Perth Cup and WA Oaks to remain at 2,400 metres

The distances of two of Western Australia’s oldest thoroughbred races, the TABtouch Perth Cup and the Kirin Megumi-WA Oaks, will remain at 2,400 metres following today’s inaugural meeting of the Western Australian Pattern Committee (WAPC) at Perth Racing’s Lee-Steere House premises. Representatives of Perth Racing, Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA), Thoroughbred Breeders Western Australia,…

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Jackpot Win In Belmont Classic

Jackpot Prince underlined his staying credentials when he scored a thrilling last-stride victory in the $100,000 Listed Belmont Classic (2200m) at Belmont on Saturday. After turning for home in last position, Jackpot Prince had the task ahead of him, but under the confident and cool hands of jockey, Clint Johnston-Porter, he rallied hard. The Casino…

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Co-trainer Jason Miller is adamant Jackpot Prince can cause an upset and dethrone star three-year-old Gatting in the $100,000 Listed Belmont Classic on Saturday. Gatting, the WA Derby champion, holds hot favouritism, but Miller believes Jackpot Prince is an emerging stayer who will thrive over 2200m. Miller’s confidence in Jackpot Prince was validated two weeks…

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Miller Oozes Confidence With Jackpot Prince

Co-trainer Jason Miller is adamant Jackpot Prince can cause an upset and dethrone star three-year-old Gatting in the $100,000 Listed Belmont Classic on Saturday. Gatting, the WA Derby champion, holds hot favouritism, but Miller believes Jackpot Prince is an emerging stayer who will thrive over 2200m. Miller’s confidence in Jackpot Prince was validated two weeks…

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Wright’s Slick Belmont Move

Craig Wright’s faith in Slick Mover will be put to the test when the Kalgoorlie-trained three-year-old races at Belmont on Saturday. The former Perth sprinter has been an excellent acquisition for Wright and goes on trial for major goldfield races later this year. After posting consecutive Kalgoorlie wins last week, Slick Mover chases a hat…

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Tan Lands Career-Best Win In Beaufine

It’s It upset the return of First Among Equals in the Beaufine Stakes (1000m), giving apprentice, Randy Tan the biggest win of his career. Tan sent It’s It to the front and although the petrol gauge was reading empty close to the line the five-year-old held on for a gritty win. First Among Equals tried…

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