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12
May

Twin City Solider has marched into Manilya Sprint

Twin City Solider has marched into Manilya Sprint (1200m) calculations after posting a comprehensive victory at Carnarvon’s season-opening meeting on Saturday. The Allan Hughes-trained gelding staked his claim for the $25,000 feature after demolishing his Gascoyne Hotel Handicap (1200m) rivals by eight lengths. The Medal Of Honour five-year-old was brilliantly handled by up and coming …

11
May

Mathews Left Speechless After Cool Trade Wins

Alan Mathews was left speechless after Cool Trade extended her unbeaten campaign at Belmont on Saturday. “What can you say about her, she is just exciting,” said Matthews. “She is a very nice filly but at some stage I will have to sit down and map out where we want to go with her. “She …

9
May

Bermingham Jnr Reaping The Rewards In Kalgoorlie

Pat Bermingham Jnr is reaping a financial windfall as well as personal satisfaction from the resurgent form of Kalgoorlie galloper Casino Gleam. The son of Casino Prince is repaying Birmingham’s faith after he shelled out $8,500 for the gelding in a dual buy with Miss Corningstone two years ago. Casino Gleam failed to salute at …

9
May

Meddings Hoping To Kick-Start Carnarvon Season

There is never a certainty in racing but trainer Robert Meddings though he had one that was close to it at Geraldton last month. Meddings was ultra-confident Market Share would launch his Western Australian career on a successful note after a top warm up trial. But his hopes were cruelly dashed when the former New …

9
May

Vale Robert (Bob) E Hoysted

The Australian Trainers’ Association Federal Executive and Management are deeply saddened by the passing of highly respected legendary trainer, true legend of the turf and former ATA Federal President, Robert (Bob) E Hoysted AM at the age of 88. Bob Hoysted belonged to one of Australia’s best known racing families.  Hoysted began his career working …

9
May

Hunter And Wolfe Share Training Honours

The battle between rival trainers Steve Wolfe and Paul Hunter lived up to the hype when they shared the spoils in the Leading Great Southern Trainer Premiership. Like two prize fighters going-head-to head in a 15-round heavyweight title fight the judges were unable to split the pair and declared the contest a draw. Wolfe strutted …

8
May

Ascot Track Update

During the construction of the new synthetic track, Perth Racing, in conjunction with the WARTA, have decided the following protocols will be put in place. 1; The small sand is to be used for slow work and up to and including three quarter pace. 2: The big sand is to be used for even time …

6
May

April Training Highlights

Adam Durrant was the most prolific trainer in April with 10 winners. The Karnup horseman enjoyed seven victories at Ascot including a season ending treble on April 26. The remainder of his wins occurred at Narrogin, Pinjarra and Albany where he won the Cup with Peck. Stalwart trainer Noel Pateman was next with eight wins. …

6
May

Hunter Downplays Premiership Hype

Paul Hunter remains understated and says winning the Albany Trainer’s premiership would be reward for hard work but it won’t reflect his ability as a horseman. Hunter is locked in a titanic battle with Steve Wolfe and is just one win away from squaring the ledger ahead of Thursday’s season ending meeting. “It would be …

5
May

Wolfe and Hunter Locked In Enthralling Battle

The race for Albany’s Leading Trainer will go right to the wire with Steve Wolfe and Paul Hunter locked in an enthralling battle. Wolfe, on 21 wins, has the upper hand to lead his major rival by one heading into the club’s season-ending meeting on Thursday. The duo is well clear of their nearest opponent …

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