WITTEN DARES TO DREAM

For the moment, it’s a dream for Robert Witten, but after Fly With Caution’s tough win, he doesn’t think it’s an impossibility. Witten believes progressive gelding Fly With Caution looks bound for better things after carrying big weight at Ascot on Saturday. Lumping 60kg, Fly With Caution appeared vulnerable when he hit the front early…

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Amelia’s Jewel To Annabel Neasham

Star WA mare, Amelia’s Jewel, will race under the guidance of Sydney trainer Annabel Neasham after completing her final run for Perth trainer Simon Miller in next month’s G1 Goodwood in Adelaide. Owner-breeder Peter Walsh spoke to Julio Santarelli about the move earlier this morning (Tuesday). Amelia’s Jewel will be trained by @ANeashamRacing following her…

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MAGNIFICENT ANDY STAYS HOME

Magnificent Andy scored a surprising win at Ascot on Saturday, but any notion of taking him to Victoria has been ruled out by trainer Stephen Miller. After a rails-hugging ride by Jarrad Noske, Magnificent Andy defeated Laced Up Heels in an exciting conclusion to the $200,000 Drummond Golf Joey (1200m). First up this campaign and…

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TIN CHOOKS ANSWERS THE QUESTIONS

When Tin Chooks commenced his current campaign last December, his trainer Kieran Regan was keen to test the waters and have a few private questions answered. Chief amongst Regan’s queries was whether Tin Chooks could develop into a consistent city horse or would he have to lower the bar and temper his expectations. Despite modest…

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PIKE RAPT IN KESHI BOOM PROGRESS

The progress of boom filly Keshi Boom continues to please jockey William Pike as her much anticipated return to racing gathers momentum. All eyes are focused on the unbeaten Grant and Alana Williams-trained three-year-old who stamped her claims as a budding star last year. Keshi Boom completed a campaign clean sweep that culminated in winning…

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GERALDTON CUP MASTERCLAS

Two starts back, What A Prince ran second in the Batavia Sprint (1200m), Geraldton’s main sprint. Two starts later, What A Prince wins the Geraldton Cup (2100m), Geraldton’s premier race. Sunday’s popular home-town victory was the brainchild of trainer, Barry Newnham and executed to the minute by jockey, Chris Nicoll. Newnham’s decision to back his…

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RADFORD HEAPS PRAISE ON COMFORT ME

Rhys Radford never hides his admiration for Comfort Me, an outside chance of causing a big upset on his resumption in the Group 3 Roma Cup (1100m) at Ascot on Saturday. Radford considers the clash between Comfort Me and glamour mare Amelia’s Jewel as a David versus Goliath battle, but he’s confident his underdog won’t…

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