Victoria Derby Final Field & Barrier Draw

Victoria Derby Barrier Draw


The all-important Victoria Derby barrier draw took place on Tuesday morning with 14 three-year-olds set to line up in the $2 million Flemington feature.

Trainer Danny O’Brien saddles up three strong chances in the race including race favourite Young Werther who has drawn ideally in gate 4 for Damien Oliver.

The son of Tavistock was narrowly defeated by Khoekhoe last start, and that galloper was subsequently defeated by Cherry Tortoni in the Vase (2040m) at Moonee Valley last Saturday.

Trained by Patrick Payne, Cherry Tortoni has drawn the outside gate in the field of 14.

Fresh from a Cox Plate win, trainers Ciaron Maher and David Eustace will be looking to keep the ball rolling with their promising Dundeel colt Let’s Karaka Deel.

He was outgunned by the Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young-prepared Albarado in the Norman Robinson Stakes (2000m) and will be looking to turn the tables this time around.

Busuttin and Young also saddle up Wertheimer who has drawn gate 6 and will be ridden by Hugh Bowman.

2020 Victoria Derby Barrier Draw and Final Field:

1CHERRY TORTONIPatrick PayneBilly Egan1857kg
2ALBARADO (NZ)Trent Busuttin & Natalie YoungMark Zahra857kg
3JOHNNY GET ANGRY (NZ)Denis PaganLachlan King (a)557kg
4LET’S KARAKA DEEL (NZ)Ciaron Maher & David EustaceJohn Allen357kg
5YOUNG WERTHER (NZ)Danny O’BrienDamien Oliver457kg
6HIT THE SHOTMatt CumaniFred W Kersley957kg
7CETSHWAYODanny O’BrienJamie Kah1057kg
8REDWOOD SHADOW (NZ)Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr)Jye McNeil1257kg
9WERTHEIMER (NZ)Trent Busuttin & Natalie YoungHugh Bowman657kg
10TOUR OF DUTYMichael MoroneyJames McDonald1357kg
11TOKEN SPIRITRobbie Griffiths & Mathew de KockDamian Lane1157kg
12BORN TO SUCCEEDSaab HasanMichael Walker757kg
13WISAKAMichael MoroneyBen Melham257kg
14KENZANDanny O’BrienDaniel Moor157kg


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