News About: Ascot Super Saturday

James could appeal remarkable Railway decision

James could appeal remarkable Railway decision

23 Nov, 2011

He's Remarkable crossed the line first in the Railway Stakes but was later relegated to second by stewards

Trainer Roger James is considering taking on the West Australian stewards’ decision that relegated He’s Remarkable to second in the $1m Group 1 Railway Stakes(1600m) at Ascot on the weekend.

James believes he may have received the …

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 …

Luckygray wins the 2011 Railway Stakes at Ascot on protest

Luckygray wins the 2011 Railway Stakes at Ascot on protest

19 Nov, 2011

The heavily backed He’s Remarkable produced his exquisite sprint to past the post first in the $1m Railway Stakes (1600m) at Ascot today but then lost it in a controversial protest to local Luckygray.

Shaun  O’Donnell rider of second past the post on Luckygray and Paul Harvey on fourth past the post Waratah’s Secret fired …

Williams win 2011 WA Guineas on King Saul

Williams win 2011 WA Guineas on King Saul

19 Nov, 2011

The $350,000 W A Guineas (1600m) went the way King Saul and jockey Craig Williams – who else – at Ascot today.
Continuing on from his splendid Melbourne Racing Spring Carnival when winning the Caulfield Cup and Cox Plate among other key races, Williams produced another perfect ride to give the Trevor Andrews trained gelding …

Grey Monarch now a black type winner in Carbine Club

Grey Monarch now a black type winner in Carbine Club

19 Nov, 2011

Seven year old Grey Monarch added black type to his long and successful career when winning the Listed Carbine Club of WA Stakes (1400m).
Having his 52nd race start, the grey who has won every year since his two-year-old year in 2007, took his prizemoney to over $400,000 at Ascot today.
Jockey Troy Turner enjoyed …

Ranger warning, Remarkable plunge in Railway Hcp

Ranger warning, Remarkable plunge in Railway Hcp

19 Nov, 2011

A word warning is coming out of West Australia about today’s Group 1 $1m Railway Stakes (1600m) favourite Ranger from no less than its big owner-breeder Bob Peters.

Peters, who will be represented by 14 horses at today’s meet dubbed Ascot Super Saturday, believes his main hope Ranger is harshly weighted on 56kg in the …

Favourites draw well for Ascot Super Saturday

Favourites draw well for Ascot Super Saturday

16 Nov, 2011

The favourites in both feature races on Ascot’s Super Saturday meeting have drawn perfectly.

Ortensia, $2.30, has drawn barrier two for the $500,000 Group I Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) in a field of 12.

Ranger $3.60, has drawn six in the $1m Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) in a field of 18.

Ortensia drew barrier five …