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    The South Australian Derby is one of the state's favourite races. We've got your complete guide to the Group 1 event.

    Leicester
    Leicester took out the 2018 South Australian Derby.

    South Australian Derby Betting Tips

    Check back in the lead up to this Group 1 event for our detailed South Australian Derby betting tips.

    South Australian Derby Odds

    The South Australian Derby odds for both the fixed and tote markets will be released in the build up to the race.

    Check back here prior to the running of the race for a detailed look at the South Australian Derby odds.

    South Australian Derby Bookmaker Offers

    The South Australian races don't always get the attention that the other states do but in the quieter winter months Morphettville is one of Australia's main attractions.

    This means the bookies like Sportsbet and Neds will roll out South Australian Derby bookmaker offers and promotions on the Group 1 event.

    South Australian Derby History

    The inaugural running of the South Australian Derby was on 5 January 1860 at Thebarton Racecourse which is located today in Mile End. Back then race was called The Thebarton Derby and it was taken out by Midnight.

    The distance has jumped around eight different times over the course of its lifetime before settling on the 2500m trip back in 2005.

    There's a real connection with the Melbourne Cup and this race. Fan favourite Subzero did the double as did 1961 winner Gatum Gatum. Assyrian is another that took out the SA Derby in 1880 before winning the race that stops a nation two years later.

    South Australian Derby Field

    The South Australian Derby field is released in the week leading into the event.

    Check back here for our detailed look at the South Australian Derby field.

    South Australian Derby Form Guide

    The South Australian Derby is the last race for the three-year-olds to sneak a Group 1 win in before the end of the racing season.

    The staying event previously was a race that attracted runners from around the country but now South Australian and Victorian gallopers are the ones that mainly compete for the Derby.

    Check back in the lead up to the South Australian Derby for our detailed form guide to the event.

    South Australian Derby Previous Winners

    Year
    Winner
    2019Qafila
    2018Leicester
    2017Volatile Mix
    2016Howard Be Thy Name
    2015Delicacy
    2014Kushadasi
    2013Escado
    2012Zabeelionaire
    2011Shadows In The Sun
    2010Kidnapped
    2009Rebel Raider
    2008Zarita
    2007Lazer Sharp
    2006Testifiable
    2005Tails Of Triomphe
    2004Hard To Get
    2003Mummify
    2002Pantani
    2001Big Pat
    2000Blue Murder

    South Australian Derby Live Streaming

    For those wanting to experience the South Australian Derby live streaming all you need to do is sign up with an online bookmaker like Ladbrokes.

    The South Australian Derby can be live streamed via most online bookmakers, all you need to do is have money in your account.

    South Australian Derby Race Schedule

    The South Australian Derby is run in late May at the state's premier racetrack Morphettville.

    DateSaturday, May 9, 2020
    Time4.35pm
    TrackMorphettville
    Distance2500m
    ConditionsSet weights
    Prize Money$500,000
    Age3YO

    The other races on the South Australian Derby race schedule are below.

    Race 1: SA Sires' Produce Stakes
    Race 2: Autumn Series Final
    Race 3: Open Handicap
    Race 4: Benchmark 90
    Race 5: Provincial Super Series Final
    Race 6: Adelaide Guineas
    Race 7: South Australian Derby
    Race 8: SA Sprint Series Final

    South Australian Barrier Draw

    The South Australian barrier draw will be conducted in the days leading into the Group 1 feature.

    Check back in the days before the race for our detailed look at the South Australian Derby.

    South Australian Derby 2019 Result

    1st - Qafila
    2nd - Savvy Oak
    3rd - Mr Quickie
    Qafila
    Qafila claimed the 2019 South Australian Derby.

    South Australian Derby FAQ

    When is the 2020 South Australian Derby? 

    The 2020 South Australian Derby runs on Saturday May 9, 2020. 

    How long is the South Australian Derby? 

    The staying contest is run over 2500m. 

    Where is the South Australian Derby held? 

    The Rosehill Guineas is held at Morphettville, which is located in Adelaide, Australia. 

    What time does the South Australian Derby run? 

    The South Australian Derby is held at 4:35pm. 

    Who won the 2019 South Australian Derby

    Qafila took out the 2019 running of the race.

    What’s the prize money for the 2020 South Australian Derby

    $500,000 is the total prize pool for the 2020 South Australian Derby.








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