News About: El Divino

Weir hopeful to get Doomben Cup favourite Articus on a flight

Weir hopeful to get Doomben Cup favourite Articus on a flight

16 May, 2017

Victoria’s leading trainer Darren Weir is hopeful of getting the favourite Articus on a flight to Brisbane to compete in the Group 1 $650,000 Hardy Brothers Doomben Cup (2000m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Articus, above, is the the early favourite for the Doomben Cup at Doomben. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Weir has had continuing …

Soft track to suit market mover Derryn in Doomben 10,000

Soft track to suit market mover Derryn in Doomben 10,000

11 May, 2017

A rain affected Doomben track on Saturday will enhance the chances of market mover Derryn in the Group 1 $700,000 James Boag’s Premium Doomben 10000 (1200m).

Derryn, above, has been well supported in the betting for the Doomben 10,000. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Lindsay Park trained Derryn has been well supported in early betting …

El Divino to Debut for Weir in Kensington Stakes

El Divino to Debut for Weir in Kensington Stakes

24 Jan, 2017

Darren Weir is excited to saddle latest stable acquisition El Divino for the first time in Saturday’s Listed Kensington Stakes (1200m) down the famous Flemington straight.

El Divino (inside) has been transferred to the care of Darren Weir for his 2017 Autumn Carnival campaign. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

El Divino began his career under the …

Weir has 4 nominations for Australia Stakes

Weir has 4 nominations for Australia Stakes

23 Jan, 2017

Melbourne’s premiership winning trainer Darren Weir has four of the eighteen horses nominated for the Group 2 $200,000 Browns Sawdust And Savings Australia Stakes (1200m) at Moonee Valley on Friday night.

Black Heart Bart, above, is one of four horses trainer Darren Weir has nominated for the Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley. Photo by Ultimate …

Autumn Sprints Likely for Astern

Autumn Sprints Likely for Astern

18 Jan, 2017

Managing Director of Godolphin Australia Henry Plumptre has revealed that the major autumn sprint races are likely to figure as the major campaign targets for three-year-old Astern this time in.

Boom colt Astern is likely to contest the major Group 1 sprints in autumn. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Astern has shown plenty of ability since …

El Divino’s 2016 Golden Rose Odds Firm

El Divino’s 2016 Golden Rose Odds Firm

10 Sep, 2016

Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott are poised to claim the first Group 1 of the Sydney Spring Carnival when El Divino lines up for the Group 1 Golden Rose (1400m) at Rosehill this afternoon.

El Divino (inside) continues to firm in the hours leading up to the 2016 Golden Rose. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

That …

Omei Sword new favourite for Golden Rose

Omei Sword new favourite for Golden Rose

6 Sep, 2016

The Chris Waller trained Omei Sword is the new favourite for the Group 1 $1m Golden Rose Stakes (1400m) at Rosehill on Saturday after drawing perfectly at barrier three in the fourteen horse field.

Omei Sword, above, is the new favourite for the Golden Rose at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

Omei Sword jumped to …

Joao Moreira snaps up ride on Omei Sword in Golden Rose

Joao Moreira snaps up ride on Omei Sword in Golden Rose

6 Sep, 2016

Champion Hong Kong jockey Joao Moreira has answered a SOS from trainer Chris Waller and will ride favourite Omei Sword in the Group 1 $1m Golden Rose Stakes (1400m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Hong Kong jockey Joao Moreira, above, will ride Omei Sword in the Golden Rose at Rosehill. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Waller only …

Impending most fancied O’Shea runner in Run To The Rose betting

Impending most fancied O’Shea runner in Run To The Rose betting

26 Aug, 2016

Promising three year old Impending, the least raced colt of John O’Shea’s four runners, is the most fancied in the betting for the Group 2 $175,000 MTA Run To The Rose (1200m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Impending, above, is the most fancied John O’Shea runner in the betting for the Run To The Race at …

O’Shea’s 4 to take on heavy track in the Run To The Rose

O’Shea’s 4 to take on heavy track in the Run To The Rose

25 Aug, 2016

Trainer John O’Shea said that all four of his runners in the Group 2 $175,000 MTA Run To The Rose (1200m) at Rosehill on Saturday will go around despite the prospect of another heavy track.

Astern, royal blue colours, will run first up on a heavy track in the Run To The Rose at Rosehill. …