Tag: 'Australasian Oaks'

Victoria Quay

No Oaks For Victoria Quay Despite Win

Calvin McEvoy says exciting staying prospect Victoria Quay won't follow the usual path of Wakeful Stakes winners and run in the VRC Oaks as she...

Gobstopper beats Runaway to win Galleywood

Gobstopper, an elder brother of Australasian Oaks winner Toffee Tongue, has narrowly beaten favourite Runaway in the Galleywood Hurdle at Warrnambool.

Exciting filly sets tongues wagging at Cambridge Stud

It was an emotional day on Saturday for the team at Cambridge Stud. The prestigious thoroughbred nursery went through a tumultuous few months last year...

Wong gets instant return on well-placed investment

Race favourite Toffee Tongue had plenty of international supporters during the running of Saturday’s Group 1 Australasian Oaks (2000m), none more so than thoroughbred enthusiast...
Damien Thornton

Thornton’s first Group 1 win justifies SA trip

Victorian jockey Damien Thornton has joined the Group One jockeys' club with victory in the Australasian Oaks on Toffee Tongue.
Toffee Tongue

Toffee Tongue sweet in Australasian Oaks

The Chris Waller-trained Toffee Tongue has broken her maiden in the Group One Australasian Oaks in Adelaide.

Rain softened tracks no concern for Busuttin

Cranbourne trainers Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young have a number of runners entered for Saturday’s Sandown meeting in Melbourne and the Morphettville meeting in Adelaide,...
Beauty Bolt

Begg apprehensive ahead of Bolt’s Group 1 test

Grahame Begg has delayed sending Beauty Bolt to Adelaide as late as possible ahead of the Group One Australasian Oaks at Morphettville.

Underrated Zayydani ready for Oaks challenge

David Hayes is warning the tote is not an accurate reflection of Zayydani’s chances in the Group 1 Australasian Oaks (2000m) at Morphettville on Saturday....
Sierra Sue

Sierra Sue set for Oaks assignment

Connections of exciting filly Sierra Sue are hoping the New Zealand-bred three-year-old can continue her near perfect formline when she contests the Group 1 Australasian...
Phillip Stokes

Stokes chasing third Australasian Oaks

Trainer Phillip Stokes has won the Australasian Oaks twice with Marju Snip and Maybe Discreet and is looking for a third with Selica.
Zac Spain

Isolation has Spain keen for Group 1 rides

Melbourne jockey Zac Spain is nearing the end of an isolation stint ahead of his bid for Group One success at Morphettville.

Trainers rely on colleagues for big races

Interstate trainers are relying on the help of local handlers to stable and saddle their horses ahead of major Group One assignments.
Affair To Remember

Affair To Remember chases first Group 1 victory

Ballarat trainer Dan O'Sullivan says Affair To Remember has the right credentials to give him a Group One win in the Australasian Oaks.
Damien Thornton

Thornton chasing Group 1 glory in Adelaide

Damien Thornton will be chasing his first Group One wins when he rides Toffee Tongue in the Australasian Oaks and Lyre in the Robert Sangster...
Betcha Flying

Betcha Flying to chase Oaks in Adelaide

Betcha Flying will try to emulate Egg Tart after winning at Flemington on Anzac Day and then backing up in the Australasian Oaks at Morphettville.
John Allen

Melbourne riders driving to SA quarantine

John Allen, Ethan Brown, Dean Holland and Zac Spain are about to start two weeks quarantine ahead of riding in Group One races during the...
Beauty Bolt

Beauty Bolt has Adelaide lead-ups at home

Grahame Begg has his sights set on the Australasian Oaks in Adelaide with Beauty Bolt but the filly will have her lead-up races in Melbourne.

Spring build-up begins for Princess Jenni

David Brideoake is not in any rush with Group One winner Princess Jenni, preferring a slow build-up to her target of the Empire Rose Stakes...

David Brideoake to face Racing NSW charges

Trainer David Brideoake has been issued two charges by Racing NSW stewards, stemming from the late withdrawal of Princess Jenni from the Adrian Knox Stakes.

Harry Coffey wins G1 Australasian Oaks

Harry Coffey has won his first Group One race aboard Sopressa in the Australasian Oaks in Adelaide for long-time friend, trainer Darren Weir.

G1 Australasian Oaks mission for Savacool

Savacool will try to emulate stablemate Egg Tart when she heads to Adelaide for the Group One Australasian Oaks.