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Panzer Division Not At Peak Fitness For Expressway Stakes

Panzer Division Not At Peak Fitness For Expressway Stakes

30 Jan, 2015

Trainer Paul Messara admits that Panzer Division is not at peak fitness for the 2015 Expressway Stakes, but is still expecting the talented colt to perform well in the Group 2 event at Rosehill Gardens tomorrow.

Panzer Division is set to start the 2015 Expressway Stakes as a clear favourite. Photo by: Steve Hart

Panzer …

Lynam Hoping Sole Power Can Go One Better In Hong Kong Sprint

Lynam Hoping Sole Power Can Go One Better In Hong Kong Sprint

12 Dec, 2014

Trainer Edward Lynam is hopeful that Sole Power can go one better in the 2014 Hong Kong Sprint after he finished second behind talented Japanese sprinter Lord Kanaloa in the Group 1 event at Sha Tin last year.

Sole Power finished second behind Lord Kanaloa (pictured) in the 2013 edition of the Hong Kong Sprint. …

Nechita Entered for Nunthorpe in the UK

Nechita Entered for Nunthorpe in the UK

27 Jun, 2013

Former Patinack Farm filly Nechita could join fellow Australian mare Sea Siren in attempting to follow in Ortensia’s footsteps, with new owners Coolmore entering the pair for the Group 1 Nunthorpe Stakes (1000m) at York in August.

Coolmore have entered Nechita for the Nunthorpe Stakes at York in August. Photo by: Steve Hart.

Coolmore shelled …

Group 1 winning mare Ortensia retired

Group 1 winning mare Ortensia retired

20 May, 2013

Paul Messara’s three time Group 1 winner Ortensia has been retired after finishing unplaced in the Listed $140,000 Prydes Easifeed Ortensia Stakes (1100m) at Scone last Saturday.

Three times Group 1 winner Ortensia has been retired. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

The Scone Race Club renamed the 1100m Quality Sprint to be called the Ortensia Stakes …

Ortensia will be right for T J Smith

Ortensia will be right for T J Smith

15 Mar, 2013

Trainer Paul Messara is confident his Group 1 winning mare Ortensia will recover from a back problem to be fit to run in the Group 1 $1m Darley T J Smith (1200m) at Randwick on April 13.

Paul Messara says Ortensia will be right for the T J Smith at Randwick on April 13. Photo …

Ortensia ready to take place in Newmarket

Ortensia ready to take place in Newmarket

6 Mar, 2013

International Group 1 winner Ortensia has recovered from her out of character Oakleigh Plate flop and will take her place in the Group 1 $1m Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Ortensia to run in the Newmarket Handicap with Dwayne Dunn to ride. Photo by Taron Clarke.

Ortensia was having her first run …

Ortensia to proceed to Sydney Autumn Carnival

Ortensia to proceed to Sydney Autumn Carnival

25 Feb, 2013

Group 1 winning mare Ortensia will proceed with a Sydney Autumn Carnival campaign even though she failed to flatter in the Group 1 $400,000 Sportingbet Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Ortensia going back to Sydney for the Challenge Stakes. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Ortensia was having her first run back from a spell …

Ortensia to kick off Autumn in Oakleigh Plate

Ortensia to kick off Autumn in Oakleigh Plate

22 Feb, 2013

A forward showing by multiple Group 1 winner Ortensia in the Group 1 $400,000 Sportingbet Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield tomorrow would be a bonus for trainer Paul Messara heading into the rest of the Autumn.

Ortensia commences her Autumn campaign in the Oakleigh Plate at Caulfield. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Ortensia is having her …

Ortensia to defend Dubai crown

Ortensia to defend Dubai crown

12 Dec, 2012

Trainer Paul Messara would love to return to Dubai with his international Group 1 winner Ortensia to defend her crown in the Group 1 US$1m Al Quoz Sprint (1000m) at Meydan on Dubai World Cup Night in March.

Ortensia could defend their Al Quoz Sprint crown in Dubai. Photo by: Taron Clarke

Messara went on …

Black Caviar wins Cartier Award

Black Caviar wins Cartier Award

14 Nov, 2012

Undefeated superstar Black Caviar has been recognised on the international stage after claiming the prestigious Cartier Award for sprinters announced in London overnight.

Black Caviar has won the Cartier Award for sprinters. Photo by: Sarah Ebbett

Less than a week after Racing Victoria renamed the Group 1 $750,000 Coolmore Lightning Stakes (1000m) at Flemington to …