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18
Jul

Enticing Star To Climb Everest

Leading Perth owner Bob Peters’ hopes in The Everest was given a major boost after Enticing Star secured a slot in the $14 million sprint today. Peters is set to play a major hand in the rich sprint, to be run at Randwick later this year, with Enticing Star to join her gun mare Arcadia …

18
Jul

Allan Searching For Change Of Luck

“The only sure thing about luck is it will change.”-Walter Minzer. Martin Allan might not be familiar with the work of the American playwright, but he is hoping he is correct. Because if there is one trainer who could mount an argument that he deserves a change in luck it could be Allan. Since Sir …

16
Jul

WA Racing News

PING ME ANOTHER Ping Me Another will be transferred to Trent Bussitin and Natalie Young in Melbourne. Previous trainer, Chris Willis, who retains a 30 per cent share in the filly, said it was an offer too good to refuse. The daughter of Musket only won once from 11 starts, a dead-heat in May, but …

16
Jul

Come Play With Me On The Cards To Join Waller Stable

Top trainer Adam Durrant is considering an east coast campaign for Saturday’s upset Swan River Vase (2200m) winner, Come Play With Me. Durrant said he is exploring his options, but a stint with Chris Waller in Sydney looms as a distinct possibility for the four-year-old. “At this moment because he is going so well I’m …

15
Jul

Malaguerra Thrives Under Smith

Owner Bruno Micalizzi is delighted with the physical condition of Malaguerra after the Magnus gelding completing a solid trial performance at Lark Hill on Monday. Stepping out for his first official hit out under new trainer, Lindsey Smith, Malaguerra, worked to the line strongly when second to Rebel King in a 950m heat. A dual …

14
Jul

Marvellous Mia Dolce Delivers For Buckley

Iron filly Mia Dolce has given young trainer Jayce Buckley his first win as a trainer, taking out the Glory Glory Plate (1000m) at Belmont. It was just the second time the two-year-old has started for Buckley, having done her previous racing with Frank Pangallo and George Davies. Buckley, a former jockey in WA and …

12
Jul

Shinju Faces New Test In Perth

Shinju will face his first test in Western Australia for new trainer Chris Gangemi when he tackles the Vale Bruno Tognini Handicap (1000m) at Belmont on Saturday. The Written Tycoon three-year-old has not raced since winning his sole race for previous trainers Peter and Paul Snowden at Gosford last October. At his seventh race start …

12
Jul

Lord Ludlow Rules After Shaky Beginning

Paul Jordan knows as well as anyone the vagaries of training thoroughbreds. As one of Western Australia’s most skillful horseman, he’s experienced the highs and lows of racing. Two Group 1 victories in the WA Derby and a string of other major Perth races are certainly the highs. The lows are when a yearling suffers …

10
Jul

Broome Inspires Jelani Express

Like a lot of horses Jelani Express has thrived in a change of environment. After just one win from his first 21 starts, Jelani Express has rediscovered his zest for racing in Broome. The Henny Hughes gelding is unbeaten since being taken up north and last Saturday racked up his fourth straight win on the …

10
Jul

WA Racing News Update

FRIAR FOX Trainer Justine Erkelens says Friar Fox will go out for a short break after she finished unplaced as the favourite at Belmont on Saturday. Backing up after winning over a mile on June 22, the daughter of Blackfriars ran 10th to Spiritual Warrior, beaten nine lengths. Friar Fox was having her third start …

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