Perth trainer Simon Miller is not concerned his talented sprinter, First Among Equals, will carry top weight when he makes a surprising return in Saturday’s Beaufine Stakes (1000m) at Belmont. Miller had planned on giving First Among Equals a lengthy break and bypassing the Belmont winter season after he pulled up sore in the Group…Details
The fight for second position in the Perth Jockey’s premiership is still no clearer after Jarrad Noske and Brad Parnham scored respective wins at Belmont on Saturday. Noske advanced to 43 city wins and stretched two clear of Parnham after saluting on Salubrious in race one, but Parnham came back hard courtesy of his sublime…Details
Leading horseman Grant Williams says his wife and co trainer, Alana Williams, deserves much praise in the countdown to their first premiership title.
The honour for Perth’s best three-year-old will be officially announced at a gala function next month, but officials can unpack the trophy and present it to Variation after he scored a classy win in the Listed Aquanita Stakes (2000m). The Stephen Miller-trained gelding ended his three-year-old season in spectacular fashion, overcoming a distance query and…Details
Last Sunday in Brisbane boxers Jeff Horn and Manny Pacquao were involved in a world title fight slugfest in front of 50,000 adoring fans. Both fighters went toe-to-toe for a brutal and bloodied 12 rounds with Horn scoring a unanimous- and popular home town points victory. In boxing parlance Perth Racing will stage their own…Details
The prospect of tackling the Belmont Oaks (2000m) in Perth on Saturday holds no fears for trainer, Brett Mathews. While Mathews concedes Miss Sapphire faces a big challenge to take out the Listed feature, he says he is in the race to win it. “It’s going to be a big ask against some of the…Details
William Pike reached a century of metropolitan winners after booting home a treble at Belmont on Saturday. Pike came from last on High Conviction, ran home strongly aboard Galaxy Star and led the field on Nelson’s Flight. Pike has a stranglehold on the jockey’s premiership and is 58 wins clear of second placegetter, Jarrad Noske. Noske,…Details
Star galloper Scales Of Justice is off to Melbourne, but won’t be tackling Winx in the Cox Plate.
Trainer Lindsey Smith is in no rush to announce his next move with star galloper, Scales Of Justice, who ended his winter campaign on a high after a nail-biting victory in the Group 3 Strickland Stakes (2000m) at Belmont Park yesterday. Scales Of Justice was sent straight to the front by jockey, Dan Staeck and…Details
Rod Brown has added two horses to his team and is cautiously optimistic they can have an immediate impact at Kalgoorlie on the weekend. On Sunday Brown will unveil former Perth gallopers Mauldens Mill and Viking Forest as he looks to continue his stable’s momentum. Brown has enjoyed a good run of form in 2017,…Details