News About: Alverta
2014 Melbourne Cup hopeful Opinion has recorded only one race win in Australia, but the tough stayer is set to relish the step-up to 3200 metres in ‘the race that stops a nation’.
Successful stallion Flying Spur has now sired a total of 100 winners nation-wide during the current Australian racing season.
Flying Spur reached the sought after century when Chivvy won her debut start at Sandown Racecourse yesterday.
The two-year-old John Hawkes-trained Chivvy won the 1,000 metre Race-Tech Handicap ahead of Lee Freedman’s Joyeux and Pat Hyland’s …
After suffering his first defeat of 2011 in the Rough Habit Plate at Doomben Chateau Fort is expected to bounce back strongly in this weekend’s Grand Prix Stakes.
He ran third a couple of lengths away from the winner Fillydelphia but trainer Paul Messara believes if he can find a bit more luck he’ll be …
The appeal of stand-alone regional meetings in New South Wales continues to grow, this time Scone Racing Club is set to enjoy the massive windfall.
While crowd numbers and betting turnover are the most important figures, they will surely be boosted with almost 600 horses nominated across the two day carnival.
There’s some good quality …
Paul Messara’s Alverta will begin her final campaign when she takes to the track for the Group 1 TJ Smith Stakes this Saturday April 9, 2011.
The seven-year-old Flying Spur mare will be first-up in the $1 million race, after having an eight month long spell.
Messara is delighted with Alverta’s recent progress and feels …
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