Tag: 'Damien Oliver'

Punt Drunk: All hail Dubai Moon

The team at Punt Drunk are back for another week, and we take a look at one of the most obscure stories in recent times,...

HorseBetting’s Top 10 horse racing moments of 2023

As another year draws to a close, the team at Horsebetting.com.au has compiled their top 10 horse racing moments for the calendar year of 2023.

Damien Oliver ends career in style with Gold Rush success

Damien Oliver capped off his illustrious career with a remarkable triple triumph, notching three wins in his final three rides at Ascot.

Ayrton headlines stacked Gold Rush field

The Gold Rush will headline the final day of The Pinnacles carnival at Ascot this Saturday afternoon, with a full field expected to clash over...
Zaaki to race in Queensland

Zaaki to face 15 rivals in Northerly Stakes

The Group 1 Northerly Stakes will be run on Saturday afternoon at Ascot Racecourse, with 16 runners set to battle over 1800m in the $1.5...
Tyler Schiller gets off - Punt Drunk

Punt Drunk: How did Tyler Schiller not get suspended?

Punt Drunk is back for another week as we delve into the Tyler Schiller non-suspension, whilst looking at Damien Oliver's final ride at Caulfield on...

Can Damien Oliver sign off with How Now Stakes victory?

The Group 3 How Now Stakes (1200m) has attracted a strong field of 11 mares vying for the $200,000 on offer at Caulfield on Saturday...
Alenquer given green light to race Melbourne Cup - Olly's farewell set in stone

Damien Oliver set to get Melbourne Cup fairytale

Damien Oliver will ride Alenquer in the 2023 Melbourne Cup, after the six-year-old passed a vets inspection early this morning. It had been feared, Oliver,...

Which jockey in the 2023 Melbourne Cup has the best record?

The Melbourne Cup is a race that can etch a jockey into history and undoubtedly there are several hoops whose exploits stand head a shoulders...
Alenquer could be scratch from the 2023 Melbourne Cup

Oliver faces anxious wait ahead of final Melbourne Cup

Damien Oliver will not learn whether he will ride in what is his final Melbourne Cup, with stewards set to announce whether Alenquer is fit...

Which jockey has won the most Melbourne Cups?

Horsebetting.com takes you a little deeper into the 2023 Melbourne Cup race, including the top jockeys and how many Melbourne Cups they have won.

Who won the 2002 Melbourne Cup?

There is no doubt this year has been a year like few others, and you’d be forgiven for forgetting anything else that had gone before...

Mr Charismatic provides Valley redemption

Less than a week after Mr Brightside’s gallant effort when beaten in the Cox Plate at The Valley, connections were back to watch another son...

Queen Of The Ball victorious in Begonia Belle Stakes

Michael Freedman and Damien Oliver have combined with Queen Of The Ball to take out the Group 3 Belgonia Bell Stakes on Derby Day at...

Kalapour earns final golden ticket into 2023 Melbourne Cup

Kris Lees and Damien Oliver have combined with Kalapour to take out the Group 3 Archer Stakes on Derby Day at Flemington.

The Damien Oliver attracts capacity field

The inaugural running of Group 2 The Damien Oliver (1400m) has attracted a capacity field of 16 runners for the race worth $500,000 at Flemington.

Alligator Blood claims Group 1 Underwood Stakes

Damien Oliver has kicked-off his farewell tour with a bang, taking out the Group 1 Underwood Stakes (1800m) aboard Alligator Blood ($3.40).

Damien Oliver announces retirement

Legendary jockey Damien Oliver has announced that the upcoming 2023 Melbourne Spring Carnival will be his last, as he is set to retire from race...
Alenquer given green light to race Melbourne Cup - Olly's farewell set in stone

WA Racing announce the Damien Oliver Award

Australian horse racing royalty, Damien Oliver was honoured at Racing Western Australia's awards night, with the announcement of the Damien Oliver Award.

Sunsource secures VRC Derby berth

Having taken out Saturday's Byerley Handicap (1800m) at Flemington on Saturday, Sunsource has clinched a golden ticket into the 2023 VRC Derby (2500m).

Former Kiwis score at Sandown

Elsie May broke through for her first victory for trainers Ciaron Maher and David Eustace at Sandown on Wednesday under a determined Luke Campbell ride.

Amokura runs away with Group 1 Queensland Oaks

Amokura announced herself in a new class going from a maiden to Group One winner in three starts taking out the Queensland Oaks at Eagle...

Ballarat win sets Bitcoin on Derby path

Kiwi three-year-old Bitcoin made a good impression at his Australian debut when winning at Ballarat on Wednesday for new trainer Lindsey Smith.

Sydney raider Wollombi takes out The Vanity

Champion jockey Damien Oliver managed to take out his third edition of The Vanity when claiming the 2023 edition aboard the Peter and Paul Snowden-trained...
Kissinger winning the 2022 Pakenham Cup

Kissinger reigns supreme in Pakenham Cup

Aided by a peach of a steer from Damien Oliver, the Lindsey Smith-trained Kissinger has taken out the 2022 Pakenham Cup in comprehensive fashion.