News About: Mark Zahra

Ana Royale could be surprise Queensland Derby runner

Ana Royale could be surprise Queensland Derby runner

5 Jun, 2017

Tough staying filly Ana Royale could be a surprise runner in the Group 1 $600,000 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2200m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Jockey Mark Zahra, above, is booked to ride Ana Royale in the Queenasland Derby at Doomben. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Caulfield trainer Stuart Webb is considering paying the $18,000 late entry …

Queensland Oaks Likely For SA Fillies Classic Winner Ana Royle

Queensland Oaks Likely For SA Fillies Classic Winner Ana Royle

20 May, 2017

Ana Royale could head North for the 2017 Queensland Oaks after she showed her staying credentials with an impressive in the South Australian Fillies Classic at Morphettville this afternoon.

Ana Royale went into the South Australian Fillies Classic as a clear favourite, but jockey Mark Zahra had no problems dragging her back towards the tail …

Secret Agenda chasing back to back G1 wins in The Goodwood

Secret Agenda chasing back to back G1 wins in The Goodwood

16 May, 2017

Front running Victorian mare Secret Agenda is chasing back to back Morphettville Group 1 wins when she lines up in the $1m Darley Goodwood (1200m) on Saturday.

Secret Agenda, above, will be chasing back to back Morphettville G1 wins in the The Goodwood. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Champion jockey Damien Oliver let Secret Agenda slide …

Ruthven’s staying ability can help overcome horror South Australian Derby barrier

Ruthven’s staying ability can help overcome horror South Australian Derby barrier

12 May, 2017

Caulfield trainer Ciaron Maher is hoping Ruthven’s staying credentials will be enough to make up for a horror barrier draw in the Group 1 $600,000 South Australian Derby (2500m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Jockey Mark Zahra, above, rides Ruthven in the South Australian Derby at Morphettville. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Ruthven came up with barrier …

2017 Arrowfield Sprint Results: Derryn Wins

2017 Arrowfield Sprint Results: Derryn Wins

8 Apr, 2017

Derryn finished over the top of Global Glamour to record an impressive victory in the 2017 Arrowfield Sprint at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

Derryn produced the best performance of her career to win the 2017 Arrowfield Sprint. Photo by: Steve Hart

Global Glamour and Into Orbit did battle for the lead in the early stages …

Thousand Guineas The Long-Term Goal For Percy Sykes Stakes Winner Shoals

Thousand Guineas The Long-Term Goal For Percy Sykes Stakes Winner Shoals

8 Apr, 2017

Co-trainer Lee Freedman revealed that the 2017 Thousand Guineas could be the long-term goal for Shoals following her impressive victory in the 2017 Percy Sykes Stakes at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

Shoals and Formality fought out the finish in the 2017 Percy Sykes Stakes. Photo by: Steve Hart

There was plenty of action in the …

Almanzora to live up to hype in Percy Sykes Stakes

Almanzora to live up to hype in Percy Sykes Stakes

6 Apr, 2017

Well bred Lonhro filly Almanzora gets her chance to live up to the hype surrounding her when she steps out in the Group 2 $600,000 IG Share Trading Percy Sykes Stakes (1200m) at Randwick on day two of ‘The Championships’ on Saturday.

Jockey Corey Brown, above, winning on Spectroscope, will wear the royal blue colours …

Zahra to Ride Harlow Gold in Australian Oaks

Zahra to Ride Harlow Gold in Australian Oaks

3 Apr, 2017

Mark Zahra has been confirmed to take the ride on Harlow Gold, when the talented filly takes her position in Saturday’s 2017 Australian Oaks field at Royal Randwick.

Mark Zahra will ride Harlow Gold on Saturday’s Group 1 Australian Oaks at Randwick. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Harlow Gold has been partnered by Regan Bayliss …

Australian Cup for Mornington Cup Prelude winner Boom Time

Australian Cup for Mornington Cup Prelude winner Boom Time

25 Feb, 2017

Market drifter Boom Time will head towards the Australian Cup after scoring a tough win in the Listed $120,000 Ladbrokes Mornington Cup Prelude (2000m) at Caulfield today.

Boom Time, above, proves too strong to win the Ladbrokes Mornington Cup Prelude at Caulfield. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Boom Time drifted from $6.50 to start at …

Gear change for Tom Melbourne in TS Carlyon Cup

Gear change for Tom Melbourne in TS Carlyon Cup

10 Feb, 2017

Co-trainer Lee Freedman is hoping a gear change will end a frustrating run of minor placings for Tom Melbourne who runs first up in the Group 3 $150,000 The Resimax TS Carlyon Cup (1600m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Tom Melbourne, above in black yellow and white colours running second to Oceanographer in the Lexus Stakes, …