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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.

That’s A Good Idea wraps up a winning double for Hugh Bowman in the Ortensia Stakes at Scone. Photo by Steve Hart.

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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.

Target In Sight is clear favourite in a big 2015 Ortensia Stakes field to win the last at Scone Racecourse on Saturday. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia.

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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.

Barbed (inside) is outright second favourite for success in the 2014 Ortensia Stakes. Photo: Steve Hart

Taking up the vacant Darley training position following the departure ...

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.

Kris Lees will saddle up three 2013 Ortensia Stakes hopes including Emotional Circus ...

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.

Mouro is favourite for today's 2013 Scone Cup. Photo: Steve Hart.

One of five black types on the program at the country NSW ...

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.

Ortensia is co-favourite for the race named in her honour at Scone on Saturday. Photo: Taron Clarke.

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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.

Ortensia is likely to run during the Brisbane Winter Racing ...