News About: Littorio

Champion Horses Celebrate Milestone Birthdays

Champion Horses Celebrate Milestone Birthdays

1 Aug, 2014

Every thoroughbred in Australia turns one year older today and some of the most popular horses in the history of Australian racing are celebrating milestone birthdays.

Veteran gelding Ollie Vollie, who continues to race, is celebrating his 12th birthday.

Horse racing fans will remember Might And Power’s memorable victory in the 1997 Melbourne Cup like …

Suavito Draws Wide In Australian Oaks Barrier Draw

Suavito Draws Wide In Australian Oaks Barrier Draw

15 Apr, 2014

Suavito did not fare well in the 2014 Australian Oaks barrier draw, but trainer Nigel Blackiston remains confident that the talented filly will run well in the Group 1 event at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Suavito will jump from barrier 15 in the 2014 Australian Oaks at Royal Randwick on Saturday. Photo by: Race Horse …

Let’s Make Adeal aimed at The BMW

Let’s Make Adeal aimed at The BMW

14 Jan, 2014

Promising stayer Let’s Make Adeal is being prepared to take on the top quality horses during the Autumn Carnivals with the Group 1 $2.25m The BMW (2400m) at Rosehill on April 5 her main aim.

Let's Make Adeal will be heading to Sydney for the G1 The BMW, Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Flemington …

Australian Cup Then Sydney Trip For Let’s Make Adeal

Australian Cup Then Sydney Trip For Let’s Make Adeal

19 Dec, 2013

Progressive stayer Let’s Make Adeal is set to contest the Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) during the 2014 Melbourne Festival Of Racing before heading to Sydney for the Group 1 The BMW (2400m).

Let's Make Adeal narrowly missed out on a spot in the 2013 Melbourne Cup after finishing second in the Lexus Stakes. Photo …

Cassidy Not Worried About Hawkspur’s Caulfield Cup Barrier

Cassidy Not Worried About Hawkspur’s Caulfield Cup Barrier

16 Oct, 2013

Veteran Jockey Jim Cassidy believes that Hawkspur is good enough to win the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) from barrier 16 on Saturday.

Jim Cassidy is confident that Hawkspur can become the first favourite to win the Melbourne Cup since Master O'Reilly in 2007. Photo by: Steve Hart

Hawkspur has been the clear favourite in …

Blackiston Confident Desert Wizard Up To Class

Blackiston Confident Desert Wizard Up To Class

14 Sep, 2013

Trainer Nigel Blackiston is confident that the undefeated Desert Wizard is good enough to be competitive when he steps up in class to contest the Group 2 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes (1600m) at Moonee Valley this afternoon.

Desert Wizard will make his debut at Group 2 level in the Dato' Tan Chin Nam Stakes …

Cockram Stakes Kick-off For You’re So Good

Cockram Stakes Kick-off For You’re So Good

17 Jul, 2013

Promising filly You’re So Good will kick-off her 2013 Spring Racing Carnival campaign in the Group 3 Cockram Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on August 17.

You're So Good will be entered for the 2013 Cox Plate. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

You’re So Good had an impressive debut racing campaign at the start of …

Glass Half Full – Harmonium in for his Cox Plate fill

Glass Half Full – Harmonium in for his Cox Plate fill

21 Oct, 2011

Glass Harmonium will use pacifiers too keep calm before the start of the Cox Plate

The chances of Glass Harmonium in tomorrow’s 2011 $3m Group 1 W S Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley may be decided before barrier release.

The consistent grey entire is prone to temperament problems and trainer Mike Moroney believes if …

Jukebox Jury Leads Melbourne Cup First Declarations

Jukebox Jury Leads Melbourne Cup First Declarations

4 Oct, 2011

Last month’s Irish St Leger winner Jukebox Jury has been given the number one ballot for the Melbourne Cup ahead of last year’s winner Americain according to the first declarations that were released this afternoon.

The five-year-old has now won three of four races this campaign and is currently in quarantine at Newmarket in England.…

Cox Plate Candidate Littorio Retired Due To Injury

Cox Plate Candidate Littorio Retired Due To Injury

12 Sep, 2011

Littorio has been retired

Serious Cox Plate contender Littorio has been retired from racing despite his impressive victory in the Group 2 Makybe Diva Stakes at Flemington just nine days ago.

The decision came after trainer Nigel Blackiston was told the seven-year-old gelding had developed tendinitis in his good leg yesterday.

The injury is said …