News About: Damien Oliver

Good Project cleared to run in Kingston Town Classic

Good Project cleared to run in Kingston Town Classic

28 Nov, 2016

Good Project will be one of three Chris Waller runners in the Group 1 $1m Peters Investments-Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday after passing a fitness test over the weekend.

Good Project, above in yellow and red colours, has been cleared to run in the Kingston Town Classic at Ascot. Photo …

Track Specialist Sheidel faces tough test in Winterbottom Stakes

Track Specialist Sheidel faces tough test in Winterbottom Stakes

24 Nov, 2016

Track specialist Sheidel might have won nine times at Ascot but she will still be facing a tough test when she lines up in the Group 1 $1m Crown Perth-Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) on Saturday.

Sheidel, above in red and white colours, is set to line up in the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Ultimate …

I Am Boudica to settle back in W.A. Guineas

I Am Boudica to settle back in W.A. Guineas

18 Nov, 2016

Damien Oliver will endeavour to settle I Am Boudica in the second half of the field when she backs up this week in the Group 2 $500,000 Sky Racing-W.A. Guineas (1600m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Damien Oliver,above, rides I Am Boudica in the W.A. Guineas at Ascot in Perth. Photo by Ultimate Racing …

Oliver not concerned about Mackintosh’s wide barrier in Railway Stakes

Oliver not concerned about Mackintosh’s wide barrier in Railway Stakes

18 Nov, 2016

Three times Melbourne Cup winning jockey Damien Oliver is not concerned about Mackintosh’s wide barrier in the Group 1 $1m James Boag’s Premium Railway Stakes (1600m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Damien Oliver rides Macintosh, above, in the Railway Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Daniel Costello.

The Chris Waller trained Mackintosh came up with …

Sadler chasing overdue win in the Ballarat Cup with Observational

Sadler chasing overdue win in the Ballarat Cup with Observational

17 Nov, 2016

Caulfield trainer John Sadler is chasing an overdue win in the Listed $300,000 Ballarat Cup (2200m) at Ballarat on Saturday with new stable acquisition Observational.

Trainer John Sadler, above, has Observational running for him in the Ballarat Cup at Ballarat. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Sadler won the Ballarat Cup with Pressman’s Choice in …

Railway Stakes barrier draw, Mackintosh still a chance from wide gate

Railway Stakes barrier draw, Mackintosh still a chance from wide gate

16 Nov, 2016

Trainer Chris Waller is still giving Mackintosh a great chance of winning the Group 1 $1m James Boag’s Premium Railway Stakes (1600m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday for a second year in succession for the stable even though he has drawn a wide barrier.

Mackintosh, above, is still a chance in the Railway Stakes …

Reflection draws Perfect barrier in Railway Stakes

Reflection draws Perfect barrier in Railway Stakes

16 Nov, 2016

Local mare Perfect Reflection remains the favourite for the Group 1 $1m James Boag’s Premium Railway Stakes (1600m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday after drawing barrier two in the capacity field.

Mackintosh, above, drew barrier sixteen in the Railway Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Sixteen horses plus three emergencies make up the …

Oliver to team up with Mackintosh for 1st Railway Stakes win

Oliver to team up with Mackintosh for 1st Railway Stakes win

15 Nov, 2016

Champion jockey Damien Oliver is hoping to win his first Group 1 $1m James Boag’s Premium Railway Stakes (1600m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday when he teams up with the Chris Waller trained Mackintosh.

Damien Oliver will ride Mackintosh, above, in the Railway Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Oliver has had a …

Prompt Response Records Deserved Win In Twilight Glow Stakes

Prompt Response Records Deserved Win In Twilight Glow Stakes

12 Nov, 2016

Talented filly Prompt Response returned to winning form with a tough victory in the 2016 Twilight Glow Stakes at Ladbrokes Park this afternoon.

Prompt Response held-off a host of challengers to win the 2016 Twilight Glow Stakes at Ladbrokes Park this afternoon. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Prompt Response went into the Twilight Glow 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 …