La Tikka Rosa Eyeing Ascot Handicap Success

July 3, 2014

deposit $100
to get

$250*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $50
bet with

$200*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $25
to get

$75*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $250
to get

$250*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

New customers only. Exc NSW, SA, WA & VIC. Turnover requirements apply. Promotional T&Cs apply & available on website. Is gambling a problem for you? Call Gambling Help on 1800 858 858 or visit www.gamblinghelponline.org.au '

La Tikka Rosa Eyeing Ascot Handicap Success

While charged with finding a new rider after last-start jockey Jim Byrne elected to take the ride on rival horse Theft earlier this week, trainer Matt Dunn has revealed he is confident in the chances of exciting mare La Tikka Rosa in this weekend’s Listed Ascot Handicap (1200m) at Brisbane’s Eagle Farm Racecourse.

Trainer Matt Dunn is confident of La Tikka Rosa's chances in the 2014 Ascot Handicap

Trainer Matt Dunn is confident of La Tikka Rosa's chances in the 2014 Ascot Handicap. Photo: Daniel Costello

Steadily building to the task over five competitive starts this preparation, La Tikka Rosa strolled home to win the Ipswich Dash (1100m) last time out on June 14th, with Dunn expecting the impressive result to be enough for Byrne to retain the ride for this weekend’s black type.

Allocated barrier 6 in a field of 13 for the 2014 Ascot Handicap, Dunn is confident all signs point towards another impressive performance from the Freeze mare on Saturday, who will see jockey Glen Colless return to the saddle.

“We rode her for pace two runs back and she didn’t respond. We went back to riding her cold with one last sprint at Ipswich and she swamped them,” Dunn told AAP.

“I have always had an opinion of La Tikka Rosa and I was a bit surprised when Jim (Byrne) jumped off to ride Theft.

“It isn’t the strongest Listed race ever run at Eagle Farm and it will obviously add to her value as a broodmare if she can pick up black type.

“There looks to be some pace drawn outside her and they should put the speed on.”

Securing an impressive record of five race wins and three minor places from just 18 competitive starts, La Tikka Rosa finishing third amongst classy competition in the Sky Racing World BM90 (1000m) first-up on April 5th before running on from the rear of the field to finish fourth in the Winning Edge Handicap (1000m) just two weeks later.

Unable to overcome poor running position in the Listed Juanmo Stakes (1200m) on May 17th, the mare out of La Mamma Rosa was unlucky to be blocked for a run in the final straight of the Listed Bright Shadow Quality (1200m) in her only other start prior to her Ipswich Dash triumph.

Carrying winning form into the Ascot Handicap, La Tikka Rosa is currently offered at generous odds of $10 for success.

Ladbrokes.com.au is currently offering the best odds on all races at Eagle Farm this weekend, including the Listed Ascot Handicap!

Sign up and deposit at Ladbrokes.com.au today to claim a bonus bet of up to $250!

Racing fields and data are copyright 2011-2018 © Racing Australia Pty Ltd (RA) (and other parties working with it).
Racing materials, including fields, form and results, is subject to copyright which is owned by RA and other parties working with it. Full copyright notice.

Spring Racing

2018 TJ Smith Stakes Grand Fin...

Daysee Doom Heads 2018 Emancip...

Daysee Doom Heads 2018 Emancipation Stakes Field & Betting

Ron Quinton’s flying five-year-old Daysee Doom is tipped as the mare to beat...

Winx To Climb The Everest 2018...

Winx To Climb The Everest 2018?

Winx next race? It’s the question always on the horizon after she leaves her...

Written By Is The 2018 Ladbrok...

Written By Is The 2018 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Winner

The well-supported, clear Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes 2018 favourite Written...

The Everest 2018 Ultimate Goal...

The Everest 2018 Ultimate Goal for Magic Millions Sprint Winner Viddora

Young South Australian horseman Lloyd Kennewell has named Sydney’s 2018 The...

Horse Racing Today

Victorian filly So Far Sokool ...

Gai’s 2 head the list of...

Gai’s 2 head the list of nominations for the 2018 Japan Racing Association Plate

The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott trained Ecuador and Arbeitsam head up the...

Single Gaze looking to the fut...

Single Gaze looking to the future as a brood mare, out of 2018 Sydney Cup

Group 1 winning mare Single Gaze will begin preparations for the upcoming...

Savvy Coup looking for another...

Savvy Coup looking for another Kiwi win in 2018 Australian Oaks

Savvy Coup will be trying to keep the Kiwi fillies strong winning record...

Oliver back aboard Almandin in...

Oliver back aboard Almandin in 2018 Sydney Cup

Damien Oliver has found himself back on Melbourne Cup winner Almandin who is...

Race Results

Viewed Victorious in Caulfield Cup

Race 1 Result – $101 500 AGL Renewable Energy Stakes – She’s Got Gears Wins

Race 2 – $101,500 Schiavello Plate – Avienus Wins

Race 3 – $101 500 Lavazza A Modo Mio – Linton Street Wins

Race 4 Results – $151,500 Listed Herald Sun Stakes – Strawberry Field Wins

Race Previews

2009 Caulfield Cup Barrier Draw Announced

Who Are the Top Contenders for Tomorrow’s Caulfield Cup?

Victoria Derby in sight for Onemorenomore

2009 Melbourne Cup Field

Eclipse Stakes Final Field & Preview

Fields & Form

Can Kelinni Win Sydney Cup 2013 for the Punters?

Moroney Gets into Queensland Derby 2013 Rhythm

Buffering Draws 7 – 2013 BTC Cup Final Field and Barrier Draw

SA Fillies Classic 2013 Field Released

13 two-year-olds in 2013 Champagne Classic Field