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May 26, 2022

Australian Derby 2022 Field & Betting Update: Hitotsu Firm Favourite – Racenet Tips

Hitotsu |  Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos |  Races.com.au

History Victoria Derby – two-time winner of Australian Guinea Hitotsu is a solid favorite to continue to succeed in Australian derby field 2022 on Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Hitotsu is the horse to be defeated in Saturday’s Australian derby 2022. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

One of four elite level races on the first day Championships in Sydney, Group 1 $ 2 million Bentley Australian derby (2400m) drew the final capacity field of three-year fighters.

The title of the latest Australian derby odds up to 3 USD Ladbrokes.com.au is Ciaron Maher and David Eustace-trained Maurice colt Hitotsu pulled out a barrier four treat.

Jockey John Allen continues associations and chases consecutive Australian derby victories for stable after his win on board Explosive Jack (2021) for Maher & Eustace the last Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.

Hitotsu became the first three-year-old to freshly conquer Australian Guinea when he launched his campaign for the last time across the Flemington Mile on March 5th.

He stayed fresh again with four weeks between running in the Australian derby where he will surely appreciate the significant increase in distance from 1600 to 2400 meters.

A similar path was taken by the stud in the spring when the progressive youngster advanced to third in Group 1 of Caulfield Guineas (1600 m) and won in Group 1 Victoria Derby (2500 m) for almost two lengths of the next start.

Since Australian Guinea first ran in 1986, no horse has won it and the Australian derby in a row without running in between.

There were three doubles: Mahogany (1994), Gold Guru (1998) and Shamrocker (2011).

The foal Shamrocker (2011) is the last to complete Australian Guineas – Australian derby interstate duobut had the advantage that Rosehill Guineas was third in between.

The second before her Golden Guru (1998) had two runs between winning that year’s Ranvet Stakes before the second at Might And Power in Tancred (then known as the Mercedes Classic) just seven days before his victory in the AJC Derby.

The first to win both competitions, Mahogony (1994), also had two runs in between with a third in the Australian Cup and a Tulloch Stakes win at Flemington and Rosehill.

History is there for Hitotsu to recreate and the money is up to him to do it.

Danger that occupies the second row of Australian derby betting $ 7 each He forgot you drawn into the barrier 13 s Mark Zahra keeping driving on Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young-trained Savabeel foals.

Fifth after Hitotsu at the VRC Derby in the spring, Forgot You had three fall runs this time when he was fourth in Australian Guinea and third behind runaway winner Anamoe in Group 1 Rosehill Guineas (2000m) last time out.

Rounding off unambiguous fantasies in Australian derby odds this season on the fast reserve is Kiwi The royal lion ($ 8) for Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman.

Sutrener Murray Baker is chasing an incredible sixth success in the Australian derby in Sydney after his previous victories with: No Du Jeu (2008), Dundeel (2013), Mongolian Khan (2015), Jon Snow (2017) and Quick Thinker (2020).

The last two of them have been in partnership with Forsman and have a steady prospect of having a live opportunity again this season with Regal Lyon at the door 10 s James McDonald on the boat.

Jakkalberry’s son was third in Group 1 of the New Zealand Derby (2400m) a month before his impressive Australian debut on Monday, which on Monday did everything he needed to do for second place behind Character in the re-scheduled Group 2 Tulloch Stakes (1850m) in Newcastle.

While Tulloch Stakes has traditionally been a great guide to the Australian derby, the fact is that this year’s event was postponed before running over an altered distance that took place just five days before Group 1 made a form request.

The James Cummings-trained Character ($ 11) is also on a quick backup he wants to complete Tulloch Stakes – Australian derby duo from the door 11 s Tommy Berry in the saddle.

Cummings also wins second-placed spring Victoria Derby Alegron ($ 15), castrated Theophilos who wants to get back in shape after two disappointing leads, including 11th in Australian Guinea at 50/1.

The Australian derby 2022 is set to work as Randwick Race 7 at 15:55 (AEDT) with the latest markets from Ladbrokes.com.au available in full here.

2022. Australian Derby Field & Barrier Draw

Not Last 10 Horse Coach Jockey Obstacle Weight Probable weight Punishment Hcp rating
1 706x151x1 HITOTSU Ciaron Maher and David Eustace John Allen 4 56.5 kg 110
2 5x15432x80 ALEGRON James Cummings Hugh Bowman 3 56.5 kg 93
3 311615 × 443 FORGOTTEN YOU (NZ) Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young Mark Zahra 13 56.5 kg 92
4 22 × 1116 CASTLEREAGH KID Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott Nash Rawiller 12 56.5 kg 86
5 x443155732 REGAL LION (NZ) Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman James McDonald 10 56.5 kg 88
6 3116161477 WHITE BEECH (NZ) Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman Robbie Dolan 21 56.5 kg 84
7 1x792x7143 ETERNAL WAR (NZ) Bjorn Baker Damian Lane 9 56.5 kg 83
8 241428 × 131 CHARACTER James Cummings Tommy Berry 11 56.5 kg 90
9 11492 CANNOT PASS (NZ) Ciaron Maher and David Eustace Mrs. Jamie Kah 6 56.5 kg 80
10 26x47x4583 MAURICE’S MEDA Bjorn Baker Joshua Parr 16 56.5 kg 80
11 33x5164x86 CRAZY BULL David Payne Craig Williams 15 56.5 kg 80
12 17254 ELZAMEE Ciaron Maher and David Eustace Chad Schofield 1 56.5 kg 72
13 1417 × 3168 ZOUMON Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott Tim Clark 5 56.5 kg 72
14 14019 × 6716 CLYDE Gary Portelli Shaun Guymer 8 56.5 kg 67
15 135 × 6254 BENAUD John O’Shea Brenton Avdulla 19 56.5 kg 74
16 1200 × 501 LIVESTOCK LIGHTS (NZ) Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young 2 56.5 kg 64
17 514 × 63921 MARINE TREASURES (NZ) Bjorn Baker Mrs. Rachel King 17 56.5 kg 63
18 430 × 644186 AKAHATA (NZ) Bjorn Baker 20 56.5 kg 62
19th 037721 × 374 WEST Mick Bell Dean Holland 18 56.5 kg 57
20th 2145 MEDIARO Matthew Smith Jay Ford 14 56.5 kg 60
21e 3 × 51 LUKEY LUKE Gwenda Markwell Keagan Latham 7 56.5 kg 60

Table of Merit: Racing Australia.

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