Mycroft To Push Derby Claims

Ryan Hill believes Mycroft can stamp his WA Derby claims with a bold showing in the Listed Melvista Stakes (2200m) at Ascot on Saturday. Hill and Mycroft have been regular partners since the Duane Kitchingman-trained gelding ran eighth on debut at Bunbury last October. Since his first-up outing Mycroft has made steady progress and two…

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Man Booker Is High Class Says Morton

Man Bookers come back to racing reached another high after he posted a brilliant victory in the Listed Bunbury Stakes (1400m) on Sunday. The Discorsi gelding, who won the WA Guineas (1600m) two years ago, remains undefeated since returning from a 12-month injury layoff. Man Booker resumed from a tendon injury at Pinjarra in February…

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Great Shot Looks To Go One Better

Jockey Craig Staples believes classy Magnus gelding Great Shot can avenge his last-start defeat in the Listed Bunbury Stakes (1400m) on Sunday. After winning the Cyril Flower Stakes (1200m) first-up at Ascot, Great Shot had his colours lowered by Man Booker in the Pinjarra Classic (1300m). Great Shot tried valiantly to lead throughout and fought…

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Western Australia To Race On Good Friday

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) today confirmed that thoroughbred racing will be conducted on Good Friday for the first time in 2017. With the support of Western Australian thoroughbred racing industry stakeholders, With the support of Western Australian thoroughbred racing industry stakeholders, including the heads of its jockeys and trainers associations, RWWA has programmed…

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