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Scales Of Justice Back On Track

Ascot carnival plans are back on track for Scales Of Justice after impressing in a trial win at Lark Hill on Monday. The Lindsey Smith-trained entire sat outside of the leader and kicked clear in the straight to score by 1 ½ lengths. A delighted Smith said he was optimistic Scales Of Justice could...

The Star Is Back

With a number of carnival contenders returning to the races at Bunbury this afternoon, there were few that had more interest surrounding them than Achernar Star. After finishing third in the Group 1 Kingston Town Classic as a three-year-old last year, Achernar Star was underwhelming in two starts during a brief winter campaign. The...

Chix Pic In Upset Win

Chix Pic has stamped his claims as a serious Ascot carnival contender, taking out the TABtouch Three-Year-Old Classic (1000m) at Bunbury this afternoon. In a field littered with class, Chix Pic was one of the forgotten runners in betting, closing a $15 chance with TABtouch, with Black Sabbath ($2.35), Lady Cosmology ($2.70) and Valour...

Miller Confident Of A Special Bunbury Reward

Ascot trainer Simon Miller will get a good gauge on his top three-year-olds when they step out at Bunbury’s stand-alone meeting on Saturday. Valour Road, Lady Cosmology and Special Reward are coming off impressive juvenile seasons and loom as big players at the Ascot carnival. Valour Road and Lady Cosmology, who finished one-two respectively...