News About: Ascot Super Saturday
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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