More Sites
Cricket 1st ODI NZ v Proteas Cricket ODD Blues v Tigers Football EPL Ladder Football A-League Ladder
Mansour pulls of incredible trick shotMansour pulls of incredible trick shot LeBron sings to Mary J BligeLeBron sings to Mary J Blige Gridiron player’s amazing punt returnGridiron player’s amazing punt return
Most popular articles
Behind the scenesSpotted: When athletes
aren't being athletes
Wide World of Sports TV partners
AFL Footy ShowAustralia's favourite team takes you through the week in AFL.Wide World of SportsCatch up with Ken Sutcliffe and the team on Wide World of Sports.NRL Footy ShowFatty and the gang bring you an entertaining look at rugby league.Footy ClassifiedOur award winning panel tell it how it really is in the AFL world.
Ortensia to trial on Tuesday
07:32 AEST Thu Jan 31 2013

Craig Williams will make a flying visit to Sydney on Tuesday to partner internationally performed mare Ortensia in a barrier trial.

Trainer Paul Messara confirmed the triple Group One winner would step out in a heat at Rosehill ahead of a likely first-up clash with Black Caviar in next month's Lightning Stakes.

"Trialling next Tuesday at Rosehill. C Williams up to ride," Messara said in a tweet.

Ortensia has won Group One races in three countries and is one of a trio of horses Messara has nominated for the Dubai World Cup meeting.

The mare won the Group One Al Quoz Sprint (1000m) in Dubai last year and that race is again on her agenda.

Stablemates Mic Mac and Soft Sand have also been nominated for Dubai.

The injury-plagued Mic Mac is on the comeback trail from a broken leg while Soft Sand is a new acquisition for Messara having previously been prepared by Colin Little in Melbourne.

You need the latest version of Flash Player.
Enjoy the most vivid content on the web
Watch video without extra features
Interact with applications on your favourite sites
Upgrade now