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Ortensia Clinches Elusive Group 1 Win In Winterbottom Stakes

Ortensia Clinches Elusive Group 1 Win In Winterbottom Stakes

21 Nov, 2011

Ortensia scored her first Group 1 with victory in the Winterbottom Stakes

After 29 starts, a positive swab, and a short stint in retirement, six-year-old mare Ortensia finally secured her first Group 1 in the $500,000 Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot last Saturday.

Ortensia won the Winterbottom Stakes by an entire length ahead of Rarefied and …

Ortensia gets her Group 1 in Winterbottom

Ortensia gets her Group 1 in Winterbottom

19 Nov, 2011

Top sprinting mare Ortensia won her second Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot today and captured her first Group1 albeit belatedly.

The six-year-old mare won the 2009 Winterbottom Stakes when still a Group 2 event for former trainer Tony Noonan.
Later she past the post first in the 2010 Group I The Galaxy (1100m) at Randwick …