News About: Zac Purton

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 …

Victoria Derby barrier draw sees Sacred Elixir with the inside gate

Victoria Derby barrier draw sees Sacred Elixir with the inside gate

26 Oct, 2016

Group 1 winning Kiwi three year old Sacred Elixir has drawn the inside barrier in the Group 1 $1.5m AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Sacred Elixir, above, draws the inside barrier in the Victoria Derby at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike was hoping for gates five or …

2016 Victoria Derby: Full field plus emergencies

2016 Victoria Derby: Full field plus emergencies

26 Oct, 2016

The Group 1 $1.5m AAMI Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington on Saturday has attracted a full field of sixteen three year olds plus four emergencies.

Kiwi three year old Sacred Elixir, above, heads the field for the Victoria Derby at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Tony Pike trained Kiwi three year old Sacred …

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 …

Caulfield Cup Odds: Late Mail

Caulfield Cup Odds: Late Mail

14 Oct, 2016

Update: While Articus has remained steady at Caulfield Cup odds, the market mover has been Darren Weir-trained Real Love.

Real Love is now into 2016 Caulfield Cup odds of $6 and is now a clear second favourite from Naturalism Stakes winner Jameka.

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Articus has been steady at 2016 Caulfield Cup odds of $9, but …

2016 Caulfield Cup Betting: Articus gets plenty of support

2016 Caulfield Cup Betting: Articus gets plenty of support

12 Oct, 2016

Melbourne Cup winning German trainer Andreas Wohler is not certain who is behind the betting move for his stayer Articus but said that the five year old is in great order heading into Saturday’s Group 1 $3m BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) at Caulfield.

German trainer Andreas Wohler, above, will saddle up Articus in the Caulfield …

Vandyke Hoping for Top Three Golden Rose Finish

Vandyke Hoping for Top Three Golden Rose Finish

7 Sep, 2016

After feeling the pressure following a far from ideal preparation, trainer David Vandyke is hoping for a top three finish in Saturday’s Golden Rose Stakes from his star filly Yankee Rose.

Group 1 winning filly Yankee Rose is on track for a good 2016 Golden Rose Stakes run first-up in Sydney this weekend. Photo: Steve …

Golden Rose fancy Yankee Rose back in the mix

Golden Rose fancy Yankee Rose back in the mix

5 Sep, 2016

Golden Rose fancy Yankee Rose is back in contention for the first Group 1 of the Sydney Spring Carnival on Saturday with a pleasing gallop in between races at the Sunshine Coast races on Sunday.

Yankee Rose, above, is back in the mix for the Golden Rose at Rosehill. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Trainer …

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 …

Cradle Me Tough to Beat in Tattersall’s Tiara

Cradle Me Tough to Beat in Tattersall’s Tiara

20 Jun, 2016

Trainer David Pfeiffer is thrilled with the condition of Cradle Me in the lead-up to the 2016 Tattersall’s Tiara (1400m), and is confident the mare will be tough to beat in the feature race at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Trainer David Pfeiffer is thrilled with Cradle Me ahead of Saturday’s Group 1 Tattersall’s Tiara at …