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Sydney Autumn campaign for Sofia Rosa

Sydney Autumn campaign for Sofia Rosa

25 Nov, 2016

Cambridge trainer Stephen Marsh is hoping his stable star Sofia Rosa can recapture her brilliant three year old form when she returns to Sydney for the 2017 Autumn Carnival and ‘The Championships.’

Kiwi trainer Stephen Marsh is hoping that Sofia Rosa, above in green, blue and yellow colours, can find her Australian Oaks winning form …

Flemington to Suit Sofia Rosa in Makybe Diva Stakes

Flemington to Suit Sofia Rosa in Makybe Diva Stakes

9 Sep, 2016

New Zealand jockey Danielle Johnson believes the Flemington track in Melbourne will suit ATC Oaks winner Sofia Rosa who she travels over to ride in Saturday’s Makybe Diva Stakes.

Sofia Rosa looks well suited to Flemington where she runs in the Makybe Diva Stakes second-up this weekend. Photo: Steve Hart.

Johnson has partnered Stephen Marsh’s …

Kiwi to Ride Sofia Rosa in Makybe Diva Stakes

Kiwi to Ride Sofia Rosa in Makybe Diva Stakes

5 Sep, 2016

The suspension of jockey Michael Walker has paved the way for New Zealand-based hoop Danielle Johnson to pick up a Group 1 ride down under on Sofia Rosa in the Makybe Diva Stakes this Saturday.

ATC Oaks winner Sofia Rosa runs second-up in the 2016 Makybe Diva Stakes at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday in Melbourne. …

Oliver picks up ride on Sofia Rosa in Memsie Stakes

Oliver picks up ride on Sofia Rosa in Memsie Stakes

27 Aug, 2016

Damien Oliver has picked up the ride on Kiwi mare Sofia Rosa in the Group 1 $500,000 New Zealand Bloodstock Memsie Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield today.

Damien Oliver will ride Sofia Rosa, above, in the Memsie Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by Steve Hart.

Oliver was originally engaged to ride the front running Lord Of The …

Memsie Stakes upset on the cards with Sofia Rosa

Memsie Stakes upset on the cards with Sofia Rosa

26 Aug, 2016

Cambridge trainer Stephen Marsh would not be surprised if Australian Oaks winner Sofia Rosa scores an upset win in the Group 1 $500,000 New Zealand Bloodstock Memsie Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Sofia Rosa, above, is set to resume in the Memsie Stakes at Caulfield. Photo by Steve Hart.

Sofia Rosa is having he …

Sofia Rosa is the 2016 Australian Oaks Winner

Sofia Rosa is the 2016 Australian Oaks Winner

9 Apr, 2016

Hugh Bowman’s incredible day at Royal Randwick has continued in the afternoon’s first Group 1 feature race as kiwi raider Sofia Rosa produced an impressive turn of foot in the final straight to win the Australian Oaks (2400m).

Kiwi filly Sofia Rosa wins the Australiian Oaks at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Sofia Rosa heralded …

Hong Kong Cup Confirmed for Lucia Valentina

Hong Kong Cup Confirmed for Lucia Valentina

23 Nov, 2015

Lucia Valentina returned to winning form following a drought of more than a year in the Group 2 Matriarch Stakes (2000m) at Flemington on November 7th and trainer Kris Lees has confirmed the mare will progress to the 2015 Hong Kong Cup at Sha Tin in December.

Group 1 champion Lucia Valentina will contest …

Connections Thrilled with Melbourne Cup 2014 Bound Lucia Valentina

Connections Thrilled with Melbourne Cup 2014 Bound Lucia Valentina

2 Nov, 2014

Returning to racing in typically scintillating form through the 2014 Spring Racing Carninal so far, owner Lib Petagna is confident classy mare Lucia Valentina is more than capable of securing a career-defining victory in Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup 2014.

Lucia Valentina will leave from the inside barrier 2 in the 2014 Melbourne Cup. Photo: Steve Hart…

Coolmore Stud Stakes The Ultimate Spring Goal For Ruud Awakening

Coolmore Stud Stakes The Ultimate Spring Goal For Ruud Awakening

24 Jul, 2013

Trainer Stephen Marsh has named the Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) at Flemington on Victoria Derby Day as the major 2013 Spring Racing Carnival target for classy filly Ruud Awakening.

Trainer Stephen Marsh is hoping Ruud Awakening can replicate the feat of Nechita and beat the boys in the Coolmore Stud Stakes. Photo by: …

Ruud Awakening To Return To Australia

Ruud Awakening To Return To Australia

22 Jul, 2013

Classy New Zealand-trained filly Ruud Awakening will return to Australia for the 2013 Spring Racing Carnival after impressing trainer Stephen Marsh since making her return to trackwork six weeks ago.

Ruud Awakening was the juvenile star in New Zealand earlier this year with the two-year-old scoring dominant victories against strong fields in the Listed Wellesley …