Stewart Young Stars Back On Parade

The Russell Stewart-trained pair Swear To God and Street Parade will be out to enhance their Pinnacles credentials in respective assignments at Belmont tomorrow. Both three-year-olds made big impressions in their juvenile campaigns, with Street Parade placed in the Listed Perth Stakes (1100m), while Swear To God won two of his three starts. Street Parade…

Inaugural Ron Sayers Sprint

The Kalgoorlie Boulder Racing Club will pay tribute to the late Ron Sayers with the running of the inaugural Ron Sayers Sprint on Kalgoorlie Cup Day – Saturday 1st October 2022. The race will carry stakes of $125,000 and is programmed as a metropolitan 66+ 1100m sprint event. The KBRC encourages trainers who have formerly trained…

Huge $5.5million slot race series a triple treat for WA

The richest weekend in West Australian racing history will be held this autumn with a series of thoroughbred, harness and greyhound races. Racing and Wagering Western Australia is launching a new slot race series, called The Western Trilogy, with a total of $5.5million prize money up for grabs across the three racing codes. “We’re excited…

Miller Hoping To See ‘Real Cup Night’

Trainer Bernie Miller says the early signs are positive for Cup Night, as he prepares to launch his spring campaign in Saturday week’s Black Heart Bart Stakes (1200m). The gelding produced another strong showing in winning a star-studded 1000m trial at Belmont yesterday, following another good trial on August 29. Cup Night has raced sparingly…

MILLER CHASES KALGOORLIE TREBLE

Trainer Stephen Miller has put his faith in talented stayer General Grant to help him complete a unique Goldfields treble in the next month. After No Apology won the Coolgardie Cup (1760m) on Sunday, General Grant will carry Miller’s hopes in the Boulder Cup (2100m) and Kalgoorlie Cup (2200m). Miller says General Grant validated a…

COMES A TIME A BONUS FOR GRANTHAM

Michael Grantham credits much of Comes A Time’s racing education to Justin Warwick and says acquiring the son of Sessions has been a welcome addition to his stable. Comes A Time transferred to Grantham’s team after Warwick relinquished his trainer’s license last season and the gelding has come along in leaps and bounds. After winning…

GOOD TIMES FOR VAHALA

The good times look set to continue for trainer Stefan Vahala-both short and long term. The 36-year-old has a small team of horses in work, but has hit a purple patch of form in recent weeks. Vahala has trained four winners from his past five runners with former Kiwi galloper Tuscan Holiday his latest success…

NEW SENIOR INVESTIGATOR IN WA RACING

Highly experienced investigator Tony Walton has been appointed to help safeguard the rigorous standards of racing integrity in Western Australia. Racing and Wagering Western Australia Chief Racing Integrity Officer Denis Borovica said Mr Walton, a long-serving WA police detective, was selected from a large number of quality applicants for the position. “Tony’s impressive career includes…

BABY PARIS FOR PLACID ARK SAYS WEBSTER

Trainer Colin Webster says the $500,000 Placid Ark Stakes (1200m) looms as a lucrative option for his classy filly, Baby Paris. The daughter of hot sire Playing God, Baby Paris is expected to tackle the Listed race in November after successfully completing a cameo winter campaign on the weekend. Baby Paris, ridden by Peter Knuckey,…

CUP NIGHT DELIGHTS MILLER AFTER TRIAL

Trainer Bernie Miller was rapt with the trial of Cup Night and has his fingers crossed it signals a change of fortune for the Maschino gelding. Feet issues have restricted Cup Night to just five races in two years, but Miller says he took a significant step forward at Belmont this morning. At his first…