First Up Specialist Primed For Belmont Return

Chris Gangemi says there is further improvement to come from recent stable acquisition, Bangalore, in the Westspeed Nominations Closing July 15 Handicap (1000m) at Belmont on Wednesday. The former Hong Kong galloper made an auspicious Western Australian debut, rewarding favourite punters who were not afraid to target the Canny Lad gelding first up. The four-year-old,…

Vega Magic Sets Westspeed Benchmark

Vega Magic has displayed his wares in brilliant fashion over the short course, but trainer Sean Casey is not convinced his talented gelding will be restricted to a sprinting career. Casey has drawn the curtain on Vega Magic’s winter campaign, spelling the son of Lope De Vega and plotting a path to the Group 1…

Wolfe’s Dream Run Continues

Steve Wolfe is enjoying a dream run that is often hoped for but rarely experienced as a trainer. The Albany horseman claimed his tenth win in the past month after My Greek Boy outgunned favourite, Uptown Funk and Sigil in the Amelia Park Handicap (1200m) at Belmont on Saturday Wolfe said the stable had deserved…

Albuino Chasing Broome Success

Trainer Ian Albuino is optimistic Masahiko can improve and be hard to beat in the Skylla Lounge Bar Sprint (1300m) at Broome on Saturday. Albuino and Masahiko formed a successful partnership at Broome last season, combining for two wins and a third from five starts. Masahiko, previously with Gai Waterhouse in Sydney, found a new…