Monaco Rose has raced on seven occasions without a win, but there have been recent signs to suggest she is close to breaking her maiden status. The first signal came at York in March when under Karnup co trainers, Geoff Durrant and Jason Miller, she ran a creditable third to Reveille. Reveille, a High Chaparral…Details
Perth trainer Simon Miller advises punters not too ignore First Among Equals as an each way hope in the Group 1 Goodwood Handicap (1200m) at Morphettville on Saturday. Miller believes First Among Equals has slipped under the radar with the bulk of pre-race attention on WA-owned gallopers, Black Heart Bart, Vega Magic and Malaguerra. Black…Details
ROMA CUP BACKGROUND Perth’s premier winter sprint was first run in 1966 and won by Summer Storm, a six-year-old gelding that was trained by Harold Campbell and ridden by Danny Miller. The Roma Cup was run over 2000m in 1966, 1600m in 1967, 1968 & 1974, 1400m in 1969-70 and 1200m from 1980. From 1980…Details
After drving 100 winners, Maddison Brown says she is ready to commit to becoming a jockey.
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.