Dan Morton believes he can extend his Boulder Cup record when he saddles Macavity in the $100,000 Listed race at Kalgoorlie on Sunday. The Ascot trainer is chasing his third Boulder Cup success in five years after previous wins with Red Blast (2014) and Belora (2012). Morton says Macavity has the right credentials to win…Details
Weights have been released for the Caulfield-Melbourne Cup double with dual Irish St Leger winner Order Of St George allocated top weight for the Melbourne Cup while Hartnell heads Caulfield Cup weights. Order Of St George tops the Melbourne Cup weights for the second straight year. Photo: Ascot Racecourse The Aidan O’Brien-trained Order Of St George,…Details
Any thoughts of Floyd tackling the Ascot carnival later in the year have been shelved by Chris Gangemi. The Ascot trainer says he will take a patient approach with the four-year-old who gave his rivals a galloping lesson at Belmont on Saturday. Floyd was never in danger of defeat and after finding the front he…Details
Eight-year-old gelding Miki Two Toes, the oldest and most experienced runner in the Farnley Stakes, scored his first stakes victory and gave trainer Anne King her best win in racing at Belmont on Saturday. Aided by a perfect ground saving ride from Alan Kennedy, who settled behind the leader from barrier one, Miki Two Toes…Details
Paul Roberts says Just Act Natural has overcome a minor setback and is poised to turn the tables in the Listed Farnley Stakes (1400m) at Belmont on Saturday. The Bunbury trainer believes his promising sprinter can go one better after running a gallant second to It’s It in last fortnight’s Listed Idyllic Prince Stakes (1300m).…Details
Stephen Rowe’s Kalgoorlie Cup aspirations with bargain-buy mare Danehills Daughter received a major boost at Belmont last Saturday. Coming off a 42-day freshen-up, Danehills Daughter picked up from where she left off last campaign after notching her fourth straight win. The five-year-old, who was bought for $5,500 by the partner of Rowe’s niece, has emerged…Details
Aaron Mitchell and Fred Kersley were major winners at Racing and Wagering Western Australia’s (RWWA) Apprentice Jockey Awards held at Mandoon Estate at Caversham on Monday. Mitchell, acknowledged by an audience of industry, government and media representatives, won Leading Metropolitan Apprentice Jockey and Best All Round Apprentice. Mitchell rode 34 metropolitan winners including the Listed…Details
Trainer Craig Wright says the Hannans shapes as the next race for Coolgardie Cup winner, Bollywood Blitz.
Vega Magic underlined his star status with a Group 1 victory in the Memsie Stakes on Saturday. Perth part-owner Wally Daly says the Everest is definitely under consideration.
Trainer Stephen Rowe is eyeing off the Kalgoorlie Cup (2300m) after producing his in-form mare Danehills Daughter to win the Crown Perth Handicap (2000m) at Belmont on Saturday. The five-year-old stamped her claims for the goldfields feature when she sustained a strong turn of foot for jockey, Shaun O’Donnell, charging home from ninth position. In…Details