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20
Jun

Happy With Kendel Earns Shot At Belmont Guineas

Happy With Kendel is rated one of the outsiders in the WAROA-Belmont Guineas (1600m), but trainer Clayton Scoby-Smith won’t discount his prospects in the $100,000 feature. Tick Tick Bloom and Bayatorio, both chasing a hat trick of wins, have commanded the attention of supporters, heading Tabtouch markets at $3.50 and $6.00 respectively. Happy With Kendel, …

20
Jun

Dellar Hoping For Repeat Kalgoorlie Performance

Merv Dellar is hoping he can continue to reap dividends with What Do I Stand For in the Tentland Bookings Now Available Handicap (1100m) at Kalgoorlie on Sunday. Dellar delayed the three-year-olds entry into racing but was rewarded for his persistence when the son of Danehill Express produced a well-timed victory last fortnight. It was …

19
Jun

Trainer’s Premiership Standings

Trainer Metropolitan Provincial Total Adam Durrant 70 31 101 Neville Parnham 41 16 57 Grant Williams 37 34 71 Justin Warwick 29 15 44 Simon Miller 29 15 44 Jim Taylor 26 03 29 Fred Kersley 20 03 23 Trevor Andrews 19 12 31 Dan Morton 17 17 34 Lindsey Smith 13 11 24 Steve …

19
Jun

Cortopassi To Stick With Harness

Aldo Cortopassi has no thoughts of turning to thoroughbred training full time after his milestone victory at Belmont Park on Wednesday. Cortopassi, who has carved out a successful harness racing career as a trainer-driver, celebrated his maiden success in thoroughbred ranks. Illusion of Light, having his first start for Cortopassi, arrived with a well-timed run …

16
Jun

A Dream Return For Hunter

Great Southern trainer Paul Hunter may not have gone home with the winner’s purse at Belmont on Saturday but the trip from Albany was certainly not a wasted exercise. Hunter breathed easier following the outstanding return of Dream Lifter and is tackling the talented four-year-olds future with renewed confidence. Dream Lifter, resuming from a 12-month …

14
Jun

It’s A Warwick Day Out At Belmont

Lucciola made it four consecutive wins at Belmont on Saturday, but perhaps more importantly for trainer Justin Warwick was the ride produced by his daughter Lucy. The emerging apprentice had Lucciola box-seating to claim the second leg of a double after an equally impressive ride on favourite Celebrity Miss. It was Warwick’s first foray into …

14
Jun

Luck’s Elusive Chasing A Hat Trick At Broome

Overcoming a back complaint has been the catalyst for Luck’s Elusive’s improved form, according to trainer, Ashley Maley. Luck’s Elusive has rebounded after commencing her campaign in March poorly when unplaced at Ascot and Pinjarra. The bay mare won easily at Port Hedland and was equally if not more impressive at Broome’s season-opening meeting. On …

13
Jun

Hill Sustains Serious Injuries At Lark Hill

The WARTA wishes jockey Ryan Hill a speedy recovery after a nasty incident at Lark Hill earlier this morning. Hill suffered a punctured lung and fractures to his ribs; vertebra and scapula after a horse he was working fractured a foreleg and fell on top of him. Hill has undergone scans at Rockingham Hospital but …

13
Jun

Boulder Cup Sponsorship

Media Release Wednesday June 11, 2014  Kalgoorlie-Boulder Racing Club host raffle to naming rights of the Boulder Cup  The Kalgoorlie-Boulder Racing Club has announced they will host a raffle, to win the naming rights sponsorship of the Boulder Cup in 2014. Tickets are only $500 each and the value of the sponsorship is over $75,000.  …

13
Jun

Just A Falcon Soars To Perth Challenge

Trainer Rob O’Brien has issued a stern test to Just A Falcon but believes the promising five-year-old will be up to the challenge. O’Brien believes he has a good horse on his hands but how good and how far he can progress will be determined after he contests the Westspeed Stayers’ Handicap (2000m) at Belmont …

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