Peter Bamford is back training horses but no matter how many winners he claims in the future he has already won the biggest race of his life. Nearly four years ago Bamford suffered a major health scare when he was diagnosed with throat cancer. Life as he knew it changed forever. “It wasn’t too good,…Details
Gary Bowen is confident Medici Vase can figure in the finish of the Rivet Mining Services Handicap (1600m) at Kalgoorlie on Sunday. And the experienced trainer believes the gelding owes him a win after being responsible for a painful stable accident several weeks ago. “I was trying to put him on the horse treadmill and…Details
Manager Commercial Racing (RWWA) David Hunter, said there will be industry consultation to determine if the iconic Perth Cup will revert back to 3200m for next year.
Jeff Noske’s high opinion of Salorsci was further validated when the talented three-year-old launched his autumn campaign in style at Ascot on Saturday. The Ascot trainer lavished praise on Salorsci, who maintained his unbeaten record when he staved off Dainty Tess in the Neometals Handicap (1000m). After settling third for Noske’s son, Jarrad, Salorsci grabbed…Details
Madassa can get his career back on track when he challenges a hot line up in the $125,000 Listed Avon Valley Toyota-Northam Stakes (1100m) on Sunday. Northam’s opening meeting of the season marks the return of the Lindsey Smith-trained five-year-old after a tendon injury sidelined him for 18-months. The talented Due Sasso gelding has not…Details
Six weeks ago, apprentice Kate Witten considered her racing career to be over. She had lost interest. She had enough. She wanted out. The girl who successfully pursued her dream of becoming a jockey, felt she had no choice but to step away from the riding ranks. With her career at the crossroads, Witten accepted…Details
A total of 40 trainers and 20 jockeys shared the 65 races held in Perth metro company in the month of April. TOP METRO JOCKEYS BY WINNERS William Pike 09 Aaron Mitchell 07 Chris Parnham 06 Brad Parnham 06 Clint Johnston-Porter 05 Jarrad Noske 05 Steven Parnham 05 Randy Tan 04 Shaun McGruddy 03 Jerry…Details
Star Exhibit commenced his Melbourne campaign under Darren Weir in flying fashion, taking out the Listed Thoroughbred Stakes at Caulfield. Owner, Bob Peters, outlined what’s next for the five-year-old gelding on TABradio’s The Sports Daily.
Caipirinha’s Adelaide carnival plans received a major boost after the quality filly launched her autumn campaign in emphatic fashion at Ascot on Saturday. Sent straight to the front by, Joe Azzopardi, Caipirinha held that position throughout, cruising to the line as she pleased in the Seacorp Handicap (1000m). The Simon Miller-trained daughter of Nicconi, racing…Details
Justine Erkelens has high hopes Vital Blast can improve and go one better in the Devil’s Lair Plate (1000m) at Ascot on Saturday. Erkelens’ confidence is based on the two-year-old’s outstanding debut two weeks ago when he ran a gallant second to Vexilloid. The Vital Equine gelding had to do it the tough way after…Details