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12
Jul

Hard Work Pays Off For De Masson

Joann De Masson says her hard work with The Feral has been worth it and she is beginning to see light at the end of the tunnel. Demasson spent two years nursing The Feral back to race fitness and was encouraged when he ran an eye-catching fourth last month. First-up over 1200m the son of …

12
Jul

Pininci Spoils Beaufine Stakes Matchup

The much anticipated battle between Smoko and Magnifisio failed to materialise when rank outsider Pininci caused a boil over in the Listed Beaufine Stakes. The David Harrison-trained five-year-old, who returned $28.70 and $3.80, was parked behind a hot speed by jockey Pat Carbery before he pushed one out and sprinted clear in the straight Carbery …

11
Jul

Taylor Concedes and Miller To Guage Carnival Plans

Ascot summer carnival plans go on the line for brilliant sprinter Stagnite who returns to tackle the Get Your Westspeed Nominations in Now Handicap (1400m) at Belmont on Saturday. Stagnite’s clash with Sujet and Crown Lawyer is a fascinating entree to the main event in the Beaufine Stakes (1000m), when Smoko and Magnifisio lock horns. …

10
Jul

Daly Issues Challenge To Unbeaten Carnarvon Star

Peter Daly is confident he has the weaponry in his armour to halt the hot winning streak of giant slayer Tindal at Carnarvon on Friday. Daly is not shying away from challenging a horse that appears unflappable and has yet to taste defeat at Carnarvon this season. Tindal, a former Listed winner in Sydney, extended …

10
Jul

Jordan Turner Wins Encouragement Award

Apprentice Jordan Turner has won the Western Australian Racing Trainers’ Association and Bio-John monthly encouragement award for July. Turner, son of experienced jockey, Troy, commenced his apprenticeship in June when he rode Need A Lift for Paige Kenney at Northam. Turner led on the Passenger mare before she faded to finish fourth and 2 ¼ …

9
Jul

McAuliffe Stable Enjoying Golden Run

There is much to like about how Darren McAuliffe and his stable are performing and that success can carry over to Northam on Thursday. McAuliffe has prepared five winners from the past three metropolitan and country meetings and is fresh from a Belmont double on Saturday. Boom two-year-old sprinter Rebel King has headlined McAuliffe’s golden …

9
Jul

Sceening Limits For Therapeutic Substances

 Australian Racing Board Screening Limits for Therapeutic Substances For the purpose of AR.178EA, it is hereby notified that screening limits applicable to the following therapeutic substances, as approved by the Australian Racing Board, are set out as follows: • acepromazine – 10 nanograms per millilitre (ng/ml) of the 2-(1-hydroxyethyl) promazine sulphoxide metabolite in urine • …

7
Jul

McAuliffe Proceedingwithcaution

In-form trainer Darren McAuliffe has left the door ajar for Proceedwithcaution to potentially tackle gun filly Tick Tick Bloom in Saturday week’s Listed Belmont Classic (2200m) at Belmont Park. Proceedwithcaution fronted Tick Tick Bloom in last fortnight’s Belmont Guineas (1600m) and although beaten he was far from disgraced, finishing fifth after a tough run throughout. …

7
Jul

Rwwa Stewards Media Release: Shane Edwards

Monday, 7 July 2014 MEDIA RELEASE Thoroughbred – Conclusion of Stewards Inquiry – Trainer Shane Edwards On Monday 30 June 2014, the inquiry involving Mr Shane Edwards was resumed in order to hear submissions on the matter of penalty following the Stewards decision of 15 May 2014 to find him guilty to all charges issued …

7
Jul

New ARB Rules A Boost For Animal Welfare

The welfare and transition of Australian thoroughbreds post retirement has been bolstered by the introduction and implementation of new national regulations by the Australian Racing Board (ARB). The new ruling, which took effect on July 1, makes it compulsory for owners to notify racing Information Services Australia (RISA) when their horse has been retired. Managing …

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