Smith Has No Worries With Whyte

Trainer Lindsey Smith does not think Douglas Whyte has a case to answer following his charge of not riding Scales Of Justice out to the line in Saturday’s Kingston Town Classic at Ascot. Lindsey Smith interviewed following the Railway Stakes. Photo: Perth Racing Twitter Whyte was charged by RWWA Stewards for failing to ride his…

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Oliver Paves The Way For Silverstream

The brilliance and guile of champion jockey Damien Oliver helped paved the way for Silverstream to return to the winners list in the Ascend Sales Trophies Jungle Dawn Classic (1400m) at Ascot on Saturday. Silverstream, trained by Grant and Alana Williams and raced by prominent owner-breeder, Bob Peters, posted her first victory in 399 days…

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Whyte’s Kingston Town Blow

Champion jockey Douglas Whyte could spend the hours on his flight back to Hong Kong wondering what might have been in Saturday’s Group I Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot. Stratum Star claimed Saturday’s Group I Kingston Town Classic in Perth. Photo: Darryl Sherer Whyte appeared to stop riding the Railway Stakes winner Scales Of…

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Kiwi Raider Spot On For Kingston Town

Astute New Zealand horseman Allan Sharrock can’t wait for Kawi’s appearance in Saturday’s Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot. If Sharrock’s planning is spot on and the race goes to script, Kawi is poised to add a sixth Group 1 trophy to his impressive racing resume. There have been a couple of stuttering steps along…

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Moore’s Takedown Wins Winterbottom

Gary Moore skipped and danced along the course proper to collect “gentle giant” Takedown after his four-year-old took out the $1 million Group I Winterbottom Stakes (1200m) at Ascot on Saturday. Gary Moore’s enthusiastic antics reached new heights after claiming his first Australian Group I at Ascot on Saturday. Photo: Steve Hart Rosehill-based Moore, a…

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