News About Octavia

2014 Frances Tressady Stakes Nominations Released

2014 Frances Tressady Stakes Nominations Released

Nominations for the 2014 Group 3 Frances Tressady Stakes (1400m) have been released, with 12 runners poised to line up on Flemington’s 1400m course for race nine on Saturday, including Power Princess. Well-trialled mare Power Princess has amassed an impressive record of 12 wins from 31starts since debuting on track in August 2009. Having progressed…

2013 Caulfield Cup Day Betting Tips

2013 Caulfield Cup Day Betting Tips

One of the biggest race days of the year down under, Saturday’s Caulfield Cup Day 2013 steals the show in Melbourne on the weekend with a bumper 10 race program – betting tips for which are found below. The Caulfield racing action kicks off at 12:15pm (AEST) with Race 1 – the $100,000 Sunrise Cup…

2013 How Now Stakes Tips & Selections

2013 How Now Stakes Tips & Selections

There is plenty of great racing at Caulfield this Saturday but arguably the most interesting betting race is the Group 3 How Now Stakes (1200m) that features a field full of classy mares. In 2013 the How Now Stakes will be run as the second heat in the Sportingbet Sprint Series and it will be run…

2013 How Now Stakes Field – Sprint Series Heat 2

2013 How Now Stakes Field – Sprint Series Heat 2

As part of the top Underwood Stakes Day racing action at Caulfield this Saturday a smart field of mares will face off in the race formerly known as the How Now Stakes, the 2013 Sprint Series Heat 2 Stakes. Scheduled as the fifth race on the bumper nine-race program jumping at 2:15pm (AEST), this year’s…

Let’s Elope Stakes 2013 Tips & Selections

Let’s Elope Stakes 2013 Tips & Selections

Punters looking to get out of trouble in the last race at Flemington tomorrow are facing a tough assignment, with the Group 2 Let’s Elope Stakes (1400m) a very difficult betting assignment. A field of sixteen runners is set to contest the race this weekend and the barriers will open for the final major racing event…

Let’s Elope Stakes 2013 – Betting Odds Update

Let’s Elope Stakes 2013 – Betting Odds Update

Betting odds have been released for the Group 2 Let’s Elope Stakes, which is due to run at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday September 7, 2013. Markets for the race are wide open, with current favourite for the 2013 Let’s Elope Stakes, A Time For Julia, paying odds of $6 at . A Time For Julia has…

2013 Cockram Stakes Win for Octavia

2013 Cockram Stakes Win for Octavia

The Michael Moroney-trained Octavia scored a very impressive win in the Cockram Stakes 2013 at Caulfield on Saturday when saluting as the punters’ pick in the mares-only showdown. Coming off a number of good winter runs including a last start win at the track and distance, Holy Roman Emperor four-year-old Octavia went out as the…

2013 PB Lawrence Stakes Day – Race Scratchings

2013 PB Lawrence Stakes Day – Race Scratchings

PB Lawrence Stakes Day will take place at Caulfield Racecourse today August 17, 2013, with the first race due to jump at 12.15pm (AEST). There have been a total of 13 scratchings for the entire day, however, no horses have been withdrawn from the 2013 PB Lawrence Stakes. All nine horses will take their place…

Lady Melksham After Back-to-Back Cockram Stakes Wins

Lady Melksham After Back-to-Back Cockram Stakes Wins

Last year’s W.W. Cockram Stakes winner Lady Melksham is back this weekend for the 2013 edition of the mares-only showdown hoping to overcome adversity and take it out again. The now five-year-old daughter of Artie Schiller has had just nine starts to date having only made her race debut in April last year. She’s won…

Octavia Ready for 2013 Cockram Stakes Challenge

Octavia Ready for 2013 Cockram Stakes Challenge

She’s the clear favourite so won’t be going under the radar but trainer Michael Moroney admits Saturday’s 2013 W.W. Cockram Stakes will still be a challenge for the progressive Octavia. The Holy Roman Emperor mare is one of 14 mares still in contention for the $150,000 Group 3 KS Environmental Cockram Stakes (1200m) which brings…