Any thoughts of Floyd tackling the Ascot carnival later in the year have been shelved by Chris Gangemi. The Ascot trainer says he will take a patient approach with the four-year-old who gave his rivals a galloping lesson at Belmont on Saturday. Floyd was never in danger of defeat and after finding the front he…Details
Eight-year-old gelding Miki Two Toes, the oldest and most experienced runner in the Farnley Stakes, scored his first stakes victory and gave trainer Anne King her best win in racing at Belmont on Saturday. Aided by a perfect ground saving ride from Alan Kennedy, who settled behind the leader from barrier one, Miki Two Toes…Details
Paul Roberts says Just Act Natural has overcome a minor setback and is poised to turn the tables in the Listed Farnley Stakes (1400m) at Belmont on Saturday. The Bunbury trainer believes his promising sprinter can go one better after running a gallant second to It’s It in last fortnight’s Listed Idyllic Prince Stakes (1300m).…Details
Stephen Rowe’s Kalgoorlie Cup aspirations with bargain-buy mare Danehills Daughter received a major boost at Belmont last Saturday. Coming off a 42-day freshen-up, Danehills Daughter picked up from where she left off last campaign after notching her fourth straight win. The five-year-old, who was bought for $5,500 by the partner of Rowe’s niece, has emerged…Details
Aaron Mitchell and Fred Kersley were major winners at Racing and Wagering Western Australia’s (RWWA) Apprentice Jockey Awards held at Mandoon Estate at Caversham on Monday. Mitchell, acknowledged by an audience of industry, government and media representatives, won Leading Metropolitan Apprentice Jockey and Best All Round Apprentice. Mitchell rode 34 metropolitan winners including the Listed…Details
Trainer Craig Wright says the Hannans shapes as the next race for Coolgardie Cup winner, Bollywood Blitz.
Vega Magic underlined his star status with a Group 1 victory in the Memsie Stakes on Saturday. Perth part-owner Wally Daly says the Everest is definitely under consideration.
Trainer Stephen Rowe is eyeing off the Kalgoorlie Cup (2300m) after producing his in-form mare Danehills Daughter to win the Crown Perth Handicap (2000m) at Belmont on Saturday. The five-year-old stamped her claims for the goldfields feature when she sustained a strong turn of foot for jockey, Shaun O’Donnell, charging home from ninth position. In…Details
Trainer Craig Wright believes Bollywood Blitz has had the perfect preparation and is poised for a bold showing in the Hahn Electrical Coolgardie Cup (1760m) at Kalgoorlie on Sunday. Wright targeted the Coolgardie Cup after Bollywood Blitz won at Ascot in April and his confidence in the six-year-old has soared following his return to Kalgoorlie…Details
Trainer Sharon Miller says maturity has been the key to her underrated six-year-old It’s It who continued his sparkling winter form at Belmont Park on Saturday. After claiming the Listed Beaufine Stakes (1000m) in July, It’s It completed a feature race double with an all-the-way win in the Listed Idyllic Prince Stakes (1300m). “When he…Details