Parnham’s Ellicazoom Warning

Trainer Neville Parnham’s faith in Ellicazoom remains firm and despite the classy mare coming off a disappointing eastern states campaign, he is confident she can bounce back to her best at Ascot on Saturday. Ellicazoom struggled to land a win in four Melbourne starts and returns home to target a Group one double after finishing…

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Williams Wants NSW Supremo

Powerful Victorian owner Lloyd Williams has a simple solution to stop Racing NSW encroaching on Victoria’s spring turf.Williams suggests the Racing Victoria board do what it takes to get John Messara and Peter V’Landys down to run racing in the state. Williams told RSN he was a big fan of the way the former Racing…

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Silverstream On Track For Railway

Silverstream completed a feature event double and is on target for the $1 million Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) after winning the Group 3 WAROA-Lee Steere Stakes (1400m) at Ascot yesterday. Silverstream, who won the Group 3 Northerly Stakes (1400m) three weeks ago, started at $4.80 and charged home strongly from fourth position near the…

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Debellatio To Test WA Guineas Bid

Trainer Fred Kersley believes Debellatio will face an acid test when the promising colt launches his WA Guineas (1600m) campaign at Ascot this weekend. Kersley’s major concerns are Debellataio’s wide barrier and a fitness edge he concedes to several of his main rivals in the Listed Fairetha Stakes (1400m). Debellatio, a $30,000 yearling, resumes first-up…

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Enhanced Security and Integrity Measures for Carnivals

Thoroughbred and Harness RWWA’s continuing commitment to maintaining the highest levels of Integrity in the Racing Industry will again see Stewards out in force applying additional security and integrity measures during the upcoming carnivals across both Harness and Thoroughbred codes. As reflected by the statistics recently published in the RWWA Annual Report, RWWA maintains one…

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Kersley A Rising Star

As apprentice jockey Fred Kersley approaches a career milestone, the talented young rider can add another title to his growing record. After a race-to-race double at Ascot on Tuesday, Kersley claimed the 2017 Touchstone Farm Rising Stars award in a canter. Kersley dominated the month-long series, recording 14 wins from 61 rides to finish 75…

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Rekindling Wins Melb Cup

A father and son combination from Ireland and Australia’s leviathan owner have claimed a one-two finish in the Melbourne Cup after Rekindling defeated Johannes Vermeer in the Group 1 feature at Flemington on Tuesday. Rekindling, trained by Joseph O’Brien, ran on strongly in the straight to overhaul Johannes Vermeer, prepared by his father Aiden O’Brien…

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Pounamu Off To The Railway

Pounamu has booked a berth in the $1 million Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) after posting an upset win in the Group 3 Asian Beau Stakes (1400m) at Ascot. Starting at $26, the Alan Mathews-trained gelding, ridden by Pat Carbery, stormed home from near last to nail the heavily-backed favourite Variation by a half-head. Whispering…

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