News About TJ Smith

Waterhouse Optimistic about Vancouver’s 2015 Golden Slipper Barrier

Waterhouse Optimistic about Vancouver’s 2015 Golden Slipper Barrier

This morning saw both the final field and barrier draws announced for the Group 1 Golden Slipper (1200m), which is running at Rosehill on Saturday. Gai Waterhouse’s Vancouver has sat atop the Golden Slipper betting at ever since he recorded an impressive three and a quarter length victory in the Group 2 Todman Stakes (1200m)…

JJ Atkins 2013 – Betting Update and Tips

JJ Atkins 2013 – Betting Update and Tips

Under the new name of the Group 1 2013 JJ Atkins (1600m), the race formerly known as the TJ Smith still stands as the biggest two-year-old race of the winter carnival. Jumping as race six on the bumper Eagle Farm program this Saturday, current favourite for the $500,000 race is Gai Waterhouse’s impressive last-start winner…

2013 JJ Atkins Nominations

2013 JJ Atkins Nominations

Eighty four horses have been nominated for the premier two-year-old event of the Brisbane Winter Carnival, the 2013 JJ Atkins which will be held at Eagle Farm on June 8. Offering $500,000 in prizemoney, the JJ Atkins was previously known as the TJ Smith and is the only Group 1 juvenile event held in Brisbane….

Buffering Could Miss 2013 TJ Smith Clash With Black Caviar

Buffering Could Miss 2013 TJ Smith Clash With Black Caviar

Queensland sprinter Buffering is in doubt of missing Saturday week’s Group 1 2013 TJ Smith (1200m) after suffering a hoof problem. The six-year-old was due to head to Sydney for a first-up test against the world’s best racehorse but trainer Robert Heathcote admits that is now unlikely. “Taking on Black Caviar 10 per cent off…

Ortensia to Miss The Galaxy 2013 – TJ Smith Next Start

Ortensia to Miss The Galaxy 2013 – TJ Smith Next Start

Multiple Group 1 winner Ortensia will bypass this weekend’s Group 1 2013 Galaxy (1100m) at Rosehill and will instead take on Black Caviar in the Group 1 2013 TJ Smith Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on April 13. The seven-year-old starred in a gruelling overseas campaign last year to win Group 1 races in Dubai and…

Black Caviar Sound After Win 24 – Wet Only Barrier to 2013 TJ Smith

Black Caviar Sound After Win 24 – Wet Only Barrier to 2013 TJ Smith

Australia’s equine superstar Black Caviar has pulled up well from win number 24 in the William Reid Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on Friday night and is ready to push on to the Group 1 2013 TJ Smith (1200m) at Randwick on April 13. The world’s best horse cruised to a comfortable win in her…

2013 TJ Smith More Likely Than Dubai for Ortensia

2013 TJ Smith More Likely Than Dubai for Ortensia

The Group 1 2013 TJ Smith is shaping up as a more likely autumn option for Ortensia than a return to Dubai for a title defence in the Group 1 2013 Al Quoz Sprint. Trainer Paul Messara will delay making a decision on the seven-year-old’s program until after Saturday’s first-up test in the Group 1 2013…

2013 TJ Smith on Radar for Epaulette

2013 TJ Smith on Radar for Epaulette

Golden Rose winner Epaulette will miss the majority of the autumn but will still make a play at some top tier events in the Group 1 2013 TJ Smith (1200m) and the Group 1 2013 All Aged Stakes (1400m). Darley’s number one three-year-old suffered a setback early in his campaign which has delayed his return…

No 2013 Newmarket Handicap for Hay List

No 2013 Newmarket Handicap for Hay List

It would have been a fairy tale if Hay List could have returned from injury to win the 2013 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) but trainer John McNair has ruled out any chance of that happening. The classy sprinter was nominated to defend his title in Australia’s most prestigious sprint but a hefty 59.5 kilograms will prevent…

Woorim to Defend Title in 2013 Oakleigh Plate

Woorim to Defend Title in 2013 Oakleigh Plate

Queensland sprinter Woorim will be given the opportunity to defend his title in the Group 1 2013 Oakleigh Plate which will take place at Caulfield in late February. The Show A Heart gelding delivered trainer Robert Heathcote his breakthrough Group 1 win when producing a stunning finish to come from the back of the field…