News About Thunder Lady

Luvaluva an Exciting 2017 VRC Oaks Prospect

Luvaluva an Exciting 2017 VRC Oaks Prospect

Trainer John Sargent is confident that he has unearthed a potential VRC Oaks winner in Luvaluva, who stormed home to post a dominant win on debut at Goulburn on Monday. Jumping from the gates well in the Wedding Event Specialist Maiden (1300m), jockey Jeff Penza allowed Luvaluva to stride forward and take a position on…

2015 Matriarch Stakes Field Features Lucia Valentina

2015 Matriarch Stakes Field Features Lucia Valentina

Dual Group 1 winning mare Lucia Valentina will be out to break a year-long winning drought when she lines-up in one of the key support acts on Emirates Stakes Day on Saturday, the Matriarch Stakes 2015. Open to mares only, this year’s $300,000 Group 2 Presto Matriarch Stakes (2000m) features a capacity field of 16…

Melbourne Cup Berth on the Line for Thunder Lady

Melbourne Cup Berth on the Line for Thunder Lady

Trainer John Sargent is thrilled with the condition of Thunder Lady ahead of her sixth run of the season on Saturday, but has conceded the mare faces a big task in gaining ballot-free exemption into next week’s Melbourne Cup by winning the Group 3 Lexus Stakes (2500m) at Flemington. Thunder Lady was a standout performer for…

Group 1 Winners Confirmed in David Jones Cup Field

Group 1 Winners Confirmed in David Jones Cup Field

Ten horses have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s Group 3 David Jones Cup (2000m) at Caulfield Racecourse, highlighted by the inclusion of several previous winners at the highest level of Australian racing. Stratum Star has returned to racing in career-best form this time and has been confirmed for a return to 2000m…

Possible 2015 The Metropolitan Target for Centre Pivot

Possible 2015 The Metropolitan Target for Centre Pivot

John Sargent’s improving galloper Centre Pivot was back in form second-up earning a possible The Metropolitan 2015 target this Sydney Spring Racing Carnival when beating home the favourite in the third at Rosehill on San Domenico Stakes Day. The More Than Ready gelding won three on the trot in Sydney over 1500 – 2000m during…

Thunder Lady 2015 Metropolitan Handicap Bound

Thunder Lady 2015 Metropolitan Handicap Bound

The now Sir Owen Glenn owned and raced mare Thunder Lady will target the 2015 Metropolitan Handicap this Sydney Spring Racing Carnival before a possible trip to Melbourne. Thunder Lady, a four-year-old daughter of Mastercraftsman, returns to racing on Saturday at Rosehill Gardens on San Domenico Stakes Day in the $85,000 Spring Preview Handicap (1400m)….

Gust Of Wind Aimed at Caulfield Cup 2015

Gust Of Wind Aimed at Caulfield Cup 2015

John Sargent’s Australian Oaks winner Gust Of Wind has returned to work bigger and stronger ahead of a Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival campaign targeting the 2015 Caulfield Cup and Melbourne Cup. The rising four-year-old daughter of Darci Brahma has had just the five starts to date for three wins including the Group 1 ATC Oaks…

2015 Australian Oaks Winner Gust Of Wind Scores Upset

2015 Australian Oaks Winner Gust Of Wind Scores Upset

Sydney-based trainer John Sargent secured his own special place in racing history scoring his fourth separate Oaks win with the Australian Oaks 2015 success of his outside chance Gust Of Wind at Royal Randwick this Queen Elizabeth Stakes Day. Sargent has prepared the winner of a Victorian Oaks, Queensland Oaks, New Zealand Oaks and now…

2015 Australian Oaks Betting Update: Fenway Out

2015 Australian Oaks Betting Update: Fenway Out

Vinery Stud Stakes winning filly Fenway is a shock scratching from the Australian Oaks 2015 on Day 2 of Sydney’s The Championships, one of three withdrawn from the classic. On the eve of Royal Randwick’s biggest day of autumn racing, a number of surprise scratchings added to the drama of The Championships with some big…

Purton Thrilled to Partner Thunder Lady in Australian Oaks

Purton Thrilled to Partner Thunder Lady in Australian Oaks

Three-year-old Thunder Lady has steadily built to the task over three starts this time in and will be perfectly suited to the track and conditions in Saturday’s Group 1 Australian Oaks (2400m) at Royal Randwick, according to jockey Zac Purton. Thunder Lady beat only one runner home in the talent-rich Group 2 Hobartville Stakes (1400m)…