News About J.J. Atkins

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 Group 1 $600,000 BMW J.J. ...

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.

James McDonald and Astern, above, combine to win the Golden Rose at Rosehill. Photo Steve Hart.

McDonald brought John O’Shea trained Astern from near the tail of the ...

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.

Kebede, yellow cap, is one of the main chances for Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm. Daniel Costello....

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.

Attention scores a tough win in The Schweppervescence at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

From barrier twelve in the fourteen horse field, Blake Shinn pushed Attention ($20) forward to sit just behind the leader and favourite Crafty Cop...

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 is one of two Gai Waterhouse-trained horses in the 2014 Cox Plate field. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Almalad won the Group 1 J.J. Atkins...

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 will head to the Caulfield Guineas and Cox Plate after taking out the Stutt Stakes. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Almalad missed the placings in his two race starts in Sydney at the start of his 2014 Spring Racing ...

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.

Trainer Mick Price is confident all signs point towards an impressive performance from Pressing in the 2014 J.J. Atkins. ...

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.

Trainer Mick Price is confident in a polished Pressing for the 2014 J.J. Atkins. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Unable to handle the late pace when ninth in the Group 2 ...

Price Pressing on to J.J. Atkins

Price Pressing on to J.J. Atkins

Trainer Mick Price has confirmed exciting two-year-old prospect Pressing will continue on to the major Group 1 J.J. Atkins (1600m) at Eagle Farm on June 7th, despite a less-than convincing performance for ninth in the Group 2 BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes (1350m) last weekend.

Trainer Mick Price has confirmed Pressing will continue towards an appearance in the Group ...

2014 BRC Sires Produce Stakes Tips

2014 BRC Sires Produce Stakes Tips

The 2014 BRC Sires Produce Stakes is one of the feature events at Doomben this Saturday and is set to be a key lead-up race for the Group 1 J.J. Atkins (1600m) that will be held at Eagle Farm on June 7.

Brazen Beau is currently a clear favourite in 2014 BRC Sires Produce Stakes betting markets. Photo: Daniel Costello...