Cox Runners Withdrawn

A visit from the Compliance Assurance Team at the stables of Brian Cox on Thursday morning resulted in four horses being scratched from their engagements at Wangaratta later that day. During a routine stable inspection, the Compliance Assurance Team confiscated a substance that Cox refused to identify. Acting under the provisions of AR8(m), Stewards ordered…

Kia Ora Koutou Derby Favourite

Group 1 galloper Kia Ora Koutou has been installed a pre-post $2.75 favourite for the $400,000 WATC Derby on April 16. The son of Scenic Lodge champion Blackfriars was unbeaten in four starts at Pinjarra and Belmont earlier this season before travelling to Flemington for the G1 Victoria Derby. He settled in the back half…

Real Love Ready For Adelaide Cup

Former Perth mare Real Love has been in work for over six months and is still prepared to tough out the hard yards for trainer Darren Weir. A homebred for Bob and Sandra Peters, she broke through for her new stable in the LR Roy Higgins Quality (2600m) on Saturday and will head interstate again…