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9
Oct

Pateman To Do It For His Mate In Moora Cup

Noel Pateman would welcome adding another feature provincial race to his impressive training resume. The experienced Dongara horseman is hoping to secure his second Moora Cup (1800m) when he saddles Dimitrius on Saturday. The Helenus gelding was in ripping form when he posted two wins and as many seconds from four of five starts in …

9
Oct

Moses Makes Return To Geraldton

Peter Moses says Sea Struck is a legitimate chance and won’t be making up the numbers when he tackles the Electrolux Maiden (1320m) at Geraldton’s season-opening meeting on Sunday. The Akhenaton gelding will strive to give Moses a massive boost as he launches his comeback to Geraldton’s training ranks after a ten year absence. Moses …

9
Oct

Warwick Stretches Lead In Touchstone Farm Rising Series

Apprentice Trainee of the Year, Lucy Warwick, has set up a commanding lead in the Touchstone Farm Rising Star Series. The 16-year-old jockey boosted her tally to 50 points after riding the first two winners at Belmont on Wednesday. Warwick rewarded punters when she went forward and led on favourites Strictly Boardroom and Hennessy Raider. …

6
Oct

Zarantz To Bypass Perth Cup

In-form Casuarina trainer Lindsey Smith has opted for a patient approach and will bypass the Perth Cup (2400m) with his ultra impressive gelding, Zarantz. Zarantz ended an outstanding winter campaign with four consecutive wins, sparking debate he would be set for the Group 2 feature on New Year’s Day. But Smith has shelved Perth Cup …

6
Oct

Boom Apprentice Takes Lead In Rising Stars Series

Boom apprentice Lucy Warwick has shot to an early lead in the Touchstone Farm Rising Stars Series after a riding double at Northam The 16-year-old scored on Western Gem and Need A Lift who flashed home to take out the $50,000 Gannons Ladies Day Cup (1300m). Warwick’s race-to-race double boosted her tally to 29 points …

6
Oct

Preventing & Managing Workplace Bullying And Harassment

Amendments to the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) have created a new harassment / bullying jurisdiction. Members are reminded that since the 1st January 2014 individual employees are able to apply to the Fair Work Commission (FWC) for an order to stop harassment / bullying.  Workplace bullying and/or harassment are issues for all Employers that …

5
Oct

Modello Takes Out Biggest Win

Modello made light work of his opposition when he scored a runaway win in the $100,000 Listed Birthday Stakes (1200m) at Belmont yesterday. The Lindsey Smith-trained six-year-old, ridden by Shaun Meeres, stormed to the front in the early stages and from that point he was never headed. Posting the biggest win of his career, Modello …

3
Oct

Ihtsahymn Faces Stern Test

Aside from reigning WA Horse of the Year, Ihtsahymn, Saturday’s Listed Birthday Stakes (1200m) at Belmont Park is not one of the strongest editions of the race. With honours in last year’s Group 1 Kingston Town Classic (1800m), Group 2 WA Guineas (1600m) and Group 2 Cox Stakes (2100m), Ihtsahymn is the class horse in …

2
Oct

Taylor And Brown In The Hunt For Fourth Birthday Stakes

The Jim Taylor-Jason Brown combination will attempt to claim their fourth Birthday Stakes (1200m) success at Belmont on Saturday, the final feature race of the Belmont season. The trainer and jockey partnership claimed their maiden win with Victory Trump (2000) before teaming up with Shock Value who won in consecutive years (2011-2010). Taylor and Brown …

1
Oct

Stars Denied Access To Ascot

Perth Racing’s decision to deny carnival drawcards including Barakey and Ihtsahymn access to Ascot has bewildered Michael Grant, President of the Western Australia Racing Trainers’ Association (WARTA). The WARTA had requested and planned for two jump outs to be conducted at Ascot next Tuesday, October 6, just twelve days out from the opening of the …

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