News About: Blue Sapphire Stakes
Trainer Mick Price will leave the riding tactics for Flying Artie in the hands of champion jockey Damien Oliver to find the right path down the Flemington straight in the Group 1 $750,000 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) on Saturday.
Leading Caulfield trainer Mick Price has described his star three year old Flying Artie as a ‘bigger, better horse’ in the lead up to his return to the race track in the Group 1 $750,000 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) at Flemington on Saturday.
Lindsay Park co-trainer Tom Dabernig expects Derryn to show his versatility from an inside barrier when he resumes in the Group 3 $150,000 Ladbrokes Manfred Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on Saturday.
Dabernig can see Derryn taking advantage of his …
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.
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 is …
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.
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.
Williams replaces the suspended Damien Oliver who failed in …
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.
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.
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