It’s A Family Affair For Brown

Tameeka Brown was always going to have a career in racing. It’s in her genes and part of her DNA. With a family steeped in racing history, Brown grew up living and breathing race horses. Brown’s grandfather Keith Jeffreys is a prominent Pinjarra trainer, who has prepared several top gallopers including Royal Lott. Jeffreys is also…

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McNaught Continues Rapid Rise

Mature-age apprentice Jade McNaught’s fledging start to her jockey career received a further boost on Saturday after she booted home her first metropolitan Saturday winner, Fire and Rain, at Ascot. McNaught, 30, is only in her eighth month of race riding but has hit the ground running in 2019, having ridden 10 winners and 16…

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Roberts Hoping For Natural Improvement

Progressive galloper Just Act Natural continues his comeback from a long injury layoff in this Saturday’s Listed Scenic Blast Stakes (1200m) at Ascot, with trainer Paul Roberts expecting further improvement on his first-up run. The six-year-old made an encouraging return in the Miss Andretti Stakes on January 19, when beaten five lengths by Misty Metal in his…

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Pinjarra Classic Next For Neurological

Ascot trainer Martin Allan is setting Neurological for the Pinjarra Classic (1300m) after the chestnut gelding continued his outstanding form at Geraldton on Tuesday. The son of Gingerbread Man proved too good for his rivals in the Batavia Sprint (1300m) when he sprinted clear in the straight to score by an easy 1 ¾ lengths.…

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Material Man On Song For Melbourne

Multiple Group race winner Material Man has tuned up for his Melbourne campaign with an impressive trial at Lark Hill yesterday. Material Man won by a length to three-year-old Chix Pic in a 955m trial in the quickest time for the morning. The Vital Equine gelding will launch his Victorian autumn campaign in the first…

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History Of The Scenic Blast Stakes

Saturday’s Listed Scenic Blast Stakes (1200M) at Ascot is named in honour of one of Australia’s best sprinters. The Scenic gelding amassed eight wins, eight seconds and four thirds from 31 career starts with stake earnings of $2 122, 046. Scenic Blast debuted at Ascot in 2007 and succeeded at his very first start with…

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Stud Tour Itinerary

Serpentine Area Tuesday 29/01/2019 8.00 am Leave Ascot Race Course Members Carpark  Length of stay Bus – 40 mins   8.45 – 9.15 Toreby Park (Willowdale Yearlings)  30 mins Bus – 10 mins   9.30 -10.00 am Quanah Park  30 mins Bus – 5 mins 10.10 – 11.10am Darling View  60 mins Bus – 15min…

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Miss West Coast To Shine Says Andrews

Trainer Trevor Andrews is confident his talented filly Miss West Coast can justify hot favouritism and continue her march towards rich juvenile races at Ascot on Saturday. Andrews says Miss West Coast had improved since her maiden victory three weeks ago and expects another strong showing in the David Gray’s Aglink Plate (1100m). “I have…

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Restructure of Kalgoorlie Thoroughbred Racing Season

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA), in conjunction with the Kalgoorlie-Boulder Racing Club (KBRC), has today announced a restructure of race dates at Kalgoorlie Racecourse for the 2019 season. The average field size at Kalgoorlie has dropped by 10% in the last two-years to only 8.7 in the 2018 season, placing it significantly behind other…

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Star WA 3YO Receives International Recognition

Boom Western Australian three-year-old Arcadia Queen received international recognition last night when the 2018 Longine’s World’s Best Racehorse Rankings were released in London. The Pierro filly, prepared by husband and wife training partnership Grant and Alana Williams, was listed with an international rating of 116 for her ultra-impressive win in the Group 1 Kingston Town Classic…

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