News About: Luke Oliver

Michelle Payne returns to the saddle at Sale

Michelle Payne returns to the saddle at Sale

8 Sep, 2016

Melbourne Cup winning jockey Michelle Payne is set to make a comeback to the saddle at the Victorian counrty meeting at Sale on Sunday.

Michelle Payne and Lucky Liberty, above, are set to be re-united at Sale. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Payne has been out of the saddle since a nasty fall at Mildura in …

Auraria Stakes Winner Fitocracy To Australasian Oaks

Auraria Stakes Winner Fitocracy To Australasian Oaks

18 Apr, 2015

Promising filly Fitocracy is set to head to the 2015 Australasian Oaks at Morphettville on May 2 after she recorded an upset victory in the Auraria Stakes at the same venue this afternoon.

Jockey Brad Rawiller cut the corner on Kanas Sunflower coming into the straight and she looked like the winner when she kicked …

Jessy Belle to step up over the Spring Carnival.

Jessy Belle to step up over the Spring Carnival.

4 Aug, 2014

Last start Moonee Valley winner Jessy Belle will be set for some tougher Spring Carnival assignments following her all the way win in the $80,000 Sportingbet Handicap over 1600m on Saturday.

Jessy Belle to step up to tougher company after all the way win at Moonee Valley. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Luke …

Oliver Happy Not To Claim With Jessy Belle In Vintage Crop Handicap

Oliver Happy Not To Claim With Jessy Belle In Vintage Crop Handicap

18 Jul, 2014

Jessy Belle has been allocated the top weight of 60 kilograms for the Vintage Crop Handicap (1400m), but trainer Luke Oliver is happy with his decision to keep regular jockey Chris Symons on board the talented filly for the $80,000 race that will be held at Flemington tomorrow.

Jessy Belle will be chasing the fifth …

Khutulun To Be Ridden Forward In Queensland Oaks

Khutulun To Be Ridden Forward In Queensland Oaks

28 May, 2014

Trainer Luke Oliver has revealed that he expects jockey Ben Melham to push forward on Khutulun in the 2014 Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm on Saturday after the lightly-raced filly drew barrier 22 for the Group 1 event.

Khutulun finished second behind Sonntag in the ALH Ground Handicap at Caulfield just under a fortnight ago. …

Khutulun to head north for Queensland Oaks

Khutulun to head north for Queensland Oaks

21 May, 2014

Victorian filly Khutulun will head north for the Group 1 $400,000 Treasury Casino & Hotel Queensland Oaks (2400m) at Eagle Farm on May 31 after connections paid the late entry fee yesterday.

Jockey Ben Melham, above, will head to Brisbane to ride Khutulun in the Queensland Oaks. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Caulfield trainer …

Khutulun on trial for Queensland Oaks

Khutulun on trial for Queensland Oaks

14 May, 2014

Connections of three year old Khutulun will consider paying a late entry fee for the Group 1 $400,000 Treasury Casino & Hotel Queensland Oaks (2400m) if the filly performs well at Caulfield on Saturday.

Ben Melham will ride Khutulun on Saturday, Melham won the G1 Goodwood on Smokin' Joey above. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Khutulun …

Jessy Belle To Contest Inglis Guineas

Jessy Belle To Contest Inglis Guineas

13 May, 2014

Trainer Luke Oliver has confirmed that promising filly Jessy Belle will contest the 2014 Inglis Guineas at Scone on Saturday.

Jessy Belle will face the toughest test of her racing career to date in the 2014 Inglis Guineas this weekend. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Jessy Belle was included in the nominations for both …