News About: J.J. Atkins

2016 Victoria Derby Field: Purton to stay out of trouble

2016 Victoria Derby Field: Purton to stay out of trouble

29 Oct, 2016

Hong Kong based jockey Zac Purton says that his main objective on favourite Sacred Elixir is to stay clear of trouble in the Group 1 $1.5m AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington today.

Sacred Elixir, above, will start as the favourite in the Victory Derby at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Sacred Elixir will …

Victoria Derby barrier draw sees Sacred Elixir with the inside gate

Victoria Derby barrier draw sees Sacred Elixir with the inside gate

26 Oct, 2016

Group 1 winning Kiwi three year old Sacred Elixir has drawn the inside barrier in the Group 1 $1.5m AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Sacred Elixir, above, draws the inside barrier in the Victoria Derby at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike was hoping for gates five or …

2016 Victoria Derby: Full field plus emergencies

2016 Victoria Derby: Full field plus emergencies

26 Oct, 2016

The Group 1 $1.5m AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington on Saturday has attracted a full field of sixteen three year olds plus four emergencies.

Kiwi three year old Sacred Elixir, above, heads the field for the Victoria Derby at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Tony Pike trained Kiwi three year old Sacred …

2016 Victoria Derby: Purton back on Sacred Elixir

2016 Victoria Derby: Purton back on Sacred Elixir

24 Oct, 2016

Hong Kong Jockey Club premiership winning jockey Zac Purton will be back aboard Sacred Elixir in the Group 1 $1.5m AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Jockey Zac Purton will ride Scared Elixir, above, in the Victoria Derby at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Purton guided Sacred Elixir to victory in the …

Scared Elixir to replicate Press Statement in Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas

Scared Elixir to replicate Press Statement in Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas

7 Oct, 2016

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike is hoping his star three year old Sacred Elixir can replicate the deeds of last year’s winner Press Statement and win the Group 1 $1m Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Sacred Elixir, above, will try to win the JJ Atkins – Caulfield Guineas double at Caulfield. Photo by …

Sacred Elixir can earn a start in Cox Plate

Sacred Elixir can earn a start in Cox Plate

28 Jul, 2016

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike is not ruling out his two year old Group 1 winner Sacred Elixir taking on the older horses at weight for age in the Group 1 $3m Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley during the 2016 Melbourne Spring Carnival.

Sacred Elixir, above, can earn himself a spot in the Cox Plate …

Stablemates to clash in Doomben 3yo Handicap

Stablemates to clash in Doomben 3yo Handicap

27 Jul, 2016

Stablemates Sagaronne and Mr Epic are set to clash when they line up in the $60,000 QTIS 3yo Handicap (1615m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Sagaronne, above in red colours with yellow cap, will clash with stablemate Mr Epic at Doomben. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Mr Epic is chasing a hat trick of wins following his …

Sagaronne cleared to run in Daybreak Lover

Sagaronne cleared to run in Daybreak Lover

24 Jun, 2016

Gold Coast filly Sagaronne has been cleared to run in the Listed $125,000 Landfill Logistics Daybreak Lover (1400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Sagaronne , above, red and yellow colours, has been cleared to take her place in the Daybreak Lover at Eagle Farm. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Sagaronne was having her first run back …

Berry chasing first Stradbroke Handicap win on Charlie Boy

Berry chasing first Stradbroke Handicap win on Charlie Boy

9 Jun, 2016

Globetrotting jockey Tommy Berry is giving himself a good chance of winning his first Stradbroke Handicap on the Peter and Paul Snowden trained Charlie Boy at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Jockey Tommy Berry, above, will ride Charlie Boy in the Stradbroke Handicap at Eagle Farm. Photo by Steve Hart.

Berry has just returned from a …

Favourite Sacred Elixir draws awkward barrier in J J Atkins

Favourite Sacred Elixir draws awkward barrier in J J Atkins

8 Jun, 2016

Hong Kong based Australian jockey Zac Purton will have plenty to do on the favourite Sacred Elixir after the gelding drew barrier thirteen in the Group 1 $600,000 BMW J.J. Atkins (1600m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Hong Kong based jockey Zac Purton will ride Sacred Elixir in the J J Atkins at Eagle Farm. …