News About 2012 July Cup

Ortensia Runs Fourth to Mayson – 2012 July Cup Results

Ortensia Runs Fourth to Mayson – 2012 July Cup Results

Paul Messara’s top Aussie mare Ortensia failed in her second English assignment over the weekend running fourth to upset all-the-way winner Mayson in the July Cup 2012 at Newmarket Racecourse.

Ortensia will stay on in England for the Nunthorpe Stakes after her July Cup fourth

Winner of the Group 1 Al Quoz Sprint in Dubai back in March ...

July Cup 2012 Field & Barriers – Ortensia Draws 8

July Cup 2012 Field & Barriers – Ortensia Draws 8

Paul Messara’s Al Quoz Sprint winner Ortensia has drawn ideally just worse than mid-field with barrier eight as she looks to bounce back from her failed last start in this weekend’s 2012 July Cup at England’s Newmarket Racecourse – the Piper Heidsieck July Festival’s pinnacle event.

Ortensia has drawn well with barrier eight for the 2012 July Cup ...

2012 July Cup Rain or Shine for Ortensia

2012 July Cup Rain or Shine for Ortensia

While the connections of a number of the top chances in this weekend’s prestigious July Cup 2012 at England’s Newmarket Racecourse are sweating on the rain to clear, Aussie horseman Paul Messara is committed to running Ortensia in the sprint regardless of the weather.

Ortensia is looking to return to form with an upset win in the 2012 July Cup ...

July Cup 2012 Next for Ortensia

July Cup 2012 Next for Ortensia

Paul Messara-trained mare Ortensia will be given the chance to avenge her disappointing ninth-place finish in the King’s Stand Stakes in next month’s 2012 July Cup.

Ortensia can avenge her King's Stand ninth in the July Cup at Newmarket

Despite an excellent preparation, the Testa Rossa six-year-old was unable to produce her usual form as she laboured mid-field ...

Black Caviar Nominated for July Cup 2012

Black Caviar Nominated for July Cup 2012

Champion mare Black Caviar has been nominated for the 2012 July Cup at Newmarket which could feature as the second race on her overseas campaign, with the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot on June 23 the initial target.

The world’s best sprinter is primed for her final Australian hit-out in the Group 1 2012 Goodwood at Morphetville this weekend ...

Black Caviar Vs. Frankel Clash Appears Unlikely

Black Caviar Vs. Frankel Clash Appears Unlikely

A long awaited clash between Frankel and Black Caviaris unlikely to happen when she travels to England later in the year.

Black Caviar is not expected to meet Frankel when she heads to England this year.

Black Caviar is currently being aimed at the Golden Jubilee Stakes on June 23, 2012, before taking on the July Cup at Newmarket ...

Black Caviar Amongst Futurity Stakes 2012 Nominations & Weights

Black Caviar Amongst Futurity Stakes 2012 Nominations & Weights

Black Caviar is amongst the nominations and weights for the Group 1 Futurity Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday February 25, 2012.

The five-year-old is one of 17 horses nominated for the race, which is worth $500,000 in prize money.

Black Caviar is still a possible runner in the 2012 Futurity Stakes this weekend.

Black Caviar is an uncertain starter ...