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Messara Wants Dry Track for Ortensia – King’s Stand Stakes 2012

Messara Wants Dry Track for Ortensia – King’s Stand Stakes 2012

Ortensia trainer Paul Messara is desperately hoping for sunshine ahead of Tuesday’s 2012 King’s Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot.

Paul Messara wants a dry track for Ortensia in the King's Stand Stakes

The successful mare has an explosive turn of foot and Messara is worried that may be nullified if Royal Ascot delivers a slow or heavy track for the ...

Ortensia Ready for Al Quoz Sprint – 2012 Dubai World Cup Night

Ortensia Ready for Al Quoz Sprint – 2012 Dubai World Cup Night

The now Paul Messara-trained Ortensia is gearing up for her maiden overseas appearance this Sunday morning in the 2012 Al Quoz Sprint on Dubai World Cup Night, the world’s richest race meeting.

2Dual Winterbottom Stakes winner Ortensia makes her international debut in the 2012 Al Quoz Sprint in Dubai this weekend

Formerly prepared by Tony Noonan who guided ...

Alverta Hoping For Form Reversal in Stradbroke

Alverta Hoping For Form Reversal in Stradbroke

Alverta will hope for a return to form in the Stradbroke Handicap

Trainer Paul Messara is hoping his Group One winning mare Alverta can rediscover her best from ahead of Saturday’s Group One Stradbroke Handicap at Eagle Farm.

Alverta has raced in weight for age Group One company at six of her previous seven starts. Her weight on Saturday (53kg) ...

Mahisara Not Even Money but More Than Ready Says Messara

Mahisara Not Even Money but More Than Ready Says Messara

Scone-based trainer Paul Messara said his unbeaten More Than Ready colt Mahisara was not “an even money” chance for tomorrow’s BRC Sires Produce Stakes but still had a strong shot at maintaining their flawless race record.

Mahisara is one of 12 two-year-olds that will take their place in the $250,000 Group 2 BRC Sires Stakes (1400m) at Eagle Farm’s Queensland ...

Colless to Mount the Fort with Browne Out

Colless to Mount the Fort with Browne Out

Local Queensland hoop Glen Colless has been booked to ride smart young colt Chateau Fort in the Grand Prix Stakes at Doomben this weekend with the three-year-olds’ regular rider Damian Browne on suspension.

Browne looks to face a tough test if he wants to play any part in the remainder of the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival.

Due to start ...

Snowden Free Wheeling to Juvenile Whitewash

Snowden Free Wheeling to Juvenile Whitewash

Leading two-year-olds’ trainer of the season, Peter Snowden further improved his claims at securing a whitewash in the juvenile features after his Ad Valorem colt Free Wheeling ran the ideal TJ Smith trial with a win at Doomben on the weekend.

Peter Snowden has two live-wire chances in next month's Group 1 TJ Smith

Snowden and the Darley Racing operation ...

Kanzan Can In The Glenlogan Park Stakes

Kanzan Can In The Glenlogan Park Stakes

There was a mountain of money for Alverta in the lead up to the Glenlogan Park Stakes but in the end Darley once again reigned supreme with Kanzan getting to the line first.

There was a lot more early speed in the race then expected with a good jump from the barriers which saw Lady’s Angel take up the running ...

Black Caviar adds 12th Jewel to her Crown with TJ Smith Stakes Win

Black Caviar adds 12th Jewel to her Crown with TJ Smith Stakes Win

Black Caviar on the way to her 12th straight win

She gave them the smallest of frights at the top of the straight today, but seconds later the Royal Randwick crowd let out a collective sigh of relief as they realised that Black Caviar had the $1 million Group 1 TJ Smith Stakes (1200m) in the bag.

Peter Moody’s inexpressibly ...

Black Cavair to Win TJ Smith Stakes by Record Margin

Black Cavair to Win TJ Smith Stakes by Record Margin

Officially crowned the best racehorse in the world, Peter Moody’s superstar mare Black Caviar is not only being heavily backed to take out tomorrow’s $1 million Group TJ Smith Stakes (1200m) but to post her 12th consecutive victory by at least an emphatic four length margin.

Black Caviar is tipped to win the TJ Smith Stakes by at least ...

2011 TJ Smith Stakes Form Guide & Betting Analysis

2011 TJ Smith Stakes Form Guide & Betting Analysis

While the official feature race on the Randwick programme this Saturday is the 150th AJC Australian Derby, every horse racing fan in the country will also be awaiting Black Caviar’s run in the $1 million Group 1 TJ Smith Stakes (1200m) and below is a detailed form analysis on the sprint showdown.

Black Caviar is the deserved odds-on favourite ...