Belmont Park Redevelopment Briefing

Professor John Yovich, CEO Perth Racing; will be providing a comprehensive overview of the imminent construction works to be undertaken at Belmont Park Racecourse over the next 6 to 9 months. Trainers and all stakeholders are urged to attend, to properly understand how these works will impact them and winter racing in general. Plans for…

Details

Perth Feature Winners: 2017-2018

Karnup trainer Adam Durrant had cause for double celebration at Belmont on Saturday following the win of his emerging stayer Come Play With Me in the Belmont Classic (2200m), the final feature race of the 2017-2018 Perth racing season. Come Play With Me gave Durrant an almost unsassaible lead in the Trainers’ premiership, advancing his…

Details

Come Play With Me Ends Campaign On A High

Emerging stayer come Play With Me rounded out his winter campaign on a high after claiming the Listed Belmont Classic (2200m) at Belmont on Saturday. It was Come Play With Me’s fourth consecutive victory and his second feature race success after taking out the Listed Aquanita Stakes (2000m) two weeks earlier. Validating hot $1.80 favouritism,…

Details

Samizdat Commences Brilliantly

  Exciting juvenile Samizdat lived up to the pre-race hype when he started his career in spectacular fashion at Belmont on Saturday. Starting a $3.20 favourite after showing great promise in two barrier trial wins, Samizdat stamped his class in the Crown Towers Plate (1200m). The Not A Single Doubt gelding, trained by Chris Gangemi…

Details

No Misty Eyes For Harvey

Co-trainer Todd Harvey says he can see no reason why Misty Metal won’t continue her excellent form in the Tabtouch Handicap (1000m) at Belmont on Saturday. Misty Metal is deep into her winter campaign and carries career-high weight, but Harvey is bullish the Oratorio filly can make it five wins in succession. “I think when…

Details

New Starter Gives Gangemi Cause For Excitement

Trainer Chris Gangemi will start three horses at Belmont on Saturday, but one in particular has him very excited. Samizdat, a half-brother to Samovare, is ready to make his much awaited debut in the Crown Towers Plate (1200m). “It’s probably the most excited we have been going to the races,” Gangemi told Tabradio. Considerable interest…

Details

Miller Two Year Olds Bubble Along

Simon Miller’s continued his stranglehold on Perth juvenile races when Double Bubble bolted in at Belmont on Wednesday. Double Bubble, on debut, became Miller’s 15th two-year-old winner this season when scoring in the Tabtouch Plate (1000m). The Unencumbered filly, ridden by William Pike, sprinted clear at the 100m and defeated her next rival by an easy…

Details

Durrant’s Belmont Gem

Adam Durrant is confident Kelly’s Gem provides him with his best chance of winning and extending his lead in the Trainers’ premiership at Belmont on Wednesday. Durrant will saddle three runners including Electric Light and Cape Lady, but says Kelly’s Gem can rebound and return to victory in the Rentokil Initial Handicap (1200m). Kelly’s Gem…

Details

Trainers’ Premiership Remains Alive

Tellem We’re Comin gave co-trainers Grant and Alana Williams cause for double celebration at Belmont on Saturday when aided by the skill and brilliance of jockey William Pike, he continued his winning ways in the PSC Insurance Handicap (1600m). The Blackfriars gelding, who started an easing favourite, looked beaten at the top of the straight…

Details

Mature Age Apprentice Maintains Female Prominence

Jade McNaught didn’t want her weekend to stop. The mature-age apprentice rode five winners across two meetings and claimed a career-first treble. McNaught rode half the card at Carnarvon on Friday, steering home Henderson, Rhino’s Lad and Portrait Lao. She followed up 48 hours later at Kalgoorlie when she combined with Tahgeo Jay and Karma…

Details