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Ortensia to proceed to Sydney Autumn Carnival

Ortensia to proceed to Sydney Autumn Carnival

25 Feb, 2013

Group 1 winning mare Ortensia will proceed with a Sydney Autumn Carnival campaign even though she failed to flatter in the Group 1 $400,000 Sportingbet Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Ortensia going back to Sydney for the Challenge Stakes. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Ortensia was having her first run back from a spell …

Ortensia to kick off Autumn in Oakleigh Plate

Ortensia to kick off Autumn in Oakleigh Plate

22 Feb, 2013

A forward showing by multiple Group 1 winner Ortensia in the Group 1 $400,000 Sportingbet Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield tomorrow would be a bonus for trainer Paul Messara heading into the rest of the Autumn.

Ortensia commences her Autumn campaign in the Oakleigh Plate at Caulfield. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Ortensia is having her …

Ortensia off to Haydock after Nunthorpe Stakes win

Ortensia off to Haydock after Nunthorpe Stakes win

27 Aug, 2012

International Group 1 winner Ortensia will now head to Haydock Park in two weeks to try and add another top level Cup to her trophy cabinet after winning the Group 1 £250,000 The Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes (5 furlongs) at York last Friday.

Ortensia will next race in the Betfred Sprint Cup at Haydock Park. Photo …

Wet Track Hinders Ortensia’s Nunthorpe Stakes Chances

Wet Track Hinders Ortensia’s Nunthorpe Stakes Chances

24 Aug, 2012

Ortensia will have to contend with a wet track at York Racecourse when she takes part in the Nunthorpe Stakes in England this weekend.

Due to run in the early hours of tomorrow morning Australian time, the Nunthorpe Stakes will be Ortensia’s opportunity to win her first English Group 1 title.

The Testa Rossa mare …

Buick recommends Ortensia for Nunthorpe

Buick recommends Ortensia for Nunthorpe

6 Aug, 2012

Top English jockey William Buick will recommend to trainer Paul Messara to start his smart mare Oretnsia in the Nunthorpe Stakes at York after a return to form in the Group 2 £100,000 Gordon’s King George Stakes (5 furlongs) at Glorious Goodwood on August 3.

Buick was having his second ride on the Australian sprinter …

Whinging Poms Can’t Cop So You Think

Whinging Poms Can’t Cop So You Think

5 Jul, 2011

So You Think is causing quite a stir in the UK

There’s nothing better than sticking it to the poms on the sporting field and it’s all the more sweet when you can do it in their own game.

It’s happened in cricket at Lord’s, it’s happened in rugby at Twickenham and So You Think’s …