Real Love On Target For Brisbane Cup

Real Love dispelled any doubts about her ability to cope with a long campaign with a record-breaking win in the Group III JRA Cup (2000m) at Doomben. Real Love. Photo: Darryl Sherer Real Love, the $2.60 favourite, held off the unlucky Sir John Hawkwood ($4.20) to win by three-quarters of a length. Volkhere ($16) was…

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Roma Cup Showdown

In boxing parlance the $125,000 Group 3 Roma Cup (1200m) is being hailed as a heavyweight showdown between Luckygray and Magnifisio. In one corner there is triple Group One champion, Luckygray. The eight-year-old launches his comeback to racing after a 12-month injury layoff. Luckygray has not raced since taking out last year’s Roma Cup for…

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Stone Revels In Milestone Weekend

It was a massive 48 hours for emerging young rider, Tayla Stone, one that she is still revelling in. Last Friday at home base in Albany she clinched leading junior rider, her first major award. 24 hours later Stone landed her first city winner when Chasing Chaos won a thriller at Belmont Park. “It was…

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WA Take Out Apprentice Series

For the first occasion since its inception in 2008. Western Australia’s apprentice jockeys have earned bragging rights by taking out the National Apprentice Series in Adelaide. Going into the final leg of the series at Murray Bridge, WA was holding a two point lead over Victoria with Tasmania and Queensland tied and South Australia placed…

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Turner To Uphold State Pride In Apprentice Series

Jordan Turner will be out to uphold state pride when he represents Western Australia (WA) in the final leg of the National Apprentice Series at Murray Bridge on Wednesday. Inaugurated in 2008, the challenge aims to give leading apprentices from across the nation the opportunity to compete with their interstate contemporaries. Turner joins Clint Johnston-Porter,…

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Fernie Extends Kalgoorlie Lead

Sarah Bonner has shot to the lead in Kalgoorlie’s leading rider title after completing a double on Saturday. Bonner advanced to five wins after four meetings when she guided Comanche Red and Roadsinger in the final two races. The emerging apprentice leads Ben Kennedy and Tayla Stone, who steered Ningbo to an impressive six length…

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Wolfe On Track For Albany Premiership

Honours for Albany’s leading rider remains up for grabs as the 2015-16 racing season draws to a close on Friday. Brad Parnham, Mitchell Pateman, Shaun McGruddy and Ben Kennedy are still in the hunt for bragging rights. Parnham and Pateman hold a narrow one win advantage with McGruddy and Kennedy right on their coattails. Ahead…

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