News About J.J. Atkins

The Phoenix winner Pardoe outside chance to run in J.J. Atkins

The Phoenix winner Pardoe outside chance to run in J.J. Atkins

Toowoomba trainer Tony Sears said that here was an outside chance that Pardoe could line up in the J.J. Atkins next week after leading all of the way to win the Listed $100,000 Bracken Ridge Tavern The Phoenix (1350m) at Doomben today. Sears isn’t keen himself to run Pardoe in the Group 1 $600,000 BMW…

Sires Produce run on the cards for Oxlade Stakes winner Pardoe

Sires Produce run on the cards for Oxlade Stakes winner Pardoe

A run in the Group 2 $250,000 Mitavite BRC Sires’ Produce (1400m) at Eagle Farm on May 27 could be in the pipeline for today’s Doomben winner Pardoe. The Tony Sears trainer Pardoe was able to make it a hat trick of wins when he handled the heavy conditions the best to come from behind…

Sacred Elixir impressive first up winner in Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Prelude

Sacred Elixir impressive first up winner in Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Prelude

Kiwi three year old Sacred Elixir stamped himself as one of the main contenders for the Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas when he scored a first up win in the Group 3 $175,000 Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Prelude (1400m) at Caulfield today. The Tony Pike trained Sacred Elixir ($9) was having his first run back since winning the…

1600m of Caulfield Guineas no problem for Astern

1600m of Caulfield Guineas no problem for Astern

Godolphin’s number one rider James McDonald is super confident that Astern will have no problem stepping up to the 1600m of the Group 1 $1m Caulfield Guineas at Caulfield on October 8. McDonald brought John O’Shea trained Astern from near the tail of the field to record a stunning win in the Group 1 $1m…

2016 Queensland Oaks to be run on Stradbroke Handicap Day

2016 Queensland Oaks to be run on Stradbroke Handicap Day

The 2016 Group 1 $500,000 Treasury Casino & Hotel Queensland Oaks (2400m) will be run next Saturday at Eagle Farm on Stradbroke Handicap Day after the reopening of the newly reconstructed Eagle Farm track was cancelled last Saturday because of the wild weather. Heavy rain on Friday and Saturday morning caused the cancellation of the…

Change of tactics sees Attention win The Schweppervescence

Change of tactics sees Attention win The Schweppervescence

A change of riding tactics saw Attention race on the pace before winning Group 3 $150,000 The Schweppervescence (1400m) at Rosehill today. From barrier twelve in the fourteen horse field, Blake Shinn pushed Attention ($20) forward to sit just behind the leader and favourite Crafty Cop ($4.60). Crafty Cop with Tommy Berry setting the pace…

Can Almalad Return To His Best In The Cox Plate?

Can Almalad Return To His Best In The Cox Plate?

The Cox Plate has always been the major 2014 Spring Racing Carnival goal for Almalad, but is the three-year-old good enough to take out the Australasian Weight-For-Age Championship at Moonee Valley tomorrow. Almalad won the Group 1 J.J. Atkins (1600m) as a two-year-old during the 2014 Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival, but he has performed inconsistently…

2014 Stutt Stakes Results: Almalad Returns To Winning Form

2014 Stutt Stakes Results: Almalad Returns To Winning Form

Talented gelding Almalad returned to winning form with a comfortable victory in the 2014 Stutt Stakes at Moonee Valley tonight. Almalad missed the placings in his two race starts in Sydney at the start of his 2014 Spring Racing Carnival campaign, but showed that he deserved to be among the leading candidates for both the Group…

Price Confident of Pressing Improvement in J.J. Atkins

Price Confident of Pressing Improvement in J.J. Atkins

While unable to figure when ninth in the Group 2 BRC Sires Produce Stakes (1350m) last time out, trainer Mick Price remains confident of success for exciting two-year-old Pressing in this weekend’s Group 1 J.J. Atkins (1600m) at Eagle Farm. Having confirmed the Sebring colt will wear blinkers for the first time competitively in the…

Price Pressing Claims on J.J. Atkins

Price Pressing Claims on J.J. Atkins

Trainer Mick Price is confident of a far-greater performance from exciting two-year-old Pressing in this weekend’s Group 1 J.J. Atkins (1600m) after fitting the colt for blinkers last weekend. Unable to handle the late pace when ninth in the Group 2 BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes (1350m) in his first appearance north of the border last…