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CALIFORNICATION CHASES CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL AND MORE

Trainer Paul Rowe says there’s more than just bragging rights that’s up for grabs when Californication faces off against 15 rivals in the Sky Racing TV Provincial Championship Series Final (1400m) at Belmont on Saturday. A stylish first-up winner in last fortnight’s qualifier at home in Kalgoorlie and backed strongly in early betting, Rowe hopes…

ROGERS’ OATH TO WIN CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL

Roy Rogers hopes to fly the Albany flag proudly and despite outsider status he hasn’t given up on causing an upset in Saturday’s Sky Racing TV Provincial Championship Series Final (1400m) at Belmont. Rogers will be represented by former Queensland and New South Wales gelding Sacred Oath and Rocapozzene, the former coming into the event…

LIFE IS BUT A DREAM FOR HINES

If Jayson Hines has his way he’ll be winning a lot more races before his training career is over, but few wins will mean as much to him personally than the victory of Lifeisbutadream. Hines celebrated his first training victory and realised a lifelong obsession at Northam last week after Lifeisbutadream saluted and won as…

BODY BLOW FOR ALSEPHINA

Alsephina, one of Grant and Alana Williams’ top mares, had her winter campaign cut short before it even commenced at Belmont on Saturday. The quality mare was the only low point for the Williams camp after Western Empire continued his winning surge in the Group 3 Belmont Sprint (1400m)-albeit narrowly. The raging favourite gave punters…