Great Shot In Fighting Railway Stakes Win

Unheralded young trainer Rhys Radford, veteran jockey Craig Staples and underrated galloper Great Shot conspired to defeat some of the biggest names in Australian racing in the $1 million Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) at Ascot on Saturday. With the majority of pre-race attention focused on defending champion, Scales Of Justice, Perth-owned star, Black Heart…

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Black Heart Bart Primed For Railway

Darren Weir’s stable foreman Jarrod McLean issued an ominous warning to his rivals ahead of Saturday’s $1 million Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) at Ascot. McLean and the powerful Weir camp are brimming with confidence that their star galloper is back to peak fitness and primed to record a triumphant homecoming. McLean says Perth-owned Black…

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Art Series To Tackle Guineas

Art Series will back up in next Saturday’s Group 2 WA Guineas (1600m) to take on the boys after posting a thrilling victory in the $200,000 Group 3 Champion Fillies Stakes (1600m) at Ascot on Saturday. The Darren McAuliffe-trained daughter of Sebring, ridden by Joe Azzopardi, fought on strongly to defeat gallant runner-up, Private Dancer…

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Parnham’s Ellicazoom Warning

Trainer Neville Parnham’s faith in Ellicazoom remains firm and despite the classy mare coming off a disappointing eastern states campaign, he is confident she can bounce back to her best at Ascot on Saturday. Ellicazoom struggled to land a win in four Melbourne starts and returns home to target a Group one double after finishing…

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Williams Wants NSW Supremo

Powerful Victorian owner Lloyd Williams has a simple solution to stop Racing NSW encroaching on Victoria’s spring turf.Williams suggests the Racing Victoria board do what it takes to get John Messara and Peter V’Landys down to run racing in the state. Williams told RSN he was a big fan of the way the former Racing…

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Silverstream On Track For Railway

Silverstream completed a feature event double and is on target for the $1 million Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) after winning the Group 3 WAROA-Lee Steere Stakes (1400m) at Ascot yesterday. Silverstream, who won the Group 3 Northerly Stakes (1400m) three weeks ago, started at $4.80 and charged home strongly from fourth position near the…

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