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12
Jun

Perth Racing News

AZZOPARDI/SIMON MILLER Chloe Azzopardi has been booked to ride Flirtini in the Listed Belmont Guineas (1600m). It’s a major vote of confidence for Azzopardi with trainer Simon Miller and owners Barry and Jan McRostie placing their faith in the 22-year-old. It also reflects Azzopardi’s stellar form in the saddle and her productive association with Flirtini, …

11
Jun

$10M industry funding announcement sets the platform to revitalise the WA racing industry

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) has today announced it will provide $168.4 million in funding to the State’s racing industry for 2020, representing a 6.9% increase over the 2019 financial year. The $10.6 million increase in funding will support key focus areas identified as fundamental to the improvement of Western Australian racing, with industry …

8
Jun

Filly Rules Beaufine Stakes

Top class filly Market Ruler has scored a career best win in this afternoon’s Listed Beaufine Stakes (1000m). Market Ruler was on the quick back up following her third placing to Don’t Fuss last Saturday, which trainer Simon Miller had done with her successfully last campaign. The scratching of Misty Metal earlier this morning made …

8
Jun

Peters Trio Book Guineas Starts

Western Pride has stamped her claims as a major contender for the Listed Belmont Guineas (1600m) on June 22, after she made it three wins in a row to start her career. Despite having to sit three-wide for much of the trip and working hard from her wide barrier, Western Pride was able to produce …

7
Jun

Star Replacement A Battle For Durrant

One week after the disappointment of realising his Group 1 placegetter Enticing Star would be leaving his stable, leading trainer Adam Durrant has quickly turned his attention to finding the next galloper to fill the breach. He hopes he can go a long way to filling that breach at Belmont tomorrow when Battle Storm lines …

7
Jun

There Is No Place Like Home For Friar Fox

There is no place like home. That’s Justine Erkelens’ sentiment of her classy mare Friar Fox. The Blackfriars four-year-old is back with Erkelens after a stint in Melbourne under the guidance of Darren Weir. Friar Fox was sent to the east after an excellent three-year-old season that included victory in the Listed Natasha Stakes (2200m). She also …

7
Jun

Warning To Trainers From Racing NSW And BOVA Australia – BOVA Omeprazole 100mg/Ml Injection

Racing NSW Stewards have been provided with the analytical results from the Australian Racing Forensic Laboratory (ARFL) confirming the presence of the Anabolic Androgenic Steroid testosterone in a bottle of Omeprazole 100mg/mL injection manufactured by BOVA Australia used for the management of gastric ulcers. Racing NSW and BOVA Australia are working together to identify the …

7
Jun

Beaufine Obstacles For Rock Magic

Rock Magic already has one Beaufine Stakes victory locked away in his racing resume. In 2015, carrying 58.5kg and under the guidance of Jarrad Noske, he worked home strongly down the middle of the Belmont course to get over the top of Rebel King. For the then five-year-old, the winning margin on a good track …

7
Jun

Don’t Write Off The Captain

Trainer Roy Rogers has warned punters not to dismiss his stable star Captain Stirling in Saturday’s Listed Beaufine Stakes (1000m) at Belmont Park. The gelding will tackle the race on the quick back-up, following his second placing to Don’t Fuss last Saturday. Prior to that, Captain Stirling finished a credible fifth to Rock Magic in …

6
Jun

Misty Metal On Track For Beaufine Return

Jockey Shaun McGruddy is confident Misty Metal can win the Listed Beaufine Stakes (1000m) first-up at Belmont on Saturday and continue to improve after a breakout campaign. Misty Metal shot to prominence at Ascot last year when she won a hat trick of Listed races: the Jungle Mist Classic (1200m), the Summer Scorcher (1000m) and …

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