News About: Crafty Irna

Options Open For Royal Descent This Saturday

Options Open For Royal Descent This Saturday

19 Aug, 2013

Trainer Chris Waller has kept his options open with Royal Descent, nominating the classy mare for both the Group 2 Warwick Stakes (1400m) and Group 3 Toy Show Quality (1300m) at Warwick Farm on Saturday.

Royal Descent is likely to resume in the Toy Show Quality at Warwick Farm on Saturday. Photo by: Steve Hart…

Apprentice Clipperton Rides Crafty Irna to Tattersalls Club Cup Win

Apprentice Clipperton Rides Crafty Irna to Tattersalls Club Cup Win

20 Oct, 2012

Crafty Irna trainer Ron Quinton was quick to praise apprentice jockey Sam Clipperton after he piloted the mare to victory from a wide gate in the Listed Tattersalls Club Cup (2400m) at Randwick today.

Clipperton rode the five-year-old in positive fashion from the outset, positioning her just behind the lead as Herculian Prince went hard …

Improved Crafty Irna Ready for Second Metropolitan Test

Improved Crafty Irna Ready for Second Metropolitan Test

3 Oct, 2012

Ron Quinton is confident a “physically better” Crafty Irna can produce an improved showing in her second attempt at the Group 1 Metropolitan (2400m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Crafty Irna is "physically better" for their second attempt at the Group 1 Metropolitan. Photo by: Steve Hart

The five-year-old mare was also nominated for the Group …

Quinton Pair Have Big Spring Targets

Quinton Pair Have Big Spring Targets

1 Aug, 2012

While Ron Quinton‘s stable star Ofcourseican appears almost certain to begin a stud career this spring, two other horses will fly the flag at the elite level for the Sydney trainer.

Monton has returned to work and will be target the Group 1 Epsom Handicap - photo by Steve Hart

Ofcourseican provided Quinton with a …

Crafty Irna Destined For Metropolitan Success

Crafty Irna Destined For Metropolitan Success

23 Sep, 2011

Crafty Irna is capable of winning The Metropolitan, according to trainer Ron Quinton

Randwick trainer Ron Quinton feels that his four-year-old mare Crafty Irna is capable of winning the $400,000 The Metropolitan on Rosehill’s Epsom Handicap Daynext month.

Crafty Irna finished second to Lamasery last start in the Group 3 Kingston Town Stakes.

The mare …

Lamasery Eyes Off Melbourne Cup Start

Lamasery Eyes Off Melbourne Cup Start

23 Sep, 2011

David Vandyke is looking to defy Lamasery’s breeding by running him over 2,400 metres in the Group 3 Colin Stephen Handicap at Rosehill tomorrow.

Although according to his pedigree Lamasery should not be able to travel over 1,600 metres, Vandyke is confident he can go even further after his impressive win over 2,000 metres in …

Crafty Quinton Has Rosehill Double Threat

Crafty Quinton Has Rosehill Double Threat

26 Aug, 2011

Crafty Irna could be Ron Quinton's flagship horse over the spring carnival

Ron Quinton certainly knew how to win when he was a jockey and in the eyes of many that success is starting to roll over into his training as well.

Quinton is becoming a more and more regular feature on the metropolitan cards …

Quinton’s Crafty Irna A Real Shot in The AJC Oaks

Quinton’s Crafty Irna A Real Shot in The AJC Oaks

12 Apr, 2011

Crafty Irna is a genuine threat in the AJC Australian Oaks

Ron Quinton knows what it takes to win Oaks races as both a jockey and a trainer so since he declared his current hope Crafty Irna a genuine threat in the AJC Australian Oaks many people are taking notice.

In the saddle Quinton triumphed …