News About: Blue Sapphire Stakes

Almoonqith can break Oliver’s drought in Zipping Classic

Almoonqith can break Oliver’s drought in Zipping Classic

11 Nov, 2016

Trainer David Hayes is hoping his imported stayer Almoonqith can break Damien Oliver’s winning drought when the pair line up in the Group 2 $300,000 Quayclean Zipping Classic (2400m) at Sandown  on Saturday.

Jockey Damien Oliver, above, will be looking to break his winning drought with Almoonqith in the Zipping Classic at Sandown. Photo by …

2016 Coolmore Stud Stakes Odds: Extreme Choice deserves to be favourite

2016 Coolmore Stud Stakes Odds: Extreme Choice deserves to be favourite

28 Oct, 2016

Group 1 winning colt Extreme Choice’s odds have remained solid at the top of the market order for the Group 1 $500,000 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Extreme Choice, above, is at the top of the odds for the Coolmore Stud Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Extreme Choice is …

Bowman to ride Flying Artie in Coolmore Stud Stakes

Bowman to ride Flying Artie in Coolmore Stud Stakes

25 Oct, 2016

Leading Group 1 winning jockey Hugh Bowman takes over from the suspended Damien Oliver on Flying Artie in the Group 1 $500,000 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Flying Artie, above, black and pink colours, will be ridden by Hugh Bowman in the Coolmore Stud Srakes at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.…

Craig Williams picks up Victoria Derby ride on Highlad

Craig Williams picks up Victoria Derby ride on Highlad

25 Oct, 2016

Big race jockey Craig Williams has picked up the ride on Kiwi colt Highlad in the Group 1 $1.5m AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Jockey Craig Williams, above, takes the ride Highlad in the Victoria Derby at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Williams replaces the suspended Damien Oliver who failed in …

2016 Cox Plate: Mark Zahra confirmed for Vadamos

2016 Cox Plate: Mark Zahra confirmed for Vadamos

21 Oct, 2016

Melbourne jockey Mark Zahra has been confirmed as the new rider for French raider Vadamos in the Group 1 $3m Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley on Saturday.

French galloper Vadamos, above, will be ridden by Mark Zahra in the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Racing Victoria Stewards released a …

Oliver free to ride in Caulfield Cup: Cox Plate in doubt

Oliver free to ride in Caulfield Cup: Cox Plate in doubt

13 Oct, 2016

Champion jockey Damien Oliver is free to ride in Saturday’s Group 1 $3m BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) at Caulfield but will miss the chance of winning another Cox Plate if he loses his appeal against a reckless riding charge he sustained at Caulfield on Wednesday.

Damien Oliver, above, will appeal a 20 meeting suspension for …

Flying Artie will improve on Blue Sapphire Stakes win

Flying Artie will improve on Blue Sapphire Stakes win

12 Oct, 2016

Trainer Mick Price is expecting a huge fitness improvement from Flying Artie after the brilliant colt returned to the race track with a win in the Group 3 $350,000 Catanach’s Jewellers Blue Sapphire Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield today.

Flying Artie, above pink and black colours, scores a first up win in the Blue Sapphire Stakes …

Flying Artie odds on to win first up in Blue Sapphire Stakes

Flying Artie odds on to win first up in Blue Sapphire Stakes

12 Oct, 2016

Mick Price’s smart colt Flying Artie is odds on to win first up in the Group 3 $350,000 Catanach’s Jewellers Blue Sapphire Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield today.

Flying Artie, above, will start the short priced favourite in the Blue Sapphire Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Flying Artie will be having is first …

Ken’s Dream’s Blue Sapphire Stakes Odds Firm

Ken’s Dream’s Blue Sapphire Stakes Odds Firm

11 Oct, 2016

Ken’s Dream’s 2016 Blue Sapphire Stakes odds have continued to firm into a quote of $5 in the days leading up to Wednesday’s Listed race at Caulfield Racecourse.

Ken’s Dream has firmed onto the second line of Blue Sapphire Stakes betting markets. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Online bookmaker Ladbrokes Australia opened the talented colt at …

2016 Moir Stakes Results: Extreme Choice Wins

2016 Moir Stakes Results: Extreme Choice Wins

30 Sep, 2016

Three-year-old Extreme Choice returned to the races with a most impressive victory in the 2016 Moir Stakes at Moonee Valley tonight.

Extreme Choice swooped the field to win the Group 1 Moir Stakes this evening. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Jockey Craig Newitt and connections elected to settle Extreme Choice towards the tail of the field …