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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Athlete On Trial For Melbourne

Neville Parnham’s Melbourne ambitions for Athlete will become clearer after he competes in the Vale Geoff Byers Handicap (1600m) at Belmont on Saturday. The Ascot trainer has big plans for Athlete, but will make a further assessment after the Helmet gelding steps up to 1600m and races against older horses. Parnham is leaving all options…

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Star Juvenile To Resume

She is small in stature but big in heart who defied the doubters last season. Lucy Mae was crowned Perth’s best 2YO and her return in the Perth Racing Club Membership Plate (1000m) at Belmont on Saturday holds considerable interest. Lucy Mae created a big impression when she posted shock wins in the Group 2…

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A Fine Moment For Williams

Ascot trainer Raquel Williams believes there is a big win in store for Our Finest Moment who continued a consistent run of form at Belmont yesterday. Our Finest Moment, ridden by apprentice Fred Kersley, prevailed to score by 1 ¼ lengths after storming home in the Penfolds Handicap (1600m). Since returning from a fractured cannon…

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