News About: Kensington Stakes

Wild Rain in for light Spring preparation

Wild Rain in for light Spring preparation

18 Jul, 2016

Last Saturday’s brilliant first up Caulfield winner Wild Rain will have a light Spring Carnival campaign before being prepared for the Magic Millions Carnival in January next year.

Wild Rain, above, with Damien Oliver in the saddle score a comfortable win in the Sir John Monash Stakes at Caulfield. Phoyo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The …

Headwater back to best with Kensington Stakes win

Headwater back to best with Kensington Stakes win

1 Feb, 2016

Headwater is back to his best after scoring a resounding first up win in the Listed $120,000 Kensington Stakes (1000m) at Flemington last Saturday.

Headwater, green colours, was back in the winner’s stall winning the Kensington Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Team Hawkes trained Headwater was having his start since a …

Weight The Only Issue For The Quarterback In Kensington Stakes

Weight The Only Issue For The Quarterback In Kensington Stakes

29 Jan, 2016

Trainer Robbie Griffiths is very happy with The Quarterback ahead of the 2016 Kensington Stakes, but he admits he is concerned about the big weight the talented sprinter will carry in the Listed event.

The Quarterback has the chance to join First Command as a back-to-back winner of the Kensington Stakes. Photo by: Ultimate Racing …

Headwater To Resume In Kensington Stakes

Headwater To Resume In Kensington Stakes

27 Jan, 2016

The 2016 Kensington Stakes field has been released and Headwater is set to return to the races in the Listed event at Flemington on Saturday.

Headwater is one of 11 horses that have been included in the 2016 Kensington Stakes field. Photo by: Steve Hart

Headwater made his racing debut with an impressive win at …

Want To Rock To Head To Blue Diamond Preview

Want To Rock To Head To Blue Diamond Preview

4 Jan, 2016

Co-trainer Matthew Ellerton has confirmed that Want To Rock will head to the 2016 Blue Diamond Preview at Caulfield on January 26 after she made her racing debut with an impressive victory in the New Year Plate (1000m) at Flemington on Friday.

Want To Rock made his racing debut with a narrow victory in the …

The Quarterback Set For Oakleigh Plate

The Quarterback Set For Oakleigh Plate

18 Dec, 2015

Trainer Robbie Griffiths has revealed that The Quarterback will be set for the 2016 Oakleigh Plate before he takes on the best sprinters in the country in the Newmarket Handicap.

The Quarterback will have the chance to record a maiden win at the highest level of racing during the autumn. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos…

Orujo Set To Return At Royal Randwick

Orujo Set To Return At Royal Randwick

6 Jul, 2015

Promising three-year-old Orujo is set to make his return to racing at Royal Randwick on Saturday after he was included in the nominations for the $85,000 Benchmark 75 event.

Orujo (middle) was only narrowly denied by The Quarterback in the Kensington Stakes during his summer campaign. Photo by: Adrienne Bicknell

Orujo showed plenty of ability …

Laing Admits Audino Is Outclassed In Australia Stakes

Laing Admits Audino Is Outclassed In Australia Stakes

23 Jan, 2015

Audino is set to make his debut at Group level in the 2015 Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley tomorrow and trainer Robbie Laing admits that that six-year-old will be outclassed in the $200,000 event.

Audino will face the toughest test of his career to date in the 2015 Australia Stakes at Moonee Valley tomorrow. Photo …

The Quarterback to be tested for Newmarket Handicap in W.J. Adams Stakes

The Quarterback to be tested for Newmarket Handicap in W.J. Adams Stakes

21 Jan, 2015

In-form sprinter The Quarterback will be one step closer to earning a place in the Newmarket Handicap if he wins the Listed $120,000 W.J. Adams Stakes (1000m) at Sandown on Monday.

A win for The Quarterback in the W.J. Adams Stakes could see him earn a place in the Newmarket Handicap at Flemington. Photo by …

Black Caviar Lightning Stakes On The Agenda For The Quarterback

Black Caviar Lightning Stakes On The Agenda For The Quarterback

12 Jan, 2015

Trainer Robbie Griffiths has revealed that talented sprinter The Quarterback could contest the 2015 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes at Flemington on February 21 after he recorded an impressive win in the Listed Kensington Stakes (1000m) at Flemington on Saturday.

The Quarterback has recorded three wins from six starts since returning to the races in October. …