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12
Dec

She’s Vital Scores Knockout Win

A dream Perth debut for former Sydney galloper Molten was hit out of the park by She’s Vital at Ascot on Wednesday. Sent out the $2.10 favourite, Molten was cut down late by She’s Vital in the Gerard Lightning Handicap (1000m). A new recruit for trainer Chris Gangemi, Molten won three races from 10 starts for …

12
Dec

Miller Predicts Bright Future For Archant

Aided by a well-judged ride from Mitchell Pateman, Archant scored his second career win and according to trainer Stephen Miller, there is more to come. Coming out of a dominant Bunbury maiden victory (1410m) at Bunbury on November 29, Archant led and beat Fairedu by a neck with Arsinoe third. “Since we put the blinkers he seems …

12
Dec

Top Catalogue For Swan Valley’s First Yearling Sale

An outstanding line up of prospective racetrack stars will converge on the Swan Valley early next year when the future of Western Australian bloodstock auctions is unveiled with the 2019 Magic Millions Perth Yearling Sale. A new sales ground in Middle Swan will become the home of Magic Millions in WA and the inaugural catalogue to be sold …

11
Dec

WA Racing News Update: Material Man Out Of Perth Cup

Material Man won’t be defending his Perth Cup crown on Jan 5.  The Justin Warwick-trained gelding defeated Pounamu in a thrilling finish last year, but will end his Ascot campaign in Group 2 Ted Van Heemst Stakes (2100m) on December 22.“We are not going in the Perth Cup,” said owner Michael McDermott on Tabradio. “I’m …

10
Dec

History Of A.J.Scahill Stakes

A.J.SCAHILL STAKES OVERVIEW The race was first run in 1978 and won by Burgess Queen. It’s held Group 3 status since 1980. The race was run over 1200m in 1978 & 1979 and 1450m in 1983 before it’s current distance of 1400m since 1980. It was held at Belmont Park in 2003. Notable winners include: …

8
Dec

A New Queen Is Crowned

Arcadia Queen has become just the second three-year-old filly to win the Group 1 Kingston Town Classic, with a flawless performance in the final Group 1 of the year. Two weeks ago, the Pierro filly became the first horse to win the WA Champion Fillies Stakes-WA Guineas double. Today, she added, arguably, WA’s premier Weight-For-Age race to …

8
Dec

No Fitness Concerns For Trap For Fools

Trainer Jarrod McLean has emphatically allayed any concerns over the fitness of Trap For Fools in the Group 1 Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot on Saturday. Trap For Fools will wear concussion plates in the $1 million race, a move that is usually associated with gallopers that suffer from joint and feet issues. But …

5
Dec

Material Man’s Kingston Town Boost

Trainer Justin Warwick felt a sense of relief after Material Man drew a perfect barrier in the Kingston Town Classic (1800m), getting gate two for Saturday’s $1 million purse at Ascot. The Myalup-based horseman believes a favourable draw gives Material Man a wonderful opportunity of going one better after he ran a half-length second to Pounamu …

5
Dec

Arcadia Queen To Repeat History

Owner Bob Peters believes Arcadia Queen is a top chance to repeat history in the Group 1 Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot on Saturday. Peters says his gun three-year-old can replicate Perfect Reflection and become the second filly to win the $1 million weight-for-age race. His confidence in Arcadia Queen, a brilliant winner of …

4
Dec

At The Races Racing News

At The Races Racing News DAL HARRAILD David Eustace says a trip to WA for imported stayer, Dal Harraild, will become clearer after he runs in Saturday’s Pakenham Cup (2500m). Dal Harraild and the James Cummings’-trained Tally were two of 34 nominations announced yesterday for the Group 2 Perth Cup (2400m) in January. “We will …

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