Kiwi pride: Craig Williams rides Volkstok'n'barrell to victory in Saturday's Rosehill Guineas.Kiwi pride: Craig Williams rides Volkstok’n’barrell to victory in Saturday’s Rosehill Guineas. Photo: Getty Images

The Australian Derby, staged on one of the country’s biggest days of racing, will be run at Royal Randwick in a fortnight.

But they might as well rename it the New Zealand Derby and run it at Ellerslie because the only thing likely to be remotely Australian about the race will be the name.