News About 2013 TJ Smith

2013 JJ Atkins Nominations

2013 JJ Atkins Nominations

Eighty four horses have been nominated for the premier two-year-old event of the Brisbane Winter Carnival, the 2013 JJ Atkins which will be held at Eagle Farm on June 8. Offering $500,000 in prizemoney, the JJ Atkins was previously known as the TJ Smith and is the only Group 1 juvenile event held in Brisbane….

2013 TJ Smith More Likely Than Dubai for Ortensia

2013 TJ Smith More Likely Than Dubai for Ortensia

The Group 1 2013 TJ Smith is shaping up as a more likely autumn option for Ortensia than a return to Dubai for a title defence in the Group 1 2013 Al Quoz Sprint. Trainer Paul Messara will delay making a decision on the seven-year-old’s program until after Saturday’s first-up test in the Group 1 2013…

2013 TJ Smith on Radar for Epaulette

2013 TJ Smith on Radar for Epaulette

Golden Rose winner Epaulette will miss the majority of the autumn but will still make a play at some top tier events in the Group 1 2013 TJ Smith (1200m) and the Group 1 2013 All Aged Stakes (1400m). Darley’s number one three-year-old suffered a setback early in his campaign which has delayed his return…

No 2013 Newmarket Handicap for Hay List

No 2013 Newmarket Handicap for Hay List

It would have been a fairy tale if Hay List could have returned from injury to win the 2013 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) but trainer John McNair has ruled out any chance of that happening. The classy sprinter was nominated to defend his title in Australia’s most prestigious sprint but a hefty 59.5 kilograms will prevent…

Woorim to Defend Title in 2013 Oakleigh Plate

Woorim to Defend Title in 2013 Oakleigh Plate

Queensland sprinter Woorim will be given the opportunity to defend his title in the Group 1 2013 Oakleigh Plate which will take place at Caulfield in late February. The Show A Heart gelding delivered trainer Robert Heathcote his breakthrough Group 1 win when producing a stunning finish to come from the back of the field…

2013 Sydney Autumn Carnival Group 1s Possibility for Nechita

2013 Sydney Autumn Carnival Group 1s Possibility for Nechita

Patinack’s boom filly Nechita is making a promising recovery from knee surgery and could still play a part in the 2013 Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival. The exciting three-year-old required an operation following her blistering Group 1 win in the Coolmore Stud Stakes in November which trainer John Thompson attributed to a hard Flemington surface. But…