Vodafone Derby News
Motivator - Background Information On The Vodafone Derby Favourite.
Fallon chooses Gypsy King
Kieren Fallon will ride Dee Stakes winner Gypsy King in Saturday's Vodafone Derby with Mick Kinane taking the mount on stablemate Oratorio. A total of 14 were declared for the premier Classic after Godolphin took out French Guineas winner Shamardal as expected.
Motivator takes Dante glory
Bell trained Motivator,
long time ante & post
favourite for the
Vodafone Derby, hardened
his position at the
head of the market
when leading home
a Tattersalls 1 -
2 - 3 in the Group
2 totesport Dante
Stakes at York.
Fracas and Grand Central
16-1 after weak Derrinstown 09/05/05
Fracas and Grand Central are both 16-1 chances for the
Vodafone Derby following their first and third respectively
in the Group 1 Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial at Leopardstown.
Kong King at
Trainer John Dunlop saddled both classic hopefuls Kong
and Cassydora to victory in the Derby and Oaks trials at Lingfield.
Gypsy King makes hard work of Dee Stakes 06/05/05
Gypsy King put up an amazing performance
to underline his Vodafone Derby claims in the Dee Stakes
at Chester on Friday.
Hattan Has Brittain Dreaming Of
Trainer Clive Brittain was dreaming of
winning a first Vodafone Derby after the rapidly-improving
Hattan held off Almighty by half a length to win the Group
3 MBNA Europe Bank Chester Vase.