Perfect Reflection Underlines Star Power

Perfect Reflection underlined her class and cemented her reputation as WA’s best three-year-old with a pulsating win in the Group 3 Champion Fillies Stakes (1600m) at Ascot on Saturday. Casting aside an injury interrupted preparation that caused her to miss the Burgess Queen Stakes (1400m), the More Than Ready filly extended her unbeaten sequence to…

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Miller To Unveil Promising Juvenile

Simon Miller will unveil another of his promising juveniles when Nobel Image steps out for her debut appearance in the Caltex Plate (1000m) at Ascot on Saturday. Punters have jumped in to support the Ready’s Image filly, her quote firming from $3 to $2.70 favouritism with the TAB, after an impressive trial win at Lark…

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Mitchell Eyes Guineas

Veteran trainer Wally Mitchell says Big Red Costa deserves to have a shot at the WA Guineas (1600m) after landing a soft win in the Champion Fillies Day On November 14 Handicap (1500m) at Ascot on Wednesday. Finding the front from barrier one and taking advantage of a slowly run race, the son of Von…

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Thoroughbred – Stewards Inquiry – Trainer Daniel Morton – SPURRED IN FLIGHT

RWWA Stewards yesterday concluded the inquiry into the non-presentation of SPURRED IN FLIGHT for the collection of samples at Belmont trials on 23 June 2015 and the reports of the laboratories from urine samples taken subsequently at the Ascot Race course sample collection facility indicating the presence of 2-(1-hydroxyethy) promazine sulfoxide (metabolite of acepromazine). At…

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Champion Fillies Stakes History

The Champion Fillies Stakes (1600m) was first run in 1946 and won by Burabudy who defeated Cylena and Rose Morn. The three-year-old feature race held Group 2 status from 1979 to 1996 before being downgraded to Group 3 level in 1997. WA Champion Fillies/WA Guineas: 3 Queen of the May (1959), Prediction (Guineas Nov 1949.…

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Peters Stakes History

The Peters Stakes is the final opportunity to gain entry into WA racing’s premier event: the Group 1 $1 million Railway Stakes (1600m) at Ascot on November 21. The Peters Stakes was first run in 1905 and won by Rustaff. The race has carried Listed status from 1979 until 1985 and Group 3 level since…

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New RWWA Board Member Appointed

Racing and Wagering Western Australia’s Chairman, Jeff Ovens, has welcomed the appointment of Michael Heath to the RWWA Board. Mr Heath will commence his role at the upcoming November Board meeting and replaces the outgoing Prof. John Yovich who has been operating as RWWA’s General Manager Racing since June. Mr Heath has vast experience and…

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York Cup Special

The York Cup has been a good race for the Durrant family. Back in 1998 Geoff shared the spoils when My Mate Jack dead-heated with Mazz And Me. Last year it was the turn of son, Adam, who upheld family pride with My Bonny Lad. Adam has an excellent chance of claiming back-to-back York Cups…

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