Alan Mathews believes if resources and prizemoney is pumped into the Perth Cup it would recapture its former prestige.
Grant and Alana Williams extended their lead on the trainer’s premiership after Ripper Rio scored a neck win over North Ridge. The husband and wife combination have trained 62 city winners for the season, 19 clear of their next rivals, Geoff Durrant and Jason Miller. Miller and Durrant had high hopes with Touch Of Silver…Details
. Quality sprinters First Among Equals and Caipirinha will be the flag bearers for trainer Simon Miller next weekend as he attempts to claim a feature interstate double. First Among Equals will contest the Group 1 Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville in Adelaide while Caipirinha tackles the Group 3 Roma Cup (1200m) at Ascot. Caipirinha continued…Details
Peter Bamford is back training horses but no matter how many winners he claims in the future he has already won the biggest race of his life. Nearly four years ago Bamford suffered a major health scare when he was diagnosed with throat cancer. Life as he knew it changed forever. “It wasn’t too good,…Details
Gary Bowen is confident Medici Vase can figure in the finish of the Rivet Mining Services Handicap (1600m) at Kalgoorlie on Sunday. And the experienced trainer believes the gelding owes him a win after being responsible for a painful stable accident several weeks ago. “I was trying to put him on the horse treadmill and…Details
Manager Commercial Racing (RWWA) David Hunter, said there will be industry consultation to determine if the iconic Perth Cup will revert back to 3200m for next year.
Jeff Noske’s high opinion of Salorsci was further validated when the talented three-year-old launched his autumn campaign in style at Ascot on Saturday. The Ascot trainer lavished praise on Salorsci, who maintained his unbeaten record when he staved off Dainty Tess in the Neometals Handicap (1000m). After settling third for Noske’s son, Jarrad, Salorsci grabbed…Details
Madassa can get his career back on track when he challenges a hot line up in the $125,000 Listed Avon Valley Toyota-Northam Stakes (1100m) on Sunday. Northam’s opening meeting of the season marks the return of the Lindsey Smith-trained five-year-old after a tendon injury sidelined him for 18-months. The talented Due Sasso gelding has not…Details
Six weeks ago, apprentice Kate Witten considered her racing career to be over. She had lost interest. She had enough. She wanted out. The girl who successfully pursued her dream of becoming a jockey, felt she had no choice but to step away from the riding ranks. With her career at the crossroads, Witten accepted…Details
A total of 40 trainers and 20 jockeys shared the 65 races held in Perth metro company in the month of April. TOP METRO JOCKEYS BY WINNERS William Pike 09 Aaron Mitchell 07 Chris Parnham 06 Brad Parnham 06 Clint Johnston-Porter 05 Jarrad Noske 05 Steven Parnham 05 Randy Tan 04 Shaun McGruddy 03 Jerry…Details