Tag: Derby

Polanski slays Derby field

Polanski slays Derby field

| November 10, 2013

Polanski, the horse that cost $4,000, has won the Victoria Derby in a fairytale result at Flemington. The three-year-old bay colt, ridden by Hugh Bowman, hit the front early in the straight and rode the 2,500m out strongly to win from Complacent and Thunder Fantasy. The win was Bowman’s third Derby victory in the last […]

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Ballydoyle rules the world

Ballydoyle rules the world

| June 4, 2013

Ruler Of The World gave trainer Aidan O’Brien his fourth win in the prestigious Epsom Derby and brought up the 10th for owners Coolmore Stud. The 7-1 chance, the latest Classic winner to emerge from O’Brien’s Ballydoyle stable with a bloodline to the cream of the sport, proved too strong for 11 rivals under jockey […]

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