News About Ortensia Stakes

2017 Doomben 10,000 Return for The Monstar

2017 Doomben 10,000 Return for The Monstar

Brett Cavanough’s sprinter The Monstar is ready for a return to racing getting thrown straight in the deep end first-up with a Group 1 Doomben 10,000 run in Brisbane this weekend. The six-year-old son of California Dane has just his second start at Doomben Racecourse on Saturday taking on a gun field of winter weight-for-age…

That’s A Good Idea wins 2015 Ortensia Stakes

That’s A Good Idea wins 2015 Ortensia Stakes

Top Sydney jockey Hugh Bowman wrapped up a winning double for Peter and Paul Snowden with That’s A Good Idea leading all of the way to win the Listed $140,000 Arrowfield Ortensia Stakes (1100m) at Scone today. Bowman and the Snowdens combined to win the first race on the second day of the Scone Cup…

Target In Sight Tops 2015 Ortensia Stakes Field & Odds

Target In Sight Tops 2015 Ortensia Stakes Field & Odds

Joe Pride’s Group 3 winner Target In Sight has opened favourite in a bumper field to win the last at Scone Racecourse on Saturday, the Ortensia Stakes 2015. A handicap clash for the late autumn sprinters, this year’s $140,000 Listed Arrowfield Ortensia Stakes (1100m) is set to run as Scone Race 8 at 4:30pm (AEST)…

Barbed in Great Condition Ahead of 2014 Ortensia Stakes

Barbed in Great Condition Ahead of 2014 Ortensia Stakes

Trainer John O’Shea is confident talented gelding Barbed is in peak condition ahead of this weekend’s Group 3 Ortensia Stakes (1100m) at Scone, having only taken over the three-year-old’s care two weeks ago. Taking up the vacant Darley training position following the departure of Peter Snowden, O’Shea told TVN he is optimistic the track and…

Lees Shoots for Ortensia Stakes 2013 Trifecta

Lees Shoots for Ortensia Stakes 2013 Trifecta

In-form Broadmeadow trainer Kris Lees may be eyeing his third consecutive quinella at a major weekend meet at Brisbane on Saturday but he will also have one eye on Scone where he will vie for the 2013 Ortensia Stakes trifecta with three stablemates running in the classic. Following his success Queensland Oaks hopes Express Power…

2014 Dark Jewel Classic to Run as Group 3

2014 Dark Jewel Classic to Run as Group 3

Tomorrow at Scone on the second day of the Scone Cup Carnival the fillies and mares’ Dark Jewel Classic will run as a Listed feature but has received an upgrade to Group 3 status from 2014 on. One of five black types on the program at the country NSW course, this year’s $200,000 Listed Darley…

Ortensia Heads Betting in Her Own Scone Carnival Race

Ortensia Heads Betting in Her Own Scone Carnival Race

Globetrotting mare Ortensia has opened equal favourite to win the race named in her honour during the Scone Cup Carnival this weekend, the now locally trained star out to win the 2013 Ortensia Stakes which could be her swansong assignment before retirement. The last of five stakes races on the Scone program on Saturday, the…

Scone Then Brisbane for Ortensia’s Swansong Campaign

Scone Then Brisbane for Ortensia’s Swansong Campaign

Strong indications from Scone trainer Paul Messara suggest his globetrotting mare Ortensia will not race on after the winter with a Listed race at home named in her honor on the cards ahead of a possible 2013 Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival campaign to see out her career on the turf. A 13-time winner including dual…