News About: 2012 Oakleigh Plate

Woorim Heathcote’s Latest Chance At Group 1 Win

Woorim Heathcote’s Latest Chance At Group 1 Win

22 Feb, 2012

Robert Heathcote will look to the Oakleigh Plate at Caulfield this weekend in the latest attempt to break his Group 1 maiden.

Heathcote has dominated the Queensland trainers premiership for the past three years but that Group 1 triumph remains ever elusive.

Were it not for Black Caviar and Hay List he’d probably already have …

Heathcote Stars Back For More Melbourne Cash

Heathcote Stars Back For More Melbourne Cash

2 Feb, 2012

Buffering and Woorim are undoubtedly the stars of the Queensland racing industry at the moment and they both achieved their success under the guidance of Robert Heathcote.

Heathcote is easily the premiere trainer in Brisbane and he’s becoming more and more of a force during the major carnivals in Sydney and Melbourne thanks largely to …

Sepoy Will Be Top Weight In Oakleigh Plate

Sepoy Will Be Top Weight In Oakleigh Plate

16 Jan, 2012

Sepoy may have claimed the distinguished honour of being named the world’s premier three year old sprinter but the honour is going to cost him on raceday.

Sepoy is currently being prepared for a one race campaign in Australia before being sent to the Dubai World Cup meeting and eventually to England.

He’s due to …

Stirling Grove Gets Second Chance At Caulfield

Stirling Grove Gets Second Chance At Caulfield

5 Jan, 2012

Stirling Grove will take part in the Listed Doveton Stakes at Caulfield this Saturday after missing Monday’s Group 3 Standish Handicap.

The four-year-old gelding fell ill with a bellyache prior to the race and trainer Richard Jolly was forced to scratch him from the field.

Jolly believes the problem may have been caused by the …

Layt Maps Out Karuta Queen’s Autumn Campaign

Layt Maps Out Karuta Queen’s Autumn Campaign

19 Dec, 2011

Trainer Neville Layt is currently planning an autumn racing carnival campaign for his stable star Karuta Queen.

While Karuta Queen finished second to Black Caviar in their only showdown in the Group 2 Schillaci Stakes last spring, the filly not expected to meet the super mare in her upcoming preparation.

“I don’t think Karuta Queen …

Bel Sprinter To Come Back Bigger & Better

Bel Sprinter To Come Back Bigger & Better

8 Nov, 2011

Bel Sprinter will be first up in the Oakleigh Plate in 2012

While Black Caviar may overshadow any other sprinter in the world, let alone Australia, there is another local prospect that has made big waves in only a short career.

Bel Sprinter was on an unbeaten streak in his own right winning his first …