Happy Bennett Lands Milestone Win

Apprentice Kristy Bennett couldn’t wipe the smile from her face after she landed her first city winner at Belmont on Wednesday. Starting on the heavily supported Chinetti, Bennett was not overawed by the occasion in what was just her second city ride. Chinetti, who firmed from $7 into $3.80, led all the way for Bennett…

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Carnival Contenders Unveiled At Lark Hill

Some of the expected major players of the upcoming Perth Racing carnival launched their spring campaigns at Lark Hill trials on Tuesday. Reigning Railway Stakes winner, Great Shot, led from go to whoa for the second time in 15 days, stopping the clock at a slick 55.86 seconds over 950m when defeating Stageman by a…

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Notice of Annual General Meeting

* please note important date change Notice of Annual General Meeting The AGM for the Western Australian Racing Trainers Association will be held at Ascot Racecourse in the ‘Stone Motherless’ Bar, downstairs in the grandstand from 11.30am until approximately 1pm on Thursday the 27th of September. All committee positions (9) are declared vacant for 2018/2019…

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State Prosecutor Firms For Boulder Cup

Co-trainer Grant Williams believes TAB market leader State Prosecutor has a terrific opportunity of winning today’s $100,000 Listed Boulder Cup (2100m) after the scratching of Prying Tom. Prying Tom had won four races in a row and was considered the biggest threat to State Prosecutor, but trainer Sharon Miller informed stewards on Friday that he…

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Prying Tom Up To Boulder Cup Challenge

Sharon Miller believes emerging stayer Prying Tom has the class edge to overcome a big weight and a wide draw in the $100,000 Boulder Cup (2100m) at Kalgoorlie on Sunday. To take out the Listed Goldfields feature, Prying Tom, a son of 2006 Kalgoorlie Cup champion, Black Tom, will have to lump the 59kg top…

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Noske Refreshed and Recharged

Refreshed and recharged both mentally and physically, a rejuvenated Jarrad Noske wasted little time in returning to winner’s list. At his first ride back after a three month break, Noske was at his vigorous best when he lifted Lockroy to victory at Belmont on Saturday. Noske said with the Ascot carnival fast approaching, he was…

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Pounamu To Continue Melbourne Campaign

Reality hit hard for Muchea trainer Alan Mathews when his star galloper Pounamu suffered a disappointing loss on debut in Melbourne last Saturday. Mathews went into the Group 1 Makybe Diva Stakes (1600m) at Flemington full of hope, but his confidence was shattered soon after the start. Pounamu never recovered after he met interference at…

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Man Booker Too Classy

Consistent galloper Man Booker has recorded his fourth Listed race win in this afternoon’s Farnley Stakes (1400m) at Belmont Park. The six-year-old returned in impressive fashion last start when second to Rebel King in the Idyllic Prince Stakes a fortnight ago, a performance which suggested he would be hard to beat today. Veteran sprinter Dream…

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Yuill Rewrites Local Racing History Again

Kyra Yuill has again created local racing history, this time as the first person in the modern era to train and ride a horse to win in Western Australia. At Belmont on Wednesday, Yuill established the new benchmark when she partnered Scooter’s Machine to an all the way victory in a 1400m handicap. The Maschino four-year-old…

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Apprentice Lands Milestone Win

With William Pike weaving his magic at Belmont and feature races in Melbourne and Sydney, it would have come as no surprise if a non-tab meeting at Mt Magnet escaped racing’s attention. But for one young apprentice rider, Beaux Banovic-Edwards, regardless of the setting or stature of the race meeting, it will be a day…

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