History Of The Prince Of Wales Stakes

PRINCE OF WALES STAKES: OVERVIEW The Prince Of Wales Stakes was first run in 1969 and won by Sherolythe.  It has held Group 3 status since 1979. The 2018 edition of the race consists of a field of 10 starters. PRINCE OF WALES STAKES: TRAINERS Jim Taylor stands out on his own with four winners in…

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History Of Asian Beau Stakes

Asian Beau Stakes History:Overview The Asian Beau Stakes was first run in 1982 and won by Nitro Lad.  The 2018 edition of the Asian Beau Stakes (1400m) has attracted 7 entries. It was known as the WATC Kankama Quality Stakes, the WATC Belmont Community Quality Stakes, WATC Budget Quality Stakes, WATC Singapore Quality and the…

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Owner Delights In Northam Cup Triumph

As a horse owner you aim high, but are just as content to revel in any win, regardless of place, time or race. From the pinnacle of a Group 1 feature in the city to a maiden in the provincial and country circuits, you take any victory that comes your way. But for part-owner Coleen Peterson,…

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Scales Of Justice Set For Return

Scales Of Justice is a step closer to making his much-anticipated return to racing after completing an impressive trial work out at Belmont on Monday. Trainer Lindsey Smith has earmarked the Group 2 Lee Steere Stakes (1400m) at Ascot on November 10 as the first-up run for Scales Of Justice. The Not A Single Doubt…

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Smith Eye’s Perth Cup

Trainer Lindsey Smith predicts a big future for Salon Du Cheval after the Trade Fair gelding extended his winning sequence at Ascot on Saturday. In a muddling run race, Salon Du Cheval, ridden by Daniel Staeck, powered home to win the Tabtouch-Better Your Bet Handicap (2100m) by a half-length. Five Degrees, on the quick back-up…

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No Mystery In Belgravia

Talented filly Mystery Miss has made it five wins in the past six years in the Listed Belgravia Stakes (1200m) for owner Bob Peters and trainers Grant and Alana Williams, with a breathtaking win at Ascot this afternoon. After holding favouritism for most of the week, Mystery Miss eased out to $7 on TABtouch, with…

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Bam’s On Fire Sold To Melbourne

Trainer Mark Forder has confirmed his talented filly Bam’s On Fire has been sold to a Melbourne syndicate and will do her future racing in the eastern states. “The plan is she will go to Ciaron Maher and David Eustace,” Forder said. “She is still a maiden and it is great news for the owners.…

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Casey Hoping For Northam Cup Glory

Trainer Sean Casey says Gloryland will be in peak condition to bid for victory in the $125,000 Listed Northam Cup (1600m) on Sunday after a short freshen-up. Gloryland hasn’t raced since running consecutive placings in the Coolgardie Cup (1760m),  Boulder Cup (2100m) and Kalgoorlie Cup (2300m) three weeks ago. It followed a winter campaign in…

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Miller’s Star Is Shining

Ascot trainer Simon Miller admits Achernar Star’s reputation took a hit during a cameo winter campaign. The son of Gingerbread Man ran two poor races and was never sighted when unplaced. Achernar Star finished ahead of only two runners in the Group 3 Roma Cup (1200m) at Ascot and didn’t fare any better when he ran…

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Feature Race Plans For Colourful Chloe

In-form trainer Dan Morton announced feature race plans for Colourful Chloe after she landed some good bets to win the Maca Cando Maiden (1200m) at Ascot on Wednesday. Backed from $9.50 into $6.00 with bookmakers, The More Than Ready filly, ridden by Shaun O’Donnell, finished strongly to gun down the leader Wakan Tanka and score…

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