News About: J.J. Atkins

Bosson to chase 2nd Caulfield Cup win on Gingernuts

Bosson to chase 2nd Caulfield Cup win on Gingernuts

15 Jun, 2017

Highly rated Kiwi jockey Opie Bosson has plenty of time to recover from a severe viral infection before teaming up again with Gingernuts to chase a second Caulfield Cup win during the 2017 Melbourne Spring Carnival.

Opie Bosson and Gingernuts, above, combine to win the 2017 Rosehill Guineas at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

Bosson …

Spring Carnival plans in the pipeline for Chocante

Spring Carnival plans in the pipeline for Chocante

15 Jun, 2017

Spring Carnival plans are in the pipeline for New Zealand stayer Chocante following his all the way win in the Group 2 $300,000 Evergreen Turf Brisbane Cup (2200m) at Doomben last Saturday.

A Spring Carnival campaign is in the pipeline for Brisbane Cup winner Chocante, above. Photo by Steve Hart.

Kiwi trainer Stephen Marsh said …

Byrne Back on Perfect Dare in Eye Liner Stakes

Byrne Back on Perfect Dare in Eye Liner Stakes

13 Jun, 2017

In form jockey Jim Byrne will be re-united with the Matthew Dunn trained Perfect Dare in the Listed $175,000 City Of Ipswich Eye Liner Stakes (1350m) at Ipswich on Saturday.

Perfect Dare and Jim Byrne, above in the yellow colours, will combine again in the Eye Liner Stakes at Ipswich. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Byrne …

Capital Gain to be set for the Australian Derby

Capital Gain to be set for the Australian Derby

12 Jun, 2017

Newly crowned Group 1 winner Capital Gain will head to the spelling paddock before being set for an Australian Derby campaign during the 2018 Sydney Autumn Carnival.

Capital Gain, above winning the J.J. Atkins at Doomben, will be set for the 2018 Australian Derby at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Trainer Paul Butterworth is still …

Qiji Phoenix scratched from 2017 J.J. Atkins

Qiji Phoenix scratched from 2017 J.J. Atkins

9 Jun, 2017

Kiwi colt Qiji Phoenix has been scratched from the Group 1 $600,000 BMW J.J. Atkins (1600m) at Doomben on Saturday after developing a respiratory problem.

Jockey Jim Byrne, above, rides the second favourite Capital Gain in the J.J. Atkins at Doomben. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Sky Racing’s Andrew Bensley has reported on twitter that trainer …

Queensland Derby’s reduced distance will suit Shocking Luck

Queensland Derby’s reduced distance will suit Shocking Luck

8 Jun, 2017

The reduced distance of 2200m for the Group 1 $600,000 Channel Seven Queensland Derby at Doomben on Saturday will suit Kiwi three year old Shocking Luck.

Volatile Mix, above with yellow cap and white sleeves, will jump from the outside gate in the Queensland Derby at Doomben. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Two starts back Shocking …

Melody Belle can recoup late fee with J.J. Atkins win

Melody Belle can recoup late fee with J.J. Atkins win

8 Jun, 2017

Short priced favourite Melody Belle can recoup her late entry fee with plenty of interest if she can win the Group 1 $600,000 BMW J.J. Atkins (1600m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Hugh Bowman, above, rides Taking Aim in the J.J. Atkins at Doomben. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Melody Belle’s is raced by New Zealand’s Te …

Melody Belle remains short priced favourite after J.J. Atkins barrier draw

Melody Belle remains short priced favourite after J.J. Atkins barrier draw

7 Jun, 2017

Kiwi filly Melody Belle remains a short priced favourite for the Group 1 $600,000 BMW J.J. Atkins (1600m) at Doomben on Saturday even though she has drawn in the second half of the fifteen horse field.

Jim Byrne, above, rides Capital Gain in the J.J. Atkins at Doomben. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Melody Belle drew …

Melody Belle dominates 2017 J. J. Atkins betting

Melody Belle dominates 2017 J. J. Atkins betting

5 Jun, 2017

Kiwi filly Melody Belle dominates pre-post betting for the Group 1 $600,000 BMW Australia J.J. Atkins (1600m) at Doomben on Saturday even though she is not officially in the field.

Kiwi jockey Opie Bosson, above on Rosehill Guineas winner Gingetnuts, will ride Melody Belle in the J.J. Atkins at Doomben. Photo by Steve Hart.

Melody …

Splurge can earn Stradbroke Handicap late entry with Moreton Cup win

Splurge can earn Stradbroke Handicap late entry with Moreton Cup win

2 Jun, 2017

A win by Splurge in the Group 2 $175,000 Ascot Green Moreton Cup (1200m) at Doomben on Saturday might be enough incentive for connections to pay the late entry fee to gain a start in the Stradbroke Handicap.

Jockey Jason Collett, above, rides Splurge in the Moreton Cup at Doomben. Photo by Steve Hart.

Splurge …