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Ortensia Runs Fourth to Mayson – 2012 July Cup Results

Ortensia Runs Fourth to Mayson – 2012 July Cup Results

Paul Messara’s top Aussie mare Ortensia failed in her second English assignment over the weekend running fourth to upset all-the-way winner Mayson in the July Cup 2012 at Newmarket Racecourse.

Ortensia will stay on in England for the Nunthorpe Stakes after her July Cup fourth

Winner of the Group 1 Al Quoz Sprint in Dubai back in March ...

July Cup 2012 Field & Barriers – Ortensia Draws 8

July Cup 2012 Field & Barriers – Ortensia Draws 8

Paul Messara’s Al Quoz Sprint winner Ortensia has drawn ideally just worse than mid-field with barrier eight as she looks to bounce back from her failed last start in this weekend’s 2012 July Cup at England’s Newmarket Racecourse – the Piper Heidsieck July Festival’s pinnacle event.

Ortensia has drawn well with barrier eight for the 2012 July Cup ...

Ortensia on Track for July Cup 2012

Ortensia on Track for July Cup 2012

Australia’s greatest mare Black Caviar may have returned home from England after her one-hit-run at Royal Ascot last month but another great sprinting mare in Ortensia will continue her overseas raid in the 2012 July Cup on the weekend.

Ortensia is on track to bounce back in the 2012 July Cup this weekend

Paul Messara’s six-year-old daughter of Testa ...

Diamond Jubilee Stakes 2012 – Black Caviar Betting Update

Diamond Jubilee Stakes 2012 – Black Caviar Betting Update

If the market is anything to go by, not a single horse in the 2012 Diamond Jubilee Stakes (1200m) will come close to beating champion mare Black Caviar at Royal Ascot.

The market suggests Black Caviar will comfortably take out the 2012 Diamond Jubilee Stakes

The race is set to jump at 12:45am (AEST) and the latest bookmaker.com.au market has ...

Diamond Jubilee Stakes 2012 – Black Caviar Betting Update

Diamond Jubilee Stakes 2012 – Black Caviar Betting Update

Betting markets have been adjusted following the barrier draw for the 2012 Diamond Jubilee Stakes (1200m) and wonder mare Black Caviar assumes her usual position as odds-on favourite.

Black Caviar assumes her usual position as short-priced favourite for the Diamond Jubilee Stakes

Currently being offered at $1.14 by bookmaker.com.au, the world’s best sprinter has drawn favourably in barrier 15 which ...

Diamond Jubilee Stakes 2012 – Black Caviar Draws Outside

Diamond Jubilee Stakes 2012 – Black Caviar Draws Outside

The countdown is nearly over to the much-anticipated 2012 Diamond Jubilee Stakes that will see Australian superstar Black Caviar attempt to conquer the world at Royal Ascot.

Black Caviar has drawn barrier 15 for the Diamond Jubilee Stakes

A 15-horse field has been named to contest the event, with the unbeaten mare drawing the outside barrier.

Trainer Peter Moody has ...

Unknown Rivals for Black Caviar

Unknown Rivals for Black Caviar

Not even trainer Peter Moody knows who exactly will be lining up against champion mare Black Caviar in Saturday’s Group 1 2012 Diamond Jubilee Stakes (1200m) at Royal Ascot.

Black Caviar at Newmarket ahead of Saturday's Diamond Jubilee Stakes

While Black Caviar has created headline after headline on her way to her first overseas start, only a couple of horses ...

Black Caviar Set for Diamond Jubilee Stakes 2012

Black Caviar Set for Diamond Jubilee Stakes 2012

Peter Moody’s stable darling Black Caviar is on track for her international debut having landed in England ahead of Saturday week’s 2012 Diamond Jubilee Stakes.

Black Caviar will make her international debut in Saturday week's Diamond Jubilee Stakes

Arriving over the weekend the undefeated sprint queen lost just 10 kilograms in the 30 hour haul from Melbourne to ...

International Sprint Stars Take Aim at Spring Carnival

International Sprint Stars Take Aim at Spring Carnival

There was a time when the only international horses that would target the Melbourne spring carnival were dour staying types who were trying to get a piece of the action in the rich staying races.

However that trend seems destined to change after Racing Victoria confirmed sprinting sensations Society Rock and Delegator have been nominated for the Group One Patinack ...

Rocket Man out of Patinack Clash with Black Caviar

Rocket Man out of Patinack Clash with Black Caviar

Racing Victoria’s lucrative $600,000 bonus has not been enough to draw Singapore flyer Rocket Man down under for the 2011 Patinack Farm Classic, trainer Patrick Shaw ruling the galloper out of contention for what would have been the sprint showdown of the century with Black Caviar.

Black Caviar will not get the chance to face Rocket Man in ...