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WA Racing News

PING ME ANOTHER Ping Me Another will be transferred to Trent Bussitin and Natalie Young in Melbourne. Previous trainer, Chris Willis, who retains a 30 per cent share in the filly, said it was an offer too good to refuse. The daughter of Musket only won once from 11 starts, a dead-heat in May,...

Come Play With Me On The Cards To Join Waller Stable

Top trainer Adam Durrant is considering an east coast campaign for Saturday’s upset Swan River Vase (2200m) winner, Come Play With Me. Durrant said he is exploring his options, but a stint with Chris Waller in Sydney looms as a distinct possibility for the four-year-old. “At this moment because he is going so well...

Malaguerra Thrives Under Smith

Owner Bruno Micalizzi is delighted with the physical condition of Malaguerra after the Magnus gelding completing a solid trial performance at Lark Hill on Monday. Stepping out for his first official hit out under new trainer, Lindsey Smith, Malaguerra, worked to the line strongly when second to Rebel King in a 950m heat. A...

Marvellous Mia Dolce Delivers For Buckley

Iron filly Mia Dolce has given young trainer Jayce Buckley his first win as a trainer, taking out the Glory Glory Plate (1000m) at Belmont. It was just the second time the two-year-old has started for Buckley, having done her previous racing with Frank Pangallo and George Davies. Buckley, a former jockey in WA...