News About: Tony Pike

2016 Victoria Derby Field: Purton to stay out of trouble

2016 Victoria Derby Field: Purton to stay out of trouble

29 Oct, 2016

Hong Kong based jockey Zac Purton says that his main objective on favourite Sacred Elixir is to stay clear of trouble in the Group 1 $1.5m AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington today.

Sacred Elixir, above, will start as the favourite in the Victory Derby at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Sacred Elixir will …

2016 Victoria Derby: Purton back on Sacred Elixir

2016 Victoria Derby: Purton back on Sacred Elixir

24 Oct, 2016

Hong Kong Jockey Club premiership winning jockey Zac Purton will be back aboard Sacred Elixir in the Group 1 $1.5m AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Jockey Zac Purton will ride Scared Elixir, above, in the Victoria Derby at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Purton guided Sacred Elixir to victory in the …

Victoria Derby Next for Moonee Valley Vase Winner Sacred Elixir

Victoria Derby Next for Moonee Valley Vase Winner Sacred Elixir

22 Oct, 2016

Sacred Elixir has completed an ideal lead-in to the 2016 Victoria Derby after returning to winning form in the Group 2 Moonee Valley Vase (2040m) this afternoon.

Sacred Elixir, above, wins the LUCRF Super Vase at Moonee Valley. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Returning to racing this time for an impressive win in the Group …

Scared Elixir to replicate Press Statement in Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas

Scared Elixir to replicate Press Statement in Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas

7 Oct, 2016

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike is hoping his star three year old Sacred Elixir can replicate the deeds of last year’s winner Press Statement and win the Group 1 $1m Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Sacred Elixir, above, will try to win the JJ Atkins – Caulfield Guineas double at Caulfield. Photo by …

Sacred Elixir can earn a start in Cox Plate

Sacred Elixir can earn a start in Cox Plate

28 Jul, 2016

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike is not ruling out his two year old Group 1 winner Sacred Elixir taking on the older horses at weight for age in the Group 1 $3m Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley during the 2016 Melbourne Spring Carnival.

Sacred Elixir, above, can earn himself a spot in the Cox Plate …

Sacred Star draws the rails in Glasshouse Handicap

Sacred Star draws the rails in Glasshouse Handicap

29 Jun, 2016

Kiwi sprinter Sacred Star has drawn the rails in the Listed $175,000 HMR Projects Pty Ltd Glasshouse Handicap (1400m) at the Sunshine Coast on Saturday.

Sacred Star, above, has drawn the rails in the Glasshouse Handicap at the Sunshine Coast. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike has elected to stay on in Queensland …

Sacred Star Ready for Glasshouse Handicap

Sacred Star Ready for Glasshouse Handicap

29 Jun, 2016

Trainer Tony Pike is confident seasoned sprinter Sacred Star will be tough to beat when he lines up for the Listed Glasshouse Handicap (1400m) on the Sunshine Coast this weekend.

Sacred Star is primed for success in Saturday’s Listed Glasshouse Handicap on the Sunshine Coast. Photo: Steve Hart

Sacred Star began his racing career under …

2016 Queensland Oaks Results: Provocative Too Good

2016 Queensland Oaks Results: Provocative Too Good

11 Jun, 2016

Provocative stamped herself as a filly with a big future with a strong staying performance in the 2016 Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm this afternoon.

Provocative was far too strong for her opposition in the Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm this afternoon. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Provocative only earnt a place in the Queensland Oaks …

Provocative takes her place in Queensland Oaks

Provocative takes her place in Queensland Oaks

8 Jun, 2016

Kiwi filly Provocative will take her place in the rescheduled Group 1 $500,000 Treasury Casino & Hotel Queensland Oaks (2400m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Imposing Lass, above, heads the market order for the Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm. Photo by Steve Hart.

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike had contemplated backing up Provocative in the Group …

JJ Atkins Ideal for Sacred Elixir

JJ Atkins Ideal for Sacred Elixir

7 Jun, 2016

Sacred Elixir savaged the line in the Group 2 BRC Sires’ Produce Stakes (1350m) a fortnight ago, and trainer Tony Pike believes the two-year-old will be very hard to beat when he lines up for the Group 1 JJ Atkins (1600m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Sacred Elixir worked well alongside stablemate Sacred Star (pictured) …