PINNACLES OPENS DOOR FOR SLOT RACE: PETERS

Leading owner and breeder Bob Peters has thrown his support behind the recently revamped Perth spring and summer carnival and feels it could open the door for even more feature races in that period. Peters, who won all three Group 1 races during last year’s TABtouch Masters series, said he expected series would attract nationwide…

MCGRUDDY RARING TO GO

Top jockey Shaun McGruddy is raring to go ahead of a return to the saddle at Belmont on Saturday. McGruddy’s spell on the sidelines ends after making a quicker than expected recovery from a back injury. The experienced hoop anticipated being out of action for up to eight weeks, but makes his return after a…