Zac Purton has secured the ride on 2016 Victoria Derby favourite Sacred Elixir.
Purton rode Sacred Elixir to a dominant victory in the Group One JJ Atkins in June earlier this year.
Sacred Elixir is the $3.80 favourite to win the $1,5000,000 Victoria Derby on Saturday.
Jockey @zpurton confirmed Victoria Derby rider on Sacred Elixir. Was also going 2 ride. This Saturday is 1st time Zac hasn't got Sat HK meet
— Andrew Bensley (@AndrewBensley) October 23, 2016