News About: Mark Webb

Black Caviar Faces Country Challenger

Black Caviar Faces Country Challenger

24 Jan, 2012

Arrogant Cat will be making her city debut in style this Friday night when she lines up against Black Caviar in the Group 2 Australia Stakes.

The four-year-old mare has been nominated for a start against the almighty queen of racing as she attempts to claim her 17th unbeaten race start.

Trainer Mark Webb …

Johannapine Works To Keep Flawless Record Alive At Flemington

Johannapine Works To Keep Flawless Record Alive At Flemington

13 Jan, 2012

Johannapine will attempt to keep her unbeaten record alive when she takes her place in the Tauto Handicap at Flemington tomorrow.

The lightly raced four-year-old mare has had just two race starts during her career, and has manged to win each of them.

Johannapine won her debut start at Ballarat by an extraordinary eight lengths …

Avienus future decided after Kingston Town

Avienus future decided after Kingston Town

30 Nov, 2011

Bargain basement buy Avienus may be heading into her final start when she tackles Saturday’s Group 1 $500,000 Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot on Saturday.

Connections are undecided but know the end is nigh.

The Group 2 winner would enhance her broodmare value with win at the highest level but even with failure there …

Avienus Continuing To Kingston Town Classic

Avienus Continuing To Kingston Town Classic

22 Nov, 2011

Avienus will continue on to the Kingston Town Classic

The team behind Avienus will continue forward at Ascot and the Kingston Town Classic despite a disappointing tenth placed finish in the Railway Stakes on the weekend.

Trainer Mark Webb says that performance wasn’t a true indication of the horses ability as she was ridden forward …

A Little Bit Of Luck & Avienus Is A Railway Hope

A Little Bit Of Luck & Avienus Is A Railway Hope

18 Nov, 2011

Avienus will be ridden by Craig Williams in the Railway Stakes

Mark Webb has probably enjoyed a level of success with Avienus this season that few would have expected him to achieve.

While to be fair she still hasn’t won a race, she did do enough to gain a start in Australasia’s premiere weight for …

He’s the plunge horse in 2011 Railway stakes

He’s the plunge horse in 2011 Railway stakes

16 Nov, 2011

Astute Kiwi trainer Roger James will satisfy at least two goals if plunge horse He’s Remarkable wins the $1m Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) at Ascot on Saturday.

Backed from $15 to $7.50, He’s Remarkable would earn both a berth in Sydney’s 2012 Doncaster Hcp (1600m) and pick an initial Group 1.

He’s Remarkable is …

Favourites draw well for Ascot Super Saturday

Favourites draw well for Ascot Super Saturday

16 Nov, 2011

The favourites in both feature races on Ascot’s Super Saturday meeting have drawn perfectly.

Ortensia, $2.30, has drawn barrier two for the $500,000 Group I Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) in a field of 12.

Ranger $3.60, has drawn six in the $1m Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) in a field of 18.

Ortensia drew barrier five …

Avienus back on track for 2011 Railway Stakes

Avienus back on track for 2011 Railway Stakes

13 Nov, 2011

Avienus

Classy Melbourne mare Avienus is back on track for the Group 1 $1m Railway Stakes(1600m) after a light hit-out at Ascot.

Trainer Mark Webb kept a close eye on Avienus in her first look at the track.

The six year old mare was struck down by travel sickness when arriving in Perth on late …

Sick Avienus better in Railway than plane

Sick Avienus better in Railway than plane

10 Nov, 2011

Victorian mare Avienus is being treated for travel sickness after her flight to Perth in readiness for the Group 1 $1m Railway Stakes (1600m) at Ascot on November 19.

The Mark Webb-trained six year old was rushed to a veterinarian clinic on landing late Tuesday night and is under observation.

Webb is confident of a …

Avienus and Toorak Toff – change of tactics

Avienus and Toorak Toff – change of tactics

5 Nov, 2011

Avienus and Toorak Toff will be differently today.

The Group 2 Matriarch Stakes (2000m) top weight Avienus will be ridden quieter if circumstances permit.

Connections have advised Racing Victoria stewards of the new tactics that will be adopted at Flemington..

Avienus settled in the top six in the Cox Plate but weakened before the turn.…