News About: W.A. Oaks

Perth fillies among nominations for 2016 Queensland Oaks

Perth fillies among nominations for 2016 Queensland Oaks

5 May, 2016

The two best performed staying fillies from Perth, Arcadia Dream and First Impressions, are among the nominations for the Group 1 $500,000 Treasury Casino & Hotel Queensland Oaks (2400m) to be run at Eagle Farm on June 4.

Ambience, above, is one of six fillies John O’Shea nominated for the Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm. …

Arcadia Dream to head to Adelaide for Oaks and Derby

Arcadia Dream to head to Adelaide for Oaks and Derby

18 Apr, 2016

Prominent West Australian owner Bob Peters will give his Derby winning filly Arcadia Dream a chance to win more three year old Classics and copy the deeds of his dual Oaks and Dual Derby winner Delicacy when he sends her East for the Adelaide Autumn Carnival.

Delicacy, above, winning the 2015 South Australian Derby at …

Pike selects Arcadia Dream as WATC Derby mount

Pike selects Arcadia Dream as WATC Derby mount

12 Apr, 2016

Perth’s leading jockey William Pike has selected Arcadia Dream as his mount for the Group 2 $400,000 Schweppes W.A.T.C Derby (2400m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Pike had to choose between the Grant Williams trained stablemates W.A. Oaks winner First Impressions, last start beaten Oaks favourite Arcadia Dream and Heart Starter.

The runaway leader …

Perfect Reflection a chance for Sydney Autumn Carnival

Perfect Reflection a chance for Sydney Autumn Carnival

8 Dec, 2015

Prominent Perth owner Bob Peters hasn‘t ruled out an Eastern States Autumn campaign for his unbeaten Group 1 winning filly Perfect Reflection.

Dual Group 1 winner Delicacy, above, was beaten a nose by Perfect Reflection in the Kingston Town Classic at Ascot. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Perfect Reflection took her winning tally to five wins …

Delicacy is proven Melbourne Spring Carnival contender

Delicacy is proven Melbourne Spring Carnival contender

11 May, 2015

Super Perth filly Delicacy has proven that she is up to Melbourne Spring Carnival standard with a when she completed her second Oaks – Derby double with a blistering win in the Group 1 $500,000 South Australian Derby (2500m) at Morphettville last Saturday.

Perth filly Delicacy looks likely to be set for the Melbourne Spring …

Hall to ride Delicacy quiet in South Australian Derby

Hall to ride Delicacy quiet in South Australian Derby

8 May, 2015

Top Perth rider Peter Hall will be trying to replicate his Australasian Oaks winning ride on Delicacy in the Group 1 $500,000 South Australian Derby (2500m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Jockey Peter Hall will ride Delicacy, above, back in the field in the South Australian Derby at Morphettville. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Hall had Delicacy …

Delicacy draws wide in South Australian Derby

Delicacy draws wide in South Australian Derby

5 May, 2015

Tough Western Australian filly Delicacy has drawn out wide in the Group 1 $500,000 William Hill South Australian Derby (2500m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Western Australian filly Delicacy has drawn out wide in the South Australian Derby at Morphettville. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Delicacy came up with barrier fourteen in the final field of sixteen …

Delicacy joins the top of South Australian Derby market order

Delicacy joins the top of South Australian Derby market order

4 May, 2015

Dynamic Western Australian filly Delicacy has joined the top of the market order for the Group 1 $500,000 South Australian Derby (2500m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Australasian Oaks winner Delicacy is now equal favourite for the South Australian Derby at Morphettville.Photo by Jenny Barnes.

Delicacy showed her toughness and outstanding ability to collect a second …

Delicacy overcomes tough trek to line up in Australasian Oaks

Delicacy overcomes tough trek to line up in Australasian Oaks

30 Apr, 2015

Highly rated Western Australian filly Delicacy has overcome a marathon journey to take her place in the Group 1 $400,000 Schweppes Oaks (registered as Australasian Oaks) (2000m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Fontein Ruby heads the market order for the Australasian Oaks at Morphrettville. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Prominent Perth owner Bob Peters said that it …

Delicacy no certain runner in Australasian Oaks

Delicacy no certain runner in Australasian Oaks

28 Apr, 2015

Outstanding Western Australian filly Delicacy is no certain runner in Saturday’s Group 1 $400,000 Australasian Oaks (2000m) at Morphettville.

Fenway, above in red with white cap, will be one of the main rivals to WA filly Delicacy in the Australasian Oaks at Morphettville. Photo by Steve Hart.

Delicacy has arrived in Adelaide but prominent WA …