ATC Oaks 2018 Option for Aloisia

January 23, 2018

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

ATC Oaks 2018 Option for Aloisia

Beaten VRC Oaks favourite Aloisia could be given another chance to win over an extended distance with trainer Aaron Purcell keeping the 2018 ATC Oaks on the agenda for her this autumn.

Aloisia

Aloisia will take on the boys first-up in Melbourne’s Australian Guineas 2018 before a possible ATC Oaks bid in Sydney. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The daughter of Azamour has won three of her eight career starts, most famously taking out the Group 1 $500,000 Thousand Guineas (1600m) second-up in the spring.

Runner-up in the Group 1 $600,000 J.J. Atkins (1600m) in Brisbane as a two-year-old, Aloisia backed-up from her Thousand Guineas success saluting at The Valley on Cox Plate Day in the Group 1 Moonee Valley Vase (2040m).

After defeating the colts and geldings there by three and a half-lengths, Purcell gave Aloisia a shot at a second elite level at Flemington on November 9 in the Group 1 $1 million VRC Oaks (2500m).

She jumped the punters’ pick in the Melbourne Cup Carnival classic, but could only manage to run a midfield sixth to Pinot.

Purcell was pleased with a Tuesday morning hit-out at Caulfield by Aloisia, who is down to resume in the Group 3 $150,000 The Vanity (1400m) at Flemington Racecourse on February 17.

“I thought she was quite good this morning, she settled well and was really strong through the line,” the in-form horseman told Racing Victoria on Tuesday.

From there Aloisia will look to emulate Shamrocker (4th in 2011) and Mosheen (2nd in 2011) as fillies backing-up out of The Vanity to beat the boys in the Australian Guineas.

This season’s Group 1 $1 million Australian Guineas (1600m) is scheduled for March 3 and is also the confirmed early autumn aim for the fellow Purcell-trained Villermont.

Following the mile run, Aloisia will head up to Sydney and stepped-up in distance for the Group 1 $500,000 Vinery Stud Stakes (2000m) at Rosehill Gardens on March 31.

Her performance there will then determine whether Purcell presses onto ‘The Championships’ and the Group 1 $1 million Australian Oaks (2400m) at Royal Randwick on April 14.

“She goes to The Vanity then second-up into the Australian Guineas and maybe to Sydney after that,” Purcell said.

“She’ll be nominated for the Oaks in Sydney and she’ll probably run in the Vinery a couple of weeks earlier and then we’ll work out whether we got to the Oaks.”

All-in Vinery Stud Stakes betting at bookmakers down under list Aloisia as the firm favourite ahead of her last start conqueror, the Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained VRC Oaks winning daughter of Pierro Pinot.

The last Vinery Stud Stakes graduate to back-up next race and win the ATC Oaks was Rising Romance (4th in 2014).

As for futures ATC Oaks betting, Aloisia and Pinot are again the pre-nomination favourites.

To get behind Aloisia this autumn and access the season’s top autumn Group 1 racing markets visit Ladbrokes.com.au.

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

Written By Is The 2018 Ladbrok...

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...

Capacity 2018 Perth Cup Field ...

Capacity 2018 Perth Cup Field Released

Ascot Racecourse in W.A. hosts one of the summer’s highlight races on New...

2018 The Everest Next Sydney R...

2018 The Everest Next Sydney Race for Viddora

Ace young South Australian trainer Lloyd Kennewell has confirmed his Group 1...

Vega Magic Injured But Still S...

Vega Magic Injured But Still Scaling The Everest 2018

A freak accident in the paddock last month has ruled the Lindsay Park-trained...

Horse Racing Today

2018 Hobartville Stakes Race D...

Trapeze Artist heads up 2018 E...

Trapeze Artist heads up 2018 Expressway Stakes nominations

Golden Rose winner Trapeze Artist is among the nominations for the Group 2...

Thronum to chase G1 glory afte...

Thronum to chase G1 glory after 2018 Australia Stakes win

Lindsay Park co-trainer Tom Dabernig will now step Thronum up to Group 1...

Pierata heads up final field f...

Pierata heads up final field for 2018 Magic Millions 3yo Guineas

The in-form Greg Hickman trained Pierata heads up a final field of sixteen...

Full field of 16 plus 5 emerge...

Full field of 16 plus 5 emergencies for 2018 Magic Millions 2yo Classic

The David Atkins trained Jonker will carry the number one saddlecloth in the...

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