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Messara not concerned with Ortensia’s outside draw at Haydock

Messara not concerned with Ortensia’s outside draw at Haydock

8 Sep, 2012

Ortensia’s outside barrier doesn’t concern trainer Paul Messara, declaring that the in-form mare is 100 per cent heading to Haydock today looking for her second Group 1 win on English soil at her last run in Eurpoe before returning home to Australia.

Ortensia drew the outside in the fifteen horse field but with William Buick …

Messara confident of another Group 1 win for Ortensia

Messara confident of another Group 1 win for Ortensia

6 Sep, 2012

Australian trainer Paul Messara’s confidence of winning another Group 1 on English soil with his top sprinting mare Ortensia was boosted with the confirmation that local top jockey William Buick would ride and the Haydock track was likely to be good for Saturday.

Messara sees Buick’s engagement as a bonus after the successful English rider …

Ortensia off to Haydock after Nunthorpe Stakes win

Ortensia off to Haydock after Nunthorpe Stakes win

27 Aug, 2012

International Group 1 winner Ortensia will now head to Haydock Park in two weeks to try and add another top level Cup to her trophy cabinet after winning the Group 1 £250,000 The Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes (5 furlongs) at York last Friday.

Ortensia will next race in the Betfred Sprint Cup at Haydock Park. Photo …