News About 2014 Australian Oaks

2014 Australian Oaks Results: Rising Romance Holds On To Win

2014 Australian Oaks Results: Rising Romance Holds On To Win

Rising Romance received a stellar ride from James McDonald to record a tough win in the 2014 Australian Oaks at Royal Randwick this afternoon. Rising Romance was positioned just off the speed by McDonald, while odds-on favourite Lucia Valentina settled at the tail of the field, and she kicked well clear from the rest of the…

Australian Oaks 2014 Form Guide & Betting Preview

Australian Oaks 2014 Form Guide & Betting Preview

A talented line-up of 15 staying fillies are engaged to face off in this Saturday’s 2014 Australian Oaks field running as one of four Group 1 features on Royal Randwick’s Sydney Cup Day program. Due to jump at 3:05pm (AEST) as Race 6, this year’s $1 million Group 1 Seven News Australian Oaks (2400m) is…

Zanbagh Works Well Ahead of 2014 Australian Oaks

Zanbagh Works Well Ahead of 2014 Australian Oaks

Jockey Blake Shinn is confident 2014 Australian Oaks (2400m) leading chance Zanbagh will return to winning form in this weekend’s Group 1 on day 2 of The Championships at Royal Randwick after working well this week. Unable to completely handle the heavy going and fifth in the Group 1 Vinery Stud Stakes (2000m) last time…

Miss Mossman Ready To Overturn Poor Australian Debut in Oaks

Miss Mossman Ready To Overturn Poor Australian Debut in Oaks

New Zealand raider Miss Mossman has been confirmed to line up for this weekend’s Group 1 Australian Oaks (2400m) after reportedly overcoming a mild respiratory issue that hampered her maiden Australian appearance when last in the Group 1 Vinery Stud Stakes (2000m) on April 5th. Performing well in a fast-paced piece of work alongside talented…

Lucia Valentina Heads 2014 Australian Oaks Field

Lucia Valentina Heads 2014 Australian Oaks Field

Kris Lees’ last start Vinery Stud Stakes winner Lucia Valentina is the headline acceptor for Saturday’s Australian Oaks 2014 field where the smart filly will shoot for back-to-back Sydney Group 1 wins. Savabeel three-year-old Lucia Valentina is one of 15 fillies accepted to face off in this year’s $1 million Group 1 Seven News Australian…

Walter Underlines Two for 2014 Australian Oaks

Walter Underlines Two for 2014 Australian Oaks

Trainer Guy Walter is confident of walking away from Royal Randwick on day 2 of The Championships with the major 2014 Group 1 Australian Oaks (2400m) title to his name, having outlined leading chances Zanbagh and Missvonn as close to certain starters. Having produced a strong turn of foot to finish an unlucky second behind…

Rising Romance Primed for 2014 Australian Oaks

Rising Romance Primed for 2014 Australian Oaks

New Zealand-based trainer Donna Logan could not be happier with the form shown by talented stayer Rising Romance since producing a strong turn of foot to overcome poor position and finish fourth in the Group 1 Vinery Stud Stakes (200m) on April 5th. Having performed well on damp tracks in her native New Zealand, Logan…

Solicit Likely Queen Of The Turf Starter

Solicit Likely Queen Of The Turf Starter

Having included her name in nominations for three of this weekend’s four major Group 1 races on day 2 of The Championships at Royal Randwick, owner David Moodie has hinted at an appearance in the 2014 Queen Of The Turf Stakes (1600m) for talented filly Solicit on Saturday. Initially confirmed for a tilt at the…

2014 Adrian Knox Stakes Nominations Feature Oaks Hopes

2014 Adrian Knox Stakes Nominations Feature Oaks Hopes

This Saturday a race that has produced three of the past 10 Australian Oaks winners will take place at Royal Randwick, a field of three-year-old fillies coming head to head in the Adrian Knox Stakes 2014. Nominations for the Doncaster Mile Day showdown are now out with a bumper 28 fillies entered for this year’s…

2014 Vinery Stud Stakes Results – Lucia Valentina New Australian Oaks Favourite After Strong Win

2014 Vinery Stud Stakes Results – Lucia Valentina New Australian Oaks Favourite After Strong Win

Lucia Valentina is set to start the 2014 Australian Oaks as favourite after recording an impressive win in the 2014 Vinery Stud Stakes at Rosehill Gardens this afternoon. Jockey Hugh Bowman settled Lucia Valentina at the tail of the field, after she missed the jump, while Solicit took up the running in the early stages of…