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3
Aug

KENNEY’S BELMONT FAVOURITES

Paige Kenney hopes Tabtouch has got it right rating two of her runners at Belmont on Wednesday. In-form mare Poker Face and luckless four-year-old Starlift hold favouritism in current Tabtouch markets. Poker Face is $2.60 for the Tabtouch-Better Your Bet Handicap (1000m) and Starlift $3.60 for the All Flags Signs & Banners Handicap (1300m). Paige …

2
Aug

ASCOT CARNIVAL UNLIKELY FOR WINTER STAR

Amid Perth’s wet and gloomy winter, The Spruiker has been the shining light on local racing. The I’m All The Talk gelding has been a revelation for veteran trainer Steve Wolfe, winning five straight races in an unbeaten Belmont campaign. Aside from boosting to his strike rate, The Spruiker has lifted prizemoney and bonuses to …

31
Jul

The Top 7 From Belmont Park

1-CHRIS PARNHAM Take a bow Chris Parnham. National Jockey champion after 201 wins, his first G1 triumph with Truly Great in the Kingston Town Classic (1800m), a G2 Perth Cup that he shared with his trainer-father Neville Parnham after Neufbosc scored and a further four wins at G3 and eight at Listed level. And for …

29
Jul

BURKE HOPES TO REPEAT HISTORY-MAKING DOUBLE

Natalie Burke hopes the racing ‘gods’ are just as kind to her at Port Hedland as they were at Roebourne last week. In the sweetest of days for Burke she celebrated her best day in racing with a memorable history-making double. Kick-starting Burke’s treasured milestone was Bernardini five-year-old Counter Drive in the $30,000 Karratha Sprint …

29
Jul

WA RACING SET TO RECEIVE RECORD FUNDING

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) has today announced an annual boost in funding to the State’s racing industry of more than $10 million for the 2021-22 season. A further $30.7 million has been earmarked towards infrastructure projects to ensure the industry’s ongoing sustainability. Projects include the re-development of the Bunbury Turf Club, which will …

27
Jul

HOLLY TAYLOR SHED TEARS AFTER EMOTIONAL WIN

Pepper Assault’s victory on debut at Northam evoked a myriad of emotions for trainer, Holly Taylor. A maiden win at Northam doesn’t hold the prestige of a feature race in Perth, but nonetheless there were plenty of tears, sentiment and jubilation for Taylor. Tears for a three-year-old who defied the odds and delivered a miracle …

27
Jul

THE SEASON THAT WAS: PERTH RACING 2020-2021

Chris Parnham’s premiership winning season included a Group 1 victory on Truly Great in the Kingston Town Classic, one of 14 black-type victories. He also claimed one G2 victory, four G3’s and eight at Listed level. William Pike’s eight stakes victories in Perth was headed by the Group 1 Railway Stakes when he partnered Inspirational …

25
Jul

THE TOP 7 FROM BELMONT PARK

1-AMASENUS From a Sunday win at Ascot in March to feature race success in the Listed H.G.Bolton Sprint (1200m) at Belmont four months later, what rapid improvement we’ve seen from four-year-old mare, Amasenus. If she keeps advancing a race like the Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) will come into play according to her trainer Simon …

22
Jul

MILLER HUNTING FOR RECORD-EQUALING BOLTON SPRINT

Ascot trainer Simon Miller has identified race tempo as being pivotal to the winning chances of Amasenus in the Bolton Sprint (1200m) at Belmont Park on Saturday. Amasenus settled back and ran third to Nerodio in last Saturday week’s Beaufine Stakes (1000m), a race that was set up early by noted front-runner Mervyn. With the …

21
Jul

ALLAN HOLDS HOPES ON STABLE DEBUTANT

Ascot trainer Martin Allan has high hopes new stable addition Takemehometonight can get off to a flying start in the Tabtouch-Better Your Bet Maiden (1000m) at Belmont Park on Wednesday. The I’m All The Talk filly makes her debut for Allan after six starts for previous trainer Justin Warwick and is bursting to break through …

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