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All is well with Tarzino, next start is the Makybe Diva Stakes

All is well with Tarzino, next start is the Makybe Diva Stakes

29 Aug, 2016

Trainer Mick Price has reported that all is well with Tarzino and the Victoria Derby winner will have his next Spring Carnival start in the Group 1 $500,000 Makybe Diva Stakes (1600m) at Flemington on September 10.

Tarzino, above, has been given the all clear by trainer Mick Price. Photo by Steve Hart.

Price was …

Sacred Elixir can earn a start in Cox Plate

Sacred Elixir can earn a start in Cox Plate

28 Jul, 2016

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike is not ruling out his two year old Group 1 winner Sacred Elixir taking on the older horses at weight for age in the Group 1 $3m Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley during the 2016 Melbourne Spring Carnival.

Sacred Elixir, above, can earn himself a spot in the Cox Plate …

2016 Queensland Oaks Results: Provocative Too Good

2016 Queensland Oaks Results: Provocative Too Good

11 Jun, 2016

Provocative stamped herself as a filly with a big future with a strong staying performance in the 2016 Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm this afternoon.

Provocative was far too strong for her opposition in the Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm this afternoon. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Provocative only earnt a place in the Queensland Oaks …

Provocative takes her place in Queensland Oaks

Provocative takes her place in Queensland Oaks

8 Jun, 2016

Kiwi filly Provocative will take her place in the rescheduled Group 1 $500,000 Treasury Casino & Hotel Queensland Oaks (2400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Imposing Lass, above, heads the market order for the Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm. Photo by Steve Hart.

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike had contemplated backing up Provocative in the Group …

Queensland Oaks start for Provocative still not confirmed

Queensland Oaks start for Provocative still not confirmed

6 Jun, 2016

Queensland Oaks first emergency Provocative is still not a confirmed starter in the fillies classic and could take on the colts and gelding in the Group 1 $600,000 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

The scratching of Beluga Blue, above, black and white colours, for the Queensland Oaks will allow Provocative …

Puccini to go around in Eagle Farm Cup

Puccini to go around in Eagle Farm Cup

3 Jun, 2016

Former New Zealand Group 1 winner Puccini will go around in the Group 2 $250,000 Pages Event Equipment Hire Eagle Farm Cup (2200m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday even though he has questionable wet track form.

Puccini, above, maroon with white sleeves, was back in the prizemoney when second to Real Love, pink and white, …

Provocative gains a start in Queensland Oaks

Provocative gains a start in Queensland Oaks

3 Jun, 2016

First emergency Provocative has gained a start in Saturday’s Group 1 $500,000 Treasury Casino & Hotel Queensland Oaks (2400m) at Eagle Farm following the scratching of South Australian filly Beluga Blue.

Beluga Blue, black and white colours, has been scratched from the Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Morphettville trainer Leon Macdonald …

Dunn uncertain how Kebede will handle a wet Queensland Oaks track

Dunn uncertain how Kebede will handle a wet Queensland Oaks track

3 Jun, 2016

Trainer Matthew Dunn is uncertain how top Queensland Oaks fancy Kebede will handle the new Eagle Farm track if the predicted downpour arrives on Saturday.

Kebede, yellow cap, is one of the top fancies in the Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Kebede raced into contention for the Group 1 $500,000 Treasury …

Ambience draws horror barrier in 2016 Queensland Oaks

Ambience draws horror barrier in 2016 Queensland Oaks

1 Jun, 2016

One time favourite Ambience has been handed a horror barrier for the Group 1 $500,000 Treasury Casino & Hotel Queensland Oaks (2400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Ambience has drawn horror gate in the Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm. Photo by Steve Hart.

Ambience came up with gate twenty-one in the original draw of eighteen …

Falkenberg draws barrier 3 in Queensland Oaks

Falkenberg draws barrier 3 in Queensland Oaks

1 Jun, 2016

Trainer Paul Snowden’s hopes of drawing a wide barrier for Falkenberg in Saturday’s Queensland Oaks were dashed when the filly came up with the number three marble in the final field of eighteen plus four emergencies.

Blake Shinn will ride Falkenberg in the Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm. Photo by Sarah Ebbett.

Falkenberg has been …