Australian Derby Tips, Best Bets, Field and Odds

Australian Derby Preview

The Group 1 Australian Derby (2400m) will be run at Royal Randwick on Saturday, April 10 and we provide you with a comprehensive guide to the three-year-old staying feature.

Read on to see the final field and barrier draw, latest betting odds and our tips for Saturday’s Australian Derby preview. will provide a comprehensive guide for all Group 1 races.

Australian Derby Final Field and Barrier Draw 🐎

The final field and barrier draw for the $2 million Australian Derby.

No. Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight
1 LION’S ROAR (NZ) John O’Shea Brenton Avdulla 13 56.5kg
2 ROCKET SPADE Lance O’Sullivan & Andrew Scott Kerrin McEvoy 2 56.5kg
3 SKY LAB Paul Perry James McDonald 6 56.5kg
4 MILFORD (NZ) Stephen Marsh Damien Oliver 7 56.5kg
5 THE FRONTMAN (NZ) Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman Hugh Bowman 8 56.5kg
6 YALETOWN Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Tim Clark 10 56.5kg
7 YOUNG WERTHER (NZ) Danny O’Brien Tom Marquand 14 56.5kg
8 KHOEKHOE Matt Cumani Craig Williams 3 56.5kg
9 PROMPT PRODIGY (NZ) Edward Cummings Ms Rachel King 9 56.5kg
10 EXPLOSIVE JACK (NZ) Ciaron Maher & David Eustace John Allen 15 56.5kg
11 TOSCANINI Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Ms Jamie Kah 5 56.5kg
12 FAVREAU (NZ) John Sargent Tommy Berry 16 56.5kg
13 RONDINO Gregory Hickman Keagan Latham 11 56.5kg
14 ZAKSPEED Wendy Roche Andrew Adkins 12 56.5kg
15 OLYMPIC GAZE Paul Perry Damian Lane 1 56.5kg
16 MONTEFILIA David Payne Jason Collett 4 54.5kg


Australian Derby Betting Odds 💰

Montefilia is favourite as the lone filly takes on the boys in the Australian Derby.

Australian Derby Tips 🏆

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