Ben Pearce Ventures Back To Kalgoorlie

Lark Hill trainer Ben Pearce is hoping his return to Kalgoorlie on Sunday is more productive than his previous trip in 2010. Pearce arrived with a team of three horses, spearheaded by Lie In Wait who tackled the Coolgardie Cup (1600m). The bay gelding was rated a top chance and entered the feature in top…

Industrial Update: NSF Super

Nationwide Superannuation Fund (NSF Super)  What is SuperStream?  SuperStream is a government initiative that is aimed at streamlining the super system for employers. It aims to simplify how contributions are made, saving time and reducing costs. This includes making contributions and supplying member information electronically.  Depending on the size of your business there are different…

Price Leaves Door Ajar For Smoko

Bunbury co-trainer Ross Price has left the door ajar for Smoko to take on Barakey in next fortnight’s Goodwood Sprint (1300m) at Belmont Park. Smoko cemented his status as Western Australian racing’s newest sprint star with an explosive maiden Listed win in Saturday’s Belmont Newmarket (1200m). The Snitzel gelding treated his rivals with disdain when…

Hunter Wins Encouragement Award

Apprentice jockey Casey Hunter is the latest recipient of the Western Australian Racing Trainer’s Association (WARTA) Encouragement Award. Hunter, from the Great Southern, is indentured to her father, Paul and is currently spending a few months in Perth with Dan Morton. Hunter received her permit to ride in January and claimed her best win when…

Ascot Track Update

The new 1600m crossing at Ascot will open on August 13 (Wednesday) to allow curbing and the Pro Ride surface to be installed as well as turfing of the grass track at the 1800m old crossing. There will still be temporary fencing in place but everyone should follow the Track Marshall’s directions to ensure safe…

Carnarvon Cup A Step Closer For Pateman

Trainer Noel Pateman identified El Tegra as a Carnarvon Cup prospect when he outlaid a modest sum for the former New South Wales galloper in 2011. Carnarvon’s feature race is keenly sought after by Pateman and despite winning a host of major country races it’s one that has eluded his grasp. He gave El Tegra…

Disco Delivers For Discorsi

Disco Metal notched the first win for Yarradale Stud sire Discorsi in the Northam Race Club Maiden (1100m) on Thursday. Prepared by Aquanita trainer Simon Miller, the debutante settled back in the field and then scooted along the rails to score by a length from front-runner Leica Hussy and her stablemate Conseated. Disco Metal (3f…

Grace Hosing Down Kalgoorlie Hype

Hobby trainer Ashley Grace has hosed down the hype surrounding Sass’n’ping and maintains he will take a cautious approach with the former Perth-trained galloper. Sass’n’ping posted his best win in last Sunday’s Diggers & Dealers Sprint (1200m), giving cause for optimism that he could target the Hannans Handicap (1400m) in September. “I usually take a…

Eyes Don’t Lie For Dellar

A poor performance from Eyes Don’t Lie in last month’s Roebourne Cup (2200m) hasn’t dented the confidence of trainer Peter Dellar. The Tiger Hill gelding was one of the major fancies but struggled to have any impact when ninth of 12 and 11 lengths from Rock Prince. The five-year-old was highly rated by punters and…