Pateman’s Broome Cup Assault

Trainer Darryn Pateman has enjoyed a memorable Broome racing season and he is hoping to end it with a big bang on Saturday. The Karnup-based horseman will unleash his full stable arsenal in an attempt to claim the Broome Cup-Broome Sprint double. Pateman has been a regular visitor to Broome for the past six years…

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WAROA AWARD WINNERS

Popular Blackfriars gelding Black Heart Bart was officially crowned The Western Australian Racehorse Owners’ Association (WAROA) Horse of the Year at a prestigious awards ceremony on Saturday night at Perth’s Hyatt Hotel. Black Heart Bart enjoyed a stellar 2015-16 season, racing on 11 occasions across five states for five wins and four placings, the highlight…

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Kalgoorlie Road Trip For Aerozine

Damian Miller is hoping a change of environment will be the spark that ignites Aerozine back to winning form when he travels to Kalgoorlie for the first time. In a bid to try and restore some confidence back into the five-year-old, the Coolup horseman has targeted the Bardi Oceanic Beef Handicap (1100m) on Sunday. It…

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It’s A Locke For Holly At Pinjarra

Trainer Holly Locke is confident her gelding Tommi Toocan can emerge triumphant in the Keith Jeffreys Handicap (1600m) at Pinjarra on Thursday. The son of Black Tom is three runs into his winter campaign and is sure to have admirers after a luckless last-start fourth at Northam a week back. The five-year-old couldn’t get a…

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Lane’s Giant Strides From Hong Kong

Since transferring to Victoria several years ago, WA-born jockey Damian Lane has established a reputation as one of Australia’s elite riders. It’s been a successful transition from apprentice to senior rider for the former Sandgroper, but there were a few sceptics in the beginning. No one questioned his undoubted talent, but homesickness, weight concerns and…

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Perth Feature Wins 2015-2016

Perth Feature Wins For 2015-2016 Racing Season GROUP ONE RACE HORSE JOCKEY TRAINER Railway Stakes Good Project Craig Williams Chris Waller Winterbottom Stakes Buffering Damian Browne Rob Heathcote Kingston Town Perfect Reflection William Pike Grant Williams GROUP TWO RACE HORSE JOCKEY TRAINER Lee Steere Stakes Black Heart Bart Glenn Smith Vaughn Sigley WA Guineas Man…

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Perth Premiership Champions

Adam Durrant finished the season in style when progressive four-year-old Majinika posted back-to-back wins in the Young Membership 2016/17 Handicap (1200m) at Belmont on Saturday, giving the Karnup stable their sixth consecutive Perth Trainer’s premiership. Durrant, who is enjoying an extended break from racing, ended the 2015-16 season on 67 metropolitan wins, four clear of…

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Miller Ends Season With A Bang

In-form trainer Simon Miller ended the season with a bang after First Among Equals commenced his winter and autumn campaign in style at Belmont on Saturday. First Among Equals served notice he was a horse on the way up last campaign when he claimed the Pinjarra Classic (1300m) in February and he confirmed that rating…

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