News About: Grand Nirvana
Gary Kennewell-trained Conservatorium will have the chance to end his Perth campaign with a victory in the Group 3 Scahill Stakes (1400m) at Ascot on Saturday.
Conservatorium finished fifth in the Group 1 …
Leading Western Australian horses Luckygray and Mr Moet have been allocated the top weight of 58kg for the Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) that will be run at Ascot on Saturday November 23.
West Australian trainer Fred Kersley is searching for a new path to the Newmarket Handicap for his stable star Grand Nirvana.
Kersley was struggling to settle on a suitable timetable for Grand Nirvana in his lead up to the Group 1 $1m Newmarket Handicap (1200m) to be run at Flemington on March 10.
With Black …
Perth trainer Fred Kersley has pencilled in a possible Melbourne campiagn for Saturday’s Group 3 A J Scahill Stakes (1400m) winner Grand Nirvana.
Kersley, the man who trained the great Northerly to a Caulfield Cup and two Cox Plate victories, says the ultra consistent son of Scenic is getting close to earning the right.
After 29 starts, a positive swab, and a short stint in retirement, six-year-old mare Ortensia finally secured her first Group 1 in the $500,000 Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot last Saturday.
Ortensia won the Winterbottom Stakes by an entire length ahead of Rarefied and …
Top sprinting mare Ortensia won her second Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot today and captured her first Group1 albeit belatedly.
The six-year-old mare won the 2009 Winterbottom Stakes when still a Group 2 event for former trainer Tony Noonan.
Later she past the post first in the 2010 Group I The Galaxy (1100m) at Randwick …
The favourites in both feature races on Ascot’s Super Saturday meeting have drawn perfectly.
Ortensia, $2.30, has drawn barrier two for the $500,000 Group I Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) in a field of 12.
Ranger $3.60, has drawn six in the $1m Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) in a field of 18.
Ortensia drew barrier five …
Classy Melbourne mare Avienus is back on track for the Group 1 $1m Railway Stakes(1600m) after a light hit-out at Ascot.
Trainer Mark Webb kept a close eye on Avienus in her first look at the track.
The six year old mare was struck down by travel sickness when arriving in Perth on late …
In form galloper Westriver Kevydonn gained an automatic start in next Saturday’s Group 1 Carlton Draught Railway Stakes (1600m) by winning in the $125,000 RJ Peters Stakes (1500m) at Ascot yesterday.
Heavily backed from $4.20 to $3 favouritism, the son of Danetime led throughout earning an exemption from the Railway ballot.
Westriver Kevydonn is going …
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