News About 2012 Royal Ascot

Waller Will Prepare Adelaide for 2015 Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Waller Will Prepare Adelaide for 2015 Queen Elizabeth Stakes

It was announced in November that Irish globetrotter Adelaide would remain in Australia for the autumn in the care of top Sydney trainer Chris Waller after winning the Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m) in the spring. The superstar import will be in Waller’s stables in the upcoming two weeks before being prepared for the $4…

Black Caviar Flies in Final Trial – Diamond Jubilee Stakes 2012

Black Caviar Flies in Final Trial – Diamond Jubilee Stakes 2012

Black Caviar has completed her final piece of work ahead of her international acid test in Sunday morning’s 2012 Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot, trainer Peter Moody and jockey Luke Nolen both thrilled with the soaring time the mighty mare ran. Recording her fastest gallop since arriving in the UK, brilliant Bel Esprit five-year-old…

King’s Stand Stakes Results 2012 – Ortensia Runs 9th

King’s Stand Stakes Results 2012 – Ortensia Runs 9th

Australia’s first hope of securing Group 1 success at this year’s Royal Ascot Carnival in England failed overnight with Paul Messara’s Al Quoz Sprint winner Ortensia finishing midfield behind upset winner Little Bridge. Ortensia started favourite in the £350,000 Group 1 King’s Stand Stakes (1000m), the fourth leg of the Global Sprint Challenge, but failed…

2012 King’s Stand Stakes Odds & Betting Led by Ortensia

2012 King’s Stand Stakes Odds & Betting Led by Ortensia

Aussie mare Ortensia continues to sit at the top of the markets for the King’s Stand Stakes 2012, the classic sprint showdown to run at Royal Ascot at five past midnight Eastern Standard Time (EST) tomorrow morning. It is going to be a late night for the Australian racing fans that stay up to watch…

Ortensia Will Run in 2012 King’s Stand Stakes

Ortensia Will Run in 2012 King’s Stand Stakes

Scone-based trainer Paul Messara has confirmed that top class mare Ortensia will definitely be lining up in the King’s Stand Stakes 2012 at Royal Ascot despite the track being downgraded to soft overnight. Testa Rossa six-year-old Ortensia, dual winner of the Winterbottom Stakes at Australia’s Ascot Racecourse in Perth, will take her first look at…

Nolen’s Royal Ascot Entrée – King’s Stand Stakes 2012

Nolen’s Royal Ascot Entrée – King’s Stand Stakes 2012

Ace Aussie hoop Luke Nolen will prepare for his historical ride aboard superstar Black Caviar in Saturday’s Diamond Jubilee Stakes with a ride on the Royal Ascot Carnival’s opening meet tomorrow in the 2012 King’s Stand Stakes. Nolen, aboard Peter Moody’s undefeated queen Black Caviar for 18 of her 21 career starts and wins to…

2012 King’s Stand Stakes Field & Barriers – Ortensia Draws 5

2012 King’s Stand Stakes Field & Barriers – Ortensia Draws 5

Connections of top class Australian mare Ortensia were praying for a mid-field gate and came up with barrier five in the huge 23-horse field for the King’s Stand Stakes 2012 at England’s Royal Ascot on Tuesday, June 19. The official barrier draw for the £300,000 Group 1 King’s Stand Stakes (1000m) was conducted overnight Australian…

Diamond Jubilee Stakes Odds Favour Black Caviar – Royal Ascot 2012

Diamond Jubilee Stakes Odds Favour Black Caviar – Royal Ascot 2012

Australia’s superstar mare Black Caviar has opened the odds-on favourite to take out her international debut in the 2012 Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot Saturday week, July 23. Aussie bookies and punters are getting behind the queen of the turf to salute in her remarkable 22nd straight career win when Peter Moody’s Bel Esprit…

Ortensia Ready for King’s Stand Stakes 2012

Ortensia Ready for King’s Stand Stakes 2012

While race fans all over the globe are gearing up for Black Caviar next race in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes on June 23, another Aussie mare Ortensia will get the green and gold spirit going at Royal Ascot a few days earlier racing in the King’s Stand Stakes 2012 on the 19th. The Paul Messara-trained…

Black Caviar Set for Diamond Jubilee Stakes 2012

Black Caviar Set for Diamond Jubilee Stakes 2012

Peter Moody’s stable darling Black Caviar is on track for her international debut having landed in England ahead of Saturday week’s 2012 Diamond Jubilee Stakes. Arriving over the weekend the undefeated sprint queen lost just 10 kilograms in the 30 hour haul from Melbourne to Newmarket, a trip that would see most horses loose on…