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  • Ocean Park to stand in New Zealand

    Australian Horse Racing April 15, 2013 4:42 pm

    Cox Plate winner Ocean Park will stand at New Zealand’s Waikato Stud for a first season fee of $NZ30,000 ($A24,733). Waikato Stud’s Mark Chittick brokered a deal with several other New Zealand breeding entities to ensure the four-year-old would stand in his homeland. The five-time Group One winner is in [...]

  • Ocean Park’s European campaign called off

    Australian Horse Racing April 2, 2013 5:18 pm

    Dreams of Ocean Park beating the best in Europe are over after an ordinary run in the Dubai Duty Free. Ocean Park started favourite in the Group One 1800m contest after his Cox Plate win in Melbourne last spring and a Group One success at Ellerslie on March 9 but [...]

  • Ocean Park set to trial at Ellerslie

    Australian Horse Racing January 18, 2013 3:30 pm

    New Zealand galloper Ocean Park is set to make his first public appearance at the start of an ambitious international campaign in Auckland on the day of New Zealand’s richest race. Ocean Park, winner of the Cox Plate, will have an exhibition gallop between races at Ellerslie on January 27, [...]

  • Ocean Park and Boss claim Cox Plate

    Australian Horse Racing October 27, 2012 7:18 pm

    A tough and talented New Zealand racehorse and “an uneducated boofhead” with a lot of faith and a rare set of riding skills have won a Cox Plate that proved a triumph for experience over youth. Ocean Park and Glen Boss made a perfect pair, claiming Australia’s most prestigious race [...]

  • Ocean Park wins the Cox Plate

    Australian Horse Racing October 27, 2012 5:45 pm

    New Zealand star Ocean Park has produced a sweeping run from the back of the field to give glamour jockey Glen Boss a third Cox Plate triumph. In a stirring finish, Ocean Park wore down the three-year-old All Too Hard to claim Australia’s weight-for-age championship at Moonee Valley on Saturday. [...]

  • The Hawk’s 2012 Cox Plate Preview – Who Will Win?

    Australian Horse Racing October 27, 2012 2:18 pm

    The 2012 Cox Plate is unlikely to go down as a classic – although we might see something extraordinary today which will change that view – but it is definitely an intriguing race. It is rare that there is such an even Cox Plate. There is usually one horse that [...]

  • Ocean Park odds-on after Manighar injury

    Australian Horse Racing October 11, 2012 6:00 pm

    The Caulfield Stakes has lost one of its main contenders in Manighar but that hasn’t changed anything for Glen Boss who rides the favourite Ocean Park. Boss expects Ocean Park to keep his impressive spring form going at Caulfield on Saturday to set up a mouth-watering $3 million Cox Plate [...]

  • Pierro sizzles in Caulfield Guineas gallop

    Australian Horse Racing October 9, 2012 12:03 pm

    The lights may have gone out during trackwork at Caulfield, but they burned more brightly than ever at Flemington thanks to the star colt Pierro. In his final gallop before Saturday’s Group One Caulfield Guineas (1600m), Pierro lit up the track running the final 600m of his 1200m gallop on [...]

  • Ocean Park claims Underwood Stakes

    Australian Horse Racing September 22, 2012 4:15 pm

    Ocean Park staked his claims for the Cox Plate with a dashing Underwood Stakes victory at Caulfield while favourite Manighar finished a disappointing sixth. Trained by Gary Hennessy in New Zealand, Ocean Park settled just behind the speed set by import Voila Ici. While it the the latter’s Peter Moody-trained [...]

  • Boss escapes lightly from fall

    Australian Horse Racing September 18, 2012 12:03 pm

    In-form jockey Glen Boss suffered a fall during trackwork at Flemington on Tuesday that proved more untimely than painful. The incident occurred almost 12 months to the day after he shattered his shoulder when the Golden Slipper winner Crystal Lily dropped dead under him during a jump-out at Flemington. That [...]

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