Moody Fined

Sarah Moody, the wife of suspended trainer Peter Moody, became the latest to be fined for making disparaging comments about Racing Victoria’s integrity department on social media. Sarah Moody (rear) after her husband Peter won a Group I on his last night of training. Photo: Darryl Sherer Stewards charged Mrs Moody with posting offensive material…

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Parnham’s Secret Doubt

Trainer Neville Parnham is confident Secret Doubt can play a major force as she ramps up her bid for next month’s Belmont Oaks on Wednesday. Parnham expects Secret Doubt and Lindsey Smith’s Black Smuggler to fight out the finish in the Hahn Ultra Dry Handicap (1675m). Black Smugger failed to escape Parnham’s attention and those…

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Pike Breaks Riding Record

Premier jockey, William Pike, capped a record-breaking day with a treble at Belmont on Saturday. Pike entered the meeting needing two winners to pass Paul Harvey’s state record of 116.5 winners in a Perth season. Pike soared past the 1999-2000 benchmark when he booted home Socially Unique in the Fast Track To Membership 2016-17 Handicap…

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Positive Swab For Young Victorian Trainer

Racing Victoria stewards have opened an investigation into a positive swab taken from a runner prepared by young trainer Logan McGill. McGill’s charge Arapahoe Moon produced a positive test to Dexamethasone, a short-acting corticosteroid, in a pre-race sample taken at Avoca on Anzac Day. Arapahoe Moon finished sixth of 10 as a $20 chance in…

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Friends Combine In Kalgoorlie

A determined owner, a compliant trainer and an injured horse that came at no cost are set to join forces at Kalgoorlie on Sunday. Trainer Ashley Grace and owner Mark Bowden have been lifetime friends since primary school and share ownership in Halusa. And because of that bond Helusa will make his goldfields debut in…

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Convincing Win Despite Betting Drift

Simon Miller’s outstanding run of success with two-year-olds continued when promising filly High Conviction defied a betting drift to win the Tabtouch Plate (1000m) at Belmont on Saturday. Miller has been the master trainer of juveniles this season, preparing 13 winners from eight individual starters including Whispering Brook, Swedish Memories, Speeding Comet, Guest Express, Atacama…

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Miller’s High Conviction

It will be hard to go past High Conviction in the TABtouch Plate (1000m) at Belmont on Saturday. The Snitzel filly presents a compelling case: she is coming off a smart maiden win, will ridden by, Paul Harvey and is prepared by the master of juveniles this season, Simon Miller. Whispering Brook headlined a stellar…

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Luckygray Retired

Star Western Australian galloper Luckygray has run his last race. The triple Group One champion has been retired after performing below expectations in Saturday’s Group 3 Hyperion Stakes (1600m). “That was probably his worst ever finish in Perth, said part-owner, Barry Mitchell on TABradio. “Shaun (O’Donnell) who has been with him all along gave us…

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