Hughes Wary Of Carnarvon Challenge

A dominant victory at Carnarvon’s season-opening meeting may have come at a price for the Allan Hughes-trained six-year-old Twin City Soldier. The Geraldton gelding attracted a higher than anticipated ratings boost after he destroyed his rivals by eight lengths in a 1200m contest on May 10. Hughes disagrees with the handicapper’s assessment and is frustrated…

Miller Searching For An Interstate Double

Aquanita trainer Simon Miller is banking on having an impact across two states this weekend. Miller will saddle Platinum Rocker in the Glenlogan Park Stakes (1350m) at Doomben before he casts his eye to Belmont with top contenders Saint Bro and Willow Bridge. Saint Bro, last year’s Fairetha Stakes (1400m) champion, should relish the absence…

Grace Off To Flying Start

Ashley Grace can’t recall if he has had a better start to a Kalgoorlie racing season. The hobby trainer has two wins and six placings from 14 starts this year. It’s an impressive strike rate from a stable that has a team of four in work. Headlining Graces’ early season charge have been new recruits…