Injury Scare Clouds Group 1 Champion

A concerned Lindsey Smith admits there are worrying signs over the immediate future of his Group 1 champion Scales Of Justice. Smith believes Scales Of Justice is still feeling the effects of his Melbourne debut in the Bobby Lewis Quality (1200m) at Flemington last spring. Scales Of Justice ran second to Redkirk Warrior, but could…

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Hall And Roger Combine Again For Bunbury Stakes

Peter Hall says he is excited to be reunited with Roger The Roman in the Listed Amelia Park-Bunbury Stakes (1400m) on Wednesday. Hall teams up with Roger The Roman for the first time since last year’s breakout run in the Hannans Handicap (1400m) in Kalgoorlie. After a stunning Broome campaign that netted an unbeaten sequence…

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Miller’s Karrakatta Plate Stocks Soar

Lady Cosmology continued trainer Simon Miller’s hot streak in the Supremacy Stakes (1000m) when she set a race record to win the Listed race on debut at Ascot yesterday. Sending an ominous warning to her rivals ahead of next month’s Karrakatta Plate (1200m), Lady Cosmology showed gate speed to lead from barrier four for jockey,…

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Barzinho To Rebound In Mount Barker Cup Says Gangemi

Perth trainer Chris Gangemi confidently says if Barzinho can reproduce his best form he will be the horse to beat in the Tabtouch-Mount Barker Cup (2000m) on Sunday. Barzinho has been installed favourite ($3) by Tabtouch, with Master Magician ($3.80), Rhino Buster ($4.60) and Powercraft ($8) the other runners under double figures Gangemi said Barzinho…

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Motherhood Inspires Return For Jockey

Motherhood was the inspiration that drew Peta Edwards away from racing. It was also the motive that sparked her return. Four years ago, Edwards bowed out of racing and handed in her jockey silks. She rode her last race on Non Compos at Geraldton on Australia Day. For Edwards, who travelled half way across the…

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Durrant’s Derby Doubts

Leading trainer Adam Durrant queries if Miracle Man can progress to the next month’s WA Derby, raising doubts the three-year-old can run out a strong 2400m. The Group 2 feature looms as a natural target for the son of Viscount after he scored a tenacious maiden stakes win in the Listed Lex Piper Stakes (1600m)…

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Giadresco’s Bunbury Cup Dream

Bunbury trainer Peter Giadresco has enjoyed a decorated training career with his name etched on a host of major WA races. Giadresco has trained group winners in the Karrakatta Plate, the Cox Stakes, the Lee Steere Stakes and the Lee Steere Classic. But one race that holds pride of place for Giadresco is the Group…

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A Battle Hero In Cyril Flower Stakes

Battle Hero continued his rejuvenated form under trainer Chris Gangemi when he set a weight-carrying record to win the Listed Cyril Flower Stakes (1200m) at Ascot on Saturday. Battle Hero claimed the third leg of a feature race double after earlier wins in the Summer Scorcher (1000m) on New Year’s Day and the Pinjarra Classic…

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