News About Troy Corstens

Dubai Turf the Target for Awesome Rock

Dubai Turf the Target for Awesome Rock

Co-trainer Troy Corstens has revealed a bold plan for stable star Awesome Rock to run in the Group 1 Dubai Turf (1800m) at Meydan Racecourse, following a three-start Autumn Carnival preparation in 2017.

Awesome Rock will be set for an appearance in the Group 1 Dubai Turf at Meydan upon resuming in 2017. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Awesome Rock has ...

2017 Australian Cup the Target for Awesome Rock

2017 Australian Cup the Target for Awesome Rock

Co-trainer Troy Corstens has confirmed that Awesome Rock will target the 2017 Australian Cup (2000m) during the Autumn Carnival, following his maiden Group 1 win in the Emirates Stakes over the weekend.

Group 1 winner Awesome Rock will be set for the Australian Cup upon resuming in 2017. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Awesome Rock ran on for a gallant fifth ...

Awesome Rock claims G1 victory with Emirates Stakes win

Awesome Rock claims G1 victory with Emirates Stakes win

The Leon and Troy Corstens trained Awesome Rock has finally won a Group 1 race when he took out the Group 1 $2m Emirates Stakes (2000m) at Flemington today.

Awesome Rock powers to the line to win the G1 Emirates Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Awesome Rock was first past the post in the Group 1 $1m ...

Awesome Rock to Gallop at Moonee Valley Ahead of Cox Plate 2016

Awesome Rock to Gallop at Moonee Valley Ahead of Cox Plate 2016

Talented entire Awesome Rock will been given another look at the Moonee Valley track before taking his place in Saturday’s featured 2016 Cox Plate (2040m).

Awesome Rock will gallop at Moonee Valley before taking his place in the 2016 Cox Plate field. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Awesome Rock secured ballot-free entry into the Cox Plate 2016 with dominant performance for ...

2016 Cox Plate Ticket For Dato’ Winner Awesome Rock

2016 Cox Plate Ticket For Dato’ Winner Awesome Rock

Team Corstens have won the Golden Ticket into the Cox Plate 2016 with a brilliant Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes win by the underrated weight-for-age performer Awesome Rock.

Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes winner Awesome Rock has a guaranteed run in the 2016 Cox Plate this spring. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Fastnet Rock stallion was first past the ...

Mr Individual Going Forward in Sunshine Coast Guineas

Mr Individual Going Forward in Sunshine Coast Guineas

Co-trainer Troy Corstens said he would love to see the stable’s 2016 Sunshine Coast Guineas hopeful Mr Individual go forward from the inside alley at Caloundra on Saturday.

Mr Individual is a genuine chance in the 2016 Sunshine Coast Guineas on Saturday if he can go forward from barrier one. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Corstens is far from thrilled with ...

Modern Wonder on 2016 Thousand Guineas Path

Modern Wonder on 2016 Thousand Guineas Path

Troy Corstens can’t wait to welcome back to the stable promising filly Modern Wonder who he will set on a Thousand Guineas 2016 path this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.

Undefeated filly Modern Wonder will be set for the 2016 Thousand Guineas in Melbourne this spring. Photo: Jenny Barnes.

A nicely-bred daughter of Snitzel, the rising three-year-old has had just ...

2016 Thousand Guineas the Target for Modern Wonder

2016 Thousand Guineas the Target for Modern Wonder

Modern Wonder won the Listed Dequettville Stakes (1050m) on debut over the weekend and likely be set on a 2016 Thousand Guineas campaign upon resuming in spring.

Modern Wonder comfortably won the Listed Dequettville Stakes on debut at Morphettville over the weekend. Photo: Jenny Barnes

Jumping from the gates well at Morphettville on Saturday, jockey Stephen Baster allowed the filly ...

Sapphire Stakes Ideal for Vezalay

Sapphire Stakes Ideal for Vezalay

Co-trainer Troy Corstens has been thrilled with the form displayed by Vezalay since her arrival in Sydney and is confident the mare is ready to run a big race in the Group 2 Sapphire Stakes (1200m) on Day 2 of The Championships at Royal Randwick.

Vezalay is primed for a big performance in Saturday’s Group 2 Sapphire Stakes at ...

Awesome Rock Primed for 2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Awesome Rock Primed for 2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Awesome Rock was unlucky to lose the Group 1 Australian Cup on protest last time, but co-trainer Troy Corstens is confident the four-year-old remains primed to run a big race in Saturday’s featured 2016 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) at Royal Randwick.

Awesome Rock is ready for a big performance in Saturday’s Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Randwick. Photo: ...