Top Return From Private Dancer

Trevor Andrews’ classy filly Private Dancer took an important first towards the WA Oaks when she completed a top return to racing at Ascot on Saturday. Despite racing first-up since the WA Guineas in November and lumping top weight of 59kg, Private Dancer proved too strong in the Owners Only-Supporting WA Racehorse Owners Handicap (1400m).…

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Luciani Lets Rip

Western Australian training icon, Lou Luciani yesterday took a not so veiled swipe at users of social media and the main stream media regarding the treatment of some of this states apprentice riders have been receiving in those arenas. Luciani, long regarded as one of the state’s most astute tacticians and a passionate advocate of…

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Miller King Of The Babies

Simon Miller enhanced his reputation as an elite trainer of two-year-olds when Valour Road scored on debut in the $250,000 Magic Millions WA 2YO Classic (1200m) at Pinjarra on Saturday. Launching a perfect introduction to racing, Valour Road led all the way for jockey Aaron Mitchell and staved off a spirited challenge from Ngawi to…

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Platoon On The March

Trainer Neville Parnham is confident his promising juvenile Platoon can hit the ground running and have an impact first up in the $250,000 Magic Millions WA 2YO Classic (1200m) at Pinjarra on Saturday. A son of Parnham’s multiple Group One champion, Playing God, Platoon showed he was on track for a successful return after winning…

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Rebel King Reigns Supreme

Rebel King made a sparkling return to racing with a dominant win in the Listed Scenic Blast Stakes (1200m) at Ascot on Saturday. Rebel King had not started since last October’s Listed Birthday Stakes at Belmont, but looked primed after a top trial on Monday. After being handed a gun ride by Chris Parnham, Rebel…

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