News About: Straight Six

Smerdon Hopeful Oak Door Will Make Stradbroke Handicap Field

Smerdon Hopeful Oak Door Will Make Stradbroke Handicap Field

6 Jun, 2017

Trainer Robert Smerdon is hopeful that scratchings will lead to classy three-year-old Oak Door gaining a position in Saturday’s Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap field at Doomben Racecourse.

Oak Door currently sits 25th in the Stradbroke Handicap order of entry. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Oak Door has shown plenty of ability throughout his short but impressive …

Andrew Ramsden Stakes Day Preview & Tips

Andrew Ramsden Stakes Day Preview & Tips

19 May, 2017

It’s a big day of racing slated for Flemington on Saturday, including both the Listed Andrew Ramsden Stakes (3200m) and the time-honoured Listed Straight Six (1200m).

Renew and Like A Carousel will go head to head in the Listed Andrew Ramsden Stakes on Saturday. Photo: Sarah Ebbett

Capacity and talent-rich fields have been taken for …

Lumosty Primed for Stradbroke Handicap

Lumosty Primed for Stradbroke Handicap

25 May, 2015

Lumosty continued her recent run of dominance with success in Saturday’s Listed Straight Six (1200m) at Flemington and trainer Robert Smerdon has confirmed the classy filly will definitely take her place in the 2015 Stradbroke Handicap field should she rate high enough for entry.

Lumosty posted a second-consecutive win in Saturday’s Listed Straight Six at …

Raffaello Resumes Career For New Trainer

Raffaello Resumes Career For New Trainer

17 May, 2011

Raffaello will recommence his career this Saturday under new trainer Patrick Ryan should a beach gallop go well tomorrow.

If Raffaello proves to his new trainer he is up to scratch, the six-year-old will start in the Straight Six at Flemington Racecourse this weekend.

Ryan does not believe Raffaello will be at his peak fitness …