PATEMAN ITCHING TO GET BACK TO BROOME

You never understand how much you value or appreciate something until it’s taken away. There are many matters we fail to realise the true value of until they are missing from our lives. For thoroughbred trainer, Darryn Pateman, those sentiments ring loud and clear. For more than a decade, the veteran horseman would swap the…

BABY BROTHER FIRES ON DEBUT

It’s too early to draw comparisons to his half-brother Vega Magic, but co-trainer Sean Casey liked what he saw from debutant Magic To Exceed at Belmont on Wednesday. In what Casey hopes will be a sign of things to come, Magic To Exceed made the perfect start to his career by winning the Regent Theatre…

PATEMAN’S SHOT OF BELMONT SPRINT CONFIDENCE

A positive endorsement from trainer Darren McAuliffe has boosted the confidence of Mitchell Pateman ahead of his ride on The Velvet King at Belmont on Saturday. Pateman reunites with The Velvet King in the Iron Jack Belmont Sprint (1400m) and the top jockey is sure the five-year-old can make a successful return to Perth racing.…