Rowe Adopts A Change In Plans

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…


Apprentice Award Winners

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…


Four In A Row For Danehills Daughter

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…


Wright’s Coolgardie Cup Blitz

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…


Maturity The Key To It’s It Says Miller

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…


Wayside On Track For Coolgardie Cup

After two suspensory injuries and a short-lived retirement seven-year-old Saverio shed his maiden status at Belmont.  It commenced what could be a big week for co trainers Todd and Rob Harvey with Wayside set to continue his good form this preparation in the upcoming Coolgardie Cup.