News About Haydock Sprint Cup

Ortensia Receives Boost Ahead of 2012 Sprint Cup

Ortensia Receives Boost Ahead of 2012 Sprint Cup

Australian sprinter Ortensia’s attempt to win another British Group 1 title received a boost this morning as trainer Paul Messara confirmed William Buick would be available to ride her in the 2012 Sprint Cup at Haydock. Buick rode the seven-year-old in both the Group 2 King George Stakes and Group 1 Nunthorpe Stakes wins last…

Ortensia On Track for Third Straight in 2012 Sprint Cup

Ortensia On Track for Third Straight in 2012 Sprint Cup

Australian mare Ortensia will be gunning for a third consecutive victory in the UK when she contests the Group 1 2012 Sprint Cup (1200m) at Haydock on Saturday week. After two failed starts in the UK, where the daughter of Testa Rossa had genuine excuses, she has hit a purple patch of form to take…

Ortensia Runs Fourth to Mayson – 2012 July Cup Results

Ortensia Runs Fourth to Mayson – 2012 July Cup Results

Paul Messara‚Äôs top Aussie mare Ortensia failed in her second English assignment over the weekend running fourth to upset all-the-way winner Mayson in the July Cup 2012 at Newmarket Racecourse. Winner of the Group 1 Al Quoz Sprint in Dubai back in March Ortensia debuted in England on June 19 running a disappointing ninth to…