News About: Nick Olive

2016 Vinery Stud Stakes: Single Gaze Wins

2016 Vinery Stud Stakes: Single Gaze Wins

26 Mar, 2016

Single Gaze delivered Canberra trainer Nick Olive a maiden win at Group 1 level with a very brave win in the 2016 Vinery Stud Stakes at Rosehill Gardens this afternoon.

Kathy O’Hara was thrilled to have taken out the 2016 Vinery Stud Stakes on Single Gaze. Photo by: Steve Hart

Single Gaze took out the …

Single Gaze in great order for Champagne Classic

Single Gaze in great order for Champagne Classic

6 May, 2015

Canberra filly Single Gaze is in great order to kick off her three race Brisbane Winter Carnival campaign in the Group 2 $175,000 Bollinger Champagne Classic (1200m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Single Gaze kicks of her Winter Carnival campaign in the Champagne Classic at Doomben. Photo by Steve Hart.

Trainer Nick Olive gave Single Gaze …

Canberra Introduces CanBOBS Bonus Scheme

Canberra Introduces CanBOBS Bonus Scheme

24 Aug, 2011

Canberra will get its very own bonus scheme as of September 1st this year.

The scheme, which will be known as CanBOBS, will deliver a $5,000 bonus to eligible horses who win at the territory’s major racecourse; Thoroughbred Park.

$4,625 of the bonus will be paid to the winning horse’s connections, while the winning …

Voice Commander Named Country Horse Of The Year

Voice Commander Named Country Horse Of The Year

12 Aug, 2011

Voice Commander has been named the NSW Country Champion Horse Of The Year

Seven-year-old gelding Voice Commander was announced as the 2011 NSW Country Champion Horse Of The Year last night at the NSW Racehorse Owners Associations night of champions.

Trainer Nick Olive was elated after his horse received the title.

“What a great honour …

Olive’s Stable Stars Look Towards Spring Campaigns

Olive’s Stable Stars Look Towards Spring Campaigns

27 Jul, 2011

Voice Commander is one of trainer Nick Olive's stable stars preparing for the Spring

Canberra trainer Nick Olive is currently preparing stable stars Zaratone and Voice Commander for their upcoming campaigns following recent spells.

Zaratone enjoyed a successful Sydney autumn carnival campaign earlier in the year, winning three of his six race starts.

“I was …

Capital Commander Hopes To Make Magic Over A Mile

Capital Commander Hopes To Make Magic Over A Mile

20 Jun, 2011

Canberra trainer Nick Olive is hopeful his filly Capital Commander will relish the increase in distance when she attempts the mile for the first time this Wednesday at Warwick Farm.

Olive feels that Capital Commander is ideally prepared for the step up in distance.

“She’s really starting to relax during her work, which is what …

Nick Olive’s Stables Spell Success For Triple Crown

Nick Olive’s Stables Spell Success For Triple Crown

25 May, 2011

Trainer Nick Olive has been praised by Triple Crown Syndications for his hand in turning around the career of both Merci Grand and Celero.

The two horses failed under the training of Chris Waller in Sydney, they have both flourished since moving to Olive’s stable at Thoroughbred Park in Canberra.

Triple Crown Syndications manager Michael …

Decision Time For Voice Commander

Decision Time For Voice Commander

10 May, 2011

Voice Commander's winter campaign still undecided

Trainer Nick Olive’s Voice Commander has made a fantastic recovery following his classy win in the $140,000 Listed Wagga Wagga Cup last Friday.

Owners are now battling with the decision of whether to send their stakes winner to Sydney or Brisbane for the winter.

No-matter the decision, Nick Olive …