News About: 2011 Wakeful Stakes

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, …

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 …

Williams to make history in Melbourne Cup

Williams to make history in Melbourne Cup

24 Oct, 2011

Craig Williams could be the first jockey to win the Caulfield Cup, Cox Plate and Melbourne Cup in the same year

Piping hot jockey Craig Williams could become the first jockey in history to win the Melbourne Racing Spring Carnival Group 1 triple crown in the same year if he wins Tuesday week’s $6 Group …

Atlantic Jewel Forgoes Spell To Tackle Wakeful Stakes

Atlantic Jewel Forgoes Spell To Tackle Wakeful Stakes

14 Oct, 2011

Thousand Guineas winner Atlantic Jewel

Thousand Guineas winner Atlantic Jewel has been confirmed as a runner in the $300,000 Wakeful Stakes on Victoria Derby Day at Flemington.

Trainer Mark Kavanagh had originally suggested the three-year-old filly would be immediately spelled, however, changed his mind after she pulled up exceptionally from the race.

“I spoke to …