Porter Claims Milestone

Talented apprentice Clint Johnston-Porter scored the biggest win of his career when he outrode his claim on Silverstream in the Group 3 A.J.Scahill Stakes (1400m) at Ascot yesterday. Johnston-Porter, who commenced his apprenticeship in 2013, timed his run to perfection on Silverstream, storming home from last and weaving his way between runners down the centre…

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Giadresco’s Scahill Stakes Profit

Peter Giadresco says the Scahill Stakes (1400m) holds no fears for Profit Street and victory in the $250,000 race would be a fitting end to the year for his consistent galloper. The Viscount five-year-old meets a field of nine starters in the Group 3 Scahill Stakes, headlined by top local hopes Variation and State Solicitor…

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Variation To Head East

Last season’s champion three-year-old Variation will race in the eastern states next year, but will remain under the guidance of trainer Stephen Miller. Miller said Variation will target a Melbourne campaign in the autumn after he races in the Group 3 Scahill Stakes (1400m) at Ascot on Saturday. “That is the plan and that’s what…

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Cummings To Continue Family Tradition

The tradition is set to continue at Ascot on Saturday when James Cummings saddles up top hope It’ s Somewhat in the $1 million Group 1 Kingston Town Classic (1800m). Cummings, head supremo of Godolphin’s Australian racing empire, has an indelible family link to Western Australia’s premier weight-for-age feature. Cummings is a fourth-generation trainer from…

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Black Heart Bart Primed

After a heartbreaking loss two weeks back, the powerful Darren Weir stable are supremely confident Perth-owned star Black Heart Bart is primed to rebound in next Saturday’s Group 1 Kingston Town Classic (1800m). “I have to admit I was close to tears and all choked up after the race,” said Jarrod McClean, Weir’s stable foreman.…

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