News About Wesley Ward

Shinn to Ride Unbreakable in Darwin Cup

Shinn to Ride Unbreakable in Darwin Cup

Trainer Michael Hickmott has confirmed that Sydney-based hoop Blake Shinn will take the ride on leading contender Unbreakable in the 2017 Darwin Cup (2000m) at Fannie Bay Racecourse on Monday, August 7th. Unbreakable is one of two former-Godolphin horses that Hickmott will saddle in the 2017 Darwin Cup field (alongside race favourite Lieder) and the…

Bound For Nowhere Enters 2017 The Everest Calculations

Bound For Nowhere Enters 2017 The Everest Calculations

The world’s now richest turf race The Everest 2017 could be on the cards this October for Wesley Ward’s American-trained colt Bound For Nowhere. Ward confirmed late last week that the rising four-year-old was being considered for a trip to Australia over the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival continuing his truly international career. The up-and-coming young sprinter…

2017 The Everest Odds Firm on Caravaggio

2017 The Everest Odds Firm on Caravaggio

Confirmation that the Aidan O’Brien-trained Irish sprinter Caravaggio will fill the slot for Coolmore in the world’s newest and richest turf race has seen The Everest 2017 odds firm on the up-and-comer ahead of the Sydney feature this October. Tom Magnier from Coolmore Australia told Sky Sports Radio this week that the powerhouse racing stable…

Royal Ascot Winner Lady Aurelia to Scale The Everest 2017

Royal Ascot Winner Lady Aurelia to Scale The Everest 2017

Talented young sprinter Lady Aurelia put herself in the mix for a 2017 The Everest bid in Sydney this spring with a class Royal Ascot win in the Group 1 King’s Stand Stakes this week. Royal Ascot Day 1 featured some top talent eyeing possible trips to Australia during the spring season including the King’s…

2016 Diamond Jubilee Stakes Odds: Holler $11

2016 Diamond Jubilee Stakes Odds: Holler $11

This Sunday morning (AEST) in England during the Royal Ascot carnival, the John O’Shea-trained Godolphin galloper Holler will make his international debut in the coveted Diamond Jubilee Stakes 2016. One of the world’s most prestigious sprint races, the Group 1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes (1200m) runs on the final day of the Royal Ascot meeting and…

Undrafted Beats Brazen Beau in 2015 Diamond Jubilee Stakes

Undrafted Beats Brazen Beau in 2015 Diamond Jubilee Stakes

Chris Waller’s star colt Brazen Beau was far from disgraced at England’s Royal Ascot over the weekend when narrowly beaten in the closing stages to run second behind American galloper Undrafted in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes 2015. Waller’s three-year-old son of I Am Invincible was favourite in the markets to win the European Group 1,…