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Rock Diva to step up Melbourne Cup preparation

Rock Diva to step up Melbourne Cup preparation

28 Jul, 2015

Proven ‘two miler’ Rock Diva is set to step up her 2015 Melbourne Cup preparation at her home base at Cambridge in New Zealand.

Rock Diva, yellow with checked cap on the fence, ran fourth to Sonntag, purple and yellow in the 2014 Queensland Derby at Eagle Farm. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Top Kiwi trainer …

Melbourne Cup The Goal For Rock Diva

Melbourne Cup The Goal For Rock Diva

26 Jun, 2015

Raffles Farm manager Bruce Sherwin has confirmed that the 2015 Melbourne Cup will be the major 2015 Spring Racing Carnival goal for talented stayer Rock Diva.

Rock Diva finished fourth behind Sonntag in the 2014 edition of the Queensland Derby. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Rock Diva was sent to the spelling paddock following her tough …

Bring Back Not Suited To Firm Ground In Queensland Derby

Bring Back Not Suited To Firm Ground In Queensland Derby

6 Jun, 2014

Glen Boss has been booked to ride Bring Back in the 2014 Queensland Derby, but the leading hoop does not believe that the progressive gelding will be suited by the firm ground at Eagle Farm tomorrow.

Glen Boss is not particularly confident about the chances of Bring Back heading into the 2014 Queensland Derby at …

Purton Excited To Ride Rock Diva In Queensland Derby

Purton Excited To Ride Rock Diva In Queensland Derby

5 Jun, 2014

Zac Purton will be riding in Brisbane for the first time since 2009 on Saturday and the champion Hong Kong jockey is excited to be able to partner Rock Diva in the 2014 Queensland Derby.

Rock Diva finished fourth behind Tinto in the Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm last Saturday. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Purton …

Rock Diva to back up in Queensland Derby, Purton to ride

Rock Diva to back up in Queensland Derby, Purton to ride

3 Jun, 2014

Soon to be crowned Hong Kong’s leading jockey Zac Purton has been booked to ride Kiwi filly Rock Diva in the Group 1 $500,000 Channel Seven Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Tony Pike has tasted Winter Carnival success with Sacred Star winning the QTC Cup at Eagle Farm. Photo by Daniel Costello.…

2014 Queensland Oaks Results: Tinto Outstays Arabian Gold

2014 Queensland Oaks Results: Tinto Outstays Arabian Gold

31 May, 2014

Tough filly Tinto outstayed dominant favourite Arabian Gold to win the 2014 Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm this afternoon.

Tim Bell was delighted to salute on Tinto in the 2014 Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm this afternoon. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Arabian Gold went into the race as the clear punters elect and travelled into …

Terai steps up to Queensland Oaks company

Terai steps up to Queensland Oaks company

30 May, 2014

Darley number one jockey Kerrin McEvoy has no doubt that improving filly Terai will handle the step up to Group 1 company in the $400,000 Treasury Casino & Hotel Queensland Oaks (2400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Jockey Kerrin McEvoy is confident that Terai will handle the class and distance rise in the Queensland Oaks. …

Tornado Miss To Set Pace In Queensland Oaks

Tornado Miss To Set Pace In Queensland Oaks

29 May, 2014

Trainer Tony Gollan has confirmed that tough filly Tornado Miss will set the pace in the 2014 Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm on June 7.

Tornado Miss will be making her Group 1 debut in the 2014 Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm on Saturday. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Tornado Miss has taken up the running …

Sancerre To Make Group 1 Debut In Queensland Oaks

Sancerre To Make Group 1 Debut In Queensland Oaks

29 May, 2014

Sancerre will make her Group 1 debut in the 2014 Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm on Saturday and trainer Tony Pike does not believe that there is much between the lightly-raced filly and her stablemate Rock Diva.

Vinnie Colgan has been booked to ride Sancerre in the 2014 Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm on Saturday. …

Khutulun To Be Ridden Forward In Queensland Oaks

Khutulun To Be Ridden Forward In Queensland Oaks

28 May, 2014

Trainer Luke Oliver has revealed that he expects jockey Ben Melham to push forward on Khutulun in the 2014 Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm on Saturday after the lightly-raced filly drew barrier 22 for the Group 1 event.

Khutulun finished second behind Sonntag in the ALH Ground Handicap at Caulfield just under a fortnight ago. …