Rising Star Leader Claims Strong Ascot Bookings

Fred Kersley can boost his lead in the Touchstone Farm Rising Star series with a strong book of rides at Ascot’s season-opening meeting on Saturday. The talented apprentice will be out to maintain his good form when he partners Dolcity (1), Pinzu (2), Necklet (3), Touch Of Silver (6) and Slick Talker (8). Two-year-old Dolcity,…

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Young Gun Extends Lead In Rising Stars Series

Fred Kersley strengthened his lead in the Touchstone Farm Rising Stars series after completing a double at Bunbury on Saturday. Kersley maintained his position at the head of the leader board with polished rides on Danehills Daughter and First Affair. Kersley was having his first ride on Danehills Daughter and settled near last before tracking…

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Miller Has Found A Jewel

Promising filly Ocean Jewel confirmed she will be a major player at the Ascot carnival after posting an outstanding win in the $100,000 Tabtouch Bunbury 3YO Classic (1000m) on Saturday. Trained by Simon Miller and ridden by Joe Azzopardi, Ocean Jewel, unleashed an electrifying sprint from eighth position at the turn and defeated Epic Grey…

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Kersley Jumps To Rising Stars Lead After Top Week

Fred Kersley will be out to strengthen his lead in the Touchstone Farm Rising Star Series when he partners top mare Danehills Daughter at Bunbury on Saturday. The Stephen Rowe-trained five-year-old, runner-up in the Kalgoorlie Cup, is the $2.70 favourite to win the Bank Of Queensland Handicap (2000m). The daughter of Danehills Express has emerged as…

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Kirby Leads Rising Star Series

Brodie Kirby has pinched an early lead in the Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) Rising Star Apprentice Series as his comeback from injury gathered momentum on the weekend. Sidelined for four months with a knee complaint, Kirby got off to a flying start when he posted one win and eight placings from his 11 rides…

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Classy Return From Salorsci

Quality galloper Salorsci’s Group 1 ambitions gathered momentum yesterday when he made a sparkling return to racing in the D’Orsogna Handicap (1000m) at Belmont. Trained by Jeff Noske and ridden by his son, Jarrad Noske, Salorsci launched his Ascot carnival campaign in style with an impressive victory over Lockroy and Flying Time. Salorsci, who improved…

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Pearce Brothers Continue Hot Form

The hot form of co-trainers Ben and Dan Pearce continued at Belmont on Wednesday when promising Blackfriars gelding Father Knick extended his winning sequence. Dan Pearce said Father Knick would target the $100,000 Bunbury 3YO Classic (1000m) on October 14 after notching a winning hat trick in the Yellowglen Handicap (1000m). Ridden by Joe Azzopardi,…

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It’s A Breeze For Durrant

Kiss The Breeze lived up to the hype with an impressive win in the opening two-year-old race of the season at Belmont on Saturday. The Star Witness filly started an even money favourite and didn’t let her supporters down with a mature performance over 1000m. Kiss The Breeze, a $72,500 yearling from the stable of…

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