News About: Tony Noonan

Smokin’ Joey To Begin Familiar Spring Path In Gilgai Stakes

Smokin’ Joey To Begin Familiar Spring Path In Gilgai Stakes

30 Sep, 2014

Smokin’ Joey will return to racing in the 2014 Gilgai Stakes at Flemington on Saturday and trainer Wez Hunter has revealed that the Group 1 winner will follow the same spring path as he did last year.

Smokin' Joey scored a maiden win at Group 1 level in The Goodwood during the 2014 Adelaide Autumn …

Top apprentices set up base in Victoria

Top apprentices set up base in Victoria

28 Aug, 2012

Queensland apprentice Bradley Wallace will extend his stay in Melbourne for another twelve months while top Sydney apprentice Chad Schofield has transferred to trainer David Hayes for a three months trial.

Wallace had decided to stay with Tony Noonan after spending the last three months with the Mornington trainer since moving down from the Gold …

Ortensia Set To Impress In Dubai Debut

Ortensia Set To Impress In Dubai Debut

13 Mar, 2012

Ortensia’s chances of winning when she appears in Dubai later this month have improved after her biggest two rivals failed to impress in their lead-up races last weekend.

English galloper Prohibit, as well as Americain horse Regally Ready, both finished outside the placings in the Meydan Sprint on Saturday.

Ortensia is due to line up …

Ortensia Assigned New Rider For Railway Stakes Run

Ortensia Assigned New Rider For Railway Stakes Run

6 Dec, 2011

Ortensia will gain a new rider for her run in the Group 1 Railway Stakes in New Zealand on January 1st next year.

The mare will be ridden by jockey Christian Reith, who will be looking to win his first Group 1 in the race.

“Obviously this is a great opportunity to try to …

Noonan rollercoaster continues

Noonan rollercoaster continues

4 Dec, 2011

The racing rollercoaster once again directly focused on apprentice Jake Noonan at Caulfield on Saturday.

Noonan combined with his father Tony for an emotional win with Our Spirits Bay in the $70,000 Catanach’s Jeweller’s Plate (1200m).

It was their first win together since Jake returned from a fall that threatened his career.

He fell from …

Jake Noonan Relishes In Racing Return

Jake Noonan Relishes In Racing Return

16 Nov, 2011

Apprentice Jake Noonan will ride at Seymour tomorrow

Apprentice jockey Jake Noonanis beginning to find his feet in the world of racing once again after spending the past six months on the sidelines due to a race fall he suffered during the autumn.

“It was a bit of a painful six months on the sideline …

Favourites draw well for Ascot Super Saturday

Favourites draw well for Ascot Super Saturday

16 Nov, 2011

The favourites in both feature races on Ascot’s Super Saturday meeting have drawn perfectly.

Ortensia, $2.30, has drawn barrier two for the $500,000 Group I Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) in a field of 12.

Ranger $3.60, has drawn six in the $1m Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) in a field of 18.

Ortensia drew barrier five …

Ortensia Out Of Retirement For Melbourne Spring Carnival

Ortensia Out Of Retirement For Melbourne Spring Carnival

30 Sep, 2011

Ortensia has come out of retirement for the Spring Carnival

Six-year-old mare Ortensiahas been taken out of retirement in order to compete in this year’s spring racing carnival.

Ortensia competed in a barrier trail at Rosehill yesterday, in which she placed a fast finishing third.

The Testa Rossa mare, who was originally trained by Tony …

Noonan’s Career On Hold Following RVL Ruling

Noonan’s Career On Hold Following RVL Ruling

5 Sep, 2011

Racing Victoria have rejected apprentice jockey Jake Noonan's application to be relicensed on medical advice

Apprentice jockey Jake Noonan has once again been refused the opportunity to resume his riding career after Racing Victoria (RVL) rejected his application to be relicensed.

Noonan was the victim of a horrific race fall in May that left him …

Jake Noonan On Verge Of Remarkable Comeback

Jake Noonan On Verge Of Remarkable Comeback

9 Aug, 2011

Jockey Jake Noonan will make a remarkable comeback to riding at Mornington tomorrow

Three months ago at Flemington Racecourse a horror race fall looked to have cost Jake Noonan his life.

After being dislodged from the paradoxically named Safe, many thought he had been killed as he lay frozen on the turf.

Friend and fellow …