News About 2013 Ortensia Stakes

Lees Shoots for Ortensia Stakes 2013 Trifecta

Lees Shoots for Ortensia Stakes 2013 Trifecta

In-form Broadmeadow trainer Kris Lees may be eyeing his third consecutive quinella at a major weekend meet at Brisbane on Saturday but he will also have one eye on Scone where he will vie for the 2013 Ortensia Stakes trifecta with three stablemates running in the classic. Following his success Queensland Oaks hopes Express Power…

Ortensia Heads Betting in Her Own Scone Carnival Race

Ortensia Heads Betting in Her Own Scone Carnival Race

Globetrotting mare Ortensia has opened equal favourite to win the race named in her honour during the Scone Cup Carnival this weekend, the now locally trained star out to win the 2013 Ortensia Stakes which could be her swansong assignment before retirement. The last of five stakes races on the Scone program on Saturday, the…

Scone Then Brisbane for Ortensia’s Swansong Campaign

Scone Then Brisbane for Ortensia’s Swansong Campaign

Strong indications from Scone trainer Paul Messara suggest his globetrotting mare Ortensia will not race on after the winter with a Listed race at home named in her honor on the cards ahead of a possible 2013 Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival campaign to see out her career on the turf. A 13-time winner including dual…