Geraldton Training Honours Shared

Geraldton stalwart Gordon Spowart claimed a remarkable 20th Geraldton Trainer’s premiership and Sarah Childs her second after they shared the honours on Sunday. Childs entered the final meeting of the season holding a two win advantage, but Spowart drew level on 16 wins after a double with Trademark and Lady Satab. The exciting conclusion to the…

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A Heavenly Sires Win From Lordhelpme

Lordhelpmerun ended his two-year-old season on a brilliant high after defying favourite Lady Cosmology in the Group 3 Sires Produce Stakes (1400m) at Ascot on Saturday. Aided by a confident ride by Shaun McGruddy, Lordhelpmerun grabbed the lead at the top of the straight and held on to defeat the Simon Miller-trained Lady Cosmology by…

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Robertson’s Tonic

Talented filly Fabergino confirmed her standing as a rising sprint star of Perth racing after she made a spectacular return at Ascot on Saturday. Racing first-up without a trial and defying a betting drift, Fabergino treated her rivals with disdain when she cruised to the line untouched in the James Boag’s Premium Handicap (1100m). The…

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Aggressive Tactics From The Lord In Sires Expected

More aggressive tactics will be adopted on Lordhelpmerun in the final two-year-old feature race of the season: the $200,000 Group 3 Sires Produce Stakes (1400m) at Ascot on Saturday. Trainer Steve Wolfe considers an assertive approach from jockey Shaun McGruddy to be pivotal in Lordhelpmerun’s bid to rebound and defeat Valour Road and Lady Cosmology.…

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Fabulous Fabergino Returns To Racing

Tiarnna Robertson has fired an ominous warning to her rivals ahead of exciting sprinter Fabergino’s return at Ascot on Saturday. The Bennett Springs trainer has revealed Fabergino to be bigger, better and stronger than what she was when last in work. Fabergino won on debut 12-months ago, but it was her sizzling victory in November that…

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What History Says: WA Sires Produce Stakes

SIRES BACKGROUND The WA Sires Produce Stakes was first run and won by two-year-old filly Florabel. It held Group 2 status from 1980-1990 and Group 3 since 1991. The 2005 Sires was run at Belmont Park. Notable winners include Hardrada (2002), Bomber Bill (1998), Nicopolis (1962), Chestillion (1960), Maniana (1954) and Eurythmic (1919). KARRAKATTA PLATE-SIRES…

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Dream Turns To Reality

Khristina Vasko has tasted success on the race course.  She was a recent winner of the prestigious WA Country Cups Fashion On The Field in Albany and is now in line as a wildcard entrant to win a trip to next year’s Royal Ascot carnival in England. Khristina now wants to experience that winning feeling…

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WA Racing Shines In Adelaide

Adelaide proved to be a happy hunting ground for the West Australian’s on Saturday. Former star juvenile Whispering Brook launched a big day for the Sandgropers when she won a 1200m sprint at Morphettville. Now in the hands of premier Victorian trainer, Darren Weir, Whispering Brook justified $2.25 favouritism with a solid victory. Dan Morton’s…

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Dainty Tess Too Good In Adelaide

Perth mare Dainty Tess stormed home over the top of a trio of high-level performers to claim the Group III RN Irwin Stakes (1100m). The Dan Morton-trained Dainty Tess had posted 12 wins in 33 starts in her home state but a roundabout trip to Adelaide that contained a stopover in Melbourne failed to dull…

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