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  • Ortensia (right) runs down Spirit Quartz to win the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2044867909&k=BvzWdSj">Order This Photo</a>

    Ortensia Charges Late to Take Nunthorpe

    Australian sprint star Ortensia notched the third group I victory of her career as she ran down Spirit Quartz in the shadow of the wire to win the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes (Eng-I) at York Racecourse Aug. 24.

  • Ortensia (far left) passes them all to win the Al Quoz Sprint.

    Aussie Mare Ortensia Scores Al Quoz Sprint

    Ortensia, bred and based in Australia, rallied from last and gobbled up the field from the outside to score the $1 million Al Quoz Sprint Sponsored by Emirates NBD (UAE-I) March 31 at Meydan Racecourse.