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South Australian Derby

The South Australian Derby is an Australian Group 1 Thoroughbred horse race for three year olds, at set weights, held at Morphettville Racecourse in Adelaide.

It is run each year in April. Before 2006 it was held in May. The race is contested over 2500 metres.

Race history

  • 1860 - 1971 held over 12 furlongs (approx 2400 metres)
  • 1972, 1978, 1979 & 1986 - 2000 held over 2400 metres
  • 1973 - 1977, 1981 - 1985 & 2001 - present held over 2500 metres
  • 1980 held over 2600 metres

The winners

  • 2010 - Kidnapped [1]
  • 2009 - Rebel Raider[2]
  • 2008 - Zarita[3]
  • 2007 - Lazer Sharp
  • 2006 - Testafiable
  • 2005 - Tails Of Triomphe
  • 2004 - Hard To Get
  • 2002 - Pantani
  • 2001 - Big Pat
  • 2000 - Blue Murder
  • 1999 - Showella
  • 1998 - Bulta
  • 1997 - Markham
  • 1996 - Cheviot
  • 1995 - Count Chivas
  • 1994 - Bullwinkle
  • 1993 - Our Pompeii
  • 1992 - Subzero
  • 1991 - Shiva's Revenge
  • 1990 - Diego
  • 1989 - Sea Brigand
  • 1988 - Celtic Spirit
  • 1987 - Shark's Fin
  • 1986 - French Cotton
  • 1985 - Sir Zephyr
  • 1984 - Mapperley Heights
  • 1983 - race not held
  • 1982 - English Wonder
  • 1981 - Brewery Boy
  • 1980 - Tasman
  • 1979 - Top Ware
  • 1978 - Regal Jester
  • 1977 - Stormy Rex
  • 1976 - Vacuum
  • 1975 - Prince Of All
  • 1974 - Exalt's Pride
  • 1973 - Sir Gerald
  • 1972 - Dayana
  • 1971 - Near Boy
  • 1970 - Clear Prince
  • 1969 - Paradigm
  • 1968 - Dale Lace
  • 1967 - Kembla
  • 1966 - Peculator
  • 1965 - Mission
  • 1964 - Ziema
  • 1963 - Hunting Horn
  • 1962 - Royal Ziet
  • 1961 - Gatum Gatum
  • 1960 - Royal Chat
  • 1959 - Crusty Bottle

  • 1958 - Stormy Passage
  • 1957 - Galloway
  • 1956 - Auteuil
  • 1955 - Ralkon
  • 1954 - Pandie Star
  • 1953 - Jovial Scot
  • 1952 - Winemaker
  • 1951 - Beau Cavalier
  • 1950 - Toastmaster
  • 1949 - Glenvue
  • 1948 - Idle Banter
  • 1947 - Basama
  • 1946 - Conservator
  • 1945 - Dauntless
  • 1944 - Bluenor
  • 1943 - race not held
  • 1942 - race not held
  • 1941 - Ladmond
  • 1940 - Waxwings
  • 1939 - Lusson
  • 1938 - Tempest
  • 1937 - Golden Hill
  • 1936 - Brave Lad
  • 1935 - Beamish Boy
  • 1934 - Alinura
  • 1933 - Yultewirra
  • 1932 - Traverse
  • 1931 - Opera King
  • 1930 - Induna
  • 1929 - Hot Spring
  • 1928 - Mount Of Olives
  • 1927 - Marco Polo
  • 1926 - Pindenda
  • 1925 - Ethelton
  • 1924 - Wycherley
  • 1923 - King Of Mirth
  • 1922 - Burnished
  • 1921 - Leon
  • 1920 - Pogonatos
  • 1919 - Lord Setay
  • 1918 - Stagegirl
  • 1917 - Cosmos
  • 1916 - Nevka
  • 1915 - Perambulate
  • 1914 - Fidelio
  • 1913 - Kildalton
  • 1912 - Puringa
  • 1911 - Sanskrit
  • 1910 - Sergius
  • 1909 - The Greek
  • 1908 - Tiercel

  • 1907 - Palotta
  • 1906 - Kismet II
  • 1905 - Torah
  • 1904 - Ganymedes
  • 1903 - F.J.A.
  • 1902 - Rienzi
  • 1901 - Ritualist
  • 1900 - Miltiades
  • 1899 - Gunga Din
  • 1898 - Hainault
  • 1897 - Goodwill
  • 1896 - Thunder Queen
  • 1895 - Auraria
  • 1894 - Monastery
  • 1893 - Salient
  • 1892 - Vakeel
  • 1891 - Lady Rose
  • 1890 - Cheddar
  • 1889 - race not held
  • 1888 - race not held
  • 1887 - race not held
  • 1886 - race not held
  • 1885 - race not held
  • 1884 - Gratitude
  • 1883 - Dirk Hatteraick
  • 1882 - Guesswork
  • 1881 - Topaz
  • 1880 - The Assyrian
  • 1879 - Pawnbroker
  • 1878 - Viceroy
  • 1877 - Irish Queen
  • 1876 - Pride Of The Hills
  • 1875 - race not held
  • 1874 - race not held
  • 1873 - race not held
  • 1872 - race not held
  • 1871 - race not held
  • 1870 - race not held
  • 1869 - race not held
  • 1868 - Centurion
  • 1867 - Regalia
  • 1866 - Crusader
  • 1865 - Tim Whiffler
  • 1864 - Queen Of Barossa
  • 1863 - Lubra
  • 1862 - Lord Of Isles
  • 1861 - Typo
  • 1860 - Midnight

References

Australian Studbook - SAJC South Australian Derby Race Winners




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