News About: 2013 Oakleigh Plate

Chief De Beers Win Just the Start for Pentasia

Chief De Beers Win Just the Start for Pentasia

25 May, 2013

Marc Quinn was delighted Pentasia could pick up her first black-type win in the Listed Chief De Beers Handicap (1100m) at Doomben today but he is already dreaming of far bigger things.

Pentasia was too strong in the Chief De Beers Handicap. Photo by: Daniel Costello.

On the immediate agenda are two more Listed sprints …

Price Pair To Trial at Werribee on Monday

Price Pair To Trial at Werribee on Monday

1 Feb, 2013

Unbeaten gelding Callanish and 2012 Blue Diamond Stakes winner Samaready form part of a strong group of triallers due to step out at Werribee on Tuesday.

Samaready will trial at Werribee on Tuesday. Photo by: Steven Dowden.

The pair are two of the big guns in the stable of Caulfield trainer Mick Price and are …

He’s Better Than Ready to Chase Group 1

He’s Better Than Ready to Chase Group 1

31 Jan, 2013

Running in a benchmark 84 handicap on February 2 may not be most traditional starting point for a horse that will be chasing Group 1 glory in the autumn but that is exactly what will happen at Rosehill on Saturday.

Better Than Ready will chase Group 1 glory in the autumn in an effort to …

All Systems Go for Barakey’s Melbourne Trip

All Systems Go for Barakey’s Melbourne Trip

30 Jan, 2013

He’s already the best in the west but can Perth’s sprinting sensation Barakey match it with the big guns in Melbourne?

Time will tell but one thing is certain. He’ll be there.

The unbeaten gelding successfully ticked the final box ahead of his Melbourne trip at Belmont Park on Tuesday when cruising to his second …

Monday Trial for Barakey Ahead of Oakleigh Plate

Monday Trial for Barakey Ahead of Oakleigh Plate

18 Jan, 2013

Western Australia’s sprinting sensation Barakey will trial at Belmont on Monday as preparations heat up ahead of his east coast assault.

The unbeaten gelding has not been seen since flashing home to win the Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes on November 24 and is being aimed at first-up test in the Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) …