Galaxy Is A Star

Boom mare Galaxy Star passed a distance query with ease when she continued her winning ways at Belmont on Saturday. The five-year-old, starting a hot $1.50 favourite, finished powerfully for jockey William Pike when scoring in a 2000m handicap. Charging home from seventh at the turn, Galaxy Star defeated Dudemanbro by 1 ½ lengths with…

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Swift Sis Launches Hannans Campaign

Craig Wright is hoping Swift Sis can pick up from where she left off last campaign when she marks her return to racing at Kalgoorlie on Sunday. Swift Sis has been a genuine surprise packet and after stringing together four straight wins at Esperance and Kalgoorlie ran two cracking races in Perth. Facing a steep…

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Pike To Ride In Singapore

Champion Western Australian jockey William Pike has accepted an invitation from the Singapore Turf Club to ride at the Stewards Cup meeting on Sunday. Pike, to make his sixth visit to Singapore, has been booked to ride Countofmontecristo for trainer Michael Clements in the Group 2 Stewards’ Cup (1400m). The 32-year-old has enjoyed success previously…

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Rock Magic Out Of Beaufine Stakes

Multiple Group 3 winner Rock Magic has been scratched from Saturday’s Listed Beaufine Stakes (1000m) at Belmont. Arguably the state’s best sprinter, Rock Magic had the task of carrying 62kg in Saturday’s $100,000 event, where he was out to break the weight carrying record in the race of 59.5kg. Rock Magic won the Beaufine Stakes…

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Durrant Closes The Gap

Adam Durrant has closed the gap on Grant and Alana Williams in the 2017-18 Perth Trainer’s Premiership after dominating the Belmont card on Saturday. Durrant moved to within one win of last season’s leading trainers after Kelly’s Callisto, Come Play With Me and Enticing Star flew the stable flag proudly. Kelly’s Callisto and Come Play…

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Hype Grows For Fabergino

The hype over Fabergino continues to grow after the exciting grey filly cruised to a comfortable victory at Belmont on Saturday. Keeping her unbeaten record intact, the Tiarnna Robertson-trained Fabergino enhanced her reputation as the next star of Perth Racing. Extending her winning sequence to four, Fabergino found the front easily for jockey Peter Knuckey…

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Perfect Start For Material Man

Classy gelding Material Man made the perfect start to his winter campaign when he won the Group 3 Belmont Sprint (1400m) at Belmont on Saturday. At his first start since winning the Perth Cup (2400m) in January, Material Man landed the opening leg of a feature race treble in the $150,000 Belmont Sprint. Trained by…

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Former Jockey Continues Family Tradition

With bloodlines steeped in Broome racing history, it seemed only natural that Jake Casey would launch the next phase of his thoroughbred journey in the iconic town. The former accomplished jockey continues a rich family tradition and follows in the footsteps of his father when the new Broome racing season kicks off this weekend. For…

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Battle Hero’s Belmont Sprint Grand Final

Perth trainer Chris Gangemi is banking on fitness to give Battle Hero a winning edge in the $150,000 Group 3 Belmont Sprint (1400m) at Belmont on Saturday. Battle Hero has been a revelation since he was bought for $60,000 off leading owner-breeder Bob Peters at a thoroughbred winter sale last June. Under Gangemi’s direction, Battle…

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