Wonderful Winks Wins Again

Racenet » News » Race Reviews Race Reviews 2016 Warwick Stakes result – Wonderful Winx wins again Paul Joice – 20 Aug 2016 Champion mare Winx began her Cox Plate defence with a performance that jockey Hugh Bowman described as “probably her easiest win” when romping home with the Group II Warwick Stakes (1400m) at…

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Heatherly Too Slick In Carlyon

Heatherly made light of pre-race concerns about the track to land Saturday’s Listed Carlyon Stakes (1000m) at Moonee Valley. Heatherly was clear at the end of the Carlyon Stakes. Photo: Darryl Sherer Connections had been watching the weather during the week, not wanting the track to deteriorate into the heavy range. On the upgraded soft(5)…

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Parnham’s Kalgoorlie Gloryland

Gloryland is on trial for the riches of the Kalgoorlie race round if he can negotiate his first venture to the goldfields on Sunday. A strong performance in the Palace Hotel-The Goldrush (1600m) and trainer Neville Parnham will target the Coolgardie Cup (1600m)-Hannans Handicap (1400m). “Part of the reason sending him to Kalgoorlie is to…

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Smith Reflecting On Kalgoorlie

Reflectance is on target to contest the Hannans Handicap (1400m) in Kalgoorlie, according to the seven-year-olds Karnup-based trainer, Lindsey Smith. Smith is confident Reflectance can boost his credentials for the goldfields feature after the Carnivale At Crown Handicap (1200m) at Belmont on Saturday. “The distance suits him, the track should dry out a little and…

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Fresh Is Best For Waller?

Chris Waller-trained horses have been firing first-up this season. Photo: Steve Hart At Canterbury on Wednesday three-year-old filly Gretna provided Waller with his fifth first-up victor since the turn of the season two and a half weeks ago. And four of those were able to succeed on rain-affected ground. Gretna ($2.80 fav) had trialled twice…

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Johnston-Porter Scoops Apprentice Awards

Clint Johnston-Porter celebrated an outstanding 2015-16 racing season by taking home three of the major titles at Racing and Wagering Western Australia’s (RWWA) Apprentice Awards on Monday. The talented young rider, acknowledged by an audience of industry, government and media representatives at Fraser Suites in Perth, won Leading Metropolitan Apprentice Jockey, Leading Regional Apprentice Jockey…

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Russian Revolution Brave

Mark Zahra wasted hard to ride Russian Revolution and the deprivation paid off when the colt landed Saturday’s Group III Vain Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield. Russian Revolution led all the way in the Vain Stakes. Photo: Darryl Sherer Zahra missed the winning ride aboard Great Esteem earlier in the day as he was in the…

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