Derby?
The Australian Derby is hosted on Saturday 3rd of April 2021.
Where is the Australian Derby?
The Australian Derby is held at Randwick Racecourse. It is one of five Group One Races on the day, which is the first of the Championships. These four Group One races include the TJ Smith Stakes, The Australian Derby, The Sires Produce Stakes, the Country Championships, and the Doncaster Mile.