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Miller Seeks Ascot Redemption in Placid Ark Stakes 2011

Miller Seeks Ascot Redemption in Placid Ark Stakes 2011

Simon Miller may have missed out on a Group victory on Ascot Super Saturday after his boom three-year-old Ron’s Call failed as the favourite in the WA Guineas, but the dedicated local horseman will be back for a consolation prize this weekend saddling up Night War in the 2011 Placid Ark Stakes.

Fairetha Stakes winner Ron’s Call started the ...

2012 Railway Stakes for Ortensia Next Race?

2012 Railway Stakes for Ortensia Next Race?

Connections of Saturday’s highly-deserving Winterbottom Stakes winner Ortensia are weighing up the options of where to next with the class mare, the Railway Stakes 2012 at Ellersie Racecourse in New Zealand on New Year’s Day one of two possibilities.

2011 Winterbottom Stakes winner Ortensia could be on show during next year's Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival

The now Paul Messara-trained ...

Grey Monarch Rules 2011 Carbine Club of WA Stakes Results

Grey Monarch Rules 2011 Carbine Club of WA Stakes Results

The Ivan Haggerty-trained Grey Monarch enjoyed the first black-type triumph of their 52-start career at Ascot’s Super Saturday over the weekend, the seven-year-old galloper storming home to win the Carbine Club of WA Stakes 2011.

Recently re-sold for $65,000 to current owner Allan Barnes at the 20101 Magic Millions Perth Winter Thoroughbred Sales, Verglas gelding Grey Monarch boosted ...

Tattersall’s Cup Winner 2011 New Spice

Tattersall’s Cup Winner 2011 New Spice

Elva Van Merwyk’s patience with their injury-prone eight-year-old New Spice was rewarded at Ascot on Super Saturday with the Old Spice gelding scoring their first turf triumph in nearly two years with a an upset win in the 2011 Tattersall’s Cup.

Last seen finishing ninth in the Ascot Gold Cup first up after a nine and a half ...

Answers Are Wins Jungle Mist Classic 2011

Answers Are Wins Jungle Mist Classic 2011

Fred Kersley’s quality Xaar mare Answers Are kept her good form going at Ascot’s Super Saturday over the weekend, the five-year-old taking out the $80,000 Listed Jungle Mist Classic (1200m) on Railway Stakes Day by the bob of a head.

Coming off a second to one-time Winterbottom Stakes favourite Barakey at the track and distance earlier this month, on ...

WA Guineas Winner King Saul onto Kingston Town Classic 2011

WA Guineas Winner King Saul onto Kingston Town Classic 2011

Forgotten second favourite in Saturday’s WA Guineas 2011 at Ascot Racecourse, the Trevor Andrews-trained King Saul claimed an impressive victory in the Railway Stakes Day feature continuing the dream of running in next month’s Group 1 Kingston Town Classic.

2011 Kingston Town Classic OddsHorseOddsHadabeclorka81.00Lords Ransom51.00Wolfe Dreams201.00Battle Emblem101.00Mega Steel101.00Ranger3.70Spacecraft35.00Kincaple9.50Big Ted151.00Playing God16.00Luckygray2.80Avienus21.00Tranquility9.50King Saul5.00Odds subject to change. Futures all-in betting showing...

2012 Tattersall’s Tiara Target for Fillydelphia

2012 Tattersall’s Tiara Target for Fillydelphia

Rob Heathcote’s class mare Fillydelphia has been assigned the long-term goal of next year’s Tattersall’s Tiara, formerly the Winter Stakes, during the 2012 Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival after she became a dual stakes winner at Doomben over the weekend.

Fillydelphia will be aimed at the 2012 Tattersall's Tiara in Brisbane next winter

The four-year-old daughter of Bianconi ...

Domesky the 2011 Ballarat Cup winner

Domesky the 2011 Ballarat Cup winner

Domesky defied a Luxbet betting drift ($5.50 out to $6.50) to pick the Listed 2011 Ballarat Cup on a dead track today.

The win gave trainer Mick Kent and jockey Brad Rawiller back to back Ballarat Cup winners with My Bentley having won the 2010 edition.

Domesky was suited by the quick pace up front set by Luxbet bolter Niptious...

2011 Ballarat Cup betting preview and tips

2011 Ballarat Cup betting preview and tips

The 2011 Ballarat Cup betting is wide open with the Peter Moody trained Rothera ($4.40) favourite with Luxbet.

The weight of having the leading trainer and jockey Luke Nolen on top of his recent win in the Eclipse Stakes at Sandown Hillside is on everyone’s mind.

And yesterday’s rain at Ballarat will do Rothera no harm.

The track now rated ...

Ortensia the 2011 Winterbottom Winner

Ortensia the 2011 Winterbottom Winner

No mare deserved a Group 1 more than Ortensia and she delivered when being crowned the 2011 Winterbottom Stakes winner  (1200m) at Ascot today.

The bonny Testa Rossa mare justified not only her $2.20 Luxbet price but connections decision to bring her out of retirement earlier this year.

Ortensia won the 2009 Winterbottom Stakes when still a Group 2  event ...