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17
Sep

Young Trainer To Seize Opportunity

Young trainer Neville Parker is daring to dream his new acquisition First Among Equals can lead him down the path to big time Ascot carnival races later this year. Parker says he’s excited to have a horse of First Among Equals profile join his stable and is determined to grasp what he hopes will be …

17
Sep

Scales Of Justices’ Campaign Comes To An End

Lindsey Smith will head straight to the paddock with his star gelding Scales Of Justice, ruling out any potential of the seven-year-old returning to Perth for the Ascot carnival. Smith made the decision to spell the dual Group 1 champion after his fifth placing at Flemington on Saturday, saying a hard run in the Group …

17
Sep

Pike’s Power Pick

Champion jockey William Pike has delivered a glowing endorsement of WA Derby winner Regal Power’s trial performance at Lark Hill yesterday. Regal Power finished a close second to former stablemate Perfect Jewel in a 950m trial, the first time he had been seen publically since the epic Group 2 Derby win in April. The four-year-old …

16
Sep

Railway Remains Option For Samizdat

Promising four-year-old Samizdat is still a big chance of contesting the Ascot carnival after he launched his campaign at Lark Hill on Monday, according to Chris Gangemi. An eastern states preparation targeting the Golden Eagle (1500m) in Sydney remains on the cards, but Gangemi hasn’t ruled out the Group 1 Railway Stakes (1600m) on home …

16
Sep

History Making Apprentice Lights Up Belmont

Jade McNaught says she will have no problems keeping her feet grounded after creating WA racing history at Belmont on Saturday. In a stunning  riding display, McNaught became the first apprentice jockey to boot home six winners in a WA metropolitan meeting. McNaught launched her memorable day on Belle Of Liberty and then followed up …

16
Sep

Fox On The Run

Talented mare Friar Fox is in line to return to Melbourne after she made a sparkling return for trainer Justine Erkelens at Belmont on Saturday. Racing first-up since July, Friar Fox settled back and rocketed down the outside to win the Tabtouch-Better Your Bet Handicap (1600) impressively. Ridden by Steven Parnham, Friar Fox, defeated Missile …

13
Sep

Brad Parnham: Back From The Brink

Jockey Brad Parnham has ridden as many metaphorical waves as he has winners in his 15-year career to date, providing his winning double at Belmont last Saturday with more sentimental value than you’d expect for the standard ratings races they were classified as. Just six months ago, a rapidly-progressing career which saw Parnham finish equal-second …

13
Sep

Abdicator In Fine Form For Farnley

Trainer Darren McAuliffe’s attention will largely be focused on the happenings at Flemington tomorrow, but he’s bullish he has the right horse to score in the feature event at Belmont Park. McAuliffe has Gatting and Rebel King engaged in feature races in Melbourne, where he will be on Saturday, while Abdicator will fly the Impressive …

13
Sep

Gangemi Hoping To Buck The Odds In Farnley Stakes

Chris Gangemi hopes he can buck the odds and win his second Farnley Stakes (1400m) at Belmont on Saturday. Gangemi is backing in Disposition and Saracino to revive fond memories of when stable star Rock Magic won the Listed race in 2014. Disposition has yet to win for Gangemi since the Bullsbrook trainer outplayed $45,000 …

13
Sep

Veteran On Song For Carnarvon Cup

Trainer Greg Beauglehole is upbeat about the chances of claiming the Tabtouch Carnarvon Cup (2000m) with evergreen galloper I’m A Bluebagger on Saturday. The Helenus 10-year-old has been an outstanding performer for Beauglehole all his career, compiling a record of eight wins and 15 placings from 62 starts. I’m A Bluebagger is chasing his second …

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