WA RACING UPDATE – COVID-19

The WA Government, based on health advice, announced that public health and social measures will be eased to modified Level 1 from 12.01am Thursday, 31 March 2022. Please see the below public health and social measures relevant to the WA racing community: Limits and restrictions at racecourses: From 12.01am Thursday 31 March 2022: The number…

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NO DOUBTS ON ALASKAN GOD FOR MORTON

Dan Morton’s decision to buy Alaskan God as a yearling is turning out to be an inspired one. The exciting three-year-old staying prospect has taken all before him this campaign and cemented favouritism in Saturday’s week’s WA Derby (2400m) with a breakthrough win in black-type company on Saturday. Since a debut seventh at Northam last…

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DURRANT DREAMING OF OAKS VICTORY

Adam Durrant’s notable racing resume features 101 black-type wins, but that impressive list of achievements does not include a WA Oaks (2400m). That surprising anomaly stands a top chance of being broken on Saturday with the in-form trainer optimistic he can win the race for the first time. Durrant can breakthrough and end the drought…

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BABY PARIS STANDS TALL ON DEBUT

Ascot trainer Colin Webster had a pretty good idea his two-year-old filly Baby Paris was above average, a sequence of three top 400m trials was good evidence, but until she proved it on race day he kept his ambitions circumspect and remained cautious. However; following her successful debut at Ascot on Wednesday, Webster’s guarded aspirations…

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WEBSTER KEEPS FAITH WITH DERBY HOPEFUL

Trix Of The Trade’s last-start defeat has not rocked the confidence of veteran trainer, Colin Webster ahead of the gelding’s next big test at Ascot on Saturday. Trix Of The Trade’s dream run ended in last fortnight’s J.C.Roberts Stakes (1800m) when the WA Derby hopeful suffered the first loss of his campaign. Following four straight…

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THE ASCOT WRAP-THE TOP 7

1- If there was massive hype over Amelia’s Jewel after her victory on debut in the Supremacy Stakes a fortnight back, then it’s gone to another level following the Group 3 Gimcrack Stakes.  Brilliant, outstanding, amazing, ultra-impressive, jaw-dropping, they were just some of the superlatives directed at the filly after she showed her versatility by…

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ROKANORI KEEPS ON IMPROVING SAYS WILLIAMS

Rokanori claimed his biggest victory on Saturday and trainer Grant Williams is confident the unbeaten colt can continue to improve as he progresses to next month’s WA Derby (2400). Coming off a Belmont Park maiden and an Ascot midweek race, Rokanori faced a stiffer test in the J.C.Roberts Stakes (1800m), but passed it with flying…

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