News About: Damien Oliver

Eshtiraak facing Sydney 2yos for 1st time in Champagne Stakes

Eshtiraak facing Sydney 2yos for 1st time in Champagne Stakes

13 Apr, 2017

Lindsay Park co-trainer David Hayes believes Eshtiraak has the right form to take on the Sydney two year olds in the Group 1 $500,000 Moet & Chandon Champagne Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Damien Oliver, above, rides Eshtiraak in the Champagne Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Eshtiraak has raced six times …

Invader draws the rails in 2017 Champagne Stakes field

Invader draws the rails in 2017 Champagne Stakes field

12 Apr, 2017

Inglis Sires’ winner Invader is assured to start a very short priced favourite for the Group 1 $500,000 Moet & Chandon Champagne Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday after drawing the rails in the ten horse field.

Invader, above, has the rails in the 2017 Champagne Stakes field at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Invader …

Secret Agenda Too Good in Sapphire Stakes

Secret Agenda Too Good in Sapphire Stakes

8 Apr, 2017

Secret Agenda has mustered an impressive turn of foot to win the Group 2 Sapphire Stakes (1200m) at Royal Randwick this afternoon; the final race on Day 2 of The Championships.

A proven performer on soft going, Secret Agenda was rated only some chance of success this afternoon, but did her chances of returning to …

Oliver Thrilled to Ride The United States in Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Oliver Thrilled to Ride The United States in Queen Elizabeth Stakes

3 Apr, 2017

Damien Oliver is thrilled to have been confirmed for the ride aboard The United States in the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) on Day 2 of The Championships at Royal Randwick.

Damien Oliver will ride The United States in Saturday’s Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Randwick. Photo: Steve Hart

The reigning Queen Elizabeth …

Flying Artie out of Newmarket Handicap

Flying Artie out of Newmarket Handicap

7 Mar, 2017

Smart colt Flying Artie is out of contention for the Group 1 $1.25m Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington after a degree of mucus was detected in his lungs after being scoped.

Flying Artie, above in pink and black colours, is out of contention for the Newmarket Handicap at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.…

Moreira to chase more G1 success in Newmarket Handicap

Moreira to chase more G1 success in Newmarket Handicap

6 Mar, 2017

‘The Magic Man’ Joao Moreira, fresh off riding a record eight winners at Sha Tin in Hong Kong on Sunday, is in line to collect another Melbourne Autumn Carnival Group 1 win with Flying Artie in the  $1.25m Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Joao Moreira, above, rides Flying Artie in the Newmarket …

Moreira to Ride Flying Artie in Newmarket Handicap

Moreira to Ride Flying Artie in Newmarket Handicap

28 Feb, 2017

Leading Hong Kong jockey Joao Moreira has been booked to take the lightweight ride on Flying Artie in the 2017 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington Racecourse on March 11th.

Flying Artie will be partnered by Joao Moreira in the 2017 Newmarket Handicap. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Champion jockey Damien Oliver is the first …

Catchy draws barrier 13 in 2017 Blue Diamond Stakes

Catchy draws barrier 13 in 2017 Blue Diamond Stakes

21 Feb, 2017

Jockey Craig Williams will have to be at his brilliant best to win his first Group 1 $1.5m Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on Saturday after his mount Catchy drew barrier thirteen in the sixteen horse field plus one emergency.

Catchy, above in red and white colours, has drawn barrier 13 in the …

Oliver to find right path for Flying Artie in Black Caviar Lightning

Oliver to find right path for Flying Artie in Black Caviar Lightning

17 Feb, 2017

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.

Damien Oliver and Flying Artie, above, will combine again in the Black Caviar Lightning at Flemington. …

Flying Artie can give Oliver his 6th Black Caviar Lightning win

Flying Artie can give Oliver his 6th Black Caviar Lightning win

16 Feb, 2017

The Mick Price trained Flying Artie can give champion jockey Damien Oliver his sixth win in the Group 1 $750,000 Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Jockey Damien Oliver and Flying Artie, above, will team up again in the Black Caviar Lightning at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Oliver hasn’t won the …