Black Heart Bart Dominant

Black Heart Bart set up a potential clash with Winx at his next start following a dominant performance in Saturday’s Group I Underwood Stakes (1800m) at Caulfield. Black Heart Bart proved too good in the Underwood Stakes. Photo: Darryl Sherer Parked in third place by Brad Rawiller behind a steady tempo set by The Cleaner,…

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Process for Thoroughbred Barrier Draws

Racing and Wagering Western Australia will revert to the previous process of barrier draws for thoroughbred races being conducted prior to release of nominations and weights for all race meetings from 1 October 2016 onwards. The trial of barrier draws being undertaken following close of final acceptances was implemented in an attempt to improve metropolitan…

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Lindop Endorses Warwick’s Break

Star Adelaide jockey, Clare Lindop, says she can appreciate why her contemporary Lucy Warwick has elected to take an indefinite break from race riding and fully endorses her surprising decision. Warwick has enjoyed a rapid rise to fame since she rode her first winner at Bunbury in 2014, but the glamour girl of Perth racing…

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First 4 Albany Meetings Transfered to Mt Barker

RWWA Manager Thoroughbred Racing and Curator Assistance Programme (CAP) Manager inspected the Albany race track with Club Officials on 14 September 2016. The track had previously been inspected by the CAP Manager on 18 August 2016 following advice from the Club that the track had not recovered adequately following the annual renovation. At that time the severe winter being…

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Price’s Boulder Cup Magic

Ross Price urges punters not to discount the winning chances of My Magic Miss in Sunday’s Listed Statewest Group Boulder Cup (2100m) at Kalgoorlie. The Bunbury-based trainer is optimistic My Magic Miss can bounce back and atone back after she failed to land a blow at Belmont two months ago. The Mastercraftsman mare started favourite…

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Dual Group I Champion Retired

Flemington trainer Nigel Blackiston has announced the retirement of dual Group I winner Suavito. Suavito winning the CF Orr Stakes in February. Photo: Darryl Sherer Suavito won eight of her 24 starts in a career that began with a second behind subsequent Group II winner Solicit in April 2013 before including wins in the 2015…

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Melbourne Cup Weights Released

The 2014 winner Protectionist has 1.5kg more than the defending Melbourne Cup champion Prince Of Penzance in the weight for the 2016 edition of Australia’s greatest race. Order Of St George is the equal top weight for the 2016 Melbourne Cup. Photo: Ascot racecourse Protectionist has returned to somewhere near his best form in Germany…

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