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30
Sep

RWWA Stewards Report: Clint Harvey

RWWA Stewards have now completed their deliberations in relation to Mr Harvey’s plea of not guilty to a charge under AR175 (a) for an improper action in connection with racing, in that on 5 November 2012 at the Lark Hill training complex, after being requested by RWWA’s Principal Investigator, Mr P O’Reilly to provide a …

27
Sep

Liberty’s A Real Gem

Trainer Simon Miller was left in awe of Liberty’s Gem courageous victory in the Westspeed 3-Year-Old Handicap (1200m) at Belmont on Saturday. Stepping out for his first official outing the Statue Of Liberty gelding displayed grit and determination when leading throughout in challenging conditions. Jumping smartly from gate two for jockey Peter Knuckey, Liberty’s Gem …

24
Sep

Miller Eyes WA Guineas With First Among Equals

Simon Miller wasn’t surprised by First Among Equals win at Belmont this afternoon but the dominance of the victory has given him food for thought. The Group 2 WA Guineas (1600m) on Super Saturday looms large on the horizon for the gelding after an imposing maiden win in the Westspeed 3YO Handicap (1200m). First Among …

21
Sep

Fernie Claims Kalgoorlie Premiership Honours

Peter Fernie held out a determined challenge from Helen Harding to claim premiership honours for the 2014 Kalgoorlie season. Fernie and Harding went toe-for-toe for most of the season with the title up for grabs heading into the final meeting. Fernie led by two but it was immediately cut back by Harding who took out …

19
Sep

Paterson Aims To Deliver Another Knockout Blow

Fresh from his win in the Hannans Handicap (1400m), jockey Ben Paterson believes he can pull out another upset result in the XXXX-Gold Kalgoorlie Cup (2300m) on Saturday. Paterson teams up with Drive West and is adamant the son of Blackfriars can play a prominent role if he reproduces his victory from two starts back …

19
Sep

Foster Back To Have Another Crack At Kalgoorlie Cup

Simon Foster is heading into Saturday’s $160,000 Listed XXXX-Gold Kalgoorlie Cup (2300m) in contrasting fashion to last year. The Bunbury horseman saddled Fanicio, one of the leading candidates after his slashing win in the Boulder Cup (1760m). The bay gelding ran fifth to Classique Ivory but could certainly have finished closer than 4 ½ lengths …

19
Sep

Maynard Returns For Seventh Kalgoorlie Cup

Champion horseman Frank Maynard says he is delighted to be having another shot at winning the XXXX-Gold Kalgoorlie Cup (2300m) on Saturday. The Kalgoorlie-born trainer, who hasn’t tackled the historic Goldfields staying feature in eight years, will pin his faith with outsider Gold Broker. Maynard‘s horsemanship skills are revered in his hometown and reached iconic …

16
Sep

Take Us On Says Defiant McAuliffe

Trainer Darren McAuliffe confidently declares Express Service won’t be taking any backward steps in Wednesday’s Tabtouch Hannans Handicap (1400m) in Kalgoorlie. The son of Danehill Express has drawn the second-widest gate in the field of 16 runners but McAuliffe is unfazed and issued a warning to his rivals. “He will get across quite easily and …

15
Sep

RWWA Stewards Report: Owen Gilbride

At a previous inquiry Mr Gilbride pleaded guilty to a charge under AR175 (g) with the particulars being that he did give misleading evidence to RWWA Principal Investigator Mr P O’Reilly when interviewed on 7 March 2014, by denying that he had asked strapper Bonnie PaliAt a previous inquiry Mr Gilbride pleaded guilty to a …

15
Sep

Black Deflects Carnarvon Cup Triumph

Trainer David Black savoured his second Carnarvon Cup success but humbly deflected all praise to Kardy and apprentice jockey Kate Fitzgerald. Kardy displayed resoluteness  under intense pressure while Fitzgerald remained composed when the race was at its most fierce. They combined to shake off Eyes Don’t lie to win by a short neck with Galaxon gaining …

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