|Oaks Winner Hits Top Form|
Group 1 Queensland Oaks winner Quintessential (NZ) made a successful
return to winning form and confirmed her Group 2 Brisbane Cup target with
victory in Saturday's A$115,000 Group 3 Chairman's Handicap (2100m) at Eagle
|Queensland Oaks winner to begin BMW campaign in NZ|
Last year's Group I Queensland Oaks (2400m) winner
Quintessential will take her first step towards her Sydney autumn aims at Te
Rapa in New Zealand on Saturday week.
|Fast 'N' Famous Filly Claims Queensland Oaks|
The John Sargent-trainedQuintessential (NZ)
became the first Group 1 winner for her Waikato Stud based sire Fast 'N' Famous
when she led home a Kiwi 1-2-3 in Saturday's $400,000 Treasury Casino Queensland
Oaks (2400m) at Eagle Farm.
|Guineas wait for Hyland and Bombalatomba|
Cranbourne trainer Chris Hyland faces an anxious wait to see if one of his
charges will get a shot at the big time in Saturday's Group I Australian
Guineas (1600m) at Flemington.
|Hyland to 'go for gold' with late bloomer|
Cranbourne trainer Chris Hyland says he "will probably go for gold" with Bombalatomba after the three-year-old's impressive win in Saturday's Hilton Manufacturing Handicap (1400m) at Sandown Lakeside.
|First Stakes-Winner for Fast 'n' Famous|
It looked an intriguing contest on paper and the $70,000 Group III Tiger Prawn Desert Gold Stakes (1600m) certainly delivered with Quintessential (NZ) producing a late finish to claim her first black-type race in the seventh leg of New Zealand Bloodstock's Filly of the Year Series.
|Quintessential flies home to claim Oaks lead-up|
A barnstorming finish has provided developing filly Quintessential with her first stakes win in Saturday's Group III Desert Gold Stakes (1600m) at Trentham in New Zealand.