Father And Son To Form Training Alliance

First there was one, now there is two and soon they will become a duo. The Fernie name, synonymous with Kalgoorlie racing, is set to expand. Peter Fernie and his 22-year-old son Luke will form a training alliance in August. Peter Fernie, considered one of the best country trainers in Western Australia, will continue to…

A History Of The Belmont Guineas

Saturday at Belmont will feature the 39th running of the Listed Belmont Guineas. (1600m). BACKGROUND The Belmont Guineas was first staged in 1980 and won by Queen Inca, ridden by Mark Grisby and trained by Colin Webster. Elorance ran second and Given Vision placed third. Queen Inca, who also won the Champion Fillies Stakes and…

A History Of The Bolton Sprint

BOLTON SPRINTĀ  The H.G.Bolton Sprint, a 1200m Listed race, was named in honour of, Harry Bolton, who was considered the foremost administrator of racing in Western Australia. Inducted into the WA Racing Hall of Fame (2012), Bolton was instrumental in the formation of the TAB, introduced starting gates and the implementation movable running rail. The…