News About: Nikki Burke
There does not appear to be a great deal of early speed in the 2014 William Reid Stakes field and trainer Nikki Burke is hoping that talented sprinter Unpretentious will be able to take a forward position in the Group 1 event at Moonee Valley on Friday night.
Lightly raced Prince Of Penzance resumes in the $80,000 Western Heath Handicap (1410m) at Flemington on Saturday with the 2014 Caulfield Cup in trainer Darren Weir’s mind for the four year old.
Weir had to turn his attention to a 2014 Spring Carnival campaign …
Lightly-raced sprinter Unpretentious will make his Group 1 debut in the 2013 VRC Sprint Classic at Flemington on Saturday and trainer Nikki Burke is confident that the Schillaci Stakes winner is going into the race at peak fitness.
Another dashing ride by Damien Oliver on Unpretentious saw the in-form jockey win back to races with a win in the Group 2 $220,000 Schweppes Schillaci Stakes (1000m) at Caulfield today.
Oliver produced a carbon copy ride …
A Newmarket Handicap campaign in the Autumn for Unpretentious hinges on the four year old’s performance in the Listed $120,000 TMB Printing Kevin Heffernan Stakes (1300m) at Sportingbet Sandown Park today.
Cranbourne trainer Nikki Burke has taken the …
Cranbourne trainer Nikki Burke will descend on Sale Racecourse today with an army of four horses.
Amongst her talented group of runners is Unpretentious, who will be having his debut run in the Iplex Pipelines SV 3YO Handicap.
Unpretentious has shown promising talent in his recent trials.
“He’s trialled nicely,” Burke said.
“I couldn’t be …
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