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2011 Crown Oaks winner Mosheen – Nikolic triumph

2011 Crown Oaks winner Mosheen – Nikolic triumph

3 Nov, 2011

Mosheen is the 2011 Crown Oaks winner

Jockey Danny Nikolic is back in the headlines for all the right reasons after a commanding ride aboard Mosheen in today’s $1m Group 1 Crown Oaks (2500m) at Flemington.

Nikolic, in the past two years, has suffered a much publicized war with racing officialdom and a split marriage.…

Atlantic Jewel Forgoes Spell To Tackle Wakeful Stakes

Atlantic Jewel Forgoes Spell To Tackle Wakeful Stakes

14 Oct, 2011

Thousand Guineas winner Atlantic Jewel

Thousand Guineas winner Atlantic Jewel has been confirmed as a runner in the $300,000 Wakeful Stakes on Victoria Derby Day at Flemington.

Trainer Mark Kavanagh had originally suggested the three-year-old filly would be immediately spelled, however, changed his mind after she pulled up exceptionally from the race.

“I spoke to …

Pane In The Glass Surprise Crown Oaks Nominee

Pane In The Glass Surprise Crown Oaks Nominee

20 Sep, 2011

Pane In The Glass is a surprise nomination for the Crown Oaks

Talented sprinter Pane In The Glass has been nominated for the prestigious VRC Crown Oaksin November, despite never having covered more than 1,600 metres in her past runs.

Pane In The Glass finished second in the Group 2 Tea Rose Stakes last start …

Brazilian Pulse Set For Stellar Comeback

Brazilian Pulse Set For Stellar Comeback

11 Mar, 2011

Brazilian Pulse will make her Melbourne Festival of Racing debut when she appears in the $500,000 Kewney Stakes at Flemington this Saturday March 12, 2011.

Last year’s VRC Crown Oaks winner has been placed in the Kewney Stakes by trainer Mike Moroney,  believing it will be the perfect first-up race.

“It’s good prize money ($500,000) …