Tan Closes Gap In Rising Star Series

Randy Tan has closed the gap on Clint Johnston-Porter in the Touchstone Farm Rising Stars series after a riding double at Northam on Sunday. Tan trails Johnston-Porter by 15 points after guiding home the Jarrad Humphries-trained Ruling Force and Scandalous Lady for Stephen Miller. The battle behind the Johnston-Porter and Tan is hotting up with…

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Turn Me Loose Cuts Loose

Kiwi trainer Murray Baker continued his winning streak when Turn Me Loose led from start to finish in claiming the Group II $200,000 Schweppes Crystal Mile (1600m) at Moonee Valley on Saturday. Turn Me Loose did it from the front winning the Crystal Mile. Photo: Darryl Sherer Hot on the heels of Baker’s Caulfield Cup…

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Winx Blows Them Away

Champion trainer Chris Waller never made a sound as Winx dashed to greatness in Saturday’s Group I Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley. Winx and Hugh Bowman after winning the 2015 Cox Plate. Photo: Darryl Sherer Waller watched his trio of runners, that also included Preferment and Kermadec, in the weighing area alongside racing manager…

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CRA AWARD WINNERS

Dave Casey was crowned Leading Trainer at The Country Racing Association awards ceremony, held at the International on the Water Hotel at Ascot on Friday 23 October. Casey, who ended the 2014-15 season on 179 points, defeated Noel Pateman (120) with last year’s champion and brother, Sean Casey (118), finishing in third position. It was…

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Minor Setback For Delicacy

A minor injury has stopped Delicacy, last season’s three-year-old filly of the year, from resuming at Ascot on Saturday. Delicacy will miss the Prince Of Wales Stakes at Ascot on saturday. Photo: RacesSA Racing and Wagering West Australia stewards confirmed Friday morning that trainer Grant Williams has scratched Delicacy out of Saturday’s Group III Prince…

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Northam Cup Preview

Ben Pearce’s’ Raising Dubai and the Darren McAuliffe-trained Rebelson are set for stage three of their enthralling battle when they line up in the XXXX-Gold Northam Cup (1600m) on Sunday. The score line between the pair is deadlocked at one win apiece after Raising Dubai took the honours two starts back before Rebelson bounced back…

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Illuminated To Light Up Ascot

Adam Durrant is in Melbourne to overlook the preparations of Kia Ora Koutou ahead of the VRC Derby (2400m) at Flemington next week, but he will cast his eyes on another of his promising team at Ascot on Saturday. Durrant will closely watch the performance of Illuminated who ventures to Ascot for the first time…

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Sharp Looking For Edge In Geraldton

Trainer Murray Sharp says fitness will be the key to stable mates So Cute and Mystery Glow turning the tables at Geraldton’s seven race card on Thursday. So Cute and Mystery Glow suffered narrow defeats at Geraldton’s season-opening meeting two weeks ago, but Sharp believes they are primed to strike back. So Cute came very…

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RWWA MEDIA RELEASE: Alan Kennedy

Monday, 17 October 2015 MEDIA RELEASE Thoroughbred – Stewards’ Inquiry – Jockey Alan Kennedy-Kalgoorlie Boulder Racing Club – Sunday, 27 September 2015. RWWA Stewards today conducted an inquiry into the reason for Jockey Alan Kennedy recording a concentration of alcohol in excess of 0.02% when undergoing routine breath analysis testing prior to the meeting at…

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