News About: 2011 Crown Oaks

Atlantic Jewel all clear to race

Atlantic Jewel all clear to race

5 Jan, 2012

Trainer Mark Kavanagh will take baby steps in order to get star filly Atlantic Jewel back to the race track.

The daughter of Fastnet Rock was given the all clear to resume training after tests revealed no structural damage from a back injury.

Undefeated in five starts, the three-year-old won the Group 1 2011 Caulfield …

Atlantic Jewel may miss autumn

Atlantic Jewel may miss autumn

13 Nov, 2011

Trainer Mark Kavanagh may put star filly Atlantic Jewel in cotton wool this autumn despite favourable vet results.

An extensive scintigraphy bone tests (nuclear medicine scan) on the filly at Werribee Veterinary Clinic showed back soreness but no bone damage.

Atlantic Jewel was sore after her Wakeful Stakes win on Derby Day a fortnight ago, …

2011 Crown Oaks winner Mosheen – Nikolic triumph

2011 Crown Oaks winner Mosheen – Nikolic triumph

3 Nov, 2011

Mosheen is the 2011 Crown Oaks winner

Jockey Danny Nikolic is back in the headlines for all the right reasons after a commanding ride aboard Mosheen in today’s $1m Group 1 Crown Oaks (2500m) at Flemington.

Nikolic, in the past two years, has suffered a much publicized war with racing officialdom and a split marriage.…

Hayes Happy With Well Rested Oaks Duo

Hayes Happy With Well Rested Oaks Duo

3 Nov, 2011

In a Group 1 field of just 11 every trainer would be feeling confident going into today’s Crown Oaks considering Atlantic Jewel isn’t among them.

That’s especially the case for David Hayes who has two chances of winning the million dollar race.

Surprisingly he’s not actually the most represented trainer either with Mick Kent producing …

Mosheen A Huge Risk Over The Oaks Trip

Mosheen A Huge Risk Over The Oaks Trip

3 Nov, 2011

Mosheen has arguably the toughest task in today’s Crown Oaks despite being one of the top picks in the betting markets.

Mosheen sits in second spot on the current market order for the Oaks but it’s a big gamble given the preparation she’s had.

While the majority of these horses came through the Wakeful Stakes, …

Dowager Queen Hot Pick For Crown Oaks 2011

Dowager Queen Hot Pick For Crown Oaks 2011

3 Nov, 2011

Dowager Queen has flown into favourite for the 2011 Crown Oaks after Atlantic Jewel was withdrawn over the weekend.

Atlantic Jewel was set to start as short as $1.10 or $1.20 but now that race has been thrown wide open to the field of 11.

Dowager Queen has secured the top pick though after she …

Leg Injury Rules Atlantic Jewel Out Of Oaks

Leg Injury Rules Atlantic Jewel Out Of Oaks

30 Oct, 2011

Atlantic Jewel will miss the Crown Oaks because of a leg injury

Unbeaten filly Atlantic Jewel has been ruled out of the $1 million Crown Oaksnext Thursday after pulling up with a hamstring injury.

The ailment was discovered after Atlantic Jewel’s seven length Wakeful Stakes win at Flemington yesterday.

The three-year-old rose to fame after …

Jewel in the Crown – Kavanagh all smile after 2011 Wakeful Stakes

Jewel in the Crown – Kavanagh all smile after 2011 Wakeful Stakes

29 Oct, 2011

Atlantic Jewel has put in an impressive run to win the Wakeful Stakes

Star filly Atlantic Jewel appears to have Thursday’s $1m Crown Oaks (2500m) at her mercy after a stunning victory in the traditional up – the Group 2 Wakeful Stakes(2000m) at Flemington today.

Starting the prohibitive odds of $1.26, the daughter of Fastnet …

Chris Munce jockeying for a key ride

Chris Munce jockeying for a key ride

27 Oct, 2011

Chris Munce's Melbourne Cup ride Tullamore is looking more likely of making the final field

Brisbane’s leading jockey Chris Munce may gain the key ride of Dowager Queen during the Flemington Spring Carnival through an old acquaintance.

The Graeme Rogerson trained filly will contest the $302,000 Group 2 Wakeful Stakes (2000m) on Saturday at Flemington …

Atlantic Jewel – the best says Rodd

Atlantic Jewel – the best says Rodd

25 Oct, 2011

Jockey Michael Rodd believes Atlantic Jewel is the best horse he has ridden

Anyone with doubts about the quality of Atlantic Jewel just needs to listen to star hoop Michael Rodd to have them quashed.

The three-year-old filly by Fastnet Rock and Regard is going on display come Saturday in the $300,000 Group 2 Wakeful …