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8
May

MAROCCHINO’S GOLDEN CAMPAIGN CONTINUES

Marocchino’s golden campaign reached its peak when the emerging Lou Luciani-trained stayer won his fourth straight race at Ascot on Saturday. After wins in the Albany Cup (2100m) and Diggers Cup (1800m), Marocchino claimed a runaway victory in the $100,000 Eurythmic Stakes (2150m). Marocchino never surrendered the lead after being sent forward by in form …

5
May

TRI FOR US DEFIES EARLY DOUBTERS AND DELIVERS PARNHAM A CENTURY

Leading trainer Adam Durrant believes there are feature race opportunities for impressive three-year-old Tri For Us after she continued her impressive introduction to racing at Ascot today (Wednesday). Progressing from an excellent Pinjarra maiden victory, the daughter of Vital Equine won the Amelia Park Lodge Handicap (1400m) and delivered jockey Chris Parnham with a personal …

4
May

FINAL CHILL TO EXTEND CAMPAIGN

Any plan of spelling Final Chill has been shelved by the gelding’s trainer. Kieran McDonagh is considering extending Final Chill’s campaign to include the $100,000 Eurythmic Stakes (2150m) at Ascot on Saturday. McDonagh thought about resting Final Chill after the Road To Jericho WA Qualifier (3100m) at Albany, but had a change of heart. “He …

3
May

No Concerns Over Kay Cee Trial

WA Hall Of Fame trainer Neville Parnham hosed down any concerns over Kay Cee after the quality mare finished last in a Lark Hill trial on Monday. In her first official hit out since last year’s Ascot summer carnival, Kay Cee finished heat seven 10 lengths adrift of tearaway leader, We’ve Got Dreams. Ridden by …

2
May

Miller Predicts Bright Future For Ruthless Tycoon

Trainer Stephen Miller unearthed an exciting two-year-old with Ruthless Tycoon scoring a brilliant win on debut at Ascot on Saturday. The Written Tycoon gelding was well fancied after two impressive trial wins and flashed huge potential to lead and run his rivals ragged. Sent out the $2.80 favourite and ridden by Brad Parnham, Ruthless Tycoon …

27
Apr

2021 LADIES OF RACING AWARD NOMINEES ANNOUNCED

The Ladies of Racing Awards celebrate the diverse role of women in the thoroughbred racing industry, with recognition awarded to individuals in the following categories: welfare, leadership, administration and dedication to thoroughbred racing. Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) is pleased to announce the following nominees for the 2021 Ladies of Racing Awards: Welfare Award …

27
Apr

LADIES OF RACING EVENT POSTPONEMENT

In response to Government advice specific to COVID-19, Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) has made the decision to postpone the Ladies of Racing event that was planned for Friday, 30 April 2021. We remain committed to delivering the event and plan to reschedule pending further Government advice. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause, …

27
Apr

CONDOR HEROES TO TARGET BEAUFINE STAKES

Sunday’s Mazda Northam Stakes shapes as one of the races of the Perth year. With the likes Valour Road, Flirtini, Cup Night, Rock Magic, River Beau, Gemma’s Son and Free Trade, the Group 3 event should be a cracking and frenetic race. The $150,000 Northam Mazda Stakes (1100m) could also signal the end of Rock …

22
Apr

A STORM COMING IN SHEILA GWYNNE SAYS AZZOPARDI

Tycoon Storm has been a key firmer with Tabtouch for the Listed Sheila Gwynne Classic (1400m) at Ascot on Saturday. Prepared by Lindsey Smith, Tycoon Storm is unbeaten in two starts this campaign and after opening at $2.25 on Wednesday she is now into $1.90. Watch Me Dance, runner-up to Tycoon Storm last start, is …

22
Apr

PIKE CONFIDENT OF DIGGERS SUCCESS

Champion jockey William Pike likes what he sees from Marocchino and says there’s no reason why they can’t continue their successful association at Ascot on Saturday. Pike holds a perfect record on the Lou Luciani-trained gelding and remains bullish they can extend their productive strike rate to a winning hat trick in the Diggers Cup …

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